Browse and buy from over 100 innovative makers and artists under
cover in marquees and workshops at the third annual Design and
3 - 5 June (10am – 5pm, last entry 4.30pm)
25 Years of Glorious Gardening - photographic exhibition
This year marks 25 years since head gardeners, husband and wife, Jim Buckland and Sarah Wain, began the transformation of West Dean into award-winning gardens, in the wake of the Great Storms of 1987.
New Theatre Productions at West Dean Gardens (to mark Shakespeare 400) present:
A Midsummer Night's Dream directed by Richard
The Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold directed by John Hyatt
One-site: West Dean Summer Show 2016 will showcase the work of
seventeen students graduating from the full-time Visual Arts
programmes at West Dean College, including Graduate and
Postgraduate Diplomas and MFA degrees. Exhibiting students will
present work developed over a year of intensive study, providing
visitors with the opportunity to view original pieces from a group
of newly emerging artists.
Location: Edward James Studios, West Dean College
Preview: Friday 1 July, 5-8pm (The Gardens Restaurant will be open until 7.15pm).
Open: Saturday 2 July - Friday 8 July, 10am-5pm
Be part of the Masterclass and watch The Chilingirian Quartet coaching through new works.
The Showcase Concert gives the students the valuable opportunity to perform in public the pieces which they have studied in depth with The Chilingirian Quartet during the course.
The Showcase Concert gives the students the valuable opportunity
to perform in public the pieces which they have studied in depth
with The Chilingirian Quartet during the course.
The UK's biggest chilli festival returns. Join the party and
dance to live Latin music, watch cookery and gardening
demonstrations and taste delicious chilli foods 'til your tongue
sizzles. Make the most of the family-friendly festival atmosphere
and camp onsite with great facilities.
Book early bird Chilli Fiesta tickets online now (early bird saves you 20%)
Ben Verdery has released more than 15 albums, his most recent being Happy Here with William Coulter; and Branches, featuring works of Bach, Strauss, Jimi Hendrix, Mozart and the traditional Amazing Grace.
Born in Edinburgh in 1992 of Scottish and Japanese heritage, Sean studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and currently with the inspirational Paolo Pegoraro in Italy.
Guitar Season Ticket (entry to all four concerts and Open Day)
Please see the website for dates, venues and start times of each individual concert.
An "ambassador of the classical guitar" (CG magazine) and Latin
Grammy Award nominee. Internationally renowned recording artist and
Latin American music specialist.
With the rare beauty of her tone and her enchanting presence on stage, Irina Kulikova catches the hearts of audiences across the globe.
Recognised as one of Britain's leading chamber music groups, the Aquarelle Guitar Quartet is a dynamic and innovative ensemble known for its extraordinary ensemble in performance, expansive repertoire and ground breaking work in developing the guitar quartet medium.
A journey through Beethoven's piano sonatas.