Thanks To You

Get Free Entry at Gilbert White & The Oates Collections between 23 November to 1 December National Lottery funded attractions say #ThanksToYou for 25 years of support Gilbert White & the Oates Collections is offering free entry to National Lottery players between 23 November to 1 December 2019.   They

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GW300 Exhibition Announcement

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

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Gilbert White & The Oates Collections Commended at Tourism Awards

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections have been awarded commended at the Beautiful South Awards, in the category best Small Visitor Attraction.  This year saw a near record number of entries (170) in 23 categories from all parts of the region – 40% more than last year. They were shortlisted

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Autumn Animation

What’s on in November

November is upon us and we have 5 top tips for making the most of your month in Selborne! Eco Fair  We are all trying to live a little greener, our Eco Fair on the 23rd November is a great opportunity to discover a wide range of local green groups,

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What’s happening at the Eco Fair?

We are trying to live a little greener nowadays, so to help make life a little easier we are holding our inaugural Eco Fair on the 23rd November. Our Eco Fair is a great opportunity to discover a wide range of local green groups, businesses and campaigns. With planet friendly

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EHDC plants the first of 120,000 trees to mark Gilbert White 300

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

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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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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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