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Fri 11 - Mon 14 May

Gilbert White’s House Re-Launch, Selborne, Sat May 12

Large house with garden.
After a £3 million lottery funded refurbishment, Hampshire’s very own Natural History Museum opens its new Stable Yard, and galleries. Countryfile’s Tom Heap is cutting the ribbon at 11.30, plus expect performances and workshops from the Lions of Zululand and a chance to see the new museum for free before a good leg-stretch in the large garden.

Lou Lou’s Vintage Fair, Southampton Guildhall, Sat May 12
Find unique, handpicked quality goods with stalls of vintage fashion, accessories, home, collectables and more from some of the UK’s finest traders.

The Little Mermaid Ballet, The Lights, Andover, Sat May 12
Glittering costumes and expressive dancers bring this magical, childhood tale to life.

(How to stop pretending you) love your body: a talk, The Railway Inn, Winchester, Mon May 13

Do you love the way you look? Do you spend time trying to? Do you pretend that you do, or need convincing? In this talk from Wire Wool Events, Deborah Coughlin will take us through the theories and facts behind why having a body can be so tricky.

Palestinian Lunch, St Mary Bourne, North Hampshire, Sun May 13
Join some of the ABCD Team for a delicious Palestinian Lunch.

The Woman’s Hour Craft Prize Exhibition at National Trust Mottisfont, Romsey, Wed Apr 25 – Jun 24

From a bespoke bicycle to giant willow sculpture, this exhibition provides an important snapshot of how contemporary British craft connects with the world today.

Further afield:
Story Telling From the Start, Tynewydd Writers Retreat, Wales, Fri May 11-13

White building behind wrought iron gates.
This storytelling course for beginners—and those returning to the craft—is a chance to learn how to prepare and perform traditional stories in the company of two of Britain’s leading exponents of the art form.

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