There are a number of organisations supporting the cut flower industry as well as many flower arranger’s groups around the country.
British Florist Association
The BFA is the only recognised trade association for professional retail florists.
With over 2,600 members committed to providing the best possible “flower buying experience” , professional, personal service with beautifully designed floristry and excellent value for money.
Go to BFA Website
National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies
In 1959, flower arranging clubs and societies joined together and with the support of the Royal Horticultural Society, formed NAFAS.
The society has grown rapidly to encompass a national network of flower clubs and was granted charitable status in 1984.
The association is the only national organisation dedicated to pursuing the art of flower arranging, through education and events and now boasts over 78,000 members within 1,315 clubs, including 34 junior clubs across the UK.
Scottish Association of Flower Arrangement Societies (SAFAS)
The Scottish Association of Flower Arrangement Societies (SAFAS) is one of twenty one Areas of the National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies (NAFAS). There are currently 93 affiliated Clubs in SAFAS, which includes 4 Contemporary Design Groups, from the Borders to the Orkney Islands, with a total membership of 6000 which includes Junior and Island Club members. We have 2 Junior Clubs and 4 Island Clubs.
SAFAS, the third Area of NAFAS was formed in 1956 by a nucleus of 5 enthusiastic Clubs – Border, Edinburgh, Hawick, Glasgow and Peebles.
Visit SAFAS website to find out more.
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