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Judges Profiles

NAFAS JUDGES are qualified at Area and National level. Qualification Tests for Area Judges are held regularly within the Area. NAFAS Judges undergo rigorous training in order to qualify and make unbiased decisions before allocating awards. They are available to judge at Flower Club Competitions and Area Flower Shows, whatever the size or location, and are happy to give constructive comments on matters relating to competitive work. 

Area Judges 

Ms Sharon Badger

Contact details.
Ring on: 07907 932 185
Email on:
Instagram - sharonbadgerflowers

Sharon passed the judges test in 2011. Sharon has judged at clubs competitions, local shows and the Shrewsbury Flower Show. 
She has completed the NAFAS Diploma in Contemporary Floral Design OCN, has qualified as City & Guilds Teacher in 2004, and taught City & Guilds Floral Design & Leisure Courses as an Adult Learning Tutor for Leicester City Council. 


Mrs Shirley Henderson

Contact details.
Ring on: 07804 231 168
Email on:


Shirley Henderson is an Area Demonstrator and Area Judge with a varied background and experience in flower arranging. She's an American who first entered the flower world of arranging and competition while living in South Africa. 
Upon returning to the UK in 2006, she trained to become a NAFAS demonstrator and judge. 


Ms Linda Seabrook

Contact details.
Ring on: 01327 705 331
Mobile: 07990 992 088

Mrs Simone Squire

Contact details
Ring on: 01327 342 167
Mobile: 07713 584 031


I qualified as a NAFAS Area Judge in 2011. I live in Northamptonshire and I am a member of The Bugbrooke and District Flower Society, Centrix (the South Midlands Area Contemporary Group), and the Floral Education Association. 
I am happy to take bookings at short notice, and I am always prepared to travel any distances to judge any kind of shows. 


Mr Richard Twisleton

Contact details.
Ring on: 01572 832 700
Mobile: 07929 282 841

National Judges 

Mrs Margaret Rumens

Contact details
Ring on: 0121 705 4126
Mobile: 07831 376 818

A love of judging arose out of a love of teaching and has now taken Margaret far afield. 
She is a National Judge, Instructor, Adjudicator and Assessor and has judged at WAFA UK in Glasgow, WAFA Barbados and various NAFAS National and Area Shows.
Margaret had 16 years on the RHS Flower Arrangement Judging Committee judging at Chelsea Flower Show, Hampton Court, Tatton Park, Cardiff and the London Shows. 
As a National Judge, Margaret was Competitions Officer for the NAFAS National Show in Cardiff in 2000 and subsequently enjoyed long service as a Staging Officer and then Chairman of the National Show Committee. 
Margaret was Chair of NAFAS National Judging Committee from 2017 - 2020 and also Arbitrator for the Festive Food & Flower Show in Blackpool. She was also judge for the NAFAS Designer of the Year.

More details can be found on her website:


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