The BFA is coming to a town near you from June 2018 through to September, with a day of inspiration!

Enjoy a demonstration by a leading designer that will share many design ideas.  But the inspiration doesn't doesn't stop there. The BFA Chelsea heat competitions will be held at this event along with the newcomer competitions for those just starting out.

All are welcome - bring the team, floristry friends and competition helpers for a day of floral fun that will leave you energised with ideas!

Put the dates in your diaries and book your tickets now


Dates & Venues

Date  Region  Location  Demonstrator  Demonstration times

Sunday 10th June 2018


  Excelsior Wholesale, 37, Shirrall Drive, Drayton Bassett, Tamworth, B78 3EQ 

TBC 11am - 12pm & 1pm - 2pm 

Wednesday 4th July 2018


  CAFRE, Greenmount Campus, 45, Tigracy Road, Muckamore, Antrim, Co. Antrim, BT41 4PS

TBC 11am - 12pm & 1pm - 2pm 

Sunday 8th July 2018

North East

  East Durham College, Willerby Grove, Peterlee, Co. Durham, SR8 2RN

TBC 11am - 12pm & 1pm - 2pm 

Sunday 9th September 2018

South East

  Capel Manor, Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, EN1 4RQ

TBC 11am - 12pm & 1pm - 2pm 

Sunday 16st September 2018

South West

  Bicton College, East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, EX9 7BY

TBC 11am - 12pm & 1pm - 2pm 

Sunday 23rd September 2018

North West   Myerscough College, St Michael's Road, Bilsborrow, Preston, PR3 0RY
TBC 11am - 12pm & 1pm - 2pm 

You will be able to enjoy two demonstrations throughout the BFA Chelsea Inspiration day the first from 11am - 12pm the second from 1pm to 2pm. We look forward to announcing the demonstrators at each location soon!

Following the demonstration the announcements will be made - the winners of both the Newcomer competition and the *BFA Heat Competition for the RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year and RHS Chelsea Young Florist of the Year.  *The overall highest scoring competitors from around the UK will be selected and invited to take part in the most famous flower show in the world!

Cost of Entry

Entry to BFA Chelsea Inspiration Day.

£10.00 + VAT + booking fee for BFA/IoPF members

£20.00 + VAT + booking fee for non members


Entry to participate in the BFA Chelsea Heat Competitions

£50.00 + VAT + booking fee for BFA/IoPF members -  Includes entry to the BFA Chelsea Inspiration Day

£100.00 + VAT + booking fee for non members - Includes entry to the BFA Chelsea Inspiration Day

BFA Newcomers Competition

Entry to the competition is FREE OF CHARGE


Details of Competitions taking place at the BFA Chelsea Inspiration Days


BFA Chelsea Heat Competitions




BFA Newcomer Competitions


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