Haslemere Educational Museum
Culture & Learning Since 1888
What's On at the Museum
Exhibitions
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.
Historic Haslemere
Wednesday 3rd January - Saturday 4th March 2018
An exhibition at Haslemere Museum this month reveals the fascinating history of Haslemere told through beautifully illustrated story boards where visitors will be taken on a journey about the history of the town. Some interesting and rare exhibits will also be on display as well as five paintings depicting the 1786 murder of an unknown sailor at Hindhead. The vicious nature of the crime shocked local people and the murder became famous nationwide. For anyone interested in local history, this exhibition is a must!
Byron Cooper - Tennysons Countrye
Thursday 4th January - Saturday 4th March 2018
An exhibition showcasing the Museum's collection of works by the eminent Victorian artist, George Gordon Byron Cooper. The poetry of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, inspired Byron Cooper to depict the dramatic landscapes and vivid emotions evoked in his prose.
Modern Beauty - Richard Adams
Saturday 10 March- Saturday 24 March 2018
A visual love letter, from the artist, to the spaces and buildings around us. We rarely take time to look at what is around us yet there is so much to love and experience
Inner Sounds
Wednesday 4 April - Saturday 21 April 2018
An exhibition of contemporary hand-woven art from nationally and internationally exhibiting artists on the theme of Inner Sounds. Curated by the British Tapestry Group South East the exhibition showcases works exploring our inner sounds as visualised in an stimulus overloaded world and challenges us as both listener and maker.
Talks and Lectures
The Natural History of the Canadian Rockies - Away from the Road and Rail - HNHS/Museum Lecture
Saturday 13 January 2018 2.15pm
For centuries the cast wilderness of the Canadian rockies has captivated the minds of the countless intrepid explorers, scientists and prospectors alike. For the discerning naturalist the true delights of the Canadian Rocky Mountains can be found when one ventures beyond these honeyp0iots and takes time to watch and wait. For it is away from the roads and rails that the very best wildlife of the Canadian Rockies can be found. Speaker Lee Morgan
Members free / Non-members/guests £4 /no need to book
Tea and Talks - Offshore Sea Voyages in an Open Boat
Tuesday 23 January 2018 2.30pm
Peter Clutterbuck will present as slide show of some long offshore sailing adventures. The are the subject of his book 'The Sea Takes No Prisoners' published by bloomsbury.
Members FREE / Non-members £3 /includes refreshments - No need to book
Family Events
Family Event - Santa's 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's 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's 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 23rd 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
Christmas Decorations
Friday 15 December 10.30am - 11.30am
Listen to a festive story and make a Christmas Decoration to take home.
Children £2 / Adults £1 / No need to book
No Place like Home
Friday 5 January 2018 10.30am - 11.30am
Come and see our amazing dolls' house, listen to a story and make your own collage of a house.
Children £2 / Adults £1 / No need to book
Space Explorers
Friday 19 January 2018 1.30pm - 2.30pm
Come to the museum to learn all abou the wonders of space, listen to a story and even create your very own universe!.
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
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
We Three Kings
Saturday 6 January 2018 10.30am - 12.00noon
On the traditional day of Epiphany celebrate with us as we create wonderful crowns fit for the Kings and look at other epiphany traditions.
Members £5 / Non-members £7 / Book in advisable
special events
Victorian Christmas Craft Workshops
Tuesday 21 November 2017 Afternoon 2.30pm - 4.30pm Evening 7pm - 9pm
Come along and join artist Diana Burch to rediscover the traditional spirit of the festive season. Create beautiful decorations all inspired by a Victorian Christmas. These creative wellbeing workshops have been kindly sponspored by Haslemere Decorative and Fine Arts Society as part of their 'Arts in the Community' project.
Museum Members and HDFAS Members £5 / Non-members £7 /Book in Advance
Victorian Christmas Craft Workshops
Tuesday 21 November 2017 Afternoon 2.30pm - 4.30pm Evening 7pm - 9pm
Come along and join artist Diana Burch to rediscover the traditional spirit of the festive season. Create beautiful decorations all inspired by a Victorian Christmas. These creative wellbeing workshops have been kindly sponspored by Haslemere Decorative and Fine Arts Society as part of their 'Arts in the Community' project.
Museum Members and HDFAS Members £5 / Non-members £7 /Book in Advance
Cards for Good Causes
Last day Friday 15th December 2017
Charity Christmas cards will be on sale from 10am - 4.30pm.