Vanessa travels around the north of England and Scotland as a NAFAS demonstrator, demonstrating her flowers, giving hints and tips to members of Flower clubs.

Vanessa staged an exhibit on behalf of the North East Area of NAFAS at The Great Yorkshire Show in July which was a awarded a Silver Gilt Medal.

She is a member of The Ilkley Flower Club which meets on the 2nd Monday of the month at The Clark Foley Centre, Cunliffe Road, Ilkley at 7.30pm.