Calendar of Music Events & Creative Workshops 

Buy some Art, join at workshop at the Flaming House during the AOH festival in May 2024. 

Enjoy, relax and learn a new skill.



5-7pm on Saturday 4th May 2024 - places available


A two hour fun and exciting workshop, where you’ll learn how to make nipple tassels. Guided by an experienced teacher, where you’ll be guided step by step, just let your creative juices flow.

A fun and friendly experience for a hen party, baby shower or birthday. Group discounts offered. Take home your lovely keep-sake creations, gift boxed to be treasured or pret-a porter for a fun night out!

Charlie Doodle teaches creative workshops all year round, email for more info. Click here to book the Nipple Tassel making workshop. Limited spaces available.

£39 includes all materials, gift box, professional tuition and refreshments.

The Flamingo House 14a Wilbury road, Hove BN3 3JN


11am on Sat 25th May 2024 - places still available


11am-1pm on Sat 25th May 2024


To kick start the Brighton festival, Charlie Doodle will be running a fresh flower crown making workshop from 11am on Saturday 25th May in The Flamingo Garden, 14a Wilbury road, Hove BN3 3JN. Learn a new skill and bring out your inner Goddess ✨

Email for more info or click here to sign up.
£44 per person, all materials, refreshments and professional tuition included.
Limited spaces available.


3-5pm on Sunday 26th May 2024 - places available


Learn a new skill with this creative workshop.

Ever fancied learning how to make mosaics?
Claire from Beauty in Boken will be running a Mosaic making workshop from 3-5pm on Sunday 26th May at The Flamingo House, 14a Wilbury road, Hove BN3 3JN.
We recently took part in one her classes and it was fabulous ✨
Email for more info and to sign up.
£35 per person, all materials and tuition included.
Limited spaces available.



Flock to the Flamingo's nest to enjoy some live Latino music amongst the banana trees and sculptures.


We're super excited to be presenting Carina McGrath and her band Cha cha Mongo, who will bring some sunshine to our exotic garden.

Warm your heart, dance and bask in the melody of her sumptuous voice and percussions.


Sit back, enjoy the music and earn some good karma points as all donations will be gifted to their chosen charity



In addition, you can take part in our online Art auction where you can place bids and win some amazing pieces gifted by the Flaming House artists. All proceeds will be donated to Make a Wish Foundation.

Click here for more info.


FREE ENTRY - Donations recommended




1-2pm on Sat 21st May 2022


Learn how to make your very own stylish Personalised jewellery (cufflinks, pendants or keyrings), a gorgeous keepsake for yourself or a loved one using vintage maps, comic books, music sheets or typographic initials.

In this workshop, you will create one the following items:

– Personalised silver plated cufflinks
– Personalised silver plated pendant
– 2 personalised silver plated key-rings

Gift-boxed and ready to offer.

£25 per person includes all materials, professional tuition and refreshments.

To secure your booking, please click on the link below

Please enquire if you would like to schedule a private group lesson at a different time, date or location. We also run workshops to make cufflinks, pendants, candles, flower crowns, nipple tassels as well as pineapple pimping. ​A fun and friendly experience for everyone.


3pm on Sunday 22nd May 2022


The Flamingo House & Garden, 14a Wilbury road Hove BN33JN 

Feast your ears on the beautiful music of Blue Mountain while soaking in some sunshine in the serene Flamingo garden. 

We will be launching our Art for Ukraine auction to provide survival emergency needs and support cultural workers who have remained in Ukraine and urgently need help to ensure a basic standard of living and security.

All donations and funds raised will be donated to



Place your bid online or in the @theflamingohouseuk in our Art for Ukraine auction to provide survival emergency needs and support cultural workers who have remained in Ukraine and urgently need help to ensure a basic standard of living and security.

Auction closes on Sunday 29th May 2022 at 5pm.

Winners will be announced online and in the Flamingo garden, 14a Wilbury road Hove BN33JN

Open from 11am-6pm every Saturday and sunday from 7-29th May 2022 

The Flamingo House & Garden 
14a wilbury road, Hove BN33JN

Peace Day 

Join us on bank holiday Monday 28th May 2018 to celebrate Peace Day at the Flamingo House. Relax in the garden and listen to enchanting live music by Zimbaremabwe and the Vegan buskers, enjoy some delicious plant-based food and earn some good Karma points by shopping for beautiful Art & unique gifts as the Flamingo House will be donating half of its profits to Peace Direct. Enter our silent auction to win some fantastic prizes! Free entry.

Tom Petkus at the Flamingo House 

The poignant and striking compositions of Lithuanian photographer Tom Petkus will be revealed at the Flamingo House & Studio in May. 

His stunning black and white female portraits evoke a sense of timeless beauty and sadness, while the rest of his work implores the viewer to delve deeper.

Open from 11am-6pm on 5,  6, 7, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 & 28th May 2018


Fun for all the family

Want to do something fun with the family during the Brighton Festival? Hove is the place to be.

Hove Arts is a collective of 22 venues including some award winning homes & gardens, Art galleries, tattoo parlour, 5 star hotel and artist studios. Part of the Artist Open House festival, these venues offer free entry and opens their doors to the public every weekend in May including bank holiday Mondays.
This part of town has pioneered its popularity with families, as children of all ages travel through the trail with a Hove Trotters passport, answering quizzes along the way. Collect enough stickers and trade them in for a FREE hot chocolate and book voucher at the Book Nook.
At the Flamingo House, discover fun activities like face painting, pineapple decorating & live music as well as delicious healthy food served among the palm trees. Other venues have fantastic demonstrations and educational workshops, so everyone can enjoy the Art and a relaxed and unique shopping experience.

The Flamingo has hatched a new Studio!

The Flamingo house is thrilled to present its brand spanking new sister the Flamingo Studio Gallery. Shopping made easy with great unique gifts for all budgets. All major cards accepted.


Follow the pink footprints and find us at 14a Wilbury road, Hove BN3 3JN

We're on TV!



We were smitten and honoured to be chosen as the venue to represent the Artists Open Houses this year, although we might have lost a pink feather or two from flapping about when the camera crew turned up talking about broadcasting LIVE on TV... 


ITV interviewed AOH festival director Judy Stevens, resident artist Charlotte Axworthy and guest ceramicist Soreh Levy.


Click below to view ITV's News clip


What's behind the wall? 

Intrigued by what's been hiding behind the wall over the past 3 weeks? The Flamingo House will be unveiling it's ultimate piece this weekend. 'The Calumet' by local Artist Pierre Bamin brings a breath of fresh air during these tumultuous times.


An innovative work of Art comprised of 2 inspiring paintings set back to back on a revolutionary swivel frame allowing the owner-to-be the choice to display either side.


Experience this visionary masterpiece at the Flamingo House this weekend only.


Mr Phil at the Flamingo House 

The Flamingo House launch - Saturday 6th May 2017


Spread your wings and flock to the Flamingo House launch on Saturday 6th May from 11 am-6pm.


Vinyl decal making live demo with guest artist Mister Phil (aka Mandalaman) at 2.30pm.

Click here for more info on his work


Children's activities:

Face painting

Trampoline sessions

Hove trotters passports, collect enough stickers and get a free hot chocolate at Book Nook.


Back by popular demand, Viva los Vegan will be serving delicious buddha bowls, mezzes & cakes in our exotic garden.


Free entry.

 AFRICA DAY - Sunday 21st May 2017

Africa Day - Sunday 21st May 2017 from 11am-6pm


Come and celebrate AFRICA DAY with us on Sunday 21st May.

Sit back among the sculptures & palm trees and enjoy the African vibes at the Flamingo House & Garden. We’ve teamed up with some incredible people to host our very own special event called ‘Africa Day’.


With so much conflict in the world, we need to bring Peace to the fore while delivering a creative feast for all the senses. Our aim is to bring awareness to our visitors, which is why we will be working closely with Peace Direct who support people to stop wars, conflict, violence and build peace, one person at a time.


Live Music Trio Zimbaremabwe from 2pm 

featuring Linos (Mbira), Gary (Saxophone) and Andy (guitar).

Inspired? Bring home some of the sunshine by purchasing a CD or signing up to learn how to play the Mbira.

Click here for more info on classes, gigs, tracks at


Live action painting from Sierra Leonean guest artist Pierre Baminwhose stunning paintings will be exhibited in the main room.


Kunaka stone have brought a wonderful selection of sculptures from Zimbabwe to be displayed in our garden and help the artists share their fine talents in the UK.


After soaking up some sun, food & music, why not earn some good karma points by supporting our local and African Artists as the Flamingo House will be donating 10% of all Africa Day sale profits to


Why not flock to the Flamingo House, sit among the banana & palm trees, listen to some uplifting music, admire beautiful Art & wax cushions and enjoy some delicious healthy food lovingly prepared by Viva los Vegan.


Free entry.

Find us at

The Flamingo House & Studio

Garden entrance

14a Wilbury road



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