Really Wild Gardening

David Standing, head gardener at Gilbert White & The Oates Collections will be offering advice on wild gardening on Saturday 7th May 2016. David has over 37 years of experience as gardener at Gilbert White’s House in Selborne. This 3hr course will in include an introduction to wild gardening, information

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We cordially invite you to our Wedding Fayre.

The Museum, Gardens and Barn are an increasingly popular wedding venue with wedding bookings on a record high. To celebrate we are holding our very first Wedding Fayre on Sunday 1st May, 10:30-5:00pm. The day will be free of charge, with plenty to do and see. See our beautiful 16th

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Cottage Containers Workshop

30th April 2016 11am-2pm This is the time of year when we can finally start looking after our gardens! Our head gardener here at Gilbert White & The Oates Collections is offering an exclusive opportunity to learn more about containers and take away your own container full of flowers from

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Wildly Intriguing Workshops

We will be joined by Wild Intrigue to host a series of exciting wildlife workshops for young and old on the 2nd and 3rd of April. Wild Intrigue is a company that creates and delivers tailored experiences and workshops to enable young people to encounter the unique inspiration of the

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Easter Activities

The Easter Holidays are a great chance to spend some quality time with the family. And if you’re looking for something a little different this Easter Gilbert White & The Oates Collection in Selborne is for you… From the 26th March until the 10th April your family can take part

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A 250th Celebration of the Hampshire Butterfly

Today at Gilbert White’s House we are celebrating a very special anniversary and the Hampshire Butterfly. Andy Barker from the Hampshire branch of The Butterfly Conservation tells us more… By virtue of its southerly situation and variety of habitats, Hampshire is without doubt one of the best counties in England

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Selborne Snowdrops

It’s Snowdrop Weekend here in Selborne, and our garden team have been researching this welcome sight of spring.  Laurie Woods, our resident snowdrop expert and deputy head gardener Rose have begun to establish two colonies of Selborne Greentips in Gilbert White’s Garden in Selborne.   Selborne has several fine drifts of

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We Love Our Friends and Volunteers Day 2016!

Love was certainly in the air last week at Gilbert White’s House! We love our friends, volunteers and supporters all year round but it’s important to show it, and that’s exactly what the day was all about. Friends and Volunteers from all walks of Museum life came together with staff

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Happy New Year! Museum Events in 2016

2015 was one of Gilbert White & The Oates Collections best ever years! However we at Gilbert White’s are now looking forward to a jammed packed year in 2016! We thought we’d share with our Museum Events 2016. January January is already off to a flying start with our first event

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Do you want to build an Ice Palace?

Louise our Education Manager tells us about what’s happening at our Snow Queen Activity Morning on the 12th December! Jump into your Christmas preparations on the 12th December this year and join us for a lovely day filled with Christmas crafts and a family friendly production of Hans Christian Andersen’s

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