GAF is an arts and heritage, not for profit, charity serving the Hamble River valley.
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
In addition to preserving the Grade II listed GAF Centre, GAF runs Heritage events and maintains a local heritage photographic archive
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.
Christmas wreath Workshop
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.
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Woolston Floating Bridge
A talk by Stephen Hoadley on February 1st at 7-30pm at the GAF Centre
Come and meet friends over a coffee and cake.
10.30am to 12.00 noon
Refreshments on sale
A group who play hand bells.
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.
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For more information please contact Jeff Martin by email on
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 firstname.lastname@example.org