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Level 3 ‘Mickey Mouse’ qualification- THE FACTS

An article written by Camilla Turner, Education Editor of the Telegraph has caused outrage amongst florists around the Country. Reading the alarming article gives the impression that all is doom and gloom but that’s simply not the case. Tracy Benton the Principle Moderator for City and Guilds floristry and Team Manager for the Institute of … Read more

RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year Competition 2019

RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year competition is held in the heart of the world’s most famous flower show, within the Great Pavilion. This showcase of exceptional skills of professional florists always leaves the Chelsea visitors in awe. The 32 florists across two sessions will be representing British Floristry to the 100,000’s and the millions that watch the … Read more

RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year Winners 2019

RHS YOUNG CHELSEA FLORIST OF THE YEAR – Second session Congratulations to Elizabeth Newcombe; The RHS Young Chelsea Florist of the Year 2019! Elizabeth Newcombe, Rhubarb & Bramley Award: WINNER! Gold Medal Congratulations to Helen Pannitt; The RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year 2019! Winner – Helen Pannitt From Helen James Flowers. Award: Gold Medal RHS Chelsea … Read more

Worldskills UK Floristry Competition Heats 2019

WorldSkill UK heat competitions! Throughout May and June UK Worldskill floristry heats will be taking place around the country. Competitiors from all corners of the UK will be put through their paces, as they go head to head to win their heats, but, more importantly get the highest marks! Eight Worldskills UK Floristry Competition finalists will be … Read more

Worldskills UK Floristry Competition

Each year young florists put their knowledge to the test as they enter a floristry competition unlike any other! Worldskills UK competitions offers young florists an exceptional opportunity that can propel their careers and take them to places they’d only dreamt of! WHAT IS WORLDSKILLS? WorldSkills UK Competitions bring together trainees and young people from across the … Read more

BFA Member Florist Directory

When you need to place an order beyond your delivery area, why not send it to a trusted BFA Member florist. With a BFA member florist you can be sure they: Meet BFA standards and abide by the BFA Standards of Excellence Are registered for Business rates Have public liability insurance Are registered appropriately with … Read more


In celebration of British Flowers week number 10 Downing Street have endorsed the campaign as they welcomed a stunning display of British flowers and foliages into the magnificent entrance hall of the Prime Minister’s residence. Our BFA Chair ‘Brian Wills-Pope’ took on the task of making the arrangements with officials at No. 10. Whilst Students from … Read more

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