A Cuckoo Named Gilbert

Named after Gilbert White, Gilbert is one of 22 Cuckoos being tracked by the BTO to learn more about the species’ migration and prevent their further decline. Due to technology that Gilbert’s namesake could have only dreamed of, we can track the Cuckoos’ progress online. Read more about Cuckoo tracking

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Unusual Plants Fair Draws Gardening Crowds and Plant Experts

Plant lovers from far and wide enjoyed hunting for unique additions to their garden this weekend at Gilbert White’s in Selborne, at their Unusual Plants Fair. Despite the unreliable weather forecast, visitors turned out in force to support this annual fundraising event, and browse amongst specialist growers from across the

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A Cuckoo Named Gilbert

Named after Gilbert White, Gilbert is one of 22 Cuckoos being tracked by the BTO to learn more about the species’ migration and prevent their further decline. Due to technology that Gilbert’s namesake could have only dreamed of, we can track the Cuckoos’ progress online.

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9,788 mile Journey from the Antarctic…

9,788 mile Journey from the Antarctic: Emperor Penguin and Chick Unveiled at Gilbert White’s House, Selborne In her speech, Dr Rosemary Irwin, Chairman of Trustees, welcomed guests who included friends, partners and supporters of the Museum. Dr. Irwin thanked the Earl and Countess of Portsmouth, whose generous support enabled the

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Garden Newsletter: February

Time to start on the Newsletters again! Although looking outside at present – grey skies and heavy rain – you might doubt whether it’s time to start gardening again! In fact the regular weekly volunteers have been coming throughout January. Taking a short break from Newsletter writing doesn’t mean that

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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.

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Gilbert White’s Regency Dance rounds off Austen bi-centenary in Selborne

Guests celebrating the bi-centenary of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice danced their way into the past on Saturday (7th Dec) at the Regency Dance, held in Gilbert White’s 16th Century Hampshire Barn.

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Gilbert’s Grand Raffle 2013 – Winners Announced

On Sunday 3rd November the winners of Gilbert White’s first annual raffle were drawn in the Great Parlour. Congratulations go to Mr P. Standley, Ms D. Grant, Mrs L. Hill, Mr Wells and Mr R. Irwin...

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Tearific

‘It is that time of year again when we, at The Tea Guild, announce the winner of the prestigious Top Tea Place Award 2013’...and for the eighth consecutive year Gilbert White’s Tea Parlour has achieved this award.

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Spring is Sprung!

Spring is sprung in the garden! David, our much-loved head gardener loses his weather-weary expression (and one of his pairs of woolly socks- he had taken to wearing three pairs at once!) when the snowdrops begin to emerge on Bakers Hill

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