MUSEUM CALENDAR: June 2017

  • Spring half-term activities

    Monday 29 May to Friday 02 June 2017
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Head to the Museum for fantastic indoor and outdoor hands-on history fun this spring half-term. From Bank Holiday Monday 29 May to Friday 2 June, children can channel their energy into a range of historical tasks and challenges, which are... (more info)
  • Stone Masonry Through the Ages (Ticketed)

    Tuesday 06 June 2017
    Talk begins at 6.30. Refreshments from 6pm.
    The talk An evening to be inspired by the skills of a master craftsman and discover more about stonemasonry through the ages. The talk will consider all aspects of this area of work from the sourcing of materials and quarrying, to the... (more info)
  • medicine

    Dementia Friendly Museum Session: Tudor herbs and medicine (Full)

    Thursday 08 June 2017
    2.30pm - 4pm
    As part of the Chichester District ‘Living Well with Dementia Festival’ the Museum is offering a series of short sessions with afternoon tea. On Thursday 8 June 2017 we are offering a session on Tudor herbs and medicine. The Tudors... (more info)
  • Gateway Project visitor centre May 2017

    Community Open Evening

    Thursday 08 June 2017
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Residents of the Lavant Valley are invited to a community evening on Thursday 8th June 2017 to celebrate the opening of the Museum’s new Gateway Project visitor centre. Thursday 8th June 6pm – 8pm Join the Museum team for... (more info)
  • Day of Dance

    Sunday 11 June 2017
    From 11am to 3.45pm
    Join us on Sunday 11 June for a day of dance at the Museum. There are opportunities for adults and children to take part in free workshop sessions, so wear sturdy shoes and come along to take part! Children aged over 7 years will find it... (more info)
  • Wood Show 2017

    Wood Show

    Saturday 17 June to Sunday 18 June 2017
    10.30am - 5pm
    Enjoy a wonderful event celebrating wood and its many traditional uses! See a wide range of wood craft demonstrations, a working wood yard, exhibitors and displays. From viewing the Museum’s collection of over 50 timber-framed buildings... (more info)
  • Sebastian Cox design studio

    Traditional as Radical: How the Weald & Downland inspired a contemporary design studio (Ticketed)

    Wednesday 21 June 2017
    Talk begins at 6.30. Refreshments from 6pm.
    The talk Sebastian Cox’s earliest memory is of a family visit to the Weald and Downland Museum when he was three. He has continued to visit the Museum, through his early years, teens and into adulthood; for both pleasure and for work.... (more info)
  • teacher preview day 22 June 2017

    Teacher Preview Evening

    Thursday 22 June 2017
    4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Our next Teacher Preview is taking place on Thursday 22nd June, from 4:00pm – 7:30pm. This evening, exclusively for Teachers, offers the chance to explore our exciting new visitor centre facilities, which opened in late May. Enjoy... (more info)
  • Saving our Bumblebees

    Saturday 24 June 2017
    2pm - 3.30pm
    The Talk Bees and other pollinators are vital to our wellbeing: about one third of all the food we eat depends on the pollination services they provide. More broadly, natural ecosystems depend upon pollination: without it, most flowering... (more info)
  • A272, An Ode to a Road (Ticketed)

    Wednesday 28 June 2017
    Talk begins at 6.30. Refreshments from 6pm.
    The talk In 1966 Pieter Boogaart visited Great Britain for the first time, as a student of English. He and his future wife were immediately infected with Anglophilia, and it was then that Pieter fell in love with the A272 in particular. As... (more info)