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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.

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Saturday, 11th June — Broadcasting Memories
by John Pitman
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BOOK SALE

The Society is holding a book sale at the Mercantile Flea in West End Road from May 23rd to 28th. Come and browse to pick up a bargain.


BLHS JUBILEE PARTY

BLHS are holding a Jubilee Party in conjunction with the Bitterne United Reformed Church.

Members and their families are welcome but tickets must be requested beforehand by phone

023 80431067


JUBILEE BANK HOLIDAY CLOSURE

Our Shop and Heritage Centre will be closed for the bank holiday days and Jubilee weekend on Thursday 2nd, Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th June.


LION CUP HISTORY COMPETITION OPEN

The Bitterne Local History Society’s local history writing competition is now open for 2022. For further details please have a look HERE, the Rules, Entry Form and past winners are all on that page.


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Bert Warne Award by Ian Abrahams

Do You Remember Henri Argouarch? by Peter Jones

Bitterne Boy: Childhood by Barrie England

My National Service by Jim Browne

As well as our regular features

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Books

This is a very short selection of all those available, more books are available on our Online Sales page

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