Exhibitions

A Brief History of Farnham

Chapter 1 – The ground beneath your feet – from 4 June

Chapter 2 – A Georgian at 38 West Street – from 6 August

Chapter 3 – God Save the Queens – opening soon this year

This autumn we continue our journey through the history of Farnham in an exhibition titled “A brief history of Farnham”.

Chapter 1 of the exhibition The Ground Beneath our Feet explores prehistoric Farnham, through to the Civil War using archaeological finds.

Chapter 2  – A Georgian at 38 West St, telling the story of Georgian Farnham using a set dressed room in the museum. Learn more about the house itself and the people of the town.

Chapter 3 – God Save the Queens takes you from the beginning of Queen Victoria’s reign through to today’s times under Queen Elizabeth II.

Your Farnham Maltings: 50 years in the Community

29th January-21st December 2019, Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm. free entry

Discover the story of the Maltings, as we celebrate 50 years of its existence in its current form. This exhibition will chart its past from a collection of maltings buildings for the beer trade, to a rescued space for community use and now an internationally recognised theatre company.

Objects in Focus

28th January-19th December 2020, Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm. free entry

Objects in Focus is a community based project, where a chosen group work with the museum curatorial team to deliver a small exhibition focused on a select few objects. The story behind or surrounding the object is revealed, giving deeper meaning to the collections and connecting it with our community. Our 2020 group will be museum volunteers.

Events

Christmas Readings at the Museum of Farnham

Thursday 19th & Friday 20th December, 7pm

To welcome in the Christmas season, The Museum of Farnham is once again hosting an evening of Christmas readings. See the Museum decorated and lit in all its glory, and listen to a fascinating miscellany of readings by your favourite group of local actors.

£7 per person. Booking essential. To confirm your place museum@farnhammaltings.com or call 01252 715094.

Arts & Crafts in the Garden Gallery

19th February & 20th February 2020, 10:30am-12:30pm & 1:30pm-3:30pm, £3 per child

Join us for a variety of arts and crafts in the garden gallery! Please drop in any time between 10:30am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-3:30pm. All materials included. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 3-8.

Pop-Up Café

April: 8th, 9th, 11th, 15th, 16th, and 18th 2020; 10.30am-2.30pm, Free entry

The Museum’s pop-up café returns, providing tea, cake and scones in the beautiful setting of our walled garden. Join us anytime from 10:30am-12:30pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays during the Easter holiday.