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Gilbert White and Alton: A talk by Jane Hurst

Although Gilbert 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 bought wine from the Swan. Come and learn about Gilbert's Alton.

Limited capacity. Please book your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

This talk is being run as part of the Creative Footsteps Festival. 

Between 2 and 10 October the area’s first Nature and Literary Festival will celebrate local literary greats and their love of the East Hampshire countryside. Follow in the footsteps of author Jane Austen, our first ecologist and naturalist Gilbert White, the wartime poet Edward Thomas and more. You can enjoy short guided nature walks, writing and poetry workshops, garden tours, trails, Yoga and more: https://www.easthants.gov.uk/creative-footsteps

  • A painting of Gilbert White