McQueens events team has been fortunate enough to work in Italy most summers for the past five years, creating flowers for lush and luxurious weddings in some stunning locations. From picturesque Tuscan hilltop villages to the olive groves of Umbria, McQueens seems to have a natural affinity for Italy, so as McQueens Flower School goes international, it […]
We are delighted to announce an exciting collaboration with Russian River Flower school in Healdsburg, California and are very excited to be teaching McQueens Design: One-Week Course in September 2017. We have enjoyed a special relationship with RRFS founder Dundee Butcher for many years: she is a dear friend of McQueens and a former student […]
Among the many, fabulous McQueens 25th anniversary celebrations we held in 2016, our Italian Masterclass was undoubtedly up there in our top favourite events of the year. Held in the beautifully restored 300-year old Italian palazzo of our Managing Director, Riccardo Micolucci, and surrounded by the sun-drenched hills of Abruzzo, the location was just perfect for a long weekend of intensive […]
Working with flowers is enormously rewarding, they have an extremely unique and compelling power; everyone who works with flowers testifies to the sort of satisfaction that rarely exists in other professions. Flowers do have their own set of challenges, though, and a life working with flowers can at times be an interesting ride. Flowers are vulnerable to […]
One of the wonderful pleasures of welcoming students to McQueens Flower School is seeing their enthusiasm and passion for flowers. It’s a privilege to get to know our students as friends and we love to keep in touch and see them forge their own path in the world of flowers. Instagram is perfect for keeping up […]
We completed our last course for 2016 in September and it has been a tremendous year for McQueens Flower School. We settled into our state-of-the-art new school space in Bethnal Green this year and welcomed record numbers of international students. We have shared our skills and knowledge with teaching assignments abroad to China, Italy, and Dubai, and […]
Autumn has arrived! McQueens Flower School students create a flower arch with masses of seasonal flowers.
McQueens school students work as a group to create an elaborate table installation.
We always knew that to celebrate our 25th anniversary in style, we’d want to do something really special. So when our accounts director Riccardo Micolucci suggested a master-class to be held at his recently restored 300-year old Italian palazzo, it was a resounding ‘YES!’ from the rest of Team McQueens. Of course, it did mean […]
Behind the scenes at our master class in Italy held at the gorgeous Palazzo Tartagliozzi in Abruzzo. We had the most wonderful comments from our amazing students! Will you be joining us in 2017?