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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.
FRIDAY 25th NOVEMBER -
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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
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FESTIVE FLOWER AND FOOD SHOW, BLACKPOOL, 13TH -
Many congratulations to our members who won awards at the Festive Flower and Food Show in Blackpool last week. Here are the results:
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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.
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-
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
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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!
If you’re not on Facebook, you can keep up with events in our album HERE
AREA DAY 2015
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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!
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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-
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