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  • Against all odds

    ‘Royal Navy: Against all Odds’ – Talk

    Please note this event is replacing the cancelled event ‘The Vic Hutfield Story’ Royal Naval Association, 66 Fareham Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 0AG In this illustrated talk, Richard M Jones will look at Royal Navy unique missions. This will include missions that seemed doomed to …

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  • hampshire disasters

    ‘Hampshire Disasters’ – Talk

    Please note this event is replacing the cancelled event ‘Mills around Portsmouth Harbour’ Mezzanine Floor, Gosport Discovery Centre, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BT How often do disasters occur? How many throughout history do we remember? What happens to those affected in such events long after the …

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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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  • Touching the Past

    Touching the Past at Explosion!

    Meet at Shop, Explosion Museum, Heritage Way, Priddy’s Hard, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4LE Discover more about the history of the site and the people who worked at Priddy’s Hard with a brief talk and chance to handle some fascinating artefacts. Plus take a closer look …

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  • Lee Historic Waterfront Talk

    Lee Historic Waterfront Talk

    Please note error on programme, this is the correct postcode St Faith’s Parish Centre, Victoria Square, Lee-on-the-Solent, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 9NF Pull up a chair and settle down to learn about Lee Historic Waterfront during this fascinating talk… and all without getting the sea breeze …

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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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  • Mills around Portsmouth Harbour

    Mills around Portsmouth Harbour

    This event has been cancelled due to personal bereavement for the presenter, will now be a talk entitled ‘Hampshire Disasters’   Mezzanine Floor, Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BT The Mills around Portsmouth Harbour worked exceedingly fast and hard grinding corn for …

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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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  • d-day-story-stokes-bay

    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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  • 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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