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BFA FleurEx: the UK’s number one florist event!


Hundreds of commercial florists, floristry students and industry suppliers will be coming together at BFA FleurEx, on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October 2019. They will be on the look-out for new products, innovative floral design ideas, new wholesale flower and sundries suppliers and to network. Are you a UK-based florist? Make sure you don’t miss out!




Taking to the Floral Stage to wow the crowds with their breath-taking innovative work are both International and British floral designers:

Solomon Leong
Solomon Leong from Hong Kong is a world-class designer, with a huge fanbase. He will wow you with gorgeous creative work that’s not just for the stage but has some commercial elements too.
Influenced by the English Garden Style (he lives in the UK several months of the year) and the European flower design ethos, Solomon has found competitions and demonstrations an important part of his professional life.

Mark Entwistle


The amazing Mark Entwistle is an accredited member of the American Institute of Floral Designers, Chelsea Gold Medal Winner and former UK Florist of the Year.

Mark enjoyed a successful teaching career at Reaseheath College, Nantwich, Cheshire, before becoming Creative Director at The Black Rose and Cheshire School of Flowers in Knutsford. He is now a freelance floral designer and demonstrator.
Mark has gained the respect and admiration of colleagues in the floristry field in the UK, Europe and America for his innovative floral designs. He teaches regularly to both professionals and amateurs in both groups and one-to-one sessions.


3 fabulous designers will be leading FleurEx’s ever-popular masterclasses this year: Tracy Rowbottom, Soren van Laer and Rebecca Hough.
And on top of that, there is the ever-popular BFA FleurEx Open Floristry Competition, which attracts dozens of design entries and hundreds of appreciative viewers..!

A lot more information is available on the official event page. Head on over to the website of the British Florist Association to read all the details of FleurEx 2019: please click here!



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