Listen in to BBC Radio 4 Saturday Live to hear Trustee Philip Geddes talk about the extraordinary journey of our Emperor Penguin and Chick from the Antarctic to Selborne! The Penguin and Chick will be on display at the Museum from Tuesday 18th March. Listen in at the BBC>>
How else could one start the improbable tale of the Emperor and the General but by misquoting the gallant Captain Oates – “I am just coming from the Antarctic and I may be some time”? But the story of the Emperor Penguin and its travels was just that. At the
How do you fancy sixty muddy pairs of hands? The FSC is fast becoming the national hub of excellence in environmental art . Here the children started their day creating the iconic mud circle in Gault clay
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
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
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
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
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.