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 never too late to start learning Floristry and we have lots of classes starting over the next few months!
Our beginners Level 2 Floristry is a great place to begin and if you study at our beautiful studio (just outside Exeter) you get the added bonus of having full access to our online films which gives you additional support for two years.
Here’s what we’ve got coming up this term.. 
Floristry Taster – 9th July
Hand-Tied Unit – 11th July
Online Level 2 Floristry – Start any time!
To view all our dates just click on our calendar or give us a call and we can give you plenty of advice!
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

Carina’s Floral Journey

We've caught up with one of our lovely online students to ask her a few questions about her experience and how she found training as a professional florist with our Academy! Carina Ashworth has recently completed our online level 2 floristry course and was kind enough...

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New this term!

New this term!

With so much going on in the world at the moment we feel an ever growing desire to touch base with our lovely floral community and we're so excited to finally emerge out of the chaos of the last few years. To improve our courses and make our Academy better than ever...

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