February 14th: “Weaving the Threads”
A creative workshop will be lead by Art Therapists - bring your material to weave into your hand-made object (eg feathers, grasses, fabric). Arrangements on this theme welcome.
March 14th: The Consul General of Japan Ms Keiko Haneda.
For our 58th birthday Ms Haneda will be our guest. Arrangements on an international theme
March 29th - 2nd April: Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show
April 11th: Workshop - Autumn in a Basket
Demonstration of the theme. Basket arrangements welcome.
May 9th: Origami by Gen Hagiwara, origami artist
Mr Hagiwara will give a demonstration and talk. Arrangements with a paper theme welcome.
June 13th: 2017 II World Conference in Okinawa
Presentation by Chapter members who attended the conference.
‘Tropical Okinawa’ theme for arrangements.
Saturday July 15th: 2 - 4pm Workshop for all members
Working with bare branches. Demonstration and workshop to be led by Christopher James.
August 8th: The Annual General Meeting
Demonstration by Heads of School.
August 23rd - 30th: Annual Exhibition
Lobby Gallery, Sofitel Melbourne on Collins.
September 12th: “Celebrating Cliveas”
A member of the Clivea Association will be guest speaker, Clivea inspired arrangements welcome.
October 10th: Japanese Day
“Memories of Japan” – a theme for arrangements
November 14th: Australian Christmas
Workshop arrangements celebrating in Australian style
Plus ‘Christmas gift exchange’ – bring a home-grown pot plant.
For our charity - Bring a child’s gift or donation for Cottage by the Sea.