What will I learn?

John Emmanuel has generously agreed to share his skills, knowledge and industry insights of high-end wedding design with a passionate group of florist and wedding professionals. This workshop is a unique opportunity to build your design, management and marketing skills and expand your portfolio to Luxury Weddings.

In this two day hands-on Workshop you will be part of the installation of a variety of John’s signature designs from luscious tablescapes and lavish event styling, to breathtaking feature walls. John will share with you a range of techniques, including design , flower buying and preparation tips, construction and mechanics and business knowledge. This really is the inside scoop on luxury wedding florals and is a must do opportunity if you are looking to build your Wedding Business.

The 2 days will be mostly , action packed, practical floristry work interspersed with break out times when John or other special guest will share their insights with you over coffee

Guest speakers include internationally-renowned wedding planners Diane Khoury from Diane Khoury Weddings and Events, Kathy Apostolidis from Nightingale Weddings, and social media guru Wendy El-Khoury from Wedded Wonderland.


What is included

With the assistance of the best of the best of Sydney’s Wedding Industry we will totally transform a room at Curzon Hall into a spectacular wedding Venue. An abundance of premium flowers, sourced exclusively by John himself, are included along with your ticket to our exclusive cocktail party to celebrate the close of the 2 days in style. Set amongst the incredible florals, you have created, an opportunity to show off all that you have done!.

 Curzon Hall, Marsfield is a reception centre near the centre of Sydney and is approximately a 40 minute commute from Sydney airport. There are a number of hotels and quality apartments close by. It is best to search for accommodation near North Ryde. We recommend trying either the TRAVELODGE or MERITON Apartments. For further information please contact the school directly for assistance.


What to bring

Nothing but your passion for design, sense of humour and your camera! There will be plenty of opportunities to take photos of your work during the two days.


Who should attend

Florists looking to grow their business or freelance; wedding stylist wanting to work hands on with flowers; passionate flower lovers who want a unique experience. With Pearsons team on hand we are catering to a variety of skill levels. Anyone with a true passion to expand their design and skill set and push new boundaries in luxury wedding floral design. As a premium event both John’s team and Pearsons School of Floristry team will be on hand throughout the course to support and assist you where needed. If you have any questions about the class please do feel free to ring our friendly team who are happy to help and guide you.