Above: Postcard view of Bitterne High Street looking West, Lion Place on the left with Red Lion visible beyond, circa 1895.
From the BLHS collection.
Woolston Floating Bridge
Growing up in the 1950s and 1960s by Bob Smith
Saturday, 10 Februaary
Our new interactive map is now online – have a look and let us know what you think.
New items being currently added Monuments & Memorials
BLHS Calendar 2024
The Bitterne 2024 Calendar is still available. It has the title Bitterne Shops of Yesteryear.
The Calendar has a month to a page and is an A4 wire-bound style.
On each page there is a photograph of bygone Bitterne and the calendar with important dates – including the subject of all out Monthly Meetings.
The Calendar will be available at our Meetings and Shop for £3.00 or you can buy online here for £5.70 postage paid.
Latest Issue Contents
Gusters Fire by Ian Abrahams
Jellyfish with Poached Egg by Peter Taylor
‘First Aid in English’ by Leo Macham
Bitterne Library by Ian Abrahams
Memories of Thornhill: Part 2 by Elly Babbedge
Ladies Cricket Match by Peter Jones
Old Trades and Occupations: ‘C’ by Jim Brown
As well as our regular features
This is a very short selection of all those available, more books are available on our Online Sales page