News

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 Jenny Rudd | 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 Jenny Rudd | 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 Jenny Rudd | 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 Jenny Rudd | 5th Jul 2018

Museum Appoints New Director

The Chairman and the Board of Trustees at the Weald & Downland Living Museum are pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Wardell to the role of Museum Director following…

by Jenny Rudd | 20th Jun 2018
Living History Festival

Help needed at Living History Festival

In advance of the Living History Festival weekend, 2nd and 3rd June, we don’t currently have sufficient Staff and Volunteers signed up to help across the event. If you can…

by Jenny Rudd | 25th May 2018
Gateway Project

New Starters

Please may we all work together to extend a very warm welcome to the following members of the Museum team who will be joining us shortly: Fi Smthe, Relief Warden…

by Jenny Rudd | 17th May 2018
Food Festival

Food Festival programme now online

The show programme for this weekend’s Food Festival is now online – please take a look and familiarise yourself with what’s on. Many thanks, Jen Rudd Marketing Manager T: 01243…

by Jenny Rudd | 1st May 2018