Borde Hill Garden’s line-up of events happening in July

Borde Hill Garden has announced a full programme of events lined up for July.

Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 1:45 pm
Andrewjohn Stephenson Clarke in the Rose Garden at Borde Hill SUS-170824-135150001

The garden, just outside of Haywards Heath will be offering live music, opera, workshops, a summer trail, a sculpture exhibition and a gin festival.

On Sunday, July 4 and Sunday, July 18, visitors can enjoy live music in the garden.

There will be open air opera performances too, with Tosca on Friday, July 23 and The Marriage of Figaro on Saturday, July 24.

The opera performances, sung in English, will be by Britain’s leading outdoor touring company, Opera Brava, and will be performed with a chamber orchestra.

Tosca is a new production set in 1940s’ Rome, while The Marriage of Figaro will be set in the 1800s and features an international cast.

Garden lovers can enjoy TV presenter and garden designer Juliet Sargeant’s practical workshop on how to design a romantic border on Wednesday, July 7.

From Saturday, July 17, until Saturday, September 11, there will be a special summer trail.

The Enchanted Woodland will encourage and inspire young explorers to imagine fantasy creatures and other-worldly beings, offering fun for all the family.

Art lovers won’t want to miss spectacular Form In Nature, a sculpture exhibition with carefully curated figurative and abstract work strategically placed throughout the 17-acre garden, which runs until Thursday, September 30.

Other highlights include the Sussex Gin Fest on Saturday, July 10.

This is a chance to enjoy Sussex, British and worldwide gins as well as local beer and Sussex fizz.

Some events must be pre-booked - visit www.bordehill.co.uk for more details.