Courses and Events

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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

Short Courses

Short Course brochure May - October 2014

New Short Course Brochure Flip Book
May - October 2014

Availability list for courses to April 2014

Download the previous brochure.
November 2013 - April 2014

For more information about Short Courses, please call 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. Learn from an expert tutor and have time out to explore a new artistic practice.

Click here to view our textile courses and details of bursaries.

Gardens and Events

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2014 Events

Easter Egg Hunt in Gardens
16 - 20 April
(£1 per child
inc Chocolate Egg)

Design and Craft Fair - featuring MADE
20 - 22 June
Book Now

Chilli Fiesta
8 - 10 August
Book Now

House Opening
6 - 7 September

Grow! Cook! Eat!
4 - 5 October

Half Term Halloween Activities
27 - 31 October

Pergola Open Air Theatre

More information coming soon.

Full-time Courses

Prospectus Flipbook

Full Time Study at West Dean College Video

Bursaries and study opportunities still available for September 2014, please click here.