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An exploration of the work of Constance Spry and sustainable approaches to floristry with Gretel Cooper

Sustainable Floristry

A Constance Spry inspired arrangement by Gretel Cooper

A Constance Spry inspired arrangement by Gretel Cooper

An exploration of the work of Constance Spry and sustainable approaches to floristry with Gretel Cooper

Sustainable Floristry

13 July 2021

1.30-3pm

Boundary Way Project

Online event

Regions:
England – Midlands

Access:
Relaxed event

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In this workshop florist Gretel Cooper will talk about her own sustainable approach to floristry with reference to the pioneering work of Constance Spry. The session will combine a talk, demonstration and ’makealong’. It is suitable for anyone who would like to have a try simple flower arranging, no previous experience is required.

Gretel will examine Spry’s unconventional approach to arranging flowers, fruit and vegetables and whatever is in season. Spry was a powerhouse of creativity, building a hugely successful flower business, providing floral displays for royalty and the very smartest parties.

Gretel will give a little background to Spry’s unconventional life and by way of celebrating the Spry style demonstrate how to make a floral arrangement , using flowers and foraged items from her allotment at Boundary Way.

The workshop costs just £3 (+booking fee) and places must be reserved via Eventbrite. Participants will receive a link to join the event via Zoom the day before the event.

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