MUSEUM CALENDAR: June 2016

  • Heavy Horse Show

    Saturday 04 June to Sunday 05 June 2016
    10.30am - 5.00pm
    Visitors to the Museum will enjoy an unforgettable weekend of displays, demonstrations and parades at our Heavy Horse Show on the weekend of 4-5 June 2016. Click here to view the Heavy Horse Show 2016 programme online! Arena displays will... (more info)
  • The maritime trade of Elizabethan Chichester (Ticketed) FULL

    Thursday 09 June 2016
    Talk begins at 6.30pm. Refreshments at 6pm.
    The talk Economically Chichester was part of the surrounding countryside – it provided a market twice a week, and in turn it acquired wealth from the farming and industry which surrounded it. The talk looks at the materials going in and... (more info)
  • Cyrano open air theatre weald and downland museum

    Open Air Theatre: Cyrano (Ticketed)

    Friday 10 June 2016
    Doors open 6.30pm for 7.15pm start
    The Company presents a promenade performance* of Cyrano! A story of love, swashbuckling honour, torn allegiances and a large nose! Come and enjoy the spectacle, as the Museum’s medieval Market Square is filled with fast action, live... (more info)
  • Morris Day of Dance

    Saturday 11 June 2016
    10.30am - 6.00pm
    Join us for a day to celebrate this traditional form of English folk dance, its music and song. Hosts, Chichester-based Martlet Sword & Morrismen, have invited other sides to join them to show the wide range of dances and music in the... (more info)
  • Cyrano open air theatre weald and downland museum

    Open Air Theatre: Cyrano (Ticketed)

    Saturday 11 June 2016
    Doors open 6.30pm for 7.15pm start
    The Company presents a promenade performance* of Cyrano! A story of love, swashbuckling honour, torn allegiances and a large nose! Come and enjoy the spectacle, as the Museum’s medieval Market Square is filled with fast action, live... (more info)
  • Cyrano open air theatre weald and downland museum

    Open Air Theatre: Cyrano (Ticketed)

    Sunday 12 June 2016
    Doors open 6.30pm for 7.15pm start
    The Company presents a promenade performance* of Cyrano! A story of love, swashbuckling honour, torn allegiances and a large nose! Come and enjoy the spectacle, as the Museum’s medieval Market Square is filled with fast action, live... (more info)
  • Wildlife of Sussex and its management (Ticketed) FULL

    Tuesday 14 June 2016
    Talk begins at 6.30pm. Refreshments at 6pm.
    The talk This illustrated talk will discuss the important local habitats in Sussex of West Dean wood, Kingley Vale and Chichester Harbour and explain how these nature reserves work. The coppiced woodland of West Dean with it prolific wild... (more info)
  • Cyrano open air theatre weald and downland museum

    Open Air Theatre: Cyrano (Ticketed)

    Friday 17 June 2016
    Doors open 6.30pm for 7.15pm start
    The Company presents a promenade performance* of Cyrano! A story of love, swashbuckling honour, torn allegiances and a large nose! Come and enjoy the spectacle, as the Museum’s medieval Market Square is filled with fast action, live... (more info)
  • Sole Street

    Raising the Frame: medieval house from Sole Street, Kent

    Saturday 18 June to Sunday 19 June 2016
    10.30am-6.00pm
    On the weekend of 18-19 June 2016, visitors to the Museum will be able to see the frame of the medieval house from Sole Street, Kent, being reassembled at its new position in the centre of the Museum site. Once complete, it will be opened... (more info)
  • Cyrano open air theatre weald and downland museum

    Open Air Theatre: Cyrano (Ticketed)

    Saturday 18 June 2016
    Doors open 6.30pm for 7.15pm start
    The Company presents a promenade performance* of Cyrano! A story of love, swashbuckling honour, torn allegiances and a large nose! Come and enjoy the spectacle, as the Museum’s medieval Market Square is filled with fast action, live... (more info)
  • Cyrano open air theatre weald and downland museum

    Open Air Theatre: Cyrano (Ticketed)

    Sunday 19 June 2016
    Doors open 6.30pm for 7.15pm start
    The Company presents a promenade performance* of Cyrano! A story of love, swashbuckling honour, torn allegiances and a large nose! Come and enjoy the spectacle, as the Museum’s medieval Market Square is filled with fast action, live... (more info)
  • Harold, William and the Battle of Hastings (Ticketed)

    Wednesday 22 June 2016
    Talk begins at 6.30pm. Refreshments at 6pm.
    The talk The 14th of October 1066 was one of the defining moments in our nation’s history. As we commemorate the 950th anniversary of this climactic struggle, we explore the personalities and backgrounds of the two main antagonists:... (more info)
  • Natural navigation walk (ticketed) FULL

    Friday 24 June 2016
    Starts at 2pm
    Starts at 2pm The walk Learn the practical basics of natural navigation. Natural navigation is the rare art of finding your way using nature, including the sun, moon, stars, weather, land, sea, plants and animals. You will be out and about... (more info)
  • Henry V’s navy (Ticketed)

    Wednesday 29 June 2016
    Talk begins at 6.30pm. Refreshments at 6pm.
    The talk The story of Henry V’s navy is one of violence, brutality and folly, as well as one of skill, tenacity and courage. Composed of royal ships, conscripted English merchantmen and hired foreign vessels, it enabled Henry to... (more info)