Exhibitions

Behind Closed Doors: 300 years of Willmer House

30th January – 22nd December 2018, Tues – Sat, 10am-5pm · free entry

A 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.

Farnham Beneath Your Feet

19th June – 22nd September 2018, Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm · free entry

From Prehistoric roots, to Medieval expansion and Georgian grandeur, discover the archaeology of Farnham this summer. Featuring artefacts on loan from the Surrey Archaeological Society, as well as some very special objects from the Museum store, this exhibition is a chance to find out about the Farnham beneath your feet.

Farnham Connects

6th October 2018 – 26th January 2019, Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm · free entry

From Dorset to Virginia, New South Wales to Quebec, there are numerous Farnham’s around the world. This exhibition explores what it means to live in Farnham, wherever you are, and how we connect with the outside world.

 

Events

Garden Fete

Saturday 15 September, 11am-4pm · free entry

Join us as we celebrate one of Farnham’s hidden green spaces in this family friendly event. Information on growing your own food will be at hand, along with advice from beekeepers, stalls selling plants, garden produce and crafts from Bells Piece.

Suitable for all ages, please drop in any time between 11am-4pm.

Pop-Up Café

Saturday 15 September, 11am-4pm · free entry

Sit back and relax in our beautiful walled garden with a cup of tea and slice of homemade cake, all served on vintage china. With a selection of hot and cold drinks, including fresh coffee from local company Cupsmith, and cakes from Loseley Bakery, you will be spoilt for choice.

Suitable for all ages, please drop in any time between 11am-4pm.

 

Talks

Discovering Objects

Friday 28th September, Friday 26th October & Friday 30th November 2018, 2pm-4pm · free entry

From mammoths tusks to children’s games: The Museum of Farnham cares for hundreds of objects behind the scenes. Join us for a unique opportunity to handle some of these objects and learn more about them from our knowledgeable volunteers. Suitable for ages 5+. Please drop in any time between 2pm-4pm.