Antarctic Science

Antarctic Science as popular as ever!

Antarctic Science is proved as popular as ever with our 2017 Oates Antarctic Lectures – generously supported by UKAHT – proved that the draw of Antarctica is still as great as ever. More than 300 people attended talks on different aspects of Antarctica. Klaus Dodds, Professor of Geopolitics at Royal

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top tips for summer

10 Tips for May

It’s May and here our 10 tips for visiting the Museum this month. See the Meadow! May is an amazing time at Gilbert White’s as our Meadow turns bright yellow with Buttercups as far as the eye can see! 2. Plan a Wedding!  The Wedding Season is nearly upon us,

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Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson Opens our Exhibition!

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

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the garden in April

The Garden in April

As the temperatures rise, and the sun comes out- the garden begins to grow! So this is our time to make sure we get the garden off to a great start, and get on top of the weeds before the weeds get on top of us! The garden is now

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Best of 2016

It’s New Year’s eve! Here’s what we’re remembering about 2016! January: We began the year with the first of this years 82 events, Twelfth Night. We welcomed local theatre group Foot in the Door, and enjoyed a wonderful night of food and merriment. February: Antarctic explorer, author and broadcaster Tim Jarvis visited

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Christmas Opening Times

Today is the shortest day which means the Christmas period is upon us! But that doesn’t mean you can’t visit Gilbert White & The Oates Collections over the Christmas break! Here are our Christmas Opening Times…. Wednesday 21st Dec: 10:30-4:30 Thursday 22nd Dec: 10:30-4:30 Friday 23rd Dec: 10:30-4:30 Christmas Eve: 10:30-3:00

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10 Tips for what to do in January!

With many places closed for the winter, there’s plenty to do on a January Weekend in Selborne! 1. Visit the garden With 25 acres of garden and parkland to roam, you can certainly blow away the cobwebs with a winter walk! In 2017 we have LOWERED the price of our

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5 things you can learn from our Preserving Workshops

We have four exciting dates to learn how to make perseveres this New Year with our in house preserves expert Frances Law. On Monday 16th or Friday 20th January learn how to make Red Onion Chutney On Monday 13th and Monday 20th February learn to make Seville Marmalade. The workshops

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Gilbert’s Garden Gallery

This season the beautiful landscape of Gilbert White’s has been showcasing some unique exhibits; pieces of art inspired by countryside of the South Downs. Designed by Garden & Art Sculpture based in Chichester, these pieces of art have been plotted around garden and are available to purchase from the gift

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February update

February update –Snowdrops, the earliest harbingers of spring approaching, are now opening their delicate buds. Come and enjoy a walk up Baker’s Hill to see them and other signs that the darkest days of winter are behind us.  February is also the month when we celebrate our Volunteers and Friends

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