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Book tickets for one of our events today:

  • Strengthen Understanding of Evolution

    Tuesday, July 12th 9:30 am - 3:30 pmhouse3

    Primary Science KS1-KS2 This one-day professional development programme offers an exciting opportunity to develop strategies and approaches to teach evolution in year 6, building on concepts, skills and knowledge from science in years 1 to 5. The content focus will be on variation, adaptation, fossi...

  • TED talks: The Priory and The Knights Templar

    Wednesday, July 13th 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmSelborne from The Hangar

    Dr. Edward Yates, author of ‘Knights, Priests & Peasants’ will be delivering his engaging historic talks over two summer evenings. The first talk revealed some of the mysteries of Selborne and this, the second talk, discuses Selborne Priory and the Knights Templar. Ted’s book...

  • Herb Gardening

    Wednesday, July 27th 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmherb garden

    How to keep a happy herb garden! Learn how to identify, grow and use a wide range of herbs at this special event in the beautiful setting of Gilbert Whites Garden in Selborne. The evening will consist of an introductory talk about herbs and herb gardens by the Head Gardener, followed by a practical...

  • Wild Art Day @ The Gilbert White FSC

    Wednesday, July 27thclaypaints-square

    Natural clay, twig paint brushes, tree bark rubbings, natural paints and much more. Booking Required. £6 per child with accompanying...

  • Bushcraft Day @ The Gilbert White FSC

    Wednesday, August 3rdEaster Activities

    Join us for some exciting bushcraft activities at the FSc and in the woodland. Booking required. £6 per child with accompanying adult free. Suitable for ages 5+. All materials included....

  • Amazing Plant Day @ The Gilbert White FSC

    Wednesday, August 10thart2

    Find out about amazing properties of plants, try your hand at grass rope making in the meadow and plant artwork Booking Required. £6 per child with accompanying adult free. Suitable for ages 5+ due to use of dyes. All materials included...

  • Pond Dipping Day @ The Gilbert White FSC

    Wednesday, August 17thponddipping

    Grab a net and an identification sheet and get ready to explore the wildlife in our Garden Pond Booking Required. £6 per child with accompanying adult free. All Materials included....

  • All About Bats @ The Gilbert White FSC

    Wednesday, August 24thbatwalk

    During the day: Bat Crafts and Bat box creation Find out about the bats that live in this area with The Bat Conservation Trust, take part in some Bat crafts and build a bat box for your garden Booking Required. £6 per child with accompanying adult free. All Materials included. In the evening: Famil...

  • Hound of the Baskervilles

    Sunday, August 28thSherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles

    Enjoy an evening on the lawn with a picnic and glass of wine, being entertained with live theatre. “Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents magical theatre in magical surroundings” Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles On the lonely wasteland of the desolate Devon moors, somet...

  • Build a bird box @ The Gilbert White FSC

    Wednesday, August 31stWild Intrigue Workshops

    Build and decorate your own bird box to put up in your garden. Booking required. £6 per child with accompanying adult free . Suitable for age 5+ All materials included. Woodworking tools will be used....

  • An Owls Life (National Biology Week)

    Saturday, October 8thowl

    Find out what it is like to be an Owl: what they eat,what makes them so special, how they hunt and what species there are to be found locally. Then have a go at dissecting an owl pellet to see what oour local owls have been eating. Booking Required. £6 per child with accompanying adultRead More...

  • Wild at Whites- Take Home Timothy!

    Tuesday, October 25thapplesandtortoise

    Make a model of Timothy the tortoise , Gilbert White’s Favourite Pet, to take home and find out about the astonishing Tortoise’s shannangins. Free with valid museum ticket. All ages welcome. Drop in activity, no booking required....

  • Nature Drawing Workshops @ The Gilbert White FSC

    Wednesday, October 26thswallow

    Work with a local artist to create your own drawings using our taxidermy collections and the wildlife around us. Booking Required. £6 per child with accompanying adult free. All Materials included....

  • Museums at Night

    Friday, October 28th - Saturday, October 29th

    We participate in the national event Museums at Night…   Activities to be confirmed!...

  • Museums at Night- ‘Autumn to Winter’ Sleepover

    Saturday, October 29th 6:00 pm - Sunday, October 30th 9:00 amsleepover

    Our now annual Museums at Night Sleepover in our 16th century barn. Please see our website for details on activities £15 per child with accompanying adult free (no more than 1 adult per child please). Booking required. All materials, refreshments and breakfast included....

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