Meetings & Events


Meetings of Bitterne Local History Society are held on the second Saturday of each month at 7.00 pm in Bitterne United Reformed Church (entrance in the Precinct, next to Bitterne Churchyard) above Iceland.

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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

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2023 Meetings

July Saturday 8thSeaside Postcards (Comedy and social comment in wars and peace) — Further DetailsCommander Martin Marks OBE
August Saturday 13th No Meeting
SeptemberSaturday 9thWilliam Cobbett’s Botley — Further DetailsGeoff Watts
OctoberSaturday 14th AGM + Bygone Bitterne — papers for the AGM will follow at a later dateIan Abrahams
NovemberSaturday 11thBattle of Britain 1940 — Further DetailsDavid Russell
DecemberSaturday 9thPantomime and the Role of the Dame — Further DetailsJohn Pitman

2024 Meetings

January Saturday 13thTHE HIND LEG OF A DONKEY: Growing up in the 1950s and 60sBob Smith
FebruarySaturday 10th WOOLSTON FLOATING BRIDGE Stephen Hoadley
MarchSaturday 9thGUEST NIGHT – BYGONE BITTERNE (Slide Show) Ian Abrahams
AprilSaturday 13th NETLEY, YANKS AND THE D-DAY LANDINGS: The work of the US Medical Services at Netley in 1944Ursula Andrews
JuneSaturday 8thSAVING THE NEW FOREST: the history, ecology, commercial pressures and the future of The New ForestRoger Burfitt

2023 Events

JulySaturday 22thTrifest — Free festival on Cobden Meadows, 12.00-7.00 pm — Further Details
SeptemberSaturday 16thHeritage Open Day — Our Heritage Centre will be open from 10.00 to 16.00
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