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Working Horse Demonstration and BBQ Picnic

David Shering will be demonstrating the traditional use of working horses in farming and forestry in the fields behind St Mary’s Church at 2.30 pm on Saturday 2nd September. Tickets at £7 for adults and £4 for children are available from Fordingbridge Museum or Fordingbridge Book shop. The price includes a locally produced burger or sausage in a roll with salad. Children under 3 are free and a family ticket is £18 (2 adults and 2 children) Tickets are available on the gate (£8 adult and £20 family) and all proceeds go to Fordingbridge Museum. There will be an ice-cream vendor on site and you are invited to bring your own chairs, gazebo or sunshade and drinks.

 

 

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Posted on 14 Aug 2017

Frogham Fair Quiz Answers

Mystery Items Quiz from Froghan Fair

Answers

1                   Prosthetic Horse shoe

2                   Musket ball caster

3                   Milliner’s measure

4                   Instrument for inseminating horses

5                   Taper (or spill) holder

Winner - Mr Nigel Owen

 

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Posted on 14 Aug 2017

Knit Socks to Kitchener Pattern

Fordingbridge Museum is asking people to knit socks to an original pattern devised by Lord Kitchener. Click here to reveal the pattern. Also see the related news release.

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Posted on 24 Feb 2017

Knitting Challenge

Fordingbridge Museum is appealing for people to hand knit socks to commemorate the centenary of the end of WW1 next year after failing to find someone who could operate a circular sock knitting machine that was used by the local WI to knit socks for the troops in WW1.

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Posted on 24 Feb 2017

Oral History Talk
Katharine Puttick from Fordingbridge Museum will be giving an illustrated talk using recorded memories of former residents of Fordingbridge and the surrounding areas on Friday 25th November at 7.00 pm at Avonway Community Centre.
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Posted on 09 Nov 2016

Steward appeal
Fordingbridge Museum is facing a serious shortage of volunteer stewards who play a vital role in keeping the museum open. It urgently needs to recruit people who are willing to give up a small amount of time to man the front desk and welcome visitors.
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Posted on 10 Mar 2016

Augustus John Statue protected
The granting of grade 2 listed status to the bronze statue of Augustus John in Fordingbridge has been welcomed by Fordingbridge Museum. The statue, which occupies a prominent position beside the bridge in Fordingbridge, was awarded grade 2 listing by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport along with 40 other statues from across the country.
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Posted on 23 Jan 2016

Mystery object
Fordingbridge Museum is asking Viewpoint readers to help them identify a mystery object that they have in their store room.
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Posted on 23 Jun 2015

Statue Talk
The statue of the artist Augustus John near the bridge in Fordingbridge will be the subject of a talk by Dr Jonathan Black of Kingston University on Tuesday 31st March 2015 at 7.30 pm in the Victoria Rooms, Fordingbridge. Tickets cost £9 in advance from the Fordingbridge Bookshop or £10 on the door. The price includes a glass of wine.
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Posted on 26 Mar 2015

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