Exhibition – Living with War in Emsworth: The Valerie Bacon Diaries 1939-1945

Emsworth Museum 10b North Street, Emsworth, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Personal diaries and letters are a valuable resource for looking into the past. Demonstrates the value of written diaries, letters and annotated, printed photographs as a research resource in a way that digitised diaries and social media may never be… if they survive!

Exhibition – Brickmaking in Emsworth and the Local Area

Emsworth Museum 10b North Street, Emsworth, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Brickmaking in EmsworthBefore the widespread use of the internal combustion engine brick making was a localised activity. Seams of clay suitable for making bricks run through Emsworth, Rowlands Castle and Hayling Island and they have been exploited since the Roman period. Often brick making was seasonal and incorporated into the annual farming cycle. This exhibition...

Emsworth Arts Trail

Ben Timmis will be displaying his photographs during all 5 days of the Art Trail: April 22nd, 23rd, 29th 30th, and May 1stHe originally spent 4 months in a professional darkroom learning traditional photographic development and enlarging techniques before turning to digital photography in 2003.He is a semi-retired Consultant Radiologist and has been taking photographs...

Exhibition – Coastal Archaeology (Archaeology on the Coastal Plain)

Emsworth Museum 10b North Street, Emsworth, Hampshire, United Kingdom

The increasingly extreme weather is eroding our coastline revealing features of historic interest which are then swept away. Chichester and District Archaeology Society runs regular monitoring programmes to record these changes. This exhibition looks at some of the revealed features (Bronze Age to Tudor) as well as outcomes from other projects that CDAS has undertaken...

Exhibition – Extreme Weather (1963 and 1987)

Emsworth Museum 10b North Street, Emsworth, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Photographs from the Museum collection and also from Bernie Gudge's own albums show the effects of the 1963 long cold winter that started on New Year's Eve in 1962 and lasted until the following March with rivers, ponds and the harbour frozen. Also on display will be pictures of the devastation and damage caused by...

Exhibition – Past and Present Visual Marks

Emsworth Museum 10b North Street, Emsworth, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Exhibition “Past and Present Visual Marks” by Elizabeth Saunders / Visual Marks Textile Group

Exhibition – Ripping Yarns and the Tale of the Forgotten Author – The Story of Percy F. Westerman

Emsworth Museum 10b North Street, Emsworth, Hampshire, United Kingdom

An exhibition charting the life and works of Percy F. Westerman, one of Britain’s most prolific writers of children’s adventure books is coming to Emsworth Museum.  The exhibition, which opens on September 2nd, 2023, includes books and ephemera from the Westerman Yarns Collection, belonging to Nigel Gossop who has been collecting and researching the books...