Museum History
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1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989Islands of the Aegean / Roy Armstrong writes an article on the impact of new building techniques & materials on the different traditions of building in the different islands. [The article is not summarised, but should be read in the original]
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989Crawley Hall / Crawley Hall is now available for hire for social occasions
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989Eric Holden / Roy Armstrong writes an obituary of Eric Holden.
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989Diary of Events - 1989 / The main events for 1989 are: Traditional Food Fair; Food and Farming Fortnight; Sheepdog Trials; Heavy Horses; Southern Early Music Forum; Rare Breeds; Opening of Brick Drying Shed; Steam Threshing etc.
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989Friendly Friends / The Friends of the Hampshire Farm Museum and of Amberley Chalk Pits Museum are invited to visit the Museum for an evening party.
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989Summer Party / A summer party and ceilidh will be held at the Museum for Friends, Trustees, Executive Board, and others concerned with the Museum.
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989Dawn Chorus / Andy Tittensor and Ruth Tittensor will lead another dawn chorus walk
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989Honorary Architect / John Warren, Honorary Architect since the start, has relinquished his post,
1989/3Bulletin / March 1989FORTHCOMING EVENTS / Thursday March 16th Executive Board Meeting
Sunday March 19th Season commences
26th/27th March Food Fair
Saturday 1st April Friends AGM - 2.30 p.m in Crawley Hall
Friday 21st April Executive Board Meeting
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989Good Attendances at Special Events Last Year / Special Events were successful. Mrs Jackie Marsh won the Karova Farms Cup in the Sheepdog Trials. Tommy Sampson won a new event, timber nigging, on the Heavy Horses Day. 5,000 visitors came to the Rare Breeds Show; Patrick Garland and his wife, Alexandra Bastedo, presented the prizes. Richard Harris and the Redland Brick Company presented papers at the Exhibition of Building Conservation, which included visits to Pitsham brickyards and Cocking Sawmill. Bert Dibben threshed the Museum's corn, and the straw was loaded onto a waggon drawn by Bob Robinson's shire horses. Arthur Thompson's and Ian Dean's steam engines were used.
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989Picture / A picture of Bernard Rush, Betty Rush and Walter Greenway tackling the queue of cars
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989The Library / Jon Roberts describes the library and says that it is open every week day, but asks visitors to warn him beforehand. He also asks for relevant publications to be sent to him.
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989Raffle / There wilol be a raffle this year to help with the Bayleaf project. Prizes will be relevent to to British Food and Farming Year: Best Western Hotels Getaway Break; Subscription to Country Living Magazine; Lec Refrigerator; Barbour jacket; Hampers from Harrods, Fortnum & Mason, Body Shop, and Nabisco; "Traditional Farm Buildings" by Brunskill; Arran sweater; sides of meat; Fontwell races tickets; green wellies; meals at Goodwood Park Hotel and Beefeater Steakhouse
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989Would You Like To Be a Friends' Committee Member? / An appeal for volunteers to be Committee Members of the Friends, and list of the Committees tasks [omitted here]
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989Catering Success / Rachel Ellis and Guy Ellis have been in charge of the catering for 2 years in a rebuilt kiosk. The Museum has had planning consent to erect a marquee during the season for the next two years.
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989London Marathon / Alan Waters will run in the London Marathon in support of the Asthma Society. Please support both
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989Friends AGM / At the last AGM of the Friends it was agreed to change the financial year to match the Calendar year.
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989Five Years of the Junior Friends / Elizabeth Newbery reports on the 5 years of Summer School for the Junior Friends in the first week of the summer holidays, with thanks to Nick Hutson, Paddy Mayer and Roger Ness. Some "old" Junior Friends continue to work as volunteers.
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989Subscription Rates under Review / The Committee of the Friends propose an increase in subscription rates: Ordinary,
1989/3Magazine Vol. 3 No. 2 / March 1989New "Corporate" Membership of the Friends / Commercial companies wishing to form links with the Museum are offered a "corporate" membership of the Friends for a minimum of
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