top tips for summer

Fun at the Nature Festival

There was plenty of fun at the Nature Festival last Saturday. Hundreds of naturalists and families joined together on Saturday 27th for Gilbert White & The Oates Collections Nature Festival. The day was well attended with approximately 400 people from families enjoying the great activities and crafts, on the bank

Continue reading
guide to our nature festival

Guide to our Nature Festival 2017

Guide to our Nature Festival! Meet the exhibitors and see what’s on at our Nature Festival 27th May 2017! 10:30: We Open! Come and meet the stallholders who will be here until 5pm! This year we are joined by The RSPB . South Downs National Park Authority . The National

Continue reading
recording butterflies

RECORDING BUTTERFLIES

THE MODERN NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE RECORDING BUTTERFLIES One objective of the current Activity Plan for the Museum is delivery of a Modern Natural History of Selborne based on contemporary observations of the natural world in the grounds and surrounding area. As part of this, the Field Studies Centre in

Continue reading
nature festival

Nature Festival

We are holding our second annual Nature Festival on 27th May 2017. The day is for everyone, from families looking for a great day out to those passionate about nature and its conservation. The festival will consist of organisations such as The RSPB, South Downs National Park Authority, The National

Continue reading
adrian berg

Art Intervention- Adrian Berg

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections presents an exhibition of the paintings and watercolours of Adrian Berg, the first of what is hoped to be a series of such ‘interventions’ at the Museum, is a particularly appropriate way to introduce contemporary art into this context. This subtle and unostentatious painter,

Continue reading
Antarctic Science

Antarctic Science as popular as ever!

Antarctic Science is proved as popular as ever with our 2017 Oates Antarctic Lectures – generously supported by UKAHT – proved that the draw of Antarctica is still as great as ever. More than 300 people attended talks on different aspects of Antarctica. Klaus Dodds, Professor of Geopolitics at Royal

Continue reading
tips for may

A Guide to our Wedding Fayre

What’s happening at the Wedding Fayre? Here’s a step by step guide to what you can expect at our Wedding Fayre! But don’t worry if you forget our Master of Ceremonies, Nigel Worsfold, will keep people informed about the events throughout the day! 11:00am We Open! Stalls will come alive,

Continue reading
top tips for summer

10 Tips for May

It’s May and here our 10 tips for visiting the Museum this month. See the Meadow! May is an amazing time at Gilbert White’s as our Meadow turns bright yellow with Buttercups as far as the eye can see! 2. Plan a Wedding!  The Wedding Season is nearly upon us,

Continue reading
Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson Opens our Exhibition!

On Thursday 13th April Bill Bryson OBE opened our Inspired by the Word Exhibition! Inspired by the Word is a collection of pieces of art by British artists, inspired by Hampshire’s great writers. The exhibition, inspired by Gilbert White, Jane Austen and Edward Thomas will be on display in venues

Continue reading
wedding fayre

Designer debuts Wedding Dress Collection at our Wedding Fayre

Perfect for a romantic wedding dress, KASIA AUSTIN’s exquisite designs epitomise an English summer’s day. Exciting news! Kasia Austin will be unveiling her Love’s Young Dream collection of beautiful bespoke bridal wear and accessories here at Gilbert White’s House on 7 May at The Wedding Fayre. Kasia colourwashes and embroiders

Continue reading