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Events and Activities

Mums Can Do

26 March 2017 to 26 March 2017

A special day of hands on activities including crafts for children. With crafts, pottery and train driving experiences (subject to availability) for the Mums. With our steam trains running this day, and birds of prey displays from Hawking About, there will be lots to entertain the whole family. For this day we will be offering […]

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South Downs Annual Teachers Conference

29 March 2017 to 29 March 2017

Each year we host a gathering of Teachers and Learning Outside the Classroom Providers to share ideas and inspiration to use the South Downs National Park to enhance learning. This year’s inspiring keynote speakers are Dr Sue Waite and Ian Blackwell from Natural Connections and Pam Ellis and Claire Aspinall from Park Discoverers. Booking is […]

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Fooling Around

01 April 2017 to 01 April 2017

A new event for 2017, come and join in the fun on our April fool’s day. With visiting performers, take part in circus activities and learn a new skill (some additional costs may apply). Visit our website for more information. With 36 acres to explore and over 40 exhibits to visit, there is so much […]

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Vintage Car Show

02 April 2017 to 02 April 2017

With a wonderful display of visiting car exhibitors, the cars tell the history of motoring over half a century through to the nineteen fifties, by which time the first of the motorways was on the horizon. With our resident steam trains enjoy riding the railway around the site. With 36 acres to explore and over […]

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Sweet Hill, Patcham

02 April 2017 to 02 April 2017

A deserted 20th century settlement in the National Park

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LTYG Easter Drama Club – Lewes

03 April 2017 to 13 April 2017

Young people are invited to join an award winning youth theatre group and join the LTYG Easter Drama Club for one week or two in April. Suitable for people aged 8 to 20 years old, this Easter holiday activity will provide an interactive and didactic experience through professional drama games and exercises that can help […]

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Welly Walk at Gilbert White’s House

08 April 2017 to 08 April 2017

Take a sensory walk through our grounds to explore the changing season. Don’t forget your wellies. Suitable for all ages.

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Bunny Orienteering Trail at Gilbert White’s House

08 April 2017 to 23 April 2017

An Easter Bunny hunt with a difference! Bunnies are hiding throughout our grounds but you’ll need to navigate to them using a compass. Suitable for all ages.

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Constable and Brighton Exhibition

08 April 2017 to 08 October 2017

A new exhibition at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery will explore John Constable’s time in the fashionable seaside resort, where he stayed with his family between 1824 and 1828. Working between Brighton and London, Constable produced around 150 works in the town. Some were commissions, created in his ‘painting room’ and usually destined for the […]

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Wild Basketry

11 April 2017 to 11 April 2017

Take part in a day of basket making with wild iris harvested at Charleston with tutor Ruby Taylor.

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