Wreath Making Course

Fairlight Hall will be holding their annual wreath making course on the 6th of December between 10:00 and 15:00 in the recital room at Fairlight Hall, where participants can experience making their own festive wreath to take home and a light lunch in the afternoon. Ticket prices to follow shortly.

Garden Volunteers

Fairlight Hall Garden Volunteers At Fairlight Hall we offer a volunteer scheme so people can be involved in a variety of areas within the garden. Volunteers at Fairlight Hall will be able to experience one of the finest gardens in East Sussex which is rarely open to the public. They will have the chance to… Read more »

As You Like It- The Lamb Players at Fairlight Hall

The Lamb Players present ‘As You Like It’ at Fairlight Hall on Friday 17th – Sunday 19th August 2018 Following nine sell out seasons at Lamb House, The Lamb Players play their first season at Fairlight Hall, TN35 the weekend of 17th August. West End and Broadway favourites Jonathan Broadbent, (My Night With Reg, Donmar), Jessica Regan (Doctors,… Read more »

Paolo Arrigo- Italy from Seed to Plate

Fairlight Hall’s Talks and Workshops 2017 Season continues on Saturday 24th June with ‘Italy from Seed to Plate’. This entertaining talk by Paolo Arrigo of Franchi Seeds is for gardeners, foodies and Italophiles alike and covers the story of vegetables from Roman times to the present day followed by a delicious lunch of wood fired… Read more »

Gardening training placements available

If you are interested in re-training for a career in horticulture, there are currently training opportunities in the beautiful gardens at Fairlight Hall through the Work and Retrain As a Gardener Scheme (or WRAGS). Fairlight has supported this great scheme for several years and Head Gardener, Whitney Hedges is keen to help more trainees make… Read more »

Tessa Boase- The Housekeeper’s Tale

The second talk in the 2017 Season takes place on May 19th. Author Tessa Boase has uncovered a series of extraordinary true stories about the housekeepers who ran some of Britain’s most prominent households. £20 with coffee and cake. tickets HERE Far from the cosy, complacent world of Mrs Hughes in Downton Abbey, real housekeepers worked surprisingly… Read more »

LUCINDA LAMBTON

The first of our 2017 Fairlight Hall Talks and Workshops   LUCINDA LAMBTON- Palace for Pigs, Architecture for Animals   Featuring the works of William Kent, Robert Adams and John Nash. Join Lucinda as she takes us on a race across the most delightfully eccentric field of British Architecture with anecdotal narrative and photographs to delight…. Read more »

A Festive Workshop

On November 18th Fairlight Hall held their annual Christmas Flowers and Wreath making workshop, the final event in the ‘Lunch and a Lecture’ Series.   This year participants made traditional holiday wreaths, lead by Fairlight Hall’s Head Gardener Whitney Hedge. She taught how to moss wire and spruce copper wreath bases. The Wreaths were constructed… Read more »

Gardener’s Blog- April 2016

During a particularly difficult time in my life that was full of uncertainty, I picked up a couple of seed packets from the local Woolworths. Why on earth I chose to do this at a time where I was renting a two up two down coalminers cottage in Yorkshire seems a bit odd in retrospect,… Read more »