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!




Saturday, 4 February 2012

New Courses for 2012!!


Vintage Spring Planting Party

March 4th 2012. ~ 2pm- 4.30pm

Fun afternoon of planting up late spring bulbs and plants.
How to use vintage containers to bring spring into your home.
Ideas for gifts for Mothers day.
There will be containers to purchase or bring your own to fill.
Vintage inspired cream tea included in price.
Price £30
(nb. Our autumn version of this course was fully booked so we may run a morning course on this day too if numbers allow).



Wreaths: They are not just for Christmas!!

May 6th 2012 ~10 am-12.30  &  2pm- 4.30pm


An alternative look at decorative door wreaths.
As many of you know we at Martin & The Magpie always have a wreath on our door to go with the seasons.
This will teach you the basics of wired or oasis wreaths and let us inspire you  to use a variety of decorative items to make a unique wreath for your door.

All material, flowers, morning coffee or afternoon tea and cake included.
Price £50


The Magpies Wedding Tutorial.

June 10th 2012 10.30am -3.30pm

For the DIY bride, learn how to make your own bouquet from choosing the flowers to the finishing touches.
Also learn the basics of wiring for buttonholes and corsages plus lots of invaluable ideas from our knowledge of wedding floristry.
All materials and lunch provided.

Price £145.



Beautiful Hand tied Bouquets ~
July 4th 2012  ~ 7pm-9pm
Also on:
September 12th 2012  ~  7pm -9pm

Learn how to make the perfect bouquet from picking the flowers to the finishing presentation.

Wine nibbles and all materials provided.
Price £38.



Autumn Country Floral

September 30th 2012   2pm – 4.30pm

A re-run of our hugely popular course from last year
How to use all of nature’s bounty in autumn to create beautiful displays for your home.
Lots of different ideas from flowers to feathers and so much more.

Refreshments and all materials provided.
Price £38


A Floral Christmas

November 25th 2012
9.30am – 12 noon
or
2pm – 4.30pm

Start your preparations early!!
Choose a morning or afternoon class to learn how to make a door wreath or garland or plan your Christmas table with a fabulous decoration as a centrepiece.
Come and get into the Christmas spirit with lots of festive ideas.
All refreshments and materials supplied.
Price £48.


 If you would like to book or discuss a course, please dont hesitate to contact us on;
01488 681062

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