Flower arranging clubs and societies banded together as the National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies in 1959. The Association has since been a unifying and guiding mainstay to thousands of men, women and young people whose love of flowers has opened up a whole new world of creativity.
In 1984 NAFAS was granted charitable status in recognition of its education activities. With over 60,000 members, it ranks among the most notable specialised National Associations.
NAFAS is divided up into 21 areas
- East of England
- South West
- North East
- Three Counties & South Wales
- London & Overseas
- Wessex & Jersey
- Home Counties
- Berks. Bucks & Oxon
- Mercia & North Wales
- North West
- North Midlands
- South Midlands
- Devon & Cornwall
- Northumberland & Durham
- Dorset & Guernsey
- Northern Ireland
NAFAS INDIVIDUAL AFFILIATED MEMBERSHIP
NAFAS is delighted to offer Individual Affiliation through a yearly subscription.
The Association was formed over 50 years ago and has a membership of approx 60,000. The structure of the membership was formed through members belonging to one of our existing Clubs within the 21 geographical areas of NAFAS.
Lifestyles have changed greatly since our inception, and the time has come to widen our horizon. There are many people, who for various reasons, are unable to commit themselves to Club membership but are still very interested in our work of floral art and design. By becoming an Individual Affiliated Member they will be able to enjoy the benefits that NAFAS has to offer.
The cost of the yearly subscription is £40, which includes:-
· 4 issues per year of our fabulous magazine The Flower Arranger
· 2 newsletters
· Details of NAFAS events
· Information on our own National Show
· Details on the NAFAS Certificates in Floral Art & Design
· The opportunity to compete at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and our own National Show
· A discount on purchases made through OASIS® Home & Hobby On-Line Shop
· Country Baskets – a 10% discount from normal Green prices
For further information, or to subscribe, please call the Affiliated Membership Secretary at NAFAS Headquarters on 0207 247 5567.
If you are from overseas and wish to become an Individual Affiliated Member of NAFAS, please contact the London & Overseas Area Secretary – Rosemary Clayton on tel: 01708 747831 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org.