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‘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

These Stories of Old Stones

Mon, 12 January, 2015 – Wed, 1 April, 2015

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Mon 12 Jan (prev. 10 Jan) – Wed 1 April Josephine Payter Become immersed in and inspired by the long ago world of castles, chivalry, maidens and knights.The old stones of castles, forts and grand houses hold within them... Read more…
Start: Mon, 12 January, 2015
Venue: Mezzanine Gallery
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street, Havant, PO9 1BS

Beetles, Bugs and Minibeasts

Sun, 1 February, 2015 – Thu, 26 March, 2015

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Thursday 1 February – Thursday 26 March Becky Dunn Exhibiting some of the dead beetles, bugs and minibeasts collected by artist and local resident Becky Dunn over the last 30 years. Each one has been identified and carefully boxed... Read more…
Start: Sun, 1 February, 2015
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
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

Pass it On: Our History, Your Heritage

Sat, 4 April, 2015 – Sat, 27 June, 2015

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Chichester Festival theatre exhibition
Sat 4 April – Sat 27 June Chichester Festival Theatre A revealing collection from the archives of Chichester Festival Theatre that allows for a unique insight into the venue’s past. And what a rich heritage this innovative Grade II... Read more…
Start: Sat, 4 April, 2015
Venue: Mezzanine Gallery
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street, Havant, PO9 1BS

Sir Henry Bradwardine Jackson

Mon, 6 April, 2015 – Thu, 25 June, 2015

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Sir Henry Bradwardine Jackson
ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET Monday 6 April – Thursday 25 June Richard Richards This local collection reflects a man who played an important role in the battles of Gallipoli and Jutland. Sir Henry Bradwardine Jackson (1855 – 1929) was... Read more…
Start: Mon, 6 April, 2015
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
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

Roman Havant

Thu, 23 April, 2015

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In the Langstone Room A talk by Dr Hannah Fluck Dr Hannah Fluck will be returning to The Spring to continue the story of the Romans in Havant and to give an update on the Roman investigations in the... Read more…
Start: Thu, 23 April, 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

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