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Flower shows – 2024

 

January 27 – February 1, 2024
WAFA World Show “Bloom Oman”
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

February 22 – 24, 2024
Creative Floral Arrangers of the Americas (CFAA)
Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.

March 2 – 10, 2024
PHS Philadelphia Flower Show
Pennsylvania Convention Center, U.S.A.

May 10 – 20, 2024 (Dates subject to change)
Canadian Tulip Festival
Commissioners Park, Ottawa, Canada

May 12 – 13, 2024
NAFAS “Florilegium”
Gloucester Cathedral, U.K.

May 17 – 19, 2024
NAFAS National Show
Hylands House, Chelmsford, U.K.

May 21 – 25, 2024
Royal Horticultural Society (RHS):
Chelsea Flower Show – London, U.K.

June 21 – 23, 2024 (Dates to be confirmed)
The Newport Flower Show
Rosecliff, Rhode Island, U.S.A.

Left to right Debbie Burville, Susan Conyers, Anna Fulton, Karen Smith and Cindy Young.

The Philadelphia Flower Show

We are so proud of our esteemed panel of judges who recently judged at The Philadelphia Flower Show in March 2024.

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Summer Fun!

At the Garden Club of Toronto’s 2021 Virtual Competition entitled “Kaleidoscope” the Garden Club of Bermuda’s local members Felicity Holmes, Andrea McKey, Sylvia Outerbridge and Susan Conyers all received awards for their displays. Congratulations ladies!

Felicity Holmes – 1st Place “Confetti” (Miniature Class – overall size less than 5”)

Andrea McKay – 1st Place “Spectrum”

Susan Conyers – 2nd Place “Shazam”

Sylvia Outerbridge – 1st Place “Playful”

Pictured above: “Desert Heat” 30” x 30” space. Susan Conyers representing The Garden Club of Bermuda.

The Toronto Flower Show

Re-Connections 2021 – an International Virtual Floral Art Show Celebrating Friendship Through Flowers.
Find out more about the winners from the Garden Club of Bermuda by clicking below.

TAKE A LOOK AT THE WINNERS HERE

Unfortunately, the 2020 Toronto Flower show had to be cancelled due to the outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19. YouTube user sayehsunstudio was registered to exhibit at the event and captured this wonderful video as a tribute to all who worked so hard on the event. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

Cindy Young's award winning display at Canada Blooms 2016
Pictured above: "Celebrate" by Cindy Young representing The Garden Club of Bermuda. Cindy's beautiful display won overall gold and the Heather Fuller Award for Best International!

The Garden Club was thrilled to announce then Vice President (now President) Cindy Young’s prestigious award at Canada Blooms 2016!

Held in Toronto March 10th to 20th at the Enercare Center, the overall title of the show was “Let’s Party”.
The International Class that Cindy entered (representing the Garden Club of Bermuda) was entitled “Celebrate”.

Space allotted was 48″x48″x80″ high, placed on a 4″ riser. There were 10 entries.

Cindy won the overall gold and the Heather Fuller Award for Best International!

Bermuda’s role in the formation of WAFA

WAFA first took root in the United Kingdom in 1972, when members of the “National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies”(NAFAS) of Great Britain decided to create an international federation that would represent all floral arrangement societies in the world. NAFAS created the position of “International Affiliates Chairman” to head the effort. Some of the members who held this post later served on the first WAFA Committee. NAFAS further deepened its overseas relationships in 1978 by holding an International Course in Sussex. The following year, a letter outlining proposals for a World Association went out to members, and in April 1980, those proposals were approved. WAFA officially formed during a second meeting in June 1981, with delegates and observers in attendance from 20 countries. This meeting was held in Bermuda. Today WAFA has 30 member countries that take turns hosting WAFA’s international activities.

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