Review: Gabrielle Aplin at The Pyramids Centre

Picture credit:  jameswhitephotos.com / facebook.com/jameswhitephotography   Six years after bursting onto the scene with her hugely successful covers via her YouTube channel, and four years after her last visit to Portsmouth, Gabrielle Aplin took the stage at The Pyramids Centre on Southsea seafront as part of her …

Hotwalls Studios application process opens

Portsmouth City Council have announced that applications for the hotly anticipated Hotwalls Studios in Old Portsmouth are officially open. The recently rebranded project aims to provide a supportive community in which artists, creatives, and makers can develop and grow their businesses locally in Portsmouth. The studio spaces are located …

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Portsmouth residents face first council tax increase in three years

Portsmouth residents will have a first council tax rise in three years after a 3.99% increase was agreed at the city’s full council meeting this week. The decision will cost the typical Portsmouth household around an extra 70p a week, but will generate more than £2.5m to go towards funding council …

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Review: Gabrielle Aplin at The Pyramids Centre

Picture credit:  jameswhitephotos.com / facebook.com/jameswhitephotography   Six years after bursting onto the scene with her hugely successful covers via her YouTube channel, and four years after her last visit to Portsmouth, Gabrielle Aplin took the stage at The Pyramids Centre on Southsea seafront as part of her …

Hotwalls Studios application process opens

Portsmouth City Council have announced that applications for the hotly anticipated Hotwalls Studios in Old Portsmouth are officially open. The recently rebranded project aims to provide a supportive community in which artists, creatives, and makers can develop and grow their businesses locally in Portsmouth. The studio spaces are located …

Portsmouth residents face first council tax increase in three years

Portsmouth residents will have a first council tax rise in three years after a 3.99% increase was agreed at the city’s full council meeting this week. The decision will cost the typical Portsmouth household around an extra 70p a week, but will generate more than £2.5m to go towards funding council …

Portsmouth pupils salute Navy heroes

Royal Marines drummers kicked off a Portsmouth school’s real heroes week in style with a surprise playground performance. The five-strong Corps of Drums from the city’s Royal Marines Band amazed pupils and staff at Court Lane Infant School, Cosham, with a dazzling 20-minute display to launch the ‘Real …

Make the perfect pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

How do you make the perfect pancakes? Well you need to start with a good pan. Staub create the highest quality cast iron pancake pans. Made in France, the cast iron pans heats up quickly and retains heat exceptionally well, so there’s no need to keep the heat turned up …

Victorious Festival announce first acts for 2016

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds have been confirmed for this year’s Victorious Festival on Southsea Common. The Ivor Nevello Award-winning English rock band will perform as Sunday night’s headliner at the award-winning Portsmouth festival. Saturday’s headline act will be Welsh rock legends The Manic Street Preachers, who’ll be celebrating the 20th anniversary of their …

Films showing this February at No. 6 Cinema Portsmouth

Hot on the heels of their terrific January programme, No. 6 Cinema have another month’s worth of brilliant movie screenings lined up, with their signature mix of the latest and greatest blockbuster releases and renowned cult classics all showing on the biggest screen on the south coast. The February programme at …

University of Portsmouth celebrates LGBT History Month

The University of Portsmouth are celebrating LGBT History Month in February with a film festival and a free public lecture. On Wednesday 3rd February, Dr. Dominic Janes (pictured above), Reader in Cultural History and Visual Studies at Birkbeck, University of London, will be leading a free lecture titled In Vision …