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South Downs Heritage Centre

Exhibitions & Events

Zed Zdravko Talijan - An Art Exhibition

10th February 2018 - 4th March 2018

Zed Zdravko Talijan – An art Exhibition
Passion & Waves - where abstract and reality meet

Born 1961 and raised in former Yugoslavia Zed completed his studies in Political Sciences at the...

Vintage Horticultural and Garden Machinery Club at the Heritage Centre

4th March 2018 - 4th March 2018

A unique display of Vintage Horticultural and Garden Machinery will be on show at the entrance to the South Downs Heritage Centre and Museum of Gardening. Supplied by members of the...

BBC Dig It Q&A Live Broadcast from the Heritage Centre

29th April 2018 - 29th April 2018


A live BBC radio broadcast of gardening show ‘Dig It’ from the South Downs Heritage Centre. Join Jim Buttress, RHS Judge and Judge on BBC TV 'The Great Allotment Challenge',...

Artist's Open Houses

5th May 2018 - 27th May 2018

For the third year running, artists will be invited to take part in Brighton and Hove's Artists Open Houses event. 

2018's AOH runs from the 5-27 May. If you are an...

Ditchling Morris at the Heritage Centre

6th May 2018 - 6th May 2018

Celebrate May Day with us and Ditchling Morris, outside the Heritage Centre on Sunday 6th May. We will be treated to dancing sessions from 2:30pm. They will also be collecting...

Keep it Local Craft Show

13th July 2018 - 15th July 2018

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,...

Featured Events

Zed Zdravko Talijan - An Art Exhibition

Zed Zdravko Talijan – An art Exhibition
Passion & Waves - where abstract and reality meet

Born 1961 and raised in former...

Vintage Horticultural and Garden Machinery Club at the Heritage Centre

A unique display of Vintage Horticultural and Garden Machinery will be on show at the entrance to the South Downs Heritage...

Heritage Centre Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday: 9:00 - 17:30
Sunday: 10:30 - 16:30 (Browsing from 10:00) 

The Barn Coffee Shop & Restaurant Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday: 9:00 - 17:30
Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

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Tates Of Sussex

The South Downs Heritage Centre is located at South Downs Nurseries, part of the Tates of Sussex Garden Centre Group