Pond: Mere, Rune, Flint

Pond: Mere, Rune and Flint, an exhibition of Selborne artist Mary Waltham’s paintings, photographs and drawings, inspired by the area’s ponds, opened on the 10th September 2019 and will close of the 17th November. Mary’s work as an environmental artist responds to the mystery, history and quiet beauty of the

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What’s on in October

What’s on in October Pond Exhibition  Our Autumn Exhibition ‘Pond: Mere, Rune, Flint has been very popular so far! It’s only open for another six weeks so make sure you catch it before it’s gone! Half term Inspired by our exhibition we are introducing two trails for half term. One

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What’s on in September?

What’s on in September? New Opening Times We are now opening on MONDAYS in September! So that seven days a week of September fun! Astronomy Course See the starts with us! Learn about the stars and planets, as well as the history of astronomy and practical tips to help your

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Dog Show

Woof Woof! It’s almost time for the dog show! Join us on the 15th September for novelty classes, fun classes, obstacle courses and fastest recall. A BBQ and refreshments will be there for the human companions and stalls. And all for free! Proceeds are split between Many Tears Animal Rescue

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Gilbert White the Gardener and His Garden

Garden Volunteer Steve Driver tells us about Gilbert as a gardener.  Gilbert White was born in 1720 at a time when detailed scientific study on any topic were being formalised. For instance, the Royal Society had only been in existence since 1663 and the Royal Botanic Society was not formed

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Looking to the Stars!

Earlier this year the world celebrated the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, and we in our own way celebrated the 250th anniversary of Gilbert White observing the Transit of Venus. An 18th Century parson naturalist and space don’t seem to be natural companions, but Gilbert White was a keen

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New Exhibition announced.

Pond: Mere, Rune and Flint, an exhibition of Selborne artist Mary Waltham’s paintings, photographs and drawings, inspired by the area’s ponds, will be on view from September 10th to November 17th 2019. Mary’s work as an environmental artist responds to the mystery, history and quiet beauty of the ancient ponds

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Wuthering Heights

“It was not the thorn bending to the honeysuckles, but the honeysuckles embracing the thorn.” ― Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights The Museum will be taken to the Yorkshire Moors this August, as Chapterhouse Theatre Company proudly presents the wild and tempestuous love story of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, set on

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What’s Happening in August!

What’s Happening in August! Summer Holiday activities!  We are super busy with summer holiday activities. From Life labs to Wild Art, Meadow Exploring to Discover activities; we’ve got everything a young naturalist needs! Edward Lear August is the last month of our Edward Lear exhibition, so if you haven’t seen

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GW300 Launch

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

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