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2014 Events

West Dean Design and Craft Fair - featuring MADE
20 - 22 June
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Chilli Fiesta

8 - 10 August
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House Opening
6 - 7 September

Grow! Cook! Eat
4 -5 October

Half Term Halloween Activities
27 - 31 October

Pergola Open Air Theatre

Each year for a fortnight, the grounds of the 300 foot-long Edwardian Pergola are transformed into an enchanting outdoor theatre.

More information coming soon.



Gardening Short Courses and Lectures

Check out our extensive range of gardening short courses and Lectures.

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The Pleasure Principle - Gardening with Edward James. A talk by Ivan Hicks.
13 June - 8pm
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Gardens, Shop and Restaurant

Enjoy an inspriational day out visiting West Dean Gardens. A rare oasis of beauty and tranquillity in the heart of the South Downs.

Gardens Shop
Treat yourself in the Gardens Shop. Gifts and plants to take home.

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Gardens Restaurant
Visit the Gardens Restaurant and try our brand NEW Lunch Menu – available between 12.00 noon and 3.00pm.

Homemade Cakes, Pastries, Cream Teas and Afternoon Teas available all day.

Please click here for admission costs.

Please call to make an appointment for groups and coaches of 15+ people. Supplementary charge for events. Tel: 01243 818210

RHS Members
RHS members FREE (except May - Sept). This offer applies to the main member and excludes events.