You can help us raise money by:

  • Becoming a member of Friends of Standen Estate for just £2 per year
  • Adding a small donation to your annual membership fee
  • Using our Web Shop on Easyfundraising when buying online
  • Buying a pack of Greetings cards, Christmas Cards, Drinks Coasters, Recipe Booklets or handmade craft items
  • Buying an item of FOSE branded clothing

Supporting us at one of our events run through the year e.g. quiz night, BBQ, Lebanese Evening, Murder Mystery dinner

Have a fundraising idea?

Talk to any member of the committee or send us an email

We spend the money we raise in a variety of ways, for example:

  • New Garden Tools for Volunteers in the Workshop
  • Seeds and Plants for the garden
  • Garden Reference Books in the Stableyard Tea Room
  • Tool Storage Boxes plus Bits & Pieces for the Workshop Re-Organisation
  • Specialist Knives & Chisels for the Woods Group
  • Timber for making new gates
  • Wood & Fixings for extending the Boardwalk, plus handrails
  • Pond Restoration in Hollybush Woods
  • Waterproofing of the Swimming Pool in the Bamboo Garden
  • Restoration and improvement of Rockinghill Wood
  • Boardwalk in Hollybush Wood to provide better access for visitors and at the same time safeguard the flora and fauna
  • Long handled pruning saw and small chainsaw for coppicing and minor tree surgery
  • Badger Hide for Rockinghill Wood
  • Fruit Press to make juice with windfall apples
  • Scroll Saw to cut plywood shapes for children to paint
  • Pole Lathe and Shave Horse equipment, plus associated hand tools and training for volunteers

We are grateful to the following donors for their support:

  • WSCC North Mid-Sussex Committee
  • Gatwick Community Trust
  • The Big Lottery
  • Lingfield Marathon
  • Co-operative Community Dividend Award
  • Lewes NT Association
  • Turners Hill Decorative & Fine Arts Society (local branch of NADFAS)
  • Sussex Community Foundation – Grassroots
  • WSCC County Local Committee Community Grant