The Oates Collection

A short film ‘The Oates Collection’ was produced following the recent refurbishment of the Captain Lawrence Oates galleries at Gilbert White’s House. The film, produced as a student project, provides a virtual tour for those unable to access the first floor galleries. [embedplusvideo height=”281″ width=”450″ standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/U5Y2lMxS7gw?fs=1” vars=”ytid=U5Y2lMxS7gw&width=450&height=281&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep2364″ /]

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Gold for Gilbert’s Games

Despite the gloomy weather forecast the weekend of the very first Gilbert’s Games & Country Fair turned out to be two sun filled days of enthusiastic sporting fun. We were unsure as to how the public would respond to the challenge of a medley of 18th Century sporting activities. All

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90 degrees South Conference

A capacity audience enjoyed a full day of Antarctic themed presentations at the Field Studies Centre.

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Oates Galleries opened

Tributes to “A very gallant gentleman” “All who come to the museum will be reminded of his bravery, perseverance, determination and at the end, his extraordinary self- sacrifice.” (HRH Prince Charles, message to the Museum).

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Queues at the Door!

We are delighted to report an overwhelming response to our announcement that the Official Opening of the Oates Galleries will take place on Saturday 10th March at 11.00am.

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Launch of new Oates Galleries!

2012 will be an exciting year as we mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Antarctic Explorer Captain Lawrence Oates.Work is underway to install exciting new interactive galleries (officially opening on Saturday 10th March 2012) to mark the centenary....

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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 December) at the Regency Dance, held in Gilbert White’s 16th Century Hampshire Barn. The Hampshire Regency Dancers were on hand with expert Caller Sally Petchey, to guide novices in the art of Pousettes and Balancé, set to live

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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 at the museum and gardens. Congratulations go to Mr P. Standley, Ms D. Grant, Mrs L. Hill, Mr Wells and Mr R. Irwin who received the following prizes in order:- A wicker hamper of 6

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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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Spring is Sprung!

Spring is sprung in the garden! David, our much-loved head gardener loses his weather-weary expression (and one of his pairs of woolly socks- he had taken to wearing three pairs at once!) when the snowdrops begin to emerge on Bakers Hill and exudes a new excitement for the start of

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