Workshops and Events

Artists Open Houses, May 2023 - Faye Bridgewater at Understory

Enjoy the delightful combination of art and nature.

Discover Faye Bridgwater‘s latest collection of original floral and landscape paintings, with her limited edition prints, amidst the abundant foliage and botanical tranquility of the shop. Inspired by the stunning Sussex coastline and the natural world, Faye’s vibrant art is perfectly complemented by the lush greenery of our plant-filled oasis.

A treat on the Kemptown trail!


Upcoming workshops

Monthly Pottery Workshops

Learn to throw and make your own plant pot. When your pot has been fired and is ready to collect, we will give you a plant to show it off! Click here for more information about, and to book, a pottery workshop on the wheel.

Tile Making workshop

Ceramic tile workshop with local ceramicist Helen Rebecca Lucas: Sunday 28th May, 10:30am-1pm. £40 per person.

Make and glaze a set of tiles. Learn about inlay, colour and pattern making techniques! Contact us to book!


Hire the space

We'd be happy to host your workshop or event at Understory! Please get in touch with us if you'd like to hire our space.


Private workshops

If you'd like to hold a private workshop for your friends, family or colleagues, please email your requirements to

We can accommodate groups of between 6 and 12 participants and we work with a number of local artists and makers; options for a private workshop include pottery, floristry, candle making, macrame and jewellery making.