New for this year's fifth biennial Worthys Festival (14th – 22nd September 2019) is the Village Open Day. being run in tandem with Winchester Heritage Open days this is an amazing example of 'People Power' and a great opportunity for village businesses and organisations to showcase their services and activities to the whole community.
A wonderful opportunity to view this early 20th century Merryweather Steamer Pump fire engine and associated accessories within the old fire station, including a film explaining how it works.
This year the museum will be working with Southampton and District Transport Heritage Trust for the day. You can travel in a heritage bus from Bursledon Station to the museum. There will also be a display of heritage buses in the main courtyard.
Discover the Medieval gem that is St. Michael's and, this year, celebrating the life of Enos Diddams, Leader of the 'Radical and Musical Society' - a key player in the 'Swing Riots' of 1830. Outside, enjoy all the fun of the Village Fete.
A chance to see Gilbert White & The Oates Collections for free! Three museums focused on exploring the natural world in one. Plus a chance to visit the new Brew House built and used in the 18th century and restored this year.
Come & explore behind the scenes of 'The Watercress Line' at our Ropley engineering hub, and discover what is involved in renovating and maintaining a steam locomotive.
A wonderful opportunity to visit this 18th century brick farm mill with original main shaft, crown and other wheels and two sets of stones. Whilst the machinery is too fragile to mill, visitors will be able to see exactly how it worked.