Interview with Rosemary Irwin.

WALKING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GILBERT WHITE 27TH APRIL – 5TH MAY 2015 Between 27th April and 5th May 2015 Rosemary will be following in the footsteps of the great pioneering eighteenth century naturalist and writer, Gilbert White. Rosemary will be walking the 74 miles from Gilbert White’s former home

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Why am I passionate about Gilbert White?

WALKING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GILBERT WHITE 27TH APRIL – 5TH MAY Part 4 Rosemary explains further about why she and a band of 80+ walkers will be making the trek from Selborne to Oxford later this month. Why am I passionate about Gilbert White? Not only that he was

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Garden Newsletter: April

Well it’s not exactly April, and the weather is rather cold but it is time for the Weeders Newsletter for the month, because as I explained in the last newsletter, I have to bring the Sunday meeting forward to avoid clashes with Easter and family commitments. March/April volunteering dates are

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Garden Newsletter: March

It seems like spring might be here?  Sunny periods, bulbs sprouting, the garden’s coming to life! We all so want it to happen, but we must be cautious- everything could change again- back to winter!  So with cautious optimism I greet the coming growing season, and you’ll all realise that

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Friday’s Solar Eclipse. Cloud… What Cloud?

        Undaunted by cloud cover the garden team, inspired by Gilbert White’s interest in celestial phenomena, attempted to use a colander to see the solar eclipse this Friday. Unfortunately the weather was somewhat against us and we had to admit defeat. We did, at least, observe the

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Celebrating the Birthday of Lawrence Oates on the 17th March

To celebrate the birthday of Lawrence Oates on the 17th March Gilbert White & The Oates Collections hosted a competition with an unique prize- your photography displayed in our Lawrence Oates Gallery. The theme of the competition was Extreme Weather, Extreme Places and we were looking for images of fantastic

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March Offer…

Valid Tuesdays to Thursdays this offer is the perfect excuse to visit our historic house, gardens and parkland. There is no better way to spend your day with sun starting to break through the winter gloom, and the signs of spring evident throughout the garden… Just print off the voucher

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Garden Newsletter: February

Welcome to a brand new year in Gilbert White’s Garden! Things are starting to grow already! It’s been quite a mild winter so far, apart from a few cold spells, and the bulbs are pushing through. Soil conditions are a little wet, but reasonably workable-weeding can, and has been done!

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Garden Newsletter: December

The end of another year! Thank you all so much for your continued support! There’s still a lot of work to be done in the garden, and I know many of you are helping either decorate the house or during the Mulled Wine Weekend- yes, note weekend, it’s now, for

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We would like to send our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of our valued volunteer Carole Woods who died recently on 6th December 2014. Carole ran our quilting group for many years and, with her husband Laurie, was always an inspiring and enthusiastic supporter of the Museum and

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