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Welcome to The Sussex Peasant

Many of you will have noticed the arrival of The Sussex Peasant on Saturdays from 9 to 4 near the North car park. They sell produce that is sourced exclusively from Sussex. As they say on their website, ‘Our farming … Continue reading

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A peek inside the Walled Garden

You probably know the walled garden, tucked away as it is at the north end of Preston Park. You’ll know that it is a very special place, full of gorgeous plants. It is lovingly cared for throughout the year by … Continue reading

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Polina and friends – at the Preston Village Open Day

Polina and friends, on flute and strings, will be performing for us at the Preston Village Open Day on 22nd June in the walled garden of Preston Manor. Do come along to hear them play and to sample the many … Continue reading

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The urns are back

Last year, one of these urns, near the Rotunda Cafe, was accidentally broken. Well, we’re glad to say that they’re back!

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Rose Garden in full bloom

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Photo Competition 2019

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Tidy Up Team

The Tidy up Team is a scheme to provide volunteer litter-pickers with the tools, materials, information and support they will need to autonomously litter-pick in green spaces across the city. Already more than 170 volunteers have done the training and … Continue reading

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Volunteer gardening

We have been busy helping Andy Jeavons, Preston Park’s Garden Manager, to set up two new volunteer garden groups to help bring back some colour to Preston Park. Andy already has a long-established volunteer gardening group at the Rockery, which … Continue reading

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Painted faces

Thanks to Deborah at Tick Boom Face Painting who sent us these amazing photos from this year’s Easter event:

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Easter Egg Hunt, Sunday 21st April

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