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Forgotten Disasters of Hampshire – Richard M Jones (Event from 2023)


Illustrated Talk

Gosport Museum & Art Gallery (The Snape Room), Walpole Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1NS

Richard recalls tragic and forgotten historic disasters in Hampshire through time. Events that may not have stayed in public memory but are no less terrible than their more famous counterparts. As always, with respect to those who were impacted…

Richard M. Jones is a historian specialising in lost ships and forgotten disasters. A serving member of the Royal Navy, he spends all his spare time digging through history to find evidence of forgotten incidents and has placed several memorials to such disasters around the UK. He has published nineteen books.

Dividing his time between Bridlington and Southampton, he always has many more projects in the pipeline and is a keen traveller and history detective.

Duration 60minutes.

Event Times

Friday 15 September: 1930

Booking Details

Pre-booking: Required
Please self book, but if you experience any difficulties please contact us.

Assisted Booking Telephone: 023 9217 7392 or 07849 399 823
Booking opens: 26 August 2023 09:30
Booking closes: 13 September 2023 17:00





Entrance in pedestrianised area. Blue Badge parking on roads to side of venue. Other car parks closeby, including Morrisons for customers.

Additional Information

This venue has a lovely cafe and shop area, stocking products from local makers. Please arrive 10 mins before start time. Make yourself known to staff on arrival and you will be shown to the talk space.

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Richard M Jones