We are now CLOSED for the season Reopening 1st June 2019, see you then!

In the meantime Season tickets for our 2019 season are now on sale for fabulous gifts- call us on 01273 495902 or email us morlandsfarm@btinternet.com to set the ball in motion.

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Events & Courses

We have lots of fascinating and fun courses and Events for 2019.

June 2019

Learn how to weave a Willow (or Hazel) Obelisk & Mini Wattle Hurdle

Learn how to weave a Willow (or Hazel) Obelisk & Mini Wattle Hurdle

Sunday 2nd June | 10:00am - 3:00pm

Learn a heritage skill (or two) in our outdoor workshop nestled within the picturesque location of Sussex Prairie Gardens. We have combined two workshops into one so that you can make and take home both an Obelisk (plant support) and Mini-Wattle Hurdle for your garden!

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Making your Mark – a day of tool and mark making  With Emily Jolley & Lucy Williams

Making your Mark – a day of tool and mark making With Emily Jolley & Lucy Williams

Saturday 8th June | 10:00am - 2:00pm

We will forage for materials in the gardens and surrounding farmland and then return to make tools using traditional, hand made techniques. We will then utilise our tools to make beautiful marks with ink on paper.

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Specialist Plant Fair with the Plant Fair Roadshow

Specialist Plant Fair with the Plant Fair Roadshow

Sunday 9th June | 12:00pm - 5:00pm

exciting specialist plant fair on the prairie with an engaging and exciting group of specialist plant nurseries bringing their plants and expertise for your delight

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Lino Printing with Emma Taylor

Lino Printing with Emma Taylor

Wednesday 12th June | 10:00am - 2:00pm

further details to follow

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Planting for All Year Interest with Juliet Sargeant

Planting for All Year Interest with Juliet Sargeant

Thursday 13th June | 10:30am - 3:00pm

Does your garden have dull, ‘down times’, when it lacks colour and interest? In this illustrated day of talks and exercises, Juliet will explain how to design your planting schemes so that you have shape, colour and interest all through the year.

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Botanical Gelli & Monoprinting with Emma Taylor

Botanical Gelli & Monoprinting with Emma Taylor

Wednesday 19th June | 10:00am - 2:00pm

details to follow

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Summer Solstice Jazz Picnic

Summer Solstice Jazz Picnic

Friday 21st June | 5:30pm - 10:30pm

The band Taylor Maid band will join us to celebrate the Summer Solstice with a mixture of vintage swing,latin,popular jazz and lively fiddle jigs and reels and lots,lots more !

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Healing Herbs Workshop – making your own natural products with Nalini

Healing Herbs Workshop – making your own natural products with Nalini

Saturday 22nd June | 10:00am - 2:00pm

Healing Herbs Workshop - making your own natural products

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Experience the art of Decoupage

Experience the art of Decoupage

Sunday 23rd June | 10:00am - 12:30pm

Experience the art of decoupage onto wood using dried flowers, petals and foliage gathered locally. Create either a set of 6 decorated wood slices (similar in size to coasters) or one larger art piece to display on your wall or sideboard.

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Sketchbook Skills with Emma Taylor

Sketchbook Skills with Emma Taylor

Wednesday 26th June | 10:00am - 2:00pm

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Garden Colour Workshop with Juliet Sargeant

Garden Colour Workshop with Juliet Sargeant

Saturday 29th June | 10:30am - 3:00pm

a hands on workshop exploring colour and how to plant a colourful garden - Colour is what brings a garden to life and in this practical day of talks and workshops, Juliet will illustrate how to use colour to great effect in your planting schemes.

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The Rude Mechanical Theatre Company – Ikarus Inc

The Rude Mechanical Theatre Company – Ikarus Inc

Sunday 30th June | 5:30pm - 10:30pm

we are delighted to welcome back the innovative, downright funny and rude Rude Mechanical Theatre Company for this season's new play .They will be performing a revival of their inspiring ‘Ikarus Inc’, a play about hopes and dreams. You won’t want to miss it!

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July 2019

Phototransfer with Emma Taylor

Phototransfer with Emma Taylor

Wednesday 3rd July | 10:00am - 2:00pm

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Natural Coiled Basketry with  Julie Rignell

Natural Coiled Basketry with Julie Rignell

Saturday 6th July - Sunday 7th July | 9:30am - 1:30pm

Be inspired ! Capture the spirit of Sussex Prairie Garden and take it home as a basket!

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Printing with Collage (collagraph) with Emma Taylor

Printing with Collage (collagraph) with Emma Taylor

Wednesday 10th July | 10:00am - 2:00pm

We will explore the many exciting possibilities of collagraph printmaking by building up textures and marks with a variety of collage materials on a mount card plate.

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Handmade at Sussex Prairies Craft Fair

Handmade at Sussex Prairies Craft Fair

Saturday 13th July - Sunday 14th July | 11:00am - 5:00pm

The aim of the Fair is to showcase an attractive , affordable and quality selection of work by artists and makers.

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Printed Sketchbook Skills with Emma Taylor

Printed Sketchbook Skills with Emma Taylor

Wednesday 17th July | 10:00am - 2:00pm

Working in a sketchbook is a great place to experiment and try new approaches to art without the pressure of creating a masterpiece. It can be daunting starting a sketchbook but I will show you how to get started and how to gain confidence to develop your own style.

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Tasty Garden Talk – with Juliet Sargeant

Tasty Garden Talk – with Juliet Sargeant

Saturday 20th July | 10:30am - 12:00pm

sunny ,summer flavours from your garden

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Indian Garden Textile workshop with Anne Kelly

Indian Garden Textile workshop with Anne Kelly

Sunday 21st July | 9:00am - 2:00pm

Using Indian blocks and fragments of Indian textiles we will create a beautiful rich fabric collage

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Eco Printing (Day 1) with Amanda Duke

Eco Printing (Day 1) with Amanda Duke

Monday 22nd July | 9:30am - 2:00pm

Eco-print is a fascinating way of printing onto fabric. You will use flowers and leaves from the Prairie Garden in a contact printing method that allows the leaf patterns and textures to transfer their colour to fabric.

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Eco Printing (Day 1) with Amanda Duke

Eco Printing (Day 1) with Amanda Duke

Wednesday 24th July | 9:30am - 2:00pm

Eco-print is a fascinating way of printing onto fabric. You will use flowers and leaves from the Prairie Garden in a contact printing method that allows the leaf patterns and textures to transfer their colour to fabric.

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3 Men in A Boat Outdoor Theatre

3 Men in A Boat Outdoor Theatre

Sunday 28th July | 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Join Jerome as he recounts the hilarious story of his boating holiday along the magnificent River Thames with his two companions and Montmorency the dog

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Eco Printing (Day2) with Amanda Duke

Eco Printing (Day2) with Amanda Duke

Monday 29th July | 9:30am - 2:00pm

Eco-print is a fascinating way of printing onto fabric. You will use flowers and leaves from the Prairie Garden in a contact printing method that allows the leaf patterns and textures to transfer their colour to fabric.

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Eco Printing (Day 2) with Amanda Duke

Eco Printing (Day 2) with Amanda Duke

Wednesday 31st July | 9:30am - 2:00pm

Eco-print is a fascinating way of printing onto fabric. You will use flowers and leaves from the Prairie Garden in a contact printing method that allows the leaf patterns and textures to transfer their colour to fabric.

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August 2019

Fabric Collage – Prepare for Stitch with Amanda Duke

Fabric Collage – Prepare for Stitch with Amanda Duke

Thursday 1st August - Thursday 22nd August | 9:30am - 2:00pm

This course provides an antidote to the chaos of modern life and would be perfect for anyone who is interested in slowing down, relaxing, spending some time with an activity that can be completed whenever the fancy takes you or even become a healthy creative obsession. 

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Free Stitching – running stitch without rules with Amanda Duke

Free Stitching – running stitch without rules with Amanda Duke

Friday 2nd August | 9:30am - 2:00pm

This course provides an antidote to the chaos of modern life and would be perfect for anyone who is interested in slowing down, relaxing, spending some time with an activity that can be completed whenever the fancy takes you or even become a healthy creative obsession. 

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writing for wellbeing – The Joy of Inspiration with Ann O’Keife

writing for wellbeing – The Joy of Inspiration with Ann O’Keife

Friday 9th August | 10:00am - 2:00pm

Come and experience an Inspirational Writing for Wellbeing workshop, to delight all your senses at Sussex Prairies Garden.

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Epsom MG Owners Club Rally

Epsom MG Owners Club Rally

Sunday 18th August | 12:00am - 5:00pm

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Rag Rugs- Prairie Daisy Mat with Debbie Siniska

Rag Rugs- Prairie Daisy Mat with Debbie Siniska

Saturday 31st August | 9:30am - 1:30pm

This timeless thrift craft has survived the test of time and is still a great way to recycle your pre loved clothes and textiles. You will work with traditional hand tools onto a hessian backing to create a hooky or proddy surface - and make a start on a slip mat or seat mat.

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September 2019

Phototransfer on Gelliprints with Emma Taylor

Phototransfer on Gelliprints with Emma Taylor

Friday 13th September | 10:00am - 2:00pm

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Planting a Prairie Garden Large or Small with Juliet Sargeant

photograph by Marianne Majerus

Planting a Prairie Garden Large or Small with Juliet Sargeant

Thursday 19th September | 10:30am - 3:00pm

Come and be inspired by the beautiful expanses of grasses and colourful flowers at Sussex Prairie Gardens. With illustrated talks and planting exercises, Juliet will explain how to design similar schemes for your own garden.

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Lino printing with Emma Taylor

Lino printing with Emma Taylor

Friday 20th September | 10:00am - 2:00pm

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Designing Low Maintenance Planting with Juliet Sargeant

Designing Low Maintenance Planting with Juliet Sargeant

Thursday 26th September | 10:30am - 3:00pm

if you are struggling to keep your garden in order, or you are planning a new scheme with limited time, Juliet has the tips and tools to help.

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Herbylicious Potions & Meditative Moments with Michelle Nalini

Herbylicious Potions & Meditative Moments with Michelle Nalini

Saturday 28th September | 10:30am - 2:00pm

Healing herbs for winter wellbeing - come and make your own and gain a myriad of useful tips too – a magical workshop

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Botanical Gelli and Monoprinting with Emma Taylor

Botanical Gelli and Monoprinting with Emma Taylor

Sunday 29th September | 10:00am - 2:00pm

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October 2019

From Sketchbooks into Paintings with Katie Sollohub

From Sketchbooks into Paintings with Katie Sollohub

Wednesday 2nd October - Sunday 6th October | 10:00am - 2:00pm

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Collage for the Soul with Emma Taylor

Collage for the Soul with Emma Taylor

Friday 11th October | 10:00am - 2:00pm

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Making your Mark – a day of tool and mark making  With Emily Jolley & Lucy Williams

Making your Mark – a day of tool and mark making With Emily Jolley & Lucy Williams

Saturday 12th October | 10:00am - 2:00pm

We will forage for materials in the gardens and surrounding farmland and then return to make tools using traditional, hand made techniques. We will then utilise our tools to make beautiful marks with ink on paper.

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Sketchbook Skills with Emma Taylor

Sketchbook Skills with Emma Taylor

Sunday 13th October | 10:00am - 2:00pm

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