During the period of the Bazaar Indian Summer Market 16th - 26th August we shall open extraordinarily at 1030am until 5pm (we shall be closed on Tuesday 20th August as usual ) Dogs are always welcome!

RHS Partner Garden.

Events & Courses

We have lots of fascinating and fun courses and Events for 2019.

August 2019

Bazaar Indian Summer Market

Bazaar Indian Summer Market

Friday 16th August - Monday 26th August | 10:30am - 5:00pm

An event in Marquees in Sussex Prairie Garden. Gorgeous clothes in cottons and vintage sari silk,semi precious designer jewellery,scarves,home furnishings and gifts – all ethically traded from India.

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Rag Rugs- Prairie Daisy Mat with Debbie Siniska

Rag Rugs- Prairie Daisy Mat with Debbie Siniska

Saturday 31st August | 9:30am - 1:30pm

This timeless thrift craft has survived the test of time and is still a great way to recycle your pre loved clothes and textiles. You will work with traditional hand tools onto a hessian backing to create a hooky or proddy surface - and make a start on a slip mat or seat mat.

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September 2019

Unusual Plant and Garden Fair

Unusual Plant and Garden Fair

Sunday 1st September | 11:00am - 5:00pm

amazing plants available to buy from specialist plant nurseries and gardenalia for house and home.

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Practical Magic – healing herbs with Nalini

Practical Magic – healing herbs with Nalini

Monday 2nd September | 10:30am - 1:30pm

On this inspirational workshop, Nalini will guide you on a morning of creativity, nature and healing and teach you some ‘Practical Magic’ to take home with you. From gathering herbs and making products, to meditative moments and peacefulness, this workshop will appeal to both the practical and the mystical – open to everyone who would love to know more about healing herbs, wild plants, aromatherapy and natural remedies.

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Paper Cloth, Prints and plants with Hilary Phillips

Paper Cloth, Prints and plants with Hilary Phillips

Saturday 7th September | 9:00am - 2:00pm

Come along to Sussex Prairies and spend time creating a beautiful mixed media piece of Textile art using pre made 'paper cloth', transfer printed plants, fabric trimmings, found images, paints, organza & stitch.

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National Garden Scheme- Garden open for Charity

National Garden Scheme- Garden open for Charity

Sunday 8th September | 11:00am - 5:00pm

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Phototransfer on Gelliprints with Emma Taylor

Phototransfer on Gelliprints with Emma Taylor

Friday 13th September | 10:00am - 2:00pm

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Tree Weaving with Jackie Bennett

Tree Weaving with Jackie Bennett

Saturday 14th September | 10:00am - 5:00pm

Create your own unique textural mini-weaving, ready to hang on the wall.

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Prairie Feastival Food Fair

Prairie Feastival Food Fair

Sunday 15th September | 11:00am - 5:00pm

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Watercolour with Emily Jolley

Watercolour with Emily Jolley

Wednesday 18th September | 10:00am - 2:00pm

Emily enjoys demonstrating traditional methods and some more modern techniques in watercolour. You will have the chance to apply some of these methods to your paintings. There will be an opportunity to paint large or just enjoy painting the beautiful garden.

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Planting a Prairie Garden Large or Small with Juliet Sargeant

photograph by Marianne Majerus

Planting a Prairie Garden Large or Small with Juliet Sargeant

Thursday 19th September | 10:30am - 3:00pm

Come and be inspired by the beautiful expanses of grasses and colourful flowers at Sussex Prairie Gardens. With illustrated talks and planting exercises, Juliet will explain how to design similar schemes for your own garden.

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Lino printing with Emma Taylor

Lino printing with Emma Taylor

Friday 20th September | 10:00am - 2:00pm

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Paper Cloth, Prints and Plants with Hilary Phillips

Paper Cloth, Prints and Plants with Hilary Phillips

Saturday 21st September | 9:00am - 2:00pm

Come along to Sussex Prairies and spend time creating a beautiful mixed media piece of Textile art using pre made 'paper cloth', transfer printed plants, fabric trimmings, found images, paints, organza & stitch.

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Obelisk and Mini Wattle Hurdle Workshop

Obelisk and Mini Wattle Hurdle Workshop

Sunday 22nd September | 9:30am - 4:00pm

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Designing Low Maintenance Planting with Juliet Sargeant

Designing Low Maintenance Planting with Juliet Sargeant

Thursday 26th September | 10:30am - 3:00pm

if you are struggling to keep your garden in order, or you are planning a new scheme with limited time, Juliet has the tips and tools to help.

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Herbylicious Potions & Meditative Moments with Michelle Nalini

Herbylicious Potions & Meditative Moments with Michelle Nalini

Saturday 28th September | 10:30am - 2:00pm

Healing herbs for winter wellbeing - come and make your own and gain a myriad of useful tips too – a magical workshop

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Botanical Gelli and Monoprinting with Emma Taylor

Botanical Gelli and Monoprinting with Emma Taylor

Sunday 29th September | 10:00am - 2:00pm

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October 2019

From Sketchbooks into Paintings with Katie Sollohub

From Sketchbooks into Paintings with Katie Sollohub

Wednesday 2nd October - Sunday 6th October | 10:00am - 2:00pm

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Painting the Spirit of Prairie Gardens with Keith Sturgess

Painting the Spirit of Prairie Gardens with Keith Sturgess

Monday 7th October | 10:00am - 3:00pm

we shall explore how to create images that capture the spirit of prairie planting.

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The Art of Assemblage with Keith Sturgess

The Art of Assemblage with Keith Sturgess

Wednesday 9th October - Thursday 10th October | 9:00am - 2:00pm

Produce sketches of the garden from different view points and/or patterns of colour and textures.then cut and reassemble the sketches adding layers of colour and texture to create the final painting.

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Collage for the Soul with Emma Taylor

Collage for the Soul with Emma Taylor

Friday 11th October | 10:00am - 2:00pm

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Making your Mark – a day of tool and mark making  With Emily Jolley & Lucy Williams

Making your Mark – a day of tool and mark making With Emily Jolley & Lucy Williams

Saturday 12th October | 10:00am - 2:00pm

We will forage for materials in the gardens and surrounding farmland and then return to make tools using traditional, hand made techniques. We will then utilise our tools to make beautiful marks with ink on paper.

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Sketchbook Skills with Emma Taylor

Sketchbook Skills with Emma Taylor

Sunday 13th October | 10:00am - 2:00pm

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