Christmas will be in full bloom

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A CITY group will be helping ensure you have a blooming great Christmas,

Sunderland Floral Art Club is hosting its annual Christmas Open Night Flower Demonstration on Tuesday at the Royalty Theatre, off Chester Road.

At the helm will be flower demonstrator Derek Armstrong who has created displays for the BBC and ITV and has more than 35 years of experience in the floristry trade.

Derek, has worked in Japan and the United States, and he travels extensively throughout the UK demonstrating his skills with flowers and foliage in a very relaxed style.

He is a past chairman of the National Association of Flower Arranging Societies and was one of the honoured demonstrators at the World Association of Flower Arrangers’ Show in Glasgow in 2002.

He has also created works for special occasions including The Olympics and the Queen’s Jubilee.

l The event takes place from 7.15pm and everyone is welcome to attend. Tickets are £7 and are available on the door at the Royalty Theatre. For more information, tel. 528 4848.