Portchester Civic Society
in and around Portchester
and so much more... come and join!
Please browse the site for more info or come along to our next meeting.
As a Society we are involved in a number of environmental projects, with a number of our volunteers getting involved in some very glamorous jobs such as Litter Picking and Beachwatch along Portchester foreshore, meticulously recorded and weighed for the Marine Conservation Society to add to statistics from all around the country. Read more.
In order for our Society to achieve our objectives and to assist national and local societies to meet their more specific objectives, the Society is a member of the following groups: Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), Solent Protection Society and Hampshire Buildings Preservation Trust. Click here to find out more about joining us
Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and a grant from Fareham Borough Council, a group of Society members volunteered their time over a two year period to produce an Oral History of Portchester people's memories of the area. Over 60 residents, aged from 10 to over 90 years old, gave their recorded recollections of life in Portchester. Read more.