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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Tips for July

Tips for July We’ve got lots going on this month! It’s Gilbert’s birthday! July is a special month for us in Selborne, its Gilbert’s birthday month and on the 18th he will be turning 299! On the 20th we will be holding a birthday party for Gilbert  with food, dancing

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What’s on at the Unusual Plants Fair?

The Unusual Plants Fair is our biggest event of the year and has been running for over 25 years! This years fair runs from Saturday 15th till Sunday 16th of June 10:30am-5pm. Our stallholders this year will be… Bean Place Nursery,  Butterfly Cottage Garden Plants, Charleshurst Farm Nursery, RJ Court, Delma’s, Edulis Nursery , Garden

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Tips for June

Tips for June It’s Summer It’s officially the summer! Why not get the most out of the summer months by buying an admission which is valid for a year and coming multiple times to enjoy the grounds. Unusual Plants Fair June for us means the Unusual Plants Fair our longest

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THE TORTOISE WALK: Leg 3

Rosemary Irwin tells us about eh final leg of the sponsored walk from Selborne to Ringmer.  Many of you joined us and many others were kind enough to sponsor us to walk to Ringmer, in East Sussex, in pursuit of Gilbert’s route from The Wakes, his house in Selborne, to

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THE TORTOISE WALK: Leg 2

Rosemary Irwin continues her log of the Friend’s of Gilbert White & The Oates Collections walk.  WALKING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GILBERT WHITE FROM SELBORNE TO RINGMER The second weekend of our walk to Ringmer has taken place, the route being from Heyshott, south of Midhurst, via Bury and Washington,

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A Walk Around the Flowers

Our museum intern Connie Main tries our our new Garden walks!  Spring is truly springing, especially here in Gilbert White’s Garden and Meadow. To complement the start of the new season, our fantastic gardener Keith has designed three walks and each takes one on a journey through the beautiful grounds.

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THE TORTOISE WALK: Leg 1

WALKING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GILBERT WHITE FROM SELBORNE TO RINGMER April 2019 Members of the Friends of Gilbert White & The Oates Collections have been embarking on a walk from Gilbert’s home in Selborne across the South Downs to White’s aunt’s home in Ringmer in Sussex. Rosemary Irwin recounts

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guide to nature festival

What’s on at the Nature Festival?

The line up for our 2019 looks great! We have stall holders all with experts and a fun activity to do. This year our stall holders include: Hampshire Bat Group Hampshire & IoW Wildlife Trust Alton Natural History Society Hampshire Fungus Recording Group SDNPA Amphibian & Reptile Conservation Trust Meon

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