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Site last updated: 25 June 2017


Welcome to our website which should keep you abreast of all the Society’s news. The Provincial Society was established on 1 March 2003 and registered as a charity on 9 July 2004. Members receive a quarterly magazine and can attend special talks and events each year. The Society has published several books for the benefit of local transport historians. We work closely with the local bus company – First Hampshire & Dorset Ltd.

We hope you find some interesting features on our pages - just click on the ten icons below.

John Sherwin (Chairman)

Latest Society News




The Gallery

Gosport Discovery Centre 

May 6 - July 8

In conjunction with the Hampshire Cultural Trust, the Provincial Society is mounting an exhibition on Gosport Buses & Trams at Gosport Discovery Centre from May 6 - July 8.

Hampshire Cultural Trust

A display of buses and/or free bus rides will be available on Saturday's during the exhibition - see our event page for details

Gosport's Buses and Trams website - to view Click Here

We now accept payment by PayPal                                    FINAL FEW WEEKS of exhibtion - Bristol RE running on Saturday

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