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  • Bygone Years Sing Along

    Bygone Years Sing Along

    Royal Naval Association, 66 Fareham Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 0AG Timeless’ will entertain you with popular songs from the 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s. It will be like a musical time warp! You’re bound to know some of the words and be able to sing along …

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  • Forgotten Disasters

    ‘Forgotten Disasters’ (Royal Navy)

    Royal Naval Association, 66 Fareham Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 0AG Author and historian Richard Jones has dedicated his life to the research of shipwrecks and other historic disasters. Over 20 years of research has resulted in an extensive archive, published books and successful memorial campaigns. …

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  • Straw Craft Demonstration

    Straw Craft Demonstration by Michael Gates

    Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1HL Straw craft is one of Britain’s oldest traditions; it has been practiced for hundreds of years, but it isn’t only about Corn Dollies! The craft includes marquetry, Swiss straw work, models made of straw, lip work, …

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  • Bay House Alverbank

    Bay House and The Alverbank

    Bay House and The Alverbank: noble houses and their occupants Diving Museum, No2 Battery, Stokes Bay Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2QU During this talk by Joy Hammond you’ll find out about the two lovely Victorian houses which sit close to the shoreline at Stokes Bay, …

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    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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    WWI Cartoons: ‘Fragments of France’

    The Clarence Tavern, 1 Clarence Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BB WW1 Cartoons – Bruce Bairnsfather and ‘Fragments from France’ Captain Bruce Bairnsfather, who served in France, became world-famous during the First World War for his ‘Fragments from France’ cartoons depicting life at the Front. As …

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  • Rowner’s Place IN History

    Rowner’s Place in History

    Nimrod Community Centre, 17 Falcon Meadows Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 8AA This decade Rowner has been undergoing major regeneration and many fresh faces have come to settle in newly-built houses. At the heart of Rowner there is a large school, a family centre, a youth …

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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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    Leesland Park – past, present and future

    Leesland Park, Whitworth Close/Daisy Lane, Gosport, PO12 3PF Within the green and pleasant oasis that is Leesland Park, your Guide will explain some of the history of the site. In the course of its regeneration, the Friends have tried to create areas of interest for …

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  • Dockyard matey

    Life as a Dockyard Matey

    Royal Naval Association, 66 Fareham Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 0AG Rob Clark, author of the book ‘Keeping the Royal Navy Afloat – Life as a Dockyard Matey’, presents the working-life story of his father-in-law, William ‘Bill’ Cue, who lived in Gosport and worked as a …

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