With less than a year to go, and registration about to open, preparations for WAFA India 2020 are entering their final phase. Michael Bowyer MBE and Tom Hodge travelled to India last week to meet the team and get a taste of our wonderful WAFA tour programme first hand. As he headed for the Diggi Palace, Michael sent back this report.
Our Textiles and Artisans of Northern India tour includes two days in the pattern-filled city of Jaipur and a full day print-design workshop with Renu Bhagwat. Here the architect, town planner, clothing brand founder and pattern book creator talks to us about her work, her city and her love of print and pattern
Belgian floral designer Moniek Vanden Berghe's spectacular natural floral displays have brought her international acclaim, while her workshops attract aspiring arrangers from all over the world. Ahead of her latest workshop with us, we asked her to tell us why she likes teaching, how she got started and to explain her love of weeds....
Established in 2006, the bi-annual Singapore Garden Festival has become one of the most important flower and garden festivals in the world. We asked Festival judge and editor of Fusion Flowers Alison Bradley why a visit here should be on every flower fan’s bucket list.
Florist and floral designer Mig Kimpton has spent over thirty years working in theatre and was behind the production of ‘Storm in a Flower Vase’, an adaptation based on the life and times of Constance Spry. We caught up with him ahead of his talk about this florist’s extraordinary life to find out why she captured his imagination.