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South Downs Heritage Centre

Exhibitions & Events

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, The South Downs Heritage Centre will be taking part in Brighton and Hove’s Artists Open Houses event.

The CUBE Gallery will play host to seven guest...

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...

Juliet Sargeant Tasty Garden Talk

31st May 2018 - 31st May 2018

Tasty Garden Talks 

Renowned Chelsea Gold Medal winning garden designer, TV presenter and judge of Ch4’s Village of the Year, Juliet Sargeant, delivers an easy way to learn more about your...

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,...

Meet The Food Producers

14th July 2018 - 14th July 2018

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.


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

Latest News

Museum of Gardening's March Mystery Tool Winner

The Museum of Gardening's Mystery Tool Winner for March was Roz, who was drawn from only 2 correct entries out of 120 last month! Here she is collecting her prize (the vouchers, not the Fern Trowel!) from museum curator Clive.... continue reading »

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Our Partners

Tates Of Sussex

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