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 Collaborate With The LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair

We’re delighted to announce that we’re partnering with LAPADA, the Association of Art and Antiques Dealers, again this year for their 2018 Art and Antiques Fair taking place in Berkeley Square, Mayfair, 14 – 19 September and we have a pair of tickets to giveaway. This year the theme is Dutch Masters and we will be […]

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

Enrich & Endure: the McQueens Apron

We are delighted to announce that after 26 years in the making, we have finally put the McQueens name to a gorgeous apron available in-store now. Created by apron artisans Enrich & Endure, we have long been seeking a wonderful British-made design created by a company that shares the same passion and attention to detail – […]

Monday: A Florists Weekly Wake Up

It is well known in flowery circles that, just like Dr Who, florists operate outside of the usual space-time continuum. Our days appear two and a half hours shorter than everyone else’s and we spend the majority of our time running around trying to squish everything we need to do with superhuman urgency. It is […]

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 […]

McQueens Flower School: New Dates For 2018

We are very excited to introduce our exciting curriculum of creative courses at McQueens Flower School for 2018. This year so far has been so memorable for McQueens Flower School for many different reasons. We have been welcoming record numbers of students from all over the world, and we have loved sharing our passion for […]

McQueens Flower School: Summer Tour

You may have noticed but 2017 has been an astonishing year for McQueens Flower School with a few pinch-me moments for our tutors. Yes, we’ve basked in international adventure with a boom in calls for McQueens Flower School talent to travel overseas. For McQueens founder Kally Ellis, the school has come a long way since […]