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WonderDusk Photo:JohnMiller

Nature Calling

A national arts programme connecting and deepening engagement with the landscape
Reconfigured Cycle Rack by Amy Haigh


Greening urban areas and introducing sculptural habitats to support local species

Heathland Artworks

Annual trail of artworks around RSPB Farnham Heath by craft and design students from the University for the Creative Arts.
Wonderdusk 2023 Photo: John Miller


WonderDusk is a community celebration of the surrey Hills landscape through the arts.
Orchard Portraits

Orchard Portraits

An inter-generational dance for film project with Rosemary Lee resulting in a video installation inspired by and filmed in the beautiful old orchard at West Horsley Place.
Seeds of Hope by Diana Burch Photo: Martin Bamford


Harvest is an annual community event that celebrates the Surrey Hills landscape at Box Hill.
Big Draw Paintings

The Big Draw

Drawing the landscape as part of this annual, worldwide drawing festival every October.

Surrey Unearthed

A programme of ten linked projects exploring the natural materials beneath our feet through sculpture, installation, film and writing

Past projects

Sound Sketch-Forest Listening

Forest Listening

Sounds of rainfall captured from beneath the ground and within trees is captured in audio visual listening zones in this project by Liz K Miller.
Sculptural installation


Over a year, Jane Ponsford collected and created with found materials and pigments travelling across the Surrey Hills AONB for her project, Terrain
Sounds from a Shallow Sea on iphone

Sounds from a Shallow Sea

Sounds from a Shallow Sea by Alison Carlier draws upon the materiality of the chalk hills of the North Downs in two works – an audio walk and participatory calling event
Film still


Amanda Loomes reveals the extraction processes in sand quarries in East Surrey with her insightful art documentaries ‘Whole’ and ‘Persistent Place’
Artwork detail

Liminal Lease

Bryn Hallett creates a sculptural shelter that pushes the boundaries of building with earth.

The Lark Descending

For The Lark Descending, artists Ackroyd & Harvey explored the geological and social layers at Leith Hill, from tree canopy down to below ground.
Artwork detail

From Humble Beginnings

Steven Edwards explored how the material of clay records a narrative of the changing landscape and its history in this work.
Sculptural installation in farmland

Fossil Ocean Floor

Horizons by Jonathan Parsons explored the geology along the chalk ridge towards a temporary monumental installation in farmland.