Haslemere Educational Museum
Culture & Learning Since 1888
What's On at the Museum
Exhibitions
Haslemere Camera Club
Tuesday 3 October - Saturday 28 October
The local Photographers of Haslemere once again come together to display their skilful work.
Terra Incognita
Saturday 25 September - Saturday 30 October
Grant Simon Rogers is a visual artist who lives and works between London & Berlin. His unusual style of photography references mid twentiethe century7 cinema technique known as "Day for Night" which gives the impression that many of the pictures are made in the night time or twilight hours.
Perspectives in Colour
Saturday 4 November - Saturday 25 November
An Exhibition of Paintings, collages Photography and Art Installatoin. Suzanne Riley and Alison Marston, both local artist, are combining their diverse artistic interests through exploring a variety of different medium to create an explosion of colour.
The Wey Valley Landscape Partnership
Monday 30 October - Saturday 25 November
An exhibition showcasing the improvements being made to the River Wey.
Different Strokes
Saturday 2 December - Saturday 30 December
Rob Jenkinson is a self-taught artist who specialises in oils, Gill Barratt uses a variety of media including oils, watercolour, pencil,crayon and acrylics. Both paint diverst subject matters although Gill is best known for her animal art.
Talks and Lectures
Natural History Society/Museum lecture - A Modern Natural History of Selbourne: Bringing Gilbert White's Work Up-to-date
Saturday 11 November 2.15pm
Revd. Gilvery White's Natural History and Antiquities of Selbourne is a classic of science and English writing. Using field notes since 1978 and modern background we can endorse the importance of White's work and add to it, while leaving plenty of scope for naturalists of the future to continue the recording. Speaker Dr June Chatfield
Members free / Non-members or guests £4 /no need to book
Tea and Talk - Wealden Heaths Breeding Bird Survey
Tuesday 28 November 2.30pm
Museum Trustee & President of sussex Orninthological Society Alan Perry will talk about the highs and lows of birdlife on the West Sussex heathland
Members free / Non-members £3 /includes refreshments - no need to book
Family Events
Family Event - Early Birds
Wednesday 25th October 9.00am - 10.00 am
Special opening for families with children who have an Austism Spectrum Condition to come along and enjoy the Museum free from the hustle and bustle of the general public. The galleries will be open and there will be an opportunity to handle special objects.
By donation / Booking Essential
Family Drop-in Event - Horrific Halloween
Friday 27th October 1.00pm - 4.30pm
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 4.30pm and finishes in the town's central car park.
Adults £1/ Children £3 /no need to book/ no charge for procession - CAFE OPEN
Family Event - Night in the Museum
Saturday 28th October Doors open 6.00pm - Film starts 7pm
Enjoy a special Halloween opening of the Museum. Doors open at 6pm so you can explore the dark galleries (bring a torch) & buy a drink & popcorn before watching the classic film 'One of our Dinosaurs is missing' Part of Museums at Night initiative.
Members £5/ Non members £6 /nBook in Advance/ CAFE/BAR OPEN
Family Event - Firework and Bonfire Evening
Saturday 4th November Doors open 6.30pm - Fireworks start 7.30pm followed by lighting of Bonfire
Join us for the Museum's firework and bonfire evening. As well as a firework show by Firebird Entertainment. Refreshements will be avaialable.
Members £6/Non members £8 /Tickets available for Members only from 18th September and then for all others from 2nd October /CAFE/BAR OPEN
Family Event - Visit Santa
Sunday 3 December 11.00am - 3.00pm
Santa will be at the Museum as part of Haslemere's Christmas Market. Visit him and receive a small gift.
Children £3/No need to book /CAFE OPEN
Family Event - Santa' Victorian Parlour
Friday 22nd December 10.30am - 12.30pm
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 - Santa' Victorian Parlour
Thursday 21st December 10.30am - 4.30pm
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 - Santa' Victorian Parlour
Saturday 23rd December 10.30am - 4.30pm
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 - Haslemere Mummers
Saturday 23 December 11.00am
Come along to the perfomance of this traditional play, 20 minutes of family fun.
Donation /No need to book
Early Years
Come along and enjoy our fun-filled sessions for children under 5 and their parents and carers
Splatter and Sponge
Friday 20 October 1.30am - 2.30pm
As part of the Big Draw Month come along and make colourful pictures using sponge and splatter techniques.
Children £2 / Adults £1 / No need to book
Elmer and Wilbur
Friday 3 November 10.30am - 11.30am
Listen to the story, make your own patchwork elephant and see if you can find the elephants hiding in the galleries
Children £2 / Adults £1 / No need to book
Snail Trail
Friday 17 November 1.30pm - 2.30pm
Follow the story of one snail's as he journeys around the garden and then make a trail of your own
Children £2 / Adults £1 / No need to book
Gruffulo
Friday 1 December 10.30am - 11.30am
Listen to this modern classic story and make your own Gruffulo picture and visit the galleries to see if we can find any of the characters from the story.
Children £2 / Adults £1 / No need to book
Gruffulo
Friday 15 December 10.30am - 11.30am
Christmas Decorations.
Children £2 / Adults £1 / No need to book
museum explorers
Come along and enjoy our fun-filled sessions for children 5 to 11 years old
Early Moving Images
Tuesday 24 October 10.30am - 12.00pm
Discover how the Victorians first made pictures that appeared to move and make your very own zoetrope. Part of our Big Draw events.
Members £5 / Non-members £7 / Book in advisable
Shadowy Shapes
Thursday 26 October 10.30am - 12.00pm
As part of this year's Big Draw month learn about the ancient art of the shadow theatre and make your own shadow puppet.
Members £5 / Non-members £7 / Book in advisable
Lest We Forget
Saturday 4th November 10.30am - 12.00pm
Join us to remember those that died in the First World War by making poppies to be part of Haslemere's 1918-2018 centary commemorations.
Members £5 / Non-members £7 / Book in advisable
Get Wrapping!
Saturday 2 December 10.30am - 12.00pm
With Christmas approaching come along and have a go at designing and making your own hand made wrapping paper.
Members £5 / Non-members £7 / Book in advisable
Christmas Crafts
Saturday 23 December 10.30am - 12.00pm
Enjoy a fun filled morning making a variety of creative Christmas crafts to take home.
Members £5 / Non-members £7 / Book in advisable
special events
BRIDGE EVENT - BRIDGE WITH AFTERNOON TEA
Thursday 2nd November - 2pm - 5pm
An afternoon of Bridge with afternoon tea, raffle & best score prizes. Please bring your own table, bridge cloth, cards and pencils. .
£40.00 per table of 4 / book via Berly Bishop on 01428 661486 or email beryl.bishop@clara.co.uk