Jeeves Williams's posts

Pompey Supporters’ Trust approve Michael Eisner’s takeover proposal

In an exciting turn of events, the Pompey Supporters’ Trust (PST) have voted their approval of former Disney CEO Michael Eisner’s proposal to buy Portsmouth Football Club: £5.67million bid from Eisner’s Tornante investment group. Community shareholders in PST — Portsmouth Football Club’s principal shareholder, with 48.5% of the club’s equity — voted …

Portsmouth Poetry event honours sacrifice of Passchendaele soldiers

Portsmouth Poetry are collaborating with The New Theatre Royal Players and Dancers and the School of Creative Technology at the University of Portsmouth to create a performance in remembrance of the soldiers who sacrificed their lives at the 3rd Battle of Ypres — more commonly known as the Battle of Passchendaele …

Gorillaz: Humanz

Gorillaz are heading out on the road this summer, and to kick things off, they’re playing a tiny warm-up show in Portsmouth. Their UK tour follows the release of their fifth album, Humanz, heralded a party album for a world gone mad, with features spanning from Vince Staples and Danny …

Exbury Egg comes to Gunwharf Quays and Aspex Gallery

Stephen Turner, the artist who created the Exbury Egg, a wooden egg-shaped sculpture in which he lived and worked for over a year during 2013 and 2014, continues his odyssey across southern England with a new exhibition and residency programme, Everything Comes from the Egg, in Gunwharf Quays …

Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett joins Portsmouth Guildhall Wall of Fame

Portsmouth Guildhall have inducted Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett into their Wall of Fame in recognition of his contribution to music during a career spanning almost five decades. As a musician, songwriter, singer, and producer, Steve Hackett gained prominence as the guitarist of English progressive rock band, Genesis, from 1971 to …

Pint of Science brings University of Portsmouth talks to your local pub

Pint of Science returns to Portsmouth and Southsea this May, with science-focused talks taking place in two pubs — The Barley Mow and The Fat Fox — across three evenings. Hear 18 University of Portsmouth researchers talk about everything from volcanoes and prehistoric life to mending organs and how frogs …

Express FM’s spoiler-free preview of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Portsmouth’s very own radio station, Express FM, offers an in-depth spoiler-free look at this week’s biggest release, courtesy of movie critic Jon Brown: Marvel Studios’ eagerly-awaited Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. The film launches in UK cinemas on 28th April — we’re flocking to the …

Hollywood Bowl Portsmouth and American diner launch at Gunwharf Quays

Gunwharf Quays becomes home to a dazzling Hollywood Bowl this month, as the popular Bowlplex centre undergoes a major £750,000 refurbishment. Work is well underway, with the centre remaining open for the duration of the refurbishment, which is set to complete on Friday 28th April. The redesigned space will include …

Portsmouth Cumberland House natural history museum reopens

Portsmouth’s Cumberland House natural history museum reopens on Saturday 8th April, with a fresh new look. The building has been closed for repairs, redecoration, the installation of a new wheelchair ramp, and work to bring the terrace at the back of the building to its former glory. Staff have been …

Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum reopens with free entry

Portsmouth’s Charles Dickens’ Birthplace Museum celebrates its reopening with three days of free entry. The museum opens for the summer season on Friday 31st March, and marks English Tourism Week with free admission through to Sunday 2nd April. The building, in Old Commercial Road, will then be open every Friday, …

Car boot sale returns to Southsea Common

Bargain hunters will be flocking to Southsea Common this Sunday, on the 2nd April, as the Portsmouth car boot sales return. The event will be making its debut for the year in the area next to Pier Road, from 7:00am to 2:00pm, with free entry for all shoppers and browsers. This …