2017 Workshop Programme at Furzey Gardens:

All of our workshops run both morning and afternoon sessions and include refreshments on arrival as well as your garden entrance. so that you can explore the beautiful gardens all included in the price. You can choose to include a light buffet lunch with your workshop to make the most of the day.

None of our workshop require any previous experience or equipment. Everything you need will be provided.

Our two instructors: Hazel Wheeler and Caroline Rackham are experienced tutors and will guide you through all the steps, ensure you have a most enjoyable time and well as creating something you will be truly proud of.

Book the dates. Click on the links for more details.


Monday 8th May: Floral Basket Workshop

Create a beautiful basket arrangement as a perfect gift, or to brighten up your home. All cut flowers and basket included.


Monday July 10th: Photography without a Camera 

Using some of the original chemical processes which photography came from, this session aims to create beautiful pictures without picking up a camera!  All materials will be supplied.

Monday July 10th: Smartphone Photography

Ever wanted to take better photographs with your mobile phone?  Come and join us for a photography workshop using your mobile phone and learn how to get better exposures and make the most of the lens in your camera phone to look at better ways to photograph different subjects. This session uses the wonderful setting of Furzey Gardens to put your skills into practice.


Monday Sept 11th : Make and Fill a beautiful Sketchbook

Make a sketchbook by using different techniques and collected natural materials.  For instance printing from leaves and pinecones, painting using mashed leaves, rose petals or blackberries  etc.  The participants will even make the actual sketch book itself with a lovely cover to take home. 

For other events, see the full events listing page here.