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Filming: Thursday 15 and Friday 16 November

Hi all Just letting you know that we have a film crew coming in on Thursday 15 and Friday 16 November. Thursday 15 November Winkhurst Kitchen and Winkhurst hall (potential use…

by Emma Keen | 25th Oct 2018

New Trustees

A warm welcome to our two new Trustees, who were confirmed at the recent Board meeting. Louise Fitton is Head of Visitor Experiences for the National Trust, London & South…

by Emma Keen | 18th Oct 2018

Museum training: September to December 2018

Dear all, Please find below the latest set of training dates until the end of this year. For Staff: sessions marked with asterisks need to be pre-booked – please email…

by Emma Keen | 11th Sep 2018

Containers wanted

We are in need of sealed plastic containers for storing seeds, specifically like those that you get with take-aways! So if you have any spare we would really appreciate them;…

by Emma Keen | 5th Sep 2018

Volunteer Referral Program

We are introducing, on a pilot basis, a Volunteer Referral Program to encourage volunteers’ involvement in introducing like-minded individuals to join our fantastic volunteering community. If you have a friend or…

by Emma Keen | 22nd Aug 2018

Newspaper needed

We are in need of newspaper for the next few Wonderful Wednesdays. If you have any at home, particularly broadsheet size as they make good flowerpots, could you please bring…

by Emma Keen | 9th Aug 2018
medieval house from North Cray

Filming in North Cray 26 July

Lion TV are on site today filming in the medieval house from North Cray, which will be closed to visitors. The crew will be on site from 8.30am – 6.30pm…

by Emma Keen | 26th Jul 2018
Sampson Percheron foal

Percheron foal born

Olwyn, the Museum’s 4-year-old Percheron mare, gave birth to a male foal in the early hours of Wednesday 11th July 2018. Museum horseman, Mark Buxton, has named the foal Sampson.…

by Emma Keen | 11th Jul 2018

Sussex Heritage Trust Award Win for Gateway Project

Our Gateway Project won a Sussex Heritage Trust 2018 Public and Community Award on 4th July. 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the Sussex Heritage Trust Awards scheme. President of the…

by Emma Keen | 5th Jul 2018