The Historical Society and Heritage Centre work closely together to provide events relating to the history of the village and the surrounding area. All talks will be held in the Rowlands Castle Parish Hall at 7.30 pm. Entrance is free for members of the Historical Society and £5 for non-members. Membership of the Historical Society is £15. Contact the editor or firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to get involved or have any questions.
19 March 2024
Buster Crabbe – A Portsmouth Mystery
Chris Tonge tells the story of Navy Diver Buster Crabbe, who lived in the village, and the role he played in one of the most enduring mysteries of the Cold War
16 April 2024
Idsworth House – a History
Speaker to be confirmed
The history of Idsworth House, an estate which had a major impact on the village, from the beginnings in the ‘damp, dark valley’ to the move to the new house