Who are we?
Located in the picturesque town of Market Harborough in Leicestershire, The Flower Bar is where you will find fabulous British grown eco-friendly flowers. With over 10 years' floristry experience we provide luxury flowers for all occasions.
Philomena - Creator of The Flower Bar with a passion for all that blooms! Living, breathing and dreaming everything floral with a love for eco-friendly British floristry. You will mostly see Philomena working away inside the eco village creating all your beautiful orders, meeting brides and grooms to be at wedding venues for consultations about the perfect flowers for the big day (more of sitting down together over an artisan coffee and planning how to bring your spectacular flower dreams to life ) and of course running all of the flower workshops that are available.
Christopher - Co-owner of The Flower Bar, you will sadly not see Chris that often in the day to- to- day life of all that blooms but working mostly behind the scenes. You will catch him working alongside Philomena on all your big events; helping to build and bring your wonderful flower visions to life ( he is usually the stressed looking man walking around carrying a huge box of British blooms with a power drill questioning who exactly is to blame for these ridiculous flower design installations). This is usually not our wonderful brides and grooms but Philomena, Christopher's fiancée of 8 years who as usual got a little carried away with her imagination.
With a passion for floristry since a little girl, Philomena knew exactly what she wanted to be when she grew up, Surrounded everyday by beautiful flowers (fun fact as a child when asked by her mother if she would like some sweets from her local shop the reply was regularly no but can we pop next door into the florist and buy a flower please?).... I guess this is where you could say it all started. For the past 10 years Philomena has worked very hard to build a successful wedding and events business. 2020 saw the creation of The Flower Bar Market Harborough, with a passion to make floristry as eco- friendly as possible and to drastically change the way consumers see and buy our fresh flowers. One of the saddest saying as florists we hear is “ we love these supermarket flowers because they last 2 weeks”. No no no - this is so sad for our ears! We believe in providing spectacular British grown fair trade flowers that not only look but smell amazing (have you noticed you supermarket blooms just don’t smell really?)
What are eco- flowers?
All our flowers are 100% single use plastic free, even our cellotape is make from kraft paper. You will find all your quality flowers presented in luxury eco-friendly kraft paper with a natural raffia bow. Our hand- tied boxes are sourced from a company based in Ireland using only recycled materials and are fully compostable should you not wish to reuse it. So if your looking for your traditional cellophane covered dyed flowers you happily (not sadly) won’t find this here.
A note from Philomena herself - Thank you for taking the time to stop by The Flower Bar website and find out a little more about our business. Flowers truly are my passion and I am greatful everyday to meet such wonderful customers and have such a lovely job surrounded by the most incredibly beautifully smelling flowers everyday. If you are looking to purchase flowers today for yourself, a gift or enquire about a wedding, event or sadly funeral or sympathy flowers but your a little unsure on exactly what you need please just give us a call to chat about this further. You will find all our contact information on the Contact Us page.
Thanks for reading! Philomena x