Category Archives: II past event reports

on the wild side -agm demo june 2017

We were delighted to welcome Mary Marques and her daughter Linda, who both came over from Zimbabwe just to do our demonstration. Mary is a Sogetsu teacher and demonstrator. Her cv however revealed she has a long and distinguished history.She … Continue reading

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Spring Demo March 2017

We were delighted to welcome Mrs. Ruriko Kojima, President of London Ohara England Chapter. This was the first time she has demonstrated for II and her demonstration was much enjoyed and good fun. The theme was “Early Spring” basic to … Continue reading

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‘No Kenzan’ workshop – no problem for our members

Our ‘no kenzan’ workshop in November, run by Tricia Hill and Sue Wheeler, Ichiyo school,  showed that arrangements  can be just as creative using unusual materials, in this case plastic netting (black deer netting from garden centres). The workshop was … Continue reading

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Autumn Glory Exhibition

We held our annual exhibition ‘Autumn Glory’ on 11th October. There were 24 arrangements from students of all the main schools including Ikenobo, Sogetsu, Ohara, Ichiyou, Nippon Kado Koryu and Koryu.  Each showed their own schools’ distinctive method  using branches, … Continue reading

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7th June 2016 A.G.M and Demonstration

Congratulations to Sue Pryke  for her presidency during the 2016-2017 period.   After the A.G.M we had some delicious Canapes which were organised by the committee . This was followed by a demonstration lead by Martine Grace from the Sogetsu School. … Continue reading

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12th of April 2016 a Demonstration

On 12 April 2016, in bright and sunny spring weather, London chapter organized a “Spring Medley” with three experienced Ikebanists of their respective schools – Ms. Sue Pryke from Ikenobo, Mrs. Sue Wheeler from Ichiyo and Mrs. Irene Moore from … Continue reading

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2nd of June 2015 A.G.M. and Demonstration

Our special thanks to Di Norman, master of the Ohara school for her demonstration after the AGM, providing a stimulating and fascinating review of their history and in particular, the influence of the new fifth headmaster Hiroki Ohara at the … Continue reading

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3rd of March 2015 Demonstration”The enduring charm of Ikenobo”

A most successful demonstration was held in the Brompton Oratory Hall by two of our very talented members – Gaye Henson and Sue Pryke. They were taking the Ikenobo School from its early beginnings to the present day. Sue began … Continue reading

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New Year Lunch 17th January 2015

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11th of November 2014 Demonstration “Four Season”

Demonstration by Belinda Jelf  : Belinda delighted us all with a stylish interpretation of the four seasons.

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