Christmas wreath making workshop success!

The Christmas Wreath making workshop was organised by the Havant Civic Society and held on Friday 7th at St Faith's Church, a beautiful  and welcoming venue. All proceeds were donated to the fund for restoring the historic banner depicting St Faith which is currently at the London School of needlework for assessment. Hilary Deadman gave … Continue reading Christmas wreath making workshop success!

St Lucy’s Day Lantern Procession and Carols at the Gazebo

Havant Civic Society and St Faith's Church Lantern Procession and Carols on St Lucy's Day, Thursday 13th December at 6.00pm. Meet at the Pallant House, behind Waitrose, then walk by lantern light to the Gazebo Garden for carols followed by refreshments. Everyone Welcome Please bring a lantern Download our St Lucy's day poster to print and … Continue reading St Lucy’s Day Lantern Procession and Carols at the Gazebo

June 23rd celebrations in Havant

Saturday June 23rd was a day to remember in Havant, not just for us local residents, but also for two young residents of Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.  Tom (aged 5) and William (aged 3) landed at Heathrow at 7:00 am with their journalist mum ( a Fairfield School pupil from the era of Mrs. … Continue reading June 23rd celebrations in Havant

Historic England – Map search for listed buildings

Historic England have an online interactive map which provides a quick way into the nation's archive of historic buildings: Open this link, which takes you to Historic England’s interactive map: Type 'Havant', or your postcode,  into the box at the top left and click on the blue symbol Click on Havant, Havant, Hampshire On the … Continue reading Historic England – Map search for listed buildings

Making Space

Not quite in the town centre, but well worth a visit  is the Making Space studio site in Bishopstoke Road, Leigh Park. A number of well known and established Hampshire and Sussex artists and craft experts run courses at Making Space and the seven small studios on the site are rented out to local artists who are … Continue reading Making Space

Havant History Group

Havant Civic Society is not allied to any other group or organisation, but some of our aims overlap to some extent with those of The Museum; several of our members already belong to Friends of Havant Museum or the local history group.  I am attaching information about these groups in case they are of interest … Continue reading Havant History Group