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Waiting in the Wings of War

Mon, 1 September, 2014 – Thu, 6 November, 2014

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2D3D South The work shown in this exhibition comprises original work from members of, and represents a reflection of the experiences of Hampshire people and aspects of life in the area in the lead up to the outbreak of... Read more…
Start: Mon, 1 September, 2014
Venue: Mezzanine Gallery
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street, Havant, PO9 1BS

The Badge of a Hero

Mon, 3 November, 2014 – Fri, 28 November, 2014

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In the Mezzanine Gallery World War 1 Commemoration Monday 3 to Friday 28 November Loaned by Nigel Brown – The Spring’s Operations Manager In the First World War the majority of the British infantry was made up of regiments... Read more…
Start: Mon, 3 November, 2014
Venue: Mezzanine Gallery
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street, Havant, PO9 1BS

‘In a Flash’ – Lest We Forget

Fri, 7 November, 2014 – Wed, 24 December, 2014

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Havant War Memorial
In A Flash – Lest We Forget A moment of remembrance captured in a flash. A unique event to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI. We invite you to join us on Monday 4th August at... Read more…
Start: Fri, 7 November, 2014
Venue: Mezzanine Gallery
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street, Havant, PO9 1BS
Poppy-crop
2014 marks 100 years since the beginning of the First World War. On this remembrance weekend The Spring invites everyone in our local community to come together to commemorate this most terrible, yet important part of our not so... Read more…
Start: Sat, 8 November, 2014 10:00 am
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom

‘What a Smasher’ – Saucy Postcards by Donald McGill

Mon, 1 December, 2014 – Sat, 31 January, 2015

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Saucy Postcards by Donald McGill This collection holds many rare, original and wonderfully saucy postcards by witty cartoonist Donald McGill. Donald was a graphic artist whose naughty images often landed him in trouble; From 1905 onwards, he created colour... Read more…
Start: Mon, 1 December, 2014
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Anzac assault
A talk by Michael Forrest In the Langstone Room Michael Forrest is the author of The Defence of the Dardanelles: from Bombards to Battleships, a book about the Gallipoli Campaign. In tonight’s talk he will give a detailed description... Read more…
Start: Thu, 22 January, 2015 7:45 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: £5
Overlord-Embroidery-Talk_web
A talk by Andrew Whitmarsh In the Langstone Room The 272ft long Overlord Embroidery depicts the events of the 1944 landings at Normandy during the Second World War. The story of this vast embroidery, which can be seen on... Read more…
Start: Thu, 26 February, 2015 7:45 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: £5
Dr Kate Williams
Historian, award winning author and broadcaster Kate Williams gives this fascinating and revealing talk on one of history’s greatest love affairs – between Admiral Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton, a woman with a scandalous past. 2015 marks the bicentennial... Read more…
Start: Thu, 5 March, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: £12.50, £11.25 concessions
Genealogy Tree
A talk by Christine Russell In the Langstone Room There has been a renewed interest in genealogy recently and for many of us thinking of setting out on this journey to find our ancestors the question will be “Where... Read more…
Start: Thu, 12 March, 2015 7:45 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: £5
Dr-Sam-Willis
Dr Sam Willis is one of the world’s leading authorities on maritime and naval history. Author, academic and TV presenter Sam is well recognised for his numerous TV appearances, including BBC2’s recent Operation Grand Canyon. Upon Napoleon’s death, the... Read more…
Start: Thu, 16 April, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: £12.50, £11.25 concessions

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