Song and laughter for all, with outdoor performances!

This Summer, come with all the family for outdoor theatre in the gardens of Gilbert White’s house. ‘Summer Daze’ kicks off the season of entertainment with an ensemble of relaxing melodies, including Summertime, Valerie, and Here Comes The Sun. West End performers John Donovan and Alison Carter-Nesbitt bring an evening

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Tap Room to be named after the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Gilbert White’s House & Gardens have announced that the new tap room due to open within the old Queen’s pub later in 2022 will be named ‘The Jubilee Tap’ in honour of this year’s celebration. It was announced earlier this year that the museum in Selborne was working alongside the

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A chance to get closer to the natural world – at Nature Day

A chance to get closer to the natural world – at Nature Day Reconnect with the natural world at Gilbert White’s House and Gardens’ annual Nature Day on May 15. We are hosting a range of interactive family activities throughout the day, that will bring you closer to our native

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Gilbert White plan for Tap Room

Gilbert White’s House & Gardens has announced plans to work with the Derek Warwick Developments to open a Tap Room in a section of the historic building later in the year. The Queens, which had been a public house for centuries closed in 2016 and has been empty for six

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Chairs meet to discuss the future

Chairman of East Hampshire District Council Adam Carew met with chairman of Gilbert White's House & Gardens Professor Khalid Aziz to discuss the future plans of the museum last week.

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2021 Highlights

2021 hasn't been an easy year for anyone. But despite the lockdowns and the uncertainty the museum, garden and café have had a lot of successes! January& February: We began the year in lock down but White's café and the garden kept on going giving locals somewhere to stretch their

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Autumn Animation

Autumn 2021 Wakes News

Scroll down to see our Autumn Newsletter   Violet and Cream Minimal Kindergarten Newsletter (2)

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Friends Newsletter

Summer 2021 Newsletter : Summer Newsletter

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Dreaming of a Gilbert White Christmas…

Christmas is on its way and in many ways this Christmas will be a little different but luckily The museum and café have your back! What to do with your bubble this December? The museum and garden are open every Tuesday-Sunday right up to Christmas Eve. The house and gardens

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Retracing Scott & Amundsen’s journey to the South Pole. Part 2

Roald Amundsen’s original expedition plan was to seek the geographic North Pole, but two expeditioners, Cook and Peary, had in September 1909 been reported to have achieved that goal. Keen to continue a polar expedition Amundsen turned his attention to the South Pole, but kept the revised plans under wraps.

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