Museum History
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1988/2Bulletin / February 1988"SITE CALL" / Alan Waters has agreed to do a sponsored bike ride on May 11 and 12 calling at the original sites of all the buildings on the Museum site. Sponsors welcome!
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988New Miller for Lurgashall Mill / Neil Wilkins will be replacing Robert Demaus as miller.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988OAM'S and Environmental Education. / Chris Zeuner is representiong UK on a special Committee of the Council of Europe looking at the role which OAMs should play in environmental education.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988A Schools' Art and Design Course based at Goodwood House. / Elizabeth Newbery describes a schools' art and design course organised by Sylvia Kopecek which is held in Goodwood House. Zadok Ben-David, a sculptor, will work with the children using paintings by Stubbs as models. They will also study the buildings at the Museum.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Medieval London Artefacts find a place at Singleton / Last year at the London waterfront excavations a piece of wood was found which is identified as part of a late medieval wheelbarrow. It is being preserved in the Portsmouth Museum, and a drawing based on it will be used by Roger Champion to make a replica wheelbarrow for Bayleaf.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Wholemeal Flour
Congratulations / Neil Wilkins advertises stoneground flour.
Jackie and Robert Demaus have a son.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988The Brooking Collection / The Museum has acquired some items from Charles Brooking's collection of architectural details.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Dendrochronology at the Museum / Richard Haris describes dendrochronology and gives three reason why it is now easier. Ian Tyers has dated the following: attic floorboards from Reigate, early 17th century; wall plates from Cowfold Barn, winter of 1535-36. He was unsuccessful with Horsham shop and Winkhurst.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Museum Cookbook / Thoughts are at an early stage for the production of a cookery book.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Arthur Langridge / Lyn Armstrong writes an obituary of Arthur Langridge who, with his wife, had constructed the Charcoal Burners' Encampment.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988AIM Hon Secretary / Chris Zeuner has been appointed Hon. Secretary of the Association of Independent Museums. He had been Treasurer and the accounts had been kept by Mrs Dorothy Kent.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Association of Independent Museums Seminar at the Museum / The Association of Independent Museums will be holding a seminar at the Museum.
The series of seminars is known as "George Washington's Axe - Two Heads, Five Handles".
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Publicity at Shows and Parades / There are two ways of getting remote publicity: the Caravan; the turnout of William and his timber wagon, usually accompanied by Bob Robinson's Shire horses with one of our Sussex wagons.
This year the latter will be at the Regents Park Parade on Easter Monday and the May Parade in Portsmouth. At the South of England Show we will be displaying modern and traditional methods of charcoal burning.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988A Carnegie Interpret Britian Award for "Track Back" / The Museum was one of four winners of Carnegie Interpret Britain Awards last year for the family discovery pack "Track Back" , which was written by Elizabeth Newbery and designed by Susan England. The other winners were CARE Project Countryside Playscheme Barnsley, Giant's Causeway Centre and Explore Surrey's Countryside.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Bayleaf Prints / Prints of Gordon Beningfield's picture of Bayleaf are selling well, but there are still more. If all are sold the project should raise
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Friends Evening Visit to Hampshire Farm Museum. / The Friends and Curator of the Hampshire Farm Museum invite our Friends to an evenng tour guided by Ian Edelmann. Contact Carol Hawkins (later Carol Brinson)
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Examining North American Open Air Museums / Richard Pailthorpe, as winner of the Grinstead Bursary, visited several North American Open Air Museums: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, the Jamestown Foundation, the Plymouth Plantation, Old Stourbridge Village, Strawberry Bank.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988A thank-you to the Volunteer Stewards / Keith Bickmore thanksthe volunteers stewards.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Crawley Hall / It is intended to encourage the use of Crawley Hall for educational purposes or as a small conference room for local businesses. We shall move into the Horsham shop in th early part of the year.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Staff Visit to South Wales / In the winter Chris Zeuner led the staff in a visit to the Welsh Folk Museum at St Fagan's and the Big Pit Mining Museum. Dr Eurwyn Wiliam answered questions at St Fagan's and Brian Davis led the group round the Mine.
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