Judges Profiles

Area Judges

Mrs Sharon Badger (also Area Demonstrator, Qualified Teacher)


Sharon passed the judges test in 2011.  Sharon has judged at club competitions, local shows and the Shrewsbury Flower Show.  Sharon has completed the NAFAS Diploma,  Contemporary Floral Design OCN. Qualified as City & Guilds Teacher in  2004,  Taught City & Guilds Floral Design & Leisure Courses-Adult Learning Tutor-Leicester City Council.

To contact ring or email to book: 07907 932185 sharonbadgerflowers@hotmail.com

Facebook.com/sharonbadgerflowers. Instagram - sharonbadgerflowers 


Mrs Shirley Henderson (also Area Demonstrator)


Shirley Henderson is an Area Demonstrator and Area Judge with a very 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.


Mob: 07804 231168 Email: Shirley.henderson@wcg.org.uk 


Linda Seabrook  (also Area Demonstrator). Tel: 01327 705331. Mob: 07990 992088. Email: lasflorist@hotmail.co.uk


Simone Squire 

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.

Contact details for Simone are 

Tel: 01327 342167/07713 584031. Email: simone@the-squires.co.uk

Mr Richard Twisleton  Tel: 01572 823700 Mob: 07929 282841. Email: charlescrisp237@btinternet.com

National Judges


Mrs Margaret Rumens (also National Demonstrator, Area Speaker, Qualified Teacher)


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 and 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 Staging Officer and then Chairman of the National Show Committee.


Margaret was Chair of NAFAS National Judging Committee from 2017-20 and also Arbitrator for the Festive Food and Flower Show in Blackpool and judge for the NAFAS Designer of the Year. More details can be found on her website www.margaretrumens.co.uk Tel: 0121 705 4126 Mob: 07831 376818 Email: Margaret.rumens@btinternet.com