Category Archives: Heritage

Stories of Asylum Exhibition

Join us at Gosport Heritage Open Days for an exhibition about how mental health care in Hampshire developed over the last century, based on research and memory sharing by local volunteers. You can also access a virtual exhibition that focuses … Continue reading

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Stories of Asylum during WW1

We’re hosting a second online launch event on Saturday 5 December at 10.30am. This is entitled ‘100 years of Mental Health Care in Hampshire’.Carolyn Barber will talk about the outcomes of our 2017 project and exhibition. Carolyn will be joined by Maggie Sawkins, … Continue reading

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History, health and hope

At the 11th hour of the 11th  day of the 11th month, the armistice was signed which formally ended hostilities of the First World War in 1918.  Remembrance Day is an opportunity to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth … Continue reading

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Fort Brockhurst hosts mental health heritage exhibition

Our exhibition of 100 Years of Mental Health Care in Hampshire had another outing as part of 5 days of Heritage Open Days in Gosport. Located in Fort Brockhurst, the exhibition proved a great success with visitors, many of whom … Continue reading

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Are You Interested in Hosting this Exhibition in 2018?

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100 Years of Mental Health Care in Hampshire – last chance to view exhibition

This exhibition is based on work carried out over the past year on the history of mental health care in Hampshire. Volunteers have been doing their own research, sharing memories, and collaborating in creative activities, including poetry, art and drama, … Continue reading

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New: Bringing Memories to Life Workshops

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What are your memories of mental health care?

As part of a mental health history project funded by the Heritage Lottery, our project group have created a short survey to begin gathering people’s memories of using or working in mental health services. We know there are some of … Continue reading

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Heritage project launches in February 2017

Interested in the history of local mental health care? Thanks to the Heritage Lottery, we’re launching a new programme to offer training in research skills alongside a focus on good mental health and wellbeing. Monthly workshops from March will support … Continue reading

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