Posts Tagged ‘ Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ’

Saturday snippets: 27th April 2019

Apr 27th, 2019 | By

Gorillas in Virunga National Park, an Eagle in Potsmouth and a generous gesture from Historic Houses are some of Adrian’s snippets today.

Saturday snippets: August 22nd 2015

Aug 22nd, 2015 | By

Adrian welcomes cultural displays from Ukraine and Vietnam but only into London, ponders whether to become an engine drive and wonders how Thailand and Tunisia will fare over the winter season.

Mary Rose re-visited

Apr 29th, 2014 | By

Barely 11 months ago, the new Mary Rose museum in Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard opened to much fanfare and press coverage. What has the visitor reaction been? How many of us have visited it and what are the future plans?

The Visit England Hall of Fame

Apr 25th, 2014 | By

The first inductees have been made into the hall of fame that was launched by Visit England a little while ago.

A home for the Mary Rose

May 31st, 2013 | By

With so much coverage given to the opening of the Mary Rose Museum yesterday, you might feel you have seen and heard enough. For those who have, move onto another story now because I am about to tell you my impressions of the museum.

Remembering our navy

May 17th, 2013 | By

Yesterday I was down in Portsmouth. Co-incidentally HMS Ark Royal was being positioned by tugs at a wharf before it is taken from Portsmouth for the very last time and cut up for scrap.