NAFAS, the National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies, is absolutely delighted to have been invited to be part of the “Team” arranging flowers for the wedding of Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton taking place this Friday 29 April 2011 at Westminster Abbey.
The flowers have been designed by a leading florist, Shane Connolly and the “Team” will be executing these designs.
NAFAS members are no strangers to decking out Westminster Abbey in stunning floral arrangements and the members involved are their four National Officers, Pat Martin, Norma Dobney, Wendy Davis and Sue Brinton; a past National Officer, Dorothy Irvin and the NAFAS Westminster Abbey Co-ordinator, Jane Rowton-Lee.
NAFAS has been arranging flowers in Westminster Abbey for many years and recently decorated the Abbey for the Commonwealth Observance Service, which was attended by HM the Queen and HRH Prince Phillip. They alsosaid they felt very privileged to decorate the Abbey for the Papal visit by Pope Benedict XVI, in September 2010.
NAFAS is an educational charity dedicated to promoting the artistic use of plant material in all its forms. It comprises of 21 Areas, over 1200 flower clubs and around 70,000 members from all over Great Britain and Northern Ireland. NAFAS is affiliated to the RHS and the World Association of Flower Arrangers.
NAFAS – National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies website.
British Cut Flowers – William and Catherine choose British, seasonal flowers