Over the weekend of 16th and 17th July we held a flower festival to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at St John’s Church, George Lane, Loddon.
On 5th July we invited Linda Kingcott along with her flower arranging demonstration entitled ‘Fascinating Rhythm’.
On 15th June we had a coach trip to The Place for Plants at East Bergholt, Suffolk and then on the Beth Chatto’s garden in Essex.
Our member Tricia Loades, has been taking part in virtual competitions and also real life competitions.
Our summer workshop this time was to arrange some flowers in a tea cup which was led by our President, Diane Blyth and held in the Lecture Hall, George Lane, Loddon. We were all given a list of items to… Read More
On 6th May we took park in National Flower Arranging Day. This is a day when members of local flower clubs make arrangements and leave them for the public to find and take home. Partly as a good will gesture… Read More
At our meeting on 3rd May we invited Brenda Tubb along with her flower arranging title of ‘Challenges’. Brenda told us of her challenges through lockdown and of her husband! She was a very funny lady with some lovely arrangements… Read More
Our President, Diane Blyth, kindly allowed us to hold an open garden at her garden in Poringland. It was a lovely day and we had plenty of visitors around the garden. Lots of people stayed to have a cup of… Read More
Some of our members were involved with arranging some flowers for Easter at All Saints Church, Chedgrave and Holy Trinity Church, Loddon. Here are some of the designs.
We welcomed Terri Potter to our meeting on 5th April with the title of ‘ This Way and That’ for her flower arranging demonstration. Terri’s designs were excellent and she told us how she had made some of her props…. Read More
We were sad to learn of the death of our Vice-Chairman, Peter Watson, in February 2022, following a fall at his home. Peter had been a club member for a number of years and many of our members had taken… Read More
We invited Vicki Hease to our March 1st meeting with her demonstration of ‘A Vintage Affair’. Vicki’s demonstration was her interpretation of the 1920’s brought up to date in the 2020’s. She started with an arrangement that depicted a 1920’s… Read More
Unfortunately Lois Gill and the Queen were not able to make it to our February meeting. So, our President, Diane Blyth and Committee member, Tricia Loades, stepped in to demonstrate to members. In her absence the Queen sent her representative,… Read More
On 11th December we held a Christmas workshop in the afternoon at the Lecture Hall, George Lane, Loddon for members to come along and make a Christmas wreath. Our Treasurer, Penny Mills, demonstrated how to make a wreath from Virginia… Read More
Some of our members arrange flowers at the local churches for Christmas. Two of our members, Chairman, Tricia Godfrey and Committee member, Janet Morgan arranged flowers on two windowsills in Holy Trinity Church, Loddon for their Open House on December… Read More
At our Christmas meeting on 7th December we invited Wendy Goodliff along with her demonstration entitled ‘Countdown to Christmas’. Wendy’s arrangements included ones for the presents, Santa’s sleigh, door wreath, chocolates (Quality Street to be exact – which are Wendy’s… Read More
The Club is usually asked to arrange the poppies for Remembrance Day in Norwich Cathedral. We have a box of large silk poppies that belong to the Club for this. The last time we arranged the poppies was in 2018,… Read More
For our November 2nd meeting we had Barbara Collins demonstrating with her title of ‘Floral Moments’. Barbara is the NAFAS East area Chairman and came to us all the way from Peterborough. Despite coming across two accidents and negotiating the… Read More
On 5th October we held our first flower arranging demonstration for over a year and a half when Stephanie Laing came along to St John’s Church, Loddon. Stephanie’s title was ‘A Wood Affair’ and all her arrangements included some wood… Read More
On 24th September some members of the Club decorated Holy Trinity Church, Loddon with some Harvest Flowers. Thank you to Tricia Godfrey, Janet Morgan, Tricia Loades and Angela Moroney
For our first get together from the enforced Lockdown of the Coronavirus, we had an outside meeting in our Treasurer Penny’s garden at Claxton. We had some lovely weather and we sat under some gazebos and had some delicious cakes… Read More
Anne Baker, one of our members, organised a Flower Festival at All Saints Church, Chedgrave with the theme of “Norfolk Icons”. Lots of our members took part and you can see all the photos below.
Our Flower Club is in the Norwich Group of Flower Arrangers in the National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies East of England Area (NAFAS East). During the Pandemic NAFAS East held some virtual competitions. Members could take part by making… Read More
The Church in Loddon organised a weekend event called Lockdown Unlocked, where people and Clubs were invited to display what hobbies or interests they had taken up during Lockdown. This event was held at Holy Trinity Church, Church Plain, Loddon… Read More
Although we can still not hold our meetings indoors, we have asked members to send in photos of their Spring gardens, so that others can enjoy them. We have made up a gallery below. Our President, Diane Blyth says ”… Read More
Helen Bird came along to our meeting on 3rd March with her title of “As the Days Lenghten”. We also held a competition for members with the same title which Helen kindly judged for us. In the Novice Class, Jean… Read More
For our meeting on February 4th Christine Hewson joined us with her title of “Food for Thought”. We were joined by some new members which was nice to see.
The Church in Loddon hold an Open Evening at Holy Trinity Church, Loddon in conjunction with the Victorian Evening. We are asked to decorate two windowsills every year and this year our member Janet Morgan decorated one of them and… Read More
Our Christmas Open meeting was held on 3rd December at Hobart High School, Kittens Lane, Loddon. We had invited David Wright along with his title of “Christmas Dreams”. We have had David demonstrate before and we always like his arrangements…. Read More
Our winter workshop was held at St John’s Lecture Hall, George Lane, Loddon on Saturday 23rd November. We had fourteen members come along and have a go at making some Christmas ornaments, and trees and candle arrangements and made a… Read More
On 5th November we welcomed Lorraine Scott along to demonstrate flowers with her title of “It’s All About the Sparkle”.
On Tuesday 1st October 2019 we were to have Tim Green come along to arrange flowers with the title of “My Life in Flowers“. Unfortunately Tim did not turn up and luckily we were holding a competiton that evening with… Read More
Linda Kingcott came along to arrange flowers with her title of “The Green Man and Friends at our new venue of St John’s Lecture Hall, George Lane, Loddon.
Our Annual General Meeting was held on 5th August at Chedgrave Church rooms. Most of the Committee were voted back in, but our Chairman of over 7 years, Margaret Turner, was standing down. Margaret was presented with a pot of… Read More
At our meeting on 2nd July 2019 we welcomed along Sandra Price with her demonstration entitled “Let’s Celebrate”. We also held a competition of the same title.
On 4th June we held our summer workshop at Hobart High School, Loddon. The arrangements were contemporary and the workshop was led by our President Diane. Many members enjoyed making them as can be seen from the photos.
On Saturday 15th June we held our annual Coffee Morning at our Chairman Margarets house in Chedgrave. There were various stalls including plants, bric-a-brac, raffle and win a painting of your choice. Lots of people attended and we raised some… Read More
Our annual garden outing on June 11th was to Perennial’s garden at Fuller’s Mill, Hartest. But firstly we visited Bury St Edmund’s and had a look around the Cathedral Gardens and the town and enjoyed a lunch somewhere. Unfortunately the… Read More