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

Visual Arts

Sculpture Class

GAF Organises  Exhibitions, Talks and Workshops on a range of Arts and Heritage subjects.


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 events and maintains 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, 

News and Forthcoming Events

Please show consideration to our neighbours when parking at events.

Friday Lunch

Join us for Lunch

Come to the GAF Centre
for a Light 2 course lunch
in good company

Friday 29th July 12.30
Tickets £8 Booking (click here)

Hampshire Open Studios

Watch out for:-Hampshire Open Studios, GAF’s annual exhibition.The Friends’ Private View will take place on Friday 19 August and the GAF Centre will be open for general viewing from Saturday 20 to Monday 29 August 1.00pm-5.00pm.  There will be a special tea and cake day at GAF on Saturday 27 August in conjunction with the Vine’s Classic Car exhibition in the High Street with a performance from the Newport Band.

Future Events

Regular Events

Coffee Morning

Come and meet friends over a coffee and cake.

Every Friday
10.30am to 12.00 noon
Refreshments on sale

Bursledon Bells

 A group who play hand bells.

Every Monday
10.30am to 12.00 Noon

Craft Group

Bring your craft along what ever it is.


Every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. 2.00pm to 4.00pm
£3 per session inc refreshments


‘Scribblers’ is a small group who enjoy writing for pleasure. 

Meet on the second Thursday every month
2.30pm to 4.30pm
Cost £3

Book Club

The Book Club meets to share the joy of books.

Every 1st Wednesday of the month
2.30 pm to 4.30 pm
£3 per session includes inc refresments

For more information on any of our Regular Groups please come along to the GAF Centre on the day or email

Non GAF Events at the GAF Centre

Watercolour Classes

Kirstin White runs these independent watercolour classes in the GAF Centre on a Tuesday afternoon.
The dates for next half term are:
June 7th – July 19th ( 7 weeks )