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McQueens in Italy

Join McQueens in Italy August 2017

Spend four nights in an idyllic  400 year-old palazzo in Cermignano, surrounded by majestic mountains and rolling hills in delightful Abruzzo (it’s often called the greenest region of Italy).  The trip includes a four-night stay, three days of masterclass and includes breakfast, lunch and dinner in delicious Italian style.

Wednesday 23  August –  Sunday 27 August 2017 

 Cost (flight cost not included)

£1,350 (shared room)

£1,750 single room

All flower and material are provided –  the course will be relaxed and informative, with lots of useful tips about buying flowers, care, conditioning and how to get the most out of your flowers.


Wednesday 23rd August 

Arrive from 3pm onwards. Welcome, relax and unwind over dinner with local wine – a chance to meet your fellow delegates and course tutors.

Thursday 24th August

8am – 9.30am    Continental breakfast

10am – 1pm    An introduction to McQueens style and flower philosophy

1pm – 2pm     Lunch (served at the palazzo)

2pm – 4pm  Simplicity: simple designs for maximum effect

7.30pm onwards  Relax and unwind with dinner and wine

Friday 25 August 2017 

8 am – 9.30am      Continental breakfast

10am – 1 pm          Focal Designs: classic style

1pm – 2pm             Lunch served at the palazzo

2pm – 4.30pm      Candles & Flowers: celebration flowers

7.30pm onwards    Celebrate the penultimate evening of the course and enjoy the wonderful elaborate table design created by the group

Saturday 26 August 2017  

8 am – 9.30am     Continental breakfast

10am – 1 pm         A Grand Entrance: first impressions count

1pm – 2pm            Lunch served at the palazzo

2pm – 4.30pm     Elegant Dining: a flowery feast

7.30pm onwards Celebrate our final evening with a floral feast fit for a palazzo

Sunday 27 August 2017

8 am – 9.30am Continental breakfast. Check out 12 noon

For more information or to book a place on the course contact 020 7251 5505

Travel Information

Ryanair flies to Pescara (36 miles away) and Ancona (110 miles away). Rome Ciampino is 109 miles away and Rome Fiumicino is 126 miles.
Motorways run within 11km of the town, linking it to Rome, the mountains and the Adriatic coast. The town is therefore easily accessible from all the airports mentioned above.
Palazzo Tartagliozzi
Via Roma 21
64037 Cermignano (Te)