20. Daedalus: Then and Now

20. Daedalus: Then and Now

In Person

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The Innovation Centre, 4 Meteor Way, Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire, PO13 9FU

An illustrated talk on the history of HMS Daedalus airfield, with local historian, Martin Marks

Your speaker will introduce you to the history of Daedalus airfield through two World Wars and beyond, followed by the major developments as a commercial airfield and industrial and housing area.

Duration 45 minutes plus Q&A


Tuesday 14 September: 1900


Pre-booking: Required

Please DIY book via the BOOK NOW button.  But for people who may experience difficulty with booking online themselves, we can help.

Contact us from 0930 to 1700. Monday to Saturday….

In-person:  Gosport Tourist Information Centre (at the Bus Station)

By Phone:  023 9252 2944 or 07849 399 823

By Emailbookings@gosportheritage.co.uk (subject line:  ASSISTED BOOKING)

Booking opens: 21 August 2021 09:30
Booking closes: 12 September 2021 17:00


Venue is on an upper floor, but there is a lift available.

Wheel chair accesible toilets Toilets Service dogs welcome Accesible parking parking Mobility impaired



COVID-19 Considerations

This event will run in line with local & national government guidelines at the time of the festival.


Meet in the entrance lobby. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start (by 18:45).


Martin Marks


Turn west at the traffic lights on the junction of Broom Way and Cherque Way. Up the slope, first right and then first left into the car park. Entrance is at the side of building, closest to the traffic lights. Venue is the Bradbury Suite. On the X5 bus route, but very limited in the evening and leaves a 500 yd walk.