Museum History
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1984/2Bulletin / February 1984Goodwood / West Dean / Open Air Museum / A Report commissioned by this liaison committee on Recreational Patterns in this area has now been received. It provides interesting information, much of which will be useful in our publisicity management. Anyone wishing to read the report please contact the office.
1984/2Bulletin / February 1984Publicity Caravan / The following locations have been agreed and any further ideas for locations will be appreciated.
28 May 84 Surrey Show
1-3 June 84 Goodwood
7-9 June 84 Ardingly
14 July 84 Queen Elizabeth Country Park
29 Sept 84 Fontwell (Arundel & District Riding Club)
1984/2Bulletin / February 1984Material for children / The first group of children's Information Sheets, prepared by Elizabeth Newbery and designed by Susan England, will be published in mid-March. Work is also well advanced on a new children's guidebook.
1984/2Bulletin / February 1984Summer Workshop 6 - 31 August 1984 / In August the Museum is organising its first workshop to provide experience and training in the repair of traditional buildings. The workshop will be open to people from the building industry, the associated professions and students. The only qualification for joining is a strong interest in the traditional building crafts and the repair of old buildings. [NB The course was eventually cancelled]
1984/2Bulletin / February 1984Guidebook / Whiteheads of Chichester have kindly agreed an interest-free loan of
1984/2Bulletin / February 1984Woodlands / Jim Hampshire is reducing the branches on the hornbeams in the coppice in an effort to save some of them from wind-blow. At the moment with every gale some are lost.
1984/2Bulletin / February 1984Library / We have received
1984/3Bulletin / March 1984MSC (Manpower Services Commission) Adult Force / This scheme ends on 31 March and we are very appreciative of the work carried out by these young men.
1984/3Members' Magazine No. 21 / March 1984Photographic Competition. / Nearly 500 entries for the photographic Competition. Winners were:
Adult; 1st Mr Herriot of Croydon, 2nd Miss S. Kemp of London, 3rd Mr Stone of London, Highly Commended Mrs Slocock of Haselmere and Mrs B. Martin of Ripley
Junior: 1st Damian Lilley of Tonbridge, 2nd Elizabeth Bell of Chippenham, 3rd Clive Grimwood of Tonbridge; highly commended Eileen Godfrey of Godalming.
Whitby's of Chichester produced the prizes.
1984/3Bulletin / March 1984Martin Bossom / Gary Browning / Martin Bossom is leaving us on 13 April to take over his father's boatyard in Penryn, Cornwall. Martin arrived at the Museum in 1974 on a day release scheme and stayed on. We shall be sorry to lose him.
Gary Browning is joining us as an assistant to Martin and to learn the art of charcoal burning. Hopefully he will become a permanent member of staff.
1984/3Bulletin / March 1984Telephones / Arrangements are in hand to install extensions in the library and in the caf
1984/3Bulletin / March 1984Catering / Negotiations are nearly completed and we shall publish details of the arrengements for providing this service in the next bulletin.
1984/3Bulletin / March 1984"By pass" road / This has been widened to allow easier access to the overflow car park.
1984/3Bulletin / March 1984The Tuesday Group / These volunteers have started to re-erect the pig sty in the Toll Cottage garden.
1984/3Members' Magazine No. 21 / March 1984Spring Field Trip / Walter Greenway is organising a spring trip to Avebury, Ledbury, some Herefordshire villages, Stokesay Castle, Ludlow, Worcester, Bredon, Bibury and Newbury
1984/3Members' Magazine No. 21 / March 1984Putting mambers on Record!
Photo of the year / Two pictures. One of the computer being used for Friends' addresses and one of Ted Nash resting at a straw stack
1984/3Bulletin / March 1984Robert Demaus / - is to be congratulated on his engagement to be married to Miss J L Watts. The wedding is to be in May.
1984/3Bulletin / March 1984Anna Zeuner / - arrived without appointment on Feb 14. Mother and baby are doing well. (Anna was Chris & Diana Zeuner's second child).
1984/3Bulletin / March 1984Temporary Library Assistant / Applicants for the temporary job assisting with the cataloguing and indexing project have been interviewed and Miss Caroline Hallam has been appointed to the post. She will commence her duties on 12 March and hopefully will be able to complete a substantial part of the task within the 12 months of her appointment.
1984/3Bulletin / March 1984BBC TV / 26 March, 11am
28 March, 2pm
These are programmes for children and we hope the Museum will be mentioned.
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