Creative Workshops

Explore your inner creative with new skills and crafts!

Many people say ‘I don’t have a creative bone in my body’  but until you have the opportunity to try in a relaxed, fun environment you will never know and be surprised to find you most definitely have. It’s often like so many things – a willingness to just give it a go and enjoy the experience!

For those wanting to learn a few floristry skills and also enjoy time here on the farm at one of our creative workshops please take a look at what we are currently offering.

  • rosie tending flowers in the walled garden
    Would you like to enjoy cutting your own flowers and create a beautiful, country garden vase arrangement to take home? If so why not join Rosie at the farm this summer for a relaxing and creative morning. The day will start with a tour of the cutting garden seeing what is available and Rosie will give an overview of how she cares for the flowers she grows and useful tips for cutting and conditioning them.  Once you have seen all that is available to cut you can decide which flowers and scented foliage you would like to pick for your own arrangement and get snipping! Whilst the flowers rest and drink, we will do the same with refreshments and lots of homemade cake. A chance to ask Rosie any questions you may have on growing and floristry before being shown how to create a beautiful table centre piece. You are welcome to bring your own favourite jug, vase, container or use one of ours. We will show you sustainable floristry mechanics... not a whiff of floral foam on this farm so you have additional skills for future use which are also kinder to our planet.
    • 9.30am - 1pm
    • Maximum of 6 people
    • Price includes all materials and equipment with tuition from Rosie and accompanied by refreshments and lots of homemade cake!
  • Ecoprint workshop eco print lampshades

    An Introduction to The Magic & the Alchemy with Fiona Balding

    Eco printing is best described as botanical contact printing. This workshop is designed to develop all the skills and techniques you need to produce beautiful unique prints on fabric. It is suitable for beginners who are keen to achieve clear defined prints that we will use to make a lampshade. The workshops run from 10:00am until 4:00pm. The price including all materials including the lampshade kit, tuition, food and refreshments.
  • Come and enjoy a morning at the farm, making the most of all our home grown flowers, learn how to create a beautiful country garden hand-tied arrangement to take home. Rosie will give you a tour of the cutting garden, explaining how she plants and cares for the flowers,  and give guidance on how flowers are conditioned to be ready for arranging to ensure the longest vase life possible. Refreshments will be served before being guided step by step to create your own take home arrangement  – choosing the right stems, preparing and then creating!
    • 10.00am to 12 noon
    • Maximum of 6 people
    • Price includes all materials and equipment with tuition from Rosie accompanied by refreshments and lots of homemade cake!


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