Date/Time Event
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Magnolias: Every Garden Should Have One

Borde Hill Garden, Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath

Thursday March 22, 10.30am-1.30pm

Tickets £26/RHS members and Friends £20

Horticulturalist Jim Gardiner, the RHS’s vice president, draws on his RHS experience and his passion for magnolias to advise on the best varieties to grow and gives tips on planting and caring for them. Following the talk, there is a private tour of the garden, when Jim will unveil a new Gardiner Grove planted with specimen magnolias and birches to mark the 125th anniversary of the purchase of Borde Hill by Colonel Stephenson R Clarke in 1893. Borde Hill boasts one of the finest collections of magnolias in England, with many listed as ‘Champion’ trees.

Phone 01444 450326 or visit

7:30 pm
An Evening with Ant Middleton

Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing

Thursday March 22, 7.30pm

Tickets £24/concs £22.50/FWT £20.50

Adventurer, survival expert, TV presenter and former elite forces soldier Ant Middleton shares his experiences and exploit as an explorer and expedition leader. He has taken on some extraordinary challenges in the military and for his TV roles in SAS (Who Dares Wins), Mutiny and Escape. As well as relating his life in the military, he goes behind the scenes of his TV shows to give an insight into what really goes on, and reveals his future TV projects.

Phone 01903 206206 or visit