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Local History 2

Although this group is full, there is another group like this that has vacancies

This group started in April 2013


Various places of interest

Meeting Time

Monthly Third Thursday
2pm - 4pm

Group Co-ordinator

Mary Reed

Contact Via:

Group Liaison (Kevin Stock)
023 9217 9298
Or email via our contacts page

Members of Local History Group 2 enjoy talks on Local History topics and visits to places of historical interest within a rough 25 mile radius. It is a very friendly group of people who get together for tea and cakes after each visit.

Local History Programme 2021

19 Jan – Zoom talk by Andy Skinner  A History of Southampton in Buildings

16 Feb – Zoom talk by Matt Wingett  Portsmouth - A pictorial History 

16 March Zoom talk by Sean Cullen– Hollycombe Steam Museum - History and current developments 

20 April - Zoom talk by Brian Margetson –Ghosts, Royals and Ferrymen     

18 May – Zoom talk by Andy Skinner The Southampton Blitz 

15 June- Zoom talk by Neil Littleales “Who the hell is Arthur?” 

15 July - A walk and talk on the “History and Wildlife of Hilsea Lines”

19 Aug– Visit to The Elms and a walk around the old village of Bedhampton.

16 Sept- A Guided Walk around Staunton Park

19 Oct   Zoom talk by Angela Mukhopadhyay “First Fleet of Convict Ships to Australia from Portsmouth”

16 Nov Zoom Talk by Vivien Morgan on “Cross-dressed to Kill – Women who went to War, Disguised as Men”

14 Dec Christmas Newsletter


NB Zoom talks are open to all Local History Groups.

See photos and reviews of our events by clicking a year









Read our Review of our first year by clicking here