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Read up on what you missed during past events & workshops

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Prospero's Project is our fund-raising effort; read up on it here


Spring Hours

Sunday to Friday: 11-5

Saturday: 10-5:30

We're also available by appointment - call us on 01323 871222, or e-mail by clicking here.

Craft Night at The Smugglers Inn

Bring your own project to a drop-in craft evening co-hosted with our neighbour, set for the third Sunday of each month - click here for details

World Stationery Day - Wednesday 26 April

Expect a note-making bonus - print your own card on our vintage Adana!

An Afternoon with Claire Fuller - 30 April

Join the author of Swimming Lessons for a discussion of life, love and writing. Click here to learn more





Maggie's Kitchen Table Day - Sunday 7 May

We'll be serving up brunch to support the amazing work done at Maggie's Centres - click here to learn more


South Downs Poetry Festival comes to Much Ado - Wednesday 17 May

Poet Wendy Klein will lead an afternoon workshop focussing on turning family matters in poetry (click here for information). And in the evening enjoy readings by Norbert Hirschhorn and Wendy Klein – plus the pleasures of an open mic night! (Click here for more).

Myth of Sisyphus discussion group - Thursday 8 June

Join Paris Higgins for a wide-ranging group discussion centring on the Albert Camus' ground-breaking essay. Click here for details.


2016 - The year in review

Click here for a year-end roundup

Food Bank Collection

Many people are living without life's basics. So we have established a collection point to support the Trussell Trust Food Bank in Hailsham - a place you can drop off a can or a bar of soap or any small comfort for those in need. Click here to learn more

Prospero's Project Fund-Raising

In 2016, our stocking sales will benefit schools both home and away . . . Learn more here

Events and Workshops

From bookbinding to felt crafts, we like to help people learn new skills, try new crafts and enjoy just plain making things.

We have learned wreath-making with Brighton experts; pondered Socrates and his philosophy with a university professor; and created wonderful collages with artist Jane Robbins.

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