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Late availability B&B accommodation for art lovers at West Dean College (25 August 2015)

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Apple Affair, celebrate the British Harvest at West Dean Gardens (13 August 2015)

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Chilli lovers flock to West Dean Gardens’ 20th Anniversary Chilli Fiesta (10 August 2015)

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Calling all writers, Short Courses at West Dean College (5 August 2015)

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Autumn and Winter Events

Apple Affair (3 & 4 October)

Half term Halloween Activities (26 - 31 October)

Father Christmas visits (12 to 13 & 19 to 20 December)


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"Thanks so much for everyone’s effort to make our filming possible... excellent organisation before and on the day... we all considered the West Dean shoot a high point of the series so far. It was particularly great to be able get the shoot done on time and not leave people standing around for too long." BBC Two Producer.

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