Deck your door with boughs of holly - be quick to book, here's our guide to the best Christmas wreath making workshops!
Whether it’s the chance to get artsy and crafty, the unmissable Instagram boasting opportunities or the free mulled wine while you beaver away with twigs and foliage, you lot are certainly mad about making them.
As such, there’s loads of workshops springing up in the weeks ahead – but be quick, they’re selling like hot mince pies. If we’ve missed any good ones that still have availability, just let us know in the comments box below and we’ll add them to the list.
Nottcutts Garden Centre, Norwich, Thurs 21st November, 6.30 – 9pm
Christmas charity flower arranging with Andrew Grisewood
Luxury Christmas Wreath Workshop including festive refreshments and exclusive late night shopping.
The Assembly House, Norwich, Wed 27th November, 6.30pm, Sun 1st and 8th December, 2pm
Festive wreath-making workshop and Afternoon Tea with florist Shelley Newton fromThe Flower House.
Book: £70 includes a glass of fizz
Ragged Robin Florist, Wymondham, various dates across Nov & Dec – see below
Lots of creative Christmas floral fun from our 2018 Muddy Award winning Florists. All materials and tools provided, tuition from fully qualified and experienced florists, Christmas refreshments, music and fun!
- Dried Fruit Heart – Sat 23rd November 2-3pm £25.00
- Fall into Winter arrangement – Thurs 28th November, 6-8pm £35
- Dried Fruit Garland – Sat 30th November, 2-3pm £25
- Wreath Making – Thurs 12th December, 6-8pm £35
- Luxury Wreath Making – Sat 14th December, 2-4pm £50
Sun 8th December 9.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Norwich Wellbeing Centre, Norwich, Sat 30th November, 10-12pm
Unwind with Flowers with Flowers by Nicole and her Christmas Styling. All foliage and equipment provided, plus seasonal refreshments.
Swaffham Community Centre, The Campinglands, Sat 30th November, Sat 7th & 14th December, 10 -1pm and Wed 4th, 11th and 18th December, 6pm
Anyone one wanting to book a private workshop, can get in touch with a date. Minimum of 8 people and £45pp.
Flowers at the Forge, Coltishall, Sat 30th November, Mon 2nd, Sat 14th & 21st December, 1.30-4.00pm
Gabriel’s Garden, Gissing – various dates
Gabby will be running three Christmas wreath making workshops using lots of lovely local berries and foliage. Plus you can arrange a private wreath making party!
- The Gissing Community Building, Gissing, Sat 14th December
- The Designer Makers 21, Diss, Sat 30th November
- The Corn Hall, Diss, Fri 6th December
Book tickets – £45 – £49.95
Reepham School, Mon 2nd December, 6.30-9.30pm
Run by Lorna Bramble from Wild & Rural florists, you can make a 15″ wreath will all manor of foliage, baubles, berries and dried fruit! All proceeds will be going towards the schools art department!
English Peonies, Norfolk School of Gardening, Ketteringham Hall, Tues 3rd (10-1) Thurs 5th (9.30-12.30) Thurs 12th (9.30-12.30) and Fri 13th December (9.30-12.30)
Sarah Hammond from English Peonies will show you how to make your own gorgeous festive wreath from scratch using locally gathered seasonal foliage and berries as well as sustainably grown English moss.
North Norfolk Chocolate Box Coastal Cottage, Sea Palling, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 12, 13th, 14th 15th December – various daytime and evening workshops.
If you fancy a small class, these workshops are for 4 people at a time, offering a little more personal tuition in a cosy festive environment. Everything provided including hot chocolate with cream & marshmallows and a warm mince pie!
Charlotte Staff Flowers, Great Yarmouth and Caister Golf Club, Fri 6th December, 7.00pm
Our 2019 Muddy Award winning Florist is hosting a wreath making workshop which will include mince pies, mulled wine and everything to make a beautiful festive spruce, pine and holly wreath.
Book: £35 – Tel: 07528 724237
Lady Elizabeth Wing, Holkham Hall, Mon 2nd & Tues 3rd, Mon 9th & Tues 10th December (10am & 2pm) and Wed 11th December (6pm)
Creating your own festive wreath using greenery from Holkham’s parkland under the experrt special tuition of Jo Thomas from Constance Rose Florists.
Book: £55 includes mulled wine and mince pies!Fairhaven Woodland & Water Garden, South Walsham, Wed 4th December, 10-12pm and 1.30-3.30pm
Countryside & Craft Courses, Carbrooke, Sat 7th December, 10.00 – 4.00pm
Seasonal willow weaving sculpture making and farmhouse lunch.
Book: £45 for the day plus £15 for materials
Alby Crafts & Gardens, between Alysham & Cromer, Sat 7th December, 5 – 7.30pm
The White Horse, Brancaster Staithe, Thurs 12th December, 10.30am
Christmas Wreath with Festive Afternoon Tea