Museum History
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2003/4Magazine / Spring 2003Matti Denton's Diary / Extracts from the diary of a volunteer in 1970, 1971 & 1972.
People mentioned include Alan, Robin Litton, Peter, Mary, Don Glue, Chris Zeuner, Arthur Wilson, Susan, Sarah, Rodger, Oily, Mr & Mrs Langridge
2003/4Magazine / Spring 2003Photographic archive moves to Gridshell / Our important archive of photographs, including Roy Armstrong's and Frank Gregory's have moved into Gridshell.
2003/4Magazine / Spring 2003Friends' News / Day trips to Winchester, Denbies Wine Estate & Polesden Lacey, West Hoathly & East Grinstead. Greenwich, Literary London. Open air theatre by Illyria. Record Friends' grants total, Charity Ball in Gridshell, A. G. M. on 12th April in Gridshell with Dawn Stevens as speaker
2003/4Magazine / Spring 2003Manners makyth man / Peter Brears writes on Tudor behaviour at table. Main headings are royal , noble & simple table manners; meal times; buttery; pantry; dining in hall; table cloths; messes; bread; place settings; hand washing; seating; pottage; meats & fish; salt; sauces; drinking; cheese
2003/4Magazine / Spring 2003Getting to grips & Something special / Diane Walker writes that the "Hands On" setting for children has been reorganised, with advice from Tim Davey, Rosemary Gledhill, Richard Harris and Bob Easson Something Special for children with special needs. Barclays Bank Special Needs Product provided
2003/4Magazine / Spring 2003Daft Idea / 4 pages by Diana Zeuner in conversation with to Roger Champion about his joning the staff and his work. Reference at times to Grunolt Greiner, Anthony Simmons, Roy Armstrong, Reg Mason, John Friar, Geoff Kent, Mick Cundliffe, Richard Harris.
2003/4Magazine / Spring 2003Horses demonstrate their vital role in former times / A short article by Diana Zeuner on the importance of the Museum's heavy horses. Our horseman, Derek Hilton, leads work. Peter Betsworth, stockman, plays key role. Heavy Horses Spectacular due on 1st June.
2003/4Magazine / Spring 2003Museum develops new partnership with Woodland Heritage / Woodland Heritage will jointly host the Wood Show. Contact Carol Brinson
2004/10Magazine / Autumn 2004David Jeffrey / Died suddenly at the age of 64, was a volunteer miller.
2004/10Magazine / Autumn 2004Joan Harding / One of the Museum's longest standing and most loyal supporters died on 10th June 2004. Founded the Domestic Buildings Research Group and was in the founding group of the Museum. In 2002 she donated her collection of pottery scale models of houses to the Museum. Awarded an MBE in 1991 for her services to national heritage in Surrey.
2004/10Magazine / Autumn 2004Museum shop moves towards local products
2004/10Magazine / Autumn 2004Schools services / Appointment of Jennie Peel as Schools Services Manager. Jennie was the Head Mistress of Conifers private school. She is joined by Rachel Neville in an administrative role. Rachel has a degree in National Resources and administrative experience with a number of organisations and until recently, has worked as a volunteer at London Zoo.
2004/10Magazine / Autumn 2004New event for local community on Mother's Day / Launch of Local residents day where residents of Singleton, East & West Dean, Cocking and Lavant come in for
2004/10Magazine / Autumn 2004More help in the office and out on site / Susie Jardine joins the team as (part time)duty officer assisting Bob Easson, and Katie Hunwicke joins the administration team working part time to assist Julie Aalen.
2004/10Magazine / Autumn 2004Nigel Stephens / Nigel Stephens, a vice-president of the Museum and past chairman, died at his home in Cornwall in August 2004, he was 75.
2004/10Magazine / Autumn 2004Peter Vincent / Died aged 81 not long after his retirement as a volunteer. With his wife, Heather he operated the watermill for 20 years.
2004/10Magazine / Autumn 2004Magazine changes / Both the Spring and Autumn issues will be of a similar size and both will contain advertising.
2004/10Magazine / Autumn 2004Museum tackles off-site large objects collection / In April 2004 collections team began a
2004/10Magazine / Autumn 2004Enjoy winter at the Museum / Announcing Tree Dressing on 5 December, carol singing in North Cray on 13 December and tastes of a Tudor Christmas from 26 December until 3 January 2005.
2004/10Magazine / Autumn 2004Take a look "under the surface" / Under the Surface tours running every Wednesday throughout the Winter, led by Richard Harris talking about construction techniques and techniques of buildings in the Museum's collection dating from 17th century to the late 19th century and then followed by a talk from Jon Roberts about the domestic interiors, furniture, furnishings and utensils. Tudor lunch was included after which visitors could explore the rest of the Museum.
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