top tips for November

Top Tips for November

Here are our top tips for November! 1. Sparkle at our Bonfire Night Remember Remember the fifth of November… as we’re having a bonfire! Free to attend with a BBQ and sparklers! We start from 6pm! 2. Enjoy a slice of cake and a coffee with friends Nothing better on

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autumn nature lectures

Autumn Nature Lectures

Join us this November for two wonderful lectures focusing on conversing our wildlife. The final two lectures of our Autumn Lecture Series, give us a fascinating insight into how we can preserve the natural world. On Thursday 9th we are delighted to welcome Andy Broadhurst and Tim Norriss from the

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the garden in October

The Garden in October

The garden blog is back! The torch has passed to Garden manager Rose, now that David has retired and we’re delighted to find out what’s happening in the garden in October. Autumn has come to the garden. Any casual visitor looking up at the hanger, brushed with burnished gold, would

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inspiring journeys october blog

Inspiring Journeys October Blog

Inspiring Journeys October Blog It’s October and the garden is full of autumnal colour! Behind the green screen in the garden, work continues in the stable yard. The roof tiles that were broken on the eighteenth century stable roof have been removed and replaced by the tiles on parts of

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moth night 2017

Moth Night 2017

Moths are sensitive indicators of the health of the natural environment and a vital part of the food chain; something which didn’t escape the attention of Gilbert White as early as the 18th Century. On Friday 13th October, and the following morning, we participated in the national celebration of moths

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Migrant Moths are heading our way!

The silver-striped hawk-moth, a migrant moth, may be heading our way over the next few nights to feed on our ivy… Join our Moth Night, and let’s see what we can find! We cant promise a Silver-striped Hawk-moth but we’re sugaring some trees and putting out some lights as well

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an evening with jane austen

An Evening with Jane Austen

It is a truth universally acknowledged that we all love a little Jane Austen, including us! On Friday 27th October we will be hosting an evening with Jane Austen, between 6pm and 9pm. Although Gilbert White may have missed meeting his most famous literary neighbour it hasn’t stopped the museum

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top seven historic apples

Top seven historic apples

Core Blimey! It’s apple season! Here at Gilbert White’s garden we love our apples which frequently get made into our preserves, juice and cider. But did you know we have many varieties of apple that are rather much older that those found in your super market? Here’s our top seven

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ten things to do in october

Ten things to do in October!

Here’s our top ten things to do in October! Visit our Pop-Up Cafe! Whilst we wait for new cafe to open in April we are delighted to welcome our new pop-up tea parlour! The same great food, slightly less fancy china! Plus you can learn all about Gilbert White whilst

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Autumnal half term

An Autumnal Half Term!

This Half-Term we will be getting very autumnal with a week of Autumn themed activities and workshops! Throughout the week visitors will be able to take a sketching kit with them for free and are challenged to sketch what they see, this runs from Saturday 21st till Sunday 29th. On

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