A WILD Exhibition

We are very excited at this weekend marks the start of our new exhibition WILD, from the 8th September till the 30th November. WILD is collective of four female artists, whose styles and methods all vary in creating wonderful pieces of contemporary art. For this exhibition the artist’s will create

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Tips for the Dog Show

If you love dogs as much as we do the Dog Show this Sunday is a must event! It is free as well with only a minimal fee to join a competition! If you want to get the most out of the day here’s a quick to what’s happening! 10:30

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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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We have a Sandford Award!

We have recently been awarded a prestigious Sandford Award for education. The Sandford Award is an independently judged, quality assured assessment of education programmes at heritage sites, museums, archives and collections across the British Isles. 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the Sandford Award. The Awards focus on formal, curriculum-linked

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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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Inspiring Journeys: July Blog

Inspiring Journeys: July Blog The summer season has most definitely started and it’s great seeing new and old visitors enjoy the new facilities. After months of delays we were finally able to open the Café this month! We’ve been serving a reduced menu from Bells Library since September, and while

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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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