Events Diary

Date

June 17th - June 25th


Location

All Garden Centres

Rabbit Awareness Week

Location : All Garden Centres Rabbit Awareness Week 17th – 25th June Tates Garden Centres are taking part in this years Rabbit Awareness Week. This years campaign is ‘Hop to Hay’, focusing on the amount of hay a rabbit needs in its diet, something that is quite often overlooked. To celebrate we are offering a FREE 1kg […]

Date

June 24th - June 25th


Location

Paradise Park

Peacehaven Open Gardens

Location: Paradise Park Peacehaven Open Gardens Proudly sponsored by Paradise Park Come and view the beautiful gardens on display in Peacehaven Money raised will be donated to St Wilfred’s Hospice ‘For further details on the event email alisonstanding@sky.com or vist www.peacehavenhorticultural.co.uk

July - 2017

Date

July 1st - July 23rd


Location

South Downs Heritage Centre

Date

July 5th


Location

Paradise Park

Date

July 7th


Location

Paradise Park

Plumpton Wine Tasting

Location : Paradise Park A fantastic opportunity to taste probably some of the best English Wines in the South East. Learn about the process of wine making and in particular the art of creating bubbly! Friday 7th & 14th July 11am – 3pm

Date

July 14th


Location

Paradise Park

Plumpton Wine Tasting

Location : Paradise Park A fantastic opportunity to taste probably some of the best English Wines in the South East. Learn about the process of wine making and in particular the art of creating bubbly! Friday 7th & 14th July 11am – 3pm

Date

July 21st - July 23rd


Location

South Downs Heritage Centre

Keep It Local Craft Show

Location: South Downs Heritage Centre Friday 21st July until Sunday 23rd July 10:00am – 4:30pm. Exquisite gifts and treats ALL handmade in South East England by the artists. These shows form part of a series of Keep It Local craft events being held in Kent, Sussex & Surrey. Please direct all enquiries to the Keep It […]

Date

July 22nd - July 23rd


Location

Paradise Park

Plant Pest Weekend

Location: Paradise Park Advice from our resident Plant Doctor, Mr. David Fitton, M.B.E. with an identification display and alternatives in control.

Date

July 22nd


Location

South Downs Heritage Centre

Meet the Food Producers

Meet a number of our food partners at the Sussex Food Hall, try some tasty products and enjoy special discounts and offers, exclusively for visitors to the Food Hall.

Date

July 28th


Location

Paradise Park

RSPB

Location : Paradise Park Fun and informative display/activity stand that will be manned by local volunteers answering any of your questions.  

Date

July 29th


Location

Paradise Park

Lesley Harvey Drawing Workshop

Location : Paradise Park Come along to the free Drawing Workshop with artist Lesley Harvey! 29th July in the Coffee Shop at Paradise Park. 11:00am – 1:00pm.

Date

July 29th


Location

Paradise Park

Date

July 29th


Location

South Downs Nurseries

SEAMS Vintage Steam

Location : South Downs Nurseries This year’s annual Seams Engine display will be held at South Downs Nurseries. Members of the public can see Steam engines and talk to enthusiastic owners.

August - 2017

Date

August 3rd - August 28th


Location

South Downs Heritage Centre

Date

August 4th


Location

Paradise Park

RSPB

Location : Paradise Park Fun and informative display/activity stand that will be manned by local volunteers answering any of your questions.

Date

August 11th - August 12th


Location

Paradise Park

RSPB

Location : Paradise Park Fun and informative display/activity stand that will be manned by local volunteers answering any of your questions.

Date

August 12th - August 13th


Location

Paradise Park

Watch Your Back! Skin Health Event

Location: Paradise Park Watch Your Back! Skin Health Event Members of the Watch Your Back! campaign will be on hand at Paradise Park from the 12th to the 13th August to give advice on sun protection and prevention in the garden. 10:00am – 4:00pm.

Date

August 14th - August 16th


Location

Paradise Park

Dogs Trust ‘Sponsor a Dog’

Location : Paradise Park The Dogs Trust will be at Paradise Park from 14th – 16th August raising awareness for their charity and ‘Sponsor a Dog’ campaign.

Date

August 18th


Location

Paradise Park

RSPB

Location : Paradise Park Fun and informative display/activity stand that will be manned by local volunteers answering any of your questions.

Date

August 21st - August 23rd


Location

South Downs Heritage Centre

Keep It Local Craft Show

Location: South Downs Heritage Centre Friday 21st July until Sunday 23rd July 10:00am – 4:30pm. Exquisite gifts and treats ALL handmade in South East England by the artists. These shows form part of a series of Keep It Local craft events being held in Kent, Sussex & Surrey. Please direct all enquiries to the Keep It […]

Date

August 25th


Location

Paradise Park

RSPB

Location : Paradise Park Fun and informative display/activity stand that will be manned by local volunteers answering any of your questions.

Date

August 26th


Location

Paradise Park

Lesley Harvey Drawing Workshop

Location : Paradise Park Come along to the free Drawing Workshop with artist Lesley Harvey! 26th August in the Coffee Shop at Paradise Park. 11:00am – 1:00pm.

Date

August 26th


Location

Paradise Park

September - 2017

Date

September 1st


Location

Paradise Park

RSPB

Location : Paradise Park Fun and informative display/activity stand that will be manned by local volunteers answering any of your questions.

Date

September 2nd


Location

Paradise Park

Better Lawn Weekend

Location : Paradise Park A closer look at the green carpet (or football pitch!), with expert advice and remedies from our own plant doctor, Mr. David Fitton, MBE. 10:00 – 5:00pm.

Date

September 6th


Location

Paradise Park

Timely Talk ‘Run For Cover’

Location: Paradise Park. Exploring interesting choices of shrubs and perennials for ground cover. Free tea and coffee plus a plant offer. Free entry. All welcome! 11:00am.

Date

September 9th - September 10th


Location

Paradise Park

Owls ‘Out & About’

Location: Paradise Park Owls ‘Out & About’ will be at Paradise Park on 9th & 10th of September. Come and experience the magic of getting up close to our feathered friends. 10:00am – 4:00pm

Date

September 9th


Location

Paradise Park

Lacemaking Demonstration

Location : Paradise Park Meridian Lacemakers will be holding a demonstration of bobbin Lacemaking at Paradise Park, Newhaven on Saturday 9th September between 10am and 4pm as part of National Lacemaking day This group of enthusiastic lacemakers set up the Seven Sisters Lace Group at the Hillcrest Centre initially. This proved not be a big […]

Date

September 17th


Location

Paradise Park

Date

September 17th


Location

Paradise Park

Date

September 30th


Location

Paradise Park

Lesley Harvey Drawing Workshop

Location : Paradise Park Come along to the free Drawing Workshop with artist Lesley Harvey! 30th September in the Coffee Shop at Paradise Park. 11:00am – 1:00pm.

Date

September 30th


Location

Paradise Park

Date

September 30th


Location

South Downs Nurseries

SERV Sussex

Location: South Downs Nurseries SERV Sussex is a UK registered charity (Charity number 284455) that provides night time transportation of blood, blood products and other urgent medical items for NHS Hospitals across Sussex. They are at South Downs Nurseries between 11-3 on 30th September 2017.

October - 2017

Date

October 4th


Location

Paradise Park

Date

October 6th - October 8th


Location

South Downs Heritage Centre

Keep It Local Craft Show

Location : South Downs Heritage Centre. Friday 6th October until Sunday 8th October 10:00am – 4:30pm. Exquisite gifts and treats ALL handmade in South East England by the artists. These shows form part of a series of Keep It Local craft events being held in Kent, Sussex & Surrey.

Date

October 6th


Location

All Garden Centres

Charity Coffee Morning

Location : All Garden Centres 9:00am – 1:00pm With all profits from hot drink sales going to our chosen local hospices, this is a great way to support a really important good cause. Hospice representatives and other fun and games will also be at our coffee shops.

Date

October 7th


Location

South Downs Heritage Centre

Date

October 21st


Location

South Downs Nurseries

Owls ‘Out & About’

Location: South Downs Nurseries Owls ‘Out & About’ will be at South Downs Nuseries on the 21st October. Come and experience the magic of getting up close to our feathered friends. 10:00am – 4:00pm

Date

October 28th


Location

Paradise Park

Lesley Harvey Drawing Workshop

Location : Paradise Park Come along to the free Drawing Workshop with artist Lesley Harvey! 28th October in the Coffee Shop at Paradise Park. 11:00am – 1:00pm.

Date

October 28th


Location

Paradise Park

November - 2017

Date

November 8th


Location

Paradise Park

Date

November 25th


Location

Paradise Park

Lesley Harvey Drawing Workshop

Location : Paradise Park Come along to the free Drawing Workshop with artist Lesley Harvey! 25th November in the Coffee Shop at Paradise Park. 11:00am – 1:00pm.

Date

November 25th


Location

Paradise Park

December - 2017

Date

December 6th


Location

Paradise Park

Date

December 8th - December 10th


Location

South Downs Heritage Centre

Keep It Local Craft Show

Location : South Downs Heritage Centre Friday 8th December until Sunday 10th December 10:00am – 4:30pm Exquisite gifts and treats ALL handmade in South East England by the artists. These shows form part of a series of Keep It Local craft events being held in Kent, Sussex & Surrey.

Date

December 9th - December 10th


Location

South Downs Heritage Centre

Christmas Food Market

Location: South Downs Heritage Centre Meet the Food Producers at our Christmas Food Market on Saturday 9th and 10th December from 10:00am – 4:00pm with free food tastings.

Date

December 30th


Location

Paradise Park

Lesley Harvey Drawing Workshop

Location : Paradise Park Come along to the free Drawing Workshop with artist Lesley Harvey! 30th December in the Coffee Shop at Paradise Park. 11:00am – 1:00pm.

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