A number of this year’s event have fun for all the family.

32. Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery

IN PERSON Guided Walk Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery, Clayhall Road, Alverstoke, PO12 2BB Explore graves and memorials telling Gosport’s Naval History from 1859, the time of sail, to modern-day. Find out about the link with Turkey and how Gosport became known as ‘Turk Town’; also submarines and links with the Russian Revolution. The Chapel and major memorials […]

33. Rectory Allotments – dug deep in history

In Person Show / Display Little Anglesey Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2HS Not just garden plots, but a swath of land with a story reaching back many hundreds of years. Come along to explore this green sanctuary on the shore of Alver Lake (aka ‘The Creek’) to find out more… You will be welcomed at […]

35. Holy Trinity Church

In Person Show / Display Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green, Haslar Road, Gosport, PO12 1HL If you have only ever seen the rather stern Victorian-looking red-brick exterior of the church, then the elegance and simplicity of the interior will come as a complete – and delightful – surprise. This magnificent C of E church was […]

36. Shore Leave Haslar: Horticultural Therapy in an Historic Garden

  In Person Show / Display The Memorial Gardens, Haslar Hospital, Haslar Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AA A chance to explore the Haslar Memorial Garden and learn about the work which goes on behind the scenes to offer horticultural therapy to Tri-Service Veterans… This beautiful and peaceful garden has both historic and contemporary aspects. In […]

Diving Museum Gosport

37. Diving History at No. 2 Battery

In Person Show / Display Diving Museum, No2 Battery, Stokes Bay Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2QU Explore secrets of the deep and diving techniques through time, within a Victorian Gun Battery which now houses the award-winning Diving Museum… A wide collection of diving equipment and information housed in a Victorian military battery – the last […]

41. #LoveLee at Lee Bookshop

In Person Activity The Book Shop, 142 High Street, Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire, PO13 9DD This is an event for adults and children celebrating everything there is to love about Lee on the Solent. On both Saturdays there be children’s activities on our ‘Bubbles’ tables . These will be Beach related and celebrating everything that we love […]

43. Gosport’s Green Buses – Provincial over the years

In Person Show / Display Explosion! the Museum of Naval Firepower, Royal Naval Armament Depot, Priddys Hard, Heritage Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4LE or Hovercraft Museum A display of old buses which used to travel around the Gosport area between 1940 and 2000. The Provincial Society are proud to host a display of Gosport’s famous […]

45. Model Boats and Tanks at Explosion!

In Person Show / Display Explosion! the Museum of Naval Firepower, Royal Naval Armament Depot, Priddys Hard, Heritage Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4LE Enjoy a fascinating display of radio controlled model boats and tanks, with the use of pyrotechnics! Presented by the Portsmouth Model Boat Display Team. There will also be a large static display […]

46. The World’s Only Hovercraft Museum!

Show / Display The Hovercraft Museum, Marine Parade West, Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire, PO13 9NS The Hovercraft Museum collection is unique, irreplaceable and inspiring, including five craft listed on The National Historic Ships register. It’s a great visit for fact-loving enthusiasts and also families who just wanna have fun… Situated on a Transport Heritage Site, the museum […]

64. Explore Fort Brockhurst

Show / Display Activity Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4DS This vast Victorian fort was built in 1862 as part of the defences of Portsmouth. The fort, including the Keep area and some casemates, will be open for visitors to see. Volunteers will be on hand to share the history of the site. […]