The D-Day Museum is hosting a series of Wednesday afternoon talks at Portsmouth City Museum relating to life during the Second World War; including Portsmouth's preparations for the Blitz, the life of a wartime housewife, and the role played by Southwick House in the planning of D-Day.

  • 20 September - The Ill-Prepared City: Portsmouth before the Blitz
  • 27 September - Quakers at War
  • 4 October - D-Day & Southwick House
  • 22 November - Keep it in the Family
  • 29 November - The Hampshire Fire Service & World War Two
  • 6 December - Put Your Best Face Forward
  • 17 January  - The Royal Observer Corps during the Second World War

All talks are Wednesday afternoons from 2pm to 3pm in the Activities Room at Portsmouth City Museum.

There is also information on Heritage Lottery Funded transformation of the D-Day Museum  ahead of its reopening in 2018.

Tickets must be booked in advance. Admission is £5 per adult, £4 concessions and tickets must be booked in advance by contacting MuseumsGeneralOffice@Portsmouthcc.gov.uk  or calling 02392 834779.

For more information visit the D-Day Museum website.