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Local History Groups
Bursledon Rights of Way & Amenities Preservation Group Tel. 023 8040 3311
Hampshire & IOW Trust Tel 01489 774400
Illustrated Talks Tel 023 8026 6786
Ramblers’ Association (Eastleigh)
Hamble Valley and Eastleigh Heritage Walks
For more information visit www.hamblevalleyheritage.co.uk/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 8th July 2012 at 2pm - The Ruins and Romance of Netley Abbey
Always popular, visit the English Heritage owned ancient ruins and take a short walk which is full of ditties around the site of a once thriving monastic community. Limited parking available on site, if full park in Abbey Hall car park 100 yards to east opposite Grange Road junction.
Location: Entrance to the abbey ruins, Abbey Hill, Netley.
Sunday 15th July 2012 at 2pm - Byegone Bishopstoke
East of Eastleigh town, old Bishopstoke alongside the River Itchen is steeped in history.
Discover more on this meander around the area.
Location: Bishopstoke Road playing fields car park, adjacent to the Itchen Navigation, SO50 6LA (map showing where to go) Price: £2
Sunday 22nd July 2012 at 2pm - Eastleigh town - Earth, Fire and Water
An interesting title, come along and find out more about different aspects of transport related to Eastleigh town area.
Location: Outside Eastleigh Railway station, Southampton Road, Eastleigh, SO50 4FL (map showing where to go)
Sunday 29th July 2012 at 2pm - Hamble at War
The location of Hamble at the mouth of Southampton Water has given it a vital defensive role over the centuries. Join this walk to learn more of the military and wartime activities in different campaigns.
Location: Adjacent to bus stop, Hamble square, High Street, Hamble., SO31 4LS (map showing where to go)
For details of free activities at libraries around the borough Tel 0845 6035631
LOCAL HISTORY GROUPS
Bishopstoke Tel 023 8061 7481
Bursledon Tel 023 8040 4203
Eastleigh & District Tel 023 8061 3294
Hamble Tel 07939 626817
Hound Tel 023 8045 2297
West End Tel 023 8047 1886
Eastleigh Museum Tel 023 8064 3026
25 High Street Eastleigh SO50 5LF
Open Monday-Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 10am-2pm
Discover Eastleigh’s past, and meet Mr and Mrs Brown, a local locomotive engine driver and his wife in their 1930’s kitchen. There is always something new to see at Eastleigh Museum, with a regularly changing programme of special exhibitions, workshops, talks and events, plus family friendly activities. Now run in an innovative partnership with Hampshire County Council, Eastleigh Borough Council and One Community, the museum offers a warm welcome from One Community volunteers. The cafe serves a great choice of coffees, teas and hot chocolate, cold drinks and home-made cakes, plus seasonal specialities. The gift shop features locally made crafts, jewellery and books with an Eastleigh focus.
Friends of Eastleigh Museum Tel 023 8064 3026
West End Museum The Old Fire Station, High Street, West End. Open Saturdays 10am-4pm
Heritage Walks Tel 023 8061 8976 www.hamblevalleyheritage.co.uk/
Bishop’s Waltham Country Market, Jubilee Hall, Little Shore Lane, Fridays 9.30–11am Tel 01489 892710
Eastleigh Market Thursdays & Saturdays 9am–4pmTel 023 8068 8216
Hamble Village Market Fridays 10am Memorial Hall, High St
Little Pickles Market 07856 832095 www.littlepicklesmarkets.co.uk
Table Top Craft Fayre Wells Place Centre, Eastleigh 10am-12noon Last Saturday of month Tel 023 8026 3251
Eastleigh Lakeside Railway Tel 023 8061 2020 www.steamtrain.co.uk/
Royal Victoria Railway Tel 023 8045 6246 http://www.royalvictoriarailway.co.uk/
For details of women’s institutes in Hampshire Tel 01962 852721 or visit www.hampshirewi.org.uk/
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