My first pressing concern was dietary.  I’m not known for having a sturdy digestive system unlike everyone else on the trip (naturally). A lot of my day is regularly spent in the bathroom – some days more than others.  Hannah had talked a lot about the amazing street food of Morocco and her excitement levels […]


November 6, 2019

  Christmas wreath workshops are back! Hannah and Amber will be running a few different dates at this year giving you the chance to get you wreath on, and smother your front door in handmade, tasteful, festive cheer. 30th November, 1st and 2nd December at Wild Sussex, the prettiest wood yard you ever did see- […]

So Folks, it is that time of year again. Back by popular demand are our wreath making workshops. Come along and join us for a festive couple of hours, at one of our magical rustic venues, and make your front door the envy of all who pass it! Here is the low down, we would love […]

‘Facebook Memories’ tells me that it is a year since the Petal and Feast gang’s CPD day to Monks House. A Whole Year. Jayne sent through these photos a few days after we were there, and I have been meaning to blog them ever since – ummmm. Our trip to Monks House (where we were […]


February 10, 2017

Liz amongst the Hollyhocks – Photo from honorary Petal Sacco Photography. Petal & Feasters, past and present will know Liz as our Admin Queen, our Health and Safety Executive, creator of the Mega Form and Invoicing Guru. They may also have had an email with the sentence “I’ll be emailing you about dull things like […]


February 1, 2017

I have ummed and urred about putting up a 2016 post. For personal reasons it was the saddest, darkest, blackest year we’ve known. As a family we had to do stuff that never seemed possible and was never ever part of anybody’s plan. Somehow or other we got through it, it’s gone past in a […]

Last Saturday saw the first of our Christmas Wreath Workshops at The Secret Barn, luckily for us Jayne from Sacco & Sacco was there with her camera, snapping away. We still have a few spaces left on this weekends workshop at Bignor Park, so if you fancy coming along please do get in touch. Without […]


December 5, 2016

Sarah and Charlie had a lovely wedding at the Secret Barn back in May. Friends and family all pitched in to help make this a happy, laid back day. On the menu were canapes, a sit down lasagne supper with garlic bread and salad and the Pudding Stand of different flavoured Jam Jar cheesecakes. Being […]

Debbie and Jon were married at the Pavilion in Brighton and then made their way to The Secret Barn by bus (a kindly coach driver stepped in when the bus they booked didn’t turn up!). Back at the barn they ate, drank and were merry. A fun time was had by all. Lisa Jane took […]