Farleys House & Gallery

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The house, sculpture garden and gallery are open each Sunday at 10am and 50 minute guided tours of the house run at half past the hour from 10.30am until 3.30pm.  

The house tours explore the extraordinary lives and works of former occupants Surrealist artist Roland Penrose and photographer Lee Miller.

Farleys Gallery (Sundays only) will be displaying an exhibition by Desmond Morris 10am-4.30pm.

Desmond Morris (b.1928) made his first surrealist drawings in 1944. In 1950 he shared his first London exhibition with Joan Miro. Having already obtained a degree in zoology, he moved to Oxford University in 1951 in order to study for a doctorate in animal behaviour. Although he devoted his life to his zoological career for the next 20 years, he never stopped creating surrealist art works. Having recently celebrated his 91st birthday, Desmond Morris continues to create and exhibit.

Farleys House tour is led by a trained guide and introduces visitors to the lives and art of Lee Miller, Roland Penrose and their friends.  The tour takes 50 minutes and begin at half past the hour from 10.30am until 3.30pm  with a maximum of 15 guests on each tour.

Admission for House Tours is £12.50 per person and tickets are available from reception on arrival, there is no advance booking. Admission to the gallery for Desmond Morris exhibitiion is free.

Please note - Sundays only at this venue.

Refreshments available
Free parking
Gift shop

Contact information

Farleys House & Gallery

Farleys House & Gallery

Desmond Morris

Desmond Morris

Awakening of unseen images

Awakening of unseen images

Farleys House Sussex England

Farleys House Sussex England

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