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Birdwatcher’s Notes: January

A few birds noted at end Jan:

There is a lot more wildfowl about now which is good.

Brent Goose – still good numbers around 750+

Shelduck – 50+

Wigeon – 80+

Pintail – 50+ – very good numbers for here.

Eider – 1 pr in river entrance (usual pair)

Goldeneye – 1 female in river.

Red Breasted Merg – 24 counted in various […]

By |February 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Castle featured in Hampshire Life magazine

Hurst Castle is featured in a three page article in the September issue of the Hampshire Life magazine.

By |September 8th, 2015|0 Comments

Concert by Swedish folk singer Sofie Livebrant at Hurst

Swedish ‘songcatcher’ Sofie Livebrant and her musicians Lisa Eriksson Langbacka and Hal Parfitt Murray entertained us with a memorable performance on Wednesday 22nd July 2015 in the Garrison Theatre. As part of Sofie’s Lighthouse Stories tour, the event included storytelling, as well as a short presentation by Patricia Gumbrell about her life as a lighthouse keeper’s daughter. […]

By |July 14th, 2015|0 Comments

Hurst Point Lighthouse in Purple Lighting

In support of the Stroke Association Awareness Month, Hurst Point Lighthouse was bathed in purple light on the evening of May 18th. The event was a great success and raised over £1000 for the Stroke Association.

For more information:
Stroke Association Event

By |May 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Opening of World War 1 Display Room

Monday 4th May 2015

The newly-commissioned World War 1 Display Room situated in the East Wing of the castle was opened officially by Mr Chris Hobby at 1.00pm on Monday, 4th May 2015.

The opening ceremony was followed by a talk by Chris Hobby and Bob Braid, entitled ‘Milford on Sea and the surrounding area during the […]

By |April 19th, 2015|0 Comments