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West Dean Students' Blogs

To view the exciting projects and latest news from our full-time students please view and sign up to the following blogs

Visual Arts


West Dean Gardens Blog

You can read, comment and follow the blog from our gardeners by clicking below.


Latest News



Grow! Cook! Eat!
4 - 5 October 2014
10.30am - 5pm

for Early Bird Prices

Experience the best of the British harvest in the award-winning gardens with cooking and gardening theatres, children's activities, stalls and live folk music.

Halloween event at West Dean

Halloween Activities 27 - 31 October 2014 10am - 5pm

Bring the children for some spooky half term fun in West Dean Gardens.

Short Courses


NEW! Short Course Flip Book November 2014 - April 2015

Short Course Flip Book
May - October 2014

Short Courses with last minute AVAILABILITY click here.

For short course inquiries 0844 4994408

Calling all Art Undergrads!

Textiles Bursaries

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

View Textiles and Bursaries here.

Full-time Programmes

Apply for September 2014. For more information about full-time study
+44 (0) 1243 818291

Student Open Day,
Saturday 8th November,
Conservation and Creative Arts
For more information
+44 (0) 1243 818291