The D-Day Story at Stokes Bay (Event from 2017)

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The D-Day Story at Stokes Bay (Event from 2017)

Presentation

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 area. Binoculars and cameras were forbidden. All existing buildings at the Bay were commandeered and the bathing huts were all removed.

Stokes Bay Sailing Club was used as a Control Centre for embarkation so is the perfect place to host a short talk and exhibition by Tony Belben on the role of Gosport and especially Stokes Bay in the preparation for and execution of D-DAY on 6th June 1944.

http://www.friendsofstokesbay.co.uk/d-day-embarkation-hards/

OPENING TIMES

  • Friday 8 September: FULL & FULL

PLEASE NOTE:  There may be places available on the waitlist for the times that are FULL

BOOKING DETAILS

Book on line

Click the BOOK NOW Button

Or:-

BOOKINGS BY TELEPHONE/EMAIL (for those who have no email account or would prefer someone else to book for them), as long as they are available, during usual TIC opening Mon to Sat, 0930 to 1700.

Booking Contact: Gosport Tourist Information Centre (TIC)
Call: 023 9252 2944
Email: bookings@gosportheritage.co.uk

ACCESS

There is a large car park closeby with Blue Badge bays. Fees may apply. There are stairs to the club sitting room where the exhibition and talk will be held so, unfortunately, there is no wheelchair access.

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Booking is recommended but drop-in visitors may fill any available unbooked spaces.

 

WEBSITE

www.stokesbay-sc.co.uk/

ORGANISED BY

The D-Day Fellowship

 

 

 

 

 

MAP/DIRECTIONS (Approximate)

The Stokes Bay Sailing Club is alongside the Pebble Beach Cafe and car park

 
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