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Friday 9th February 2018
I’ll be one of the demonstrators at Bellingham Golf Club Ladies craft fundraiser day, I’ll be demonstrating (and talking all about growing British flowers) my signature style bouquet using 100% British flowers and foliages, after lunch my bouquet will be added to the auction along with lots of other fabulous prizes.
Sunday 18th February 2018
I’ll be attending with beautiful flowers at Blackfriars Wedding Fair held annually in their beautiful incredibly old Banqueting Hall.
Monday March 12th 2018
Haltwhistle Gardening Club
Talking all about growing British flowers in the heart of Northumberland and demonstrating my signature seasonal British flowers bouquet.
Tuesday 4th September 2018
My annual slot for Blackfriars Ladies Lunch Club, returning after their summer break and I bring in buckets of beautiful British blooms grown in Northumberland, I’ll be demonstrating making rustic bouquets and talking about my year at my flower farm. This is a very popular date and does get fully booked so do not delay and book your space via www.blackfriarsrestaurant.co.uk 
Tuesday 4th December 2018
My second visit to Blackfriars Restaurant Ladies Lunch Club of the season and the last of the year and we go out with a bang! This event is the highlight of the Lunch Club year..my annual Christmas Door wreath making demo, each year I demonstrate 2 Christmas door wreath styles, talk about making Christmas wreaths and generally having a lovely morning. Lunch follows which is always delicious, the afternoon is then spent presenting one of my Christmas door wreath workshops. This event is always fully booked so do not delay and book your spaces.


Previous Events of 2017:

Saturday 26th August-

Bellingham Show a highlight in the North Tyne Valley, celebrating 175 years of the show, I will be taking a  stand and packing it  with fresh picked flowers, there will be bouquets and jam jar posies to buy and I’ll be there to chat too so do come over and say hi.

Tuesday 5th September-
Blackfriars Ladies Lunch Club I will be their September guest speaker, talking all things about my flower farm and growing British seasonal flowers. I’ll also demonstrate making a wild loose natural bouquet. Arrive 11am to a warm welcome and a glass of chilled fizz, you’ll make your lunch selection and the demo and talk will commence shortly afterwards. Lunch is served 12.30, delicious 3 courses, glass of wine and after desert tea or coffee. I hope to see you there!

29th November-
Christmas Taster Evening at Belsay Shop and Post Office! Find a selection of wreaths to buy and order, and hand picked local suppliers to help you order your Christmas gifts and food goodies!


Sowing Seed for Success…and flowers!

June what a month it is, weather topsy turvey however I am not surprised because for the last 12 years planting out the courgettes in the kitchen garden at The Battlesteads in the first week of June always results in 2 weeks of stormy squally showers and winds, so really the weather we have just… read more

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