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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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  • 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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    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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    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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    Nursery Rhymes and their Origins

    Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BT Be amused by a film of Traditional Nursery Rhymes then let local writer and speaker, Rob Clark, explain the history behind each one. Will you recognise the well known voices taking part? It’s a mix of …

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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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    History of Pantomime

    Mezzanine Floor, Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BT Rob Clark’s talk ‘Behind You???? covers the origin of pantomime through the years to what we know and love today.  It is linked with pantomimes staged in Gosport and performed by local people over …

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    Provincial on Parade

    Royal Clarence Yard, Cooperage Green, Weevil Lane, Gosport, PO12 1FY The Provincial Society present a static display of heritage (Gosport & Fareham) Provincial buses in Cooperage Green Car Park. Climb on board and explore them. Talk to the owner/drivers about the history of the buses …

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    Military Heritage at Fort Brockhurst

    Gunners Way, Elson, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4DS Find out about Fort Brockhurst and its military heritage. Try on genuine army uniform and envisage life for a soldier and his family. Children can earn a certificate of merit in our Victorian Schoolroom by joining in a …

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