Ballet & Blooms Flower Arranging & Photography Workshop 18th February 2024

This unique day long workshop fuses the arts of flower arranging, ballet and photography. The session will comprise of a flower arranging tutorial, after which we will shoot our creations with a ballerina in a studio setup. The day will finish with us shooting our dancer wearing a real flower tutu. We will be tutored by Chelsea Flower Show Gold Award Winner, Eleanor Griffiths. The £150 fee includes all materials, tutoring, model fees, your lunch and styling.

Who is Eleanor Griffiths?

Eleanor has been teaching flower arranging for many years. As well as being a working florist, she has won many flower arranging awards both national and international including 3 Golds at the iconic Chelsea Flower Show.

Our venue for the day is her purpose built teaching room in Frodsham, Cheshire. We are guaranteed a warm welcome and a fabulous day with her.

What will I learn?

Anyone is welcome, from those who've never tried flower arranging, to those with experience. We will start the day with a demonstration where Eleanor will run through techniques with us before we create our own arrangements. There will be help and support for you from Eleanors team during this session. There will be a variety of colours and different flowers and foliage to make sure everyone's is unique. Do not worry if you have no experience of flower arranging, you will learn the process and be guided by experts throughout.

Photoshoot session

After lunch we will shoot our arrangements on our studio set, with our ballet dancer and model, Gwyneth. All shooting will be on a strict 1-2-1 basis.

  • Our first set will be each photographer shooting their own arrangement with Gwyneth alone.

  • Our second set will be everyone's arrangements together, creating a flowerscape for our dancer to pose within.

  • Our third set will be shooting Gwyneth wearing a tutu made of real flowers, created by a florist.

Here is our mood board for the day:

At the end of the session, not only will you have some fantastic photographs to edit, you can take your flower arrangement home to brighten up your home!

Time: 10-4
Cost: £150 per person (£50 deposit secures your space)
Spaces: 10

Small print

This event needs at least 8 places to be sold, so in the event that this threshold is not reached, it may be rescheduled - if anyone can't make the new date then they will be refunded. Booking terms here:


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