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Programmes 2014
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EVENTS FOR 2014



Town Walk
Sunday 21 September 2.30 pm

Haslemere Town Walk
Learn more about Haslemere High Street with local Historian Tim Winter. Meet outside the Museum.

Minimum donation of £2.50 per person requested
No need to book


Museum Explorers
Saturday 4 October 10.30 am - 12 noon
5 - 11 years

Stick with Nature
Find out about artist Andy Goldsworthy and then make your own epemeral artwork using natural materials, capureing the work with photography.
Part of our Big Draw activities.

Members £5
Non members £7
Booking advisable


Family Drop-in Event
Saturday 4 October 12.30 pm - 3.00 pm

The Big Draw - It's Our World
A chance for the whole family to explore their artistic nature using a range of materials, drawing inspiration from the world around us and from our extensive collection and grounds.

FREE
No need to book
Cafe open



Early Years
Friday 10 October 10.30 am - 11.30 am

Lovely Leaves
Join us to turn some lovely leaves into colourful autumnal pictures.
Part of our Big Draw activities.

Adults £1
Children £2
No need to book


Fundraising Event
Thursday 16 October 7.30 pm

"Back to the Front. The Darker Side of a War Correspondent's Life"
ITN's Former Chief Foreign Correspondent, and Haslemere Museum Patron, Michael Nicholson OBE will be giving an illustrated talk about his working life.

£10 to include a glass of wine or soft drink
Book in advance


Family Event
Saturday 18 October 10.30 am - 1.00 pm

Interested in Fungi?
You are invited to join Sara Shepley and Peter Herring to learn a little more about fungi. Please feel free to bring aong your own specimens and we will do our best to identify them.

Admission by donation
No need to book


Early Years
Friday 24 October 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm

Pattern, Print, Paint
Join us as we experiment printing with natural objects to make a giant picture. Part of our Big Draw and Family Art Festival activities

Adults £1
Children £2
No need to book


Museum Explorers
Tuesday 28 October 10.30 am - 12 noon
5 - 11 years

Natural World?
Can you create a picture of our world by printing with fruit and vegetables? Broccoli could make good trees but what about other parts of today's world? Is it possible to represent them?
Part of our Big Draw and Family Art Festival activities.

Members £5
Non members £7
Booking advisable


Museum Explorers
Thursday 30 October 10.30 am - 12 noon
5 - 11 years

It's Our World
Using the printed word from magazines and newspaper, create collages of today's world.

Part of our Big Draw and Family Arts Festival activities.

Members £5
Non members £7
Booking advisable


Family Drop in
Friday 31 October 1.00 pm - 4.30 pm

Horrific Halloween
Part of Haunted Haslemere and our Family At Festival activities. 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 4.30pm and finishes in the town's central car park.

Adults £1
Children £3
No need to book
No charge for procession
Cafe open


Museum Explorers
Saturday 1 November 10.30 am - 12 noon
5 - 11 years

Remember, Remember the 5th of November
Would this date in history be so well rememberd if it had not happened at the beginning of winter? Learn about the history behind bonfire night and other more ancient festivals and participate in related art & science activities.
Part of our Family Art Festival activities

Members £5
Non members £7
Booking advisable


Early Years
Friday 7 November 10.30 am - 11. 30am

Handa Surprise
Listen to this colourful story and explore the exciting colours and patterns found in the galleries. Create your own artifical bowl of fruit.

Adults £1
Children £2
No need to book


Fundraising Event
Friday 7 November 2.00 - 5.00 pm

Bridge and Afternoon Tea
An afternoon of bridge with a delicious tea (please bring your own table, cloth, cards and pencils. To book please contact Beryl Bishop on beryl.bishop@clara.co.uk or telephone 01428 661 486. Raffle and Best Score prizes

Tables of 4 £40
Booking essential


NHS/Museum Lecture
Saturday 8 November 2.15 pm

A Naturalist in Guyana
Speaker: Martin Angel
Martin re-visited Guyana early in 2014. This expedition sought to follow up the classical 1929 expedition that laid the foundations of rain forest ecology. He will explore many of the fascinating creatures and plants that occur in the forests, savannahs and along the waterways of Guyana.


Members Free
Non members or Guests £3
No need to book


Fundraising Event
Thursday 13 November
7.30 pm

Oyez! Oyez! Oyez!
Come and listen to a fascinating talk about the history of Town Criers, given by Haslemere's own Crier, Christian Ashdown.

Adults £5

Booking Advisable
Cash bar


Early Years
Friday 5 December 10.30 am - 11.30 am

We're Going on a Bear Hunt
Come with us on an expedition to find a bear and act out the popular story.

Adults £1
Children £2
No need to book


Museum Explorers
Saturday 6 December
10.30 am - 12 noon
5 - 11 years

Picture an Object
Use digital photography to really explore an object from our handling collection.

Members £5
Non members £7
Booking advisable


Family Event
Sunday 7 December
11 am - 3 pm

Visit Santa
Santa will be at the Museum as part of the Christmas Market. Visit him and receive a small gift.

Children £3
No need to book
Cafe Open


Early Years
Friday 19 December 10.30 am - 11.30 am

Christmas Decorations
Listen to a festive story and make a Christmas decoration to take home.

Adults £1
Children £2
No need to book


Family Event
Saturday 20 December
10.30 am - 4.30 pm

Santa's Victorian Parlour
Come and visit Santa as he takes time out before Christmas to relax in his Victorian Parlour. Children receive a gift.

Members £4
Non members £5
No need to book


Museum Explorers
Saturday 20 December
10.30 am - 12 noon
5 - 11 years

Merry Christmas Makes
Enjoy a fun-filled morning making a number of creative Christmas crafts. Also includes watching the Mummers play.

Members £5
Non members £7
Booking Advisable
Cafe Open


Family Event
Saturday 20 December
11 am

Haslemere Mummers
Come along to the performance of this traditional play, 20 minutes of family fun.

Donations
No need to book
Cafe open


Museum Explorers
Tuesday 23 December
10.30 am - 12 noon
5 - 11 years

Merry Christmas Makes
Enjoy a fun-filled morning making a number of creative Christmas crafts.

Members £5
Non members £7
Booking advisable


Family Event
Tuesday 23 December
10.30 am - 4.30 pm

Santa's Victorian Parour
Come and visit Santa as he takes time out before Christmas to relax in his Victorian Parlour. Children receive a gift.

Members £4
Non members £5
No need to book


Family Event
Wednesday 24 December
10.30 am - 12.30 pm

Santa's Victorian Parlour
Come and visit Santa as he takes time out before Christmas to relax in his Victorian Parlour. Children receive a gift.

Members £4
Non members £5
No need to book