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South Downs Heritage Centre

Artists & Makers

Alex Clark 


After receiving a degree with honours in the biology of plants and animals in 1996, Alex started producing artwork inspired by the natural surroundings of Weardale, County Durham, where she lived.

Her unique illustrations based on farm animals, family pets and other designs was instantly recognizable and soon became enormously sought after. 

Recently, she has teamed up with premium British brand Queens, based in the heart of the world famous potteries in Stoke on Trent, to launch her art on their china and textiles. 

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Alex Clark

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Alex Clark

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Alex Clark 


After receiving a degree with honours in the biology of plants and animals in 1996, Alex started producing artwork inspired by the natural surroundings of Weardale, County Durham, where she lived.

Her unique illustrations based on farm animals, family pets and other designs was instantly recognizable and soon became enormously sought after. 

Recently, she has teamed up with premium British brand Queens, based in the heart of the world famous potteries in Stoke on Trent, to launch her art on their china and textiles. 

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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