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2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000Beavering away at the heart of the Museum / The Library is at the heart of the Museum. Bernardine Saunders in one of the volunteers responsible.
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000Explore glass, metals and textiles / A new series of workshops is planned for 2000. Stained glass, tutor Richard Bushnell-Wye; metals, tutor Neil Burridge; historic textiles, tutor Michelle Green.
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000Learn traditional painting techniques with the Hunings. / Wilm and Joy Huning are running a course on painting using traditional materials and methods.
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000Experience the rewards of working with heavy horses. / The Museum offers a full annual programme of experience days on working with heavy horses: teaching everything from basic stable care and harness fitting to ploughing skills.
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000Friends' news / Friends day trips include: Hampstead; Chartwell; Curtis Museum & Allen Gallery, Gilbert White's House and the Oates Museum; Hampton Court Palace; Neptune House Bosham (Robin and Patricia Borwick)
Maurice Pollock will stand down from being treasurer. Replacement needed
In 1999 the Friends contributed just over
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000Forming the Gridshell. / Steve Johnson describes the ground-breaking process which will give the Museum a spectacular and innovative Building Conservation Centre.
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000What exactly is a "dry hydrate"? / Richard Harris writes an article on a demonstration lime kiln built at the Museum by Gerard Lynch and Douglas Johnson.
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000Children's Summer Holiday Courses / Describes 5 courses desigjned for 8-11 year olds.
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000Martin Caroe, Bernard Rush and Bob Clover / Short obituaries of Martin Caroe, Bernard Rush and Bob Clover
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000Museums are much more than history! / The Museum hosts some 30,000 school children a year. Subjects include: Traditional Sussex Songs, with Gail Duff and Bing Lyle; Tudor dance workshop, with Chris and Janet Thorn; Early music performances; Drama workshop; Literacy pack on Bayleaf by Jon Roberts and Pat Goodwin; New Partnership pupil enrichment course with the Mary Rose Trust.
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000Junior Friends 2000 / Advertisement for the Junior Friends
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000Events Diary 2000 / The main events include: the Fire Event; Museum and Galleries month; Heavy Horses; the Copper Family; Rare Breeds; Romeo and Juliet; Children's Activity; The Emperor's New Clothes; Autumn Countryside Celebration.
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000Weald & Downland and Amberley Museums forge alliance for the future. / Trustees of the Weald & Downland and Amberley Museums have forged an alliance to strengthen and position both for a secure future, after hearing Robert Taylor, Chris Zeuner and Elaine Sansom.
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000An endowment fund for the future / David Tomlinson reports a good year. Work will soon start on the Building Conservation Centre and Museum Store. Poplars is nearly finished.
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000Supporters / Major donations include: Fergus Anstruther Memorial Trust, Roy Armstrong Memorial Fund, Carpenters Company Cahritable Trust, Chichester District Council, Tallow Chandlers Benevolent Fund, Clarendon Trust, John Coates Charitable Trust, Ernest Cook Trust, the Curry Fund, John Ellerman Foundation, Alan Evans Memorial Trust, Friends of the Museum, J Paul Getty Trust, Estate of Rose H Harris, Havenhope Trust, Headley Trust, Heritage Lottery Fund, Idlewild Trust, Inverforth Charitable Trust, Jackson-Stops and Staff (Southern) Ltd. , Ernest Kleinworh Charitable Trust, Kleinwort Benson Investment Management Ltd. , Sir Edward Lewis Foundation, Peter Minet Trust, Estate of Mrs W Minet, Mitford Foulerton Trust, Lavinia Norfolk's Family Charitable Trust, Peacock Trust, P. F. Charitable Trust, Pilgrim Trust, Radcliffe Trust, Bassil Shippam Trust (incorporating the Alsford Charitable Trust), South Eastern Museums Service, Symons Trust, Estate of Lady Noreen Stratton, Three T's Trust, Estate of Miss M. L. U \\
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000A Millennium of Herbs / Bob Holman and Tina Stapley have created a series of five day schools tracing herbs over the last 1000 years.
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000Third MSc course nears completion / The third cohort of students will complete their last taught unit, under the leadership of Richard Harris.
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000A very special place
How you can help the Museum / 6 suggestions to help the Museum: Visit it and buy its products; become a volunteer; join the Friends; legacy; hire Crawley Hall; support a fundraising scheme. Contacts: Christine Standing, Diana Rowsell, Bob Easson, Jean Piggott, Lisa Neville, Chris Zeuner. Visit our website.
2000/4Magazine / Spring 2000Grist to Lurgashall watermill / John Herniman writes an article on the Lurgashall mill, which was working until 1935. The mill was reconstructed at its Museum's site by John Friar and Geoff Kent. Robert Demaus was the Museum's first miller. Keith Bickmore looks after the business aspects and Nick Conway the maintenance. He continues with an account of its working and the flour produced. Pictures include Robert Demaus, Peter Stock, Beryl Bickmore, Heather and Peter Vincent.
2000/10Magazine / Autumn 2000Course news in brief / See previous entry
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