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  • The D-Day Story at Stokes Bay (1)

    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 Cartoon Card Display: ‘Fragment of France’

    The Clarence Tavern, 1 Clarence Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BB A display of ‘Fragments of France’ collectable cards from WWI (1914), drawn by prominent British cartoonist Captain Bruce Bairnsfather whose best-known cartoon character is ‘Old Bill’. You can view these amusing images whilst enjoying your …

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  • Solent Brass

    Gosport Solent Brass

    VENUE TO BE CONFIRMED A chance to listen to their local Brass Band, Gosport Solent Brass. sun, Sea and brass band music! For band details see http://www.gosport-solent-brass.org/   OPENING TIMES Sunday 10 September TIMES TO BE CONFIRMED BOOKING DETAILS ACCESS   ORGANISED BY Gosport Solent …

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  • Rowner’s Place in History

    Nimrod Community Centre, 17 Falcon Meadows Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 8AA Visitors will be able to view three exhibitions. The first is – ‘A Day We Will Never Forget’ – this is an audio-visual piece containing recollections and artefacts centring on Gosport’s Role in the …

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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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    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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  • Authors

    Meet the Local Authors

    Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1BT Chaplin Books is an independent publishing house launched in Gosport in 2010, specialising in books on social history and film studies. Enjoy this chance to meet some of the faces behind the pens of local authors. This …

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  • Clarence Tavern

    Heritage Quiz at the Clarence Tavern

    Clarence Tavern, 1 Clarence Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BB Bring your friends and test your knowledge of Gosport in this special heritage pub quiz. The Clarence Tavern is one of the oldest “Coach Houses” in the South of England and one of Gosport’s original watering …

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    Traditional Family Funday

    Royal Naval Association, 66 Fareham Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 0AG We will be providing an afternoon of traditional Fun & Games including tin can alley, ring toss & puppets, as well as children’s entertainment & traditional cartoon character appearances from Tom & Jerry! There will …

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