Variously described as exuberant, chaotic, romantic and restful, this is a garden of surprises. The further you travel down the 250ft gently sloped plot, the more you will discover from ponds to garden rooms, art studio to library.
A fun activity day for half-term - Take home a beautiful homemade Vegetable Garden.
Led by Tuppenny Barn’s Education Officer Abi, you will learn what it takes to be an organic gardener, make our own scarecrows to scare off pests, participate in seasonal cooking and plant your own vegetable garden to take...
Tuppenny Tots: Father’s Day Treats
Come and join our Tuppenny Tots sessions. These action packed monthly morning sessions are for pre-school children and their parents/carers. Running on a Friday, starting at 10am, children take part in nature-themed craft and activities.
Maggie Haynes will be showing you what edible flowers and unusual salad leaves are produced at Tuppenny Barn with growing hints and tips and the opportunity to taste different varieties.
Includes homemade refreshments, seeds, tasters and handouts. Suitable for all abilities.
Tuppenny Explorers is our after school club aimed at 4 - 11year olds. The fun afternoon sessions run once a month on a Monday at 3:45pm. This month you will have a go at making some elderflower fritters picking Tuppenny Barn elderflowers. You will also continue working on your 2018 nature journals.
Come along to our Family Open Day to explore Tuppenny Barn and join in the fun activities.
We will have family games and activities, including a wildlife discovery station for the kids.
Have a tour of our growing beds and orchard to see how and where we grow our organic fruit and vegetables.
Tuppenny Barn, Main Road, Southbourne, nr Emsworth, West Sussex
Join us for the 24th Garden Show at Stansted Park. The perfect event to find all you need to make your garden (and home!) grow. A great opportunity to explore what’s on the doorstep; source new talent, designers and artisans.
Early C17 house (not open) and walled gardens in SDNP. Clipped yew and box, lawns, borders and fine views. Vegetables, fruit and poultry in old kitchen garden. Carpet of daffodils in spring. Nearly 100 roses planted since 2008. Various trees both mature and young. Lime avenue planted in 1973 to replace elms.
The craft fayres are held on the first Sat of each month from April to July and Sept to Dec.
Admission is free and refreshments are available.
Approx 24 local artisans display a wide range of skills in their high quality hand-crafted items.
Meet the team from Hayling Island Donkey Sanctuary and find out how they look after the donkeys in their care in this talk for children aged 4+.
Discover the work that these intelligent animals do and how they are looked after and cared for when they reach retirement.
An exhibition of paintings by Richard Whincop and Jenny Tuxford of scenes from the local countryside.
Richard is a landscape Artist who has painted major public commissions both at home and abroad. His oil paintings in this exhibtion are based mainly on the local area.
the little art gallery
Garden 120ft x 27ft in a rural setting, densely planted with mixed borders and shrubs. Large collection of roses, mainly New English shrub roses; walls, fences and arches covered with mid and late season clematis; baskets overflowing with fuchsias. A profusion of colour and scent in a well maintained small garden.
Walled and other gardens surrounding lovely C15 stone house (not open); bulbs, flowering shrubs, roses, ponds, and potager. Many unusual and rare trees and shrubs. In late spring the wisterias are spectacular. The heady scent of hybrid musk roses fills the walled garden in June.
The South Coast Premier Military Spectacular.
100’s of classic military vehicles, re-enactors and living history displays. Arena Displays and Battle Re-enactment.
Trade Stalls, Food and Beer Tent. Free Onsite Parking
This is a garden for all seasons which delights the visitor. Started in 1988, it features cottage, woodland and Japanese style gardens, water features and borders of perennials with a particular emphasis on southern hemisphere plants. Unusual plants for the plantsman to enjoy, many grown from seed.
We are hosting a series of Free Talks as part of the Festival of Learning at Chichester College during the week 25th – 28th June 2018
Great ideas, tips and skills to enhance both your personal and professional life!
Chichester College, Westgate Fields, Chichester West Sussex
Starting at The Novium Museum at the site of the Roman Bath House, our guided walks will take you back in time through Roman Chichester.
Please note, these walks are suitable for families.
£3 per person. Booking is essential.
Join us in Priory Park for an exciting re-enactment which will bring the Roman period to life.
As well as talks and demonstrations (listed below), we will have a range of static displays such as a military camp complete with Roman artillery and a field medicine tent.
Chichester Farmer’s Market transforms into a one-off Roman Market!
Experience a taste of life in the Roman times with this unique immersive theatre.
Learn about Roman food and discover Roman recipes. Visitors are encouraged to dress up!
This event will consider the memory of Jean Moulin, one of the central figures of resistance in France. Moulin served as General de Gaulle’s emissary in France, working to knit together the competing factions of resistance into a unified movement.
Cloisters, Bishop Otter Campus, University of Chichester
Geoffrey and Caroline Robertson are having a dinner party to celebrate ten successful years of Mighty Midget Vacuum Cleaners, the company he jointly owns with Tim McArthur, and to add spice to the evening they decide to make it a murder mystery dinner.
Trinity Theatre, Albert Road, (inside Francis Avenue), Southsea
Town garden 145ft x 25ft, 700 metres from the sea. A mixture of tender, exotic and dry loving plants, along with more traditional incl king protea, bananas, ferns, agaves, echeverias, echium and puya. Wild flower area and wildlife pond. Two different dry gardens showing what can be grown in sandy soil.
Friendly retro reasonably priced market offering an eclectic, quirky AND affordable mix of vintage retro/modern clothes, jewellry, bric a brac, collectables, antiques, textiles & linens, furniture, ephemera and much more.
St Swithun’s Church Hall, 105 Waverley Road, Southsea
In the University of Portsmouth’s first building, there is writing on the wall. Hidden in a turret cupboard on the second floor is a curious quotation with a sinister message that seems to be linked to a dark incident in Park’s past.
University of Portsmouth, Park Building, King Henry I Street Portsmouth
Join the three delightful Clowns who make waiting at a bus stop a tragically complicated affair. They don’t know it yet, but Tropizo, Doa & Squiggle are on a journey to become best friends! But how do you make real friends in a modern world?
Come and peek at the pests that are eating our collection and we’ll show you how we stop them. The collection and environment in a historic house such as Uppark provides both food sources and harbourage (a place to live) for many different types of pest. These can range from insect pests, to birds and mice.
Uppark House and Garden, South Harting, Petersfield,
Have you ever wondered what lies behind our closed doors' Don’t miss the opportunity for a sneak peek as we open some doors, drawers and cupboards thought the house giving a real insight into the secret world of a stately home and our collection. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Uppark House and Garden, South Harting, Petersfield,
James Alderson once again brings 3 superb comedians to the Spinnaker Tower stage, for its regular first Friday of every month comedy night!
Opening the show is Troy Hawke - a youtube sensation and legend of comedy.
Tony & Pam of the JCPF have been demonstrating their mediumistic gifts to the public for over 40 years. Tony also demonstrates healing -allows himself 3 minutes to make a difference! Results are often astounding! . Tony & Pam also demonstrate clairvoyance & psychometry skills, so do come along to see them in action.
Portchester Community Association, New Parade, 2, 38 West Street, Portchester