26. The Clyde Puffer

26. The Clyde Puffer

In Person

Presentationnew events

Powder Monkey Brewing Co Ltd, Priddys Hard, Heritage Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4FL

A well illustrated talk about the history, commercial success, World War 2 service, demise and restoration of these small steam powered craft.

They were made familiar to many by the TV series’ about “The Vital Spark” and “The Tales of Para Handy”.


Thursday 16 September: 1200


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 0930
Booking closes: 14 September 2021 1700


Parking nearby and in Explosion Museum but no marked disabled parking

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

COVID-19 Considerations

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


Please arrive by 1145. It is a licensed venue but not serving alcohol during this time slot.


Martin Marks


Follow tourist signs to Explosion Museum at Priddy’s Hard. Walk west across Heritage Road from the main entrance to Explosion. Note: there is also a Powder Monkey snack bar signposted inside the Explosion site – ignore this