International Day of Charity

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International Day of Char...

The 5th September marks the International Day of Charity so we thought we’d shout about some of the amazing things that happen here at the Spinnaker Tower! The Spinnaker Tower has become synonymous with various charitable causes, whether that be through raising the awareness of charities through our spectacular lighting, or people taking on some […]

Bringing Huntington’s d...

The Emirates Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth will turn green on 16th May. The aim? To raise awareness of Huntington’s disease, a little known genetic brain disorder. Therefore, the Emirates Spinnaker Tower is taking part in an international campaign called #LightItUp4HD. As part of the event, buildings and landmarks across the globe will illuminate to shine […]

Tower to Light Blue for B...

Spinnaker Tower will mark Brain Injury Awareness week by lighting up the Tower in blue from 9th to 12th May. Michael said “We are very thankful to the Spinnaker Tower team, we take every opportunity to reach out to the public and professionals to let people know about brain injury and the services we provide […]

Pirate Sebbie lights up S...

On World Wish Day®, this Saturday, a special four year old boy will be lighting up the Spinnaker Tower to summon the pirates for his One True Wish, to have a pirate party on a real ship on the sea. 29 April celebrates World Wish Day, the anniversary of the first wish granted by Make-A-Wish […]

Spinnaker Tower looks pre...

Spinnaker Tower will be bathed in pink light in support of Wear A Hat Day on Friday 31st March 2017 for the national charity Brain Tumour Research. Wear A Hat Day is the UK’s premier brain tumour awareness event, raising money to improve the lives of patients and help find a cure. Ellie Morgan, PR […]

Spinnaker Tower goes Blue...

Portsmouth Water and Southern Water have joined together with the Spinnaker Tower to promote World Water Day in support of WaterAid. By turning itself blue, the Spinnaker Tower will help raise awareness of the fact that on this planet we still have the unacceptable situation where one in ten people lack access to clean, safe […]

How to change a Spinnaker...

Visitors are often intrigued about the Tower’s lighting – how many lights are there, what colours can the lights go and most of all, how do we change the lightbulbs?! Enter Bernie Welch, the Tower’s Technical Services Manager. His job is to make sure that everything is shipshape and that includes changing our lightbulbs. But […]