Ed is well known for his happy and positive attitude at our New Forest Day Opportunities.

Ed is a fantastic advocate for expressing happiness and projects an air of contentedness, taking the time to fully enjoy his surroundings and share a few jokes with those around him. Ed has the ability to turn many situations into a joyous occasion.

Ed especially enjoys taking part in the woodwork sessions at New Forest Day Opportunities and is a crucial member of the team. He makes the fairy table sets which are sold at Furzey Gardens.

In 2023 he won the ‘Finding joy in everyday life’ award at Minstead Trust’s Annual Showcase – watch his video to find out more about how Ed finds joy every day.

When asked how winning the award made him feel, Ed said:


Find out more about our award winners. 

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