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Sappho_and_Erinna_in_a_Garden_at_Mytilene_186405 Apr - 01 Oct

Queer British Art 1861-1967 at the TATE

Featuring works from 1861–1967 relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer (LGBTQ) identities, the show More

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Conversatoions With Cows - Exhibition by Julian Le Bas - image of a painting15 Jul - 29 Oct

Conversation with Cows : Julian Le Bas

Born in 1958, Julian Le Bas is a Sussex based artist. He studied at Herts College More

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Charleston Young Bohemians Workshop25 JulFamily

Young Bohemians workshop : Ceramics

Suitable for ages 12-16 A hands-on ceramics workshop for teenagers, inspired by the Charleston Garden.  Work More

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Festival Of The Garden - Charleston 201728 Jul - 29 Jul

Festival Of The Garden: A Culture Of Place

What makes a place? Charleston is the perfect setting for a series of talks addressing this question. Curated by Tom Stuart-Smith

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Charlie Burrell28 Jul

Wild Lands with Charlie Burrell

Charlie Burrell, owner of the Knepp Castle Estate, talks about realising the ambitious vision of transforming More

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28 JulFree

Hedgelaying and the South Downs

A talk from Frank Wright  about the traditional craft of hedgelaying, focussing on the ‘South of More

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Photo of Kim Wilkie28 Jul

Landscape & Emotion with architect Kim Wilkie

Kim Wilkie is one of the most interesting figures working in the field of landscape architecture, More

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Charleston Garden (Fewster)28 JulFree

Conservation with Flint

David will talk about his love of working with flint, how he used his expertise and More

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Reviving the Past28 Jul

Reviving the Past, Gardens as Living History with John Watkins

John Watkins is Head of Gardens and Landscape at English Heritage, and so has been involved More

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28 Jul

The Culture of Gardening with Tom Stuart-Smith

How does the culture of a country influence its gardens and gardeners? Why do we garden More

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Rachel Warne29 Jul

Faded Glories with photographer Rachel Warne

Rachel Warne is an award winning photographer who has photographed some of the most magnificent historical More

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Fergus Garrett29 Jul

The Magic of Dixter with Fergus Garrett

The extraordinary garden at Greater Dixter is certainly much loved, a place of pilgrimage for garden More

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Charleston Garden (Fewster)29 JulFree

Beekeeping for Beginners

An introduction to Beekeeping including the behaviour of honeybees, bee products, planting for bees and homes More

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Tom Coward29 Jul

Gravetye Manor, The Development of an Historic Garden

The Gardens at Gravetye Manor were first established by the Victorian Gardener William Robinson. In his More

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Charleston Garden (Fewster)29 JulFree

Timber Building Conservation

A talk and demonstration on the history of timber framing and how it relates to the More

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Alys Fowler29 Jul

Hidden Nature with Alys Fowler

Leaving her garden to the mercy of the slugs, the Guardian’s award-winning writer Alys Fowler set More

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29 Jul

The Garden at Charleston with Peter Owen-Jones

Tom Stuart-Smith, Dr Darren Clarke, Peter Owen-Jones and Mark Divall discuss the Garden at Charleston and More

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Garden at Charleston29 Jul

Poetry in the Walled Garden

Gardens have always held an important place in the poetic imagination.  From the Garden of Eden, More

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30 Jul

A Gay Outing at Charleston

A Gay Outing is our annual celebration of our queer heritage. Taking place in a beautiful More

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Berwick Church interior05 AugSold out

Four Quartets in Berwick Church

A beautiful and revelatory telling of T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets in the stunning surroundings of Berwick Church by More

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Charleston Art Activities Fewster06 AugFree

Art Activities for Children

Free Family Art Activities – First Sunday of every month Bringing the artistic tradition of Charleston More

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Charleston Art Activities Fewster06 AugFree

Art Activities for Children

Free Family Art Activities – First Sunday of every month Bringing the artistic tradition of Charleston More

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Oil Painting masterclass14 AugSold out

Painting in the Garden : masterclass

Vanessa Bell described the garden at Charleston as “a dithering blaze of flowers and butterflies…” Designed More

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stained glass workshop21 Aug

Stained Glass workshop

Handcraft a beautiful, leaded stained glass window panel with tutor David Lilly. Learn the traditional techniques More

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