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Tips for September

September is upon us and here’s what is going on at Gilbert White’s! WILD Art exhibition September marks the start of our second temporary exhibition in the Discovery Room. WILD is collective of four female artists, whose styles and methods all vary in creating wonderful pieces of contemporary art. For

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Dog Show

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections are hosting their 3rd annual Dog Show on the 2nd September supporting Many Tears Animal Rescue. The Dog Show is a free event, and a great day out for the whole family particularly any canine companions. There will be judged categories including, Cheeky Youngster

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Guide to the Georgian Fair

We’re going back in time this weekend! Here’s a guide of how to make the most of the Georgian Fair! Saturday 4th August 10:30 Arrive take a turn around the fair and meet our fine craftsman. Collect the Great Parlour game and start to follow the clues. 11:00 Embrace your

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Georgian fair

Tips for August

Tips for August How is it already August! We’ve already had a whooper of a summer and with the nice weather set to continue into August here are some tips into how to make the most of the month. 1. Go to the Georgian Fair The main event of the

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Georgian Fair

Gilbert’s Games has had a re-brand and is back better than before!  We’ve taken all the best bits of the event and added even more for the first weekend of August (4th & 5th). The Museum will be transported back to the time of Gilbert White and the reigns of

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What’s on in the Summer Holidays?

The Summer Holidays are almost upon us we have an amazing programme of nature activities for families to take part between now and September! The Summer Holidays don’t have to be expensive! Why not spend your summer in our grounds completing the Alphabet Trail or one of the Summer Holiday

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Tips for July

Tips for July. It’s July and it’s a sizzler of a month! We’ve got some great ideas of how to spend the month! 1. Enjoy the cool The great thing about old houses is that they are much cooler in the heat! Cool off from the sun in one of

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Illustrating the Natural history of Selborne

Illustrating the Natural History of Selborne

Illustrating the Natural History of Selborne Joshua Godfrey , our Learning & Participation Manager and Curator of our first temporary exhibition in the new Discovery Room talks about Illustrating the Natural History of Selborne.  The beauty of Gilbert White’s writing and conversational style of his book, The Natural History &

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A Guide to The Unusual Plants Fair

Our most popular event Unusual Plants Fair is this weekend, so here’s a guide to make the most of the weekend! Saturday 16th 10:30: We open! Hold on to your hats! It’s sometimes very busy first thing, as many people come to get first dibs on plants, don’t worry though

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Tips for Summer

Its summer, arguably the best season of the year and we have plenty of ideas of how to spend a summer in Selborne! 1. Have a Picnic Summer isn’t summer without a picnic; we have 25 acres of picnic spots to choose from whatever the weather! 2. Unusual Plants Fair

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