What’s On

Cooking & Wine | Demos & Workshops | Entertainment | Free Talks | Kid’s Entertainment | Refreshments



Visit the South Lawn beside Stansted House and find all the fun of the fair along with various other entertainment stands for all the family.

Don’t forget whilst you are having fun – leave your shopping at our Creche & Carry Service with Southbourne Sea Scouts

Daily Talks & Demos Friday 9th – Sunday 12th 2017


Daily 10.00am – 12.30pm
1.30pm – 4.00pm
Plant Doctor Surgery with Steve & Val Bradley : Pick up top tips and friendly advice from the Plant Doctors who will be on hand on South Lawn to answer any question relating to your plants or garden…bring your plants and questions along!
Friday 2pm Nick Bailey
“ Aloes, Algorithms and Adjectives”This talk combines his work at Chelsea Physic Garden with the ‘365 Days of Colour In Your Garden’ book Nick wrote in 2015. In The Talks & Demos Tent on South Lawn
Saturday 2pm Steve Bradley
Steve Bradley “ Alternatives to Synthetic Chemicals” . Steve will be explaining the benefits and methods that can be employed to keep the garden weed & pest free in an environmentally friendly way. In The Talks & Demos Tent on South Lawn
Sunday 2pm Ben Cross
“British Alstroemeria & The UK Cut-Flower Industry” “British Flowers Rock”. In The Talks & Demos Tent on South Lawn
From 10am Daily Jules & Lance
20 minute Demos & Talks on Pest Free Veg Bed. Find Jules & Lance on South Lawn
From 10am Daily Emsworth Afternoon Flower Club
The flower club has raised over £30,000 for various charities in years they have been filling the Chapel with their beautiful flower designs. This year their bright and vibrant theme is ‘Showstoppers’ in aid of The Rosemary Foundation
Website: www.rosemary-foundation.org
From 10am Daily Willow Pool Designs
Willow Weaving Workshops – Enjoy an inspiring day of willow design. Learn how to make garden structures and willow edgings. Using simple techniques learn how to weave and prepare willow rods to create unique garden features. Fill your garden with your own garden plant supports and useful structures. Have a go at Willow weaving at the Chapel Grove – Under the trees
Website: www.willowpooldesigns.co.uk
From 10am Daily Dragan Wood Art
NO POWER TOOLS are used on our wooden handicrafts. Carving knife, chisels, mallet, scorp, gouges and lot of sandpaper are necessary tools in the search for the final shape that will emerge. All the wooden spoons, bowls, trays and other traditional handicrafts are food- safe, meaning that you can put just about any food item into a bowl or use the spoon with.
Website: www.draganwoodart.co.uk

Free Demonstrations on Exhibition Stands on-going throughout the day….and why not pop into the NEW Studio Shop Marquee.

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