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The Cheesemonger's Diary - World Cheese Awards 2016

22nd November 2016

On Wednesday 16th November the World Cheese Awards were held in San Sebastian, situated in the beautiful Basque Region of Northern Spain.

‘Valuation for a Donation’ event raises more than £700 for Children in Need

20th November 2016

Jonathan Pratt, a familiar face from TVs ‘Flog It’ and Bargain Hunt programmes was at the Heritage Centre in Hassocks on Friday 18th November raising money for Children in Need.

'Sew Relaxing' Weekend Sewing Retreat with Made & Making

17th November 2016

Made and Making are delighted to be organising their first 'Sew Relaxing' sewing retreat weekend in February 2017.

Resident Cheesemonger judges at World Cheese Awards

15th November 2016

Paul Heasman, jetted off to the European Capital of Culture, San Sebastián, in Spain this week to take up his usual spot as a leading judge at the prestigious World...

Shoreham artists exhibit at South Downs Heritage Centre

14th November 2016

Artists from the Shoreham Gallery were in residence in The Edwin Budding Gallery over the weekend, demonstrating and exhibiting their work to the public.

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

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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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Tates Of Sussex

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