Events at West Dean Gardens

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  • The Oudolf Gardens at Hauser & Wirth Somerset

    Talk

    Join us for this evening lecture on Saturday 7 March in the Old Library, where accomplished plantsman Rory Dusoir and photographer Jason Ingram will talk about their latest collaboration, a beautiful book about the gardens of Hauser & Wirth, Durslade Farm in Somerset. 

    Date
    Saturday 7 March 2020, 6-8:30pm
    Location
    The Oak Hall, West Dean College of Arts and Conservation
    Price
    £36.00
  • Mother's Day

    Garden Event

    Make Mother's Day extra special with a visit to West Dean Gardens, Sunday 22 March. All mums will receive a free bunch of daffodils and voucher for a Gardens visit another time (*T&Cs apply).

    Date
    Sunday 22 March 2020, 9am - 5pm
    Location
    West Dean Gardens
    Price
    Free daffodils and return visit
  • Easter Trail and Craft Activities

    Garden Event

    Join us from 10-13 April to celebrate Easter at West Dean Gardens. Bring family and friends along and navigate one of our Easter trails, enjoy playing games on the North Lawn and try your hand at one of our family-friendly arts and crafts activities.

    Date
    10 - 13 April 2020
    Location
    West Dean Gardens
    Price
    £7.50
  • The cut flower patch

    Talk

    On Saturday 18 April, Georgie Newberry will be hosting a talk on all aspects of growing your own cut flowers, with a seed sowing workshop included. Book your place today.

    Date
    Saturday 18 April, 9.30am-3pm
    Location
    The Auditorium at the Edward James Studios, West Dean College of Arts and Conservation
    Price
    £90.00
  • Designing gardens for climate adaptation

    Talk

    On Sunday 26 April, Mark Laurence will be hosting a talk discussing how and why we must adapt our gardens and landscapes to respond to climate change. Book your place today.

    Date
    Sunday 26 April, 9:30am-3pm
    Location
    The Old Library, West Dean College of Arts and Conservation
    Price
    £85.00
  • Fine Art & Gardens Talk - Claire Ratinon

    Talk

    Join us for this evening talk on Monday 15 June in the Old Library as Claire Ratinon shares her journey as an organic food grower, and explores the idea of the Gardens and Estate at West Dean as an 'extension of the artist's studio'. West Dean Gardens' Head Gardener, Tom Brown, will be leading a Q&A after the talk.  

    Date
    Monday 15 June, 5:30-7pm
    Location
    The Old Library
    Price
    FREE
  • More events are added throughout the year – please check back soon. You can also sign up to one of our eNewsletters to stay informed.

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West Dean Gardens is part of a registered charity and its upkeep and care are only possible with the support of generous donors, friends and legacy gifts.

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