At Augusta Hope Gussie and Claire offer you the chance to share in the secret of creating stunning and exciting arrangements. Join in with a group of likeminded people by choosing from a selection of different workshops, events and other training sessions.
These normally take place at their Cambridgeshire -based floristry shop, however should you prefer they are able to offer private tuition (one-to-one classes) or small group sessions either at the AH HeadQuarters or if available they are happy to travel to host a workshop in a location specified by you. (Travel costs will be charged separately).
The costs cover full tuition, supply of all flowers and materials (unless specified) and in-house classes will include a selection of refreshments. At other locations these will be subject to availability and cost.
Learn the art of floristry with Gussie and Claire
The workshops and other sessions (eg Hen Parties! ) need to be booked and are by appointment only. To book, enquire or learn more, please click here.
Duration: 3.5 hours to include 15/20 mins for cake break £65.00 pp In this popular workshop you will learn to create a wonderful Christmas wreath. To start you will be taught the method of mossing. You will then cover your wreath with fresh seasonal foliage after which the sparkle will be added. AH will provide a selection of wonderful decorations ranging from seasonal dried materials such as pine cones, cinnamon, and dried fruit to sparkly baubles and glittering ribbons. There will also be a selection of fresh seasonal flowers including berries and Roses.
Opulent Christmas Wreath
Duration: 5 hours with 15 min cake break and 30 mins light lunch £165.00 pp Want to be the envy of all your neighbours? Then this is the workshop for you. You will create an extra-large wreath with extra special decorations! Of course you will have the choice of traditional decorations such as pine cones and dried fruit but in addition we will be offering so much more … from gilded succulents, extravagant decorations, feathers to mention a few. Oversized bows and oversized sparkle is the order of the day and essentially what this workshop is all about. In addition to these fabulous decorations you will have a wonderful selection of flowers to make your wreath stand out and giving it that opulent look.
Twinkling Table Arrangement
Duration 3.5 hours to include 15-20 mins cake break £75.00 pp Dressing your table for Christmas is just as important as trimming your tree and really showcases that beautiful Christmas Lunch. In this workshop you will create your own Christmas centrepiece to be proudly displayed centre stage on the big day. You will have the option to select from a choice of candles, baubles, sparkle, spray paints, foliage and of course fresh flowers. You will learn to create something truly dazzling with a skill that will last a lifetime.
Made by Appointment – Private Tuition or Small Groups within our Headquarters or at a location that suits you….. (Travel Costs Additional)
Duration: 2.5 hours (including a 15 min break) £65.00 pp Why not discover the art of creating a stunning handtied bouquet? In this workshop you will learn to correctly spiral the stems and package your beautiful bouquet with luscious tissue & Kraft and complete it with a handy aqua pack to keep the bouquet fresh. Once learned, never forgotten, this wonderful skill will wow your friends and family and the bouquet will make an ideal gift.
Duration: 3.5 hours (including a 15 min break) £70.00 pp Be the envy of your neighbours when you adorn your front door with a seasonal wreath that you have created yourself. The wreath will feature dried and fresh flowers to compliment the season.
Duration: 3 hours (including a 15 min break) £70.00 pp Are you planning on having a party and wish to show off your creativity Join in with this workshop and learn how to create your own stunning table arrangement. Once you have learned the basics you will easily be able to adapt the process to create unique and imaginative arrangements to suit every occasion.
Duration: 3 hours (including a 15 min break) £65.00 pp Feeling those festival vibes? Here’s something just a little bit different and a lot of fun. Come along and learn to create a headdress that’s sure to stun the crowds! You will be shown how to create the right impression by mixing big blooms and beautiful itty bitty ones. The result is a headdress that will certainly turn heads
Duration: 1.5 hours (including a 15 min break) £40.00 pp Fancy being the ‘Belle of the Ball’? … and why not!! , You will be shown how to create your own beautiful corsage!, All materials will be supplied, a kaleidoscope of beads, jewels, feathers and of course flowers and foliage to really create a statement. The only limits are your imagination and how daring you can be… it has to be the girls best arm candy!
Duration: 3 hours (including 15 min break) £65.00 pp Whether you’re celebrating Harvest Festival or Halloween, these incredible arrangements will reflect the season perfectly. Mixing vibrant colours with beautiful textures you will create an individual arrangement that will really stand out and celebrate the beauty of Autumn.
Duration: 3 hours (including 15 minute break) £75.00 pp Design and decorate an asymmetric urn to adorn and compliment your sideboard or dresser. The teachers are letting nature inspire you with this one, creating something altogether more loose and wild. Stylised and presented in it’s beautiful container this arrangement is as impressive as it is different. The theme of this class is based around sustainability. Increasingly we are all aware of a need to be more eco-friendly and this is a great opportunity to discover how to incorporate this in your floral arrangements.
Hen Party Options
Duration - Bespoke Package Duration and Cost by agreement Having a personal touch in your wedding flowers is such a lovely idea and if you fancy doing your own wedding flowers then how about getting your best girls involved? Why not make it a party too ? AH can lay on lunch or drinks so you can party, they are also able to come to a venue that suits you if you have a large bride squad. Your Hen Party can be tailored to suit your style and needs.
Just inform them of your colour scheme and loose style if you have one and they will come back to you with an idea to reflect your choices.
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