Fancy putting your own spin on your door hanging decorations this Christmas? Book in for one of London’s best wreath making workshops. From Hotel Café Royal’s annual workshops to Phillipa Craddock’s video classes, here’s where to put your creativity to the test…  

Don’t fancy making your own? Here’s where to buy the best seasonal wreath.

John Lewis

Putting on a whole array of experiences this Christmas is John Lewis. They’ve got over 550 festive events and workshops that you can prepare for in the run up to the big day, from making festive photo baubles with Fujifilm and Instax to Christmas tree styling. Plus, of course, wreath making! 

They’ll be hosting wreath making classes all over the UK, including a few London dates too at their Oxford Street and Kingston branch. Hosted by Ixia Flowers, you’ll be shown how to use a mix of fresh and dried materials, as you explore different wiring techniques to create a stunning wreath to adorn your front door with. 

Price: From £65
Dates: Various dates & venues in the lead up to Christmas
Purchase tickets here

Hotel Café Royal 

Hotel Café Royal is back with more wreath making workshops this Christmas! Book in for an evening of merriment and cheer as you are guided through a two-hour session led by the hotel’s florist, Jamie Aston Flowers. 

Running on 9th, 10th and 11th December, the workshop will see you create your own personalised wreath, abrim with dried fruits, festive embellishments and seasonal foliage, that you can dress your front door with. The workshop will be served alongside a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne, canapes and a Cakes & Bubbles cheesecake to enjoy at home – lovely.

Price: £145 per person
Dates: 9th, 10th & 11th December
Purchase tickets here

Phillipa Craddock

For something a little different, Phillipa Craddock is hosting a Christmas design masterclass helping you to take your yuletide creations to the next level. From novice to professional, you’ll be able to learn how to create three charming festive creations, including an abundant wreath bursting with traditional moss, seasonal greenery, fir cones, white blooms and festive bells. 

Instead of an in-person workshop, Philippa has recorded three videos that you’ll be able to follow along with and learn how to make them in real time, with a step-by-step guide, ingredients lists, tools, mechanics and sundries. 

As part of the package, there’ll also be a live Q&A with Philippa herself on 8th December, where you’ll be able to ask all of your questions about your creations in the run up to Christmas Day.

Price: £195
Dates: 8th December
Purchase tickets here

McQueens

McQueens has teamed up with Perrier-Jouët again to bring Londoners the best wreath making experience, and you guessed it, it involves Champagne tasting too! 

Running on various dates from now until 18th December, Perrier-Jouët’s Champagne Ambassador Jonathan ‘JonnyFizz’ Simms will be hosting a twenty minute tasting session, allowing guests to cheers to the yuletide season and try some delicious fizz. The tasting will be followed by the wreath making, led by McQueens’ expert team.

Price: From £150
Dates: Various dates until 18th December
Purchase tickets here

Wild by Tart

Belgravia’s Wild by Tart will be hosting its annual Christmas Fair this month, bringing with them two days of live music, festive treats, mulled brews and independent brands to browse for Christmas shopping. Alongside the two day affair, there’ll be two wreath making workshops on Saturday 27th November. 

The two classes will focus on sustainability, using natural materials that are fully compostable and complete with a naturally dyed ribbon for hanging. You’ll learn insiders knowledge on the history and significance of the wreath, as well as how to forage for materials yourself.

Price: £85
Dates: 27th November
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Petersham Nurseries

Spread some joy this Christmas and treat your loved ones to a special wreath making experience with none other than Petersham Nurseries. While their workshops are a little on the pricier side, their team are excellent and will help you create your own wreath in the style that the nursery has become renowned for: big and bold. 

Their classes take place in their spacious greenhouses and use the best seasonal foliage, complete with berries and seed heads. Workshops are available at both their Richmond and Covent Garden branches.

Price: £150
Dates: 29th November – 13th December
Purchase tickets here

Grace & Thorn

Learn from the best and book in for a rustic wreath making experience from none other than London’s popular floristry experts, Grace & Thorn. They’ll be running classes this December, providing you with the chance to learn first-hand how to make a wreath like the experts, tucked with all of your favourite festive foliage. They’ll even provide Prosecco to make the experience go out with a pop. 

Price: £95
Dates: 1st – 4th December
Purchase tickets here

Rebel Rebel

Enjoy an evening filled with wreath making fun, Prosecco and light refreshments led by the floristry team at Rebel Rebel. Hosting two magical nights in the lead up to Christmas, Rebel Rebel’s workshops provide you with a blanket to craft your own personalised wreath. All of the essentials and materials will be provided for so all you need to do is bring your crafting hands and put them to the test.

Price: £95
Dates: 29th November & 6th December
Purchase tickets here

Columbia Creative

Fancy putting your creativity to the test this Christmas? Book in for one of Columbia Creative’s workshops and see yourself becoming a pro at wreathing in a matter of hours. Taking place in their Southwark Pop-Up Studio, you’ll be able to rummage through all of their mixed materials, from dried fruits and spices to metallic foliage. Light festive refreshments are also included in the classes.

Price: £65
Dates: 27th November – 12th December
Purchase Tickets Here

Shilpa Reddy at the Royal Exchange

Professional florist Shilpa Reddy has been set the wondrous task of building a welcoming festive installation to line the entrance of the grand Royal Exchange building. The installation will surround the full height and sides of the large doorway, providing a magical experience for all to enjoy. Alongside this, she’ll also be hosting two exciting sustainable wreath workshops!

Shilpa and her talented elves will be guiding you through the processes of wreath making with natural materials, all to the sound of festive background music. You’ll receive a glass of complimentary Prosecco and edible treats, and cocktails can also be purchased from Fortnum & Mason.

Price: £60
Dates: 25th November & 2nd December
Purchase tickets here

Moyses Stevens

Become a wreath making professional with a little help from Moyses Stevens. In the lead up to Christmas, they will be running festive wreath workshops, allowing you to learn all of the basics and see you on  your way to producing a grand Christmas centrepiece. 

Their talented team will guide you through the processes, from building the base of your wreath to adorning it with festive finishes.

Price: £95
Dates: Various until 11th December
Purchase tickets here


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