February to March 2023 – CITY SPACE: Portsmouth City Centre in Images and Words

City Space is a collaborative project between documentary photographer Janey Devine and Tongues&Grooves in the Community resulting in an innovative exhibition of images and words.


Exhibition Tuesday 14 February to Sunday 5 March, Tuesday to Sunday 12pm – 7pm: Southsea Cinema and Arts Centre Free. Exhibition access is subject to their screening times. Please check their website first.

Exhibition Preview Evening Monday 13 February – From 6pm: Southsea Cinema and Arts Centre. Free and drop in. All welcome to come and chat with the photographer and some of the poets.

Main Event Sunday 26 February – 7pm: Southsea Cinema and Arts Centre. £5 – A key event comprising of a poetry reading accompanied by images projected as a backdrop. More info and book a place.

Creative Writing Workshop with Maggie Sawkins Monday 27 February 3.30pm – 5.30pm Portsmouth Central Library. £10. This Ekphrastic Writing Workshop offers the opportunity for you to use photographs from the City Space exhibition as inspiration for your own poetry and prose. More info and book a place.