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1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Diary of Events 1988 / The main events are: Special Mothers' Day Opening, Sargent's Tree Walk, Novice Sheep Trials, Dawn Chorus, Sheep Shearing & Spinning, Goodwood Race Meeting, Heavy Horses, Rare Breeds, Building Conservation, Plant Sale, Steam Threshing etc. Carol Service; Demonstrations and Activities will be staged every day in August
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988The Friends of the Museum 1987/88 Committee / The Committee of the Friends: Chairman, Sir James Waddell; Vice Chairman, Virginia Lyon; Secretary, Carol Hawkins (later Carol Brinson); Treasurer Bernard Rush; Members Ethel Buvyer, Bruce Pailthorpe, Nick Hutson, Peter Vincent, Kathryn Gunns, John Hutson, George Bevis, Eve Becher, Mike Doran, Mary Hum, Stan Snow. Ex-officio or co-opted Chris Zeuner, Richard Pailthorpe and Keith Bickmore,
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Junior Friends Ever-Popular / Elizaneth Newbery is arranging another Summer School for Junior Friends.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Visit to USA / If sufficent numbers are interested a visit to New England museums may be arranged Contact Carol Hawkins (later Carol Brinson)
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Grand Autumn Plants Sale / Help is needed for the Autumn Plant Sale: advertisement, collection and delivery of material and getting local garden centres to give things. Contact Virginia Lyon.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Friends - Money Matters / Carol Hawkins (later Carol Brinson) appeals for funds The Development Fund has rasied more than
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Medieval Hall from Chislehurst, Kent / Richard Harris describes a Medieval Hall from Chislehurst, Kent, which had been offered to the Museum. Paul Russel dismantled it in November 1987 and the timbers are in store. For most of its life from 14th century it was Manor Farm, St Mary Cray, but was demolished in 1936, the timbers being rescued by Philip Street. H. S. Marsham-Townshend bought the timbers and used them to build a picturesque garden house in Scadbury Manor. The timbers were preserved but not in a faithful reproduction. Reconstruction will not be possible for some time, if at all.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Site-Call Ride - A sponsored cycle ride with a difference / Alan Waters, who raised over
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Museums at Large / Diana Zeuner reports on the Association of Independent Museums, and other similar Museums: Terry Suthers of the Yorkshire Museum is worried about the development of too many museums; the London Transport Museum's experiment of letting visitors spend the first hour for free and chargiing only those who stayed on wasn't successful; The Ryedale Folk Museum staged a national championship of Nine Men's Morris. Robert Hewison's recent book "The Heritage Industry" was devoted to claiming that the country was looking backward. This was attacked by David Sekers.
David Biart contributed an article to a booklet "The Role of Trustees of Independent Museums" published by AIM
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988The Organisation of the Museum / Jimmy Woollings describes the organisation of the Museum. An executive Board, appointed by the Trustees, is chaired by the President, appoints the Museum Director and Research Director. The members of the staff are appointed by the Board on the recommendation of the Director. The Friends help the Trustees, Board and Staff in fund raising. There always has been a Sites and Buildings Advisory Committee, which is a specialist body advising on the buildings.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988The Storm / The Museum suffered little damage from the storm, losing a few hornbeams in the coppice. Court Barn's roof had some trouble, repaired promptly by Tompkins and Croucher.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Open Air Museum for Madiera? / Chris Zeuner and Klaus Ahrens, President of the European Open Air Museums travelled to Madiera to advise on the establishment of a museum in Funchal
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988West Germans to Visit Buildings in the South / Arbeitskreis fur Hausforschung is to hold its 1988 annual conference in Southern England. Richard Harris will arrange its field trips.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Glorious Goodwood- Afternoon Race Meeting / The Earl of March and Goodwood Race course have arranged another Weald and Downland Stakes race.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Walks arranged for 1988 / Walks arranged are: to Sargent's Tree in Charlton Forest led by Richard Pailthorpe; dawn chorus at the Museum led by Andy and Ruth Tittensor; round Bignor led by Fred Aldsworth
1988/3Bulletin / March 1988PLUMBING / Richard Pailthorpe recently attended a reception in London for plumbing demonstrators at the Lead Development Association.
1988/3Bulletin / March 1988UNWELCOME VISITORS ON MUSEUM LAKE! / Four cormorants have arrived on the Museum Lake and have taken a substantial feast of goldfish. Steps are being taken to persuade these visitors to leave the site.
1988/3Bulletin / March 1988DEVELOPMENT FUND / The late Miss Mary Hester Chandler has most generously left a legacy of
1988/3Bulletin / March 1988BAYLEAF COMPLEX / Two wealden shaws have been planted by Bayleaf. This now completes the tree planting in that area.

Paul Russell and John Winterbottom have completed the re-erection of Redvins. It only now remains to roof the building.
1988/3Bulletin / March 1988LURGASHALL MILL / Brian Crawford will be acting as assistant miller to Neill Wilkins next season.

The price of flour will be increased for the first time in four years this season. A 1.5 kg bag will now cost 70p, and all other sizes will rise accordingly. The Ellises who will be running the caf
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