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May 2016

Anthony Burrill: How to Use Words Properly

Tue 24 May 2016
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
Sallis Benney Theatre, 58-67 Grand Parade
Brighton, BN2 0JY
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£10

Fresh from producing a new print for Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, graphic artist and printmaker Anthony Burrill will speak about using words properly.

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July 2016

Poetry for a Summer Evening

Wed 20 July 2016
7:00 am
- 9:00 pm
£8

We are proud to host this evening as part of the South Downs Poetry Festival, exploring, celebrating and developing the written and spoken word.

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September 2016

Mark Ovenden: The sanserif sea and the letter “g”.

Thu 8 September 2016
7:30 am
- 9:00 pm
Learning Space, Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, Lodge Hill Lane, Ditchling, East Sussex
Ditchling, BN6 8SP United Kingdom
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£15

Transport design historian Mark Ovenden will be discussing his new book “Johnston & Gill by Design-two types that shaped modern Britain” (published autumn 2016).

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March 2020

Could Distribution Still Change The World?

with David Boyle

Thu 19 March 2020
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm
£12

Local writer and green economist David Boyle tells the story of the Distributists and their links with Ditchling and Sussex, and the intellectual leaders based here - from the poet and historian Hilaire Belloc to the former steam submarine captain Herbert Shove. He also looks at their significance then, now and perhaps also - as allotments grow in popularity and people campaign against corporate monopolies - in a different kind of political future.   To book for this event, please…

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Cancelled – Stanhope Residency

with Alan Kitching

Tue 24 March 2020 - Sat 28 March 2020

Due to the Covid-19 situation, we are reluctantly postponing Alan Kitching’s residency, talk and masterclass in the interests of the artist’s safety. 

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Cancelled – Kitching in Ditchling Talk

with Alan Kitching

Thu 26 March 2020
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm

Due to the Covid-19 situation, we are reluctantly postponing Alan Kitching’s residency, talk and masterclass in the interests of the artist’s safety. We will be in contact with all customers with more information.

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May 2021

Museum Dye Garden Tours

Sat 22 May - Sat 25 September
£5

Join this tour by Head Gardener Liz Pope and find out more about the garden and the process of natural dyeing.

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June 2021

John Vernon Lord & Chris Riddell in Conversation (Online)

Thu 24 June
7:30 pm
- 9:00 pm
Online

£8 Full price £4 Concession/ Friends of the museum Friends for many years John and Chris have lots to talk about. As John says; “Chris is very good at making conversation”… so join them for a pre-recorded chat at the museum where they will talk about their careers, their influences and why John is never seen without his trusty stopwatch. The talk will be followed by a live Q&A with John. Chris Riddell OBE was John Vernon Lord's student at…

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August 2021

Lucille Junkere Talk: Indigo – The Deep Dark Blues (online)

Thu 5 August
7:30 pm
- 8:30 pm
Online
£8

Lucille will present her latest research focusing on the legacy of colonialism in African Caribbean indigo history exploring the idea of reconnections.

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