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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Khalid Aziz appointed Chair of Trustees

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

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What’s on at Gilbert White Day

Gilbert White turns 299 on the 18th July and on the 20th July we are holding a birthday party! Join us on the 20th for a chance to see Gilbert White’s house and garden for half price admission as well as… Playing Eighteenth Century Games on the Lawn… …Making a

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What’s on in the Summer Holidays?

What’s on during the summer holidays you ask? Look no further! Here is a list of our family activities during July and August! Discover Activities 23rd July- 4th September Choose a new way to discover our museum and grounds by borrowing one of our scavenger hunts, Butterfly and leaf spotting

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Tips for July

Tips for July We’ve got lots going on this month! It’s Gilbert’s birthday! July is a special month for us in Selborne, its Gilbert’s birthday month and on the 18th he will be turning 299! On the 20th we will be holding a birthday party for Gilbert  with food, dancing

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What’s on at the Unusual Plants Fair?

The Unusual Plants Fair is our biggest event of the year and has been running for over 25 years! This years fair runs from Saturday 15th till Sunday 16th of June 10:30am-5pm. Our stallholders this year will be… Bean Place Nursery,  Butterfly Cottage Garden Plants, Charleshurst Farm Nursery, RJ Court, Delma’s, Edulis Nursery , Garden

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Tips for June

Tips for June It’s Summer It’s officially the summer! Why not get the most out of the summer months by buying an admission which is valid for a year and coming multiple times to enjoy the grounds. Unusual Plants Fair June for us means the Unusual Plants Fair our longest

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