Why I Chose McQueens Flower School

It is an honour and a wonderful privilege to share our passion for flowers with students around the world and to impart our considerable knowledge that has been gathered over the two decades that McQueens Flower School has been in existence.  Our vocational courses run central to the curriculum at McQueens Flower School, and many of our […]

McQueens Flower School Class Project: Large Urn

We’ve loved welcoming a fabulous group of new vocational students to the McQueens Flower School for a flying start to 2018. Our first class of the year has representatives from all around the globe, in addition to students who literally live down the road from our humble HQ in East London. January brings lots of promise for an exciting new year and we are absolutely honoured to play a part in the start of new adventures as our students take their floristry skills to the next level.

McQueens Flower School Class Project: Large Urn

5 Long Low Floral Runners to Make You Swoon

A key factor when designing floral centrepieces (apart from looking fabulous) is making sure that seated guests can still see each other over the blooms. For some this might mean keeping centrepieces relatively reserved; at McQueens, however, we like to do things a little differently. Sumptuously full, long low floral runners instantly transform any dining […]

McQueens Bursary 2017: the Winner Interview

Cast your mind back to the beginning of January, and you may well remember that for the very first time, we launched a unique bursary award to the  McQueens Flower School. It meant that we were offering one free place on our four-week vocational course to an aspiring florist; it was our way of celebrating our 25th anniversary, and helping encourage a new generation of talent.

McQueens Bursary 2017: the Winner Interview