Category Archive for: ‘Book on line’

  • Admiralty Experitmental Works

    Admiralty Experimental Works (QinetiQ) (Event from 2018)

    QinetiQ Ltd, Haslar Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AG A presentation and tour of the hydrodynamic and maritime life support facilities at QinetiQ’s Haslar site, formerly the Admiralty Experiment Works. Enjoy this rare chance to go beyond the security boundaries and find out about the history …

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    Variety Showtime: a musical tribute of entertainment from Music Hall to the 1960s (Event from 2018)

    The Clarence Suite, Masonic Hall, Clarence Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BB Relive the years of the 1900s and the 1960s with this fun packed show presented by Doorstep Entertainments. Lots of audience participation, music, song and comedy, finishing with special reminiscence quiz to get your …

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    The Somme: a family story at Fort Brockhurst (Event from 2018)

    Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4DS 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 to war. …

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  • Engine house

    The Engine House: Powers Boatshed (Event from 2018)

    The Engine House, Royal Clarence Yard, Weevil Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1AX The Engine House, which dates from 1862, was a fine example of a hydraulic-powered facility. See inside this tastefully restored building, now a snug private home but also headquarters to ‘Boatshed’, the worlds …

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  • Infanta Maria Francisca Of Portugal

    Princess in Exile, 1833 (Event from 2018)

    Meet outside the Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2ET On this circular walk of Alverstoke, your Heritage Guide will not only point out places of historic interest but also introduce you to the story of an extraordinary woman. You’ll learn who Infanta …

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  • Glider At Gosport

    Grange Airfield: Teaching the World to Fly (Event from 2018)

    Gunners Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4DS Now the site of HMS Sultan: from 1910 to 1956, this is the tale of Gosport airfield’s contribution to the progress of aviation, and the defence of this island. The people, the planes, the humour, the heartbreak are recalled …

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  • Priddy's hard

    Tea and Tour of Priddy’s Hard (Event from 2018)

    Explosion! the Museum of Naval Firepower, Royal Naval Armament Depot, Priddys Hard, Heritage Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4LE Join us to take a gentle stroll around the museum grounds. You’ll discover more about the history of the site and the life of the workers at …

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  • Town Ramparts

    Walk the Lost Moat (Event from 2018)

    Meet outside the Clarence Tavern, Clarence Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BB Follow the line of the moat of old Gosport Town, with Heritage Guide, Carole Jarman. Enjoy the description of why Gosport was fortified and gain a snap shot of life and commerce along the …

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  • feeding navy

    Feeding the Navy – Rum, Beer & Biscuits (Event from 2018)

    The Pump House Cafe (meeting point), Cooperage Green, Weevil Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1AX Learn about rioting drovers, press gangs and nightmarish pest control! The history of how the Royal Navy addressed the massive challenge of provisioning the fleet in times of war and peace …

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  • A Wave From The Conning Tower Of HMS Alliance.

    Twilight Tours – Royal Navy Submarine Museum (Event from 2018)

    Meet at main car park, Royal Navy Submarine Museum , Haslar Jetty Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AS Behind the Scenes Tour of HMS Alliance Come along for a special tour of the site and see things from a different perspective as the light starts to …

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