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© Three Counties and South Wales Area of NAFAS All Rights Reserved
Registered Charity No. 517110
(Photos © Chris Harten)
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.
Many Congratulations to Area Demonstrator Sharon Dower (Swansea Flower Club), who won 1st place in the British Florists Association heats in Birmingham on the 23rd February with this superb floral collar! Sharon is now through to the final of the Chelsea Florist of the Year which will be staged at the Chelsea Flower Show in May. (Photos courtesy of Sharon Dower.)
HEREFORD CATHEDRAL FLOWER FESTIVAL -
THE SCHEDULE FOR THE NAFAS NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION 2014 is now available
to download HERE. Our eMedia officer, Chrissie Harten, is on the National Photography
Committee, and is the competition secretary this year, so don’t let her down -
MINUTES of the AGM and Council Meetings held on November 27th at the Larruperz Centre and the latest Change of Officers Form and Gold List are now available to download from the Members’Area.
2014 DIARIES AND CALENDARS
We still have some lovely NAFAS 2014 calendars and diaries available to buy. If you
already have yours, why not treat someone at Christmas? They make lovely presents
which will last all year long. What's not to like? Calendars are £4.50, and standard
diaries (emerald green, as befits the never-
IT’S ALL CHANGE! Due to recent problems with the Area Secretary’s email address, Margaret Gover now has a new email address for enquiries. This is secretary dot tcandsw at outlook dot com. (Substitute dot and at for . and @.) Please use this email address now as the previous address will shortly be deleted and will no longer work.
ORDER FORM FOR AREA NEWS MAGAZINE FOR 2014
Download the latest order form from the Members’ Area.
ORDER FORM FOR THE FLOWER ARRANGER MAGAZINE FOR 2014
Download the order form from the Members’ Area. The Flower Arranger is a wonderful magazine and a superb resource for the latest in floral design as well as news from all the areas of NAFAS, so please encourage your club members to order a copy. Inspiration never dates!
JUNIOR FLOWER CLUB
The first meeting of our new Junior Club was held on Saturday 27th July. We had 8 participants with a wide range of ages although most were between 8 and 11. They completed a traditional all round design in the morning and a more modern arrangement in the afternoon. The next meeting will be on the 26th October, with following dates on 14th December, 26th April 2014 and 26th July 2014. Meetings are held at Merlins Hill Centre, Abergwilli, Carmarthen. Please contact Katharine Lee for further information or if you would like to attend. Have a look at their lovely designs HERE. Thanks to Kath Lee for the photos.
CONGRATULATIONS to our new Area Demonstrators!
Yvonne Berry -
Welcome to the Three Counties and
South Wales Area of NAFAS.
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.