Sussex Prairies is open from 2nd June until 10th October 2021. We are open five days a week , 1pm until 5pm - closed Mondays and Tuesdays.(except Bank Holiday Monday 30th August 2021) You are welcome to bring picnics. Dogs also welcome. *No need to Book.(* unless you are attending a special event requiring booked tickets and slots )

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Events & Courses

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

June 2021

Watercolour with Emily Jolley

Watercolour with Emily Jolley

Wednesday 23rd June | 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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Plant Support Workshop with Hedges & Hurdles

Plant Support Workshop with Hedges & Hurdles

Thursday 24th June | 10:00am - 4:00pm

Join Lorraine  (of Hedges and Hurdles ) for a half-day or full-day, outdoor craft workshop and make a selection of plant supports you can be proud of! The workshop is set within the picturesque location of Sussex Prairie Gardens. We will use Willow or Hazel to create our plant supports, a large majority of these materials are coppiced and harvested locally.

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Yoga with Josephine Ball

Yoga with Josephine Ball

Thursday 24th June | 10:00am - 12:00pm

Take a little time for yourself and join me for a relaxing yoga practice in the stunning Sussex Prairie Gardens

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Lino Printing with a twist of gelliprint with Emma Taylor

Lino Printing with a twist of gelliprint with Emma Taylor

Friday 25th June | 10:00am - 2:00pm

This workshop is aimed at anyone who would like to explore lino printing techniques for the first time or extend previous knowledge into varied colour. We will be using the gardens as inspiration looking at the beautiful flowers and foliage to design simple motifs.

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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

Saturday 26th June | 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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Parchment, Paint & Print with Hilary Philips

Parchment, Paint & Print with Hilary Philips

Sunday 27th June | 9:00am - 2:00pm

Come and join Hilary Phillips from Moth studio Textiles in this relaxing mixed media, colour and texture workshop. During the morning will be experimenting with colour and mark making on a variety of papers. We will then sublimation print your beautiful pieces onto fabric.

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Extraordinary Music in an Extraordinary Prairie Garden

Extraordinary Music in an Extraordinary Prairie Garden

Sunday 27th June | 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Sussex choir Coro Nuovo Choir will be joining us on the Prairie this summer.  It’s an opportunity to listen to some fantastic ‘country gardens’ themed music whilst enjoying your visit to the Garden.

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Batik Wax Resist and hand Painting using Natural Dyes with Susan D’souza

Batik Wax Resist and hand Painting using Natural Dyes with Susan D’souza

Wednesday 30th June - Thursday 1st July | 10:00am - 3:00pm

Day 1 Introduction to batik techniques, equipment and materials Using inspiration from the gardens create a range of suitable marks, patterns and design ideas with tutor guidance Experiment with a range of styles and colours to produce a series of creative samples on paper and fabric Review and discuss the results and direction for a larger more focused piece on day 2 Day 2 Create a design plan for a cotton or silk scarf or panel Work on a larger piece with more time and focus to develop your skills and work with colour and natural dyes re-waxing and over-dyeing to create a layered and beautiful final piece

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July 2021

Finding stillness in chaos – Making mindful connections with Nature, with Emma Weaver & Rachel Richards.

Finding stillness in chaos – Making mindful connections with Nature, with Emma Weaver & Rachel Richards.

Friday 2nd July | 10:00am - 1:30pm

Finding stillness in chaos - Making mindful connections with Nature, with Emma Weaver and Rachel Richards. A workshop combining elements of mindfulness, Qigong moving meditation, flower essences and guided visualisation. To help us deepen our connection with Nature, finding comfort and solace in the natural world around us.

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Printing with Plants with Hilary Philips

Printing with Plants with Hilary Philips

Saturday 3rd July | 9:00am - 2:00pm

Come and join Hilary Phillips of Moth Studio Textiles for a morning of experimental transfer printing with plants. Using a selection of flowers & greenery we will create a fabulous series of prints on a range of manmade fabrics using transfer printing inks and the heat transfer process.

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Collage for the Soul with Emma Taylor

Collage for the Soul with Emma Taylor

Sunday 4th July | 10:00am - 2:00pm

Collage can be used as a form of self expression to explore hopes and dreams and create visual memoirs. In this workshop we will be using mixed media to create a collage (or two!) ready to be framed which will develop from a personal theme. This year we will be using vintage 1930’s pianola paper as backing and longer strips to work on and manipulate.

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Willow Craft Workshop with Hedges & Hurdles

Willow Craft Workshop with Hedges & Hurdles

Sunday 4th July | 10:00am - 12:30pm

Join Lorraine for an afternoon in our outdoor Willow Craft Workshop and make a selection of crafts to take away! 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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Willow Dragonfly with Hedges & Hurdles

Willow Dragonfly with Hedges & Hurdles

Sunday 4th July | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Join Lorraine of Hedges & Hurdles and weave your own Willow Dragonfly at this beautiful location of Sussex Prairie Gardens!

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Expressive Soft Pastels with Clare Buckle

Expressive Soft Pastels with Clare Buckle

Wednesday 7th July | 9:00am - 2:00pm

Join artist Clare Buckle and find your landscape joy in the inspiring environment of Sussex Prairie Garden. In this workshop we will explore soft pastels in an expressive way, working with spontaneous & creative mark making to establish impactful compositions & rich colour. You will learn how to apply the pastel, how to choose or create surfaces to work on, the best ways to build colour, and how to preserve your work.

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Botanical Draw & Explore with Amanda Duke & Emma Taylor

Botanical Draw & Explore with Amanda Duke & Emma Taylor

Thursday 8th July | 9:30am - 2:00pm

The Prairie Garden is the perfect setting for this 1 day botanical drawing course. Tutors Emma Taylor and Amanda Duke will introduce you to step by step drawing basics designed to build your self-confidence in observation drawing. Our aim is to reduce any drawing fears and enable your personal creativity to flourish.

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LANDSCAPE RHYTHM – DRAW AND EXPLORE with Amanda Duke & Emma Taylor

LANDSCAPE RHYTHM – DRAW AND EXPLORE with Amanda Duke & Emma Taylor

Friday 9th July | 9:30am - 2:00pm

LANDSCAPE RHYTHM - DRAW AND EXPLORE You will be encouraged to work in a sequence to produce at least 3 sketches that help increase your confidence in observing and drawing the landscape. Capturing a sense of - the 'prairie' place by sketching expressively as well as in detail.

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Paper Cloth, Plants & Print

Paper Cloth, Plants & Print

Saturday 10th July - Sunday 11th July | 9:00am - 2:00pm

Come and join Hilary Phillips of Moth Studio Textiles for a relaxing 2-day workshop exploring creative transfer printing, mixed media collage, appliqué, fabric layering & free machine embroidery

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The Garden Of Musical Delights Picnic with Taylor Maid

The Garden Of Musical Delights Picnic with Taylor Maid

Saturday 10th July | 5:30pm - 10:00pm

The band Taylor Maid band will  join us to celebrate a Summer Prairie Garden with a mixture of vintage swing, latin, popular jazz and lively fiddle jigs and reels and lots, lots more ! Garden opens at 530pm for picnics . Performance will start at 6pm.

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Brass Fusion Band at Sussex Prairies

Brass Fusion Band at Sussex Prairies

Sunday 11th July | 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Brass Fusion band will be back playing in the garden from 1pm until 3pm . Their jaunty friendly musical repertoire will make the afternoon go with a definite swing . Pay to come into the garden and the band will be there playing for you !

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Textile Fabric Painting with Stitch with Susan D’Souza

Textile Fabric Painting with Stitch with Susan D’Souza

Wednesday 14th July | 10:00am - 3:00pm

Using inspiration from the stunning and colourful array of plants at Sussex Prairie Gardens learn how to focus on a small section of the gardens to create a design idea and translate this into a beautiful textile artwork for sketchbook or to frame.

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LANDSCAPE RAMBLINGS – DRAW AND EXPLORE with Amanda Duke & Emma Taylor

LANDSCAPE RAMBLINGS – DRAW AND EXPLORE with Amanda Duke & Emma Taylor

Thursday 15th July | 9:30am - 2:00pm

LANDSCAPE RAMBLINGS - DRAW AND EXPLORE We will take you on a leisurely walk around the garden to observe and drawelements of the landscape and floral detail. We will create a visual map of your journey whilst awakening all of the senses.

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BOTANICAL STITCH  | DESIGN AND EXPLORE with Amanda Duke & Emma Taylor

BOTANICAL STITCH  | DESIGN AND EXPLORE with Amanda Duke & Emma Taylor

Friday 16th July | 9:30am - 2:00pm

BOTANICAL STITCH  | DESIGN AND EXPLORE Collect plants, arrange, create a design, transfer to fabric. Choose colour and embellish using simple running stitches. Our aim is to help you increase your confidence to develop your own designs & to introduce you to the abundant uses of the simple running stitch.

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Handmade Craft Market

Handmade Craft Market

Saturday 17th July | 10:00am - 5:00pm

****** THIS EVENT IS A TICKETED EVENT ******* YOU WILL NEED TO BOOK A TICKET WITH A TIMED BOOKING SLOT TO VISIT THIS EVENT ***** The aim of the Fair is to showcase an attractive , affordable and quality selection of work by artists and makers. Tasty refreshments teas and cakes will be available all set in a glorious prairie garden.We will be enjoying music during the afternoon with Sybie and Henry !

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Handmade Craft Market

Handmade Craft Market

Sunday 18th July | 10:00am - 5:00pm

****** THIS EVENT IS A TICKETED EVENT ******* YOU WILL NEED TO BOOK A TICKET WITH A TIMED BOOKING SLOT TO VISIT THIS EVENT ***** The aim of the Fair is to showcase an attractive , affordable and quality selection of work by artists and makers. Tasty refreshments teas and cakes will be available all set in a glorious prairie garden.

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Alfonso the Magnificent – Live music on the Prairie

Alfonso the Magnificent – Live music on the Prairie

Sunday 18th July | 2:00pm - 5:00pm

We are delighted to welcome Alfonso the Magnificent to the garden to play live for us . Pay the garden admission fee and the band will be there for you to enjoy . Alfonso the Magnificent is an innovative and exciting group, mixing traditional genres of Jazz, Gypsy Jazz, Latin, Classical and Modern Folk to create a unique sound of their own.

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Watercolour workshop with Emily Jolley

Watercolour workshop with Emily Jolley

Wednesday 21st July | 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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Natural & Bundle Dyeing for Beginners with Amanda Duke

Natural & Bundle Dyeing for Beginners with Amanda Duke

Thursday 22nd July | 9:30am - 2:00pm

NATURAL AND BUNDLE DYEING FOR BEGINNERS 22nd and 24th July This 2-day course includes all materials that have been scoured and mordanted by Amanda prior to the course date. This will include all fabric needed for the 2 days and silk scarf blank 180 x 45cm ready to print. Detailed notes about scouring and mordanting processes will be sent to you after course completion.

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Yoga with Josephine Ball

Yoga with Josephine Ball

Thursday 22nd July | 10:00am - 12:00pm

Take a little time for yourself and join me for a relaxing yoga practice in the stunning Sussex Prairie Gardens

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Willow Butterfly Workshop with Hedges & Hurdles

Willow Butterfly Workshop with Hedges & Hurdles

Thursday 22nd July | 10:00am - 4:00pm

Join Lorraine and weave and sculpt your own Willow Butterfly to decorate your home or garden! There is something about working with Willow that is very relaxing and mindful as you have to concentrate on the task at hand.

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‘Summer Herbal Practical Magic Workshop’ with Nalini

‘Summer Herbal Practical Magic Workshop’ with Nalini

Friday 23rd July | 10:30am - 1:30pm

This is such a great time of year to identify plants and herbs and whip up a little magic! Workshop includes meditative walks in the gorgeous gardens, identifying healing herbs, and making some products of course!

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Natural & Bundle Dyeing for Beginners with Amanda Duke

Natural & Bundle Dyeing for Beginners with Amanda Duke

Saturday 24th July | 9:30pm - 2:00pm

NATURAL AND BUNDLE DYEING FOR BEGINNERS 22nd and 24th July This 2-day course includes all materials that have been scoured and mordanted by Amanda prior to the course date. This will include all fabric needed for the 2 days and silk scarf blank 180 x 45cm ready to print. Detailed notes about scouring and mordanting processes will be sent to you after course completion.

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Fresh & Free Flowers & Foliage Experimental Watercolour  with Seana Mallen

Fresh & Free Flowers & Foliage Experimental Watercolour  with Seana Mallen

Wednesday 28th July | 10:00am - 2:00pm

Watercolour is a magic potion... Come learn some of its secrets and capture the spirit of this inspiring garden.  Embrace the happy accidents that inevitably occur with this mercurial medium, and also learn easy and effective techniques  to create beautiful paintings of a wide variety of plants and flowers.

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Expressive Soft Pastels with Clare Buckle

Expressive Soft Pastels with Clare Buckle

Thursday 29th July | 9:00am - 2:00pm

Join artist Clare Buckle and find your landscape joy in the inspiring environment of Sussex Prairie Garden. In this workshop we will explore soft pastels in an expressive way, working with spontaneous & creative mark making to establish impactful compositions & rich colour. You will learn how to apply the pastel, how to choose or create surfaces to work on, the best ways to build colour, and how to preserve your work.

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Lino Printing with a twist of Gelli Print with Emma Taylor

Lino Printing with a twist of Gelli Print with Emma Taylor

Friday 30th July | 10:00am - 2:00pm

This workshop is aimed at anyone who would like to explore lino printing techniques for the first time or extend previous knowledge into varied colour. We will be using the gardens as inspiration looking at the beautiful flowers and foliage to design simple motifs.

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Yoga Workshop with Eva

Yoga Workshop with Eva

Saturday 31st July | 9:30am - 1:00pm

Mini retreat to reduce stress and Boost the Immunity with Yoga, Breathing techniques and Meditation In a stunning prairie in the heart of Sussex – Sussex Prairie Garden Come and join Eva for a half day of Yoga, breathing techniques, Yoga postures (asanas) and meditation to help bring your body, mind and breath back to harmony. This nurturing session will bring tranquillity to the mind and help your body to release holdings and tensions while it can powerfully boost your immune system.

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The Healing Power of Nature -Writing for Wellbeing Workshop with Ann O’Keife

The Healing Power of Nature -Writing for Wellbeing Workshop with Ann O’Keife

Saturday 31st July | 10:00am - 2:00pm

Come and experience an inspirational Writing for Wellbeing workshop, to delight all your senses at Sussex Prairies Garden. Enjoy easy and fun writing exercises to stimulate your imagination, encourage flow writing and bring peace and healing.

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August 2021

Bullet Journalling with Sarah Cole

Bullet Journalling with Sarah Cole

Sunday 1st August | 9:00am - 2:00pm

You have heard about Bullet Journals – a system that combines your diary, planner, ‘to do’ list with a twist of creative flair? You like pen to paper ‘to do’ lists, stationary, planning, setting goals and beautiful pens. You love the idea of getting organised, decluttering your mind, but are not sure how to get started?

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Singalong with Blockbusters from the Movies

Singalong with Blockbusters from the Movies

Sunday 1st August | 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Grab the wine and popcorn and sing along at this fab night of classic songs from the movies! come into the garden at 530pm for picnics , event starts at 7pm

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Planting a Prairie Garden – Large or Small with Juliet Sargeant

Planting a Prairie Garden – Large or Small with Juliet Sargeant

Wednesday 4th August | 9:00am - 2:30pm

There is no better place to see and enjoy grasses and perennial planting, than Sussex Prairie Gardens. In this fully illustrated planting design day, you will learn how to create the atmosphere of a prairie garden, even if your plot is small. Join Juliet Sargeant, Chelsea Gold Medallist and Gardeners World/Gardener's Question Time contributor for a fully illustrated workshop and an inspirational day out.

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Inspired to Stitch with Amanda Duke

Inspired to Stitch with Amanda Duke

Thursday 5th August | 9:30am - 2:00pm

Thurs 5th and Sat 7th August OR Wed 8th and Thurs 9th September INSPIRED TO STITCH This 2-day course includes all fabrics and threads required. Join me for 2 days to learn about fabric and hand stitch techniques in a relaxed yet productive environment. Free and experimental approaches to stitching will be supported by some traditional skills.

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Bazaar – Indian Summer Market

Bazaar – Indian Summer Market

Friday 6th August - Saturday 4th September | 12:00am - 5:00pm

An event spread out 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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Inspired to Stitch with Amanda Duke

Inspired to Stitch with Amanda Duke

Saturday 7th August | 9:30am - 2:00pm

Thurs 5th and Sat 7th August OR Wed 8th and Thurs 9th September INSPIRED TO STITCH This 2-day course includes all fabrics and threads required. Explore hand stitching in confidence building and therapeutic ways Join me for 2 days to learn about fabric and hand stitch techniques in a relaxed yet productive environment.

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Indian Summer Bazaar – Come Craft with us – A sunset event

Indian Summer Bazaar – Come Craft with us – A sunset event

Saturday 14th August | 5:00pm - 9:00pm

‘Come Craft with Us’ With Block printing, Weaving, Collage, Christmas Crafts and more.  Come and have a go – learn a thing or two from our experts – leave with a bag of handmade treats!

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Bazaar Sunset Garden Party

Bazaar Sunset Garden Party

Saturday 21st August | 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Featuring 4 x 4 Kings of Bhangra  – A fantastic Punjabi Dance Group 

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Alfonso the Magnificent – Live Music on the Prairie

Alfonso the Magnificent – Live Music on the Prairie

Monday 30th August | 2:00pm - 5:00pm

We are delighted to welcome Alfonso the Magnificent to the garden to play live for us . Pay the garden admission fee and the band will be there for you to enjoy . Alfonso the Magnificent is an innovative and exciting group, mixing traditional genres of Jazz, Gypsy Jazz, Latin, Classical and Modern Folk to create a unique sound of their own.

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September 2021

Expressive Soft Pastels with Clare Buckle

Expressive Soft Pastels with Clare Buckle

Wednesday 1st September | 9:00am - 2:00pm

Join artist Clare Buckle and find your landscape joy in the inspiring environment of Sussex Prairie Garden. In this workshop we will explore soft pastels in an expressive way, working with spontaneous & creative mark making to establish impactful compositions & rich colour. You will learn how to apply the pastel, how to choose or create surfaces to work on, the best ways to build colour, and how to preserve your work.

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Unusual Plant & Garden Fair

Unusual Plant & Garden Fair

Sunday 5th September | 10:00am - 5:00pm

****** THIS EVENT IS A TICKETED EVENT ******* YOU WILL NEED TO BOOK A TICKET WITH A TIMED BOOKING SLOT TO VISIT THIS EVENT ***** It's the plant fair of the year . Expect amazing plant specialist nurseries to wow you with their plants and gardenalia , sculpture and plenty more to entice you. Delicious refreshments available to keep you going throughout the day !

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Inspired to Stitch with Amanda Duke

Inspired to Stitch with Amanda Duke

Wednesday 8th September | 9:30am - 2:00pm

Thurs 5th and Sat 7th August OR Wed 8th and Thurs 9th September INSPIRED TO STITCH This 2-day course includes all fabrics and threads required. Explore hand stitching in confidence building and therapeutic ways Join me for 2 days to learn about fabric and hand stitch techniques in a relaxed yet productive environment. Free and experimental approaches to stitching will be supported by some traditional skills.

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Inspired to Stitch with Amanda Duke

Inspired to Stitch with Amanda Duke

Thursday 9th September | 9:30am - 2:00pm

Thurs 5th and Sat 7th August OR Wed 8th and Thurs 9th September INSPIRED TO STITCH This 2-day course includes all fabrics and threads required. Explore hand stitching in confidence building and therapeutic ways Join me for 2 days to learn about fabric and hand stitch techniques in a relaxed yet productive environment. Free and experimental approaches to stitching will be supported by some traditional skills.

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Yoga with Josephine Ball

Yoga with Josephine Ball

Thursday 9th September | 10:00am - 12:00pm

Take a little time for yourself and join me for a relaxing yoga practice in the stunning Sussex Prairie Gardens

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Sketchbook Skills with Emma Taylor

Sketchbook Skills with Emma Taylor

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

Working in a sketchbook is a great place to experiment and try new approaches to art without the pressure of creating a masterpiece. It can be daunting starting a sketchbook but I will show you how to get started and how to gain confidence to develop your own style. We will be exploring varied media and create pages of backgrounds in a sketchbook which will follow your own theme or point of interest.

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A Garden Textile Sketchbook with Anne Kelly

A Garden Sketchbook by Anne Kelly

A Garden Textile Sketchbook with Anne Kelly

Saturday 11th September | 9:00am - 2:00pm

*****THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULLY BOOKED *****Using plant and garden themed fabrics and papers, we will be designing a cover for a small sketchbook that can then be used to sketch in or as a gift for a gardener/artist.

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Two Day Watercolour workshop with Emily Jolley

Two Day Watercolour workshop with Emily Jolley

Thursday 16th September - Friday 17th September | 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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Willow Craft Workshop with Hedges & Hurdles

Willow Craft Workshop with Hedges & Hurdles

Thursday 16th September | 10:00am - 12:30pm

Join Lorraine for an afternoon in our outdoor Willow Craft Workshop and make a selection of crafts to take away! 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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Willow Dragonfly with Hedges and Hurdles

Willow Dragonfly with Hedges and Hurdles

Thursday 16th September | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Join Lorraine from Hedges and Hurdles and weave your own Willow Dragonfly at this beautiful location of Sussex Prairie Gardens!

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Beautiful & Useful Fair

Hannah Bould ceramics

Beautiful & Useful Fair

Saturday 18th September | 10:00am - 5:00pm

****** THIS EVENT IS A TICKETED EVENT ******* YOU WILL NEED TO BOOK A TICKET WITH A TIMED BOOKING SLOT TO VISIT THIS EVENT ***** See and buy from some of Britain’s best designer-makers at this carefully curated boutique fair. Work on offer includes an exciting, inspiring mix of ceramics, wood, textiles, metalwork and more. Delicious refreshments will also be available.

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Beautiful & Useful Fair

Hannah Bould ceramics

Beautiful & Useful Fair

Sunday 19th September | 10:00am - 5:00pm

****** THIS EVENT IS A TICKETED EVENT ******* YOU WILL NEED TO BOOK A TICKET WITH A TIMED BOOKING SLOT TO VISIT THIS EVENT ***** See and buy from some of Britain’s best designer-makers at this carefully curated boutique fair. Work on offer includes an exciting, inspiring mix of ceramics, wood, textiles, metalwork and more. Delicious refreshments will also be available.

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Gelli-Printing & Watercolour Collage with Seana Mallen

Gelli-Printing & Watercolour Collage with Seana Mallen

Wednesday 22nd September - Thursday 23rd September | 10:00am - 2:00pm

Gelli-Printing & Watercolour Collage An Exuberant Mixed-Media Celebration of the Prairie Gardens for artists of all abilities

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‘Herbylicious Potions and Meditative Moments’ with Nailini

‘Herbylicious Potions and Meditative Moments’ with Nailini

Friday 24th September | 10:30am - 1:30pm

Heading towards the Autumn Equinox and days are drawing in – time to boost our immune system and get mixing!  Natural herbal remedies in the mix now to beat the winter blues, and to keep us happy and healthy! 

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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

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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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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