Website designed and maintained by the Portsmouth Music Experience.
The Walls of Fame are timelines showing photographs of local musicians from the 1950s
dance bands, rock, pop, folk, psychedelic and progressive bands of the 1960s, punk
bands of the 1970s through to the year 2000.
A 9’ roundel on the floor of the 1960s Gallery, a Lambretta TV 175, large display
panels with text, photographs, posters, venues and music from our online AaA Music
Radio station take visitors back to that great era.
The exhibition gallery is a multi-media space displaying large local & touring exhibitions.
By sub-dividing the gallery it can be reconfigured to form three smaller galleries
to display individual exhibitions.
The Guildhall Galleryis covered with posters, tickets and photos of many top names
from the past and present including the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin,
Pink Floyd and the Who.
The Recording Studio can record to 16 track digital media and 8 track analogue reel
to reel tape. The resource will include basic level music instruction and recording
and editing workshops for all ages.
The Sound of Portsmouth is a one-off programme exploring the history of Portsmouth's
music scene. Produced by 2nd Year BSc Television & Broadcasting students and 2nd
Year BSc Entertainment Technology for the taught unit CT5LIV, with Nigel Grundy,
PME curator, talking about the Portsmouth Music Experience exhibition and musician
Dave Allen talking about the local music scene.
Notice from the 1960s, prohibiting photography at Guildhall concerts. Photography,
filming and recording is still prohibited; anyone caught doing so will have their
equipment taken off them.
Portsmouth band Emptifish on stage at the Harlequin.