Capturing the Spirit - Community Archive for Paulsgrove and Wymering

Capturing the Spirit - Community Archive for Paulsgrove and Wymering Recording and preserving the history of Paulsgrove, working for the Paulsgrove and Wymering Trust, in partnership with Portsmouth City Council, and Portsmouth Museum Services.

HLF funded project recording and preserving the history of Paulsgrove, working for the Paulsgrove and Wymering Trust, in partnership with Portsmouth City Council, and Portsmouth Museum Services.

We still have spaces left on our exculsive museum collections tour if you are free on saturday?
06/08/2018

We still have spaces left on our exculsive museum collections tour if you are free on saturday?

06/08/2018

Dont forget about the talk tomorrow, we even have some new photos on display thanks to Portsmouth, an aerial tour through time who will be bringing some great aerial shots.

01/08/2018

Don't forget the talk on Tuesday next week we will be showing some of the photos we have collected from around the area as part of the talk. Come and join us for a trip down memory lane.👀👀

We will be joining the Young at Heart group up at Highslopes Community Centre on the 10th August.  We will be showing so...
01/08/2018

We will be joining the Young at Heart group up at Highslopes Community Centre on the 10th August. We will be showing some of our project! Spread the word it will be a lovely event.

01/08/2018

We've got another museum collections tour next saturday 11th Aug. Anyone want to delve into the depths of the collections, see how objects are stored?

25/07/2018

Got nothing to do this evening? Win prizes at our quiz night and a free tour of Wymering Manor, starts at 7:30, whose up for the challange???

24/07/2018

Dont forget quiz night tomorrow at Wymering Manor, who's up for a challenge? All the questions are about the local area !!!

24/07/2018

We have a free tour on offer of Wymering Manor this Wednesday evening, after the quiz!!

18/07/2018

Got a spare hour or two on Saturday?? Why not come and join us to support the Pompey Pals at Fort Widley, for 'Widley Goes To War'. 11-3. There will be live drills, displays and tours.

On 18th July (7:30pm) we will be showing the film that was made of King Richard School just before it was knocked down, ...
10/07/2018

On 18th July (7:30pm) we will be showing the film that was made of King Richard School just before it was knocked down, come along to Wymering Manor to share your memories, we also have images of the school to give away as momentos of the school.

09/07/2018

There's a free tour of Wymering Manor after the talk on Wednesday evening!! It starts at 7:30pm refreshements included.

09/07/2018

Fiinal call out to any one wanting to do the museum colections tour tomorrow at 2pm, we still have spaces left.

06/07/2018

Whose coming to the talks at Wymering Manor in July? We have an added tour of the fabulious house this coming Wednesday evening after the talk, dont miss out!

Following on from our post yesterday here's another great photo kindly donated by Syd Rapson of King Richard School.  Di...
04/07/2018

Following on from our post yesterday here's another great photo kindly donated by Syd Rapson of King Richard School. Did you go there? Can you guess the year?

04/07/2018

Who's up for a challenge on the 25th July? Come and join us for a history quiz about the local area. Prize for the winning team!!!

04/07/2018

Don't forget our first talk at Wymering Manor is at 7:30 this evening with a talk about WW1 and Portsmouth.

We are after memories of going to Paulsgrove Secondary Modern for our Commemorative Magazine.  Has anyone got a story to...
03/07/2018

We are after memories of going to Paulsgrove Secondary Modern for our Commemorative Magazine. Has anyone got a story to tell??

These pictures were taken a week before the school was closed for the last time! Does it jog anyone's memory of their time at school?

02/07/2018

Don't forget we have our first talk at the amazing Wymering Manor this Wednesday!

27/06/2018

We've still got spaces on the 10th July for the museums collections tour, don't miss out!!

20/06/2018

Check out our new events for July!!!!!

The Capturing the Spirit team have been asked to put a shout out to our followers to see if anyone remembers going to sc...
20/06/2018

The Capturing the Spirit team have been asked to put a shout out to our followers to see if anyone remembers going to school with Maureen Bye, at Paulsgrove Secondary Modern School from 1952-54. She is looking for her friends including Daphne Phillips, Judith Page.....

19/06/2018

We'll be at the Carnival on Saturday, come and say hello, we will be working with artist Debra Welch and the Hillside Youth Group to create a piece of art work!!

Looks what at Paulsgrove Community Centre!! Don't miss out on a great day!!
16/06/2018

Looks what at Paulsgrove Community Centre!! Don't miss out on a great day!!

14/06/2018

Don't forget to pop in on Saturday to see us at Pausgrove Community Centre for our Archaeology Day!! Oh and we'll have lots of images from the project for you to see as well.

12/06/2018

We are still after lots of feed back about ther project, what was your favourite event? We have some more event coming up including a visit to the Pompey Pals at Fort widley, Wymering Manor Evening talks, a virtual tour of then and now, and dont forget to pop in to hello on saturday for our Archaeology day.

04/06/2018

Hey... Capturing the Spirit is after our facebook follower's feed back on how they have enjoyed the project, please feel free to message or post a comment good and bad so we can use them for our end report and learn from how we did the project. Many Thanks The Capturing the Spirit team

21/05/2018

We have two great events for kids coming up in the half term with spaces left, please take a look and share with your friends and family

11/05/2018

Looking forward to seeing everyone for the opening of our exhibition tomorrow, we officially open at 11:30!!

10/05/2018

👀We still have spaces left for a free trip to Portsmouth City Museum on Saturday 👀

26/04/2018

We only have 10 tickets left for 6th May, Fort Widley Tour, come and join us to discover the history under the fort with the amazing tunnels!!

23/04/2018

We have 18 free tickets to a tour of Fort Widley to give away on the 6th May 12:30!!! Come and join us for a great tour and some local history!!!

20/03/2018

We've got some exciting news!! The project has been extended to the end of August. We are finding new premises at the moment so Facebook will be quiet for the next two weeks while we move everything across. We will be back up and running very soon with some great events lined up including: helping at the Carnival and trips to Fort Widley, an archaeology open day.... as well as our museum exhibition at Portsmouth CIty Museum and more.....

A big thank you to all of you for the support and memories, keep them coming as we are still open for business!!

12/03/2018

Petrol stations ⛽️

What are your memories of the old petrol stations in Paulsgrove? What pumps did they have? What cars visited? Where were they located?

We would love to hear your stories - comment below with your memories!

10/03/2018

**WE NEED YOU**
We are looking to have a book published of some of the lovely images you have sent in, and we are looking at the ones we would like to exhibition and archive permanently at the museum in March.
If anyone has sent us images to share through the inbox or comments, could you comment below? We need your permission to use your images.
Alternatively, if you would like your images to feature, please comment below by 10th March.

09/03/2018

As you all know the project is coming to an end in the next couple of weeks.
Our final exhibition is on 11th March at Hillside and Wymering. We are looking for a couple of volunteers to help us out at the event. Drop is a message or comment below if you can help.

We will be posting a few tidying up the loose end posts - permissions for photos, and also asking for any last minute submissions over the next few weeks.

So if you have any photos or stories that you would like included into the exhibition, you have until 10th March to get them into us. :)

08/03/2018

As you all know the project is coming to an end in the next couple of weeks.
Our final exhibition is on 11th March at Hillside and Wymering. We are looking for a couple of volunteers to help us out at the event. Drop is a message or comment below if you can help.

We will be posting a few tidying up the loose end posts - permissions for photos, and also asking for any last minute submissions over the next few weeks.

So if you have any photos or stories that you would like included into the exhibition, you have until 10th March to get them into us. :)

07/03/2018

**WE NEED YOU**
We are looking to have a book published of some of the lovely images you have sent in, and we are looking at the ones we would like to exhibition and archive permanently at the museum in March.
If anyone has sent us images to share through the inbox or comments, could you comment below? We need your permission to use your images.
Alternatively, if you would like your images to feature, please comment below by 10th March.

07/03/2018

As you all know the project is coming to an end in the next couple of weeks.
Our final exhibition is on 11th March at Hillside and Wymering. We are looking for a couple of volunteers to help us out at the event. Drop is a message or comment below if you can help.

We will be posting a few tidying up the loose end posts - permissions for photos, and also asking for any last minute submissions over the next few weeks.

So if you have any photos or stories that you would like included into the exhibition, you have until 10th March to get them into us. :)

01/03/2018

Last night’s answer was: Hillside And Wymering Centre

Tonight’s anagram: We Buy Less Rocket

Answers coming tomorrow!

01/03/2018

**WE NEED YOU**

We are looking to have a book published of some of the lovely images you have sent in, and we are looking at the ones we would like to exhibition and archive permanently at the museum in March.

If anyone has sent us images to share through the inbox or comments, could you comment below? We need your permission to use your images.

Alternatively, if you would like your images to feature, please comment below by 10th March.

28/02/2018

Last night’s answer was: Cheltenham Road

Tonight’s anagram: Indiscreetly Herding Lawmen

Answers coming tomorrow!

28/02/2018

Horses 🐎

What are your memories of horses in Paulsgrove?

We would love to hear your stories - comment below with your memories!

27/02/2018

Last night’s answer was: Kenchester Close

Tonight’s anagram: Each Motherland

Answers coming tomorrow!

27/02/2018

It is International Women's Day on 8th March and we are looking at celebrating the women of Paulsgrove.

Are there any ladies in your families who you'd love to commemorate and celebrate? Please either contact us via inbox message, or comment below with a photo and a story!

26/02/2018

Last night’s answer was: Maldon Road

Tonight’s anagram: Skeleton Screech

Answers coming tomorrow!

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Opening Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 15:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 15:00
Thursday 10:00 - 15:00
Friday 10:00 - 15:00

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