to the British Academy of Floral Art, flower school

Flexible courses

 that work with your lifestyle.


on one of our beginner or advanced courses

Start anytime

we have courses starting every month

The Team

 friendly, professional and qualified

Our Exeter venue

Nestled in the beautiful Devon Countryside

Unique, independent and inspirational British School of Floristry

Welcome to the Academy 2023
We have a range of floristry courses starting in 2023 from professional floristry and beginner flower arranging as well as workshops and tasters, so if you love flowers and want to get started on a career or just learn a new skill we have something for everyone. 
Floristry courses start from Monday 9th January, see our calendar for all our start dates.
Alternatively, you can start right away with one of our comprehensive and professional online floristry courses! click here to find out more
If you want any advice, just give Julie a call on 01392 834893
Your Floral Journey Starts Here




With our fun, friendly and innovative approach to floristry we are one of the leading floristry teaching schools offering a range of floristry courses in the UK today. Whether you are an absolute beginner or a seasoned florist we have the floristry 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

NEW for 2023!

NEW for 2023!

We'd like to start by wishing you all a wonderful Christmas and we can't wait to see lots of you on our festive Workshops this December!    If you're looking to WOW your flower loving friends or family with a special, fun and creative gift this year then why not...

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BFA Award Winner, Alice Herrington 

BFA Award Winner, Alice Herrington 

For our last student feature of the year we have the honour of announcing the recent success of our wonderful Masters student, Alice Herrington, who has just won City & Guilds Level 5 'Highest Practical Mark' at BFA FleurEx! Alice scored the best results in the...

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