August event highlights in Portsmouth

Summer is reaching its peak, and Portsmouth is busier than ever, with Southsea Common covered in classic cars, Palmerston Road thriving during the Love Southsea Market, iconic venues opening their doors for exclusive behind-the-scenes tours, the skies lit up with colour as Portsmouth Kite Festival returns, and the seafront shaken by …

The Southsea Show brings entertainment and culture to Portsmouth

Today is day two of three of this year’s The Southsea Show, taking place on Southsea Common for the second year in a row following a hugely successful revival in 2013. Organisers have filled an even larger site with countless more acts and activities, including music, theatre, dance, sports, and …

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The Charity Stage at The Southsea Show

Giving something back to the city has always been an integral part of The Southsea Show, and that’s why, over the three-day weekend that the event runs this year, The Charity Stage will be going strong. Expect some of the best local tribute and cover bands from Portsmouth, with Johnny …
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The Farm Village at The Southsea Show

Where would we be without farmers? Agriculture will be firmly celebrated at The Southsea Show over the three days in the Farm Village, where you’ll find all things related to the country. The Reptile Tent is returning following its huge popularity in 2013, rejoined by the Fur and Feather tent, …
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Last Weekend of the Southsea Bandstand

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Portsmouth International Kite Festival Returns to Southsea Common

Portsmouth International Kite Festival returns to Southsea Common on 24th — 26th August for its 22nd annual occurrence, jointly organised by Portsmouth City Council and The Kite Society of Great Britain. It promises to be even more spectacular than ever, with over a hundred kite fliers from four continents sending …

M275 Northbound Closed Outside Peak Times From 19th to 23rd August

Motorists have been warned to expect delays throughout Portsmouth from 8:00pm on Monday 19th August through to 5:30am on Friday 23rd August as Colas continues to waterproof the northbound M275. In order to keep disruption to a minimum, work will only be carried out outside of peak …

The Southsea Show Returns

Update: 7th June 2013 Singer Chesney Hawkes, known for his infamous chart-topping tune ‘The One and Only‘, has been confirmed for a performance at the End of the Pier show in the big top at the Southsea Show this year. Venues and community groups from around Portsmouth, with support from …