Tom Benjamin remembers the Tricorn and showcases his stunning photography of its unique architecture, documenting its change from a shopping and market centre to a ‘temporary’ car park. The Tricorn was a car park situated [… read more ]
Tom Benjamin remembers the Tricorn and Spinnaker Tower as they were in 2004, as he revisits a college photography project documenting change in the local area. In early 2004 I was studying photography at college [… read more ]
The University of Portsmouth is full of forgotten treasures. A new project being run by Records Management Officer, Nina Shore and her colleagues aims to find them. One of the advantages of being disorganized is [… read more ]
The University of Portsmouth is opening the doors to its Special Collections in a unique and free community event to celebrate the University’s 25th birthday. The University of Portsmouth Library is hosting a free event [… read more ]
Meditations on Marx, Pompey architecture and translating the local lingo. Local resident Mike Gumbrell turns his satirical eye to some of Pompey’s unique foibles.
By Scott Daly The roof of Portsmouth and Southsea railway station is to be left in its current filthy state, in the hope that its dirtiness will establish it as an ironic work of modern [… read more ]
Local photographer Piers McEwan places the Spinnaker Tower in his sights in this reflective piece about one of Portsmouth’s best known landmarks. Through a lens it’s an easy target. Obvious. Anyone could take its picture, [… read more ]
Historian Mick Collins exalts a little-known hero of Portsmouth cinema architecture and post-war reconstruction. Six years ago I was forced to take early retirement from a job that I really enjoyed. It was quite a blow [… read more ]