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Events and Activities

Antarctica 2019

18 January 2019 to 28 April 2019

To coincide with the museum’s programme of Antarctic events, we will be displaying some of the museum’s Antarctic treasures not usually on display.

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Big Garden Birdwatch – the build up

19 January 2019 to 20 January 2019

Join us as we get ready for the Big Garden Birdwatch (27 – 29 January). Make your own bird feeder to hang in your garden, take part in our own mini garden birdwatch and play some games to help you hone your bird spotting skills just in time for the big weekend!

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Evening Roost

19 January 2019

We keep the the gates open an extra hour tonight at dusk to give visitors the chance to see the evening roost.

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Introduction to Sour Dough & Slow Fermentation with Emmanuel Hadjiandreou

22 January 2019

Come and learn the magic of sourdough with internationally renowned baker & author, Emmanuel Hadjiandreou.  Emmanuel’s sourdough bread has won Soil Association Organic Food Awards so be prepared to be inspired by his skill and enthusiasm.  Emmanuel is totally passionate about teaching bread making. Originally from South Africa, where he trained, he has worked all around […]

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Spuds, sledges and sovereignty: Preserving historic sites in the British Antarctic Territories

24 January 2019

What happened in Antarctica after the heroic age of Scott and Shackleton? Why and how are we preserving the legacy of exploration and science in the Antarctic Peninsula? This talk focuses on Base Y at Horseshoe Island. Sophie Rowe was part of a small field team which studied the site extensively in 2017, as preparation […]

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Beginners’ Calligraphy

24 January 2019 to 04 April 2019

Weekly beginners’ calligraphy class, learning the Foundational Hand with a broad-edged metal nib, in a friendly group.

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Early Birds Opening

26 January 2019 to 27 January 2019

We open the doors at 8am to allow photographers the chance to experience the ‘golden hour’ when the reserve is quiet.

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Iping Common Health Walk

31 January 2019

This FREE walk is organised as part of our Heathlands Reunited project. A longer health walk through the beautiful heathlands at Iping Common. Walk organised by Walking for Health. 7km/ 4 miles. Please arrive 10 minutes early. On paths, no stiles, might be muddy in places. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on the […]

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Cheese ‘Meats’ Wine

01 February 2019

Welcome to our second cheese, meat and wine matching evening. Cheese is one of the many wonders of the world; meat has been part of our basic diet from the beginning, now we want to share with you why they pair so well with wine. We will be matching eight wines (including foreign wines we […]

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World Wetland Day

02 February 2019

Celebrate wetlands with walks and talks about our amazing wetland here in West Sussex.

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