Wildly Intriguing Workshops

We will be joined by Wild Intrigue to host a series of exciting wildlife workshops for young and old on the 2nd and 3rd of April. Wild Intrigue is a company that creates and delivers tailored experiences and workshops to enable young people to encounter the unique inspiration of the

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Easter Activities

The Easter Holidays are a great chance to spend some quality time with the family. And if you’re looking for something a little different this Easter Gilbert White & The Oates Collection in Selborne is for you… From the 26th March until the 10th April your family can take part

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A 250th Celebration of the Hampshire Butterfly

Today at Gilbert White’s House we are celebrating a very special anniversary and the Hampshire Butterfly. Andy Barker from the Hampshire branch of The Butterfly Conservation tells us more… By virtue of its southerly situation and variety of habitats, Hampshire is without doubt one of the best counties in England

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Oxford Walk in the Footsteps of Gilbert White.

Many will remember that last year we walked from Selborne to Oriel College, Oxford at the end of April, and in so doing raised money for the project to rescue the At Risk buildings of our stable yard at Gilbert White’s House in Selborne, to create a new exhibition to

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Selborne Snowdrops

It’s Snowdrop Weekend here in Selborne, and our garden team have been researching this welcome sight of spring.  Laurie Woods, our resident snowdrop expert and deputy head gardener Rose have begun to establish two colonies of Selborne Greentips in Gilbert White’s Garden in Selborne.   Selborne has several fine drifts of

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We Love Our Friends and Volunteers Day 2016!

Love was certainly in the air last week at Gilbert White’s House! We love our friends, volunteers and supporters all year round but it’s important to show it, and that’s exactly what the day was all about. Friends and Volunteers from all walks of Museum life came together with staff

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Harvest Mouse Returns to Selborne

Today it was announced that after 25 years the Harvest Mouse has returned to Selborne. Over 150 nests have been spotted after the tiny rodent was reintroduced to the village by local farmers and landowners. This is a particularly special event for us, as it was Gilbert White who first

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Happy New Year! Museum Events in 2016

2015 was one of Gilbert White & The Oates Collections best ever years! However we at Gilbert White’s are now looking forward to a jammed packed year in 2016! We thought we’d share with our Museum Events 2016. January January is already off to a flying start with our first event

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Garden Newsletter: December

After the warmest November since records began, things are still growing in the garden! Arnold has just mown the fields on Bakers Hill, we do hope this is the last time this year! Many thanks to all of you who have worked so hard in the garden during this last

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Garden Newsletter: November

It’s a beautiful Autumn with some wonderful leaf colours on the trees- The Wakes is looking wonderful with its golden backdrop of the Hanger- so please come along and enjoy the scene- and of course HELP in the garden! There are still apples and medlars to pick, and a great

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