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Event: Havant Past and Present
Mike Edwards opened his photographic business Michael Edwards Photography in the early 1950 s on West Street in Havant. Over the next few years, he took, many pictures of the area, capturing the essence of Havant in that era. Then in 2002, Mike revisited the locations of those original images, retaking the photographs to show the changes to the face of Havant over those many years. In this beautifully presented illustrated talk, you will see Havant as it was in the 50s and view and discuss the many changes that have taken place. Location: Havant Library on Tuesday 10 May at 7pm Tickets: £5 available at the library, through the booking line on 02392 484945 or online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop,. Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment.

Event: Flight: The Human Factor
As aircraft design became more sophisticated, enabling man to fly higher and faster, a new science emerged known as Aviation Medicine. This illustrated presentation looks at the work of the former RAF Institute of Aviation Medicine (lAM) and their colleagues at the Institute of Naval Medicine (INM). It features remarkable film clips which capture the extraordinary, brave, and sometimes amusing work of these experts and their early research and development of pilot safety and survivability. Location: Fareham Library on Wednesday 11 May at 7pm Tickets: £5 available at the library, through the booking line on 01329 284902 or online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop,. Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment.

Event: Alton Fringe Theatre presents TS Eliot The Waste Land
A rare opportunity to hear one of the 20th century's most famous and controversial poems, followed by an informal discussion. Location: Petersfield Library on Thursday 12 May at 7.30pm. Tickets: £7 (including refreshments) available at the library, through the booking line on 01730 267806 or online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop. Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment.

Event: The Royal Dockyard: Building the Nation's Ships of War
Join author Philip MacDougall and discover the history of our Royal Dockyards. Once the largest civil employer in the world, the Royal Dockyards built and repaired the ship's that secured Britain's power throughout the world. Concentrating on Portsmouth, but not forgetting the other six yards, Philip will explore the intricacies and idiosyncrasies of working in the yard and tell the story of the great race between Portsmouth and Chatham to launch the first of a new class of battleships. Location: Waterlooville Library on : Thursday 12 May at 7.30pm.Tickets: £5 available at the library, through the booking line on 02392 252608 or online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop. Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment.

Event: Conan Doyle and the Mysterious World of Light
Join author Matt Wingett as he looks at how the creator of Sherlock Holmes came to believe in ghosts whilst living in Portsmouth - and how he then went on to lead the Spiritualist movement. Location: Portchester Library on Monday 16 May at 6pm. Tickets: £5 available at the library, through the booking line on 01329 370021 or online at www.hants.qov.uk/shop. Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment.

Posted on Wed, May 04 2016