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1986/5Bulletin / May 1986STEWARD - EXTRA HELP NEEDED / We are short of stewards on the following dates, and extra help is required for car parking, ticket office and shop duties. If you can help, names please to Keith Bickmore.

Fri 6/6 (shop & c/park) Mon 9/6 (shop & c/park) Fri 13/6 (shop) Mon 16/6 (shop & c/park) Fri 20/6 (c/park) Mon 23/6 (shop & c/park) Wed 25/6 (shop) Thurs 26/6 (c/park) Sat 28/6 (shop) Sun 29/6 (c/park) Mon 30/6 (T.O, Shop & c/park) Wed 2/7 (shop) Fri 4/7 (Shop & c/park) Sun 6/7 (c/park) Mon 7/7 (Shop & c/park) Fri 18/7 (Shop & c/park) Mon 21/7 (Shop & c/park) Sun 27/7 (T.O, Shop & c/park)
1986/5Bulletin / May 1986LITTER / Although the situation regarding litter on the site is generally good, it is essential that as the busy season is now with us, all of us, staff and volunteers should pay particular attention to this, and pick up the sweet papers etc. We are often complimented on the cleanliness of the site and must maintain the high standard.
1986/5Bulletin / May 1986JUNIOR FRIENDS APPEAL / The Junior Friends are in need of discarded cookery utensils and garden tools for their meetings. Large saucepans, stewpots, frying pans for use over a camp fire, plus ladles, cutlery, old plates, mugs, and garden forks, spades small hand tools would be very gratefully received.
1986/5Bulletin / May 1986CAFE BREAK-IN / During the month the caf
1986/5SBC Minutes / 19 May 1986Review of Master Plan / Chris Zeuner reported that the last revision had taken place in 1978. Since then a number of disconnected suggestions had been put forward. Many related to visitor flow around the site. Other identified areas which required thought were the Office, centralised Interpretive Centre, Library, Shop and Catering. He asked members of the Committee for ideas on these subjects. Mr McDowall asked that members should receive a list of buildings in store, their size and date of acquisition, together with a statement of the office space and catering space required. He asked members to bear in mind the possible re-organised entrance to the Museum with new car parking facilities. He outlined together with Mr Heymann the suggested plan.
1986/4Bulletin / April 1986EASTER PARADE / Alan Waters, Andrew Hodby and the Zeuner Family took William to the Regents Park Parade. Bob Robinson provided horses for this event once again.
1986/4Bulletin / April 1986PORTSMOUTH MAY DAY PARADE / William will be going to the Portsmouth May Day Parade, where he will draw the timber wagon and Bob Robinson's horse will draw the Sussex wagon. William will also be attending the Heavy Horse Spring Work organised by the Southern Counties Heavy Horse Association at Alton on May 18th.
1986/4Bulletin / April 1986BUILDING WORK / The new sewer has now been installed and completed. Finishing work has been started on the lavatories. Roger Champion has moved the Toll Cottage Exhibition from the inner room to the front room. Work has started on furnishing the inner room. A fire place has been installed.
1986/4Bulletin / April 1986KATIE STEWART / The Katie Stewart Cookery Demonstration held at Bishop Otter College was a great success with over 160 people attending. It raised over
1986/4Bulletin / April 1986'TRACK BACK' / 'Track Back', a family discovery pack which links the Museum and the Goodwood Estate has just been produced by the Museum's Education Officer. It is designed especially for the high proportion of visitors and family groups who revisit the Museum. It will be on sale in May and cost
1986/4Bulletin / April 1986WALTER GREENWAYS TRIP / The Friends trip organised by Walter Greenway was successful, despite the bad weather and the loss of participants in Ironbridge. On the trip the following Museums and sites were visited:-

Chiltern Open Air Museum
Long Crendon Court House
Maxstoke Castle
Great Coxwell Barn
1986/4Bulletin / April 1986(none) / The executive Board and the Trustees of the Museum have invited the following to become Trustees:-

Mrs E Armstrong
Lady Elizabeth Benson
M W Burrell
Martin F Caroe
Miss J M Harding
Alan Hayes
Mrs M M Holt
R D Hunt
C Lucas
Miss V E Lyon
Jim Oliver
W M Renwick
J O Veltom

They are very welcome and it is hoped that they will enjoy their association with the Museum.
1986/4Bulletin / April 1986TALKS AND LECTURES / Joan Harding gave a talk at the Museum about the Surrey Building Research Group. The event was well attended and brought the series of evening lectures to a close.
1986/4Bulletin / April 1986SWEATSHIRTS / With Museum logo.

1986/4Bulletin / April 1986DIARY DATES / 'Guide Stewards' briefing seminar April 29th 10.30am
AGM of the Trustees of the Museum April 29th 6.30pm
National Farmers Union Committee Meeting May 1st 2.30pm
Novice Sheep Dog Trials (Bank Holiday) May 5th
Curatorial Group May 7th 11.00am
'Tools of the Trade' May 18th
Executive Board followed by Singleton May 19th 9.00am
Museum Services Ltd AGM
Sites and Buildings Committee Meeting May 19th 2.00pm
Curatorial Group May 21st 11.00am
A special visit of the Portsmouth May 23rd
Water Company
Spinning, Bee Skep Making May 25th
'Guide Stewards' briefing \\
1986/4Bulletin / April 1986TVS / Filming of charcoal burning and spar making will appear in the "Country Ways" programme on the Singleton area later in the year.
1986/4Bulletin / April 1986PUBLICITY WORKSHOPS AND CARAVAN DATES / We attended in April a Leisure Exhibition at the Grange Centre, Midhurst, and a Young Farmers Open Day at Coombs Farm, Lancing. The caravan will be going to the following places:-

Surrey Young Farmers Open Day, Nr Dorking on May 12th. Heavy Horse Spring Work on May18th.
Surrey Show on May 26th.
Goodwood Dressage on May 30th, 31st and June 1st.

Richard Pailthorpe attended the English Tourist Board "MOOT 86" Travel Trade Fair on behalf of the Museum which took place in Bournemouth.
1986/3Magazine Vol. 2 No. 26 / March 1986Wall Painting Conservation Under Way / Ann Ballantyne and her assistants Andrea Kirkham and Lucy Medhurst are well under way in their restoration of the 17th century wall paintings in the Reigate Town House. The house will be re-erected in the summer.
1986/3Magazine Vol. 2 No. 26 / March 1986Thr Museum in Winter / 2 pictures : Horsham Shop - Neil Wilkins has been applying cleft oak battens for the infill; Hayrick cut with a knife by Les Whitecall.
1986/3Magazine Vol. 2 No. 26 / March 1986Site Foreman / Andrew Hodby is now Site Foreman as well as caretaker
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