Amberley Museum
Upcoming Events
Mums Can Do
Sunday 15th March
Hands on activities and experiences for Mums. All Mums get free entry when accompanied by a child (of any age!).
Wheelwright Skills Day
Sunday 22nd March
Discover this fascinating craft: come and try your hand at some of the skills of the wheelwright. Use a spoke shave, mark out and hand cut a mortise, learn about traditional ways of cutting wood. Taster sessions available on a first come first served basis.
Joking at Amberley Activity Day with Hawking About
Wednesday 1st April
Solve the riddles, spot the April Fool’s joke and see the owls flying.
Amberley News
Amberley Museum launches biggest event programme for 2015
Amberley Museum is proud to announce our biggest ever programme, with over 50 events scheduled for 2015. Alongside established favourites such as the classic car summer show, railway gala and ale festival, we have a raft of new events. These include a cobweb weekend to open the season, pottery festival and local villages weekend.
Amberley Museum’s first Facebook competition
We’ve just launched our very first competition on Facebook. Please visit www.facebook.com/amberleymuseum to enter, where you can win tickets to our ever popular Santa Special event. But be quick, it closes on 17th November. See the Facebook post for full details.

Events

Event: Mums Can Do

Date: Sunday 15th March

Hands on activities and experiences for Mums. All Mums get free entry when accompanied by a child (of any age!).
Event: Wheelwright Skills Day

Date: Sunday 22nd March

Discover this fascinating craft: come and try your hand at some of the skills of the wheelwright. Use a spoke shave, mark out and hand cut a mortise, learn about traditional ways of cutting wood. Taster sessions available on a first come first served basis.
Event: Joking at Amberley Activity Day with Hawking About

Date: Wednesday 1st April

Solve the riddles, spot the April Fool’s joke and see the owls flying.
Event: Vintage Car Show

Date: Sunday 5th April

A wonderful display of cars from the vintage era.
Event: Museum Working Day

Date: Monday 6th April

Ride on a steam train and see the Museum in action.
Event: Easter Trails

Date: Wednesday 1st until Monday 6th April

Answer the clues, and follow the chalk trail to the rabbits’ burrow. Can you win a prize?
Event: Trails and Crafts Activity Day

Date: Wednesday 8th April

Take part in a wide range of Easter crafts and activities.
Event: Ride the Amberley Buses Day

Date: Sunday 12th April

Get the celebrations started with a ride on the Museum’s collection of buses to help to mark 100 years of Southdown this year. We are hoping to have some visiting Southdown buses today to complement our own collection. Watch out for our big bus rally in September!
Event: Brownies Day with Hawking About

Date: Saturday 18th April

A chance for pre-booked Brownie Packs to gain the Collector’s Badge with behind the scenes activities.
Event: Spring Industrial Trains Day

Date: Sunday 26th April

The first opportunity this year to see narrow gauge petrol, diesel, electric and steam locomotives in glorious motion.
Event: Vintage, Veteran and Classic Motorbikes

Date: Sunday 3rd May

Beautifully maintained motorcycles will cruise their way into the Museum to showcase their history and style. A real treat for all bike fans.
Event: Museum Working Day with Hawking About

Date: Monday 4th May

Ride on a steam train and see the Museum in action.
Event: Spring Vintage Fayre

Date: Sunday 10th May

All the family can enjoy the sights and sounds of tractors, stationary engines and steam around the Museum.
Event: Military and Home Front Event

Date: Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th May

This is a wonderful exhibition of military vehicles. Guaranteed fun for transport fans of all ages!
Event: Local Villages Weekend

Date: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th May

A community event for local villagers to visit their Museum and see what’s new. Locals are welcome to pre- book stalls: show us your craft, tempt us with your shop, demonstrate your trade. Everyone is welcome and those living in the Storrington, Steyning, Amberley area will benefit from reduced entry (see website for details).
Event: Steam Up Day

Date: Monday 25th May

For steam fans of all ages, come and delight in road and rail steam.
Event: Half Term Family Fun Day with Hawking About

Date: Wednesday 27th May

Enjoy old fashioned family fun with games, crafts and activities for all ages.
Event: Cub Scout Naturalist Badge Day with Hawking About

Date: Saturday 6th June

For pre-booked Cub Packs. Do what it takes to earn your Naturalist badge while having a great day at the Museum.
Event: Steam Engines Weekend

Date: Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th June

Traction engines, steam rollers, stationary engines and of course steam on the railway.
Event: 20 years of the Paviors Building

Date: Sunday 7th June

Help us celebrate the opening of the Paviors Building 20 years ago.
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