When Dr. Sara Lodge got in contact with us and told us about the link between Selborne and the nonsense writer Edward Lear we couldn’t believe it! Edward Lear Edward Lear was a writer probably most famous for ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’ and popularising the limerick. He was also
On the 18th January 1912, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, along with his team put their union flags into the snow at the South Pole. This was what they had all been striving for, but the experience was embittered by the circumstances. The Terra Nova team (Scott, Oates, Wilson, Bowers and
We are very excited at this weekend marks the start of our new exhibition WILD, from the 8th September till the 30th November. WILD is collective of four female artists, whose styles and methods all vary in creating wonderful pieces of contemporary art. For this exhibition the artist’s will create
Illustrating the Natural History of Selborne Joshua Godfrey , our Learning & Participation Manager and Curator of our first temporary exhibition in the new Discovery Room talks about Illustrating the Natural History of Selborne. The beauty of Gilbert White’s writing and conversational style of his book, The Natural History &
Inspiring Journeys: April Blog We are almost there! We hit our target of opening the museum parts of the renovation by Easter. On Good Friday we opened our new shop area to the public and had a great Easter Holidays operating from our lovely new entrance, reception and beautiful shop.
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
On Thursday 13th April Bill Bryson OBE opened our Inspired by the Word Exhibition! Inspired by the Word is a collection of pieces of art by British artists, inspired by Hampshire’s great writers. The exhibition, inspired by Gilbert White, Jane Austen and Edward Thomas will be on display in venues