Museum Week Heritage To finish our Museum Week on social media we are looking at Heritage, but here in Selborne we are spoilt for choice! So I’ve decided to blog about an exciting heritage project starting next week that will run throughout the summer Heritage gardening! We’ve always been proud
Museum Week Music Did you know that there is one degree of separation between Gilbert White and Mozart? Gilbert White’s The Natural History of Selborne is made up of a series of letters addressed to two individuals. One of these is Daines Barrington; Barrington was a lawyer, naturalist and antiquarian.
Museum Week Food Food is very important to us here at Gilbert White & the Oates Collections, you just need to visit our Tea Parlour to realise that. But food is also a wonderful way of getting to know the characters we celebrate here at the Museum, by learning about
The quiet village of Selborne home to Gilbert White seems quite removed from the famous village of Chawton during the time of Jane Austen, however the lives of these two literary figures were not so disconnected, their lives overlapped by eighteen years and their homes were only four miles from
Thinking of coming along to the Unusual Plants Fair? Here’s a guide of how to make the best out of the weekend! Saturday 17th June 10:30: Serious about gardening? This is the time to show up! Make sure you get the plants you need before anyone else does!! 11:00: Too
Ideas for Father’s Day Father’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’re struggling to think of ideas here are some Gilbert White approved suggestions! 1. Take him to the Unusual Plants Fair Our Unusual Plant Fair is the perfect family day out to treat Dad and Grandad, with
Here’s some tips for June, here is beautiful Summery* Selborne. * Here’s hoping anyway! 1. Enjoy the first month of summer! Nothing’s better than Summer in Hampshire! And where better to spend it than in Selborne? Take a walk, have a picnic or just enjoy the quiet before the schools
This year we are celebrating the 25th annual Unusual Plants Fair on the 17th and 18th June 2017. The weekend is the biggest date on the museum’s calendar and this year looks set to be packed full of stall holders, demonstrations and talks. We will be joined by nurseries, garden