Welcome to A Tale of One City – Portsmouth’s new community history website and online archive.

Find out about the people, places and topics which are part of Portsmouth’s story.

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People, Places & Topics

Henry Charles Bryant

Portsmouth artist who captured Dickens in a portrait


Gladys Avenue

“I remember going to work in North End one morning in early 1971 and on the bus going down London Road we passed the church on the corner of Gladys Avenue on fire.” Submitted by a Portsmouth resident.


Mudlarkers Statue

Unveiling of the Mudlarkers Statue outside the historic dockyard


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Tale of One City Exhibition wins Award

Posted February 05, 2013 at 03:49pm | 0 comments

   Well done to the City Museum, which has won the News Guide Award for Best Exhibition. Museums staff celebrated  as ‘Tale of One City’ was announced as Best Exhibition, at an event which honours the best entertainment in the area. Joining museums staff at the event were representatives from 3 of the community groups […]

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