The Solent Forum

Working in parnership for the future

Solent Forum 25th Anniversary

In 2017 the Forum celebrates its 25th anniversary. In recognition of this event the Forum is showcasing two weeks of celebratory events with its members in the week commencing 8th May 2017.

The following table shows some of the planned events for the two week period in May between the 8th and 19th. The Forum is also inviting other member organisations to help in the celebrations by undertaking their own events under this 25th anniversary theme. Please contact the Forum Office with your ideas.

Download the HMS Warrior anniversary dinner booking form.
This takes place on 11th May 2017 with a 7pm start. Cost is £15 for Solent Forum members and £40 for an additional guest.

May 2017 Morning Afternoon/Evening
Monday 8th tbc tbc
Tuesday 9th tbc  Pier’s Tale. A talk and site visit at Yarmouth Pier. Contact Sue Hawley at
Wednesday 10th Solent Matters: Shaping up for another 25 years.
Solent Forum conference – taking bookings now and looking for sponsors
Thursday 11th tbc Tbc – afternoon boat trip around Portsmouth Harbour
Evening - HMS Warrior Celebratory Meal for Solent Forum Members £15 per person
Friday 12th tbc tbc
13th - 21st RYA Push the Boat Out events
17th MPA Conference in Poole 
18th - 21st Poole Maritime Festival, Part of European Maritime Day