MUSEUM CALENDAR: August 2019

  • Historic Life Weekend: Harvest

    Saturday 03 August to Sunday 04 August 2019
    10:30am - 5:30pm
    Join us at the Museum on this special weekend to enjoy seasonal demonstrations focusing on the harvest. Over the course of this weekend you can find out about the harvesting season, starting from June until the Autumn. Find out more about... (more info)
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    Music: ‘Summer Sunday’ featuring The Nevada Street Six

    Sunday 04 August 2019
    7.00pm - 9.30pm
    The second Summer Sunday at the Weald & Downland Living Museum’s Summer Season for 2019, featuring The Nevada Street Six. The Nevada Street Six is a specially expanded version of The Nevada Street Four, a quartet of musical... (more info)
  • A Midsummer Nights Dream promo image

    Theatre: A Midsummer Nights Dream

    Tuesday 06 August 2019
    7.00pm - 9.30pm
    Returning to the Weald & Downland Living Museum, Quantum Theatre will be showcasing their family favourite and exuberant production of Shakespeare’s classic ‘A Midsummer Nights Dream’. A Midsummer Nights Dream is... (more info)
  • Wonderful Wednesdays

    Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Holiday Activities – 7 August

    Wednesday 07 August 2019
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Wonderful Wednesdays are fun-packed activity days for families, which take place at the Museum every Wednesday in August! Themes are: Wednesday 7 August: Saxons Wednesday 14 August: Tudors Wednesday 21 August: Victorians Wednesday 28... (more info)
  • Gansta Granny promo image

    Theatre: Gansta Granny (8 & 11 August)

    Thursday 08 August to Sunday 11 August 2019
    7.00pm - 9.30pm
    Set in the stunning surrounds of the Weald & Downland Living Museum enjoy open air, family fun theatre. Introducing for 2019 the David Walliam’s family hit ‘Gansta Granny’ for 2-nights only on 8 & 11 August, be... (more info)
  • Exhibition: Historic clothing

    Thursday 08 August to Sunday 08 September 2019
    The Historic Clothing exhibition provides the chance to find out more about this project. Since 2006, clothing has been made for the Museum site. It is specific to the era and status of the homes of the Museum. For a month, you can see... (more info)
  • Wonderful Wednesdays

    Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Holiday Activities – 14 August

    Wednesday 14 August 2019
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Wonderful Wednesdays are fun-packed activity days for families, which take place at the Museum every Wednesday in August! Themes are: Wednesday 7 August: Saxons Wednesday 14 August: Tudors Wednesday 21 August: Victorians Wednesday 28... (more info)
  • Saddles & Steam: Horse Power to Horse Power

    Saturday 17 August to Sunday 18 August 2019
    10.30am - 5pm
    Celebrating every mode of transport from our four legged friends to the invention of the combustion engine, this two day Summer hit will be packed with horse displays, an army of steam engines, World War vehicles and classic cars to name... (more info)
  • Mamma Mia 2 promo image

    Open Air Cinema: Mamma Mia 2

    Tuesday 20 August 2019
    7.00pm (for 8.00pm start)
    For 2019 the Weald & Downland Living Museum have introduced open-air cinema to their Summer Season of cultural evenings. Come a long and watch the critically-acclaimed, feel-good movie of the year ‘Mamma Mia 2’. In 1979... (more info)
  • Wonderful Wednesdays

    Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Holiday Activities – 21 August

    Wednesday 21 August 2019
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Wonderful Wednesdays are fun-packed activity days for families, which take place at the Museum every Wednesday in August! Themes are: Wednesday 7 August: Saxons Wednesday 14 August: Tudors Wednesday 21 August: Victorians Wednesday 28... (more info)
  • Mary Poppins Returns promo image of Mary

    Open Air Cinema: Mary Poppins Returns

    Wednesday 21 August 2019
    7.00pm (for 8.00pm start)
    For 2019 the Weald & Downland Living Museum have introduced open-air cinema to their Summer Season of cultural evenings. Come a long and watch the critically-acclaimed, feel-good movie of the year ‘Mary Poppins Returns’. In... (more info)
  • Relaxed morning opening

    Thursday 22 August 2019
    9am-10.30am
    Join us for a relaxed opening this summer. On two mornings (Tuesday, 30 July and Thursday, 22 August) we will be opening our doors from 9am. This is designed for visitors who prefer a quieter visit, and a time when there are no dogs on the... (more info)
  • Bohemian Rhapsody promo image landscape

    Open Air Cinema: Bohemian Rhapsody

    Thursday 22 August 2019
    7.00pm (for 8.00pm start)
    For 2019 the Weald & Downland Living Museum have introduced open-air cinema to their Summer Season of cultural evenings. Come-a-long and watch the critically-acclaimed, Oscar-tipped film of 2019 ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’. Bohemian... (more info)
  • Man sitting in garden surrounded by plants and flowers

    Theatre: Old Herbaceous

    Saturday 24 August 2019
    Doors open at 6.15pm for 7:00pm start
    Come and enjoy ‘Old Herbaceous’ in outdoor threate at the Weald & Downland Living Museum. Described as “Downton Abbey with gardening tips”, Old Herbaceous is the humorous love story of a single-minded yet gentle man... (more info)
  • Picture of Ruth Mills Soprano

    Music: ‘Summer Sunday’ featuring Nova Foresta Classical Players with Ruth Mills Soprano

    Sunday 25 August 2019
    7.00pm - 9.30pm
    Introducing ‘The Nova Foresta Classical Players’ to the Weald & Downland Living Museum for a relaxed evening under the stars with music by the Museum’s millpond. The Nova Foresta Classical Players was founded in 2017... (more info)
  • Romeo & Juliet by Heartbreak productions promo image

    Theatre: Romeo & Juliet (27 & 28 August)

    Tuesday 27 August to Wednesday 28 August 2019
    Doors open at 6.15pm for 7:00pm start, ends approx. 9.30pm
    Come and watch one of Shakespeare’s classics at the Weald & Downland Living Museum’s outdoor theatre ‘Romeo & Juliet’ – a show not to be missed, book online to save disappointment! “In a world of... (more info)
  • Wonderful Wednesdays

    Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Holiday Activities – 28 August

    Wednesday 28 August 2019
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Wonderful Wednesdays are fun-packed activity days for families, which take place at the Museum every Wednesday in August! Themes are: Wednesday 7 August: Saxons Wednesday 14 August: Tudors Wednesday 21 August: Victorians Wednesday 28... (more info)
  • Manic Muddlers promo image in black and white

    Summer Sessions: Silver Threads, The Mantic Muddlers & Fate the Juggler

    Friday 30 August 2019
    7.00pm (for 8.00pm start)
    Summer Sessions – Silver Threads / The Mantic Muddlers / Fate the Juggler Closing the summer will be the Weald & Downland’s very own music festival – The Summer Sessions. Think Americana, think Roots, think folk, think rock... (more info)
  • Historic Life Weekend: Textiles

    Saturday 31 August to Sunday 01 September 2019
    11.00am - 5.00pm
    Find out about the production of textiles, with a focus on wool and flax, as well as the later stages of spinning, weaving, braiding and natural dyeing. There is much to inspire modern makers from the skills of the past. We will also have... (more info)
  • Summer Sessions: Brogue, Monkey See Monkey Do & The Ed Goodale Band

    Saturday 31 August 2019
    7.00pm (for 8.00pm start)
    Summer Sessions – Brogue / Monkey See Monkey Do / The Ed Goodale Band Closing the summer will be the Weald & Downland’s very own music festival – The Summer Sessions. Think Americana, think Roots, think folk, think rock and... (more info)