Craft & Country


Reaping the rewards

Learn something new – and make friends in the process – with one of the many health-benefiting courses, projects or volunteering schemes throughout the county



Emma Pritchard catches up with two of the makers taking part in the Surrey Artists’ Open Studio event more

25 May 2017 15:28 Craft & Country

Celebrate your four-legged friends this month with a pet-friendly pub walks, homemade treats and traditional crafts, says Emma Pritchard more

27 Feb 2017 15:49 Craft & Country

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With spring on the horizon why not follow Emma Pritchard’s advice and make 2017 the year you embrace the joys of traditional country living more

5 Jan 2017 17:28 Craft & Country

It’s milking time on a very special Surrey farm. Emma Pritchard pails out. Plus all the beautiful bounty to be found in Surrey's outdoor spaces and bundles of ideas for making your own personal Christmas wreath more

27 Oct 2016 16:24 Craft & Country

Emma Pritchard ushers in the change of seasons with cobweb-banishing walks, health-boosting berries and some wicked wildlife more

30 Aug 2016 12:53 Craft & Country

After some recent experience doing battle with the nefarious Triffid weed Richad Nye has some hilarious musings on why a mystical view of nature is no good for your garden more

18 Aug 2016 11:29 Craft & Country

Emma Pritchard celebrates meadows gardens and the magic of nature at dusk in her top picks for what's going on in the Surrey countryside over July more

27 May 2016 12:55 Craft & Country

Sometimes destruction yields delight. Emma Pritchard is inspired by a new book exploring Britain’s numerous historic ruins more

1 Feb 2016 17:05 Craft & Country

Emma Pritchard plans to gaze at her garden – as part of the annual RSPB Garden Birdwatch, taking just an hour on Jan 30-31 more

15 Jan 2016 17:13 Craft & Country

Emma Pritchard breaks the ice, with advice on how to take care of our feathered friends as the frost kicks in more

16 Nov 2015 16:59 Craft & Country