Events

  • Date: Sun, 22/09/2019 -
    11:30am to 2:30pm

    Come along for a Heritage Open Day at Explosion Museum as The Provincial Society showcase a range of heritage buses which used to travel around the Gosport area between 1940 and 2000.

    The Provincial Society present a static display of heritage (Gosport & Fareham) Provincial buses in the Explosion Museum Car Park. Climb on board and explore them. Talk to the owner/drivers about the history of the buses and how they preserve Provincial's heritage.

  • Date: Sun, 13/10/2019 -
    11:30am to 2:30pm

    Ride and Fire with The Provincial Society

    Location: Explosion Museum, Gosport

    Come along for Ride and Fire with The Provincial Society at Explosion Museum as they showcase a range of heritage buses which used to travel around the Gosport area between 1940 and 2000. Heritage buses will be picking up riders at 11.30am, 12:30pm, 13:30pm and 14:30pm from coach bay 3 at Gosport Bus Station then travelling to Explosion Museum.

  • Date:
    Fri, 18/10/2019 - 7:00pm to Fri, 25/10/2019 - 11:30pm

    Trafalgar Night

    Location: HMS Victory, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard 

    Commemorate Nelson’s famous victory by joining us for this traditional naval evening onboard HMS Victory on Friday 18 October, Saturday 19 October and Friday 25 October, Nelson’s flagship; best known for her role in the Battle of Trafalgar.

  • Date: Fri, 08/11/2019 -
    7:00pm to 11:45pm

    Pickle Night

    Location: HMS Warrior, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    “Sir we have won a great victory, but we have lost Lord Nelson!”

    Join us to celebrate the arrival of the HMS Pickle bringing news of the great victory of Trafalgar and the great loss of Admiral Lord Nelson. Enjoy a hearty meal whilst listening to Vice Admiral Collingwood’s dispatches regailing the tales of the battle, and the sorrow of Lord Nelson’s death.

  • Date:
    Fri, 29/11/2019 - 10:30am to Sun, 01/12/2019 - 5:30pm

    Festival of Christmas 2019

    Location: Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    Join us for our 20th anniversary extravaganza at the Festival of Christmas 2019 as you meet classic characters from the past. Travel back in time to a bygone era, where snowy streets welcome you to a world of festive cheer, as you enjoy one of the south’s finest Christmas festivals. Tickets are now available to purchase online for the 2019 christmas event but at 2018 prices.

  • Date: Fri, 06/12/2019 -
    6:30pm to 11:30pm

    Glitz and Glamour

    Location: Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower

    Kick off your Christmas in style & dance the night away to the amazing Singer Rachael Hawnt as seen on BBC 1’s All together Now. The 18th century powder magazine with walls up to 8ft think, arching brickwork & Victorian wooden floors, is the perfect place to party. Tickets are £47.50 per person and include: 

  • Date:
    Fri, 06/12/2019 - 7:00pm to Fri, 20/12/2019 - 11:30pm

    Baubles and Buccaneers

    Location: HMS Warrior, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    Get your dancing shoes and your best pirate party outfit (if you want) for the ultimate themed Christmas party onboard HMS Warrior. Join us on Friday 6 December, Saturday 7 December, Saturday 14 December and Friday 20 December.

    Our special baubles and buccaneers event is perfect for your work's Christmas party or group as you step onboard Queen Victoria's favourite ship. 

  • Date:
    Sat, 07/12/2019 - 6:30pm to Fri, 13/12/2019 - 11:30pm

    Christmas Cocktail Party

    Location: Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower

    Celebrate the festive season in style at our special Christmas Cocktail Party night at Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower on Saturday 7 December and Friday 13 December. Get an expertly-made cocktail with our resident mixologist as you party the night away with classic hits and Christmas favourites with our DJ. Perfect for Christmas parties or group celebrations, enjoy our shared party night and make it a night to remember.

    The package includes:

  • Date: Sat, 14/12/2019 -
    6:30pm to 11:30pm

    Christmas 80's Night

    Location: Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower

    Join us on Saturday 14 December for the ultimate big band night at Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower in Gosport. Dig out those leg warmers and get your glow sticks ready as you start your winter off with a party to remember. The event costs £52.00 per person and includes:

HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands