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.

Bursledon bells

Bursledon bells meets GAF coffee and cakes for Christmas on December 8th at the GAF centre, please do come along and support them. Buttercups may visit too.

Further details  (click here) 

Christmas wreath Workshop

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop.
Jane Moyes is holding a workshop on Saturday 9th December 10:00 – 1:00 at the GAF centre. Cost £20.

Further details  (click here)

Future Events

Thursday 18th January 7:30 at the GAF centre we have a talk by Lynda Burke titled “The Life and Work of Picasso”. An illustrated talk  on January 18th at 7-30pm at the GAF Centre £8-00 

Lynda is an artist who has come to live in Bursledon after spending many years in the south of France. She trained at Winchester School of Art and has post graduate degrees in art as well as being an official guide at Tate Modern. While in France Lynda gave a series of talks to The International Women’s Club of the Riviera.

Further details  (click here)

Woolston Floating Bridge
A talk by Stephen Hoadley on February 1st     at  7-30pm at the GAF Centre

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

GAF Local History Group

The Group aim to meet five times a year with talks mainly on local history

The GAF Bursledon Local History Group are making plans to hold their meetings at the GAF centre. The group hope to meet 5 times a year in  February, April, June and September, November, on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm.

For Information (Click here)

For more information please contact  Jeff Martin by email on

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