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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.
2017 DELIVERY SCHEDULE AND ORDER FORM FOR THE FLOWER ARRANGER MAGAZINE
are now available to download from the Members’ Area.
OPEN GARDENS OF AMSTERDAM AND AALSMEER -
Katherine Kear is organising a trip to the open gardens of Amsterdam and Aalsmeer in conjunction with ECT Travel on the 16th -
AREA DAY -
Congratulations to Helen Cook (Worcester) who won BEST IN SHOW for her entry in Class 2, “Parisienne Couture” at Area Day. Full results list can be found HERE. (If you find any errors or omissions in this list, please let us know.) Competition Pictures can be seen HERE. Click HERE to view a video of the day (9 minutes).
The minutes of the Council Meeting held at the Larruperz Centre on 16th September are now available to download from the Members’ Area.
MALVERN AUTUMN SHOW 2016
Members of our Area have again done exceptionally well at this year’s Malvern Autumn Show, which took place on September 24th and 25th. Congratulations especially to Margaret Thomas, who won BEST IN SHOW, and also to all our lovely juniors who took part, with Poppy Cottrell from Worcester winning a 1st and BEST USE OF COLOUR award. See the full list of awards from the show HERE Have a look at a slideshow of images of most of the winners HERE (Please note that this includes winners from other areas, not just our own.)
CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2016
Now you can explore the inside of our wonderful Gold medal-
THE GOWER SHOW 2016
Several of our South Wales area members did very well at this year's Gower Show which was held on 7th August. The theme this year was ‘The World of Beatrix Potter’ and the judge was Delyth Price (Llandovery FAS).
See the full list of results HERE
Congratulations to them for all their hard work!
ROYAL WELSH SHOW 2016
Huge congratulations to Delyth Price who won Best in Show and the Perpetual Trophy for the highest number of points at the Royal Welsh Show this week. Full results can be viewed HERE, and some photos from the show can be seen HERE.
CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2016
We are thrilled to have been awarded a GOLD MEDAL for the NAFAS exhibit entitled “Victorian Revival, the Past Returns” in the Great Pavilion at the Chelsea Flower Show. The team have worked so hard for so long to bring their vision to fruition for this exhibit, and we wish them many congratulations on their success. We now have images of their exhibit in our album HERE courtesy of our e-
MALVERN SPRING FESTIVAL -
FRIDAY 25th NOVEMBER -
Winter Moments with Flowers in Bruges -
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.
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.
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.