Historically known for selling flowers to the upper classes, Moyses Stevens are still the most prestigious florists in the UK. And now, at their flower school in the new Battersea Power Station complex, budding floriculturists can learn all about the craft of flower arranging.
You can choose from a selection of classes, from three-hour tasters that will teach you all the basics and fundamentals of floristry, to two-day courses that delve deeper into different theories and techniques. And whether you’re looking to pick up skills on wedding bouquets, flower crowns, Christmas wreaths or table arrangements, there are classes for that too.
Forest fun in the big city. Navigate a zigzag bridge, crawl through suspended tunnels and find your balance on wobbly crossings before taking thrilling zip wires on the 3-tiered treetop challenge at Go Ape.
Head east on a rented bike or the tube to discover some of London’s finest artisanal watering holes. The Bermondsey Beer Mile stretches across almost two miles of railway arches on London’s south bank. Be sure to line your stomach at Maltby Street Market.
With talks, workshops and performances all around design and architecture, there are lots of ways to widen your horizons at The Design Museum. Learn how to bind books, sketch the museum’s exhibits or just sit and listen to the experts.