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Triple family graduation at University of Portsmouth

Pictured: Tina Salt (centre) with daughters Jody (left) and Amy (right) all graduate from the University of Portsmouth Tina Salt is one of the University of Portsmouth’s Academic Registry team, so she’s very used to graduation ceremonies — but this year will be extra-special, as Tina and her two …

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Triple family graduation at University of Portsmouth

Pictured: Tina Salt (centre) with daughters Jody (left) and Amy (right) all graduate from the University of Portsmouth Tina Salt is one of the University of Portsmouth’s Academic Registry team, so she’s very used to graduation ceremonies — but this year will be extra-special, as Tina and her two …

Mary Rose Museum reopens with unobstructed views, 3D projections

After 34 years of conservation and preservation work, and six months of closure, the Mary Rose Museum have finally unveiled the first entirely unobstructed publicly-accessible views of Henry VIII’s beloved warship. A press event was held today (Tuesday 19th July 2016) on the uppermost deck of the museum, where we …

Your Guide for the America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth

The highly-anticipated America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) returns to Portsmouth’s shores from the 21st through the 24th July, promising to be a world-class spectacle for all to enjoy. Here’s our guide on all that’s happening at the prestigious sailing event, written by locals.   The America’s Cup racing At the …

100 days to start of Team Britannia’s world record attempt

Team Britannia Construction of the 80ft British designed powerboat is well underway on the south coast, with the wheelhouse and plating for the hull being cut next week. Alan Priddy, Team Principal, said: “This is a big moment for the Team. There is just 100 days to finish …

Biggest galactic map throws light on dark energy

Pictured: a slice through the map of the large-scale structure of the Universe from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and its Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey — each dot indicates the position of a galaxy 6-billion years in the past, and the image covers about 1/20th of the sky An …

New Flooded Forest feature unveiled at Portsmouth Blue Reef Aquarium

A spectacular new freshwater display based on a flooded tropical rainforest is set to open at Portsmouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium this weekend. Themed around a mysterious ruined temple complex, Flooded Forest is home to a variety of exotic freshwater species including motoro stingrays, angel fish, turtles, piranha, and 1,000 tetra …

Southsea Food Festival returns this weekend

Tens of thousands of shoppers will descend upon the Southsea Shopping district this weekend for the eighth annual Southsea Food Festival. 100+ street food traders are set to offer up wares and produce ranging from fresh fruit and veg, confectionaries such as sweets and macarons, and beers and IPAs to international …

University of Portsmouth graduates launch film production studio

Pictured: Electric Sheep film production trio in their Hotwalls studio | From left to right: Alex Fountain, Owen Beynon, and Charlie Timson University of Portsmouth Film Production students Owen Beynon, Alex Foundation, and Charlie Timson have wasted no time in diving headfirst into their careers, collaborating on a filmmaking studio …