Event List

The Society and its public offshoot, The Diving Museum, offer a wide variety of meetings, events, talks and rallies each year. From lectures on both topical and historical aspect of diving, to demonstrations of diving equipment (including the potential to ‘have a go’), there is something for every diving enthusiast. Our aim is to make our events both enjoyable and informative and we encourage participation.

2020 Events Calendar

2020 Events Calendar

FROM Wednesday 1 January 2020

TO Thursday 31 December 2020

Various locations in the UK and abroad.

We are currently planning our events for 2020. Book meetings, working equipment group rallies, talks and social events will all be listed as they are confirmed.

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Board Meeting

Board Meeting

Saturday 22 February 2020

3 Crescent Road, Gosport, PO12 2DH

HDS Board Meeting

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Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting

Sunday 23 February 2020

5 Nepean Close, Gosport, PO12 2BH

The Annual General Meeting.

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MAD Movie Moments Quiz Night

MAD Movie Moments Quiz Night

Saturday 30 May 2020

The Diving Museum, Stokes Bay Road, Gosport, PO12 2QU

MAD Movie Moments quiz night - a fun-filled evening with questions based on movies, especially those with underwater themes or scenes.

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Working Equipment Group Annual Rally

Working Equipment Group Annual Rally

FROM Friday 12 June 2020

TO Saturday 13 June 2020

Stoney Cove, Leicester, LE9 4DW

Our Annual diving rally at Stoney Cove, Leicestershire. A chance to see historic diving dress in action!

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Raising the Kursk

Raising the Kursk

Saturday 11 July 2020

The Diving Museum, Stokes Bay Road, Gosport, PO12 2QU

An illustrated evening talk by Mike O'Meara who was part of the British 'Salvage Planning and Negotiation Team, Phase 1'

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Subsea to Summit – Snowdon Challenge

Subsea to Summit – Snowdon Challenge

FROM Friday 21 August 2020

TO Sunday 23 August 2020

Llanberis path, Mount Snowdon

Our second mountain challenge - climbing Snowdon in full standard dress to raise funds for charities

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Underwater 2020

Underwater 2020

FROM Saturday 29 August 2020

TO Monday 31 August 2020

The Diving Museum, Stokes Bay Road, Gosport, PO12 2QU

A contemporary art exhibition inspired by the concept 'underwater'

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SHIPWRECKS OF THE WORLD

SHIPWRECKS OF THE WORLD

Saturday 12 September 2020

The Diving Museum, No. 2 Battery, Stokes Bay Road, Gosport, PO12 2BH

An illustrated talk by researcher, author and specialist wreck diver Richard Jones

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No Room for Error – The Thai Cave Rescue

No Room for Error – The Thai Cave Rescue

Saturday 3 October 2020

The Diving Museum, No. 2 Battery, Stokes Bay Road, Gosport, PO12 2QU

The extraordinary rescue of 13 young men from a cave in Thailand is related by one of the British Cave divers who participated in the mission.

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Death in Time

Death in Time

FROM Tuesday 27 October 2020

TO Friday 30 October 2020

The Diving Museum, Stokes Bay Road, Gosport, PO12 2QU

A light-hearted murder mystery with a fish and chip supper included.

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