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LEOPOLDO GOMEZ MASTERCLASS

APRIL 27
28 & 29TH

Welcome to wonderland!

Embark on an exhilarating three-day floral extravaganza alongside the creative genius, Leopoldo Gomez! Nestled in the enchanting grounds of Wellington Woods in Norfolk, this floral retreat promises an immersive experience like no other.

Prepare to be swept away as Leopoldo unveils a treasure trove of floral wisdom, unveiling his knowledge, insider know-how, and cutting-edge techniques. Get ready to unleash your creativity and transform your floral artistry into awe-inspiring masterpieces!

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THE DETAILS

27, 28 & 29 April 2024
Intricate floral installations and bridal bouquet workshop.

See more below.

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THE COST

Three day Masterclass, with a plethora of materials to use, lunch and refreshments £995.00 inclusive of VAT*

READ MORE ABOUT IT!

Picture this: the lush surroundings of Wellington Woods serving as the canvas for your blooming imagination. Join forces with Leopoldo and Claire to craft show-stopping designs destined to adorn ceremony spaces and elevate tipi decorations to new heights of sophistication. Brace yourself for the grand finale as you fashion bridal bouquets so exquisite, they'll leave everyone in attendance utterly spellbound... and you'll of course get to take your bouquet home with you.

This is more than a workshop; it's a journey back into nature, a look into the heart of floral brilliance, where every flower tells a story, and every arrangement is a work of art. Elevate your floristry game and immerse yourself in a world where innovation meets nature's beauty, all under the guidance of the floral luminaries, Leopoldo Gomez and Claire Cowling. Don't just learn – create, captivate, and celebrate the art of floristry!

The fee is £995 - this includes materials for the group designs, plus flowers for your bouquet - which you can of course take home with you to enjoy and admire! We're looking for include as much British grown materials as we can get our hands on, to showcase what beautiful materials are available to us as florists.
We've included lunch and refreshments so you just need to get to us, sort your accommodation and evening meals.  We like to make it easier - so if you'd love to attend the workshop, but can't pay in one go - please just get in touch and we can arrange to invoice you to split the payment. We hope to see you there Xx

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THE VENUE

Wellington Woods is a beautiful outdoor wedding venue, with 70 acres of private wildflower meadows and ancient woodlands.

With multiple ceremony areas to decorate and a Giant Hat Tipi. It's a florists dream and woodland retreat all in one!

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Stunning examples of work...

Leopoldo Gomez

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Itinerary

Saturday 27th April 2024
Day 1: Foundations of Wedding Floral Design

Arrival time: 9.30-9.50
Our floral design adventure begins with a warm welcome and cup of tea!

At 10am, led by Leopoldo, we delve deep into the essentials, exploring colour theory and mastering techniques to kickstart our creative journey.

Break for lunch.

In the afternoon, under the expert guidance of Leopoldo and Claire, we’ll immerse ourselves in the hands-on sessions, bringing our newfound knowledge to life as we craft floral wonders in collaborative groups around the venue*.

Q&A and Feedback from Leopoldo.
The workshop day will end at 5pm.

 

Sunday 28th April 2024
Day 2: Crafting Ceremony and Reception Arrangements
Start time: 10am.

Through engaging discussions and practical demonstrations, we’ll absorb the design principles essential for creating enchanting floral arrangements for reception florals. Participate in Practical workshop session, where we will transform the space into a botanical heaven, guided by the expertise of our mentors.

(Includes a break for lunch.) The workshop day will end at 5pm.
 

Monday 29th April 2024
Day 3: Intricate Bridal Bouquets
Start time: 9.15am.

Bright and early, we’ll focus on the pinnacle of wedding floristry: the bridal bouquet. We will  hone our skills through demonstrations of intricate techniques from Leopoldo. In the afternoon, it’s your time to craft your own stunning bridal bouquets.

Capture your creations during a final showcase, receive vital feedback and final Q&A session.

The workshop day will end at 4.15pm

*Weather dependent!! – if it rains, we’ll stay under cover!

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