May days

1976

Dawn

HMS Victory

The day

Coach and Horses (Hilsea)

Evening

George (Cosham), The Churchillian

1977

Dawn

Southsea castle

Breakfast

Bob Booth’s

The day

Cathedral, Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Spotted Cow (Cowplain)

1978

Dawn

Hot Walls

Breakfast

Brian Read’s

The day

A submarine, The Railway Arms(Gosport)

Evening

Railway Folk Club

1979

Dawn

Portsdown Hill (near the Churchillian)

Breakfast

Bob Booth’s

Evening

Railway Folk Club

1980

Dawn

Guildhall Square

Breakfast

Eastney Barracks

1981

Dawn

Tricorn car park (top storey)

Breakfast

Ron Fidler’s

The day

Havant

Evening

Harvest Home (Denmead)

1982

Dawn

Portchester castle

Breakfast

Brian Heal’s

The day

Fareham, Emsworth

1983

Dawn

Rudmore roundabout

Breakfast

Brian Heal’s

The day

Titchfield, Hill Head, Lee-on-Solent, Southsea brewery

Evening

Still and West

1984

Dawn

Hilsea

Breakfast

Jake Sawyer’s

The day

Lee-on-Solent, Fareham, Portchester precinct

Tea

Lynn and Barry’s

Evening

Chairmakers, Harvest Home (Denmead)

1985

Dawn

Hog’s Lodge

Breakfast

Hog’s Lodge

The day

Havant, Highbury Tech., George (East Meon)

Tea

Peter Clark’s

Evening

Queen’s Head (Sheet)

1986

Dawn

Hog’s Lodge

Breakfast

Hog’s Lodge

The day

HMS Victory, Highbury Tech., George (East Meon)

Tea

Alan and Shirley’s

Evening

Still and West

1987

Dawn

The funfair, Southsea

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Commmercial Rd, Highbury Tech., George (East Meon)

Tea

Derek and Trix’s

Evening

Still and West

1988

Dawn

Hovercraft terminal

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

HMS Warrior, HMS Victory, Hot Walls, Traveller’s Rest (Newtown)

Tea

Roger and Una’s

Evening

Still and West

1989

Dawn

Hayling ferry terminal

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Hot Walls, St. Mary’s Church, Traveller’s Rest (Newtown)

Evening

Bridge Tavern

1990

Dawn

Guildhall Square

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Governor’s Green, Hard, HMS Jupiter, Traveller’s Rest (Newtown)

Evening

Point

1991

Dawn

Port Solent

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Commercial Road, Horndean, Petersfield

Tea

Pete and Marion’s

Evening

Point

1992

Dawn

Nelson’s Monument

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Square Tower, Buckingham, Royal Standard, Fernhurst School (Rutland), Highbury College, Ship and Bell, Drum, Westbourne, American Bars

Evening

Pembroke

1993

Dawn

Southsea Castle

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

(a cycling tour) Commercial Road, Taswell Arms, Wine Vaults, South Parade Pier, The Parade, Point

Evening

Pembroke

1994

Dawn

Harbour station

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Cathedral, Point, White Horse (Priors Dean), QE Country Park,

Evening

Red, White and Blue, Dolphin, Saluting platform, Pembroke

1995

Dawn

Harbour station

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Five Bells-Buriton

Evening

Wellington, Pembroke

1996

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

American

The day

(cycling tour) Royal Standard, Red White and Blue, Artillery Arms, Albert Road

Evening

Wellington, Pembroke, American

1997

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

American

The day

Royal Standard, Compton, Elstead Marsh, Ship (Langstone)

Evening

American, Pembroke

1998

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Black Dog (North Mundham), Bull’s Head (Fishbourne)

Evening

1999

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Off the rails tour – American Bar, train from Harbour to Town, Ruby’s, train to Hilsea, Marconi Social Club, train to Bedhampton, walk to Havant via Prince of Wales, Parchment Makers, train to Petersfield, Square Brewery to Rowlands Castle, Castle, train to Havant, Robin Hood.

Evening

Pembroke, Florence Arms.

2000

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Vintage

Evening

Sallyport

2001

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Cycling – Ruby’s, Wine Vaults, Florence, Diamond, Balti

Evening

Fifth Hants

2002

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Ruby’s, Travellers Rest, Rising Sun (Swanmore), Brewery Bar (Botley), Elm Tree (Swanwick)

Evening

Point, Pembroke

2003

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Ruby’s, Victoria (West Marden), Coach and Horses (Compton), Royal Oak, White Hart (South Harting)

Tea

Uppark

Evening

Point, Pembroke

2004

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Ruby’s, Black Dog (Waltham Chase), Fort Nelson, Travellers Rest, Sam’s Rest

Evening

Point, Pembroke

2005 (with Knockhundred)

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Spread Eagle, Liss, Rising Sun, Milland, White Horse, South Harting, Petersfield Square

Evening

Point, Pembroke

2006 (with Knockhundred)

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Doubledecker to Isle of Wight, Haven Street (with Men of Wight), Train

Evening

2007

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Spinnaker Tower, Tichborne Arms, Milestones museum, Royal Oak (Lasham), Selborne Arms (Selborne)

Evening

Point, Pembroke

2008

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Admiral Drake (Portsmouth), Fox and Hounds (Funtingdon), Gribble (Oving), Tangmere museum, Fox Goes Free (Singleton), Spotted Cow (Chichester), Four Chesnuts (Chichester)

Evening

Pembroke

2009

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Admiral Drake (Portsmouth), Green Dragon (Cadnam), Royal Oak (Fritham), High Corner Inn, Samuel’s Rest (Shedfield)

Evening

Pembroke

2010

Dawn

Southsea Castle

Breakfast

Florence

The day

Isle of Wight – IOW Railway, The Sun (Calbourne), Arreton Barn

Evening

Pembroke

2011

Dawn

Southsea Castle

Breakfast

Florence

The day

Hampshire Hog, Red Lion (Petersfield), Rising Sun (Milland), Red Lion (Fernhurst), Spread Eagle Hotel (Midhurst)

Evening

Pembroke

2012

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Duke of Wellington (Southampton), Hythe Ferry, Lord Nelson (Hythe), Turfcutters Arms (East Boldre), Swan Inn (Emery Down), Point (Old Portsmouth)

Evening

Pembroke

2013

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Samuel’s Rest (Shedfield), Cricketers (Curdridge), Robin Hood (Durley Street), Rising Sun (Swanmore), Point (Old Portsmouth)

Evening

Pembroke

2014

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Chichester Cathedral and West Bar, Anglesey Arms (Halnaker), Cricketers (Duncton), Foresters Arms (Graffham), Unicorn Inn (Heyshott), Point (Old Portsmouth)

Evening

Pembroke

2015

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

The Three Crowns(Whaddon, Nr Salisbury), Salisbury Cathedral, Sarum College (Lunch), Wig & Quill, Haunch Of Venison, Red Lion Hotel (Cream Tea), Point (Old Portsmouth)

Evening

Pembroke

2016

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Holly Bush (Headley Down), Devils Punchbowl Hotel (Hindhead), Links Tavern (Liphook), Hollycombe Working Steam Museum (Liphook), Point (Old Portsmouth)

Evening

Pembroke

2017

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Kings Arms (Arundel), Norfolk Hotel, the square (Arundel), Arundel Castle, Holly Tree (Walberton) Point (Old Portsmouth)

Evening

Pembroke

2018

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Green Dragon (Brook), Fighting Cocks (Godshill), Breamore House, Royal Oak (North Gorley), Point (Old Portsmouth)

Evening

Pembroke

2019

Dawn

Spur Redoubt

Breakfast

Pembroke

The day

Three Horseshoes (Thursley), Woolpack (Elstead), Farnham Castle, Bluebell (Dockenfield), Point (Old Portsmouth)

Evening

Pembroke