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  National Flower Arranging Day

3rd of May 2019

Liz Manning Chairman NIGFAS giving a bouquet to Claire the Manager of her Local Dentist 


Chelsea Flower Show Awards

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Chelsea Flower Show 1st Session Awards

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Chelsea Flower Show 2019

Chelsea Flower Show 2019 – Silver Gilt Award

Congratulation to the Cheshire Area of NAFAS for their Silver

 Gilt Medal for the NAFAS exhibit, entitled ‘Diamonds are

 Forever’, celebrating the 60th Anniversary of NAFAS

.   The Team were delighted to chat to Her Majesty The 

Queen who visited the stand yesterday, what an honour!

click the link to view exhibithttp://www.nafas.org.uk/news-and-events/chelsea-flower-show-2019/

Chelsea Flower Show 2nd session Awards

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Saint Patrick's Church of Ireland Loughgilly

Flower Festival Friday 7th - 9th June 2019


123 Gosford Road
Loughgilly, Armagh, Northern Ireland
United Kingdom

Capel's Summer Flower Festival

Saturday, 22 June 2019 from 10am – 5.30pm

Dear Enthusiast,

We invite you as we celebrate Capel's Summer Flower Festival on Saturday 22nd June 2019. We are looking for societies, clubs and enthusiast alike to create inspirational floral displays to showcase at our event. Our chosen theme is British Flowers, let your imagination flow and create something spectacular. Staged over our 30 acre estate, this spectacular event will see the garden transformed into a colourful oasis. 

You can also enjoy:

  • Complimentary tickets upon arrival
  • Discounted price for family and friends
  • Capel Manor’s Gardens and Animal Collection
  • Competitions and prizes
  • Prosecco and Pimms Van
  • Traditional Afternoon Tea


It promises to be a great event! Exhibitors are allocated the day prior for any preparation and assemble required. On the day of the event exhibitors can arrive from 9am. The following locations have been handpicked by our gardeners as prime exhibition location. The locations will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

·         Queen Mothers garden

·         Diana Legacy Garden

·         Old Manor House Garden

·         Monument/ Temple

·         Georgian Manor House

·         Walled Garden

Judging will take place at 1pm on the day and the awards will be presented at 3pm. Please fill in the booking form attached and indicate your preferred location to display.

We hope you can join us for this wonderful event.

Kind regards,

Capel Manor Gardens

Capel's Summer Flower Festival

Saturday, 22 June 2019 from 10am – 5.30pm

To book your place please complete and return this form via email to bookings@capel.ac.uk. You can also contact the team on 0303 003 1234, extension 1336. Alternatively please complete and return this form to Capel Manor Limited for the attention of DoD Reception, Capel Manor Gardens, Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield EN1 4RQ.


Society/ Club name:


Contact name:






Telephone No:


Preferred exhibition location

Number of displays

People present on the day





Would you like to be judged on the day?

Yes / No



Please note: Judging will take place at 1pm and awards given at 3pm.




Floral Art & Design Show London

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Grand Floral Affair

13th World Flower Show 24th Feb - 1st March 2020
Jaipur India

The Schedule for the India 2020 can now be downloaded

WAFA India 2020 – Grand Floral Affair

Registration for WAFA India 2020 will be open 1st April 2019.  Please click on the following link to download the registration form:- Click the link below


Inspirations Club

These are the dates for the Inspirations Club Meetings and Workshops for 2019 and 2020
19th January 2019
5th - 6th April 2019
17th August 2019
19th October 2019
18th January 2020
April 2020
15th August 2020
17th October 2020
If you are interested in finding out more about Inspirations Club, Where they meet, How often
and what are the details of the Workshops.
Please contact the Inspirations Club Secretary Mary Pearson


Festive Wreath Making in the West Country

This Event has been sent by ECT Travel for any NIGFAS Member who maybe interested to book as a group or individual

Kick off the festive season with an immersive weekend of wreath-making, independent shopping and historic discovery in the West Country

The weekend begins in Bristol with an authentic Victorian winter experience at Isambard Kingdom
Brunel’s SS Great Britain, before moving on to Bath for an afternoon of seasonal shopping under the
twinkling lights of the city’s award-winning Christmas market. After a night at the 4* Radisson Blu Hotel,
you will take part in a hands-on workshop, creating a beautiful forager wreath using locally sourced
foliage under the expert tutelage of natural floral designer Alicia Billyeald of the Wessex Flower Company.
The tour runs from 30th November—1st December 2019 and costs £345 p/p, including canapes and a
glass of fizz at the hotel, entry to SS Great Britain, coach travel to all venues, breakfast, workshop,
Sunday lunch at the hotel and the services of an ECT Tour Manager. http://bit.ly/2JHHuf5
www.ecttravel.com sales@ecttravel.com 0800 298 0588 01225 333747