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Events and Activities

May Half Term

27 May 2019 to 31 May 2019

Located in the heart of the South Downs national park, our Museum is dedicated to preserving the industrial heritage of the South East. With 36 acres to explore and over 40 exhibits to visit, you can discover the South’s working past. Exhibits include a working print shop, which is the only one of its kind in the South of England. The BT Connected Earth exhibit shows the history of communications, with interactive displays for all ages to enjoy. Our lime kilns are scheduled ancient monuments, which date back to when the site was once a working chalk quarry. The Life of Lime exhibition shows the history of the chalk quarry and its importance in Sussex’s industrial working past. Our Museum is also home to traditional crafts people such as the blacksmith. There is also a pottery on site, where our resident potters will showcase their skills on selected days. We have our own narrow gauge railway, which you can ride and explore around the site, with many different locos from steam, electric and diesel. We also have a historic bus service which takes you on a ride within our 36 acre site. With our own on-site café serving locally sourced produce, and many picnic areas. Our Museum is accessibility friendly and dogs are also welcome. Our private car park is located next to Amberley railway station. Amberley Industrial Museum is a great day out in Sussex for all the whole family.

Over the May half term, enjoy our week of family activities at Amberley Industrial Museum and take part in our family trail around the 36 acre site. Discover the South’s industrial heritage at our Museum, learn about technology through the years, and have fun riding our narrow gauge train and historic bus around the 36 […]

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Bioblitz

28 May 2019

Broxhead Common, Near Bordon

FREE EVENT- Booking essential through eventbrite Join Hampshire County Councils Countryside Service Ranger, Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust and Deadwater Valley for a free day of discovery on Broxhead Common (Near Bordon). This event is suitable for complete countryside beginners! TIME SPECIES WALKS EVENING OF MONDAY 27TH NIGHTJAR WALK Join ranger Steve at 21.00 to […]

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May Half-Term Junior Golf Camps

28 May 2019 to 31 May 2019

Golf At Goodwood Academy Goodwood Chichester West Sussex

Whether it’s Velcro Golf, Fruit Smash or Footgolf our team of coaches create a fun environment for everyone to learn and develop skills whilst growing in confidence along the way. We support the talent and enthusiasm of junior golfers and offer expert coaching in a fun and relaxed environment for children aged five and above. […]

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Chapel Common Health Walk

30 May 2019

By Car- From B2070 (Rake to Liphook) take turning north, 0.25 mile after Rake CofE School, towards Langley Court (post code GU33 7JL). Parking area 200m along track on right hand side (Grid Ref SU813282)

This FREE walk is organised as part of our Heathlands Reunited project. Chapel Common is one of the best examples of lowland heathland in Sussex. Join Andy on this Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for a 2miles walk. Well behaved dogs on a lead are welcome. A level, easy going walk on heathland tracks, […]

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Floral Fringe Fair

01 June 2019 to 02 June 2019

Located in the heart of the South Downs national park, our Museum is dedicated to preserving the industrial heritage of the South East. With 36 acres to explore and over 40 exhibits to visit, you can discover the South’s working past. Exhibits include a working print shop, which is the only one of its kind in the South of England. The BT Connected Earth exhibit shows the history of communications, with interactive displays for all ages to enjoy. Our lime kilns are scheduled ancient monuments, which date back to when the site was once a working chalk quarry. The Life of Lime exhibition shows the history of the chalk quarry and its importance in Sussex’s industrial working past. Our Museum is also home to traditional crafts people such as the blacksmith. There is also a pottery on site, where our resident potters will showcase their skills on selected days. We have our own narrow gauge railway, which you can ride and explore around the site, with many different locos from steam, electric and diesel. We also have a historic bus service which takes you on a ride within our 36 acre site. With our own on-site café serving locally sourced produce, and many picnic areas. Our Museum is accessibility friendly and dogs are also welcome. Our private car park is located next to Amberley railway station. Amberley Industrial Museum is a great day out in Sussex for all the whole family.

Now in its seventh year the quirky Floral Fringe Fair is to be held this year at our Museum. The fair features specialist plant nurseries, wildlife stalls, artists and makers, artisan food and street dining stalls. The fair also includes vintage stalls, classic cars, music and dancing and dressing in vintage style and most recently […]

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BUG Month

01 June 2019 to 30 June 2019

Arundel Wetland Centre Mill Road Arundel

Explore the insect world on weekends this June – go pond dipping, sweep netting and try the Amazing Insects trail all included in your admission price.

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Burpham Village fete

01 June 2019

Our fete has a wonderful location overlooking Arundel castle from across the Arun Valley. We are on an old Anglo-saxon ancient earthworks, now a cricket pitch, in the small hamlet of Burpham, about 2.5 miles outside Arundel

Our village fete for the two lovely hamlets of Burpham and Wepham is a glorious affair on the cricket pitch at Burpham, overlooking Arundel castle and the Arun valley. The fete will run from 1-4:30 (TBC) on 1st June and will feature a bouncy castle, a band, cream teas galore, and many childrens’ activities and […]

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Black Down Nightjar Walk

03 June 2019

Black Down, Tennyson's Lane, Haslemere,

Spend a mid-summers evening in search of the elusive nightjar on a guided walk lead by a National Trust Ranger. Discover all about the history and ecology of this rare heathland bird, and hopefully hear its characteristic ‘churring’ call or spot them hawking for food. The walk is a maximum length of 5km with some […]

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Lavington Lollop

04 June 2019

Lavington Common Car Park, Duncton Common Road, East Lavington, Chichester, West Sussex.

A level, leisurely evening walk- or lollop!- around the beautiful Lavington Common in search of the mysterious Nightjar! Having arrived from Africa beginning in late April, on the walk we will see these amazing birds as they become more active in the evening, displaying and feeding. This walk is on land managed by the National […]

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Shortheath and Binswood Health Walk

06 June 2019 to 04 May 2019

Shortheath Common Car Park, Oakhanger Road, near Bordon. The car park is off the road between Kingsley and Oakhanger.

Starting at Shortheath Common car park the walk heads south west past the pond and skirts an area of quaking bog before crossing the road just north of Oakhanger village and taking the track to Binswood Farm. We then enter and cross Binswood to its far side and then walk North East along the northern […]

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