Home Education Sessions

If you teach from home you might be interested in the sessions we are running at our Field Studies Centre! 13th November 2018 & 16th January 2019 River Studies  (Key stage 2/ages 7-11) Our most popular session- a stimulating day of practical geography skills. Visit the river to explore river features and

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Tips for November

Tips for November Brr! It’s getting chilly out here! Here’s what going on (mainly in the warm at Gilbert White’s!) See the Wild Exhibition!  This month is your last chance to see our WILD art exhibition! 2. Bonfire Night  We’re holding a Bonfire Night on the 4th November! 3. Keep

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Christmas is coming early to Gilbert White’s!

Christmas is coming early to Gilbert White & The Oates Collections this year! We are gearing up for the festive period with craft workshops throughout November and December and has a wonderful Christmas program for all the family. The festive events kick off from as early as the 5th November!

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Half Term Fun!

We are celebrating everything nature themed this October half term. The Museum will be open Tuesday to Sunday 10:30am- 5pm throughout half term; at the Gilbert White Field Studies Centre the museum is running four great events for any nature loving families. On Monday 22nd the Field Studies Centre is

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Gilbert White’s Kitchen Garden Series – Summer

Gilbert White’s Kitchen Garden Series – Summer The summer of 1763 was, in the words of Gilbert White biographer Richard Mabey, ‘a long-running fete’. (Mabey, p. 88). On 4 June 1763, the three daughters of Dr William Battie, President of the Royal College of Surgeons, arrived for an extended visit

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Tips for October

Tips for October Autumn Colour It’s that time of year again when the hanger which envelopes our garden turns beautiful shades of red, organge and gold 2. Have a Great Half term We have an action packed half term with Nature Camp for 8-12 years olds and 5-7 year olds,

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Talks and Courses this Autumn

Autumn is an appropriate time of year to learn something new and this season we have an amazing programme of talks and workshops. Of course the first lecture had to be on nature and we are lucky enough to have Hugh Warwick with us on the 20th September for his

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Tips for Autumn

One of the most magical seasons is upon us! Here are 10 reasons to visit the museum in Autumn! Autumn colours It goes without saying that the first we think about in Autumn is the beautiful autumn colours! But it isn’t just the trees that are giving colour to the

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Enjoy a day’s outing at Gilbert White’s House with myhotelbreak

Myhotelbreak did a recent collaboration with Gilbert White’s House. They explained why their guests should take a day out and visit. Read what they said below: A hotel break is memorable for several reasons. Having great attractions near to where you’re staying is definitely one of them. For our guests

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A WILD Exhibition

We are very excited at this weekend marks the start of our new exhibition WILD, from the 8th September till the 30th November. WILD is collective of four female artists, whose styles and methods all vary in creating wonderful pieces of contemporary art. For this exhibition the artist’s will create

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