Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2018’

  • Screenshot 2018 10 29 Unsung Heroes Hampshire Cultural Trust

    Unsung Heroes – Art Exhibition

    A collection of portraits inspired by the selfless acts of people in the community; the people that give up their own time and energy and invest it into making other peoples’ lives better. Dan Williams tells their stories and captures their characters in diverse works …

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  • Lantern Parade Crop

    Gosport Lantern Parade

    Join the Gosportarians for a spectacular Lantern Parade on Saturday November 24 Starting from the Millenium Timespace and proceding through the town to the tree lighting ceremony at Lawrence Square. In conjunction with Gosport Borough Council they will be holding lantern making workshops and will …

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  • Haslar

    Haslar Annual Carol Service.

    Haslar Annual Carol Service will be held on Thursday 13 December 2018 from 1900 – 2000 at St Luke’s Church, Haslar

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  • Lesley Burton – nominated by Terry Rhodes

    Local historian and author. Co-founder of the Gosport Society. Inspired the very first Gosport Heritage Open Days in 1992

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  • Jesse White Mario – nominated by Mary Duly

    Jesse White Mario: Writer & philanthropist (Wikipedia page). Jessie Meriton Mario nee White, born in Gosport in 1832, in Parham Road.  Recognised in Italy as a hero(ine) of the Risorgimento, and actually ran Guiseppe Garibaldi’s field hospitals during the latter’s campaign from Sicily to Naples.

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  • Queen Victoria In All Her Empirical Glory.1

    Queen Victoria – nominated by Philippa Dickinson

    Queen Victoria: aged 11, first visited Gosport with her mother, the Duchess of Kent, in 1830 (staying at the Anglesey Hotel) and visited the Bakery at Royal Clarence Yard to see the marvellous biscuit machines. Later (from 1844) travelled through Gosport regularly to reach Osborne …

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  • Infanta Maria Francisca Of Portugal

    Donna Maria Francesca – nominated by Terry Hinkley

    Donna Maria Francesca: Princess of Spain & Portugal. Royal family in exile in Alverstoke. Huge turn out for her funeral in 1834. Memorial for her in St Mary’s, High Street Gosport. For more information click here

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  • Emily Hester Brodrick

    Emily Hester Brodrick, (1846–1906) was an English writer. She published novels as Mrs Alan Brodrick. She was born at Fort William, Calcutta on 15 April 1846, or 25 April.  After her marriage to Alan Brodrick, she was a vicar’s wife in Godalming from 1875, and …

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