Category Archives: Updates
A major art exhibition In Her Own Voice: The Art of Lucy Kemp-Welch has opened at the Russell-Côtes Art Gallery & Museum on the East Cliff coast path at Bournemouth. It is open all summer until Sunday 1 October before … Continue reading
Artist Aubrey Beardsley died today 16 March a hundred and twenty-five years ago in Menton on the Côte d’Azure. His last prolific period had been in Bournemouth where he first lived at the bottom of Sea Road enjoying a view … Continue reading
‘In my long lifetime, I have travelled to almost every corner of our planet,’ says Sir David Attenborough during the first episode of BBC1’s Wild Isles. ‘I can assure you that in the British Isles, as well as astonishing scenery … Continue reading
The public consultation has opened on how part of Hampshire’s coastline can be managed as climate change becomes more evident. The Hurst Spit to Lymington Strategy display seen at consultation events reveals alarming change over the coming century if we … Continue reading
The annual gathering for a ceremony at Barton-on-Sea’s Indian Memorial is on Sunday 10 July at 2pm. This will be 105th anniversary of the dedication in 1917. During the First World War the clifftop Barton Court Hotel was turned into … Continue reading
This month sees the two hundredth anniversary of Percy B Shelley’s death off the coast of Italy. It is difficult to say when the exact anniversary is. Shelley died in a storm late on the night of Monday 8 July … Continue reading
Wednesday was the hottest day this week but the coast at Highcliffe remained pleasant and uncrowded. Highcliffe Castle is open to the public Sunday to Thursday. The castle’s tea room with outdoor seating is open daily 10am to 4pm.
An important feature of Branksome Chine was the sea-view Branksome Tower Hotel on the eastern bank. It was built in 1858 as a private house and became a hotel in 1892. The many famous guests included the prolific author Edgar … Continue reading
Today was surprisingly misty with spots of rain this morning. But the new growth by the Canford Cliffs path was bright.