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Mini Wood Fest at Victorian walled garden

This free mini festival, as with everything the Bohemia Walled Garden does, is designed to promote our connection with the natural world and all of its bounty. All welcome to come along and enjoy, learn and experience a woodland walk, making nutcrackers, a wood art display, willow basket making, hurdle making, wood games and activities, pruning and hot drinks.

Posted 08:51 Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 In: Nature Tags: , , ,
Photo Colin Foy

Secret walled garden

Visitors can discover the secrets of a hidden garden when the international Chelsea Fringe Festival comes to Hastings in May. Members of the Bohemia Walled Garden Association (BWGA) will celebrate the growing success of their community project on Sunday, 21 May, when they use their annual open day to host Fringe events. Lynda Foy reports.

Saucy papercuts by Juliette Dodd

Roll up for HAF’s Christmas cornucopia!

Clare Tyler: Regeneration 1

Ebb & Flow – the textiles show at Hastings Arts Forum

The textiles show at Hastings Arts Forum is now in its third year – and what a symphony of sumptuousness it has become! This year’s theme, Ebb & Flow, invited responses which were not limited to the sea but pondered its wider significance. Twenty one artists rose to the challenge. HOT reporter Cathy Simpson was charmed, delighted and moved by the resulting show.

Bohemia Walled Garden flowers Photo by ZR

Gardeners’ Question Time visits Bohemia Walled Garden

Just to let you know, the Gardeners’ Question Time team visited the Bohemia Walled Garden last week. Chairperson, Mary Dawson says that the programme will be broadcast either on Friday 1 May and Sunday 3 May OR Friday 8 May and Sunday 10 May – and should be available on BBC i-player.

Posted 16:00 Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 In: Home Ground Tags: , ,
Work and play at The Bohemia Walled Garden Photo ZR

Behind the walls of the garden

Last time I visited the walled garden, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick, sunflowers were blooming and produce was being harvested. This time, as I passed through the brick doorway, I spied crocuses, rosemary, buds and embryonic bloomings, children playing and adults leisurely preparing the ground for the new season of growth. I’d come to speak to new chairperson, Mary Dawson, to update me on the latest news.

Forest Schools

Natural learning

Forest Schools offer children and adults a wonderful opportunity “to learn about nature and science by being there in person, not via books”, explained Martin Felstead of Sussex Wildlife Trust to HOT’s Zelly Restorick. She decided to find out more about the significant difference this outdoor learning project is making to the lives of some local children and adults.

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