Sussex Prairies is open from 2nd June until 10th October 2021 inclusive. We are open five days a week , 1pm until 5pm closed on Mondays and Tuesdays . No need to Book to Visit .You are welcome to bring picnics. Dogs also welcome. Our final day of opening for our 2021 season will be Sunday 10th October inclusive .

RHS Partner Garden.

Events & Courses

We have lots of fascinating and fun Workshops and Events for 2021 ! make your 2021 a creative one !

September 2021

Botanical & Willow Workshop with Hedges and Hurdles

Botanical & Willow Workshop with Hedges and Hurdles

Thursday 30th September | 10:00am - 4:00pm

We are excited to bring you further, mindful and creative botanical workshops with a twist! Combining natural materials with carefully selected plants to produce beautiful art pieces for you to enjoy or gift to others!

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Willow Cone Planters with Hedges & Hurdles

Willow Cone Planters with Hedges & Hurdles

Thursday 30th September | 10:00am - 1:00pm

We are excited to bring you further, mindful and creative botanical workshops with a twist! Combining natural materials with carefully selected plants to produce beautiful Willow Cone Planter for you to enjoy or gift to a loved one!

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October 2021

Willow Craft Workshop with Hedges and Hurdles

Willow Craft Workshop with Hedges and Hurdles

Thursday 7th October | 10:00am - 12:00pm

There is something about working with Willow that is relaxing and mindful, you have to focus on the task at hand, the only danger in learning the skill of weaving is you could get hooked!

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Phototransfer on Gelliprints with Emma Taylor

Phototransfer on Gelliprints with Emma Taylor

Thursday 7th October | 10:00am - 2:00pm

We will experience the joys of Gelliprinting to produce layered, patterned and textured backgrounds. These numerous prints which are made using layers of acrylic paints will explore the harmonious and vibrant colours of the garden around us.

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Willow Peony Cloche workshop with Hedges and Hurdles

Willow Peony Cloche workshop with Hedges and Hurdles

Thursday 7th October | 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join Lorraine and make an attractive Peony Cloche plant support from Willow, suitable for supporting Peonies and other plants and flowers in your garden. This is a relaxing, mindful workshop that is easy on the hands.

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Collagraph Printmaking and Tetra Pak intaglio with Emma Taylor

Collagraph Printmaking and Tetra Pak intaglio with Emma Taylor

Friday 8th October | 10:00am - 2:00pm

We will explore the many exciting possibilities of collagraph printmaking by building up tex- tures and marks with a variety of collage materials on a mount card plate. You will learn how to construct interesting textured printing plates using metallic card, papers and precut pattern pieces as well as tapes and found textures before cutting areas away.

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Watercolour workshop with Emily Jolley

Watercolour workshop with Emily Jolley

Saturday 9th October | 10:00am - 2:00pm

This course is for anyone who has wanted paint with watercolours in a free and loose way outside. We will explore techniques, traditional and experimental and find ways to connect these methods to the environment around us.

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Making Your Mark – a day of tool & mark making with Emily Jolley & Lucy Williams

Making Your Mark – a day of tool & mark making with Emily Jolley & Lucy Williams

Sunday 10th 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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Morlands Farm, Wheatsheaf Road (B2116),
near Henfield
, West Sussex, BN5 9AT

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