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Museum Dye Garden Tour

Join this tour of the museum’s dye garden and learn about this unique place where we grow plants that can be harvested for natural dyes. 

£8

Museum Dye Garden Tour

Join this tour of the museum’s dye garden and learn about this unique place where we grow plants that can be harvested for natural dyes. 

Museum Dye Garden Tour

Join this tour of the museum’s dye garden and learn about this unique place where we grow plants that can be harvested for natural dyes. 

£8

BSL Tour

Join our free BSL tour for a special insight into Double Weave: Bourne and Allen's Modernist Textiles and Drawn to the Light (نور) by Omeima Mudawi-Rowlings.

Free

Director’s Tour

Join the museum's Director Steph Fuller and let her share her knowledge and passion for the works of these fascinating woman. 

£12

Hilary Bourne’s Ditchling

As part of the museums 10th birthday celebrations, you are invited on a walk around the village to explore the fascinating life of Hilary Bourne, the co-founder of Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft. 

Free

Museum Dye Garden Tour

Join this tour of the museum’s dye garden and learn about this unique place where we grow plants that can be harvested for natural dyes. 

£8

Museum Dye Garden Tour

Join this tour of the museum’s dye garden and learn about this unique place where we grow plants that can be harvested for natural dyes. 

£8

Cancelled Museum Dye Garden Tour

Join this tour of the museum’s dye garden and learn about this unique place where we grow plants that can be harvested for natural dyes. 

£8

Museum Dye Garden Tour

Join this tour of the museum’s dye garden and learn about this unique place where we grow plants that can be harvested for natural dyes. 

£8

Museum Dye Garden Tour

Join this tour of the museum’s dye garden and learn about this unique place where we grow plants that can be harvested for natural dyes. 

£8

Museum Dye Garden Tour

Join this tour of the museum’s dye garden and learn about this unique place where we grow plants that can be harvested for natural dyes. 

£8

Fairground History and Heritage and the Dingles Trust

Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft

Join Dr Amy Goodwin, whose work appears in Signs of the Seaside, for an illustrated talk presenting the history and work of The Fairground Heritage Trust and, more specifically, their fairground museum, Dingles.  

£17

Museum Dye Garden Tour

Join this tour of the museum’s dye garden and learn about this unique place where we grow plants that can be harvested for natural dyes. 

£8

Museum Dye Garden Tour

Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft

Join this tour of the museum’s dye garden and learn about this unique place where we grow plants that can be harvested for natural dyes. 

£8

Cherry Blossom Season: A Ditchling Celebration

Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft

Mark the beginning of the UK Cherry Blossom Season with this very special event celebrating Japanese culture, food and drink. Enjoy a live koto performance from esteemed player Keiko Kitamura, a dance performance of Butoh, an avant-garde modern Japanese dance style by Yumino Seki and live performative giant calligraphy from Takako Higgs. Your ticket includes […]

£45

Afternoon Talk: The Artist as Studio Potter 

£10 in person (including museum entry) £8 via zoom Join 'The Artist as Studio Potter' - two enlivening talks on Shoji Hamada, Bernard Leach, Mingei and their contradictory effects on studio craft in the context of global contemporary art. The Speakers Albert Yonathan Setywayan  How the Studio Pottery Movement Influenced Contemporary Global Ceramic Art Practice […]

Naoko Abe: ‘Cherry’ Ingram, The Englishman Who Saved Japan’s Blossoms  

Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft

£17 in-person tickets include: entry to the talk, museum entry and a glass of wine £8 virtual tickets The Talk In this enlightening talk, Naoko will talk about Collingwood 'Cherry' Ingram (1880-1981), the Englishman who saved Japan’s blossoms. Ingram, an eccentric Edwardian gentleman, had fallen in love with Japanese cherry blossoms at the beginning of […]

£17

The Art of the Goldsmith: Dunstan Pruden and His Legacy

Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft

Free afternoon talk, entry included in museum admission ticket The Talk Join us for an entertaining, illustrated talk by Anton Pruden, Grandson of Dunstan Pruden and Director of Ditchling jewellers Pruden & Smith. The talk will explore the place goldsmiths have taken in history before focusing on Dunstan Pruden’s life and work, his students and the […]

‘The Women Weavers of Ditchling: Making the Ancient Modern’ Audio Play Launch

Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft

Free, but ticketed Join us for a free event marking the launch of The Women Weavers of Ditchling: Making the Ancient Modern, a new audio play by Natasha Sutton Williams. Inspired by the life and work of Hilary Bourne, Barbara Allen and Amy Sawyer, The Women Weavers of Ditchling imagines a conversation between the three […]

Free

Libby Horner: Brangwyn the Polymath

Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft

Join Libby Horner, the world's leading authority on Frank Brangwyn for this talk, taking place in person and online.

£17

Museum Dye Garden Tours

Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft

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

£8

LGBTIQ+ History Club Pride Out-ing

Bus will depart from outside the Albion Hotel in the Old Steine, Brighton Royal Albion Hotel, Brighton, United Kingdom

Pay What You Can Tickets from £8 We’re delighted to be teaming up with Brighton LGBTIQ+ History Club to host a queer Sussex day trip! We’ll be taking a journey into the lives of the museum’s co-founder, Hilary Bourne (1909 – 2004) and her partner, Barbara Allen (1903-1972) for this special event marking Brighton Pride. Hilary […]

Walk This Way: Ditchling Village Walk

Part of Walk This Way Festival. Explore a different side to the Lewes district and delve into our history, folklore and landscapes with guided walks. The Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft village tour is led by our knowledgeable guide who will show you the legacy of Ditchling's artistic community, and the landscapes which inspired them. […]

FREE

Walk This Way: Ditchling Village Walk

Part of Walk This Way Festival. Explore a different side to the Lewes district and delve into our history, folklore and landscapes with guided walks. The Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft village tour is led by our knowledgeable guide who will show you the legacy of Ditchling's artistic community, and the landscapes which inspired them. […]

FREE

We’ll Meet Again (Film Screening)

Depot Pinwell Rd, Lewes

We're delighted to partner with our friends at Depot in Lewes to screen this classic Vera Lynn film, to accompany Dame Vera Lynn: An Extraordinary Life.  A young dancer trying to make it in London during World War II discovers that people like her singing voice, too. Although she's at first reluctant to sing, she finally […]

Dame Vera Lynn: Dressing an Icon Panel Discussion

Tickets inc. entrance to the museum and time to browse following the discussion Doors 4.30pm Join the museum’s curator Donna Steele, textile conservator Zenzie Tinker and Professor of Dress History and Curatorship at London College of Fashion Amy de la Haye, for a discussion about the clothes and accessories featured in the exhibition Dame Vera Lynn: an extraordinary […]

£15

Walk This Way: Ditchling Village Walk

Part of Walk This Way Festival. Explore a different side to the Lewes district and delve into our history, folklore and landscapes with guided walks. The Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft village tour is led by our knowledgeable guide who will show you the legacy of Ditchling's artistic community, and the landscapes which inspired them. […]

FREE

Walk This Way: Ditchling Village Walk

Part of Walk This Way Festival. Explore a different side to the Lewes district and delve into our history, folklore and landscapes with guided walks. The Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft village tour is led by our knowledgeable guide who will show you the legacy of Ditchling's artistic community, and the landscapes which inspired them. […]

FREE