Gilbert White’s grandmother’s pride possession returns to Selborne

Gilbert White’s House & Gardens have announced some exciting new acquisitions to add to the Museum’s collection. The items bought at auction are all related to the White family and have made their way finally back to Selborne. Gilbert White (1720-1793) was a naturalist and writer who revolutionised the way

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From The Margins

Rachel Hudson to premiere new exhibition at Gilbert White’s House Four Marks based natural history illustrator Rachel Hudson will be premiering her exhibition ‘From the Margins’ at Gilbert White’s House between the 21st June and the 14th August when it will move onto Chawton House in Autumn. From barn owls

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COMMANDO: THE INSIDE STORY OF BRITAIN’S ROYAL MARINES

On the 16th June TV's Monty Halls will be at Gilbert White's House & Gardens to talk about his new book and tv series Commando. 'A truly incredible collection of stories of true heroism.' - Bear Grylls Accompanying a 4-part BBC series, a character-led, all-access account of the work of

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Watching Narrowly

‘As to the short-winged soft-billed birds, which come trooping in such numbers in the spring, I am at a loss even what to suspect about them. I watched them narrowly this year, and saw them abound till about Michaelmas, when they appeared no longer.’ - Gilbert White (The Natural History

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The Field Studies Centre – the heart of outdoor learning

Whether it’s drizzling, a little chilly or a balmy Summer’s day, our education leaders, Fiona and Nina, are always out in the field, passing on their valuable knowledge and skills to the next generation of naturalists. Have you ever wondered what educational activities are offered at the Field Studies Centre

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Retracing Scott & Amundsen’s Journey to the South Pole. Part 7

Written & Researched by Dr Anthony Fogg We now begin the final part of the story of the Scott and Amundsen expeditions to the South Pole. Amundsen had reached the geographical South Pole and was now heading back north to Framheim, his base in the Bay of Whales. Scott was

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Gilbert White’s Brewery Officially Opens.

The Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire Nigel Atkinson opened Gilbert White’s Brewery on the 11th October at Gilbert White’s House & Gardens in Selborne. Lord-Lieutenant Nigel Atkinson with Brewers Gren Earney, John Elder, Steve Scott, Margaret Barnfield and Andy Murphy. Gilbert White’s Brewery is based within Gilbert White’s original brewhouse built

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Retracing Scott & Amundsen’s Journey to the South Pole. Part 6

Part 6 of our Retracing the Footsteps of Amundsen and Scott series written and researched by volunteer Anthony Fogg.  Roald Amundsen’s team (the Fram expedition) had suffered extreme cold temperatures late August 1911 following their departure for the South Pole. They had to return to Framheim and wait for conditions

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Gilbert White is a hit at the Chelsea Flower Show

As part of Gilbert White’s House & Garden’s delayed celebrations of Gilbert White’s 300th anniversary we teamed up with Sparholt College to enter a miniature version of Gilbert’s Garden into The RHS Chelsea Flower Show. During a year like no other, Sparsholt College,  have continued their RHS Chelsea Flower Show

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Creative Footsteps Festival

One of the best things about lockdowns was connecting with other museums as a result we are very excited to announce the Creative Footsteps Festival. A literary and walking festival based around heritage venues in East Hampshire celebrating the amazing literatry legacy of the area and its links to the

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