Meetings of Bitterne Local History Society are held on the second Saturday of each month (except August) at 7.00pm in Bitterne United Reformed Church (entrance in the Precinct, next to Bitterne Churchyard). Locate the Church using: Google Maps, OpenStreetMap.

Society news and notice of local meetings of historical interest are followed by talks on a variety of topics illustrated with slides, sometimes with related artefacts.

Members £1.00
Non Members £3.00


JANUARY Saturday 10th Southampton from Blitz to D-Day Jake Simpkin
FEBRUARY Saturday 14th Flying Enterprise and tug Turmoil (the heroic attempt to save a sinking ship in 1952) John Avery
MARCH Saturday 14th Bygone Bitterne slide show and talk Ian Abrahams
APRIL Saturday 11th Lawence before and after Arabia Colin van Geffen
MAY Saturday 09th Where is and What is that? (Secret haunts of Hampshire) Jill Daniels
JUNE Saturday 13th Getting started: Family History Les Mitchinson
JULY Saturday 11th All the Fun of the Fair (a History of Hampshire Showpeople) Alastair Arnott
AUGUST - No Meeting -
SEPTEMBER Saturday 12th AGM
OCTOBER Saturday 10th Violet's Titanic Escape Jane Glennie
NOVEMBER Saturday 14th Memories of the Great War Geoff Watts
DECEMBER Saturday 12th Southampton Ukulele Jam Live Music