Master the fundamentals of sustainable floristry in a unique, hands-on, intensive with Sophie Kurylowicz of Little Triffids Flowers.

During this 3 day workshop you’ll be given the tools and techniques to transition your floral design practice towards sustainability.

You’ll create large scale installations without floral foam, and receive styled photographs of you and your work to kickstart your sustainable floristry portfolio.

Participants gain exclusive access to costing breakdowns, recipes and proposal templates and frank Q&A with Sophie and the Little Triffids team.

Taking place at a boutique vineyard and wedding venue over 3 days in May 2024, participants will receive all flowers and materials, a styled photo shoot, a three course celebration dinner and a few special surprises too.

Join us in Wagga Wagga, NSW from 1st to 3rd May, 2024 for this retreat that will equip you with the knowledge and skills to create beautiful florals in an environmentally conscious way. Register now and embark on a journey towards sustainable floristry with Little Triffids Flowers.

Places are Limited!

Workshop Inclusions

  • Access to masses of gorgeous seasonal, locally grown flowers and foliage.
  • Two full days of guided experimentation with techniques to create stunning floral installations that are free of floral foam. Learn how to style and install:
    • Floral arbours and towers,
    • vaseless table and floor arrangements
    • Statement urn and large vase designs
    • Hanging chandelier installations
    • Wall-mounts and climbing trails
  • Professional photographs of you in your element and beautiful shots of your work. Portfolio-ready photo files yours to keep.
  • Class notes, personal notebook and tote as well as beautiful surprise gifts to take home
  • Apron, snips, gloves, vases and all required tools and sundries to keep
  • Tour of Little Triffids Flower Farm and other local flower farms
  • Open discussions and Q&A with Sophie around developing a sustainable floral business
  • Hard copy examples of a Little Triffids floral proposal as well as recipe and costing breakdowns that we use for every event
  • Morning tea, Afternoon tea and lunch each day
  • Three course farewell dinner, beverages included

ITINERARY

Meals and drinks listed in italics are provided

Wednesday 1st May
3pm – 6pm

Welcome drinks & tour of Little Triffids Flower Farm
Green waste management & compost demonstration
Tour of a Riverina flower farm

 

Thursday 2nd May,
9am – 5pm

Sustainable floristry, Where to start
Morning tea
Hands on Vase arrangements
Lunch in The Wild Vine Garden
Hands on Urn and Garden arrangements
Afternoon tea

Flower Meadows
Styled photos

Friday 3rd May
9am – 4pm

Arbour and arch techniques
Morning Tea
Hands-on floral arbour
Hanging and climbing installations
Hands on Installations
Working Lunch
Free time before our dinner party
7pm – Farewell dinner, Bus travel provided

Your Investment

Early Bird Registration $2450 ($250 saving).
Register before 15 January to receive Early Bird pricing.

Price $2700

 

Secure your place with a 20% deposit of $500. You then choose 2 options to finalise payment:

Full Payment: Check the full payment box and we will send you an invoice for the remaining amount to be paid in 14 days.
Payment Plan
: Check the payment plan box and we will invoice you for 4 instalments of the total of your ticket over the coming months.

PLEASE NOTE, ALL PAYMENTS MADE ARE NON REFUNDABLE, SO PLEASE BE SURE YOU CAN ATTEND BEFORE PURCHASING YOUR TICKET. DUE TO THE NATURE OF OUR BUSINESS, WE CAN NOT MAKE EXCEPTIONS, SORRY.

 TERMS & CONDITIONS

CANCELLATIONS & POSTPONEMENTS
Please note, all payments made are non refundable, so please be sure you can attend before purchasing your ticket.
Due to the nature of our business, we can not make exceptions, sorry. In the unfortunate situation you are unable to attend, your place can be transferred to another person you nominate.  Please notify Little Triffids at least 3 weeks prior to the event so that we can ensure the correct personalisation of documentation and gifts.

In the event significant unforeseen matters (illness, death, act of God etc) prevent us from hosting the retreat, the retreat will be postponed to a later date. In the event we need to cancel entirely, attendees will receive a full refund.

This workshop requires a minimum of 8 registered participants to proceed. In the event we do not meet this minimum, all registrants will receive a full refund.  All students will be informed at least 60 days prior to workshop start date – please keep this in mind when booking flights, car hire and insurance.

GOVERNMENT DIRECTIVES
In the event government restrictions prevent us from hosting the retreat, the retreat will be moved to a later date. If you are unable to attend due to government restrictions or border closures, you’ll receive to option to claim a full refund or a credit for future workshops with Little Triffids Flowers.

TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION
Travel and accommodation is not included in the stated costs above. Attendees will need to organise their own accommodation and travel including, flights, and/or car hire to and from Wagga Wagga. Travel from the Wagga Wagga CBD to and from the farewell dinner is included.

INCLUSIONS
Food and drink that are included in the ticket price are as follows. Day 1: Welcome drinks and snacks upon arrival. Day 2: Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. Day 3: morning tea, lunch and 2 course farewell dinner and drinks. All tools and sundries you may need are supplied.