on the look-out for lonely bouquets in Burnham-On-Sea
flower club is asking people to look out for 'lonely bouquets' about
the town centre today (Friday).
Burnham Area Evening Flower Club is among thousands of other members
of the National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies celebrating
National Flower Arranging Day across the UK today.
bouquets of flowers are being left in public places around Burnham-On-Sea
with a note to say This is a lonely bouquet please
take me home with you.
year, these cheerful bouquets are much appreciated by members of
the public, who take to social media to express their surprise at
the kindness of the gesture.
Area Evening Flower Club meets on the third Monday of the month
excepting for August, November and December, in St Andrew's Church
Hall at 7.30pm.
have Qualified Demonstrators who come from anywhere within an 80-mile
radius and give interesting chats whilst arranging 5 or 6 floral
displays which are raffled at the end of the evening," explained
the club's Di Barnard.
is a well stocked Sales Table where Flower Arranging supplies can
be purchased also an excellent plant stall with a large selection
of plants, all at bargain prices."
doors open at 7pm when a cup of Tea/Coffee and a biscuit is ready
Annual Membership commences in January with a fee of £37.00,
half year from June is £25.00, or visitors are always welcome
the 4th Monday in November the club will have a national demonstrator
for its Open Christmas Demonstration which is held in the Princess
Theatre. "This year we are fortunate to welcome Jonathan Moseley
a top International Demonstrator and past Judge of BBC TV's 'Big
Allotment Challenge', I'm sure we will have an outstanding display,"
also hold flower arranging workshops and practice classes at various
dates throughout the year. Members also help with various community
events throughout the year including the May Day event, stewarding
the bake-off in both the Food Festivals, and arranging a pedestal
in Wells Cathedral and help with many Church flowers and festivals."