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  • 1950s Housewife

    The 1950’s Housewife

    SEARCH, 50 Clarence Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BU Explore the 1950s house and meet our housewife as she battles with her mangle and takes on the daily chores. Visit the old Corner Shop, have a look through the 1950s wardrobe and handle the household objects. …

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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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  • 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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  • blast past

    A Blast from the Past – Compton Cinema Organ

    Thorngate Halls, Bury Road,¬†Gosport,¬†PO12 3PX This really is a hidden gem because this unique 1934 3 manual Compton Cinema Pipe Organ is usually tucked away unseen behind the stage. But it will be out for you to explore and enjoy for Heritage Open Days. It …

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  • Lee Coastwatch

    Eyes Along the Coast

    Coastwatch Lookout Station, Beach Road Car Park, PO13 9LB Wherever there is an NCI station a watchkeeper will be looking out for danger and ensuring safety on the water. High technology and sophisticated systems such as radar and telecommunications have vastly improved safety at sea, …

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