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Bursledon Windmill Eastleigh Museum


Bursledon Windmill

Eastleigh Museum


BURSLEDON WINDMILL WINDMILL LANE, BURSLEDON, SO31 8BG 023 8040 4999 Bursledon Windmill is closed over the winter months and will re-open on 5 March 2017.

Special Sundays: Cogs and Gears 5 March For our first weekend of opening this year, come and find out how the windmill works using the power of the wind to turn its cogs and gears to grind grain. Get stuck in with lots of fun activities. Cost: small charge for craft materials

Special Sundays: Green Man 9 and 30 April With spring in full swing, we are celebrating with two Green Man inspired Special Sundays. Come along and create your own Green Man, and explore the site as it starts to come to life again after the winter. Cost: small charge for craft materials

Birds at Bursledon 12 April, 11:00am – 3:00pm It’s springtime and the birds are busy at Bursledon. Come and see what they are up to! Live bird watching (binoculars available or bring your own), a woodland trail to follow and bird-related craft activities. Event held in the barn. Additional charge for Culture Card holders. Cost: £3 per child, accompanying adults free

EASTLEIGH MUSEUM HIGH STREET, EASTLEIGH, SO50 5LF 023 8064 3026 Business Meets Community 1 February, 5:30pm for 6:00pm An opportunity for voluntary and community groups to pitch to local businesses for support with their work, whether it be a professional skills loan in IT, marketing or HR; sponsoring for equipment or materials, or even people power for a task that needs completing. FREE, booking essential. To book your business or group, or for further information, contact One Community on 023 8090 2400 or email

Freemasonry in the Community 10 February to 8 April 2017 is the 300th anniversary of the Freemasons being founded in the UK. February 2017 is also the 250th anniversary of a Freemason community in Hampshire. The Freemasons came to Eastleigh in 1900, and this exhibition will show artefacts and memorabilia from their 117 year association with Eastleigh communities. Come along to find out more about this organisation and its relationship with the town. FREE

Women’s Work: Women on the Railways 22 February, 7:00pm A talk by Dr Becky Peacock, Outreach and Interpretation Officer, Canadian Pacific Project Mid Hants Railway Ltd, ‘Watercress Line’.

Alresford station staff May 1946

Did you know that the Watercress Line’s magnificent flagship steam locomotive, Canadian Pacific, would have had women working on it? Starting in 1820 with the building of the railways, this talk explores the changing roles of women in the building, maintenance and running of Britain’s railways. Referencing the employment of women in times of war and afterwards, the talk includes a showing of the film Ladies Only, courtesy of the Imperial War Museum. FREE, donations welcome. Spaces limited so please book your place by calling 023 8064 3026


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Hampshire Cultural Trust manages 23 venues working in partnership with local authorities and communities in Hampshire and Dorset. We are a registered charity (no. 1158583) and rely on charitable donations to help us keep most venues free. We hope you enjoy your visit, and please donate to help us give the past a future. To find out more, visit: Details correct at time of going to press but subject to change.

Eastleigh Museum and Bursledon Windmill What's On January - April 2017  

What's on at Bursledon Windmill and Eastleigh Museum January - April 2017 from Hampshire Cultural Trust.

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