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Ale at Amberley

Our annual Ale & Entertainment evenings return on the weekend of the Friday 31 August continuing through to Sunday 2 September, with a selection of ales, ciders and perries to try and with local entertainment to enjoy.

Starting at 6pm on the Friday, we will be open for a special evening until 10.30pm with ale’s and entertainment. For the Friday night, we have local musician Willie Austen entertaining us from 7.30pm. Tickets for the night are at £5 per person, over 18’s only. For this evening only, we also have return coach transport available from Worthing or Chichester at £10 per person. This must be booked in advance via our website when you purchase your evening tickets. The route and pick up times are listed on our website.

On Saturday daytime, we are open as normal from 10am until 5pm, with the bar open from 12noon. Spend the afternoon at the museum, explore the site and then enjoy some ale whilst taking in the scenery. Normal museum entry applies.

At 6pm, the Museum will re-open for the evening, for another intimate evening until 10.30pm, with ale’s and entertainment. On the Saturday night we have local Shadows tribute band The Barnham Shadows and Fine Vintage as our musical entertainment. Tickets for the Saturday night are at £5 per person – over 18’s only.

On Sunday daytime, we are open from 10am until 5pm, with the bar opening from 12noon until 4.30pm. Spend the day exploring the museum, with Morris Dancing entertainment from Black Dragon Morris and Temporary Measured. We also have two bands for the afternoon, Pixiephonic, Corvus and Loxley. Normal museum entry applies.

Located next to Amberley railway station you can arrive by train, but please check the national rail website for up to date information on train times for the weekend. For more information, and to purchase the event tickets, please visit our website: www.amberleymuseum/aleatamberley.

Amberley Museum is a remarkable heritage site in the Sussex South Downs, with 36 acres to explore and over 40 exhibit buildings to visit, focusing on industrial and transport history. Take a ride on our narrow gauge railway and historic bus. Exhibits include the telecommunications hall, electricity hall, working printshop, lime kilns, steam engines and more.

Our museum is home to traditional craftspeople such as the Woodturners and Blacksmith, with a café, gift shop, nature trails and picnic areas.  We are accessibility friendly and dogs are welcome on site.

This year, we are celebrating its 40th season, and we are hosting over 50 events in 2018 from children’s activity days to classic vehicle shows.  We will be open until 28 October. For more information on our events, or education programme, please see our website for full details: www.amberleymuseum.co.uk.

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