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Forthcoming Events at Portsmouth City Museum

Wednesday 20th September

The Ill-Prepared City: Portsmouth Before the Blitz

A talk by Philip MacDougall on how Portsmouth was prepared for the Second World War, including the Dockyard, civil defence, evacuation, fire services, etc.

£5 per person, £4 concessions, Tickets must be booked and paid for in advance, 023 9283 4737.

2pm-3pm

 

Wednesday 27 September

Quakers at War

A talk by Dr. Frances Hurd on the Quakers during the Second World War, and why they were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

£5 per person, £4 concessions. Tickets must be booked and paid for in advance, 023 9283 4737.

2pm-3pm

 

Wednesday 4th October

Southwick House and D-Day

Join Richard Callaghan, Curator of the Royal Military Police Museum, as he explores the role that Southwick House in Hampshire played on D-Day.

£5 per person, £4 concessions. Tickets must be booked and paid for in advance, 023 9283 4737.

2pm-3pm

 

Wednesday 22nd November

Keep it in the Family

A talk by Heather Wylde on her uncle, who went missing during the Second World War, her research on his experiences, and upcoming book.

£5 per person, £4 concessions. Tickets must be booked and paid for in advance. 023 9283 4737.

2pm-3pm

 

Wednesday 29th November

The Hampshire Fire Service during the Second World War

A talk by the Hampshire Fire Service archivist Alan House on the work the fire service undertook during the Second World War and their links to D-Day

£5 per person, £4 concessions. Tickets must be booked and paid for in advance. 023 9283 4737.

2pm-3pm

 

Wednesday 6th December

Put Your Best Face Forward

A talk by Jane Glennie on the experiences of a wartime housewife

£5 per person, £4 concessions. Tickets must be booked and paid for in advance. 023 9283 4737.

2pm-3pm

 

Wednesday 17th January

The Royal Observer Corps during the Second World War

A talk by Neville Cullingford on the history of the Royal Observer Corps and their activity during the Second World War

£5 per person, £4 concessions. Tickets must be booked and paid for in advance. 023 9283 4737.

2pm-3pm

Please also see our list of events here


Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Details are correct at time of upload. Every effort will be made to keep this site up-to-date but Portsmouth City Council reserves the right to make changes to the programme in the event of unforeseen circumstances. Tel: 023 9282 6722 

For details of events at Portsmouth Museum, and others at all our museum sites, please click here.

Details are correct at the time of upload.  Every effort will be made to keep this site up-to-date but Portsmouth City Council reserves the right to make changes to the programmes in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

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