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Three Counties & South Wales Area of NAFAS

Council Meeting Dates for 2019

15th February 2019 at 10.30am

31st May 2019 at 10.30am

13th September 2019 at 10.30am

29th November 2019 (AGM & Demonstration) at 10.00am


Council Meetings held at the Larruperz Centre,

Grammar School Close
Ross-on-Wye
Herefordshire
HR9 7QD

Telephone & Fax: 01989 567736

Email: larruperz@btconnect.com




LATEST NEWS


The latest ORDER FORM FOR DIARIES AND CHRISTMAS CARDS is now available to download from the Members’ Area.


MINUTES OF THE AREA COUNCIL MEETING OF 31ST MAY

Are now available to download from the Members’ Area.


NEWS FROM THE CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW - CONGRATULATIONS to Vivienne Rosales Llufrio who has won a SILVER-GILT medal for her exhibit in Class D - Silhouette, in the 1st Session, Daphne and Louise Furneaux who gained a SILVER medal for Llanelli Flower Club in Class C - Diamond Days, in the 1st Session, and to Sandra Snell whose exhibit for Fownhope Flower Club won a SILVER medal in the 2nd Session.


CONGRATULATIONS to our team who were awarded a BRONZE medal for our Area exhibit at the recent Malvern Spring Festival, and to many of our members who also did very well in the competitions. Click HERE for details! Click HERE for the full list of results.


CONGRATULATIONS to Sally Taylor, who will be representing our Area in the Designer of the Year Competition at the Floral Art and Design Show in London in August.  Click HERE to see the three entries in the elimination competition held at President’s Day at Westonbirt School.


PRESIDENT’S DAY

Congratulations to our President, Daphne Turner, for organising a wonderful President’s Day held at Westonbirt School on Tuesday 16th April.  Click HERE for photos from the event.


WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 30th

AREA DAY -  "INSPIRED BY NATURE"

Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon

Morning speaker -  Kathryn Stangaard

Afternoon demonstration -  Tom Hodge

CLICK HERE FOR A POSTER WITH FURTHER INFORMATION - PLEASE SAVE AND SHARE IT ON SOCIAL MEDIA!


CLICK HERE FOR THE COMPETITION SCHEDULE


AFTERNOON TEA PARTIES TO CELEBRATE OUR AREA DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY

As many clubs don’t meet in January, the closing date for application for tickets for the tea parties is now MARCH 1ST, giving clubs time to let their members know and collect names in February. PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS A CHANGE OF VENUE FOR THE SEPTEMBER 29TH TEA PARTY. More information and details HERE. See some photos from the first two of our 6 T parties held at the Chase Hotel on April 28th HERE


NAFAS FLORAL ART AND DESIGN SHOW, BUSINESS DESIGN CENTRE, ISLINGTON, AUGUST 8TH - 10TH 2019

We are organising a three day/two night Area trip to the fabulous NAFAS Floral Art and Design Show next year, so come and join us for your chance to experience this wonderful show which celebrates 60 years of NAFAS! Deposits must be paid by March 31st, 2019.  For further information and a booking form, CLICK HERE.

Don’t miss out!


The latest delivery schedule and order form for THE FLOWER ARRANGER MAGAZINE are now available in the Members' Area of our website.  Don’t miss out on ordering this lovely informative and educational magazine - there could be an article or design in there from someone you know!


NAFAS  has released several new videos on their YouTube Channel. You can view them all on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-Npp0WJ1uiO86VPad1NmuQ  Don’t forget to subscribe to the Channel while you’re there to make sure you get the latest updates by email (it’s free!). It's easy to do this, and won't cost you anything. If you already have a YouTube account, you can just go to the NAFAS channel and click on the subscribe button. If you haven't got an account, it’s easy to create one. You will just have to give your name and an email address, nothing more, and you will have created an account. Now you can subscribe to any channels (it's free), like any videos, or save any videos you like to a playlist. It's easy when you know how, so give it a go, and give the NAFAS videos a like and don't forget to subscribe! And by the way, once you have subscribed, you will the first to know when a new video has been uploaded!


REVISED MATERIALS ALLOWANCE FOR DEMONSTRATORS

Michael Bowyer, Chairman of the NAFAS National Demonstrators Committee has issued a statement regarding materials allowance for Demonstrators.  You can view this in the Members’ Area.


TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION

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.