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TERRY’S BENCH

In August this year, one of our longest-serving and most popular volunteers, Terry Nash, unexpectedly passed away.Terry was a bubbly cheerful man with enthusiastic hands and heart. He took on so many projects in the museum that almost every electrically...

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HONOURING THE WW1 CENTENARY

In commemoration of the centenary of the end of the First World War, our Red Hat Knitters supported by friends and family, have been knitting and sewing poppies to decorate the front of the museum.  Over 700 poppies were made - our youngest contributors...

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DYING FOR A LAUGH

Our last event of the season closed last night after two sell-out performances of our Murder Mystery play, 'Death Under Pressure'. The play was the maiden performance of the company of actors known as the Museum Amateur Dramatics Group (or MAD for short)....

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SCUBA DIVER MAGAZINE HAS IT COVERED

Andrew Tonge, former submariner and a qualified technical diving instructor visited the museum recently and has written an article about the museum which has appeared in Scuba Diver Magazine. For a visitor's-eye-view of the museum, you can read the article...

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TREASURES OF HAMPSHIRE

The Museum took part in the 'Treasures of Hampshire' showcase in the Great Hall in Winchester on the 8th and 9th of September. It was so well attended we had almost no time to take photos of our many visitors. We also used it as an opportunity to show...

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We have a Winner!

The Gosport Community Lottery is up and away. The maiden draw was made on Saturday evening. The winning numbers were 259133. (You have to match the first or last 2-6 numbers in a row to win.) We are delighted to announce that one of our supporters was a...

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ON TOP OF THE WORLD

At 2pm on Monday 3rd September the team of divers led by Ginge Fullen made it to the top of Ben Nevis in record time. A team of divers made the 1350m climb in full standard dress (weights, copper helmet, boots and suit) starting with a dive in Loch Linnhe...

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FREE ENTRY ON 13TH & 14TH SEPTEMBER

September is the month of Gosport's Heritage Open Days programme. The Diving Museum will be participating in the Heritage Open Days Programme and entry to the museum will be free on Thursday 13th and Friday 14th September. (We will, of course, be open as...

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Recharging the Battery

Nestled at the western end of Stokes Bay is a Victorian military battery, now the home of The Diving Museum. It is the last remaining intact Battery of a line of Batteries which, together with a system of moats, provided a coastal defence along the length...

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