Hampshire Cultural Trust

Welcome to Hampshire

This map pinpoints some of the most exciting cultural venues in Hampshire.

We will showcase, connect and empower its creative economy

Rural Life

The Rural Life collection has its origins in the 1850s when William Curtis began acquiring rural bygones. It was subsequently developed to reflect life in the countryside, including livestock, crop husbandry, and rural sports.


  • Hand tools
  • Implements
  • Machines
  • Farm Power
  • Livestock
  • Dairying
  • Crop/husbandry
  • Pest and vermin control

Rural Industries

  • Broom making
  • Furniture making
  • Hoop shaving
  • Hurdle making
  • Wood turning

Rural Pastimes

  • Hunting
  • Shooting
  • Fishing