11 Portsmouth Festivities not to miss this week

Portsmouth Festivities 2017 is underway! This year’s schedule comprises over 100 dazzling and diverse events taking place across the city from Friday 16th to Sunday 25th June. This year’s programme features by internationally-acclaimed artists, local talent, plenty of free activities, and commemorative events, spanning all ages and interests. Portsmouth’s flagship multi-disciplinary …

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Event highlights in Portsmouth and Southsea this June

Look at that sun! We’re almost halfway through 2017 — wasn’t it Christmas just last week? — and Portsmouth’s events calendar is getting as hot as the weather. Southsea Bandstand is underway every weekend, Portsmouth Festivities is just around the corner, festival season has kicked off, and venues across the …

Gunwharf Quays to host Portsmouth’s first Seafood Festival

Seafood lovers are in for a real treat this summer, as Gunwharf Quays play host to Portsmouth’s very first Seafood Festival, celebrating the city’s seafood and fishing heritage. The free two-day event will take place on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June from 10:00am to 6:00pm. The weekend will showcase …

Help identify men lost at sea in the Battle of Jutland

The University of Portsmouth are asking the public for help with identifying men who died in the Battle of Jutland, as they publish a comprehensive naval database. The database, which comprises records of men who died in the 36-hour battle which claimed 6,000 British lives, includes information on the names, …

The Wedgewood Rooms launch multi-date comedy festival

This Summer The Wedgewood Rooms will be hosting their multi-date Comedy Festival throughout June, July and August to celebrate 25 years as a Comedy venue. Working with Off The Kerb Productions, home to Bafta-winning comedy legend Michael McIntyre, the Wedge Comedy Festival will be bringing together over 15 dates of …

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 …