Open Day poster – Nov 2 at The Spring, East Street, Havant

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 land at North Hayling. These can be seen on the mezzanine in the Heritage Centre. These will be exhibited until 8th November.

Heritage area

A large cabinet displaying Hayling Billy items on long-term loan by Hampshire Museums Service and a wall mounted mechanical representation of the Hayling Billy which is always a favourite of children. They love to wind the handle to take the Hayling Billy from Havant to Hayling Island.

Booking Office Area

Glass cabinets containing items kindly donated by the public. These include fine-scale models of the Victorian locomotives and carriages that worked the line up to closure in 1963 (kindly presented by members of the Brighton Circle). A 5″ gauge working steam locomotive (now retired) built by Roger Nash’s father.

HB50 Memorabilia (Postcards, Mugs and Moneyboxes) are available for sale.

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  • Langstonian 30 October, 2013, 9:20 am

    Scroll right down for the full exciting programme, which includes two free talks, a new film of Hayling Memories, a playet at 12.30, a tea dance and exhibitions of model trains and the Langstone train ferry to the IOW. Lots for the children to do as well. ALL FREE.

    Also – fantastic train mugs, money boxes, large range of new postcards and two new local railway booklets on sale.

    http://www.thespring.co.uk/events/hayling-billy-line-open-day/