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Portishead Christmas Picture Quiz 2018

Visit Portishead Christmas Quiz 2018About the Christmas Picture Quiz

Well, it's just a bit of fun really. We hope you'll explore parts of Portishead you haven't seen before.

Anyone can enter. Tell all your friends, enemies, relatives, colleagues, neighbours, and acquaintances.

Don't worry if you don't get all the answers 100% correct. Even if you don't score maximum points, you're still in with a chance of a prize!

Have a Go - It's FREE - Great Prizes

Win one of these great prizes (Ts&Cs apply):

  • £50 voucher from Venga
  • Free month's gym and swim from Parish Wharf Leisure Centre
  • Free lunch for two at The Old Mill
  • Half magnum Champagne from ChristopherFielden.com
  • Free family swim at Parish Wharf Leisure Centre

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1. One Silver Sphere

Picture quiz 1: a silver ball

There are four large silver spheres like this one. They were connected by a "light time-line" that links the old and new towns of Portishead. Where's this one?

 

2. Modern Art

Picture quiz 2: modern sculpture

Now, this great modern sculpture celebrates the power and imagination youth. Yes, it's in Portishead. Where?

 

3. Sunset Over the Bristol Channel

Quiz picture 3: beautiful sunset

A combination of west-facing aspect and beautiful Welsh mountains gives Portishead some of the best sunsets in the world. Where was the camera when this picture was taken?

 

4. Road to Nowhere

Picture quiz 4: road

Here's a Portishead relic that links the Old and the New Worlds, not to mention the old and the new parts of Portishead. You can read its name on a plaque nearby. What is it?

 

5. Waves on the Road

Quiz picture 5: wavy lines

There are several of these. How many?

 

6. Three Gables

Quiz picture 6: three gables

On which Victorian public building in Portishead can you see this nice old - and new - roof-line?

 

7. Pirate Swords

Picture quiz 7: swords

Fancy! Portishead boasts two cutlasses, embedded in a stone! They're on a footpath close to a bridge. What is the name of the bridge?

 

8. School's out for...

Quiz picture 8: school's out

Children used to get an education here but now more senior people make use of the building. What was it and what is it now?

 

9. Round Walk

Picture quiz 9: looks like a dalek

Here's a bit of Portishead's nautical heritage! It's no longer used, but what a beautiful piece of Victorian engineering, nonetheless? What is its name?

 

10. A Popular Club

Quiz picture 10: a club

Now this is a tricky one. If you don't already know it, you' might need to ask a long-time Portishead resident to find out what this popular club is called. Well, what is it called?

 

11. An Important Wall

Picture quiz 11: plaque

This millstone is mounted in a wall that used to be very important to the town. The answer's on the plaque. What was the wall?

 

12. Identical Balls

Picture quiz 12: balls

Here's a row of interesting balls. The picture doesn't show them all, unfortunately, because that would make it too easy. How many are there altogether in this row?

 

13. A Popular Door

Picture quiz 13: door

This door used to be very popular, used frequently by many residents. Why?

 

14. Another Lighthouse

picture quiz 14: lighthouse

This nautical embellishment crowns a building that consumes lots of energy. What's the name of the road closest to the building?

 

15. Tower with a Twist

Picture quiz 15: tower

What happened to the clock?
And no, it's not been photoshopped.

 

16. Well, Well, Well!

Picture quiz 16: pump

Here's an interesting piece of Portishead's past. Imagine having to come here to draw all your water. Where is it?

 

17. Wheel, Wheel, Wheel!

Picture quiz 17: wheel

Where is this "wheel" in the wall of an interesting building? People live in it now, what was the building's original purpose?

 

18. Anybody Know Morse Code?

Picture quiz 18: telegraph

Here's a new business in an old building. What is the new business and what was the old?
There's an extra point for answers in Morse Code, but it's not essential.

 

19. Not Far Away

Picture quiz 19: dragon

This mythical creature has at least nine lives, though it's not a cat. Where is it, and what do people do underneath it?

 

20. Another Mythical Creature?

Picture quiz 20: scarab

Come on! Where is this creature climbing the wall.

 

That's the End.

The quiz closes at midnight on New Year's Eve, 2018.

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