Marguerites is run by Rita Kyriacou. Rita originally trained as a florist gaining her City & Guilds qualification, before completing and passing her CBA (Certified Balloon Artist) certificate, as well as a City & Guilds Certificate in Balloon Artistry. She has also gained her C&G Teachers & Assessors Certificate. Rita has won many prizes for her competition work, her first being gained at the EBS show in Paris. On 2 occasions she has been awarded the coveted industry Trainer of the Year, in Balloon Artistry. She was a NABAS trainer for many years and has taught City & Guilds Floristry and Balloon Artistry at local colleges, as well as travelling round the country holding workshops for individual wholesalers. Marguerites have a Basic Level 1 and Level 2 course. On completing these courses with Rita, a top trainer, you will be issued with a certificate of achievement. Level 1 and 2 are one day courses.

At Marguerites Academy we believe in delivering training that is the most up to date and unbiased. Classes are deliberately restricted to a maximum of 3 students in order to deliver the maximum hands on experience for the students.
Basic level one Balloon course. A comprehensive introduction to the Balloon Industry which will equip you with the wherewithal and knowledge to get you started in the industry.

See Training schedule or call 01279 725868 for further information.

Our courses are customised from one day workshops to 5-6 half day more comprehensive sessions.

For the complete beginner or those with a little knowledge of Floral work. Learn how to construct from a buttonhole to a simple Funeral tribute.

Basic Level 1 courses and Specialised Workshops
See Training schedule or call 01279 725868 for further information.