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It has been agreed unanimously by the Trustees of NAFAS that Osborne House will be sold

National Chairmans Challenge

Given we are going to be less active for longer than we had hoped I am setting my CC as a simple way of giving clubs a chance  to work on a simple project. Each month will have a title and  areas are invited to ask each club to produce something to illustrate that title, it does not have to be an arrangement, it can be a collection of items as an assemblage, a collection of plants, containers etc, clubs are only limited by their imaginations. The area collects all the photographs of the entries, one from each club that wants to take part, the area then emails the image they think best to me and then the board will award points. There will be a small prize for the area with the most points at the end of the year. Obviously whilst lockdown lasts clubs will have to appoint one member to produce the entry. I am not setting areas against each other, just trying to keep creative juices going and insure the whole association remains active and interactive, only support this as an area if you choose. Entries to Chairman by the last day of the competition month. A selection of images will be put on our website, face book, etc. The sending of the image presumes you give permission for it to be used where ever NAFAS chooses.

December - A Festive gift.     January -Burns night.    February -Valentine time.   March- A spring bonnet.  April-no competition (National Virtual Show)

May- May Day celebrations.    June- Wedding time.    July- Happy holidays.    August-A Picnic on the beach.    September –Back to school.

October-Here comes autumn.    November Remember, remember the 5th of November.

Look out for the regular Looking Forward News sheets.

Best wishes Katherine Kear.

NAFAS - National Show

DateMay 12th, 13th, & 14th 2023.  (Set up will be on May 11th and take down on May 15th)

Venue : Gloucester Cathedral


 Dear all 

I am thrilled to announce that our next actual National Show will be held in Gloucester Cathedral on May 12th, 13th, & 14th 2023. Set up will be on May 11th and take down on May 15th. 

This is all the news we have at the moment. I shall keep you posted as the plans develop and the show takes shape into something a little different. 

At the moment my first task is to create a team to work on the operational details of budget, logistics, publicity and all the other far from creative aspects that are so important. 

Yours sincerely 

Katherine Kear MDPF 

National Chairman