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Marina Allotment
and Horticultural Association

A place of tranquillity


Saturday 21st September
11am – 4pm
Part of Sustainability on Sea week

Come and take a look around the allotments and chat with plot holders about their gardens to gain inspiration and ideas for vegetable gardening.

There will be tours of the site throughout the day and workshops on sustainable gardening (details below).

We will be cooking pizza in our communal pizza oven and will have a stall selling homemade cakes, seedlings and other allotment-themed delights. Tea, coffee and soft drinks will be provided for free (please bring a reusable cup).

We will also have an apple press on site, so please bring along any apples from your home garden and have a go at pressing your own juice. Remember to also bring an empty bottle or two to take your juice home with you!


1-4pm Willow Weaving workshop with Christiane Gunzi (limited capacity, sold out)

In this small workshop Christiane will teach prople to make a basket or bird feeder. The main workshop is already fully booked, but there will be opportunities to drop-in and have a go at a small willow weaving project between 1-4pm.

3pm Plants for Pollinators talk from Anna Locke (free, unlimited capacity)

Anna Locke is a fully qualified permaculture designer and teacher based in and around Hastings and will talk us through some of the plants we can use to encourage pollinators into our gardens. Taking place in the community area of the allotments.

3.30pm Informal discussion on Sustainable Gardening (free, unlimited capacity)

Following on from Anna Locke’s talk, we will have a chance to share ideas and experience and pick up some useful tips from each other. Topics covered may include composting, no dig and green manures. Have a think about anything you’re already doing to keep your garden sustainable and bring your thoughts along.

We look forward to seeing you there!”


What we do

Marina allotments in St Leonards-on-Sea

It is a self-managed allotment of about 120 plots. It is situated in the West of the town with a wonderful view of the sea looking towards Bexhill and Eastbourne
It is a place of tranquillity and friendliness but at the same time a hive of activity. And the result is a very productive allotment with a large variety of fruit and vegetables as well as flowering plants to add colour to the landscape.


"Nature never did betray the heart that loved her"

William Wordsworth



Interested in getting a plot with Marina Allotment? Send us an email or visit us during the summer when our shop is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 12 noon.

Tudor Ave, Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38 0NS, UK