MUSEUM CALENDAR: FULL LIST Of EVENTS

  • Hallowe’en Half Term Activities

    Monday 22 October to Friday 26 October 2018
    11.00am - 3.00pm
    Enjoy the great outdoors this autumn half term at the Museum, with fantastic Hallowe’en-themed family activities taking place from 11am-3pm from Monday 22 – Friday 26 October. Children of all ages can channel their excitement and... (more info)
  • twilight tale trail

    Museum at Night: Family Tale Trail (Ticketed)

    Thursday 25 October 2018
    4.45pm - 7.15pm
    Book now for our Museum at Night family-friendly guided walk! This special evening is designed for families to enjoy an enchanting walk which offers a truly out of the ordinary experience. You will be guided by lamplight to different... (more info)
  • Museum at Night - Weald & Downland - Anna Walls Photography

    Museum at Night October (Ticketed)

    Friday 26 October to Saturday 27 October 2018
    6.45pm - 9pm
    Our Museum at Night walks offer a truly out of the ordinary experience. You will be guided by lamplight to different spaces around the Museum, to hear a series of short night-time stories with a smuggling theme. Some will be amusing, some... (more info)
  • Poisoned Beds (ticketed)

    Friday 02 November to Saturday 03 November 2018
    Doors open at 7pm, with the play starting at 7.30pm
    Performances will take place at the Museum on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 November. Doors open at 7pm, with the play starting at 7.30pm. The performance will last around 50 minutes, followed by a Q&A hosted by Greg Mosse. Ending... (more info)
  • Guy Fawkes Day Bonfire Night

    Guy Fawkes Day Family Activities

    Sunday 04 November 2018
    10.30am - 4.00pm
    Visitors to the Museum on Sunday 4 November can watch and participate in a number of traditional and craft activities with a Bonfire Night theme. Hear the 1605 story of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot, see the bonfires lit in celebration... (more info)
  • Christmas Market Weald & Downland Living Museum

    Christmas Market

    Friday 23 November to Sunday 25 November 2018
    10.30am - 4.00pm
    Find that perfect gift and enjoy a great day out at the Museum! Our bustling Christmas Market sees over 150 stands – selling arts, crafts, food, unusual gifts and much more – ‘pop up’ in our collection of rescued... (more info)
  • Tree Dressing 2017

    Tree Dressing

    Sunday 02 December 2018
    10.30am - 4.30pm (activities from 12.30pm)
    Tree Dressing is a magical occasion for all the family, celebrating the importance of trees in our lives. Make a greenery headdress and turn a jam jar into a lantern Join the procession illuminated by hundreds of lanterns Dress the aspen... (more info)
  • Green Father Christmas at the Weald & Downland Living Museum

    Meet Green Father Christmas

    Saturday 08 December to Sunday 09 December 2018
    10.30am - 4pm
    On the weekends of  8-9, 15-16 and 20-23 December we are welcoming a very special guest to the Museum – Green Father Christmas (Old Winter). Seated in his chamber, traditionally decorated with seasonal greenery, Green Father Christmas... (more info)
  • Green Father Christmas at the Weald & Downland Living Museum

    Meet Green Father Christmas

    Saturday 15 December to Sunday 16 December 2018
    10.30am - 4pm
    On the weekends of  8-9, 15-16 and 20-23 December we are welcoming a very special guest to the Museum – Green Father Christmas (Old Winter). Seated in his chamber, traditionally decorated with seasonal greenery, Green Father Christmas... (more info)
  • Green Father Christmas at the Weald & Downland Living Museum

    Meet Green Father Christmas

    Thursday 20 December to Sunday 23 December 2018
    10.30am - 4pm
    On the weekends of  8-9, 15-16 and 20-23 December we are welcoming a very special guest to the Museum – Green Father Christmas (Old Winter). Seated in his chamber, traditionally decorated with seasonal greenery, Green Father Christmas... (more info)
  • Christmas at the Museum

    Wednesday 26 December to Thursday 27 December 2018
    10.30am - 4pm
    From Tudor to Victorian times, a historic festive treat awaits visitors on Boxing Day and Thursday 27 December, when the Museum’s traditionally decorated houses will reflect the spirit of Christmas through the ages. It is a wonderful... (more info)
  • Spring half term activities

    Monday 18 February to Friday 22 February 2019
    11.00am - 3.00pm
    Wrap up warm and head to the Museum for five days of creative half term family activities from Monday 18 to Friday 22 February 2019. From make and take activities to creative crafts – activities vary daily, so there is always... (more info)