Welcome to Martin & the Magpie's Academy!

We will be updating this page with all our lovely and fun courses.

Wonderful Day & Evening courses with glorious fresh and scrummy florals, to decorate your Wedding & Home.

We also offer gift vouchers. They would make the perfect present for that creative friend!

Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Wedding Flowers and Seasonal Bouquets

Coming Monday 22nd of August is our Beautiful Wedding Flowers Course!

Learn how to make your gorgeous wedding bouqet, from choosing and conditioning the flowers to the finishing touches!
You will also learn the basics of wiring for corsages and buttonholes, plus lots of other invaluable ideas from our vast knowledge of wedding floristry!

We still have a few places left, so why not book yourself (and your mum, bridesmaid, friend or even father!) in and have a nice day out?

Lunch and materials are all included.
The course starts at 10.30 AM and finishes by 4.30 PM.
Price £125-

And on Thursday evening 25th of August is our Season Hand Tied Bouqeuts Course.

Learn the joy of using seasonal flowers and creating your own gorgeous bouquet!

This course had nearly been booked up; only one place left!

So be quick and book yourself in or have a look here and see on which courses we still have some places available!

Hope to see you soon!

Tuesday, 2 August 2011


Yay! Our courses are a roaring success!!!
Such a success that some dates are already fully booked or nearly booked up!

Here is an update:

August 22nd ~ Beautiful Wedding Flowers
 Still a few places left!

August 25th ~ Seasonal hand tied bouquets
 Nearly booked up! Just one place left!

September 26th ~ Dutch Masters
 Still a few places left!

September 29th ~ Autumn Country Floral
 Fully booked!!!

October 24th ~ Decorate your table for Halloween
 Still a few places left!

 November 21st ~ Vintage Planting Party
 Still a few places left!

December 11th ~ A Floral Christmas
 Nearly booked up! Only two places left!!

Our courses are fun, informative, enjoyable and informal. We'll provide you with wine to steady the nerves!
All materials, drinks, lunch and/or nibbles are provided. All you need to bring is yourself and a good mood!

Maybe a nice present for a friend, mother or daughter? Or even father or son? Or just a nice treat for yourself?

Contact us by phone on 01488 681062, email martinandthemagpie@hotmail.co.uk or pop in the shop to secure your spot! Looking forward to hearing from you!