Demonstrations, Talks and Educational Workshops

Exciting programme for the first two days of the show!


Special presentations lasting approx 40mins each by eight of our National Demonstrators,


Five on Thursday 8th August 2019

Emily Broomhead from Salisbury

Lorena Dyer from Coventry – ‘A Bit of a Do’

Jacqui Arnold from Ashford, Kent – ‘A Diamond Sixty’

Nigel Whyles from Telford

David Thomson from Chelmsford


Three on Friday 9th August 2019

Melissa Sheldrake from Norwich

Lucy Ellis from Bratton, Wiltshire – ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’

Katherine Kear from Gloucester – Do You Remember When?


Master Florist – Robert Koene

Dutch Master Florist Robert Koene will be attending and designing at the event.
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Speakers Corner on Thursday 8th August 2019

10.30am – Simone Squire ‘A lot more than a slab of chocolate’

12.30pm – Anne Bridge ‘A bunch of carats’

2.30pm – Carol Black ‘It’s All a Matter of Dose’

4.30pm – June Ford ‘A Monopoly Tour of London’

6.30pm – Kathy Stangaard ‘The Sound of Bow Bells’


Speakers Corner on Friday 9th August 2019

10.30am – Brenda Eyers ‘Two clowns and a couple of dames’

12.30pm – Cherie Nummy ‘Hot Roots’

2.30pm – John Paul Deehan ‘Feathers and Fabric’


Workshop Schedule (2 Hour Sessions)



10.30 – 12.30 | Julie Woods – ‘Garden Jewels’
01.30 – 03.30 | Moyra Turnbull – ‘A Slice of Cake’
04.00 – 05.30 | Susie Barwick – ‘Fleeky Flowery Threads’



Thursday: 06.00 – 08.00 | Gill Mc Gregor – ‘Tying the Knot’



10.00 – 12.00 | Sharon Dower – ‘Box Clever’
01.00 – 03.00 | Vicki Hease – ‘Bubble Free’



10.30 – 12.30 |Lesley Sturdy – ‘Lets Sparkle’
01.30 – 03.30 | Sharon Dower – ‘Eggstravaganza’


Tickets allocated on the morning of each day, at the registration point near the entrance to The Gallery Hall.



Free of charge. No pre booked seating.


The design pieces will be sold outside the theatre after each presentation.