Events for Wednesday, 11 July 2018

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  • Farnham Runners Couch-to-5k course

    • Wednesday, 4 July 2018 - Saturday, 8 September 2018 at 19:00 - 20:00
    • Location: Bourne Green Lower Bourne, Farnham
    • Cost: £49, which includes the cost of the course, annual membership to Farnham Runners and affiliation to England Athletics

    The course is designed for anyone who wants to take up running but never quite had the fitness, confidence or motivation to do it.

    In order to qualify to join the course you must already be comfortable walking for 30 minutes or more.

    It is not suitable for those who can already run for stretches of 10 minutes or more or for anyone who has run 5km or more in the past twelve months.

    There are two sessions each week:

    • Wednesday evening: from the clubhouse on the Bourne Green
    • Saturday morning: Alice Holt Parkrun

    Each session will start with warm ups and then follow structured jog/walking sessions.

    The sessions are designed to be friendly, inclusive and encouraging and all are very welcome.

    During the course, you should ideally run three times a week, i.e. at the Wednesday and Saturday sessions and a “homework” session of your choice.

    Find out more

    Contact Helen Bracey (07868 616374) if you would like further information, or visit the Farnham Runners website

  • Behind Closed Doors: 300 years of Willmer House

    • Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 10:00 - 17:00
    • Location: The Museum of Farnham, 38 West St, Farnham GU9 7DX
    • Cost: Free entry

    Exhibition: Behind Closed Doors: 300 years of Willmer House

    Willmer_House_by_Thomas_HunterA hop grower’s residence, a school for young ladies, a dentist’s surgery; Since Willmer House was built in 1718 it has been many different things to different people. In this special exhibition celebrating 300 years of Willmer House, visitors will be able to learn more about the history of the building through material specially selected by pupils from Potters Gate School.

    More information

    Find out more about the Museum of Farnham

  • Beautiful Butterflies and Magnificent Minibeasts

    • Saturday, 30 June 2018 - Saturday, 1 September 2018 at 10:00 - 17:00
    • Location: Haslemere Educational Museum
    • Cost: Admission by donation

    A summer of fun is planned at Haslemere Museum with an exciting array of events to entertain you and your little ones...

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    Don’t miss the exciting family-friendly exhibition ‘Beautiful Butterflies and Magnificent Minibeasts’, where you can find out lots of fascinating facts and discover more about these much-loved creatures.

    There will be plenty of interactive enjoyment too, including touchable cut-out models, dressing up, puzzles, a garden trail and much more.

    The Museum will also be hosting lots of themed family drop in events and workshops throughout the holidays, including Bugs and Butterflies on 26 July, Wonderful Wire Wood Insects on 7 August, and Build a Minibeast Lego Challenge on 30 August.

    Other summer delights include a Falconry Display on 8 August, where you can experience at close quarters, the beauty of these magnificent birds in flight.

    There will be a Teddy Bears' Picnic and Mini Fete on 23 August with a tea party, traditional games, face painting, fun stalls and more. Bring your teddy for a photo with the Museum’s famous mascot, Arthur the Bear and enter the competition for ‘Best Victorian Dressed Teddy Bear’.

    Enjoy the beautiful gardens which include an observation beehive where you can see the busy bees working during the summer months. Why not make a day of it, stay and bring a picnic!

    To keep up to date with everything that is going on throughout the summer, keep an eye on the museum's social media pages and website

  • Gifted: Uncovering the Stories behind the Collections

    • Tuesday, 3 July 2018 - Saturday, 1 September 2018 at 10:00 - 17:00
    • Location: Haslemere Educational Museum
    • Cost: Admission by Donation

    Don't miss this intriguing exhibition, which uncovers the fascinating stories behind the collectors who gifted their wonderful treasures to the Museum.

    Haslemere_Museum_Bird_CollectionFrom beautiful taxidermy birds to Ancient Egyptian objects, this is a unique opportunity to see rarely displayed artefacts and learn more about how they became part of the Museum's rich and diverse collections.

    Find out more

    Visit the Haslemere Museum website

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