Commissioned by WinchesterCity Council and Stanmore Community
artwork on these hoardings was produced during the summer of 2014 by
Salisbury-based artist Laurence Dubé-Rushby.
set up a base in the former library on Wavell Way, and invited local residents
to come and share their memories, pictures and stories. All in all, around 350 people took part in the project, which
lasted 10 weeks with many more continuing to participate online with over 3000 Facebook reach.
a result of her work, six ‘postcards’ were produced, capturing the essence of
Stanmore. Together, they form a timeline
which places the neighbourhood in its historical context, showing how Stanmore
is in a state of constant evolution, from green fields to the houses and
landmarks of today.
a smart phone, you can scan the QR codes to listen to the recordings. These are
also available on the YouTube page A
Postcard for Stanmore. Enjoy the
full collection on www.apostcardforstanmore.weebly.com and continue to
share your memories on the project Facebook page
further information about the project contact Mark Maitland, New Homes Delivery
Team, Winchester City Council at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01962 848 518.
Message from the
“The Postcards can be seen as a whole or can be
looked into, closely and carefully. Take
a walk along Stanmore’s Memory Lane;
you might find yourself, a friend or a dear teacher, a piece of your life or a
shared memory. The stories are “snippets” of lives collected over the summer,
and the display reflects the way people told them to me. Memories might have
been transformed or blurred by time. Now is your time to talk and put them
right! Thank you Stanmore for your
following organisations have contributed
to the collection of images and have kindly allowed the artist to reproduce the
images for the purpose of the project:
of Winchester Trust The
Rifles Benevolent Trust
City Council Museums Service The Hampshire Chronicle
TVAS (Thames Valley Archaeology) The Carroll
Community Association St Luke’s Church
Primary School North
Stanmore Residents Assoc.