Fratton Big Local Festival of Light: 19 pictures of glorious parade as residents gather for festivities
The event took place in Fratton last night and was organised by Fratton Big Local. Visitors walked down the street holding bright lanterns. Among them were families, children, Lord Mayor and Mayoress Nikki and Tom Coles, and Portsmouth South MP Stephen Morgan.
Marc Thorpe, who created special effects for Star Wars and Indiana Jones films before launching Robot Wars, which feature radio-controlled gladiators in events he called “festivals of destruction and survival,” has died. He was 77. Thorpe died Friday of complications related to Parkinson’s disease at a hospice facility in Alamo, California, his daughter, Megan Feffer, …