GAF is an arts and heritage, not for profit, charity serving the Hamble River valley.

Visual Arts

Sculpture Class

GAF Organises Art Exhibitions, Talks and Workshops.


Pirates of Penzance

Performances of national and local artists as well as presenting its own operatic productions


Old Bursledon

In addition to preserving the Grade II listed GAF Centre, GAF runs Heritage talks and exhibitions as well as maintaining a local heritage photographic archive


Coffee Mornings

GAF is located in the village of Old Bursledon and runs a range of activities for the community to help boost social inclusion, stimulate minds and artistry, offer volunteering opportunities and teach new skills. 

News and Forthcoming Events

Hampshire Open Studios

will be held at the Gaf Centre,
Saturday  21st – Monday 30th  August

                  These artists, and more,  will all exhibit their work
Sally Nixon, Landscape Painting.
Colin Bowler, Landscape Painting (
Stephen Foulkes, Landscape and Nature Photography (lookup Steve Foulkes on Facebook)
Bethan Foulkes, Reduction Lino-Prints
Kirstin White, Water Colours of landscapes and events
Glyn Foulkes, Sculpture

With lockdown restrictions ending GAF is planning to resume Events.
Our first major Event will be the Hampshire Open studios

Coffee Mornings

The GAF Coffee Mornings will restart on Friday 23 July 10.30-12.00.
They will be held EVERY Friday at the GAF Centre.

Events Planned

Talk by Jeff Martin about the Hamble River
Witty Ditties – music, songs and an amazing range of musical instruments
Talk by Pearl May on experiences in the Koala Hospital
Christmas Crackers by Chapter and Verse 
Gift Fair   
Christmas Decoration Workshops
And there will be more !

Contact Debby Myers 01489 561 081 for more info