ACOMB FLOWER GUILD |
was founded in 1968 and is affiliated to NAFAS. We currently have 76 members.
When we meet - Meetings are usually held on the first Tuesday of each month commencing at 7.15pm. There is no meeting in August. Visitors and new members are very welcome.
Where we meet - We meet at Acomb Church Hall which is situated on Front Street Acomb, York YO24 3BZ
There is wheelchair access to the Church Hall and limited parking at the front of the Church Hall. Nearby parking is available behind Morrisons Supermarket.
Our meetings are a great way of socialising as well as learning skills in Floral Art through our programme which consists of Practice nights, demonstrations and workshops. Refreshments of tea and coffee are served and we also have a shop where members can purchase materials/accessories for flower arranging. Acomb Flower Guild also take part in flower festivals and support Harrogate Flower Shows. Various excursions are also organised throughout the year.
New members and guests are very welcome. Subscriptions for 2017/18 will be £30. Visitors £4 for practice nights and workshops. Club Demonstration evenings £5 depending on demonstrator. Christmas and Open Demonstrations variable, to be advised.
All members of Acomb Flower Guild have membership of NAFAS (National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies) Charity registered number 1101348.
For further details about joining, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
October 2017 newsletter click AFG_Oct_17_newsletter.pdf
Programme for 2017/18 click here
Tuesday 7th November 7.15pm
Open Demonstration by Derek Armstrong
'Just for you this Christmas'
All visitors welome - tickets £10 or payment at the door.
Tuesday 5th December Practice Night - judged by Mavis Hammond
Novice - The Holly and the Ivy (no niche)
Intermediate - Naturally it's Christmas
Advanced - A Contemporary Christmas
MW Trophy - Shade of Gold
There will also be a hamper raffle - please bring donations to November or December meeting
Special Date for your Diary
Next year it is the Golden Anniversary of Acomb Flower Guild and we are organising a lunch to celebrate this very special occasion. It will be held on 23 June 2018 at York Racecourse. Please do make a note in your diaries and keep the date free.
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