Gosport is rich in architectural heritage and if that’s your thing these events should be for you.

04. Walking Past: Diving in to Stanley Park – Alverstoke

In Person Guided Walk Meet at the Diving Museum, No 2 Battery, Stokes Bay, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2QU Find out about defence, D-Day and underwater exploits on this walk with a costumed Heritage Guide along Stokes Bay waterfront, through lovely parks and visiting the historic village of Alverstoke. Uncover the history of which royalty lived […]

06. The D-Day Story – Gosport 1944 at SEARCH

In Person Presentation SEARCH (enter through front Green door in High St), 50 Clarence Road , Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BU During the winter of 1943 and the first half of 1944. Gosport played a major role in preparing for the D-Day embarkations and the conflict that followed. In this illustrated talk, by The Gosport D-Day […]

07. Fort Blockhouse Heritage Tour

In Person Guided Tour Meet at Submarine Museum car park, Haslar Jetty Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AS Take part in a guided tour of Fort Blockhouse, a former Royal Navy Submarine Base. Visitors will be told of the history of the fort from 1415 to the present day. Includes an opportunity to view Harold Willie’s […]

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09. Discovering Alverstoke Village

In Person Guided Walk St. Marys Church Parish Centre, Green Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2ET A gentle guided amble around the village of Alverstoke, looking at various buildings and finding out about some of the characters who lived there over the past 200 years. Up to the early 19th Century, the parish of Alverstoke was […]

10. Feeding the Navy – Royal Clarence Victualing Yard

In Person Guided Walk The Pump House Cafe (meeting point), Cooperage Green, Weevil Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1AX Learn about rioting drovers, press gangs and nightmarish pest control! On this guided walk you’ll hear all about the history of how the Royal Navy addressed the massive challenge of provisioning the fleet in times of war […]

11. A walk around the squares

In Person Guided Walk Meet outside The Conservative Club, 2 Walpole Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1NG Enjoy an informative guided walk around two of the lost squares of Gosport. Find out about Clarence Square which once housed fine Georgian buildings, and St Mathews Square with its church, school, pubs, and businesses. You’ll also learn about […]

12. Walking Past: Waterfront South

In Person Guided Walk Meet outside the Gosport Tourist Information Centre (TIC), Bus Station, South Street, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1EP Head along the waterfront south and over Haslar Bridge to view the historical Fort Blockhouse and Submarine Museum. Hold on to your hats as you head over ‘pneumonia’ bridge, to discover more about Haslar, its […]

Gosport WW2 Bunker

13. WW2 Bunker Exposed!

In Person Guided Tour ARP Bunker, The Avenue, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2JU Enjoy a rare opportunity to investigate inside the only surviving WW2 Air Raid Precaution Bunker and Civil Defence Centre in Hampshire. You will discover how it was used during WW2 by various services who all bravely worked to protect and assist Gosport’s community […]

15. Institute of Naval Medicine (INM)

In Person Guided Tour Institute of Naval Medicine, Crescent Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2DL A rare opportunity to visit this important site and learn about the work of the INM on this guided tour The Institute of Naval Medicine is the home of the Navy’s medical training; founded in 1969. You’ll be guided through the […]

16. Walking Past: Queen Victoria’s Railway

In Person Guided Walk Meet at the White Hart, 195 Stoke Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1SE Take a walk along the old railway line, and be introduced to some of the characters involved in the railway along the way. Take a step back in time and walk along the old Stokes Bay branch line, used […]

19. Walking Past: Forts and Walks

In Person Guided Walk Gosport Leisure Centre, Gosport Leisure Park, Forest Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 0ZX A mixture of historical defence and nature await in this walk, where you will discover the spooky goings on at an isolation hospital, anti-tank stop lines and a village dating back to the Roman conquest. Visit Monks Wood, a […]

20. Daedalus: Then and Now

In Person Presentation The Innovation Centre, 4 Meteor Way, Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire, PO13 9FU An illustrated talk on the history of HMS Daedalus airfield, with local historian, Martin Marks Your speaker will introduce you to the history of Daedalus airfield through two World Wars and beyond, followed by the major developments as a commercial airfield and […]