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

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the garden in April

The Garden in April

As the temperatures rise, and the sun comes out- the garden begins to grow! So this is our time to make sure we get the garden off to a great start, and get on top of the weeds before the weeds get on top of us! The garden is now

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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

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The Hidden Face of Antarctica

On the 27th April we will be joined by Professor David Vaughan for the last of our Antarctic Lecture series. Professor Vaughan is the Director of Science at British Antarctic Survey with responsibility for the strategic development and excellence in scientific output of the science teams employed by the British

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top tips for summer

Hop into Easter at Gilbert White’s!

Easter is just around the corner as we have plenty going on in Selborne. On the 8th April grab your wellies and join us for a walk! At 11am and 1pm we will be going on family friendly sensory walk through our grounds to explore the changing seasons. Also from

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What to do in April

Spring and Easter are here, so here are ten tips for what to do in April! 1. Enjoy Spring April is a lovely time of the year and the garden is in full spring transformation, with bursting with flowers and blossom don’t miss it! 2. Easter Crafts Have little ones

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the garden in april

The Winepipe returns!

Gilbert White described a rather unusual feature of his beloved garden, a mound, made from the spoils of his HaHa with a spinning port barrel on top, finished with a thatched roof. A replica of such a contraction has been a common site in the gardens of Gilbert Whites House

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White walks Writers Way

Chair of Trustees Rosemary Irwin, is continuing her successful literary walks following in the footsteps of Gilbert White. This year she plans to walk the Writer’s Way on Sunday 23rd April. The walk, which will raise funds for the museum’s major renovation project, is the next logical step after two

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It’s a nice a day for a Gilbert White Wedding

Gilbert White & the Oates Collections cordially invite you to their second annual Wedding Fayre. The barn at Gilbert White’s House is a favourite for beautiful weddings, with brides and grooms from all over Hampshire, Sussex, Surrey and London spending their special day in Selborne. This year’s Wedding Fayre on

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English Tourism Week

It’s English Tourism Week! So here’s 7 ways to celebrate! 1.Visit us! Sounds simple and it is! We are a heritage hidden gem, so if you’ve never been why not visit us Tuesday-Sunday? 2. Enjoy Selborne  There’s plenty to do in Selborne, climb the famous zig zag named one of

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