There will be a teach-in for Kent Area clubs on how to use the features of Zoom such as "spotlight", "share screen" and "breakout groups". If you would like to hear about this and have a go yourself, the session will be at 3.30 on Friday 5th March. The session will be limited to 15 people so there is time for everyone to have a go. If there is enough interest, further sessions will be run. If you would like to put your name down please contact Gill Smaggasgale - firstname.lastname@example.org
In case anyone missed Kent Area Chairman, Gill Smaggasgale, being interviewed by Erika North this afternoon, on BBC Radio Kent it is at 1 hour 53 mins on the following link.
We had 30 entrants for our petite Virtual Show "New Beginnings". Many of our participants were trying petite for the first time and they all did extremely well. Head over to our Gallery page to see all the designs. The pound coins were included in each photograph of the design to give an indication of scale.
These informative leaflets which have been produced by NAFAS are now available to download from the Trading page of this website
70 members of Kent Area attended a Zoom meeting with the JDSE&P committee to hear about the Elements of Design. If you would like to attend the talk about the Principles of Design, please see the flyer of the JDSE&P page of this website.
We are delighted to announce that Second Place in the National Chairman's Challenge for February entitled "Burns Night" has been won by Kent Area's entry designed by Jean Hoar of Hartley Flower Club. Congratulations Jean, we are proud of you.
If your club would like to enter in the February round of the challenge, photographs of the design under the title "Valentine Time" should reach Area Chairman Gill Smaggasgale by 25th February. Only one design should be sent per club. Gill will then select a design to go forward to represent Kent.
Are you interested in sharpening up your presentation skills? Are you interested in training to be a NAFAS Speaker? We wanted to let all Kent Area members know that we are about to start some training. The first informal Zoom session is on Friday 19th February at 2.00pm. If you are If you are interested in taking part or would like more information please get in contact with our speakers rep Vicki Hodgkiss on email@example.com
Thank you to KM our editor of the Kent News who has worked hard to produce an additional edition of the Kent News - head over to the Kent News page of this website to download your copy
Congratulations to Kent Area Demonstrator Helen Hare whose bright and cheery design adorns the front of the spring edition of The Flower Arranger
Our JDSE&P Committee will be running two online sessions in February focussing on the Elements and Principles of Design. Details are in the below flyer. We look forward to seeing you
Unfortunately, due to the ongoing Covid situation we have had to postpone JDSE&P day to 15th September 2021. Details for that will follow.
In the meantime, there will be a JDSE&P Zoom Coffee-Morning on the 19th March. Full details are in the poster below.
"Putting on the Style", your chance to produce buttonholes/corsages and handbags will become a virtual show. Again details are on the poster.
We hope you enjoyed the quiz. How many did you get? The answers can be downloaded by clicking on these links
News from Kent Executive and Media Team