Did you see Capel Manor College’s Floristry Team Leader, Claire Curtis on Sky News?
She was speaking to a Sky News journalist on the meaning of the flowers that may feature in the floral arrangements being created for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s upcoming wedding in May!
Claire, spoke about white roses representing purity and innocence, with fox gloves signifying stateliness and peonies, bashfulness.
Media interest was generated in reaction to the announcement that Prince Harry and Meghan had chosen Philippa Craddock as their wedding florist. Philippa is known for using locally sourced, sustainable flowers and foliage, the majority of the flowers will be especially selected from Royal Parks and Gardens.
To find out more about floristry courses at Capel Manor College, visit www.capel.ac.uk.
Our Higher Diploma in Floristry (Level 4) course has just started and is aimed at students who are wanting to get into the floristry industry, who have already completed a higher education course in a different subject.
The course will develop and enhance your independent design skills, delve into the processes of historical designs and will focus on creative event work.
Explore your creative skills and develop your business acumen with this Higher Diploma in Floristry Level 4 course at Capel Manor College.
Our Higher Diploma in Floristry course is aimed at students who are wanting to get into the floristry industry, who have already completed a higher education course in a different subject.
The course will develop and enhance your independent design skills, delve into the processes of historical designs and will focus on creative event work. It will teach you how to effectively market and promote your floristry business to stand out in today’s thriving floristry industry. Your learning experience will be enriched with inspiring educational industry visits.
Capel Manor College had the pleasure of a visit from a top London Florist, Paula Pryke OBE on Friday afternoon. Paula shared her journey from being at college to becoming the top master florist she is now.
The students had the opportunity to ask Paula Pryke questions about her experiences, inspirations and her journey into the industry. Paula gave advice on top tips for future plans for the students, how to set up a business and where the industry is going.
Caroline Marshall-Foster editor for Florist magazine along with Hannah Dunne also attended the event to offer career advice, up and coming competitions and an insight into the industry.
Capel Manor students said the afternoon was great and very beneficial for how to plan their futures. The floristry department would like to thank Paula Pryke OBE, Caroline Marshall-Foster and Hannah Dunne for attending the afternoon and sharing their experiences with our students.
Creative and have a passion for flowers? Check out our floristry courses here.