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EVENTS FOR 2015



Museum Explorers
Saturday 5 Sept
10.30am - 12.00 noon
5-11 years

TIMELY TRANSPORT
Join us for a look at transport and how it has changed over the ages and make a balsa model

Members £5
Non members £7
Booking Advisable

 


Golf Day
Friday 4 Sept
Start times to be advised

GOLF DAY AT FOXBRIDGE GOLF CLUB
Held over 18 holes, with the best two Stableford scores to count on each hole from your team of 4 players. Entry includes tea/coffee & bacon rolls on arrival,18 holes of golf, halfway refreshments & buffet after play. Kindly sponsored by Taylor Hill & Bond

Team of 4 players £160
Book in Advance

 


Tennis Tournament
Thursday 10 Sept
times to be confirmed

LADIES TENNIS DAY
Play on your host’s court in the Haslemere area followed by a delicious lunch at the Museum. The Grand Final will be held after lunch at Haslemere Lawn Tennis Club, Haslemere Recreation Ground

£20 per player
Book via Mrs Jo Allen on 01428 43565

 


Early Years
Friday 11 Sept
10.30am - 11.30am

SPIN A WEB
Listen to the story of The Very Busy Spider and help make a giant spider’s web. See if we can capture some webs from the Museum’s garden

Adults £1
Childen £2
No need to book

 


Adult Tour
Saturday 12 Sept
11.00am & 1.00pm

BEHIND THE SCENES VISITS
To celebrate Heritage Open Days 2015, we are opening up our stores with a fascinating insight by the Collections Manager on the work of the Museum, its key collections and the story of its building. Spaces for these free tours are strictly limited and will last approx 45 minutes

Free
Booking Essential via Haslemere Visitor Information Centre on 01428 645425 or email haslemerevisitor@haslemere.com

 


Family Event
Saturday 19 Sept
10.00am - 4.00pm

HASLEMERE FOOD FESTIVAL
Highlighting all that is great about local produce, the day will feature a packed programme of demonstrations, children’s entertainment (including an activity tent in partnership with the Museum), music, the final of the schools’ cookery competition, Haslemere’s first ever ‘Bake-Off’ and much, much more..

Free Entry
Lion Green

 


Early Years
Friday 25 Sept
1.30pm - 2.30pm

SEA SHELLS ON THE SEASHORE
Marvel at the beauty of the shells in our handling collection and make a shell picture

Adults £1
Childen £2
No need to book

 


Town Walk
Sunday 27 Sept
10.30am

HASLEMERE TOWN WALK
Learn more about Shottermill, Sicklemill & Weyhill with local historian Tim Winter. Part of the Haslemere Walking Festival, for more information please see www.haslemere.com/vic Meet at Weyhill Fairground Car Park



Free
Booking Essential via Haslemere Visitor Information Centre on 01428 645425 or email haslemerevisitor@haslemere.com

 


Adult Talk
Tuesday 29 Sept
2.30pm

THIS DANGEROUS WORLD
A light hearted look through our geology collection exploring some of the dangerous rocks that make up our World. With tea and biscuits.

Members FREE
Non Members £1
No need to book

 


Museum Explorers
Saturday 3 Oct
10.30am - 12.00 noon
5-11 years

HANDS UP!
As part of this year’s Big Draw month, come along and make some wonderful pictures using the shape of your hands

Members £5
Non members £7
Booking Advisable

 


Family Drop-in
Saturday 3 Oct
12.15pm-3.30pm

THE BIG DRAW
A chance for the whole family to explore their artistic talent using a range of materials.
Join us to create both individual pictures and a collaborative artwork. Make colourful creations all based on our handprints
This event is kindly sponsored by Haslemere Decorative and Fine Arts Society


Free Event
No need to book

Café Open

 


Town Walk
Sunday 4 October
2.30pm

HASLEMERE TOWN WALK
Learn more about Haslemere High Street with local historian Tim Winter. Meet outside the Museum


Minimum donation of £2.50 requested
No need to book

 


Early Years
Friday 9 October
10.30am - 11.30am

SPLATTER & SPONGE
As part of the Big Draw Month come along and make colourful pictures using sponge and splatter techniques

Adults £1
Childen £2
No need to book

 


POSTPONED

Fundraising Event
Friday 9 October
7.30pm

WATCH THIS SPACE - THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE IN EARLY 2016

SINGALONG
Join us for a great fun evening singing along to a classic film. Ticket price includes a light supper and there will be a cash bar

WATCH THIS SPACE - THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE IN EARLY 2016

Tickets £20
Book in Advance

 


Concert
Saturday 10 October


7.30pm

HILAIRE BELLOC
Concert: Opus Anglicanum’s reader Zeb Soanes (BBC Radio 4) narrates HILAIRE BELLOC’S poetic, reflective and humorous ‘The Four Men’ of 1911. Grizzlebeard, Myself, the Poet and the Sailor walk across the Weald of Sussex from Robertsbridge to Harting, with lively conversation, debate and songs along the way. The five singers perform Vaughan Williams, Gurney, Warlock, Butterworth, and Elgar, and feature songs by Belloc himself. 


£15.00 Adults
£5 u-18

from Museum
01428 642112


Information: Opus Anglicanum www.opus-a.co.uk 01386 840016


Early Years
Friday 23 October
1.30pm - 2.30pm

FANCY FOOTWORK
How does your footprint differ from other animals? Find out and make your own footprints to take home. Please bring wellies/old shoes or be prepared to get paint covered feet! Part of Big Draw Month

Adults £1
Childen £2
No need to book

 


Museum Explorers
Tuesday 27 October
10.30am - 12.00 noon
5-11 years

MEET THE ILLUSTRATOR
As part of this year’s Big Draw month, come along and meet Leon Hills, artist and author, and make your own piece of art under his expert direction. Part of Big Draw Month

Members £5
Non members £7
Booking Advisable

 


Family Drop-in
Tuesday 27 October
12.15pm-1.00pm

AND AFTER THAT HE ATE THEM!
A chance to meet local artist, author and illustrator Leon Hills who will be reading from his book as well as signing copies. Part of Big Draw Month

Donations welcome
No need to book

 


 

Museum Explorers
Thursday 29 October
10.30am - 12.00 noon
5-11 years

EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY
As part of this year’s Big Draw month, have a go at telling a story through pictures using our storyboard sheets

Members £5
Non members £7
Booking Advisable

 


Family Drop-in
Friday 30 October
1.00pm-4.30pm

HORRIFIC HALLOWEEN
Part of Haunted Haslemere. Come along and make Halloween related crafts. Bring a pumpkin or squash to carve and take part in our Halloween procession through Haslemere, which starts at the Museum at 4.30 pm and finishes in the town’s central car park

Adults £1
Childen £2
No need to book

No charge for the procession

Café Open

 


Family Event
Saturday 31 October
Doors open 6pm Film starts 7pm

NIGHT IN THE MUSEUM
Enjoy a special Halloween opening of the Museum. Doors open at 6pm so you can explore the dark galleries (bring a torch) & get a drink & popcorn before watching the 3rd Night in the Museum film ‘Secret of the Tomb’. Part of Museums at Night


Tickets £5
Book in Advance

Café / Bar Open


Early Years
Friday 6 November 10.30am - 11.30am

ELMER AND WILBUR
Listen to the story, make your own patchwork elephant and see if you can find the elephants hiding in the galleries

Adults £1
Childen £2
No need to book

 


Bridge Event
Friday 6 November
2.00pm - 5.00pm

BRIDGE WITH AFTERNOON TEA
An afternoon of Bridge with afternoon tea, raffle & best score prizes. Please bring your own table, bridge cloth, cards and pencils.


£40 per table of 4
Book via Beryl Bishop on 01428 661486 or email beryl.bishop@clara.co.uk

 


Museum Explorers
Thursday 7 November
10.30am - 12.00 noon
5-11 years

AUTUMN ACORN ANIMALS
Make use of the seasonal harvest of acorns and other seeds to create a variety of imaginative animals

Members £5
Non members £7
Booking Advisable

 


NHS/Museum Lecture
Saturday 14 November
2.15pm

A LIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVES
Chris has studied seabirds in Seychelles since 1971. Most of his work has concerned how seabirds behave on the islands but new technology is now opening up insights into their lives at sea. Speaker: Chris Feare

Members FREE
Non members or Guests £3

 


Early Years
Friday 20 November
1.30pm - 2.30pm

SNAIL TRAIL
Follow the story of one snail’s trail as he journeys around the garden and then make a trail of your own

Adults £1
Childen £2
No need to book

 


Adult Talk
Tuesday 24 November
2.30pm

TALKING ABOUT TREEN
A light hearted look at some of the small wooden objects from the Museum’s collections. With tea and biscuits

Members FREE
Non members £1
No need to book

 


Early Years
Friday 4 December
10.30am - 11.30am

GRUFFULO
Listen to this modern classic story and make your own Gruffulo picture

Adults £1
Childen £2
No need to book

 


Museum Explorers
Saturday 5 December
10.30am - 12.00 noon
5-11 years

GET WRAPPING!
With Christmas approaching come along and have a go at designing and making your own hand printed wrapping paper & decorate your own little gift bag

Members £5
Non members £7
Booking Advisable

 


HYPE Event
Saturday 5 December
12.15pm - 2.30pm

MEET YOUR MATES AT THE MUSEUM
Join us as we continue with our latest project. For further information contact Kay Topping at the Museum


Free Admission
No need to book

 


Family Event
Sunday 6 December
11.00am - 3.00pm

VISIT SANTA
Santa will be at the Museum as part of Haslemere’s Christmas Market. Visit him and receive a small gift


Childen £3
No need to book

Café Open


FIGGY PUDDING
Saturday 12 December
7.30PM

FIGGY PUDDING
Carols and Songs to drive the cold winter away
Opus Anglicanum - “English Work” 5 men singing unaccompanied and narrator Zeb Soanes (BBC Radio 4) - return with their traditional warmhearted Christmas entertainment. Songs and readings for everyone; folk and mediaeval carols together with Music Hall and Victorian parlour song, set in a genial and humorous context, with a wine-and-mince-pie interval.


Adults - £15.00
Under £18 £5
tickets from Museum
01428 642112

 

Information: Opus Anglicanum www.opus-a.co.uk 01386 840016


Early Years
Friday 18 December
10.30am - 11.30am


CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS
Listen to a festive story and make a decoration to take home

Adults £1
Childen £2
No need to book

 


Museum Explorers
Saturday 19 December
10.30am - 12.00 noon
5-11 years

CHRISTMAS CRAFTS
Enjoy a fun filled morning making a variety of creative Christmas crafts to take home

Members £5
Non members £7
Booking Advisable

 


Family Event
Saturday 19 December
11.00am

HASLEMERE MUMMERS
Come along to the performance of this traditional play, 20 minutes of family fun

Donations welcome
No need to book

 


Family Event
Saturday 19 December
10.30am-4.30pm


SANTA'S VICTORIAN PARLOUR
Come and visit Santa as he takes time out before Christmas to relax in his charming Victorian Parlour Children receive a gift


Members £4
Non-members £5
No need to book

 


Family Event
Tuesday 22 December
10.30am-4.30pm

SANTA'S VICTORIAN PARLOUR
Come and visit Santa as he takes time out before Christmas to relax in his charming Victorian Parlour Children receive a gift

Members £4
Non-members £5
No need to book

 


Museum Explorers
Saturday 22 December
10.30am - 12.00 noon
5-11 years

CHRISTMAS CRAFTS
Enjoy a fun filled morning making a variety of creative Christmas crafts to take home

Members £5
Non members £7
Booking Advisable


Friday 16 October - Wednesday 16 December

CARDS FOR GOOD CAUSES
That time is here again, come and get your Christmas Cards and help charities along the way.

Admission by donation

 


Family Event
Wednesday 23 December
10.30am-4.30pm

SANTA'S VICTORIAN PARLOUR
Come and visit Santa as he takes time out before Christmas to relax in his charming Victorian Parlour Children receive a gift

Members £4
Non-members £5
No need to book

 


Family Event
Thursday 24 December
10.30am-4.30pm


SANTA'S VICTORIAN PARLOUR
Come and visit Santa as he takes time out before Christmas to relax in his charming Victorian Parlour Children receive a gift

Members £4
Non-members £5
No need to book