The WW1 Remembrance Centre can be found at Fort Widley, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO4 3LS. Our telephone number is 02392 798751.

The centre is run predominantly by volunteers and is usually open on wednesday, saturday and sunday. When you intend to visit the centre, visit tellthemradio to find out when we are open.

Sunday, 24 January 2016

World War One: An Introduction

On the 25th Feb we are holding an informal event at the Groundlings Theatre, at Curzon Howe Road, Portsmouth. PO1 3BS.

A talk as part of a series, presented by Charles Haskell, Director of The World War One Remembrance Centre. Illustrated with artefacts from the centres hands on collection.

Using artefacts, Charles brings the stories "To Life" describing uses of equipment. He will also tell stories of the bravery and sometimes foolishness surrounding the actions of the men and women during the time.

Generally aimed at those above 14 Years of Age, with an interest in the subject. Towards the end of event, there will be an opportunity for a Q/A session with Charles. Booking is essential.

Tickets £7.50

To book, Please call the Box Office on 02392737370




Saturday, 17 October 2015

Remembrance Sunday

We are holding a Remembrance service at the WW1 Remembrance Centre on Sunday 8th Nov from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, this will include the remembrance service and a wander round the museum for those of you who would like to see our extensive collection of exhibits.

Entry to the Remembrance Centre will be free on this occasion.

There will be hot dogs and soup available for a donation towards the running costs of the centre

Music will be provided by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Army Cadet Force Band and
Ms Janet Beale.

Come and join us, we would love to see you.

The wall hanging (above) is one of our donated exhibits, donated by the grandmother of one of the school children who has visited the WW1 Remembrance centre.

Saturday, 10 October 2015

The Centre

The WW1 Remembrance Centre can be found at Fort Widley, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO4 3LS.  Our telephone number is 02392 798751.

The Remembrance Centre has an extensive timeline of the First World War, a memorial area and a walk-through trench system with display rooms and corridors.  The displays have real artefacts and reproduction exhibits.

The centre is run predominantly by volunteers and is usually open on wednesday, saturday and sunday.  When you intend to visit the centre, visit tellthemradio to find out when we are open.