Whether you're treating someone special or getting into the seasonal spirit yourself, head south of the river where The Devonshire in Balham is hosting a day of wreath making complete with arrival drinks and nibbles.
London's Best Wreath Workshops
Christmas rolls around every year, there's no doubt about it, so how do you find the time to learn something new, just before the new year strikes? If you're a fan of foliage, and feel friendly with fern, why not get stuck into one of London's sought after wreath making workshops? You'll not only learn a new skill, you'll get one hell of a charmed decoration piece to hang wherever you so wish.
Join Chelsea Flower Show's official florist, Jane Wadham for an exclusive session of festive afternoon tea and wreath making. Taking place in the luxurious surroundings of The Egerton House Hotel, this three-hour event is the perfect way to ready yourself for Christmas
Celebrate Christmas in a guilt-free way at the Andaz's evening of sustainable crafting. You'll be taught how to create wreaths from dried flowers, along with concocting bath bombs and salts with the team at Thrifty Creations, and learning the skills involved in creating your very own natural sweet treats.
Greenwich's Old Brewery will be welcoming guests to try their hand at wreath making this festive season, with a unique hands-on workshop from a local florist. Enjoy an evening of unleashing your creativity with a fun task that'll get you ion the Christmas spirit.
Highgate's The Gatehouse are putting on a wreath making class from house florist Monika Payne, where you'll get to spend a chilled morning learning how to make the festive ornament. Added bonus: they'll supply the kit so all you need to do is show up.
Not only is The Zetter Townhouse inviting you for an afternoon of wreath making, but the swish hotel has even got a lineup of refreshments that includes festive cocktails, mince pies and seasonal cakes as you create your wintry piece.
The brains behind the hugely successful Flat Earth Pizza have teamed up with Hackney Arts to host an evening of munching and making. Tickets for this festive-themed event include everything you needed to create a plastic-free, sustainable wreath, as well as a pizza of your choice.
Known for its dynamic and dramatic flower arrangements, Petersham Nurseries is showing you how to steal their aesthetic this Christmas with a hands-on wreath making workshop. Learn the history of the craft before mucking in with your own garden-inspired creation using real woodland materials including moss, fruit and seasonal foliage.
Join award-winning florists Rebel Rebel (who have previously arranged flowers for none-less than Michelle Obama) for a two-hour workshop on how to craft your own wreath using seasonal foliage and dried materials, before heading up to Radio Rooftop for a festive cocktail overlooking London's glittering skyline.
Classic British boozer, The Clock House is teaming up with the uber-talented team at East Dulwich Flowers to host an evening of wreath making and merriment. Kicking off at 7:30pm, ticket holders will be taught how to craft a beautiful festive wreath whilst sipping on mulled wine or hot spiced gin - the perfect way to kick of the Christmas season.
Head over to Teddington where this relaxed and fun wreath-making workshop is showing you how to dress up your festive season with a glitzy door ornament. Led by local gardening aficionado Annie Jenkins, you'll be treated a top-notch class, alongside a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie or two.