Mulled Wine Weekend

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and we are gearing up to our annual Mulled Wine Weekend. This free event is perfect for everyone who is looking for some festive cheer, come and see the beautiful decorations and get taken on wassail an historic yuletide tradition. We will

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Gilbert White & The Oates Collections Commended at Tourism Awards

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections have been awarded commended at the Beautiful South Awards, in the category best Small Visitor Attraction.  This year saw a near record number of entries (170) in 23 categories from all parts of the region – 40% more than last year. They were shortlisted

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What’s happening at the Eco Fair?

We are trying to live a little greener nowadays, so to help make life a little easier we are holding our inaugural Eco Fair on the 23rd November. Our Eco Fair is a great opportunity to discover a wide range of local green groups, businesses and campaigns. With planet friendly

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What’s on in October

What’s on in October Pond Exhibition  Our Autumn Exhibition ‘Pond: Mere, Rune, Flint has been very popular so far! It’s only open for another six weeks so make sure you catch it before it’s gone! Half term Inspired by our exhibition we are introducing two trails for half term. One

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What’s on in September?

What’s on in September? New Opening Times We are now opening on MONDAYS in September! So that seven days a week of September fun! Astronomy Course See the starts with us! Learn about the stars and planets, as well as the history of astronomy and practical tips to help your

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Looking to the Stars!

Earlier this year the world celebrated the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, and we in our own way celebrated the 250th anniversary of Gilbert White observing the Transit of Venus. An 18th Century parson naturalist and space don’t seem to be natural companions, but Gilbert White was a keen

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Wuthering Heights

“It was not the thorn bending to the honeysuckles, but the honeysuckles embracing the thorn.” ― Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights The Museum will be taken to the Yorkshire Moors this August, as Chapterhouse Theatre Company proudly presents the wild and tempestuous love story of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, set on

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What’s Happening in August!

What’s Happening in August! Summer Holiday activities!  We are super busy with summer holiday activities. From Life labs to Wild Art, Meadow Exploring to Discover activities; we’ve got everything a young naturalist needs! Edward Lear August is the last month of our Edward Lear exhibition, so if you haven’t seen

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What’s on at Gilbert White Day

Gilbert White turns 299 on the 18th July and on the 20th July we are holding a birthday party! Join us on the 20th for a chance to see Gilbert White’s house and garden for half price admission as well as… Playing Eighteenth Century Games on the Lawn… …Making a

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What’s on in the Summer Holidays?

What’s on during the summer holidays you ask? Look no further! Here is a list of our family activities during July and August! Discover Activities 23rd July- 4th September Choose a new way to discover our museum and grounds by borrowing one of our scavenger hunts, Butterfly and leaf spotting

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