Pick Your Own Sunflowers – Event – Aug 2024

Bright and cheerful, these iconic blooms look just like miniature suns. With all their associations with sunshine, it’s no surprise that sunflowers are considered a very positive flowers. We’re inviting communities, friends and families down to the farm again this year to pick Sunflowers and enjoy the beautiful views here at Chalkpit Farm.

Date: August 2024 – TBC
Time: TBC
Venue: Essentially Hops, Chalkpit Farm, CT5 5EU

Please read our workshop terms and conditions below for additional information.

Further details will be provided in January 2024 but you can register your interest using the form below and we’ll email you when this workshops is available to book.


Did you know you can also purchase Gift eVouchers for this experience? 

We have a range of bespoke options available for our workshop, classes and farm tours, so talk to us about…

  • Introduction to floristry day classes
  • Private one-to-one tuition on dried and fresh flowers
  • Private group tuition
  • Baby Shower workshops
  • Hen Party workshops
  • Demonstrations
  • DIY dried wedding flowers
  • Dried flower garlands

Terms & Conditions

Tickets are valid only for the date and time stated. Please check your ticket(s) and/or confirmation email on receipt as mistakes cannot always be rectified. Tickets are valid for the named person and cannot be exchanged or refunded within 14 days of the event date; Should cancellation of any workshop be necessary, Essentially Hops will exchange or refund tickets on a case by case basis. We have limited disabled access but aim to accommodate everyone, please contact us if you have any mobility issues or extra requirements using shop@essentiallyhops.co.uk.

  • Workshops usually include a demonstration, equipment, flowers and sundries needed to complete an arrangement, however you may bring your own decorative items to personalise your design.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the workshop or tour.
  • Please wear/bring warm clothing, wear flat closed shoes, No sandals, heels or Flip flops.
  • If you are taking a Tour or Picking experience, we advise bringing either wellington boots or rugged footwear appropriate for the weather on that day. GLOVES are also important for Hop Picking. 
  • Picking experiences and farm tours are wholly dependant on the weather, for that reason we are unable to provide a refund for bad weather, however we will do our best to reschedule or make adjustments so that part of the workshop or tour can go ahead if appropriate.

For further information, please see our general Terms and Conditions.