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Mrs Fiona Dobson, retiring Secretary after 5 years in office, receives her presentation from SAFAS Chairman Mrs Irene Young at the AGM in November 2018.

Mrs Sandra Hughes, retiring Treasurer after 8 years in the job, receives her presentation from SAFAS Chairman Mrs Irene Young at the AGM in November 2018

Photos from SAFAS Show 2018

A Strange and Wonderous Sight 1st Ann Allan

An Autumn Feast 1st Mima Telfer

Entrapped 1st Steve Ludlum

Halloween 1st Anne Rendell


A garland of flowers which decorated the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior at Westminster Abbey for the Commemoration Service for World War 1.

Margaret Scott, SAFAS Area Chairman, along with representatives from England, Ireland and Wales made the garland and were invited to attend the service in the Abbey on the Monday evening along with representatives of NAFAS.


This photo is the Golden Rose Exhibit at Ayr Flower Show done by Kilmarnock Flower Club. 
They were awarded Silver.
The title was Commemorating World War 1.

Photos of the exhibit done recently at the Harrogate Spring Show by Kate Kerr and Chrissie Brown which won a Silver Award.


The title was 'Driving over Lemons' - a book title and the sheep were made by Kate in willow. 

SAFAS Chairman Margaret Scott  and Delegates at the Liverpool Happening 2-5th Sept 2013 001

SAFAS at NAFAS National Show in Bournemouth 2013

"Split Vision" an exhibit staged by Kate Kerr 1st in this Class and runner up to Best Individual Exhibit. (front and rear shots)

"Of Land and Sea" an exhibit by Linda Souter; Dunfermline FAC; Commended

"Illumination" Craft Class, an exhibit staged by Sandra Munro; 2nd

"Lazy Days of Summer", an exhibit staged by Isobel Cooper; 3rd

"Sweetly in Her Green Dell..." an exhibit staged by Lilias Hoskins; VHC

"Fete Champetre", SAFAS Exhibit Staged by Fiona Davies & Johan White

Amy Steffieri C National Show
Amyís Class was Teddy Bearís Picnic 13-17 years. She was the only one of the SAFAS children to gain an award.

2012.07.12 NAFAS National Flower Arranging Show Southport

All the Fun of The Fair, 1st SAFAS, Elizabeth Forster & Marion Hamilton

A Royal Occasion, 2nd Lilias Hoskins, Edinburgh Floral Art Club

The Only Way Is Up, Very Highly Commended Jane Gordon, Saltus

Indoor and Out, Highly Commended Isobel Cooper, Dunfermline Floral Art Club

Another Place, Highly Commended Moyra Turnbull, Crieff & District Flower Club

The Times They Are A Changing, Commended Sandra Halket, Elgin Flower Club

Junior Section. (13-17 Yrs Old)

Crowning Glory, 2nd Ellen Scott, Flower Power

Crowning Glory, Commended Rachel Hodge

Crowning Glory, Commended Carrie Hodge

Crowning Glory, Commended Bethany Copland


SAFAS entry at the 2011 National Show in Torquay.

Title : The Music of the Season in all its Perfection
Designers : Stefa Urquhart and Margaret Kingan
Award : VHC


Emerald Anniversary

Around 400 members enjoyed a wonderful day at the
Emerald Anniversary Luncheon [ 55 years ]
held at the Inchyra Grange Hotel , Polmont on Sunday 10 April 2011.

SAFAS Chairman Linda Soutar welcomes National Chairman Norma Dobney.

Chairman Linda and former SAFAS Chairman Dorothy Lowrie [1974/76 ] cut the Anniversary cake.

Demonstrator Mrs Sandy Bailey and her assistant Nina present " Pleasures Unwrapped."

All smiles at the 2011 Stitches & Hobbycraft Exhibition in Glasgow


 Photography Competition  2010


Class 1    Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You

Winner Mary Wright, Aberdeen


Class 2   What a Wonderful World

Winner Elaine Johnston, Pollockshields


Class 3   All Things Bright and Beautiful 

Winner Jean Wigglesworth, Brechin 


 Congratulations to our winners and all who entered.

Teachers Association meeting at Edinburgh ,  November 2010 presenter   Jan Faulkner

Demonstrators Refresher Day at Stirling ,  October 2010 presenter Gerry Reid.

Dundee Flower & Food Festival

Beyond 2000 staged the exhibit in the George Gibson Rose Bowl Trophy at the Show and were awarded a Silver Gilt.

The SAFAS 2010 Conference was held at Peebles Hotel Hydro on 6 to 9 September.


NINE former Chairmen attending Conference.

Left to Right - Dorothy Lowrie  74-76, Sybil Templeton 78-80, Pat Howitt 80-82, Mary Law MBE 82-84, Lilias Hoskins 90-92, Nessie Newstead 92-94, Caroline Sorrell 96-98, Evelyn Young 03-06, Valerie Davidson 06-08


SAFAS Chairman Annie Adams photographed with Conference Chairman May Keir and the organising team.

Nuala Hancock, Annie Adams, Christine McKenna, May Keir, Maureen Keith, Margaret Scott, Linda Soutar { SAFAS 1st VC}, Sheena Stewart {SAFAS Area Sec.}


The Demonstrators

Mary Law MBE

David Thomson

Jacky Eyre

Sue Maddocks

The  NAFAS Aviemore Assembly held in August 2009

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