Plumpton College Certificate

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Come and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Stanmer Park and learn how to draw some of the plants and flowers growing here. Suitable for complete beginners and those wishing to improve their drawing skills. This is a relaxed course exploring the creative process from study sketches to completed art works. This course is mainly studio based with some outdoor exploration.

Course Description

Drawing botanical features such as plants and flowers
Practicing study sketches and completed art works.

Lessons will take place in classrooms as well as in the great outdoors if weather permits

Entry Requirements:

An interest in the subject

Dates & Location:

Date: TBC, click 'Apply Now' to register your interest.

 Location: Stanmer 


1 day a week for 4 weeks 




Our horticulture facilities at Plumpton are pretty impressive. In fact you’ll get to experience one of the finest natural locations in the country, perfect for developing your creativity. Whether indoors or outdoors, you’ll be able to build your skills in an excellent environment.

  • Discover our extensively planted areas on-site at Plumpton

As you build your knowledge, you’ll be able to gain a wide experience of being able to identify and maintain different plants.

  • Experience our endangered plant collections at first hand

You’ll be able to experience our Black Poplars and National collection of Hebes, in addition to our endangered plant network connection with Kew Gardens.

  • Grow plants all year round here

We’ve got an excellent large area under glass where you’ll be able to grow plants without the risk of the weather, up to a commercial level.

  • Build even more skills at Plumpton

You’ll be able to develop your brickwork skills and paving at our large landscaping centre.

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