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Wot THAT Walpole!


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Alverstoke Parish Centre, Green Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2ET

The story of Thomas Walpole, former Rector of St. Mary Alverstoke, and his relationship with the First Prime Minister of Great Britain…

Did you know that Walpole Road and Walpole Park are named after Thomas Walpole (1805 – 1881)?

He was an interesting character, very well-connected, and he brought several interesting developments to the town of Gosport.

Learn all about him with this fascinating illustrated talk.

Duration 60 minutes.

Event Times

Thursday 12 September  1400

Booking Details

Pre-booking: Pre-booking not required, just turn up and enjoy!


Wheel chair accesible toilets Toilets Service dogs welcome rest stops Accesible parking parking Mobility impaired family friendly refreshments



Step-free access to the building. There is a small car park and on-road parking. Parish Centre volunteers will offer tea/coffee for a small charge.

The Alverstoke Parish Centre Regeneration Project welcomes any donations.

Organised by

Neil Spurgeon



Adjacent to St Mary’s Church.