to the British Academy of Floral Art, flower school

Flexible courses

 that work with your life style.


on one of our beginner or advanced courses

Courses run

Weekly, week or weekends, Exeter or online

The Team

 friendly, professional and qualified

Our Exeter venue

Nestled in the beautiful Devon Countryside

Unique, independent and inspirational British School of Floristry

It’s not too late to start your floristry training this year as we have courses starting all term including Recreational Flower Arranging, Tasters, Workshops and Professional Floristry – there is something for everyone!

Our dates for the 2022 Spring Term have now been released and are available to book, to see what we have coming up head over to our calendar and if you need any advice just give us a call. 

Your Floral Journey Starts Here

With our fun, friendly and innovative approach to floristry we are one of the leading floristry teaching schools in the UK today. Whether you are an absolute beginner or a seasoned florist we have the course to inspire you and take your technical floristry skills to new heights.

Our award-winning team of highly qualified and experienced tutors have the expertise to take you on the ultimate floristry journey from a novice to a British Master. You can dive straight into one of our Level 2 courses which are all suitable for beginners or you can try out one of our floristry Tasters or Workshops. To progress to a higher level you can sign up to our advanced Level 3 courses and then ultimately onto the stimulating City & Guilds Levels 4 and 5 courses.

Our courses are super flexible so that you can fit them into your busy life. You can also sign up as finances allow and can build the qualification over a time period that suit you.

We give you the chance to take part in real life, exclusive, floristry events and prestigious competitions both during and after your time with us. We help you to expand your professional floristry experience, develop your personal design skills and put your floristry training into practice.

Welcome to the Academy family!

A little bit about us 

The Academy was founded in Devon in 2008 by friends and fellow Master Florists, Julie Collins and Tina Parkes. Together they have developed an exceptional programme of flexible modular floristry and flower arranging courses for every stage of a flower-lover’s journey, from hobbyist, absolute beginner, career changer or experienced florist.  

Wave goodbye to coursework and homework as all Academy courses are taught in the European style – hands-on, practical, jam-packed, full of techniques, and inspiration. 

Any questions just call us on 01392 834893 or contact us here.

Latest News

Academy News October 2021

Academy News October 2021

FESTIVE TUTORIALS     Julie and Tina have been busy filming some short tutorials at the Academy so that you can all get creative this Autumn! We've already released Tina's floral pumpkin design on our Facebook page which you can watch by clicking here. Keep...

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Chelsea Flower Show 2021

We are extremely excited to announce that one of our amazing tutors, Amanda Randell-Cox, has just received Gold at RHS Chelsea Flower Show for her stunning exhibit inspired by ‘British Blooms’. Amanda absolutely excelled at Chelsea this year and picked up the 'Best in...

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