Museum History
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1990/9News Update Vol. 3 No. 5 / September 1990All Creatures Great and Small / On August Bank Holiday there will be a display by craftsmen producing items representing animals and birds in all media
1990/9News Update Vol. 3 No. 5 / September 1990Fund-raising Lunches Planned / The Friends Committee is organising fund-raising lunches in the Coronation Hall in Slindon.
1990/9News Update Vol. 3 No. 5 / September 1990Open House / Friends enjoyed their visit to Martin Caroe's house
1990/9News Update Vol. 3 No. 5 / September 1990Making Wattles in London / Alan Waters spent several days making wattle for the Museum of London, which wants an arbour for its roses in its Exhibition of the History of Gardening.
1990/9News Update Vol. 3 No. 5 / September 1990New Officers fro the Friends Committee / Virginia Lyon has taken over Chairmanship of the Friends Committee from Sir James Waddell. Bruce Pailthorpe is the new Vice-Chairman. The other members are: Secretary, Carol Hawkins (later Carol Brinson), Treasurer Mike Doran; Peter Vincent, Kathryn Gunns, John Hutson, Bernard Rush, John Eyre, Mary Hum, Stan Snow, Ethel Buvyer, Ann Allen and Colin Sharman. Walter Greenway, Richard Pailthorpe and Chris Zeuner are co-opted members.
1990/9News Update Vol. 3 No. 5 / September 1990Friends' Spring Tour 11 - 15 April 1991 / The Friends' Spring tour in 1991 will be to the Middle Shires of England with Sheffield as its base. Places to visit: Hardwick Hall, Haddon Hall, National Stone Centre. Contact Carol Hawkins (later Carol Brinson)
1990/9News Update Vol. 3 No. 5 / September 1990Picture / A picture of Neil MacGregor-Wood commentating at the rare Breeds Show.
1990/9News Update Vol. 3 No. 5 / September 1990Chris Zeuner Awarded the OBE / Chris Zeuner has been awarded the OBE
1990/9News Update Vol. 3 No. 5 / September 1990Visitor Numbers dip Mid-Season / At the mid-way point the visitor numbers were 15% down on last year. The Brick Drying Shed is being built by Paul Russell and John Winterbottom, partly funded by Seaward Homes. The Exhibition in the shed is being designed by Richard Harris and partly funded by Redland Bricks. Roger Champion is working on the timbers of the Aisled Hall from Sole Street. Plans for its building have been developed by Charlie Hughes of Miller Hughes Associates. Robert Demaus will work on the Lurgashall mill in the winter
1990/9News Update Vol. 3 No. 5 / September 1990Changes in the Museum's Executive Board / Jimmy Woollings is retiring as Secretary and Treasurer of the Executive Board, and is the new Vice Chairman. Mike Roberts is Secretary, and Derek Bandey is Treasurer.
1990/9News Update Vol. 3 No. 5 / September 1990Charcoal Production / Alan Waters has had great demands for charcoal, and has managed to refurbish the charcoal camp, assisted by Chris Orchard
1990/9News Update Vol. 3 No. 5 / September 1990Over the Top / Walter Greenway's quiz this year will be about disposal of smoke.
1990/9News Update Vol. 3 No. 5 / September 1990Friends make Record Donation to the museum / Last year the Friends donated
1991/10Magazine Vol. 3 No. 7 / October 1991Christmas Lunches at the Museum / The Museum is offering Christmas lunches in Sole Street.
1991/10Bulletin / October 1991DATES FOR YOUR DIARY / 1 November Friends' Fundraising Dinner, Slindon, 7.30 pm
11 November Fundraising event - Solicitor's lunch in Crawley Hall
15 November Volunteers' Forum and Party, Assembly Rooms, Chichester
24 & 27 November The Museum Shop will be open for Christmas Shopping, 11am - 4pm. Keith Bickmore would
be pleased to receive advance orders for books and the usual discounts will be given.
2 December Trustees Meeting, 6.30pm in Crawley Hall
19 December Carols in Cray House, 7pm
20 December Junior Friends' Christmas Party
29 December Walter's Quiz: test your knowledge of the Museum in Crawley Hall, 2pm to 3.30pm.
1991/10Bulletin / October 1991(none) / We are very saddened by the death of Jimmy Woollings who died suddenly on 16 October. He has contributed a great deal to the Museum over the years in his capacity as Treasurer, Secretary and latterly as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. He will be remembered fondly and missed greatly by his many friends and colleagues here at the Museum.

Many of you will also have heard of the death of James Farmer, a Founder Member and Trustee of the Museum who died on 12 October. Mr Farmer was a past Chairman of the Museum and of The Friends.
1991/10Magazine Vol. 3 No. 7 / October 1991Museum Hosts the Penny Royal Theatre / John Pollock and Marjorie Pollock moved their Penny Royal Open Air Theatre to the Museum, staging Alan Ayckbourn's "Confusions" and Sir John Vanbrugh's "The Provok'd Wife" directed by Ken Parrott. Fringe Theatre also staged "The Education of Litte Tree" directed by Amanda Waring. The gala evening raised
1991/10Magazine Vol. 3 No. 7 / October 1991Primrose draws the Crowds / Bayleaf Primrose is the foal of our Shire Layston Bluebell (Rosy). The sire is Ruskington Edward.
1991/10Bulletin / October 1991WELCOME WINNINGS / On a good note we are happy to report that the Museum has gained
1991/10Magazine Vol. 3 No. 7 / October 1991To Market . . . To Market! / The theme for the Junior Friends Summer Activites organised by Geoff King, was Going to Market.
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