A Return Trip to Russian River Flower School

McQueens Flower School team enjoyed a second successful trip to Healdsburg California for a sold-out class in collaboration with the wonderful Russian River Flower School. It was a great opportunity to meet a new group of students and spend time with a few familiar faces as returning students from the last visit head back to this highly […]

British Vogue AW2018 Trend Report

The first incarnation of Vogue was born in 1892 by American entrepreneur, Arthur Baldwin Turner. The magazine set out to cater for both men and women with fashion, sport and social affairs of the time, focusing on the delightful lives of the upper middle classes in New York, and their exclusive circles. British Vogue was first […]

A Peony Moment

The season has stepped up a gear as the Chelsea Flower Show becomes a distant memory and the summer vibe continues in earnest. Newspapers trot out yet more summer predictions of ‘oh-what-a-scorcher’, ‘hotter-than-the-Sahara’ in time for the festival season. We live in hope! It’s all about the peony in flower world at the moment. They […]

We Are Hiring: Events Manager

We are looking for an experienced Events Manager with a passion for flowers and an exceptional eye for floral design to join our busy events team here at our HQ in Bethnal Green. This exciting opportunity includes floristry as well as client facing, customer service, and in-house management. The successful candidate will meet clients, design events, […]

We Are Hiring: Social Media Assistant Based at our Bethnal Green HQ

We are recruiting for a part-time assistant to join our social media team at McQ HQ, right here in Bethnal Green. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative, multi-skilled individual to help us share our ethos and passion for flowers across a variety of social media channels (including our blog). A flair for creativity is […]

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 […]

A Look Inside The New Annabel’s

Strolling through Berkeley Square, one might be forgiven for passing the new Annabel’s without a second glance. The four-storey grey Grade One listed townhouse exterior reveals little of its secrets, save for a discreet polished nameplate and a suspiciously fabulous iron archway. For those who make it through the front door, however, a different story […]

Geraniums at the Door: Zetter Townhouse in Clerkenwell

As well as our own Chelsea Flower Show-inspired projects this week, we are absolutely loving the many, wonderful displays that have been created in celebration of this iconic event, including the fabulous display created by our friends over at Geraniums at the Door. The iconic entrance of The Zetter Townhouse in Clerkenwell (a gorgeous, boutique hotel, with […]

Spotlight: Bluebell Biscuiterie

From her workshop in Henley-on-Thames, Celia Smith and her team at Bluebell Biscuiterie create the most gorgeous handmade biscuits for special occasions and unique, edible gifts. From iced unicorns and fruit salads to wedding dresses, seasonal flowers and more, their sweet treats are the icing on the cake (or should we say biscuit!) for many […]