Informative & inspirational events, talks, courses & workshops

We offer an inspiring mix of workshops, talks and courses for all levels of experience and covering all aspects of garden-related subjects – horticultural, practical and creative, as well craft and art workshops…

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Designing a Small Garden – 2-day Workshop

Wednesday 19th January 2022 - Wednesday 26th January 2022

This workshop is for those of you with relatively small outdoor spaces, from tiny courtyards to gardens up to 20m x 14m, whether in the town or the country.

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Basketry for Beginners: 1-day Workshop

Tuesday 8th February 2022

Join our fun and informative introduction to weaving with willow, led by Sussex-based basket weaver Christiane Gunzi.

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Learning by Doing: 6-session practical course

Wednesday 9th February 2022 - Wednesday 16th March 2022

Working in our teaching garden, improve your knowledge and skills, and gain the confidence to plan, propagate, prune and much more.

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Who Dares Prunes!

Saturday 12th February 2022 - Friday 18th February 2022

Super knowledgeable and endlessly enthusiastic, rose expert Simon White of Peter Beales Nursery in Norfolk is leading this practical workshop on how to prune roses.

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Zoom Talk with Tom Brown, Head Gardener at West Dean Gardens

Wednesday 23rd February 2022

We are delighted to invite Tom Brown, Head Gardener at West Dean Gardens to the Garden House for a Zoom event, talking plants and gardens!

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Paint Your Own Lampshade: 1-day workshop

Tuesday 1st March 2022

We have invited artist Jane McCall of Bloomsbury Revisited to lead an exciting one-day workshop here at the Garden House.

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Painting the Spring Garden with Watercolours and Inks

Tuesday 8th March 2022

One-day painting workshop with Brighton-based artist Seana Mallen, for painters who have already scratched the surface of painting, it’s time to dig a little deeper!

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Creative Staking: Afternoon Workshop

Saturday 12th March 2022

Staking your plants takes practice and skill, and March is the perfect time of year to prepare support structures for your plants well before they put on a lot of growth and become unruly!

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National Garden Scheme (NGS) Open Weekend

Saturday 23rd April 2022 - Sunday 24th April 2022

Visit one of Brighton’s secret gardens - the unique Garden House has been opening for the NGS for over 10 years now. In the spring garden look out for displays of emerging bulbs and vegetables.

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Be Inspired by Colour: 1-day Workshop

Thursday 26th May 2022

Be inspired by ideas both new and traditional as you explore the use of colour in your garden and create eye-catching planting combinations.

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