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Dennis Van Wonderen

Dennis van Wonderen BFA Events Director London

Events Director for the British Florist Association, Dennis van Wonderen who runs his own florist business van Wonderen Flowers in Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex has been practicing the art of floristry for decades. Dennis is excited about showcasing The British Florist Association and it's members expertise across many RHS shows. This year will see the Eurofleurs competition taking centre stage in the BFA Marquee at the Tatton Park Flower Show in Cheshire.

  • Date Joined: 10 Apr 2008

Ready, Steady, Floristry!

Posted by Dennis van Wonderen on 17 Aug 2008 at 10:59 PM

It's been a while since my last post so here's some news from the BFA camp. Visitors to the BFA Marquee at the Tatton Park Flower Show were in for a bit of a shock when the floristry demonstrators started asking for volunteers from the audience for our Ready, Steady, Floristry! challenge.

After a brief introduction the volunteers were shown the item they would have to re-create following a short demonstration by the florist expert. What the volunteers didn't know though when they had stepped onto the stage was that they would only be given four minutes to create their masterpiece!

The informal competition was a great hit with the crowds and saw competitors from all walks of life competing against eachother. From all the different pairs the best ones probably the building contractor against the carer and the policeman against the butcher. To see more pictures of all the action in the BFA marquee at Tatton Park please visit www.bfaflorist.org

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