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Three Counties and South Wales Area of NAFAS Three Counties and South Wales Area of NAFAS

We are affiliated to The National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies (NAFAS), and cover Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, and all of South Wales. The area was formed in 1959 and currently consists of 68 Flower Clubs, with almost 4000 members. It is also a registered charity, and uses all surpluses to further its aims of education, promotion and improving the standards of flower arranging in the Area.


If you love flowers and flower arranging, why not join your local flower arrangement club? You will be assured of a warm welcome!

Log in to the Members’ Area to access minutes of Area Council Meetings and other documents, and to see Who’s Who in Area.  


LATEST NEWS

 

FRIDAY 25th NOVEMBER -  MONDAY 28th NOVEMBER

Winter Moments with Flowers in Bruges - a Fleur Creatif Event

Katherine Kear in conjunction with ECT Tours is organising a 4 day winter tour to the beautiful city of Bruges for this annual floral extravaganza.  A deposit of 40, due by February 29th, is required to secure your place.  Don’t miss out on a wonderful opportunity to visit this fabulous event! Further details HERE, and a booking form is HERE.


MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING AND AGM HELD ON 20TH NOVEMBER 2015 are now available to download from the Members’ Area.


ROYAL WELSH WINTER FAIR 2015

Congratulations to our members who won awards at the show - full results HERE


FESTIVE FLOWER AND FOOD SHOW, BLACKPOOL, 13TH - 15TH NOVEMBER 2015

Many congratulations to our members who won awards at the Festive Flower and Food Show in Blackpool last week. Here are the results:
Class 3 - A Box of Delights - Margaret Thomas (Herefordshire Flower Guild) - Very Highly Commended
Class 12 - Welcome to the Ball - Jayne Morriss - Very Highly Commended
Class 17 - Deck the Tree (Junior Class) - Jessica Waddington (Worcester Junior Flower Club) - Very Highly Commended
Class 17 - Deck the Tree (Junior Class) - Rebecca Francis (Worcester Junior Flower Club) - Highly Commended
Class 17 - Deck the Tree (Junior Class) - Poppy Cottrell (Worcester Junior Flower Club) - Commended
Class 18 - A Cracking Good Time (Junior Class) - Abigail Tressider (Worcester Junior Flower Club) - Commended
Class 19 - Winter Wonderland Bouquet - 1st, Sharon Dower (Swansea)

Also congratulations to Katherine Kear who was one of only 10 who made it to the second round of the Designer of the Year Competition, to Elizabeth Gordon who was chosen to represent our Area in the WAFA Elimination Competition, and to Lesley Kay from Offenham Flower Club whose Festive Christmas Cracker was chosen to represent our Area on a festive table at the show.

VIEW A SLIDESHOW OF OUR ENTRIES HERE

If you enjoyed the Show, or you weren’t able to be there, you can order a DVD featuring the competition 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Special Award prize winners, the NAFAS Designer of the Year, all the WAFA Elimination Competition entries, the 21 NAFAS Area Napkin Ring exhibit and the winners of the 2015 Photography competition.  To order your DVD, telephone NAFAS on 0207 2475567 with your card details and one will be posted out to you as soon as they are available, price 10 including postage.


TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION

Did you know that our area has a Teachers’ Association?  You don’t have to be a teacher to join and share ideas with others and to attend creative workshops.  For further information, see their page HERE.


CONGRATULATIONS to our members who won awards at the Malvern Autumn Show on the 26th and 27th September, especially to Ann Willetts who won BEST IN SHOW, Margaret Thomas who won RESERVE BEST IN SHOW, and Ann-Marie Alexander who won BEST USE OF FOLIAGE.  Full results list can be seen HERE.


AREA NEWS ORDER FORM FOR 2016

The latest order form for Area News is now available to download from the Members’ Area of our website. Orders must be in by 31st December at the very latest.


ROYAL WELSH SHOW 2015

Congratulations to all our members who did so well at the Royal Welsh Show, and especially Daphne Furneaux who won Best in Show, and Elizabeth Gordon who won Runner Up to Best in Show!  The full results list is HERE, and a few pictures from the show are HERE.


CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2016

We will be organising a trip to the Chelsea Flower Show on 25th - 27th May 2016.  Places are limited so it’s first come, first served for the chance to see our Area exhibit in the Great Pavilion first-hand! If you wish to go, please send a deposit of 90, made out to Three Counties and South Wales Area of NAFAS to our Area Teasurer, Trish Ducker to secure your place.  More details HERE.


FLOWER ARRANGER MAGAZINE ORDER FORM FOR 2016

The latest order form for The Flower Arranger Magazine is now available to download from the Members’ Area of our website.  Orders must be in by 23rd November at the very latest.


CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2016

We are delighted to have been invited to stage the NAFAS exhibit in the Great Pavilion at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2016. Please like our new Facebook page where you can keep up with all the fun as we plan our exhibit!
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Three-Counties-and-South-Wales-Area-of-NAFAS-Chelsea-2016/783540145094870

If you’re not on Facebook, you can keep up with events in our album HERE


AREA DAY 2015

Congratulations to all the competition winners - full list of results can be found HERE.


CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2015

Congratulations to Llanelli Floral Art Society whose exhibit staged by Elizabeth and Richard Gordon won a gold medal, and to Porthcawl Flower Arranging Society whose exhibit staged by Maureen Fargie won a Bronze medal in Class C, Reflections, in the 1st Session (Monday to Wednesday).  Their exhibits were superb! Click HERE for pictures from the 1st session!

Results for the 2nd Session - Congratulations to Hereford Flower Guild and Llanelli Flower Club who won GOLD,  and Jayne Morriss who won SILVER. We are all very proud of you!


MALVERN SPRING FESTIVAL 2015

Congratulations to our members who won awards at the 2015 Malvern Spring Festival, and especially to Margaret Thomas (Hereford) who won BEST IN SHOW, BEST USE OF FOLIAGE AND BEST USE OF COLOUR.  Our lovely Area exhibit made by Swansea flower club won a SILVER medal. The full results of the floral art competitions can be viewed HERE.  Pictures of the winning designs, taken by our e-media officer, Chrissie Harten, can be viewed HERE.



Welcome to the Three Counties and

South Wales Area of NAFAS.


Carola Kean

Carola Kean

(National  Demonstrator)

Katherine Kear

Katherine Kear

(National  Demonstrator)

QR Codes are the future! The one shown is the Area website QR code and you can get further information and download it for your publicity literature here.


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