McQueens is a luxury flower brand that has been established for over 28 years, and uniquely placed within the world of flowers with dedicated expertise in all aspects of the industry, McQueens has two stores in London and services some of the best-known names in the world of hospitality and PR. Our particular expertise lies in the design and installation of flowers for many of the capitals five-star hotels including Claridge’s, The Berkeley, The Connaught, The Mandarin Oriental, the Grove and the Shangri-La. Running parallel to this is the McQueens Flower School which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year; it is uniquely positioned as a centre of excellence in flower design tuition, with an enviable reputation attracting students from all around the world.
The UK flower industry is worth £2.2 billion at retail level and has been revolutionised over the past 25 years with McQueens at the forefront of this new drive. Globally the industry is worth excess of £250 billion and there are exciting opportunities around the world with phenomenal growth across the sector. Flower design has been elevated to a new level and is now widely recognised as a fine art in its own right. Florists now enjoy the same respect in their as careers as their peers in the creative arts, and McQueens Flower School leads the way in providing training for high-end design to meet this increased demand for talented and skilled individuals in the flower industry.
McQueens Flower School offers a range of vocational courses aimed at career florists and those wishing to start their own businesses. Our one- week specialist classes cover all areas of contemporary flower design from an introductory course to more bespoke classes that cover working with contracts, corporate clients, events and flowers for weddings. Our four-week vocational course has become the benchmark for outstanding training in the industry, and we attract a range of students who are serious about their passion for flowers. Classes are taught by experience McQueens trained tutors and combine lectures and demonstrations with an emphasis on practical, flower intensive projects each day. Students are guided through the world of contemporary flower design and our students work on a collection of projects with the finest quality flowers, step-by-step guidance, and professional support along the way.
McQueens Flower School was established in 1998 to meet demand from students who wished to know more about the McQueens style and Philosophy. McQueens Flower School offers a range of vocational courses aimed at career florists and those wishing to start their own businesses.
Our specialist classes cover all areas of contemporary flower design and our school had become a landmark destination centre for flower design excellence.
In addition to our vocational course, McQueens Flower School offer a range of inspiring courses for anyone with a passion for flowers. Our lifestyle classes are informative and are ideal for students who simply have a passion for flowers or who enjoy flower design for entertaining.