(Museum closed Mondays-Thursday)
Enjoy the first signs of spring awakening, with delightful displays of snowdrops at Gilbert White’s House & Garden, Selborne. Delicately blanketing Baker’s Hill with their dainty heads, our varieties include Galanthus Nivalis, Galanthus Plicatus and Galanthus Elwisii. Find out more.
We anticipate the snowdrops will be at their best on the weekend of the 15th and 16th February, don’t forget to visit and enjoy their stunning display!
Thursday 13th February, 10.30am – 3.00pm
Join Gilbert White’s on 13th February for an open day and free buffet lunch, to celebrate the contribution of present volunteers, or find out more about becoming a volunteer here at the Museum. Whatever your interests, skills or talents, be part of it! To register for the lunch and for more details, click here.
Saturday 15th – Sunday 23rd February
(Museum closed Mondays)
Discover the frozen Antarctic this half-term with family fun activities at Gilbert White’s. Prepare for an expedition into our thirty acres of garden and parkland to find the six species of Antarctic penguin, before exploring the Scott Antarctic Expedition in our galleries dedicated to Captain Lawrence Oates. Find out more.
Fun for all the family at Gilbert White’s this Easter. Enjoy exploring thirty acres of garden and parkland, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. Can you follow the ‘Spring is Sprung Quiz’ to find all 12?
Dates for your Diary:
May & June
Wild at White’s African Safari
Saturday 24th May – Sunday 1st June
Half-term Family Fun based on Victorian explorer Frank Oates’ African adventures.
Unusual Plants Fair
Saturday 14th – Sunday 15th June
Find unique selections for your garden at our 22nd annual Unusual Plant Fair.
Wild at White’s Teddy Bear’s Picnic
Accompanied Children go free with a Teddy as we celebrate Hampshire Fare.
Gilbert’s Games & Country Fair
Saturday 2nd – Sunday 3rd August
Try your hand at traditional 18th Century games, from Mellon Rolling to Aunt Sally!
Open Air Theatre Production – Much Ado About Nothing
Sunday 24th August
Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Much Ado About Nothing in our picturesque grounds.
October & November
Wild at White’s Apples & Tortoises
Saturday 25th October – Sunday 2nd November
Half-term Family Fun: Autumnal activities and trail inspired by Gilbert White’s life & work.
Mulled Wine Day
Sunday 7th December, 10.30am-4.30pm
Festive Celebrations with Gilbert’s very own Mulled Wine recipe, Wassailing and performances by local musicians.