Its 2020, we can’t believe we are already in Gilbert White’s 300th anniversary year! January is easing us in to what is set to be a bumper year for the museum! Start the year right! January is a good time to put your best foot forward! A report recently discovered
2020 is a big year for the museum with Gilbert White turning 300 in July we are already working with more than fifty partners to make this year a celebration of Gilbert White as well as our usual events and activities, we’re getting tired just thinking about it! January We
2019 Recap! 2019 was supposed to be a restful year between the craziness of opening our new galleries in 2018 and the craziness of Gilbert White’s tercentenary in 2020… how wrong we were. January: Hampshire Scout Joe, made his way from Selborne in November to the South Pole in January!
2020 marks Gilbert White’s Tercentenary and Gilbert White & The Oates Collections will be celebrating from the get go! Our first temporary exhibition will open on the 3rd January; entitled ‘Gilbert White around the World’ it will explore Gilbert White’s international impact. The Natural History of Selborne, Gilbert White’s pioneering
East Hampshire District Council launched a programme to plant a tree for every resident in East Hampshire at the Selborne home of the district’s famous ecologist, Gilbert White. The council plans to plant 120,000 trees across the district over the next four years as part of its commitment to battling
30 organisations and bodies with interests in ecology, the environment, natural history and tourism came together on Thursday 18th July at London’s Natural History Museum to launch GW300, a partnership dedicated to raising the profile of Rev Gilbert White, 18th century naturalist, founder of ecology and author of the famous
Khalid Aziz has a wealth of experience in media, communications and charity management. He will be taking charge at a time of great opportunity for the Museum after the completion of £2.8m Heritage Lottery funded upgrade to the Museum, and in the run up period to the 300th anniversary of
Volunteer and author of ‘To Edify & Delight: Introducing the sermons of Gilbert White of Selborne’ Louis Coulson shares his memories of previous celebrations of Gilbert White as we prepare for Gilbert’s 300th birthday in 2020. Why do we think that everything on Earth belongs to us, while in reality