MUSEUM CALENDAR: April 2016

  • Historic Clothing Exhibition

    Saturday 02 April to Friday 08 April 2016
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Some of the replica clothing made by the Needlework Group will be on display here at the Museum from Saturday 2 to Friday 8 April 2016. The exhibition, in Crawley Hall, will be open daily from 11.00 to 16.00. Entry is included in the... (more info)
  • Shepherding & Shepherds’ Huts

    Saturday 09 April to Sunday 10 April 2016
    10:30am - 6pm
    Join us for a special small-scale exhibition focused on shepherds’ huts and their agricultural applications. In addition to the Museum’s historic collection of huts and living vans, we will also welcome visiting huts from... (more info)
  • Ghosts on the Somme: filming and photography of the battle June-July 1916 (Ticketed) FULL

    Tuesday 12 April 2016
    Talk begins at 6.30pm. Refreshments at 6pm
    The talk The Battle of the Somme started in July 1st 1916. This talk looks at one of the first war films ever made ‘The Battle of the Somme’ which focuses on the opening days of the battle. This 1916 British documentary and propaganda... (more info)
  • Hattingley Valley Vineyard

    Hattingley Valley Wines Talk & Tour (ticketed)

    Wednesday 20 April 2016
    Arrival time 10.30am
    Hattingley Valley vineyard near Alresford, Hampshire, produces award-winning English sparkling wine. Book your place for this vineyard tour, plus a unique talk by national and international award-winning winemaker, Emma Rice. 10.30am... (more info)
  • RAF Westhampnett during WWII (Ticketed) FULL

    Wednesday 20 April 2016
    Talk begins at 6.30pm. Refreshments at 6pm.
    The talk The RAF took over land at Goodwood in 1938-39 for use as a landing ground for RAF Tangmere but in 1940 it had its first full time resident squadron in the form of 145 Squadron with Hawker Hurricanes, RAF Westhampnett was born and... (more info)
  • cooking

    Dementia-Friendly Session: Tastes of the Past: Bread & Pottage (Ticketed)

    Thursday 21 April 2016
    2.30pm - 4pm
    As part of the Chichester District ‘Living Well with Dementia Festival’, which runs for 7 weeks from mid-April to late May 2016, the Museum is offering a series of short sessions with afternoon tea. On Thursday 21 April 2016 we... (more info)
  • A walk through the woods (ticketed)

    Saturday 23 April 2016
    Starts at 2pm
    Starts at 2pm The walk Stroll through the woods at the Museum whilst your guide shows you different species of tree and gives advice on how to identify them. The leader Jonathan Roberts has worked for the Museum for many years and has... (more info)
  • Dementia-Friendly Session: Sounds of the Past (Ticketed)

    Tuesday 26 April 2016
    2.30pm - 4pm
    As part of the Chichester District ‘Living Well with Dementia Festival’, which runs for 7 weeks from mid-April to late May 2016, the Museum is offering a series of short walks and sessions with afternoon tea. On Tuesday 26 April... (more info)
  • Uppark revealed (Ticketed)

    Thursday 28 April 2016
    Talk begins at 6.30pm. Refreshments at 6pm.
    The talk The fire which swept through Uppark, in South Harting, in August 1989 and the subsequent five-year restoration exposed much of the fabric of the house previously hidden from view. The fabric and the debris provided much new... (more info)
  • Museum of British Folklore Morris Folk exhibition 2016

    Visiting exhibition: Morris Folk

    Friday 29 April to Tuesday 14 June 2016
    10.30am - 6.00pm
    From 29 April – 14 June 2016, visitors to the Museum can enjoy the Museum of British Folklore’s ‘Morris Folk‘ exhibition in the Downland Gridshell building. This unique collection features 40 miniature replicas of... (more info)