Thursday, 24 March 2011

Old photos found - spark memories of the 1980's

A pile of photographs found during a refurbishment of an old music hall have sparked memories of 1980s Cardiff life – with residents coming forward with stories and information on times gone by.

A new Facebook page has been created for Cardiff residents to come forward with memories and stories relating to a unearthed pile of old photographs.
Jon Pountney, 32 from Roath, started the Cardiff Before Cardiff blog to showcase some of the portraits taken in the 1982 by photographer Keith S Robertson.
The prints were discovered while Pountney was busy renovating Warwick Hall – a music venue and recording studio in Gabalfa which we featured on the blog here. "I was instantly struck by the quality of the prints and the vibrant, positive atmosphere depicted," he said.

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