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  • Grammar School Gosport GHOD

    The Old Grammar School (Event from 2017)

    High Street, Gosport, Hants, PO12 1NS Imagine yourself back in school days as you take this guided tour inside the Art Nouveau building erected in 1901 as the Technical Institute & Free Library. But it was also once the home of the Grammar School and attended by …

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  • nursery rhymes

    Nursery Rhymes and their Origins (Event from 2017)

    Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BT Be amused by a film of Traditional Nursery Rhymes then let local writer and speaker, Rob Clark, explain the history behind each one. Will you recognise the well known voices taking part? It’s a mix of …

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  • Dockyard matey

    Life as a Dockyard Matey (Event from 2017)

    Royal Naval Association, 66 Fareham Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 0AG Rob Clark, author of the book ‘Keeping the Royal Navy Afloat – Life as a Dockyard Matey’, presents the working-life story of his father-in-law, William ‘Bill’ Cue, who lived in Gosport and worked as a …

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  • pantomime

    History of Pantomime (Event from 2017)

    Mezzanine Floor, Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BT Rob Clark’s talk “He’s Behind You! Oh No He’s Not!” covers the origin of pantomime down through the years to the Panto that we know and love today. It is linked with pantomimes staged …

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  • square

    Round the Square and off to Cort (Event from 2017)

    Meet at the Clarence Tavern, Clarence Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BB Meet your Heritage Guide, Carole, outside The Clarence Tavern. She will lead you along Clarence Road, North Cross Street, Minit Road and then back to Clarence Square, taking in Seahorse Walk and the cottage …

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  • Haslar Moments

    Haslar Moments

    You may well recall that Haslar Heritage Group are involved in the proposed publication of a new book – working title Haslar Moments. Were you a patient, staff, visitor, married in St Luke’s etc. etc. Then Haslar Heritage Group wish to hear of your memories …

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  • 2010 51a

    Betty White’s Coat – The D-Day Museum

      In June 1944 Betty White was a young girl living at Gosport on the south coast of England. As British and other Allied troops passed by on their way to Normandy, she collected badges from them as souvenirs. The badges – nearly 100 of …

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  • MD3 Hi

    Military Heritage at Fort Brockhurst (Event from 2017)

    Gunners Way, Elson, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4DS Find out about Fort Brockhurst and its military heritage. Try on genuine army uniform and envisage life for a soldier and his family. Children can earn a certificate of merit in our Victorian Schoolroom by joining in a …

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