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    100 Years of Mental Health Care in Hampshire – exhibition

    Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4DS In 1845, the Lunacy Act and the County Asylums Act required every UK county to build an asylum. This exhibition tells how mental health care in Hampshire developed over the last century, based on research and memory …

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    Poppy Making Workshop

    Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4DS Join with local crafters in this community project making poppies which will form displays of remembrance and hope at various locations within Gosport for this Armistice Day, 100 years after the end of WW1. In the spring …

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    WW1 Creative Workshop for Children

    Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4DS Would your youngsters like to join in this creative drop-in workshop based on making ‘end of wartime’ themed craft? Splodge Designs, who have worked with many local community groups during the creation of Gosport related WW1 projects, …

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    Framed and Hung – photo exhibition

    The Keep, Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO124DS Framed and Hung is a photographic exhibition hosted by the Gosport Unofficial Camera Club. An open themed showcase featuring a wide variety of interests from the local Facebook group’s photographers. Some of the photographers will be …

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    WWI Cartoons: ‘Fragments of France’

    Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4DS 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 the creator of Old Bill, a walrus moustachioed old soldier who …

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    The Engine House: Powers Boatshed

    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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    Grange Airfield: Teaching the World to Fly

    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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    Royal Haslar Hospital – Past, Present & Future

    Royal Haslar Hospital, Haslar Road, PO12 2AA  – Meet at The Gatehouse Popular and informative guided tour of the grounds of Royal Hospital Haslar; highlighting the past and outlining the future plans for this important Gosport development. Royal Haslar Hospital was the first proper naval …

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    Feeding the Navy – Rum, Beer & Biscuits

    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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    Freemasonry in Gosport since 1715

    Gosport Masonic Hall, 6 Clarence Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BB Enjoy this talk and tour of the building and Lodge Room that make up Gosport Masonic Centre and discover how Freemasonry has featured in the life of Gosport since the early 1700s. Learn about the …

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