Florist turns Liverpool Empire into ‘incredible’ Disney paradise


A highly regarded Liverpool company says it is “so proud” to have created superb exhibitions at the Empire Theater.

Disney’s new Beauty and the Beast The musical tour currently visiting the Liverpool Empire Theater – and it was celebrated in style.

To once again welcome and wow fans, the Empire worked alongside one of the city’s most popular florists to transform the space.

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In keeping with one of the major themes of the Disney classic, the Dutch Flower Shop has created a number of beautiful displays featuring red roses in the theater.

From flower carts to arches and flower walls, Woolton Road’s favorite has done it all.

The Dutch Flower Shop is responsible for some of the most magical party installations seen around Liverpool in recent years, including huge Christmas trees and incredible festive doors.

This time around, the South Liverpool store has created a Disney paradise for fans visiting the Empire.

The Dutch Flower Shop in Liverpool decorated the Empire Theater for Beauty and the Beast

Taking to Instagram to share the news – and some great photos from the work – The Dutch Flower Shop wrote: “We did it !!! We decorated for @disney @liverpool_empire for @beautymusical we are so proud of ourselves it took every ounce of our energy and our fingers are numb but we finished it!

“And frankly, we broke it !! Thank you for this amazing opportunity @liverpool_empire, we loved every minute of it !!! All our love Annie & Hayley “.

Its followers quickly praised the postings as “amazing” and “amazing” in the comments below the post.

And the designs didn’t come together on their own. In fact, around 80 to 100 man hours were spent on the project, from planning to measurement to the actual construction of the end products.

The wall of roses created by Dutch Flower Shop
The wall of roses created by Dutch Flower Shop

A spokesperson for The Dutch Flower Shop told the ECHO : “We were contacted by the Empire marketing team last August.

“As big Disney fans, we were immediately very excited and immediately started planning. We had so many brilliant ideas and after meetings and emails we were able to narrow them down and decide what would work best instead using a combination of fresh and artificial flowers.

“Some 80 to 100 hours of work went into this project from ideas, measurement, ordering, manufacturing, and then final installation.

“We were thrilled with the result, seeing all of our ideas and hard work come to life was a proud moment for us.

“The gala was extremely exciting to see the guests admire our work and take their photos in front of the huge wall of roses that we created.

“We are now starting preparations for the creation of Empire Christmas among many other exciting projects.”

With the holiday season on the horizon, we’re sure to see more of The Dutch Flower Shop in the months to come.

Beauty and the Beast is set at the Liverpool Empire until October 16.

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