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Events and Activities

‘Inspired by nature’ art workshop – an introduction to drawing wildlife

24 March 2019

RSPB Pulborough Brooks nature reserve

Spend a day learning how to capture on paper the colours, textures and movement of wildlife in this workshop led by RSPB staff member and artist Emily Summers. You’ll be shown basic drawing techniques that can be applied to any subject, and have the opportunity to work on a detailed piece inspired by the wildlife […]

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Mums Can Do

30 March 2019 to 31 March 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.

There is much to do at Amberley Industrial Museum this weekend for mum. Enjoy a fun packed weekend where mums can experience activities such as pottery, train driving and bus conducting. For mums of all ages (mums visit for free with a full paying child), so bring the whole family for a fun day out. […]

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Mother’s Day at Bolney Wine Estate

31 March 2019

Treat your Mother to a Vineyard Tour this year. On this special occasion, we would love for you to join us on one of our tours. We will be adding a 'sweet treat' tasting plate paired with our award-winning wines on our Taster Tour, or join us on our Afternoon Tea tour. Or book a table in our café and get a free glass of Bolney Bubbly for your mother. (One glass free per table booking) 11.30am Taster Tour - £16.00 per person 1.30pm Afternoon Tea Tour - £34.50 per person

Treat your Mother to a Vineyard Tour this year. On this special occasion, we would love for you to join us on one of our tours. We will be adding a ‘sweet treat’ tasting plate paired with our award-winning wines on our Taster Tour, or join us on our Afternoon Tea tour. Or book a […]

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Birdsong Masterclass – special edition

03 April 2019

RSPB Pulborough Brooks nature rseserve

A combination of a ‘not quite dawn chorus’ and our birdsong masterclass with a delicious breakfast bap, tea & coffee sandwiched in the middle! We’ll begin with an hour or so out on the reserve enjoying the birdsong, which is at its best in the morning, before returning to the centre for breakfast. We’ll follow […]

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Reptile Ramble (for adults)

06 April 2019

RSPB Pulborough Brooks nature reserve

We’ll begin by introducing you to the reptile species that live here, their ecology and behaviour and where and how to look for them. You’ll then head out with our reptile survey team to search our reptile hotspots around the nature reserve. As we’ll be a small group there should be chance to go ‘off […]

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South Downs Spring Foraging Courses

07 April 2019

Queen Elizabeth Country Park (Visitor Centre) South Downs Way Waterlooville Hampshire

Queen Elizabeth Country Park is situated just north of Waterlooville, having the A272 to the North and the A27 to the South, makes it easily reachable from Portsmouth, Winchester, Chichester, Fareham and Eastleigh. This impessive 1,400 acre Country Park sits in the midst of the South Downs and includes a mixture of open grassland, dramatic […]

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Vintage Car Show

07 April 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.

Our annual vintage car show returns to Amberley Industrial Museum. See vintage cars which are all pre 1956. Originally known as the cobweb run, the event originates from the start of the car exhibition season when vehicles were taxed and out for their first show of the year. Come and see some beautifully restored and […]

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Easter Holidays

08 April 2019 to 22 April 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 Easter holidays take part in our Easter trails around our Museum to win your chocolate surprise! 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 acre site.

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Wild Families – Mousehunt!

10 April 2019

RSPB Pulborough Brooks nature reserve

We will be searching for some mysterious mammals on the reserve using footprint tunnels and live traps before dissecting owl pellets to find out what (or who!) the owls had for dinner.

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Spring Industrial Trains

14 April 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.

Narrow gauge action on the Museum’s railway, plus demonstrations runs with the Road Machine contractors’ monorail. With our resident steam trains enjoy riding the railway around the 36 acre site.

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