THE PEOPLE'S PIER

The popular culture of pleasure piers and cultural regeneration through community heritage

Celebrating Popular Culture on Clevedon Pier

The People’s Pier research team are delighted to have been part of such a successful and productive partnership with the…

We <3 Piers!

In a recent interview on the Chris Evans Breakfast Show Dr Anya Chapman, Senior Lecturer in Tourism Management at Bournemouth University talks…

Open Air Pop-up Cinema on Clevedon Pier !

September is just the BEST month for open air cinema… so the People’s Pier project is headding to Clevedon to put on…

Seaside popular culture and the politics of taste

In April Julian Caddy, Managing director of Brighton Fringe, caused what seemed to be a ‘local’ argument about Brighton’s Palace…

Screening of Re: A Pier on the pier

  by Olu Jenzen 12 May 2016 It’s the world premier of Archie Lauchlan’s feature documentary about Hastings Pier, AND the first…

Study day on Hastings Pier

by Olu Jenzen University of Brighton Media Studies student were invited to take part in a study day on Hasting…

The Musical heritage of Hastings Pier

by Olu Jenzen and Beatrice Rapley   The silent disco on the Hastings Pier was an event that aimed to…

Pierdom: Photographs of Britain’s piers by Simon Roberts

Exhibition in Brighton featuring several of Britain’s stunning piers and the every day life that goes on, on and around…

The musical lives of British seaside piers

by Matt Brennan Seaside towns have been important locations for British leisure culture from the Victorian era onward, and music…

How Clevedon Pier performs in Never Let Me Go

by Lavinia Brydon Never Let Me Go (Mark Romanek, 2010) is a haunting love story set in an alternative Britain,…

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