Earlier this month, I visited the Grosvenor museum to visit the End of the Season exhibition by Stephen Clarke. It was based around a series of postcards and photography based around the ever changing scenery in the 80s around the seaside town of Rhyl, Wales. The pictures mainly showed off the seafront, fairground and caravan park where his family holidays used to take place. The general feel that these photographs put across is that feeling of decline as less and less people visit and the unresolved decay changes the surroundings of the tourist town. It was interesting to see how Clarke saw the changes in the town and really pinpointed how from being a child holding his father’s hand, to later on in the ever changing economy how the place could still be seen as a home from home.

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