Industry News Archives - Page 12 of 14 - British Florist Association

Chelsea Flower Show… your chance to shine

Applications Open for New Look Floristry Competition at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2020 Floristry will take centre stage in the iconic Great Pavilion at next year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show (19-23 May) as the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) refreshes the popular Floristry Competition and invites talented florists from across the UK to take part in … Read more

Industry awards and the winners are……

BFA Industry Awards, FleurEx 2019

Below are the categories for 2019 and we are pleased to announce the winners of the individual awards. IoPF Floristry Student of the Year Claire Kenyon, Bicton College Floristry Tutor of the Year Elaine Thackray, Writtle University College. Floristry Training Provider of the Year Writtle University College Grower of the Year Crosslands Flower Nursery Sundries Supplier … Read more

Industry Awards 2019 Finalists

IoPF Student of the Year Finalists Catherine Michell, Hadlow College Claire Kenyon, Bicton College Lindsay Shaw, Myerscough College Sandra Fernie, Doncaster College Florist Tutor of the Year Finalists Denise Cross, Bicton College Elaine Thackray, Writtle University College Jane Benefield, Moreton Morrell College Jayne Buet, Glasgow Clyde College Rosemae Burns, Glasgow Clyde College Tracy Benton, Hadlow … Read more

World Skills- Liz achieves 5th place

Icing on the cake! Elizabeth Newcombe has received a Medallion of Excellence for her work Worldskillskazan2019 . A very respectable 5th place! Well deserved Lizzie! Chairman Brian said ”For Elizabeth to gain a Certificate of Excellence in the World Skills in Kazan Russia is a great achievement. She has done our Industry proud. For floristry to … Read more

BFA European Floristry School – what a fabulous time

The EFS 19 is over but what a fantastic time we had. Gorgeous designs made by our 3 designers, Niina Minkkenin-Westerlund from Finland, Alex Segura from Spain and Roman Steinhauer from Russia. Over 20 florists each day were treated to all 3 designers work and took away with them some inspirational ideas as well as … Read more

Level 3 ‘Mickey Mouse’ qualification- THE FACTS

An article written by Camilla Turner, Education Editor of the Telegraph has caused outrage amongst florists around the Country. Reading the alarming article gives the impression that all is doom and gloom but that’s simply not the case. Tracy Benton the Principle Moderator for City and Guilds floristry and Team Manager for the Institute of … Read more

RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year Competition 2019

RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year competition is held in the heart of the world’s most famous flower show, within the Great Pavilion. This showcase of exceptional skills of professional florists always leaves the Chelsea visitors in awe. The 32 florists across two sessions will be representing British Floristry to the 100,000’s and the millions that watch the … Read more

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