Antarctica

Antarctica 2019

To coincide with our programme of Antarctic events January-April 2019 we will be displaying some of the museum’s antarctic treasures not usually on display. Friday 18th January 2019 – Sunday 28th April 2019. Free with Admission Antarctica 2019 Events Programme: 24th January: Spuds, sledges and sovereignty: Preserving historic sites in the

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Summer Explorer Fun

Running throughout the Summer holidays- Free with Admission Explorer Backpacks Borrow one of our Family Explorer Backpacks from reception to take your natural adventure to the next level. Backpacks include magnifying glasses, binoculars, sketch books and identification keys. Deposit required. Gilbert’s Geocaching & Scavenger Hunts Running throughout the holidays, families

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Heritage Gardening

Every Monday During July and August Modern tools and equipment will be banned from the kitchen garden as crops are sown, weeded and harvested for the kitchen. Members of the garden team will be working in eighteenth century costume and using heritage tools to carry out the tasks that Gilbert

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Art Intervention- Adrian Berg

Adrian Berg presents an exhibition, the first of which is hoped to be a series of such ‘interventions’ at Gilbert White & The Oates Collections. This subtle and unostentatious painter, like the great naturalist, spent his entire adult life devoted to the single minded pursuit of opening our eyes to

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Inspired by the Word

Inspired by the Word is an exhibition by contemporary artists celebrating the literature of Hampshire writers – Jane Austen, Edward Thomas and Gilbert White. Winchester Cathedral, Gilbert White’s garden at Gilbert White & The Oates Collection in Selborne, Petersfield Physic Garden and Museum (new galleries), Chawton House Library and the Red

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