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The 8 best wreath making classes and workshops in London

From ethically-made compostable wreaths to truly luxurious offerings, these are the finest festive experiences in the capital

Nothing says Christmas quite like a beautiful wreath hanging on your front door, and there’s something even more magical about making one yourself. Some of London’s finest florists are offering up their expertise this winter by hosting special masterclasses where you can create your own festive arrangement, whether you’re looking for a traditional option studded with dried orange slices and winter berries or hoping to craft something a little more offbeat. Here, we’ve rounded up the best wreath making classes and workshops in London. 

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The best wreath making classes in London

JamJar Wreath Making Workshops

From 29 November – 13 December 2021
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As part of Pullens Yards Christmas Open Studios Weekend, JamJar Flowers will be hosting a series of special workshops, where you’ll learn to create one of their gloriously natural-looking wreaths from scratch. Over the hour and a half session you’ll work with seasonal foliage, twisted branches and sculptural seed heads to craft a show-stopping wreath for your door. Afterwards, take a stroll around Peacock Yard, Iliffe Yard and Clements Yard and have a snoop inside the artists’ studios, all of whom have thrown open their doors for the weekend to sell their handmade products. 

Tickets cost £95
7a Peacock Yard, Iliffe Street, Kennington, London SE17
jamjarflowers.co.uk

Kitten Grayson Flowers Wreath Making Class

Sunday 5 December 2021
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Kitten Grayson Flowers is teaming up with Notting Hill’s Spring-To-Go, the new portable iteration of Somerset House’s famed Spring restaurant, to host two wreath making classes. Created in the florist’s signature romantic style – think jewel-toned blooms, wild berries and ethereal foliage – you’ll get to walk away with a bespoke wreath, made from a wide variety of seasonal flowers in a range of colours, and enjoy plenty of Spring’s mulled wine and mince pies in the process. 

Tickets cost £195
66-68 Ledbury Road, Notting Hill, London W11
springrestaurant-shop.co.uk

Festive Wreath Making at Petersham Nurseries

From 29 November – 13 December 2021
From ethically-made compostable wreaths to truly luxurious offerings, these are the finest festive wreath making classes in the capital

Situated a stone’s throw from Richmond Park, the floristry style at Petersham Nurseries is known for its dramatic, wild and impressive arrangements, and that same ethos carries through into their festive wreath making workshops. Guided by experts, you’ll learn the art of building a garden-inspired wreath made from sculptural branches, abundant foliage and winter berries – and in keeping with their commitment to low waste, all of the workshops will use both sustainable and biodegradable materials. 

Tickets cost £150
Church Lane, Off Petersham Road, Richmond, London TW10
petershamnurseries.com

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McQueens Christmas Wreath-Making Workshop

From 4 – 12 December 2021
From ethically-made compostable wreaths to truly luxurious offerings, these are the finest festive wreath making classes in the capital

Known for their seasonal installations, which have appeared everywhere from Claridge’s to Vanity Fair’s Oscars party, and their hand-tied blooms that are a particular favourite of the fashion crowd, the McQueens Flower School wreath making workshops are a hot ticket every Christmas. Held in their beautiful Mayfair space on North Audley Street, the theme for this year’s wreaths is ‘magical winter woodland’, so you can expect plenty of enchanting festive flora and fauna to work with.

Tickets cost £150
29 North Audley Street, Mayfair, London W1
mcqueensflowers.com

Lavender Green’s Wreath-Making Masterclasses

From 27 November – 12 December 2021
From ethically-made compostable wreaths to truly luxurious offerings, these are the finest festive wreath making classes in the capital

If you’re looking for a fun festive gathering with friends this Christmas, why not book one of Lavender Green’s bespoke wreath making masterclasses? Held at their Chelsea flagship store, they can cater for groups of 8-16 people on a date of your choosing, where you’ll be able to make either one of their traditional wreaths, featuring a pine base studded with Christmas accents like dried whole clementines and ribbon-tied cinnamon sticks, or a signature natural wreath, made with eucalyptus, dried lavender and pinecones. They’re also hosting several workshops throughout November and December, where you can book in to create one of their signature 12 or 14-inch wreaths.

Tickets from £95
239 King’s Road, Chelsea, London SW3
lavendergreen.co.uk

Moyses Stevens Christmas Wreath Making & Royal Themed Afternoon Tea

Saturday 4 December 2021
From ethically-made compostable wreaths to truly luxurious offerings, these are the finest festive wreath making classes in the capital

Royal Warrant holders Moyses Stevens – who just so happen to be Britain’s oldest and most prestigious florists – know a thing or two about show-stopping Christmas blooms. This year they’ve teamed up with the InterContinental Hotel on Park Lane to host a one-off wreath making class and afternoon tea in the hotel’s historic Wellington Lounge. Start off with creating a traditional wreath made with moss, pine foliage and winter fruits before sitting down to an indulgent afternoon tea, designed in honour of the Queen (the hotel was once her childhood home, in its former address of 145 Piccadilly).  

Tickets from £150
1 Hamilton Place, Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1
moysesflowers.co.uk

Grace & Thorn Deluxe Christmas Wreath Workshop

Saturday 4 December 2021
From ethically-made compostable wreaths to truly luxurious offerings, these are the finest festive wreath making classes in the capital

Hackney-based florists Grace & Thorn pride themselves on being rule-breakers, challenging the idea of the conventional bouquet with an offbeat, bespoke approach to floristry, and that philosophy translates to their Christmas wreaths too – you won’t find the traditional look of holly and berries here. Instead, expect more unusual winter foliage like heather, eucalyptus and thistles, mixed in with delicate dried flowers for a truly arresting festive centrepiece. 

Tickets cost £95
Flora & Fauna Studios, 134 Columbia Road, Hackney, London E2
graceandthorn.com

SSAW Collective Wreath-Making Workshop

Tuesday 7 December 2021
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Founded by florists and flower farmers Jess Geissendorfer and Olivia Wilson, alongside chef Lulu Cox, SSAW Collective advocate for positive change in the floral industries and are committed to an ethical way of working with seasonal produce. Their wreath-making class, held in partnership with Leila’s Shop in Shoreditch, will teach you how to make a fully compostable, evergreen wreath using traditional native foliage native, including holly, ivy and mistletoe, and hung with a naturally dyed ribbon. Ticket prices include a delicious vegetarian supper, and during the class you’ll also learn the history and significance of the wreath, as well as how to forage for materials sustainably. 

Tickets cost £95
Leila’s Shop, Calvert Avenue, Shoreditch, London E2
ssawcollective.com

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