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Amberley Bus Riders Day

22nd April

23rd April

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Spring Mechanicals Day

30th April

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  1. 12 until 17
    April
    Easter Trail
    Come and enjoy the festive fun at the Museum. Take part in our Easter Trail around the Museum, follow the clues to win a prize.
  2. 1
    April
    Fooling Around
    A new event for 2017, come and join in the fun on our April fool’s day. With visiting performers, take part in circus activities and learn a new skill (some additional costs may apply). Come and have fun learning a circus skill with Juggling Jake (www.jugglingjake.co.uk) on our special event day for April Fools Day on Saturday 1st April. Have fun with bubbles with Malcolm and his Bubble Pop fun (www.bubblepop.co.uk), see his demonstrations of bubble fun. Also, with craft activities in the Base
  3. 2
    April
    Vintage Car Show
    10-4
    See a wonderful display of vintage cars, telling the story of the history of motoring. 2017 will feature a display of specialist coachwork on the central green. Following the success at the 2016 Autumn Show we intend to feature a planned dispersal to a commentary at the end of the afternoon from 4:15. The Museum is still open until 5:00pm. With our resident steam trains enjoy riding the railway around the site. Fairmile Cafe open for cream teas - see fairmile-cafe-amberley.co.uk
  4. 9
    April
    Spring Industrial Trains Day
    Title
    The first opportunity this year to see steam, diesel, and petrol locos out and about around the Museum, featuring our eclectic collection of passenger and industrial rolling stock. Various Industrial train formations alternating with the passenger services on our "main line". Demonstrations of the road machines Monorail system. Demonstrations of standard gauge Motor Rail loco "Burt" at 10.30,11.30,12.30,2.30 and 3.30. Have a go at driving one of our historic Internal combustion locos "Driver for a Fiver". Second passenger train of petrol engined Wickham Rail car and trailer.
  5. 11
    April
    Toddler Tuesday
    Morning
    Toddler Tuesdays are activity mornings for under 5's. This week we will be looking at 'All about buses'. Activities start at 10.30, with crafts and activities about buses. Followiing on, the children will enjoy a bus ride around the Museum, finishing in the Southdown bus garage, with storytime on the bus and a chance to see more of our bus collection in the bus garage. When the session has finished you are free to enjoy the rest of the Museum at your leisure. Standard Museum entry prices apply at £10.35 for adults, £6.00 for children aged 5+, and under 4's go free.
  6. 12
    April
    Family Activity Day
    10-5
    Hawking About here with their birds of prey displays, see sparkling electrical experiments at the MILNE.
  7. 18
    April
    Toddler Tuesday
    Morning
    A morning of activities for 0-5 years. Accompanying adults will receive a complementary hot drink voucher for the Limeburners Cafe. This days theme will be ' Spring into Spring'.
  8. 19
    April
    Family Activity Day
    10-5
    Hawking About will be here with their birds of prey flying displays in Humphrey's Barn (our oldest building on site!) As April is national pet month come along to Amberley and take part in our Pet Trail. Dogs are welcome on leads. The Museum has recently been awarded 'Most Dog Friendly Day Out' Winner 2016 by the Kennel Club. Come and visit the Woodturners and carve a wooden animal at £1. Visit the Pottery Workshop and have fun playing with clay at £1. Visit the Friends Centre in the top chalk pit and take part in Easter activities.
  9. 22
    April
    Art at Amberley
    10-5
    Another chance to explore a new interest or skill at this new monthly event. This month will be looking at Candle Making (at an additional cost £3 per candle). Pre-booking is advised as you are guaranteed your space on the day and you also will receive a reduced entrance price. Each person that books will only be charged £5 plus any extra cost for the art. Standard Museum entry applies on the day.
  10. 23
    April
    Bus Riders Day
    10-5
    Enjoy our first opportunity this season to ride the historic buses around the Museum. A wonderful display of Museum buses and visiting exhibitors. Also enjoy our steam days with our resident steam trains riding the railway around the site. Fairmile Cafe open for cream teas, see fairmile-cafe-amberley.co.uk
  11. 29
    April
    Brownie Day
    Exploring the site with activities especially for the Brownies to discover, learn and have fun at the Museum. A chance for pre-booked Brownie Packs to achieve their Science Investigator Badge, along with birds of prey displays from Hawking About for which the Brownie packs will be given their own allocated time to see this demonstration. Also on this day our resident steam trains will be riding the railway around the site, as the Museum is also open to the general public.
  12. 30
    April
    Spring Mechanicals
    10-5
    With a collection of stationary engines, associated machinery to watch and enjoy, our exhibitors providing stationary engines on display highlighting the history of industry and technology from a time gone by. We aim to provide something of interest for both the enthusiast and the general public, by presenting a cross-section of engines and their associated machinery.
  13. 16
    April
    Easter
    Hawking About here with birds of prey owl flying displays. Our railway passenger service will be in steam and the Fairmile Cafe will be open for cream teas (see fairmile-cafe-amberley.co.uk)
  14. 17
    April
    Bank Holiday
    Rail steam on the railways and the Fairmile Cafe open for cream teas (see fairmile-cafe-amberley.co.uk)