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Book Group: The Pearl by John Steinbeck Our second season of Book Groups starts with discussion about The Pearl by John Steinbeck. Facilitated by The Spring’s Director Sophie Fullerlove this is a chance to come and talk about American classic... Read more…
Start: Thu, 18 September, 2014 7:15 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: £5. £12 if booking all three at once
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Charles Haskell will be exploring the role of women in the First World War. Women played a vital role in the War allowing men to fight the enemy. Local historian, battlefield guide and broadcaster Charles Haskell will talk about... Read more…
Start: Thu, 25 September, 2014 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
reg-warneforde
The very bizarre story of one of our pilots in the First World War and how he brought down an enemy Airship Talk by local historian, battlefield guide and broadcaster Charles Haskell Charles has been a regular visitor to... Read more…
Start: Wed, 1 October, 2014 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
harry-haines
At 95 years old, Harry Haines, much lauded  as the Miner Poet in the 1950s, is still writing and publishing his work.  A chance to hear him interviewed about his fascinating life and work, interspersed with readings from his... Read more…
Start: Sat, 4 October, 2014 2:45 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: £6, £5.40 concessions
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Kate Colquhoun’s non-fiction titles have been short-listed for the Duff Cooper Prize 2004 and long-listed for the Samuel Johnson Prize 2003. As well as writing for several newspapers and magazines, she appears regularly on national radio and television. Kate... Read more…
Start: Sat, 4 October, 2014 2:45 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: £4.50, £4 Concession
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We are delighted to have Dave Arthur, a hugely knowledgeable and much celebrated folklorist with us for this weekend. Dave tells the magical folk stories, interspersed with songs and tunes, of old England and the Appalachian mountains of America.... Read more…
Start: Sat, 4 October, 2014 2:45 pm
Venue: The Gazebo Garden
Address:
Havant, United Kingdom
Cost: £5, Children Free
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The evening starts with a burst of mad, bad and daft-to-know versification from Merlynda, music hall expert and the mistress of the comic monologue. Main act is the ever popular former host of Folk on Two and comic polymath,... Read more…
Start: Sat, 4 October, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bosmere School
Address:
South Street, Havant, United Kingdom
Cost: £8.00, £7.20 Concession
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More fascinating folk tales and songs from the master of this art, Dave Arthur. Suitable for all from 7 to 107. Read more…
Start: Sun, 5 October, 2014 11:00 am
Venue: The Gazebo Garden
Address:
Havant, United Kingdom
Cost: £5, Children Free
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Dr Ben Drew, senior lecturer in English at the University of Portsmouth, sets the scene for our exploration of 18th Century English Literature, showing how the advent of modern capitalism drove the changes in English culture and were reflected... Read more…
Start: Mon, 6 October, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Havant College
Cost: £4, £3.50 concessions
Shakespeare
A return visit to the Festival from the very popular lecturer, Dr Duncan Salkeld, Reader in Shakespeare at the University of Chichester. Duncan will share some of his recent research on the records of Shakespeare, The King’s Men and... Read more…
Start: Mon, 6 October, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Havant College
Cost: £4, £3.50 Concession

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