The Perfect Mother and Daughter Day

It’s not often during the hectic term time that Mum’s can really enjoy quality time with their daughters. Here at Gilbert White’s & The Oates Collections we think moments such as these are important which is why we are organising a wonderful Mother and Daughter Sewing Day. Whether your daughter

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Museums at Night… What goes bump in the night?

We’re about to find out what goes bump in the night at Gilbert White’s… We’ve invited Bat expert Nik Knight to tell us more about the Bats that live in Selborne and why the Museum and the surrounding grounds are so good for these mysterious creatures! The evening is part

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Unusual Plants Fair Draws Gardening Crowds and Plant Experts

Plant lovers from far and wide enjoyed hunting for unique additions to their garden this weekend at Gilbert White’s in Selborne, at their Unusual Plants Fair. Despite the unreliable weather forecast, visitors turned out in force to support this annual fundraising event, and browse amongst specialist growers from across the

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9,788 mile Journey from the Antarctic…

9,788 mile Journey from the Antarctic: Emperor Penguin and Chick Unveiled at Gilbert White’s House, Selborne In her speech, Dr Rosemary Irwin, Chairman of Trustees, welcomed guests who included friends, partners and supporters of the Museum. Dr. Irwin thanked the Earl and Countess of Portsmouth, whose generous support enabled the

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Gilbert White’s Regency Dance rounds off Austen bi-centenary in Selborne

Guests celebrating the bi-centenary of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice danced their way into the past on Saturday (7th December) at the Regency Dance, held in Gilbert White’s 16th Century Hampshire Barn. The Hampshire Regency Dancers were on hand with expert Caller Sally Petchey, to guide novices in the art of Pousettes and Balancé, set to live

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