Search Results for: "Autumn"

  • West Dean Gardens

    Press Release: West Dean Gardens to remain open to the public

    Posted on 5th November 2020

    Following the Government’s latest guidance, award-winning West Dean Gardens, near Chichester in West Sussex has announced that it will remain open to the public during the lockdown that starts on Thursday, November 5, 2020. The Gardens are open seven days a week with their Winter opening hours from 10.30am to 4pm and entry continues to be by timed tickets available to book online, and pre-booking is essential. The Gardens’ Shop and Restaurant will be closed.

  • Short Courses

    Press Release: Embrace Autumn at West Dean

    Posted on 25th August 2020

    West Dean College of Arts and Conservation has just launched 300+ short courses including many that are inspired by West Dean’s wonderful surroundings and their award-winning gardens. From October 2020 to April 2021 a wide variety of courses will be on offer to encourage you to embrace Autumn.

  • Short Courses

    Press Release: Perfect timing to start thinking about learning a new skill for 2020?

    Posted on 25th September 2019

    As we ease into Autumn we need to have something to look forward to and inspire us into the Winter months. West Dean College of Arts and Conservation's programme of short courses from October 2019 - March 2020 is now live online, and among the 430 courses on offer are 89 new ones. Trends this season include the Autumn landscape, re-using and extending the life of materials, and courses inspired by the earth during with an Earth Matters week of courses in February.

  • Short Courses

    Press Release: The Art of Autumn - New Short Courses at West Dean College

    Posted on 19th July 2017

    More of us are opting to enrich our lives through arts and craft practices, unlocking creativity as well as escaping the pressures of daily life. This is exactly what the new Autumn/Winter short course programme at West Dean College aims to deliver; a way to find a new craft or develop an existing skill, all the while enhancing quality of life.

Philippa Clarke in art studio at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation

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