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  • collections

    Stories behind the Collections at Fort Brockhurst

    Gunner’s Way, Elson, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4DS Join curator, Pam Braddock, for a look at some of the collections held in store and hear some of the stories behind the objects. Duration: approx 40 mins.. OPENING TIMES Thursday 7 September: 1130 & 1330 BOOKING DETAILS …

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  • Alverstoke Quilt

    Alverstoke Quilters Quilt Show

    Alverstoke Parish Centre, Green Road, Gosport, PO12 2ET Quilt making is a tradition that dates back to at least the 12th Century and was usually a parlour activity for wealthy ladies. Our Alverstoke Quilters have no airs and graces but have kept the skill alive …

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  • Village people

    Village People – Alverstoke Residents in 1901

    Meet outside St. Marys Church Parish Centre, Green Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2ET A walking tour of the village centre looking at research from 1901 Census. Your Heritage Guide will tell you about some residents who appeared on the Census, together with their ultimate fate. …

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  • Haslar Cycle-about

    Haslar Peninsula Cycle-about

    Entrance to Submarine Museum , Haslar Jetty Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AS The `Haslar Peninsula Cycleabout` is a guided circular cycle ride around the peninsula covering about 20  points of interest from Fort Blockhouse to Crescent Road, to give riders a snapshot of the area’s …

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  • methodist

    History of Gosport Methodist Church in Pictures

    Gosport Methodist Church, Stoke Road, Gosport, PO12 1JB Fascinating snapshot views of this church through time, from 1890 until the present day. In fact, in 1989 the church suffered a disastrous fire that almost completely destroyed the building. It was later rebuilt, retaining the original …

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    The Hidden Gem of Gosport – Holy Trinity Church

    Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green, Haslar Road, Gosport, PO12 1HL This magnificent C of E church was built in 1696 and is situated on the waterfront at Gosport. If you have only ever seen the rather stern Victorian-looking red-brick exterior of the church, then the …

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  • Beer gas Rubble

    Beer, Gas & Rubble

    Meet outside Bobby’s Restaurant, Stoke Road, Gosport, PO12 1JB This circular guided walk traces a small area of Gosport, known as Newtown but also nicknamed Bingham Town after the man who, in the 1830’s built the houses and named the roads after his children. It …

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  • walk the line

    Walk the (Railway) Line

                                       Gosport Discovery Centre, Gosport, PO12 1BT Join local heritage guide, Dave Thompson, for a fascinating walk along the route of the former railway line linking Gosport to Stokes Bay, Royal Clarence Yard and the national network. The walk takes in the architecture of some …

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  • pat edwards

    We pay tribute to PAT EDWARDS

    We pay tribute to PAT EDWARDS who has sadly died after a short illness.  Her funeral will be at Portchester Crematorium, at 12 noon on Thursday 11 May. Pat will be known by many visitors to Heritage Open Days in Gosport as she had for years …

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  • stokes bay sailing club

    A potted history Stokes Bay Sailing Club

    Stokes Bay Sailing Club, Stokes Bay Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2BL From boatshed to wooden hut to solid clubhouse. Find out about the history of the Stokes Bay Sailing Club from formation in 1938 and how it was affected by the major role Stokes Bay …

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