Sympathy Flowers

During this 3 day sympathy course you will learn foam free, sustainable designs. Using moss, twine and willow we encourage you to explore the benefits of using sustainable designs ideal for natural burial grounds. You will have the opportunity to work with flowers and planted material, adding depth to your portfolio and skill set too. We advise you on the most suitable arrangements for both formal and informal services. We explain in detail the best way to approach the business side of sympathy flowers covering; funeral director collaboration the do and don’ts, working with a grieving family, costing and quotation and how to market your business.

We will have a willow coffin in school for you to dress and take those all important portfolio images. We’ll also head out into the parkland area of Levens Hall with our professional photographer in order that we capture the beauty of your flowers amongst the beauty of nature.

Only British flowers and foliage supplied by local Cumbrian growers will be used on this course.

This course is not restricted to experienced florists it is for anyone wanted to learn a more sustainable method of sympathy flower designs.

Course Price –  £850

Deposit payment option – £500  

A deposit of £500 is required to secure your place. The final payment is taken 4 weeks prior to the course start date.

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