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

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 Emma Keen | 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 Emma Keen | 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 Emma Keen | 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 Emma Keen | 1st May 2018
Food Festival Weald & Downland Museum

Help to promote the Museum

If you can help to promote the Museum by placing A4 posters and/or leaflets in e.g. local shops, pubs, cafes, garden centres, schools or farm shops please let me know.…

by Emma Keen | 26th Apr 2018
Gateway Project

Museum Training Sessions: April – August 2018

Our training schedule comes out at regular intervals throughout the year. We hope that many volunteers and staff will take the opportunity to learn more before the beginning of this…

by Emma Keen | 13th Apr 2018
Working Animals Show

Postponed: Rare & Traditional Breeds Show 2018

We’re taking a year out to refresh our popular Rare & Traditional Breeds Show, ready for a great comeback in 2019! In its place this year we’re planning a Working…

by Emma Keen | 5th Feb 2018