This is an extract from The Spring website announcing the award at The Kings Theatre, Southsea. The exhibition ran from October 2013 to Decemeber 2013. The open day attracted almost 1000 visitors. A record for The Spring. Guide Awards - Best exhibition 2013
The Spring docs
Docs transferred from HB50 website – to be sorted
Just to say congratulations to all involved in setting up and running the hayling billy day. you all did yourself proud. regards dave pallett.
Don't miss this event. Lots for all the family. The HB50 exhibition is also open: Mezzanine Floor (rear of Heritage Centre) Alan Bell's model of the Langstone to IoW train ferry (kindly displayed by Hampshire Museums Service) and presentation of the birth of the railway concluding with wildlife at the nature reserves on ex railway [...]
I am very happy to announce that I have agreed a date (Dec 20) with the Museums Service to view Alan's model. It is to be temporarily taken out of storage and I shall be able to assess what is needed to display some of the baseboards at The Spring next year. I shall keep you [...]
Journey through time with 100 years of Hayling Billy History! Come along and join in the rail-way themed fun. This open day has something for everyone, whether you’re a railway enthusiast, a Billy Line fan, child or parent you are guaranteed a ‘chuffing’ good time! There’s an array of activities to interest, excite and inspire [...]
Topics covered will include the railway, the people who worked on the railway, the oysterbeds workings, wildlife etc. More later. The Spring Arts centre includes a cafeteria where drinks and food may be purchased. It is hoped to include the railway model of the Lanstone Isle of Wight ferry terminal, created by Alan Bell and now [...]