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Short Courses


Short Course Flip Book November 2014 - April 2015

Short Courses with last minute AVAILABILITY click here

Short Course enquiries
0844 4994408

Summer School and Guitar Festival 2015 bookable by phone only during the Christmas period.

Find out more about the Summer School
Find out more about the Guitar Festival


Christmastime 3 at West Dean cropped LN

Visit Father Christmas
in West Dean Gardens
All slots sold out


Design and Craft Fair 2015
Registration is now open for exhibitors.
Complete the online form.
Manual form click here

Gardens News

Glasshouse Appeal LN

Urgent Glasshouse Appeal
For further information or to DONATE click here

Full-time Study

Prospectus 2015 latest news

Prospectus 2015 - 2016

NEW Visual Arts Scholarship in Tapestry and Textile Art for the academic year 2015/16, courtesy of a funder. The scholarship will cover the full tuition fees for one year of study. For further details about how to apply for the Visual Arts Tapestry and Textile Art Scholarship contact

Open Day
Diploma, MA & MFA
Conservation and Creative Arts
Saturday 7 February 2015

or call 01243 818291 to register your interest

Click here to find out more

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