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Grange Airfield: Teaching the World to Fly (Event from 2023)


Illustrated Talk

The Alverbank Hotel, Stokes Bay Road , Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2QT

Learn about the history behind Gosport’s Grange Airfield, now known as HMS Sultan, and the contribution it played in both the progress of aviation and the defence of this island from 1910 to 1956.

The people, the planes, the humour, the heartbreak… are recalled in a completely illustrated talk by John Bugg.

Duration 60 minutes

Event Times

Monday 11 September: 1500

Booking Details

No booking required




Low-ramped entrance and door thresholds; suitable for all types of wheelchairs. Blue Badge parking close to door. Additional parking to rear of venue.

Additional Information

Please arrive 10 mins early to get seated and comfy. The bar will be open for hot and cold drinks before and after the talk. The Alverbank is a Grade 2 listed building with stunning views across the Solent.

Organised by

John Bugg



Turn at the Alverbank sign opposite the sea wall at Stokes Bay.