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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

Telephone & Fax: 01989 567736

Email: larruperz@btconnect.com

Severn Vale Flower Club

Our meetings are held (unless stated otherwise) on the third Wednesday of each month at 2.00 pm (practice classes at 1.30pm) at the Armstrong Complex, Chapel St, Thornbury, South Gloucestershire, BS35 2BJ.   Tel no 01454 412060.

Membership costs just 45 per year, and  visitors are also very welcome to join us at our meetings, the entrance fee for them is 6.00.  Practice classes are 4 for members, 6 for visitors.

Programme 2018


April 9th

Practice:  Aladdin’s Cave - interpretative

April 16th (Monday)


Andrew Lloyd -Around the World the Floral Way”

Refreshments, Raffle, Plants & Sales Table

Doors open 6.30 pm for 7.30 pm

May 16th

Janet Davies - “Bamboozled

Competition Lines, Lines & more Lines

June 4th

Practice: Inspired by Ikebana

June 20th


At The Chantry, Castle St, Thornbury

Doors open 2.30pm for 3.00pm

July 18th


Lunch, Entertainment & Kay Evans Competitions

Doors Open 12 noon for 12.30pm

August 6th

Practice: Ballet - a Diagonal Arrangement

August 15th

Julie Pearce - “Woodn’t it be Nice”

Competition - Inspired by a Piece of Wood

September 3rd

Practice: Child’s Play (interpretative)

September 19th

Katie Baxter - “Autumn Falls”

Competition - Clashing Reds

October 1st

Practice - Travellers’ Tales

(to include some dried plant material)

October 17th

Nicky Heal - “Creative Inspirations”

Competition - Twists and Turns

November 5th (Monday)


Michael Bowyer - “A Classic Christmas”

Refreshments, Raffle & Sales Tables

Doors Open 6.30pm for 7.30pm

November 28th


Excell Room, Armstrong Complex

Doors open 10.30am

December 3rd

Practice: Preparing for Christmas

December 12th


Followed by Sally Taylor - “Christmas Capers”

Competition - My Festive Door

Doors open 12 noon for 12.30am

Programme 2019

January 7th

Practice: At the Start of the Year

January 16th

Severn Vale All Stars - “Surprise, Surprise!”

Competition - Winter Storm

February 4th

Practice: Still Life

(Plant Material to Predominate)

February 27th


Followed by Elizabeth Graham - “Springtime”

Competition - Party Time

Doors Open 1.00pm for 1.30pm

March 4th

Practice: Wakes the Dancing Daffodil

(or other spring flowers)

March 20th

Margaret Heal - “Inspirations”

Competition - Spring is in the Air

April 1st

Practice: Back to Basics

(A triangular arrangement)

April 8th (Monday)


Pam Lewis - “Forging Ahead”

Refreshments, Raffle, Plants & Sales Table

Doors Open 6.30pm for 7.30pm

May 15th

Brigette Manton - “Come Walk with Me”

Competition - Circus