Flower Workshops

Flower Workshops

Learn the art of floral design at one of our ever-popular flower workshops.  Choose from one of our scheduled fresh or dried floral workshops or contact us to arrange a private session.  Our flower arranging classes are perfect for birthdays, hen parties, baby showers or Christmas events and they offer a great alternative to corporate team-building events. 

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Half Day & EVENING Workshops
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Half Day & EVENING Workshops
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Full Day & two day Workshops

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Private Flower Workshops

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Private Flower Workshops

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We have a host of exciting workshops in 2024. From fresh hand-tied bouquets, to dried floral arrangements and foraged florals, there is something to suit everyone. All our workshops are beginner friendly and are held in our beautiful French atelier, with new dates added throughout the year and a dedicated month of Christmas fun during December. Every workshop is designed to be informative and fun, combining fabulous florals, fizz and sweet fancies.

Half-day workshops begin at 2pm. Full-day workshops begin at 10am. Evening workshops begin at 6.30pm.

And if you are looking to gift a floral experience, why not purchase an Ollie & Ivy Flower School Gift Voucher and let your loved one choose a workshop and date that suits them.


Half Day & Evening Workshops

Half Day & Evening Workshops

Create A Hand-Tied Bouquet

Every season brings its own unique floral display, so celebrate the seasons and create your own beautiful hand-tied fresh flower bouquet. Using contemporary floristry techniques, this is an opportunity to work with fresh stems and learn about colour, design, texture and composition. The session takes place at our atelier and is served with fizz and artisan fancies.

SKILLS LEVEL: Beginner friendly

WORKSHOP DATES:
Saturday 29th June -- 2pm
Saturday 13th July - 2pm
Saturday 28th July - 2pm - SOLD OUT
Saturday 10th August - 2pm
Sunday 8th September - 2pm - SOLD OUT

WORKSHOP FEE: £80


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Create A Hand-Tied Bouquet

Every season brings its own unique floral display, so celebrate the seasons and create your own beautiful hand-tied fresh flower bouquet. Using contemporary floristry techniques, this is an opportunity to work with fresh stems and learn about colour, design, texture and composition. The session takes place at our atelier and is served with fizz and artisan fancies.

SKILLS LEVEL: Beginner friendly

WORKSHOP DATES:
Saturday 29th June -- 2pm
Saturday 13th July - 2pm
Saturday 28th July - 2pm - SOLD OUT
Saturday 10th August - 2pm
Sunday 8th September - 2pm - SOLD OUT

WORKSHOP FEE: £80


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Create a Dried Floral Bouquet

Dried flowers provide a wonderful medium to create a beautiful home décor and are increasingly used as an alternative to other interior decorations.

There is a wide variety of dried materials on offer and on this half day course learn how to dry your own flowers and understand the key principles of dried floral design. Taking home a fabulous arrangement for your home.

This workshop takes place in small groups, ensuring high levels of personal tuition in a friendly and inclusive environment in our beautiful purpose-built atelier. Fizz and fancies served on arrival.

SKILLS LEVEL: Beginner friendly

WORKSHOP DATES:
Saturday 6th July - 2pm
Thursday 1st August - 6.30pm

WORKSHOP FEE: £75


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Create a Dried Floral Bouquet

Dried flowers provide a wonderful medium to create a beautiful home décor and are increasingly used as an alternative to other interior decorations.

There is a wide variety of dried materials on offer and on this half day course learn how to dry your own flowers and understand the key principles of dried floral design. Taking home a fabulous arrangement for your home.

This workshop takes place in small groups, ensuring high levels of personal tuition in a friendly and inclusive environment in our beautiful purpose-built atelier. Fizz and fancies served on arrival.

SKILLS LEVEL: Beginner friendly

WORKSHOP DATES:
Saturday 6th July - 2pm
Thursday 1st August - 6.30pm

WORKSHOP FEE: £75


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Summer urn Arrangement

Have you ever wondered how floral installations are built? If so, this is the perfect workshop to extend your existing floral knowledge and understand how to create a floral showstopper.

Using sustainable floral methods, this one-day course is suitable for anyone with a passion for flowers, but is particularly of value to those who are considering a move into event floristry or venue styling.

A great opportunity to learn new skills that will be of huge value to future projects.

This workshop takes place in small groups, ensuring high levels of personal tuition in a friendly and inclusive environment in our beautiful purpose-built atelier. Fizz and fancies served on arrival.

SKILLS LEVEL: Beginner friendly

WORKSHOP DATES:
Saturday 24th August - 2pm - SOLD OUT

WORKSHOP FEE:
£95.00


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Summer Urn Arrangement

Have you ever wondered how floral installations are built? If so, this is the perfect workshop to extend your existing floral knowledge and understand how to create a floral showstopper.

Using sustainable floral methods, this one-day course is suitable for anyone with a passion for flowers, but is particularly of value to those who are considering a move into event floristry or venue styling.

A great opportunity to learn new skills that will be of huge value to future projects.

This workshop takes place in small groups, ensuring high levels of personal tuition in a friendly and inclusive environment in our beautiful purpose-built atelier. Fizz and fancies served on arrival.

SKILLS LEVEL: Beginner friendly

WORKSHOP DATES:
Saturday 24th August - 2pm - SOLD OUT

WORKSHOP FEE:
£95.00


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Full Day Workshops

Full Day Workshops

Fresh Summer Florals

It's time for Chelsea and that means summer is on its way (we hope!). This season brings an abundance of shapes and colours and we are spoilt for choice when ti comes to summer stems! Romantic and whimsical, summer varieties are the perfect flowers for creating beautiful designs.

So we celebrate the season with this one day workshop that teaches those with a passion for flowers, all about the artistry of floral design and creation. The day begins with a short exploration of design theory, followed by two individual flower projects, that you will take home to marvel at afterwards. Each project encompasses different techniques, using stems of your choosing from a range of flowers.

This course takes place at our atelier, where a light lunch is provided, along with cake and tea. All our workshops are relaxed, informal and fun, to give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the creative process and enjoy this amazing opportunity to design with flowers.

SKILLS LEVEL: Beginner friendly

WORKSHOP DATES:
Friday 5th July - 10am - SOLD OUT
Friday 2nd August - 10am

WORKSHOP FEE: £160


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Fresh Summer Florals

It's time for Chelsea and that means summer is on its way (we hope!). This season brings an abundance of shapes and colours and we are spoilt for choice when ti comes to summer stems! Romantic and whimsical, summer varieties are the perfect flowers for creating beautiful designs.

So we celebrate the season with this one day workshop that teaches those with a passion for flowers, all about the artistry of floral design and creation. The day begins with a short exploration of design theory, followed by two individual flower projects, that you will take home to marvel at afterwards. Each project encompasses different techniques, using stems of your choosing from a range of flowers.

This course takes place at our atelier, where a light lunch is provided, along with cake and tea. All our workshops are relaxed, informal and fun, to give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the creative process and enjoy this amazing opportunity to design with flowers.

SKILLS LEVEL: Beginner friendly

WORKSHOP DATES:
Friday 5th July - 10am - SOLD OUT
Friday 2nd August - 10am

WORKSHOP FEE: £160


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Foraged florals

Foraging provides a great way to learn about the natural world around us and develop the skills and creative vision to see things differently. As a design method, it allows you to utilise the most humble and mediocre of materials and turn them into a wonderful display. You will be pleasantly surprised by what you can achieve.

This one day course creates space to hunt and gather as a group and learn how to apply the basic design principles of contemporary floral design to your arrangement. In particular, learning how to work with a limited colour palette to create beautiful and professional looking pieces. It also introduces students to the principles of sustainable floral practice.

SKILLS LEVEL: Beginner friendly

WORKSHOP DATES:
Sunday 2nd June 2024

WORKSHOP FEE: £100


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Foraged florals

Foraging provides a great way to learn about the natural world around us and develop the skills and creative vision to see things differently. As a design method, it allows you to utilise the most humble and mediocre of materials and turn them into a wonderful display. You will be pleasantly surprised by what you can achieve.

This one day course creates space to hunt and gather as a group and learn how to apply the basic design principles of contemporary floral design to your arrangement. In particular, learning how to work with a limited colour palette to create beautiful and professional looking pieces. It also introduces students to the principles of sustainable floral practice.

SKILLS LEVEL: Beginner friendly

WORKSHOP DATES:
Sunday 2nd June 2024

WORKSHOP FEE: £100


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create a floral arch

Have you ever wondered how floral installations are built? If so, this is the perfect workshop to extend your existing floral knowledge and understand how to create a floral showstopper.

Using sustainable floral methods, this one-day course is suitable for anyone with a passion for flowers, but is particularly of value to those who are considering a move into event floristry or venue styling. A great opportunity to learn new skills that will be of huge value to future projects.

This workshop takes place in small groups, ensuring high levels of personal tuition in a friendly and inclusive environment in our beautiful purpose-built atelier.

SKILLS LEVEL: Improver

WORKSHOP DATES:
Thursday 8th August - 10am

WORKSHOP FEE:
£140.00


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Create a floral arch

Have you ever wondered how floral installations are built? If so, this is the perfect workshop to extend your existing floral knowledge and understand how to create a floral showstopper.

Using sustainable floral methods, this one-day course is suitable for anyone with a passion for flowers, but is particularly of value to those who are considering a move into event floristry or venue styling. A great opportunity to learn new skills that will be of huge value to future projects.

This workshop takes place in small groups, ensuring high levels of personal tuition in a friendly and inclusive environment in our beautiful purpose-built atelier.

SKILLS LEVEL: Improver

WORKSHOP DATES:
Thursday 8th August - 10am

WORKSHOP FEE:
£140.00


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Private Workshops

We are happy to offer tailored workshops to suit groups or individuals. Many of our clients have arranged a private workshop to improve their knowledge of floristry or to mark an occasion with friends. Whether you are looking to host a 60th birthday, a hen party or you would like to arrange bridal workshop, we can design the right flower workshop for you. Private workshops can be arranged for a minimum of four attendees. Smaller parties may be considered but will incur a surcharge. Please get in touch for more details.


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Private Workshops

We are happy to offer tailored workshops to suit groups or individuals. Many of our clients have arranged a private workshop to improve their knowledge of floristry or to mark an occasion with friends. Whether you are looking to host a 60th birthday, a hen party or you would like to arrange bridal workshop, we can design the right flower workshop for you. Private workshops can be arranged for a minimum of four attendees. Smaller parties may be considered but will incur a surcharge. Please get in touch for more details.


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Gift Vouchers

Floral experiences make great gifts. If you're looking to book a course for a close family member or friend and are unsure what to choose, then perhaps a Flower School Gift Voucher is a good option. Our vouchers can be purchased online or in person and are available in dominations of £50, £60, £75 and £100. How much you wish to spend is entirely up to you.

Available to book online, or if you would like further information then please get in touch.


BUY A GIFT VOUCHER
 

Gift Vouchers

Floral experiences make great gifts. If you're looking to book a course for a close family member or friend and are unsure what to choose, then perhaps a Flower School Gift Voucher is a good option. Our vouchers can be purchased online or in person and are available in dominations of £50, £60, £75 and £100. How much you wish to spend is entirely up to you.

Available to book online, or if you would like further information then please get in touch.


BUY A GIFT VOUCHER
 

Where We Are

40 Comiston Road, Edinburgh EH10 5QQ

We are based fifteen minutes by bus or taxi from Edinburgh Waverley train station. If you are travelling by car, we are on the main road (A702) which provides direct access to the Edinburgh city bypass and on to the M8, M9, M90 and the A1. Morningside has a number of residential roads where on-street parking is available.

Where We Are

40 Comiston Road, Edinburgh EH10 5QQ

We are based fifteen minutes by bus or taxi from Edinburgh Waverley train station. If you are travelling by car, we are on the main road (A702) which provides direct access to the Edinburgh city bypass and on to the M8, M9, M90 and the A1. Morningside has a number of residential roads where on-street parking is available.

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