9,788 mile Journey from the Antarctic…

9,788 mile Journey from the Antarctic: Emperor Penguin and Chick Unveiled at Gilbert White’s House, Selborne In her speech, Dr Rosemary Irwin, Chairman of Trustees, welcomed guests who included friends, partners and supporters of the Museum. Dr. Irwin thanked the Earl and Countess of Portsmouth, whose generous support enabled the

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Garden Newsletter: March

There are signs of spring approaching! Take heart! Admittedly, it is raining as I write this, but nevertheless, there was sunshine yesterday and there may well be sun today! The big push will now start, to get things up together, to catch up all those things we couldn’t do because

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Garden Newsletter: February

Time to start on the Newsletters again! Although looking outside at present – grey skies and heavy rain – you might doubt whether it’s time to start gardening again! In fact the regular weekly volunteers have been coming throughout January. Taking a short break from Newsletter writing doesn’t mean that

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Garden Newsletter: December

The last newsletter of the year! With many thanks to all garden volunteers- without you the garden would look very different- and much less interesting!! Last month we picked apples and medlars, weeded, cut down perennials, dug and composted annual beds, planted bulbs, finished cutting Bakers Hill, collected and packeted

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February update

February update –Snowdrops, the earliest harbingers of spring approaching, are now opening their delicate buds. Come and enjoy a walk up Baker’s Hill to see them and other signs that the darkest days of winter are behind us.

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Gilbert White’s Regency Dance rounds off Austen bi-centenary in Selborne

Guests celebrating the bi-centenary of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice danced their way into the past on Saturday (7th Dec) at the Regency Dance, held in Gilbert White’s 16th Century Hampshire Barn.

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Gilbert’s Grand Raffle 2013 – Winners Announced

On Sunday 3rd November the winners of Gilbert White’s first annual raffle were drawn in the Great Parlour. Congratulations go to Mr P. Standley, Ms D. Grant, Mrs L. Hill, Mr Wells and Mr R. Irwin...

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Tearific

‘It is that time of year again when we, at The Tea Guild, announce the winner of the prestigious Top Tea Place Award 2013’...and for the eighth consecutive year Gilbert White’s Tea Parlour has achieved this award.

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Gilbert White Study Day for the WEA

Gilbert White Study Day for the WEA – Monday 15th April 2013 We are very excited to be able to work with the WEA in offering a study day based on the Selborne naturalist, Gilbert White. The day will take place at the Gilbert White House and Gardens, where WEA

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Regency Dance Tickets On Sale Now!

Enjoy an evening of Regency dining & dancing with the Hampshire Regency Dancers. In the delightful setting of our 16th Century barn the costumed Regency Dancers will guide you through Country Dances, Cotillions and Quadrilles. Ticket price includes a welcoming glass of Negus and a cold buffet supper. A pay bar

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