Your Utopia: Lessons From the Fairies!

Fairy Houses of Highfield Hall & Gardens 2020

June 30th – September 30th

Returning to Highfield Hall & Gardens for summer 2020 – “Lessons from the Fairies” allows us to imagine what nature spirits can teach us about our lives, and the positive impact we can have on the earth. 


We are accepting submissions for Fairy Houses at this time. Please submit your proposals to

Your Fairy House Utopia can take many forms and we welcome proposals from individuals, couples, or families.  We have room for up to 30 creations on the property and looking for originality, choice of materials, site sensitivity, a sketch, and a written description about what makes your fairy house Utopian in character.  In considering your design please use natural or upcycled materials suitable to the outdoors, so that a little rain or wind won’t damage the integrity of your piece of G-Rated Utopia


JUNE 1  DEADLINE EXTENDED to JUNE 20th to submit your theme with description of materials and estimated dimensions. Please provide sketch if possible. If you require special mounting materials please let us know.

JUNE 30 – Fairy House installation opens to public.

SEPTEMBER 30 – official last day of Fairy House exhibition. However if people need to de-install prior to the 30th it will be allowed just to make it possible for summer only residents to participate.

Sneak peek at some Fairy Houses!

Artist: Martha Brooks
Artist: Kimberly Sheerin
Artist: Kimberly Sheerin


Stickwork Sculptor Patrick Dougherty


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