Diary Dates

Here you will find forthcoming Area Events as well as major events
from Club Calenders

September 26th 2017

Dorset and Guernsey Area  Celebration Lunch "45+2"

to thank all of you for the joint effort and support across D&G leading to the success at Chelsea.

To be held at The Springfield Hotel, Grange Road, Wareham, BH20 5AL 12.30pm for 1pm.

Tickets £20 to include a drink on arrival and with your meal, a buffet lunch, dessert and coffee.

Tickets will be available from: Pat Cherrett, Misty Haven, Barnhill Road, Ridge, Wareham BH20 5BG. Tel: 01929 552087




October 31st 2017

Dorset and Guernsey Area Annual General Meeting

Allendale Centre, Wimborne

in the afternoon a demonstration by Patricia Bashford from Kent titled "Floral Fantasia"



November 9th-11th 2017

Festive Flower and Food Show

presented by the National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies.

The Winter Gardens, Blackpool

See website for more details: wwwfestiveflowerfoodshow.co.uk



November 21st 2017

Broadstone & Corfe Mullen Floral Decoration Society Open Meeting

Christmas Extravaganza with a Floral Demonstration,

"On a Starry Night"

by Emily Broomhead, National Demonstrator & UK Representative at WAFA Barbados


A Christmas Market.

Join them at Corfe Mullen Village Hall, Towers Way, BH21 3UA.

Ticket £10 to include refreshments.




November 20th 2017

Colehill Floral Arrangement Group Open Meeting

A Christmas demonstration by National Demonstrator Angela Turner with her title "All is Calm, All is Bright".

Join them at The Memorial Hall, Cannon Road, Colehill BH2 2LR. At 7.30pm. Tickets £12 to include refreshments. Contact: Irene Hickson 01202 578530




November 22nd 2017

Speaking with Confidence Day

Dorset & Guernsey Area inivite their Flower Arranging Clubs to sponsor members of their club to attend this day. It is an opportunity for all our members who would like guidance about giving a vote of thanks or simply speaking at meetings.

The day will be run by Ann Jennings a NAFAS trainer who has transformed "shy violets" into "confident roses".

The day will take place at The Royal Chase Hotel, Shaftesbury, 09.30am-4.30pm. Details and applications to Sandy Milne, Melbury View, Manston, Sturminster Newton DT 10 1HB. Cost of £10 per delegate.




December 2nd & 3rd 2017

Lytchett and Upton present their Annual Flower Show, 'Tis the Season at Upton House





December 15th 2017

Area Carol Service, 10am at Durweston Church, Church Road, Blandford Forum, DT11 0QA





February 28th 2018

Area Council Meeting at Tarrant Keynstone for an update on all that is happening at National and Area level.

Note: this a Wednesday due to the hall not being available on Tuesday.





April 13th-14th 2018

Dorset & Guernsey Area Show 2018


at Lytchett Minster School, Post Green Road, Lytchett Minster, Poole Dorset BH16 6JD



June 13th 2018

Dorset & Guernsey Area Day 2018

We will be entertained by National Demonstrator Derek Armstrong in the afternoon

at The Hamworthy Club, Canford Magna.



July 27th & 28th 2018

Lytchett and Upton Floral Group present an Open meeting with National Demonstrator Hans Haverkamp at Lytchett School on 27th followed by a workshop with Hans on the 28th.

More information in due course from Sylvia Preston. Email: strep1@sky.com





November 20th 2018

Owermoigne Flower Club Open Meeting

Pamela Lewis National Demonstrator will be

"Wishing you a Happy Christmas".

2pm at Moreton Village Hall. More details in 2018