MUSEUM CALENDAR: August 2018

  • Wonderful Wednesdays

    Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Holiday Activities – 1 August

    Wednesday 01 August 2018
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Wonderful Wednesdays are fun-packed activity days for families, which take place every Wednesday in August. Our theme this August is the senses – sight, smell, touch, hearing and taste – with a different sense featuring each... (more info)
  • Demonstrating an English scythe

    Rural Life Weekend: English Scything

    Saturday 04 August to Sunday 05 August 2018
    10.30am - 5.30pm
    Join us to find out more about traditional scything and haymaking during this informal weekend of demonstrations and displays. Over this weekend we plan to include demonstrations on: Scything and hay making Scythe set up and maintenance... (more info)
  • Wonderful Wednesdays

    Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Holiday Activities – 8 August

    Wednesday 08 August 2018
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Wonderful Wednesdays are fun-packed activity days for families, which take place every Wednesday in August. Our theme this August is the senses – sight, smell, touch, hearing and taste – with a different sense featuring each... (more info)
  • The Railway Children Weald & Downland Museum

    The Railway Children (ticketed)

    Tuesday 14 August 2018
    Gates open 6pm for 7pm start.
    The Railway Children A Children’s Classic Attention passengers! We are sorry to announce that all services out of Gigglesworth Station are delayed! Gather around Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis on platform one as they pass the time by sharing... (more info)
  • Wonderful Wednesdays

    Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Holiday Activities – 15 August

    Wednesday 15 August 2018
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Wonderful Wednesdays are fun-packed activity days for families, which take place every Wednesday in August. There are lots of opportunities to get hands-on and activities will vary every week, so come back and try something new! Activities... (more info)
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    Vintage & Steam

    Saturday 18 August to Sunday 19 August 2018
    10.30am - 5.00pm
    Take a step back in time and experience the nostalgic sights and sounds of an era when steam and world class engineering powered the country! Visitors to the Museum’s Vintage & Steam show will enjoy all the bustle and... (more info)
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    Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Holiday Activities – 22 August

    Wednesday 22 August 2018
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Wonderful Wednesdays are fun-packed activity days for families, which take place every Wednesday in August. An activities list will be uploaded to the website the day before and will be available on arrival. Some activities have a small... (more info)
  • twilight tale trail

    Family Twilight Tale Trail

    Thursday 23 August 2018
    6.30pm - 8.30pm
    Join us for an evening at the Museum, listening to folklore and historical tales of mysterious places, magnificent creatures and magical adventures! Suitable for ages 7+, accompanied children will join a small group, guided by one of the... (more info)
  • Rural Life Weekend: Charcoal & Woodyard

    Saturday 25 August to Monday 27 August 2018
    10.30am - 5.30pm
    Visitors to the Museum over the Bank Holiday weekend, Saturday 25 to Monday 27 August, can experience a traditional charcoal burn and a whole host of demonstrations in our working woodyard. During the weekend an early 20th century earth... (more info)
  • Wonderful Wednesdays

    Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Holiday Activities – 29 August

    Wednesday 29 August 2018
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Wonderful Wednesdays are fun-packed activity days for families, which take place every Wednesday in August. An activities list will be uploaded to the website the day before and will be available on arrival. Some activities have a small... (more info)