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 »


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 »

Sussex Organically reared Aberdeen Angus Beef

We have 6 Hampers Available with the following cuts in each Hamper: 2 x 1.5kg Topside Roasting Joint 4 x 250g Sirloin Steaks 2 x 250g Rump Steaks 2 x 280g Rib-eye Steaks 8 x 85g Burgers 2 x 500g Stewing Beef Selection of herbs Selection of Fairlight Hall recipes £100 We Have 4 Hampers… Read more »

Gardener’s Blog- March 2016

First do no harm….. I must admit that although I was initially daunted by the prospect of gardening completely organically, everything seems bound to consume the precious vegetables we grow before we do. It seems comparatively easy, if I see an infestation there is always a packet to buy, simply mix it up and hey… Read more »

Yoga Retreat at Fairlight Hall

Come and enjoy four days and three nights of yoga and rest at the beautiful Fairlight Hall.  The long weekend will include 6 yoga classes led by experienced yoga teacher Lisa Powell, which includes postures, breathing, relaxation, meditation, philosophy and mindfulness. There are two body treatments on offer per person, one on the Friday and… Read more »