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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 – Floral Arrangement Applications are Live

Show Dates: Tuesday 22 – Saturday 26 May 2018

Application Deadline: Wednesday 21 February 2018


We are delighted to invite NAFAS affiliated clubs and individual floral arrangers to participate in the RHS Chelsea Flower Show: the world’s most famous flower show!


We welcome applications from both experienced Chelsea competitors and newcomers alike. There are no fees or charges for applying or competing.


The show is one of the highlights of the gardening year, with an opportunity to showcase your work alongside some of the best, most creative and technically accomplished Floral Designers from the UK and overseas. With four classes in the competition, each theme offers a new creative challenge to you as a designer, and will delight visitors and attract the attention of the media.


Click here to APPLY                                           Click here for a SCHEDULE


Don’t miss out on being part of the five days that shape the world of gardening at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. To find out more about exhibiting and to apply for space use the Floral Arrangement application form (above left) or contact us directly with any questions about the competition.


We look forward to receiving your application by Wednesday 21 February 2017.


With very best wishes,
Clare Greene
Deputy Show Manager – RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Amy Hopkinson
Assistant Show Manager – RHS Chelsea & Hampton Court Palace Flower Shows


Form enquiries:
020 3176 5800

Area Carol Service

We all had a lovely time out at Durweston again. As well as enthusiastic singing and sensitive readings we were treated to these tasteful flower arrangements during the service.

by Jan Preen
by Philippa Louden Elizabeth Witcomb Diana Holman



A full schedule for D&G’s Area Show (13&14 April 2018) is available on the new “Area Show 2018” page of the website.

A schedule for the WAFA Area elimination competition is available on the “Diary Dates” page (14th March 2018)


Area AGM – 31st October 2017

At the AGM on Tuesday Pam Dutton was sincerely thanked for her time as President as she handed over the role and the badge to Annette Parker who was congratulated on becoming the next Area President. Irene Hickson has taken on the role of Vice President and was also presented with her badge of office. The business of the AGM was handled smoothly by Pam and Sandy Milne our Area Chairman.

Welcoming flowers by Irene Hickson