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  • Endeavour quay

    Camper & Nicholsons Shipyard

    Endeavour Quay (meet in Reception), Mumby Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1AH The story of Camper & Nicholsons, the oldest leisure marine company in the world, began back in 1782 when a shipyard was started on the land of Fort Charles at the harbour shoreline. In …

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  • Touching the Past

    Touching the Past at Explosion!

    Meet at Shop, Explosion Museum, Heritage Way, Priddy’s Hard, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4LE Discover more about the history of the site and the people who worked at Priddy’s Hard with a brief talk and chance to handle some fascinating artefacts. Plus take a closer look …

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  • Lee Historic Waterfront Talk

    Lee Historic Waterfront Talk

    Please note error on programme, this is the correct postcode St Faith’s Parish Centre, Victoria Square, Lee-on-the-Solent, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 9NF Pull up a chair and settle down to learn about Lee Historic Waterfront during this fascinating talk… and all without getting the sea breeze …

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  • somme

    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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  • d-day-story-stokes-bay

    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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  • 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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  • Grammar School Gosport GHOD

    The Old Grammar School

    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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  • Walkabout

    Haslar Peninsular Walk-about

    RNSM Submarine Museum Car Park , Haslar Jetty Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AS Enjoy insights to the military history and important landmarks from your Heritage Guide during this circular walk on roads and pathways of the Haslar Peninsular (a designated Conservation Area).This southern tip of …

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  • square

    Round the Square and off to Cort

    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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  • Admiralty Experitmental Works

    Admiralty Experimental Works (QinetiQ)

    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. The presentation will cover the history and development of the site and the types of test …

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