The Flower Guild of The Church of St. Michael & St. George presents Alan Gray, of Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, England, UK. Alan began a lifetime career as a gardener and designer working with his grandmother at age six. He now owns and runs the Old Vicarage Gardens, in East Ruston, and designs floral arrangements for the Cathedral in the historic city of Norwich. Gray has written many articles for gardening journals and co-presents a live weekly radio show.

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Download Floral Arrangement Atelier invitation

Download Atelier RSVP card

Tax deductible donation: $125/Guest

Patron Donation: $500 (includes Atelier and Friday Cocktail party for two at the home of Mrs. Edward L. Salmon, Jr. )

RSVP by Monday, April 2

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM    Topic – Church flowers for the altar, wedding flowers, bouquets, and boutonnières

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM     Break for lunch. Box lunches will be available for $10. A list of local restaurants will be provided for those who wish to dine out.

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM     Topic – Large event arrangements

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM    Visit with Alan Gray at the Patron Cocktail Party held at the home of Mrs. Edward L. Salmon, Jr.


9:30 AM – 11:30 AM     Topic – Home and dinner party tabletop arrangements

The Atelier will take place at The Church of St. Michael & St. George
6345 Wydown Boulevard, Clayton, MO 63105
For more information, contact Molly Clifford at