Museum History
(3830 Records)

 Yr/Mo   Origin   Summary 
1996/3Magazine Vol. 6 No. 16 / March 1996Dovetail into our 1996 arts programme / Carol Hawkins (later Carol Brinson) reports the Dovetail programme: Brian Saunders will present his compilation "Henry Williamson: The Man and his Work" with musical interludes introduced by Richard Williamson; The Copper Family; Shakespeare by the lake - Macbeth and Much Ado about Nothing; a barn dance.
1996/3Magazine Vol. 6 No. 16 / March 1996An 18th century spit jack / In May we were given several items by Lesley Maddock on behalf of Peter Adams of Pulborough. including sheep bells, trivet, lock, horse harness, wooden scoops and a spit mechanism for roasting meat in front of an open fireplace. Jon Roberts took the spit to pieces to clean it, and coated it with conservation microcrystalline wax before reassembling it.
1997/11Magazine Vol. 7 No. 19 / November 1997News in brief / Julie Massey is gathering furnishings for Whittakers. Jon Roberts, Brian Weekes and Peter Hawes are helping the Education Service provide courses for very bright children. The Museum was given the contents of D. J. Bayley's builder's yard. The Museum celebrated the 250th anniversary of the first women's cricket match. Sue Shave wants volunteers to help with her enlarged science workshop.
1997/11Magazine Vol. 7 No. 19 / November 1997Thatching Boarhunt / Chris Tomkins re-thatched Boarhunt this year
1997/11Magazine Vol. 7 No. 19 / November 1997Volunteeers needed! / A call for more volunteers
1997/11Magazine Vol. 7 No. 19 / November 1997Every month a new challenge / A set of photos: Rosie has had a foal: Blair. The office has installed the computerised Vista bookings system, run by Karen Searle and Pat Melhuish. Students and staff from Cluj-Napoca, Romania came on an exchange EU Tempus programme. Cbildren's Activity Weekend involving Alfie Pilcher and John Herniman. Rare Breeds run by John Bushrod; Sylvia Stone meets the beef interbreed champion owned by C. E. and W. S. Milson. David Overton, owner of a champion pig and David Tomlinson. Bob Holman with pumpkins for Hallowe'en!
1997/11Magazine Vol. 7 No. 19 / November 1997Two lottery awards for Museum projects / The Museum succeeded in both of its lottery requests:
1997/11Magazine Vol. 7 No. 19 / November 1997Supporting the Weald and Downland Museum / Supporters in 1997 include: for Boarhunt thatch, Friends of the Museum; for events, West Sussex Gazette, D. Cover & Sons, Whitbread Charitable Trust; for Walderton garden, Enesco (Lilliput Lane); for Education, West Sussex County Council; for a Sussex Waggon, Maurice Pinto; Candle-making, Brian Weeks; Horseshoe Fund, John Herniman; Court Barn Fund, Richard Murdoch; Legacies, Wilhelmina Minet, Virginia Lyon.
1997/11Magazine Vol. 7 No. 19 / November 1997Lectures and Courses / 11 courses: with leaders, Henry Russell, Gerard Lynch, David Woodbridge, Tim Tatton-Brown, Bernard Worssam, Ane Bone, David Bone, Brian Ridout, Geoffrey Mead, David Martin, Chris Hare, Eizabeth Doff, Gwen Jones. 3 talks by Ruth Tittensor, John Vigar, Christpoher Passmore. Heavy Horse Experience days led by Rob Dash, Peter Albon, Chris Zeuner. Charcoal Burning with Alan Waters.
1997/11Magazine Vol. 7 No. 19 / November 1997Friends news / Next year's Spring Tour will be to South Wales: visiting Lydiard Park, Tredegar House, Welsh Folk Museum, Cardiff Castle, Castle Coch and Penhow Castle. Contact Jean Piggott. A memorial to Virginia Lyon will be oak finger posts carved by Ted Vincent. The Friends have their own telephone number. 1997 visits were to Chiltern Open Air Museum, Michelham Priory, Bateman's, Great Dixter, Highgrove, a horse drawn narrow boat. The Spring tour was to Durham and Northumberland including Beamish. The subscriptions are being increased to: Family,
1997/11Magazine Vol. 7 No. 19 / November 1997Building Conservation Master Classes / The English Heritage Master Class is now run by West Dean College and the Museum. The courses will be residential.
1997/11Magazine Vol. 7 No. 19 / November 1997Reigate fireplaces reveal 17th century painting. / Deborah Carthy and Elizabeth Anderson uncovered some 17th century paintings when restoring the Reigate stone fireplaces.
1997/11Magazine Vol. 7 No. 19 / November 1997Winter Diary / The winter diary is: half term opening 21-31 Oct; Tree dressing 7th Dec; Carols 15th Dec; 26th Dec- 4th Jan Opening; 16-21st Feb, Half term opening.
1997/11Magazine Vol. 7 No. 19 / November 1997Legacies offer opportunities / An appeal for legacies.
1997/11Magazine Vol. 7 No. 19 / November 1997Whittaker's Cottages show what they're made of. / One of Whittakers Cottages is furnished as it would have been in 1880s. Joy Huning and Wilm Huning have completed the interior, and Julie Massey is working on furnishings. Outside exhibits show how the site was prepared etc. The Carnegie Trust has supplied some funding. 5 photos including Richard Harris, Michael garston, David Tomlinson and children
1997/11Magazine Vol. 7 No. 19 / November 1997Christmas shopping and tree dressing / An advertisement for the shop at Christmas, and the Tree Dressing.
1997/11Magazine Vol. 7 No. 19 / November 1997First Out of the Wood Show, / The first Out of the Wood Show was organised by Carol Brinson and sponsored by D. Cover and Sons in association with Traditional Woodworking Magazine Pictures include Roger Champion, and Jack Hill.
1997/3Magazine Vol. 8 No. 17 / March 1997New to the team
Staff goodbyes / Carolyn Darling is Visitor Services Manager (Retail), Charles Hinde is Book-keeper in place pf Gill Clifton and Julie Massey is Curator in place of Bob Powell
1997/3Magazine Vol. 8 No. 17 / March 1997The museum's aims and objectives. / A synthesis from the museum's forward plan.
1997/3Magazine Vol. 8 No. 17 / March 1997Dovetail / The 1997 Dovetail programme includes: Illyria's performances of the Tempest and Richard III; The Copper Family; Popeluc, rthe Romanian/English folk trio, Pete Castle, Lucy Castle-Hotea and "Popica"; Artisan, a three-part harmony group; open air barn dance, with music by the Original Elastic Band with caller Dr Hodgson. Contact Carol Hawkins (later Carol Brinson)
Page 136 of 192
<<First <Prev 134 135136 137 138 Next> Last>>
Powered by Tools JX