Sussex Prairies is now closed. We shall open again on Wednesday 2nd June 2021. Then we shall be open five days a week - closed Mondays and Tuesdays. You are welcome to bring picnics. Dogs also welcome. No need to Book.

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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

Design your own small garden with Juliet Sargeant

Design your own small garden with Juliet Sargeant

Wednesday 2nd June | 9:00am - 2:30pm

Design Your Own Small Garden Save money & be inspired to create your own garden design. A 2-day step-by-step course to take you through the whole process of designing your own garden. Places are limited to a small group. Join Juliet Sargeant, Chelsea Gold Medallist and Gardeners World/Gardener's Question Time contributor for a fully illustrated workshop, at the fabulous Sussex Prairie Gardens.

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Summer Plant Fair – with the Plant Fair Roadshow

Summer Plant Fair – with the Plant Fair Roadshow

Sunday 6th June | 11:00am - 5:00pm

****** THIS EVENT IS A TICKETED EVENT ******* YOU WILL NEED TO BOOK A TICKET WITH A TIMED BOOKING SLOT TO VISIT THIS EVENT ***** Exciting specialist plant fair on the prairie with an engaging and exciting group of specialist plant nurseries bringing their plants and expertise for your delight. Tasty refreshments available all day !

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Design your own small Garden with Juliet Sargeant

Design your own small Garden with Juliet Sargeant

Wednesday 9th June | 9:00am - 2:30pm

Design Your Own Small Garden Save money & be inspired to create your own garden design. A 2-day step-by-step course to take you through the whole process of designing your own garden. Places are limited to a small group. Join Juliet Sargeant, Chelsea Gold Medallist and Gardeners World/Gardener's Question Time contributor for a fully illustrated workshop, at the fabulous Sussex Prairie Gardens.

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Making a Garden Textile Folding Book with Anne Kelly

Garden Folding Textile Book by Anne Kelly

Making a Garden Textile Folding Book with Anne Kelly

Saturday 12th June | 9:00am - 2:00pm

Using elements from the inspirational plants and planting at Sussex Prairies, we will be making a small folding paper and textile folding book using a simple lamination and stitching techniques.

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Bullet Journalling with Sarah Cole

Bullet Journalling with Sarah Cole

Sunday 13th June | 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? This workshop is an introduction to Bullet Journaling and will demonstrate that it is a fun and joyous way to create your own personalised diary/planner.

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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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July 2021

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.

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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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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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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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September 2021

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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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

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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October 2021

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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