Take part in our latest competition to win an iPad Air 2!

by JamieT on January 16, 2015

How good do you think you are when it comes to penning the inner workings of your heart? And do you think you could do it in less than 150 words? That’s the challenge we’re putting to you ahead of Valentine’s Day as we search to find the most romantic poem.

Our ‘Verses for My Valentine’ campaign aims to encourage people to put their thoughts into poetry when writing something special to their loved ones.  Rather than writing a clumsy Valentine’s Day message or borrowing cheesy lines from your favourite RomCom, we are challenging people to craft a beautifully thought-through verse that really expresses their emotions.  These verses can be created in any genre, from a traditional romantic verse to a witty rhyme.

All entries received will be judged by a panel of leading experts including the Poetry Society and a well-known TV psychologist. Our favourites will then be included in Interflora’s Little E-Book of Verse published on our website www.interflora.co.uk, alongside entries from some professional poets. One lucky participant will also receive a brand new iPad Air 2!

If you’d like to take up our challenge (and we hope you do!), all you need to do is construct your most creative verse in less than 150 words and submit it to laura.sephton@interflora.co.uk before midnight Tuesday 27th January 2015. Please also send us a dedication (if you wish), a photograph of yourself and your twitter handle for inclusion in our E-Book.

We would love you to join us in our quest to find the best verse writer!

The (Not So) Small Print

•This competition prize is open to UK residents aged 18 or over, excluding employees of Interflora British Unit, or any its subsidiary companies, their families, agents or anyone else connected to this promotion.

•To qualify for entry into the competition write an original and unpublished romantic verse in less than 150 words and send it to laura.sephton@interflora.co.uk before midnight Tuesday 27th January 2015. Please also send us a dedication (if desired), your blog URL and twitter handle.

• Entries received after the closing date of midnight Tuesday 27th January 2015 will not be accepted.

•There is one main prize. The main prize consists of a New Apple iPad Air 2, Apple A8X, iOS 8, 9.7”, Wi-Fi & Cellular, 64GB.

•Interflora’s top 20 entries will be published in the Interflora Little E-Book of Verse on our website on Monday 9th February 2015.

•By entering this competition you give permission for promotional activity around this competition to be used by Interflora British Unit. You also give permission for your poem and the personal details you submit (i.e. name, twitter handle and blog URL) to be published in our Interflora Little E-Book of Verse on www.interflora.co.uk and www.interflora.ie. 

•Interflora’s top 20 entries will be determined by an independent panel and selected based on creativity, originality and romantic appeal.

•The overall competition winner will be chosen by an independent panel on Monday 2nd February 2015 and contacted via the email address provided. The winner will be required to respond to that email within 48 hours in order to claim their prize. Failure to do so will result in a new competition winner being drawn.

•Prizes will be delivered within 10 working days of the competition winner confirming their preferred delivery address.

•No purchase is necessary.

•The prizes are non-transferable and no cash alternatives will be given.

•Entry is deemed as acceptance of the terms and conditions.

•These terms and conditions do not affect your statutory rights.

•This competition is run by Interflora British Unit.


Flower School ‘show us your skill’ competition results

by Charlotte.Barnes on December 7, 2011

Last month we launched a competition giving you the chance to win 2 places on an Interflora Flower School class. We asked you to send in photos of you performing a skill that you have learnt from an expert. Interflora Flower School is all about experts passing on skills, so we thought seeing your skills would be the perfect way for you to enter. Read more >>


WIN a £50 Interflora gift card just in time for Christmas

by Charlotte.Barnes on November 23, 2011

Interflora Gift CardTell us about your worst ever Christmas present and you could win a £50 Interflora gift card.

We’ve all been there – unwrapping a Christmas present we didn’t really want then having to force a smile and a ‘thank you’. Wouldn’t it be so much better if you could just choose your own gift? Read more >>


Interflora recreates exhibit at Leeds care home (with vid)

by Charlotte.Barnes on August 4, 2011

You may remember the competition we ran during the RHS Chelsea Flower Show to win one of the floral doorways that made up part of David Denyer’s “A Sense of Perspective” exhibit.

The exhibit went on to win a Gold Medal at the show. It consisted of nine doorways, each seven feet high, all decorated with different flowers. The idea was that you saw something
different from every angle.


WIN a gold medal-winning piece of RHS Chelsea!

by Charlotte.Barnes on May 25, 2011

To celebrate ‘A Sense of Perspective’ winning a Gold Medal at the 2011 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, we are running a very special competition giving you the chance to win one of the floral doorways used to make up the design! Read more >>


We want your Valentine’s Day tips

by Charlotte.Barnes on February 7, 2011

Valentine’s Day is approaching and we’d love to be able to provide the biggest list of places to go, things to do and gifts to give on February 14th.

So, we want you to share your tips and tricks for the most romantic day of the year. Maybe you always give the perfect Valentine’s gifts; if so, what’s your secret? Or maybe you went on the most romantic getaway and want to tell us
which part made it extra special.


Who do you want to spend Valentine’s Day with?

by Charlotte.Barnes on February 4, 2011

We want to know who you’d like to spend Valentine’s Day with and why. Either tell us by posting your comments here or by tweeting us – we are @InterfloraUKusing the hashtag #InterfloraValentine on Twitter.

For the next five days we’ll be picking the best answer from each day and those chosen will be able to nominate their Valentine to receive 12 red roses. Read more >>


Which celebrity deserves an Interflora bouquet?

by Charlotte.Barnes on January 21, 2011

It seems that no one can escape the January blues at the moment, so we thought we’d try to make the second half of the dreariest month a bit more exciting.

We want you to nominate a celebrity or someone in the public eye you think deserves – or needs – some flowers delivered.

It’s just for fun, but you’ll get the chance to win a fabulous Spring Hand-Tied bouquet for yourself or a loved one! We’ll be awarding flowers to those of you who give us our favourite nominations each day for the rest of January. Read more >>


Spread charitable cheer with Interflora this Christmas

by Charlotte.Barnes on December 10, 2010

We’ve been giving away lots of fabulous prizes in the run up to Christmas, with many of you winning everything from mistletoe to gorgeous Christmas hampers in the last few weeks. Now it’s your chance to reward someone special by nominating them to receive a Christmas bouquet from Interflora.

Over the next 12 days, we’re asking you to tell us your inspirational stories about a special person or local organization in your community and nominate them to receive a bouquet from us to help spread some Christmas cheer. Read more >>


WIN! – Who do you think deserves a Christmas kiss?

by Charlotte.Barnes on December 1, 2010

Christmas is a time for presents, celebration and family, hugs and kisses – with all that mistletoe around you’re bound to get a few cheeky pecks over the festive season.

We asked who you thought deserved a Christmas kiss and so many of you replied! All the winners have now been chosen. Thank you to everyone who entered!