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A day out to the Weald & Downland Museum in West Sussex home and setting of The BBC’s Repair Shop

A day out to the Weald &Downland Museum in West Sussex home and setting of The BBC’s Repair Shop.

Wednesday 17th August

Coach and Entry price with Gridshell talk by Curator - £39pp

The Weald & Downland Living Museum - a hidden gem in the Southeast, quintessentially British in a picture perfect setting. They are a museum for those who want to see, touch and even smell what life was really like for people living in years gone by. Whether you are 5 or 95 there is something for everyone!

There will be a tour of the Downland Gridshell workshop and artefacts store, that houses just some of the 16,000 items that make up the artefacts collection. You can enjoy waterside dining at the Museum’s café, with fantastic views across the mill pond. There is seating available inside and outside on the decking area. A range of sandwiches, hot food, snacks, and cakes alongside hot and cold drinks are available.

**THE REPAIR SHOPThe BBC’s The Repair Shop is filmed at the Museum. However, please note that it is a closed film set and is not accessible to the public. The set including the outside of the barn is visible from a short distance but there is no public access beyond that point.

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Please book your place by e-mailing: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and wait for confirmation of your reservation before paying the treasurer.As usual, payment is preferred by bank transfer to our account at:Account: KHAD U3A Number: 00025484. Sort: 40-52-40 Payment reference: DownlandIf you wish to pay by cheque, please make it payable to: "Kings Hill & District U3A" and send to:David Murray, 10 Crabtree Close, Kings Hill, ME19 4FR