Museum opening hours: 10AM to 5PM.

Talk: The life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Tim Thomas of the Brunel Museum in London will give a talk in the Picture Gallery of Portsmouth Museum, on the life of Isambard

Tim Thomas of the Brunel Museum in London will give a talk in the Picture Gallery of Portsmouth Museum, on the life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the museum or on the day. Spaces are limited, though, to a maximum of 20 people so act fast to secure your place.

Cost: £3 (£1.75 with a Leisure Card).

Image: The Old Kingston Church, Portsmouth - where Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Charles Dickens were both christened, six years apart (Brunel in 1806 and Dickens in 1812).

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