5 McQueens Christmas Gifts for the Flower Lover in Your Life

Struggling to find the perfect present for the budding florist in your life? We’ve got you covered with five fabulous McQueens Christmas gifts that cannot fail to prompt a squeal of joy from any flower fanatic this season. Whether you’re looking for the perfect stocking filler, a gorgeous seasonal gift, and even ‘the one’ that […]

December 12th: National Poinsettia Day

Often referred to as the Christmas flower, poinsettias have been gaining in popularity over the past few years and are loved for their exuberance and colour. The ubiquitous red varieties will always be a popular choice for Christmas but there are other varieties in pink, cream and peachy tones that are perfect alternatives. To celebrate we […]

My McQueens Flower School Experience: Mette Klevnas

Attracting students from around the world is a huge honour and a testament to the reputation that McQueens Flower School has built over the past twenty years. It’s incredible to watch the progress of our students and we enjoy following their work on Instagram, as with have done with our talented guest today. We spoke to […]

McQueens Flower School: One-Day Christmas Masterclass

It doesn’t seem that long ago that we were sunning our bits in far-flung places, enjoying our summer holidays with no more pressing decisions than the strength of sun factor cream one should wear. Now we are suddenly faced with the looming prospect of Christmas and the tricky issue of where we should spend the […]

The Wonderful World of Florists

The flower industry has revolutionised over the past 25 years and working in the wonderful world of flowers has never been more appealing. McQueens was at the forefront of the revolution that helped to reshape an industry that was saddled with a fuddy-duddy reputation and mired in antiquated rules and notions of how flowers should […]

McQueens Flower School: Christmas Classes 2017

We are delighted to announce that McQueens Flower School is expanding! With the introduction of a new school space at our HQ in Bethnal Green, we are able to offer a full programme of autumn/winter classes and, for the very first time, there will be additional classes to celebrate Christmas the McQueens way. ‘I’m happy […]

School Report: McQueens and Pearsons Collaborate Down Under

We’d like to share a throw-back moment to a very exciting opportunity for McQueens Flower School – our recent trip to Australia to collaborate with Pearsons School of Floristry. McQueens stalwarts Emily Mathison and Duncan McCabe valiantly stepped up to the mark when a five-day teaching assignment in Australia was first suggested. It’s a tough job […]

Pearsons – the collaboration

McQueens is a brand that approaching its 27th birthday so it’s fair to say that we have learned a thing or two about the peaks and troughs of business down the decades. After all, it’s determination and tenacity that’s needed to maintain success and build upon a reputation year on year, and we respectfully tip […]

New Dates for McQueens One Day Master-class 2018

With this year’s action-packed school schedule gradually drawing to a close, we’re already looking forward to next year and are delighted to announce the new dates for the McQueens One Day Master-classes in 2018! Due to popular demand, we introduced weekend classes to the McQueens One Day Master-class schedule this year and have been overwhelmed with the positive feedback from our students, some of whom travel from far and wide to visit the McQueens Flower School, as Head Tutor Emily Mathison recounts:

New Dates for McQueens One Day Master-class 2018