Back & Fill: An Exhibition

Images from the series Landscapes of Longing will form part of the Back & Fill Exhibition at the Round Tower which opens Friday 30 October 2-5pm.

This exhibition unites local artists in demonstrating the resilience and creativity in seaside towns as part of the overriding Back & Fill Project in a collaboration between Marine Studios, Margate, and the HotWalls Studios.  Portsmouth is delighted to be one of the many coastal cities participating. 

Exhibition runs from Fri 30 October - Sun 1 November 2020 - Sat & Sun 10:00-16:00hrs


SMiLE Summer Exhibition

The series Pool of Tears (Alice) is currently on show at the SMiLE Summer Exhibition at the Yellow Edge Gallery, Gosport. 

'Founded in 2019 the Yellow Edge Gallery is one of Hampshire’s newest contemporary art galleries.  Its mission is to exhibit contemporary works by practicing artists, promoting and strengthening the community of artists, and fostering new relationships with fellow artists'.

Exhibition runs from 5 August to 13 September 2020.


England Remembered Book Update

The book design by artist, Natalie Dowse, gently blends photography and poetry in a seamless flow, alternating verse of the soldier poets and modern day responses, and uniting all with the distinctive animation lines created by Helen June Crumpholt for the England Remembered Video. 

Find out the background to the England Remembered Book in Poetry and Art - Visual Connections on the

This charity book providing donations for H4H (Help for Heroes) will be available to purchase Autumn/Winter 2021(publication delayed). Photographs are published with kind permission of the National Trust and West Dean Gardens. Project supported by the University of Portsmouth.


Landscapes of Longing

Images from the Landscapes of Longing series have been selected by CEI Directors, Professor John McGeehan and Professor Andy Pickford, for a permanent exhibition at the Centre for Enzyme Innovation at the University of Portsmouth.

"At the Centre for Enzyme Innovation, we're researching solutions to some of the most pressing global environmental problems. We're learning from the natural world – working to deliver transformative enzyme-enabled solutions for circular recycling of plastics."


England Remembered Instagram

@englandremembered instagram

Follow @englandremembered on instagram to see all the additional archive images of the Soldier Poets and their families with snippets of the posts. 

Launched in Feb 2019 @englandremembered will follow the progress of the England Remembered Book until publication in 2021(delayed) and continue with information on local poetry readings and book signing events. 


England Remembered Blog

The re-launched in January 2019 shares current research for the solider poets’ biographies in the England Remembered Book and introduces our modern day writers and poets.  This is very much a collaborative project running over the next 2 years and will include interviews with our modern day poets together with excerpts of their work. We will also feature posts by contributors Chris Martin, Tom Gorman, Denise Bennett and researcher Fiona McVey.    

Read more about the England Remembered Project on the


RWA 165 Annual Open Exhibition

Pool of Tears (Alice) image is currently on show at the RWA 165 Annual Open Exhibition at the Royal West of England Academy, Bristol. 

'The renowned RWA Annual Open Exhibition returns for its 165th year with a stunning variety of work from emerging and established artists.....  2017's Invited Artists are Royal Academy President and prolific painter, printmaker and sculptor Christopher Le Brun, and photographic artist Tom Hunter, primarily known for his work documenting everyday life in Hackney, London.' 

Exhibition runs from 1 October to 3 December 2017 - details of current 168 Open Exhibition 20/21


Alice & The Looking Glass

Exhibition Opens at Petersfield Museum and The Flora Twort Gallery on Tuesday 22 August 2017.  Works inspired by 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There' by Lewis Carroll. 

We are led through this tale of riddles and left to question if it is ‘love that makes the world go round’ or as Alice claims ‘everybody minding their own business’.   Multi layered photographs and delicate mirrored imagery connect us to her journey.  

Exhibition closes 2nd September 2017.