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South Downs Heritage Centre

Latest News

Mind Baffling Magician Announced for Grand Opening

22nd April 2016

Justin Price, a member of the respected London Society of Magicians, will be performing his mind baffling magic on both Saturday and Sunday during the grand opening of the South...

Artist Carrie Britton Exhibiting in May

20th April 2016

Artist Carrie Britton will be exhibiting at the South Downs Heritage Centre.

Heritage Centre Grand Opening Date Announced!

19th April 2016

The Heritage Centre will host a grand opening on the weekend of 30-31 July 2016.

Brand New Venue for Brighton & Hove’s Artists Open Houses 2016

15th April 2016

The new South Downs Heritage Centre at South Downs Nurseries in Hassocks will take part in Brighton & Hove’s Artists Open Houses in 2016, for the first time. The stunning...

Sussex Heritage Potters return to the South Downs Heritage Centre in May

15th April 2016

Visit the Sussex Heritage Potters and find out more about their craft and their work from 30 April-2 May and 28-30 May 2016.

Featured News

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...

BBC Radio Sussex live broadcast from the Heritage Centre

30th April 2017

The Edwin Budding Gallery at the South Downs Heritage Centre hosted BBC Radio Sussex for their first live outside broadcast of their ‘Dig It’ gardening programme on Sunday 30 April....

Volunteers Needed at The Budding Foundation Museum of Gardening

2nd February 2017

The Budding Foundation are looking for volunteers

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

Juliet Sargeant talk raises £800 for local hospice

A fundraising evening held at South Downs Nurseries has raised £800 for a local hospice.... 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