Museum History
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1985/4Members' Magazine No. 24 / April-May 1985New Library Team Needed / The present MSC Team will stop working in the Library in June. Replacements aged 18 or over should apply to Caroline Hallam
1985/4Members' Magazine No. 24 / April-May 1985Titchfield Market Hall / The Titchfield Market Hall will be closed until serious decay of the new timbers has been attended to.
1985/4Members' Magazine No. 24 / April-May 1985Grant for the Reigate Town House from the V and A / The Victoria and Albert Museum has offered an extra
1985/4Members' Magazine No. 24 / April-May 1985Mardens Excavation Appeal / Three seasons of excavation in the area of the Mardens and Compton have been based on the discovery of a Saxon hill-top cemetery. Each season costs
1985/4Members' Magazine No. 24 / April-May 1985Photographic Competition / A photographic competition will be held this year with two main themes: "Architectural Details" and "Animals or Craftsmen at Work". Prizes will include a Yashica Partner AFD Camera, two Kodak Disc Cameras, and
1985/4Members' Magazine No. 24 / April-May 1985Archaeology Symposium / Richard Harris attended a symposium "Professional Archaeology in Sussex: the Next Five Years". He contributed a paper summarising the contributions of various bodies and individuals to recording and preservation of buildings in Sussex. He hoped more people would deposit copies of their work at the Museum.
1985/4Members' Magazine No. 24 / April-May 1985Sponsored Bicycle Ride / Alan Waters, with four others, will undertake a sponsored bicycle ride from Land's End to John O' Groat's (over 800 miles), organised by the Audax Club. They hope to take 108 hours.
1985/4Bulletin / April 1985REMINDERS / 3.4.85 Curatorial Group. 1130.
8.4.85 Easter Parade - Regents Park.
12.4.85 Auction.
30.4.85 A.G.M. 1100.
1985/4Bulletin / April 1985Neil Wilkins / will be working in the Mill on behalf of Robert Demaus for the forthcoming season.
1985/4Members' Magazine No. 24 / April-May 1985Publicity Workshops / The Museum has been at several publ;icity workshops : English Tourist Board's Excursion workshop; Southern Tourist Board's Travel workshops at Southampton, Poole and Reading; and their Heritage Education Fair at Portsmouth; South East England Tourist Board's Heritage Education Fair at Sussex University.
1985/4Members' Magazine No. 24 / April-May 1985Picture of Roger Champion / A picture of Roger Champion working on a model of Bayleaf
1985/4Members' Magazine No. 24 / April-May 1985Albert Peacock / A picture of Albert Peacock making spars
1985/4Bulletin / April 1985Grants / We are pleased to report that the Victoria & Albert Museum have offered the Museum a grant of
1985/4Bulletin / April 1985Association of Independent Museums / The Museum took part in the Aim Guildhall Exhibition entitled "Heritage at Work". Roger Champion demonstrated his carpentry skills in the crypt and we displayed the furniture from Walderton. In addition a shepherd's hut, accompanied by a small flock of Southdown sheep, was taken to London and set up in the Guildhall yard. Richard Pailthorpe and Alan Waters manned this part of the display and, unfortunately, got extremely wet as it rained all day.
1985/4Bulletin / April 1985Horsham & Reigate Project / Wally Gammons and his crew (of John Booker & Sons) are now well under way with the brickwork of the toilet block behind the Horsham Shop. The link building has now been erected to wall-plate level.
1985/4Members' Magazine No. 24 / Aoril-May 1985Diary Dates / Special Events include Country Fair, Folk Dancing, Exhibition of Victorian Tiles, Heavy Horses, Magog Ladies Morris dancers, Rare Breeds Show, Exhibition "Cast in Iron", Children's Week and Autumn Activities Weekend.
1985/4Bulletin / April 1985Alan Waters / is going to ride 800+ miles from Lands End to John O'Groats to raise funds for the Museum. He hopes to complete the bicycle ride in 108 hours and the more sponsors he gets the more funds will be available for the Museum. Full details will appear in the Museum Newsletter.
1985/4Bulletin / April 1985Princes Trust / We hosted groups of youngsters resident in the area under the Princes Trust Scheme. Our involvement was organised by Elizabeth Newbery and thanks are due to all those members of staff who assisted with this scheme.
1985/4Members' Magazine No. 24 / April-May 1985Winter Lecture Proramme / A programme of winter lectures is available to Friends and members of the public. Speakers will be Mrs. M Beswick. Peter Reynolds, Kim Leslie, Marjorie Hallam, Martin Caroe and Joan Harding.
1985/4Members' Magazine No. 24 / April-May 1985Stop Press! / The Friends' Auction at Horsham raised about
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