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  • Falkland


    FALKLANDS 35th COMMEMORATION CEREMONY at the Falkland Gardens Gosport on Sunday 21 May 2017 at 1100. Civic procession from Town Hall at 1030. On conclusion of the ceremony there will be a march past through the High St led by the Band of Her Majesty’s …

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  • pat edwards

    We pay tribute to PAT EDWARDS

    We pay tribute to PAT EDWARDS who has sadly died after a short illness. Pat will be known by many visitors to Heritage Open Days in Gosport as she had for years given an inspiring guided walk around The Hermitage Wildlife Garden. This garden and oasis …

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  • Unveiling – The Deane Helmet at the Diving Museum

    Unveiling – The Deane Helmet is classed as a National Treasure. It is the world’s first successful diving helmet and dates from the early 1820s. The Historic Diving Society are extremely proud to have it in their museum in Gosport, on loan from The Science …

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  • Badge Evening Visits at Royal Navy Submarine Museum

    BADGE EVENING VISITS at Royal Navy Submarine Museum Events held on evenings to suit your group. £4.80 per young person. Must be booked via 023 9272 7564  

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  • May Day Family Fayre at Explosion!

    May Day Family Fayre at Explosion! Mon 1st May, 11am to 4pm FREE ADMISSION + 50% off museum entry for Gosport residents

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  • explosive weekend

    The Explosive weekend at Gosport

    A fun-filled weekend of science and explosions awaits you this Summer on 5th – 6th August. The Explosive Weekend is a new event taking place at Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower in Gosport. See Wonderstruck perform their amazing show “Bang!  The science of movie FX” …

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  • first diving helmet

    Diving museum to put world’s first diving helmet on display

    The Diving Museum believes it will attract visitors from across the world when it puts the very first diving helmet on display. Gosport Diving Museum, on Stokes Bay Road, is in the process of getting the artefact from the Science Museum on a three-year loan. …

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  • Alex Thomson

    Alex Thomson

    February 11th 2017 saw Alex Thomson sailing back into Portsmouth Harbour to a capacity crowd waiting onshore to welcome him home. Mayor Lynn Hook made a welcome home speech followed by Alex. By Malcolm Dent   For updates go to:  

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