Scone 2018

We are very excited to announce our first visit to Scone to co-host a floral art educational 2 day event with the Scone Garden Club.

Gallop On Up To Scone – Head of the Hunter – For A Floral Art Experience!


You are invited to attend


to be held on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 August 2018 at St Luke’s Hall, Liverpool Street, Scone



 THURSDAY  16 August

1.00 pm – 8.00 pm    Staging of competition classes 1 – 11

FRIDAY 17 August

7.45 am – 9.00 am     Staging of classes 1 – 11

All Designs may be brought in ready for staging


OPEN CLASSES (anyone can enter)  –  Bench space in classes 1-8     70 cm

Class 1 ‘Flamboyance’

Class 2 ‘Traditional Cascade’  Design Style (refer page 38 in the AFAA Manual)

Class 3 ‘Crumbled’                   

Class 4 ‘A Basic Modern’         Design Style (refer page 48 in the AFAA Manual)


INTERMEDIATE CLASSES: refer to Show Rule 22

Class 5 Ways with Wood’

Class 6 ‘Spring is coming’


NOVICE CLASSES: refer to Show Rule 22.

Class 7 ‘Interconnected’

Class 8 ‘Gardeners Delight’


CHILDRENS CLASSES: Bench Space – 60cm

Class 9     Under 9 years of age

Decorated Saucer – A Horseshoe Pattern

Class 10   Over 9 years of age and under 13

Crazy Horse made from Vegetables



SP11    From My Garden (must be home grown)

Floor based display using produce from your garden, in any container which includes flowers, fruit and vegetables. Space allowed 1m square with no height restriction. The Exhibit will be judged on the overall presentation of the display.


FRIDAY 17 August

9.00 am –   9.45 am  Judging and morning tea

9.45 am     – 10.00 am        Opening and Welcome by NSWFAA President

10.00 am     – 10.30 am        Floral Art Demonstration  by Mary Fairlie-Cunningham (Floristry teacher based in Sydney) – Rhythm with Ribbon

10.30 am     – 11.00 am        Floral Art Demonstration  by Ann Crasti (Event specialist based in Tumbarumba) – The Places You’ll Go

11.00 am     – 11.30 am   Floral Art Demonstration  by Kim Baillie (National and International competitor based in Wangi Wangi) – What The Show Schedule Reveals

11.45 am   –    12.15am   Judges comments/analysis of exhibits

12.30 am   –      1.30pm   Lunch

1.30 pm     –   2.30pm   Bush Floral Art Demonstration by Peter Rainger from Inverell

2.30pm   –        3pm       Afternoon Tea

3pm – 4pm                    ‘Come and Have a Go’  Fun Workshop – with members from NSWFAA and Scone Garden Club – All materials supplied, all welcome

4pm – 4.30pm              Wearable Flowers Workshop – For those wishing to make a fun piece to wear for the Friendship Dinner

4.30 pm    –                    NSWFAA Judges Meeting

6.30pm                               FRIENDSHIP DINNER  – Scone RSL – ALL WELCOME



8.30 am     –        9.30am     NSWFAA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING followed by the NSW FAA General Meeting

9.30 am     – 10.00 am        Morning tea

10.00 am     – 10.15 am       Opening and Welcome by NSWFAA President

10.15 am     – 11.45 am       Floral Art Demonstration by Ngaire Gamack (2017 Royal Easter Show Champion based in Canberra ) – Tatami Tsunami

11.45 am   –    12.15 pm     Floral Art Demonstration by Lanny Pramana (2018 Royal Easter Show Champion based in Sydney) – Spring in Paris

12.15 pm     –               Competition hints / Class Interpretations / Q&A

Close and dismantling of exhibits


Registration and Class entries to be with the Show Secretary no later than Monday 13th August


Ray Bradley     (E)   (T)   02 4861 4090


An award for Best in show will be determined by the judges from the 1st place winners of Classes 1-8.


SHOW RULES – for full listing click here

  • All classes will have grey material on the bench
  • Bench space  –  as indicated
  • Bench depth 65cm; Height unlimited
  • Horticultural material to predominate
  • All exhibits judged from the front and sides.
  • Designs may be brought in ready for staging.
  • All exhibits judged under the guidelines of the AFAA Manual.


Cost:   NSWFAA and Scone Garden Club Members  –  $25 for 2 day inclusive flat rate – this includes all demonstrations and workshops.

 Non Members  –  Friday – $25;    Saturday- $10

Visitors viewing exhibits only  – gold coin donation

Individual demonstration/workshop     $5 each


Members from Scone Garden Club will provide Morning and Afternoon Tea: $5 each.  Lunches: Soup and Sandwiches $10