Former pupils of school invited to reunion tea party

Former pupils of Melverley School, Wimborne, are invited to attend a reunion tea party on May 6.

from Bournemouth Echo | Echoes http://ift.tt/2qkpudR
via IFTTT

Come along to talk on aviation pioneer Charles Rolls

COME along to the Aspects of History talk on the aviation pioneer Charles Stewart Rolls by Stephen Robson on May 3 at 11am at Bournemouth Central Library at the Triangle.

from Bournemouth Echo | Echoes http://ift.tt/2piagHO
via IFTTT

Former pupils of school invited to reunion tea party

Former pupils of Melverley School, Wimborne, are invited to attend a reunion tea party on May 6.

from Bournemouth Echo | Echoes http://ift.tt/2qkpudR
via IFTTT

Do you remember the Barbara Cain Ballroom Dancing School?

PETER Hibberd sent in this photograph of some of the students of the Barbara Cain Ballroom Dancing School in the early 1950s and wonders if readers recognise any of the dancers or have memories of the dance school which was based at Wallisdown.

from Bournemouth Echo | Echoes http://ift.tt/2oKdjpj
via IFTTT

PICTURES: Remembering Rastgarth House, the unique home of artist Arthur Bell

LAST year was the 100th anniversary of the death of Arthur Bell, the renowned Victorian landscape artist and member of the Royal Academy. How many readers know that Arthur lived for a time in Bournemouth and painted various scenes of the area, inspired by the natural landscapes such as the sea and cliffs.

from Bournemouth Echo | Echoes http://ift.tt/2ouiBJQ
via IFTTT

Do you remember the Barbara Cain Ballroom Dancing School?

PETER Hibberd sent in this photograph of some of the students of the Barbara Cain Ballroom Dancing School in the early 1950s and wonders if readers recognise any of the dancers or have memories of the dance school which was based at Wallisdown.

from Bournemouth Echo | Echoes http://ift.tt/2oKdjpj
via IFTTT

Mystery of Bournemouth Pier postcard is solved

PETER Sykes said John Gillard’s postcard of Bournemouth Pier, printed on October 10 last year, appears to be taken near the Tea House with the band stand in the distance.

from Bournemouth Echo | Echoes http://ift.tt/2pppgVL
via IFTTT

Pokesdown residents in photo from1953 are identified

MOLLY Shutler ( nee Arnell ) of Verwood contacted the Echo after seeing the photograph of residents from Wheaton, Rebbeck and Roberts roads, Pokesdown, on a trip to London in 1953 organised by Sue Mathison’s grandmother Annie Turner, printed on March 22.

from Bournemouth Echo | Echoes http://ift.tt/2q3btQC
via IFTTT

PICTURES: 15 years of Bournemouth Central Library at the Triangle

IT is hard to envisage what buildings were at the Triangle and Avenue Road before the new spacious state-of-the-art Bournemouth Central Library opened in April 2002. The library has become such an important part of the town that it almost feels it has always been there.

from Bournemouth Echo | Echoes http://ift.tt/2oqPP7Q
via IFTTT

Picture of the Day: F J Cann cake and confectioner’s shop in the 1920s

GORDON Cann sent in a picture of his grandfather’s shop F.J. Cann’s cake and confectioner’s shop at 117 Poole High Street taken in the 1920s.

from Bournemouth Echo | Echoes http://ift.tt/2pkLGH5
via IFTTT

« Older entries