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  • OLD TIME MUSIC SHOW

    Old Time Music Show

    Masonic Hall, Clarence Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BB Relive the years of the 1900’s and the 1950’s with these fun packed shows presented by Doorstep Entertainments. Lots of audience participation, music, song and comedy, finishing each show with special reminiscence quiz to get your minds …

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    The Somme: A family story

    First Light Cafe, 68 High Street, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1DR In this short but meaningful talk, Joyce Brown will recount how her relative, Reginald Westbrook, lost his life in the Battle of The Somme. Reginald was a Gosport Fireman and had no need to go …

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    The D-Day Story at Stokes Bay

    Stokes Bay Sailing Club, Stokes Bay Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2BL In 1942 Stokes Bay was chosen as an embarkation point for vehicles destined for the Normandy beaches as part of Project Overlord, the invasion of France. The whole of the Bay became a restricted …

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    WWI Cartoons: ‘Fragments of France’

    The Clarence Tavern, 1 Clarence Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BB WW1 Cartoons – Bruce Bairnsfather and ‘Fragments from France’ Captain Bruce Bairnsfather, who served in France, became world-famous during the First World War for his ‘Fragments from France’ cartoons depicting life at the Front. As …

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  • GOSPORT Solent Brass

    Gosport Solent Brass

    South End of Gosport Ferry pontoon, South Street, South Street, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1EP Sun, Sea and brass band music! A chance to listen to our wonderful local brass band, Gosport Solent Brass, on the south end of the Gosport Ferry Pontoon. With Gosport in …

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  • Rowner’s Place IN History

    Rowner’s Place in History

    Nimrod Community Centre, 17 Falcon Meadows Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 8AA This decade Rowner has been undergoing major regeneration and many fresh faces have come to settle in newly-built houses. At the heart of Rowner there is a large school, a family centre, a youth …

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  • CYCLING GOSPORT

    Cycling in Gosport over the last 100 years – a presentation by Eric Thomas

    Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BT Cycling is obviously in Eric’s blood as his grandfather was a champion cyclist! Eric got his first bike as a reward for passing the 11+ and has been rolling along ever since. He reckons he has …

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  • HMS Sultan Fort Rowner Tour

    HMS SULTAN – Fort Rowner Tour

    HMS Sultan, Military Road, Gosport, PO12 3BY A tour around one of the Palmerston Forts built to defend Portsmouth from the French. Visit the Tunnels, Caponiers, haunted Keep and Fort Museum in the grounds of the Royal Navy training establishment HMS Sultan. This tour is in …

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  • Images past

    Images of Gosport Past

    Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BT Local collector, Peter Greenaway, will be adorning the walls of the Gosport Discovery Centre with his popular display of pictures from bygone days of Gosport. Come along to view the images and be surprised at how …

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    The Defence Remains – Fort Brockhurst through the camera lens

                                                                                  The Gallery, Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO124DS Gosport’s “Unofficial” Camera Club, a local Facebook group, have been busy behind the lens taking photographs at Fort Brockhurst and invite you to an exhibition of their work for HODs. Photographers of varying abilities, have …

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