Events

Happening at Parham

Forthcoming Events

29 May 2024
, 11:00am

Tour of the House

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the House. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

Your ticket also allows entry to the gardens and from 2pm, into the House.  Spaces are strictly limited.

16 June 2024
, 12:00pm

Sussex Day

Parham will host a small number of stalls from local producers as part of the county-wide celebration of all things ‘Sussex’.

20 June 2024
, 10:00am

Chrissie Juno Mann – Embroidery Workshop

A day workshop at Parham House & Garden stitching a wonderful pastoral landscape embroidery.

You will be spending the day at Parham House & Gardens, stitching in the charming ‘Seed Room‘. You will be taken around the house, giving you the opportunity to view the wonderful Elizabethan rooms.  You will also get the chance to see the fantastic display of stumpwork embroidery, along with the embroidered box ‘An English Sonnet‘, which is on display in ‘The Long Gallery‘.

The project you will undertake is the small landscape that features on the lid of the embroidered box.  It is a beautiful pastoral.

 

05 July 2024
, 11:00am

Tour of the Needlework

Throughout the open season, Parham will be running two tours of the Needlework collection. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

Your ticket also allows entry to the gardens and from 2pm, into the House.  Spaces are strictly limited.

10 July 2024
, 11:00am

Tour of the Gardens

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the Garden. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

Your ticket also allows entry to the gardens and from 2pm, into the House.  Spaces are strictly limited.

12 July 2024
, 11:00am

Tour of the House

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the House. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

Your ticket also allows entry to the gardens and from 2pm, into the House.  Spaces are strictly limited.

13 July 2024
, 9:00am

Sussex Steam Rally | Sat 13th & Sun 14th July

Sussex Steam Shows Ltd will hold the ‘Sussex Steam Rally’ on the East Plain at Parham. Tickets can be purchased from the show organisers via their website.

31 July 2024
, 10:00am - 01 August 2024
, 4:30pm

Colleen Conti – Artist Workshop

Colleen Conti, a Sussex landscape artist, will be hosting a 2 day artist workshop at Parham House & Gardens.

On the first day, you will have access to the gardens to sketch, draw and paint. On the second day, you will be based in the Seed Room for further dabbling.

For further information and booking, please contact Colleen direct on her website.

04 August 2024
, 12:00pm

Jaguar Enthusiasts Club Visit

These beautiful classic and contemporary cars will be displayed near the entrance to the House and Gardens, for the enjoyment of those visiting on the day.

04 September 2024
, 12:00pm

Horsham School of Botanical Artists | 4th Sept – 22nd Sept

The Horsham School of Botanical Artists will be staging a three week exhibition of drawings and paintings to view in the Seed Room.

05 September 2024
, 11:00am

Tour of the Gardens

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the Garden. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

Your ticket also allows entry to the gardens and from 2pm, into the House.  Spaces are strictly limited.

11 September 2024
, 11:00am

Tour of the Clocks

The beautiful Clock collection at Parham dates from the eighteenth and nineteenth century and was collected by the Bishopp and Pearson families.

These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before.

All places must be booked in advance via our website.

Your ticket also allows entry to the gardens and from 2pm, into the House.  Spaces are strictly limited.

12 September 2024
, 11:00am

Tour of the House

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the House. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

Your ticket also allows entry to the gardens and from 2pm, into the House.  Spaces are strictly limited.

18 September 2024
, 11:00am

Tour of the Needlework

Throughout the open season, Parham will be running two tours of the Needlework collection. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

Your ticket also allows entry to the gardens and from 2pm, into the House.  Spaces are strictly limited.

23 September 2024
, 12:00pm

Botanical Workshop Leigh Ann Gale

A botanical painting workshop with tutor Leigh Ann Gale. To learn more and book your place, please visit Leighs website by clicking ‘Book Now’.

02 October 2024
, 12:00pm

Autumn Flowers at Parham | 2nd Oct – 13th Oct

The Parham Flower Team will be putting on a special display of autumn flowers within the House for all to admire and enjoy.

Previously at Parham

Past Events

23 May 2024

Tour of the Needlework

Throughout the open season, Parham will be running two tours of the Needlework collection. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

Your ticket also allows entry to the gardens and from 2pm, into the House.  Spaces are strictly limited.

This event has ended.

01 May 2024 -12 May 2024

Association of Sussex Artists Exhibition | 1st May – 12th May

The Association of Sussex Artists will be with us for a two week exhibition of their work in the Seed Room.

This event has ended.

27 September 2023 -08 October 2023

Autumn Flowers at Parham

We will celebrate Autumn for two weeks by filling the House to the brim with additional displays of produce and beautiful flower arrangements, all from the Garden. Enjoy Autumn’s splendour with us before Parham closes for the winter!

The additional displays will be available to view in the House between 2pm and 5pm on our normal open days (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday). There is no special ticket or charge, but visitors will require a ticket valid for admission to the House. Historic Houses member and Parham Season Ticket Holders go free. Visitors with RHS Partner Garden Membership will be required to pay the £4 supplementary charge to enter the House.

 

This event has ended.

27 September 2023

Tour of the Needlework

Throughout the open season, Parham will be running two tours of the Needlework collection. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

This event has ended.

15 September 2023

Tour of the Clocks

The beautiful Clock collection at Parham dates from the eighteenth and nineteenth century and was collected by the Bisshopp and Pearson families.

These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before.

All places must be booked in advance via our website.

This event has ended.

13 September 2023 -24 September 2023

The Association of Sussex Artists Exhibition

Following the success of their mini-exhibition in 2022, the Association of Sussex Artists will return for a two-week exhibition of their work in 2023.

This event has ended.

06 September 2023

Tour of the Gardens

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the Garden. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

This event has ended.

16 August 2023

Tour of the House

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the House. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

This event has ended.

06 August 2023

Jaguar Enthusiasts Club Visit

On the 6th August, the members of the Jaguar Enthusiasts Club will be returning to Parham. Their beautiful classic and contemporary cars will be displayed near the entrance to the House and Gardens,  for the enjoyment of their fellow members and for those visiting us that day.

This event has ended.

08 July 2023 -09 July 2023

Sussex Steam Rally

Sussex Steam Shows Ltd will once again hold a Steam Rally on the East Plain at Parham. This two-day event will feature a variety of exhibits from steam traction engines to vintage vehicles. Tickets can be purchased from the show organisers via their website closer to the event: The Sussex Steam Rally

This event has ended.

06 July 2023

Tour of the Gardens

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the Garden. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

 

This event has ended.

30 June 2023

Tour of the House

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the House. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

This event has ended.

28 June 2023

Tour of the Clocks

The beautiful Clock collection at Parham dates from the eighteenth and nineteenth century and was collected by the Bisshopp and Pearson families.

These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before.

All places must be booked in advance via our website.

This event has ended.

19 June 2023 -20 June 2023

Photography Workshop

A Still Life Flower Photography Two-Day Workshop. A New Way of Seeing Flowers with Elizabeth Zeschin.

This course is designed for the advanced beginner to intermediate photographer. Students will learn the technical tools to create their still-life flower photographs at a high standard. The garden at Parham is awash with colour in June. The abundance of herbaceous flowers and plants provides the perfect palette for creating stunning floral images.

Students will spend two days in the Gardens at Parham with Elizabeth gaining practical experience whilst working on short assignments to create their own botanical photographic still-life portfolios. They will explore close-up flower photography in the gardens at Parham. Students will also learn the basics of floral still-life studio photography using natural lighting in a studio setting.

 

This event has ended.

16 June 2023

Sussex Day

Parham will host a small number of stalls from local producers as part of the county-wide celebration of all things ‘Sussex’ on the 16th June. Details of stallholders will be published in the Spring. Early bird admission rates will be available for those who want to book in advance.

This event has ended.

02 June 2023

Tour of the Needlework

Throughout the open season, Parham will be running two tours of the Needlework collection. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

This event has ended.

26 May 2023

Tour of the Gardens

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the Garden. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

 

This event has ended.

24 May 2023

Botanical Painting Workshop

The workshop is suitable for all abilities and allows you to work at your own pace throughout the day. The gardens will provide a broad variety of blooms for you to study and with plenty of help and guidance from your tutor Leigh Ann, you will produce a small, botanical painting to be proud of by the end of the day.

Cost: £60 per person

Upon booking, you will receive a booking confirmation and equipment list for the day.

This event has ended.

07 May 2023 -21 May 2023

Botanical Art Display

The Horsham School of Botanical Artists will be staging a two-week display of drawings, paintings and photography in the Seed Room. The artists will draw their inspiration from the Coronation of King Charles III.

This event has ended.

27 April 2023

Tour of the House

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the House. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

This event has ended.