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An Enigma machine at The Spring

4 March 2015

The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre is delighted to announce a special talk by Dr Mark Baldwin which will feature a hands-on demonstration of one of the very few surviving Enigma machines. The talk will take place on Thursday 30 July at 8.00pm.

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Waterloo – A Foregone Conclusion

21 January 2015

Professor Tony Pointon of the University of Portsmouth will present a talk at The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre on Thursday 25 June, explaining his theories about what really happened at the Battle of Waterloo.

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The Pompey Pals

21 January 2015

At the outbreak of the First World War, Lord Kitchener, Secretary of Sate for War, took the view that overwhelming manpower would be the key to success; so he set about encouraging men of all classes to join the army.

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Upstairs Downstairs at Stansted Park

21 January 2015

Why are we so intrigued by stories of life above and below stairs in grand historic houses? The popularity of series such as Downton Abbey points to a continuing fascination with class distinction, and the very different lives of those who lived and worked in the great houses of the past.

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A genuine Enigma machine at The Spring

21 January 2015

On Thursday 30 July, Dr Mark Baldwin will give a talk at The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre featuring a hands-on demonstration of one of the very few surviving Enigma machines.

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CODEBREAKERS – The Story of ENIGMA

9 January 2015

This show by Dr Mark Baldwin is one of the Second World War’s most fascinating stories is that of the Allied Codebreakers, who deciphered a vast number of German secret messages and used the intelligence so gained to hasten Allied victory.

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