Gilbert White and Alton

This talk by local historian Jane Hurst explains more about Gilbert's links with the town. Come along and learn more about Gilbert's Alton.

Although naturalist Gilbert White lived in Selborne, he had many connections in Alton.

A sister-in-law and two nieces lived there, he shopped at drapers and ironmongers in the town and he bought wine from the Swan.

Event Details


Thursday 23 January 2020, from 7:30pm


The Allen Gallery, 10 - 12 Church Street, Alton, Hampshire. GU34 2BW


£5 per person. Light refreshments included.

Booking - in person at the Allen Gallery or by telephoning 01420 82802 - advisable.

Further information

More details are available from the website https://www.hampshireculture.org.uk/event/gilbert-white-alton

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