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1988/4Bulletin / April 1988CATERING FACILITY / John Booker has undertaken the refurbishment of the Catering Facility which involved a complete refit of the interior and installation of glass doors. The work was finished just in time for Easter when Rachel and Guy Ellis moved in to offer a greatly improved service.
1988/4Bulletin / April 1988SHEEP / Lambing continues with today's total standing at 12.

Richard Pailthorpe, Alan Waters and Andrew Hodby recently visited the Wield Wood Sheep Farm at Alresford to watch the process of ewe milking on a commercial basis.
1988/4Bulletin / April 1988FORTHCOMING EVENTS / April 14-17 Friends Trip to Chester
April 25 Executive Board meeting in Crawley Hall at 9.20 a.m.
April 26 Teachers' Workshop
April 27 Ironbridge Institute Seminar
May 1 Sheepdog Trials
May 2 Portsmouth Parade
May 7 Dawn Chorus Walk
May 10 Fund Raising Reception
1988/4Bulletin / April 1988REGENTS PARK PARADE / This event was attended by the Zeuner Family, the Bickmore Family, Andrew Hodby and Alan Waters. Bob Robinson provided two horses for the Sussex Waggon, and William pulled the Timber Carriage. The horses enjoyed flavour of Lords Cricket Pitch on which they were parked beforehand"
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Grants and Donations / Grants have been received from:
For Bayleaf: ICI Plant Protection, Idlewild Trust, John Lewis, Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust, Rank Foundation, Barclays Bank, Church Commissioners, National Westminster Bank.
For Devlopment Fund and other projects: Carless Exploration, Wimpey Homes Holdings, Interbuild Fund, Victoria and Albert Museum'
Special events: Pearson plc, Nationwide Anglia Building Society, Eastbourne Building Society, Portman Building Society, Summersdale Garage, Cyanamid of Great Britain, Karova Farms, Ace Packaging.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Ploughing Engines return for Autumn Activities Weekend. / Two steam ploughing engines, owned by Graham Thomas and Colin Wait were displayed at the Autumn Activities Weekend. Alec Deadman tried his hand at managing the plough. The cost of transporting the engines was met by ACE Packaging. Alec Deadman also displayed his shire horses. Steam threshing was managed by Bert Dibben, the thresher being driven by Arthur Thompson's Foden Steam Engine.
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 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 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 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 1988BBC Schools Programme made at Hangleton Cottage. / The BBC Schools service made a film called "A History of the Kitchen" as part of their "Near and Far: Now and Then" series. The film was shot in Hangleton and featured Ethel Buvyer, Francesca Zeuner, John Shaw and Emma Williams.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Late Openings / This year the Museum will open in the February half term, and will also experiment with openings up to 9 pm on some days in June.
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.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Bayleaf "Medieval" Garden Takes Shape / The plan for the garden of Bayleaf has been researched by Sylvia Landsberg, and Bob Holman is doing the bulk of the practical work.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988Cowfold Barn - The Beginning of a Reconstructed Farmstead / Roger Champion will erect the framework of Cowfold Barn at Easter. The barn belonged to Mrs Godman. It was dated by dendrochronolgy to 1536. It will be built with two outshots: one to house carts, and one as part of the foldyard to house cattle in the winter. This will result in a working steading.
1988/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 1 / March 1988New Miller for Lurgashall Mill / Neil Wilkins will be replacing Robert Demaus as miller.
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