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Visual Arts


West Dean Gardens Blog

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Latest News


Chiili 2014 for web

The UK's original CHILLI Festival

‘a good way for the summer to go out in a blaze’ a family-friendly music festival, with partying into the night’, The Sunday Times

Chillies, live music, food, stalls, bars, camping and glamping.

Book now to get the Early Bird price until 31st July

House Opening 6 - 7 September

Grow! Cook! Eat!
4 - 5 October

Short Courses


NEW! Short Course Flip Book November 2014 - April 2015

Short Course Flip Book Brochure May - October 2014

Short Courses with last minute availability click here

Short Courses: 0844 4994408

Textiles Bursaries
Calling all Art Undergrads!

Bursary places available on textile short courses, thanks to a donor!

Free places on textile short courses are on offer for undergraduates or recent graduates.

View textiles and bursaries here

Full-time Courses


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