Ashleigh Hopkins is a well established florist who has taught in London, USA, Canada and Japan. She is now offering classes for beginners, intermediates and professionals to gain new ideas and inspiration, whether it is for a personal experience or for a business. We will explain how to arrange flowers so you have the knowledge, ability and confidence to produce beautiful designs for simple gifts or elaborate occasions. 

Come and Visit us at our shop and flower school at 115 Cotmandene Crescent St Pauls Cray Orpington Kent BR5 2RB 0208 302 2207


Class Dates:


Flowers and discussion Thursday 28th April 4pm - 6pm Free  

This is an afternoon to discuss everything and anything to do with flowers. We will explore what is in season and the best way to arrange them and show you a few simple designs that you can do at home. Relaxed and informal come along and enjoy


Flower Fun morning  £30.00  Thursday 12th May  2016

An informal morning of demonstrations and hands on practical flower arranging. Ashleigh will start the morning with a demonstration of designs followed by refreshments and then a workshop where you will make your own arrangement to take home, lots of tips and ideas given to inspire you to have fun with flowers at home or to give gifts to friends.

 


One Day Hand Tied Bouquet course - Wednesday 11th May 2016

£95.00

Ashleigh Hopkins Florist, St Pauls Cray from 10.00 - 16.00

This is a day course for all levels of floristry where you learn how to make  hand tied bouquets in different styles, and also how to arrange them in a vase, we discuss choosing flowers and colours to make a perfect combination. Tea, coffee and snacks are provided, please bring your own lunch.


One Day Arrangement course - Wednesday 1st June 2016

£95.00

Ashleigh Hopkins Florist, St Pauls Cray from 10.00 - 16.00

This is a day course for all levels of floristry where you learn how to make  arrangements. How to choose your container and flowers to make the best arrangement for your home or event.Tea, coffee and snacks are provided, please bring your own lunch.


One Day Wedding Course -  Thursday 2nd June 2016

£95.00

Ashleigh Hopkins Florist St Pauls Cray from 10.00 - 16.00

Have you ever wanted to make your own wedding flowers? Learn how to organise your bouquets and reception flowers, what you may be able to do yourself or what you may need your florist to do for you, we will help you to create your perfect day, when flowers are available and what to choose for the style and them you are having. You will make a bouquet and table arrangement to take home with you. Tea, coffee and snacks are provided, please bring your own lunch daily.



One Week Course for Beginners -  £500.00 Monday 6th June - Friday 10th June 2016

Ashleigh Hopkins Florist, St Pauls Cray Bexleyheath from 10.00 - 16.00 daily

​This is a week course for beginners where you will learn the basics of floristry, including sourcing and buying flowers . how to condition and look after them and how to master the skills to become a florist or have flowers at home. Tea, coffee and snacks are provided, please bring your own lunch daily.


Two Week Business Course -  £1.500.00 Monday 12th September - Friday 23rd September 2016
Ashleigh Hopkins Florist, St Pauls Cray from 10.00 - 16.00 daily

This is a week course for those who are looking to start a business or to choose a new career path or gain new information and inspiration for their current business You will learn about the floristry business in depth from wedding work to sympathy on how to choose and condition flowers, practical and theory classes will leave you full of information ready to start your new career. We will support you after the course by being only a phone call away with answers to any additional questions you may have.   Tea, coffee and snacks are provided, please bring your own lunch daily.


Four Week in depth  Course 

£2,500.00

Ashleigh Hopkins Florist, St. Paul's Cray from 10.00 - 16.00 daily


This is a four week career course is for those who are looking to start their own business in floristry, or who are entering the industry or even just to gain more skills and confidence in their current position. We will look into the floristry industry in depth from every aspect, including day to day running of the business, hand tied bouquets, funeral work, wedding work, corporate work; including different techniques and designs, how to purchase and source flowers and sundries and answer any questions you may have. We will support you after the course by being only a phone call or email away to help you continue your career. Tea, coffee and snacks are provided, please bring your own lunch daily.


Children's Flower Parties £150.00 up to 10 children

2 hours of fun with flowers for children to enjoy, they will decorate their own vase and then fill it with their own flower arrangement, this also includes a birthday cake and drinks. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


To book any of the classes please call us on 0208 301 0550

Our class sizes are small so we can ensure personal attention for everyone, all materials for the classes are provided for the day, and you will take home the items you make, you may wish to bring a camera to photograph the items you make. If you have any questions please feel free to call us. 








Flower School

Ashleigh Hopkins Florist