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South Downs Heritage Centre

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

4th January 2018

A live BBC radio broadcast of gardening show ‘Dig It’ from the South Downs Heritage Centre has been announced! 

Join Jim Buttress, RHS Judge and Judge on BBC TV 'The Great Allotment Challenge', along with Presenter Joe Talbot and the Dig It team from BBC Sussex, for a Q&A on all things gardening. The team will be here from 9am-12noon on Sunday 29th April.

If you have a gardening question for the team, or would like to be part of the live studio audience on the morning, please email

Audience places are split into 1-hour slots of 9:00-10:00, 10:00-11:00, and 11:00 to 12:00. When requesting a place in the audience, please let us know which time slot you would prefer.


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