As part of our 30th anniversary celebration, Forest Holme will feature a stunning display of 1000 handcrafted stained glass fritillaria flowers at Merley House, skillfully created by the talented Ellie from Glass Garden Art.

These will be available to view from Saturday 27th April - Thursday 2nd May 2024. 

If you would like to own a piece of our 30th anniversary commemorative art, these keepsake flowers are available to pre purchase for delivery or collection following the event.

Please select from the options below. 

Please note: The artwork will come in an assortment of colours and we are unable to guarantee which one you’ll receive. The price includes the Shephard’s crook. 

The flowers are inspired by and based on the fritillaria flower. They are all handcrafted using a variety of different textured glass in shades of purple, pink and white. Each one is unique. 

  • The glass flower is approximatley 10cm (H) x 9cm(W)
  • Shephard's crooks are 1m long. 

£30.00 per flower. 


Glass Flower + Postage

Postage & Packaging


Glass Flower + Collection from Merley House

Collection from Merley House on the 3rd May 2024 between 8:00am - 11:00am


Glass Flower + Collection from Charity Office

Collect from office on the 7th May 2024 between 10am - 3pm.





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Why the Fritillaria Flower?

Elegant and enchanting, their unique checkered patterns and nodding habits, have been catching the eye for thousands of years. These small but beautiful plants have inspired myths and symbolism in many different cultures around the world from remembrance, sorrow, and loss.


About the artist

Ellie is an artist and part-time special needs teacher.

She creates glass sculptures and works to commissions. She also runs relaxed and popular workshops in her home studio in Hassocks, West Sussex.

Ellie loves working with coloured and textured glass as she finds it a therapeutic and a meditative process. Since completing a BA Hons in Visual Arts specialising in ceramic sculptures designed for the garden and qualifying as a teacher, she has continued to create artwork inspired by nature.