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“Before the Borough” by Philip Eley

“Before the Borough” by Philip Eley (40 A4-sized pages of text with a number of monochrome illustrations), is the sixth title in the Gosport Papers series. It was published in September 2022 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Borough of Gosport, which resulted in the Gosport and Alverstoke Urban District Council […]

A Day We Will Never Forget: D-Day, 6 June 1944

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The Diving Museum needs your help

The Diving Museum has recently been fortunate to attract funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. During the coming months they will be preparing plans for an exciting redevelopment of the museum and this is why they need your opinions to help us shape their plans. Click the link below to the questionnaire, takes about […]

PUTTING GOSPORT’S CREATIVES ON THE MAP

– HERITAGE OPEN DAYS CREATIVITY UNWRAPPED THEME 2023 ANNOUNCED GOSPORT, 27 February 2023: Heritage Open Days will be unwrapping the colourful history of creativity as its theme for 2023. So this is a great chance for Gosport’s creatives to think of workshops, performances, exhibitions and displays to show off their art and celebrate how Gosport […]

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PUTTING GOSPORT’S INVENTORS AND PIONEERS ON THE MAP

HERITAGE OPEN DAYS INNOVATION THEME 2022 ANNOUNCED Heritage Open Days has chosen Astounding Innovations as their theme for 2022. Local organisations with people wanting to share their knowledge of old buildings, inaccessible features and fascinating history are invited to develop events celebrating Gosport’s inventions, industry and innovation. Events could transport visitors back to the past […]

GOSPORT’S HERITAGE OPEN DAYS ATTRACTS OVER 16,000 VISITS

10 days and 69 free events Gosport, a historic town with 16 conservation areas, 13 scheduled monuments and over 500 listed buildings, staged 69 unique events reflecting the town’s cultural and military heritage this year. Heritage Open Days ran from 10-19 September and saw over 16,000 visits by people enjoying forts, churches, Naval buildings, graveyards […]