You know us we love our wildlife! Here are our favourite wildlife events coming up this summer… 1. Bat Walks Not one but three! We’ve joined up with the Hampshire bat group and our favourite bat man Nik Knight for a selection on Bat Walks this summer. On the 19th
Our HLF funded project is in full whack! But what’s going on behind those boards and how is the project going to affect your visit? The stable yard. The stable yard is the part of the museum visitors won’t have seen before, used until now as storage and a space
We love food here at Gilbert White’s so we are delighted that July is Hampshire Fare’s Food Festival to celebrate here are our nine foodie tips! 1. Visit the Hampshire fare website! There are so many events, suppliers and places to visit in Hampshire if you love great local food!
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