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Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

Exeter Friends invite you to their Christmas Wreath Making Workshop!

Join award-winning florist, Tina Parkes to create your own luxury Christmas wreath.  A two and half-hour workshop, with complementary hot drinks and selection of delicious homemade cakes.


  • 10.00-12.30 – our AM session is now full.
  • 14.00-16.30

Please note: When booking using the form below you will be asked to select your preferred time slot.

The Wreath:
Using traditional methods, you will design and assemble an elegant, fragrant Christmas wreath, with a sustainable wire ring covered in fresh moss, decorated with a wide range of fresh greenery, pine cones, dried hydrangea heads, sparkly baubles, mini fairy lights and ribbons to make your front door the most festive on the street!

Workshop Instructor:
Tina Parkes, the Principal of Academy of Floral Art, will be leading the workshops. Tina is very experienced, highly qualified and award-winning Florist and Floristry Tutor. The only English Florist to hold a Dutch Masters, an American Masters (AIFD), British Masters (Level 5), Tina has even achieved an RHS Chelsea Gold medal! Tina has squeezed us into her busy diary to generously volunteer her time and expertise to run these sessions in aid of Hospiscare.

During the workshop you will be served tea, coffee or hot chocolate. There will also be a selection of yummy homemade cakes, with dietary requirements catered for if stated on the booking form.

St Leonard’s Church Hall is a warm, clean and well-ventilated building, that provides a welcoming atmosphere for our Christmas event.

Costs and Bookings:
£40 per person which includes all materials, tools, refreshments and the wreath you created to take home. To book your place, please scroll down and complete the Booking Form below . If you are booking for guests please provide their names, contact details and any dietary requirements.

What You Need To Bring:
We recommend you wear clothing that you don’t mind getting messy or bring along an apron. We will supply all the resources needed to make the perfect Christmas wreath, but if you have a special decoration you wish to add to your wreath you are welcome to bring it along. You will also need to bring a box to carry your wreath home in. If not, we will provide you with a black bin liner.

Directions and Parking
St Leonard’s Church is on Topsham Road. There is some free parking outside, but spaces are on first-come, first-served basis and cannot be reserved for attendees. The Stagecoach buses that stop nearest the venue are the I, R, S and T buses.

Contact Details:
To discuss this event please contact Jo McCreedie by calling 07805637968 or emailing

Cancellation Policy:
If you notify us in advance that you unable to attend the event but have someone who would like to attend in your place, that’s fine, just let us know who to expect on the day and if they have any dietary requirements. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds if you can’t attend.