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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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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

‘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

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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