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July News from Made & Making

28th June 2016

Did you take part in our first ever craft swap? We had a great response to our challenge to make a pin cushion or needle case for a swap partner...

Food Hall Flavours presents Spanish Passion

22nd June 2016

Food Hall Flavours presents Spanish Passion at the South Downs Heritage Centre

Thirteen local photographers to exhibit at the South Downs Heritage Centre

15th June 2016

A group photography exhibition by artists working with a range of different photographic processes is to take place in July at the South Downs Heritage Centre in Hassocks.

Blooming marvellous British Flowers Week for Hassocks florist

13th June 2016

British Flowers Week, 13-19 June 2016.

Featured News

New Scottish Clothing Concession

18th September 2020

With the cooler weather drawing ever closer, we have a brand new cosy clothing range at the South Downs Heritage Centre.

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: 9am - 5:30pm
Sunday: 10am - 4:30pm

The Barn Coffee Shop & Restaurant Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday: Outdoor dining only from 9am
Sunday: Only dining only from 9am

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The Budding Foundation Treat Local Young Carers

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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