Sam Gallop’s 100th Birthday

Sam Gallop, Chairman of the Guinea Pig Club will be celebrating his 100th birthday on Thursday August 11th 2022. Following his AirCraft accident in 1943, he was admitted to the Queen Victoria Hospital with serious injuries to his face, burns to his body, & fractures to both legs which resulted in

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Prince Philip and the Guinea Pig Club

Secretary of the Guinea Pig Club, and Museum Trustee, Bob Marchant has helped write an article about the role Prince Philip played for the Guinea Pig Club. Article has been published in The Telegraph on 15 April 2021. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/philip-one-boys-meet-survivors-duke-edinburghs-guinea-pig-club/amp/ As we all know HRH Prince Philip had a strong connection

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PERSONAL REFLECTIONS ON MEETING HRH PRINCE PHILIP (by Bob Marchant)

PERSONAL REFLECTIONS ON MEETING HRH PRINCE PHILIP Together with the rest of the country, and the world, it was with great sadness to hear the news of the passing of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. As Secretary of the Guinea Pig Club, and having his Royal Highness as our President,

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Tribute to HRH PRINCE PHILIP  DUKE OF EDINBURGH 1921 -2021

HRH PRINCE PHILIP  DUKE OF EDINBURGH 1921 -2021 As Secretary of the Guinea Pig Club, it is with great sadness on hearing the news of the passing of our late President HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Since taken over as President in 1961, following the death of Sir Archibald

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Tribute to HRH PRINCE PHILLIP  DUKE OF EDINBURGH 1921 -2021

HRH PRINCE PHILLIP  DUKE OF EDINBURGH 1921 -2021 As Secretary of the Guinea Pig Club, it is with great sadness on hearing the news of the passing of our late President HRH Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh. Since taken over as President in 1961, following the death of Sir Archibald

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Tributes to the Guinea Pig Club

Tributes to the Guinea Pig Club As part of the Guinea Pig Club’s 80th Anniversary in 2021, Bob Marchant, the Secretary of the Club, looks at the many ways the Club is commemorated. As we are now entering the year 2021 , it will see the 80th Anniversary of the

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Handmade by Volunteers

Looking for special gift for your loved one for Xmas?     You can find something in our museum shop. Beautiful, all individually handmade by our talented volunteers.     Every purchase from our shop would support our museum. There is something for everyone.        

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Gifts Inspired by East Grinstead

                                                      Discover a range of products, inspired by medieval history of East Grinstead in our shop.                

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Commemoration Day

  Interested in Britain’s military history? Would you like to learn more about how East Grinstead was involved in the Great War and Second World War? Would you like to know more about Sir Archibald McIndoe and Guinea Pig Club? Then please come along and see our two commemorative exhibitions.

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Books, Games, Crafts and Fun for Kids

  Half term and Halloween is almost here. What could be the best way to entertain and educate your kids at the same time? How about taking the kids on a journey through East Grinstead’s past at East Grinstead Museum with its family friendly museum? Let them use their imagination

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