Portsmouth’s Race For Life 2017

Cancer Research’s Race For Life is returning to Portsmouth this year ready to kick cancer’s butt on Southsea Common. With many races available for all abilities there is no excuses not to get involved. Run or walk the 5k, 10k, Half Marathon or Marathon. Or why not throw yourself into …
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Aug 2017

Portsmouth Relay for Life 2017

The Portsmouth Relay for Life returns for its 21st year on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th July 2017, bringing the local community together to unite against cancer. Teams of friends, family, and colleagues rally together, raising as much as possible through the year for Cancer Research UK. The vital money …
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Jul 2017

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UVG Presents ‘Recovered’ in aid of Give a Gig week

On Friday 31st March UVG Present ‘Recovered’ in aid of Give a Gig week, hosted at Portsmouth’s Rifle Club. An evening to help raise awareness of an amazing organisation without whom The UVG would simply not exist. The National Foundation for Youth Music are our major funders and their support …
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Mar 2017

Indian Restaurant Helping Feed Homeless in Portsmouth

An Indian restaurant has been helping feed homeless people in Portsmouth by cooking up free curry. The Akash, established since 1978, in Albert Road, Southsea lent its support to the charity Don’t Hate, Donate. The organisation runs a weekly food event to ensure that people experiencing hardship have enough to …

Local Band Raise £1,260 for QA Hospitals Breast Services Department

Local band My Generation, have raised £1,260 for Queen Alexandra Hospital’s Breast Services Department. My Generation was put together by Mark Warren, Johnny Mac and Peter Grady. They kindly hold charity Motown, Soul and Northern nights a few times a year to raise money for various local charities. The money was …

Crabtree & Evelyn charity shopping event

Following the success of their 2016 event, Portsmouth Hospitals Charity have once again teamed up with Crabtree & Evelyn in Gunwharf Quays to host an exclusive Mother’s Day shopping event on Thursday 23rd March, from 7:00pm through 9:00pm. Tickets are just £10.00 and include a luxury goody bag, complimentary refreshments …
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Mar 2017

The Rucksack Bus: Helping the Homeless

A vision is about to become reality for a local woman, Joanne Vines from Lee-on-the-Solent, who is passionate about helping the homeless following her recent plea for a double decker bus. Joanne Vines and Sammy Barcroft have successfully held the Rucksack Event in Portsmouth for the last 4 years, the …

Beating Heart at Portsmouth Guildhall

Beating Heart is Portsmouth’s best-value one-day music event, headlined by English-American pop-rock band The Hoosiers (Goodbye Mr. A, Worried About Ray), with over 30 bands playing across five stages, all for just £10.00. Starting at 3:00pm and running through ‘til 11:00pm, Beating Heart’s line-up includes [deep breath]: Blackfoot Circle Crown of …
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Mar 2017

Motown Evening Fundraiser at Tiger Tiger

On Friday 17th March, Tiger Tiger Portsmouth are hosting a fundraising Motown Evening, in support of The Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation. Gloria Miller is Diana Ross, a brilliant tribute act promising to delight and entertain the crowds, all in the name of charity. Also included in the evening is …
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Mar 2017

Magician to escape strait jacket, hung upside-down from Spinnaker Tower

A spectacular strait jacket escape is set to amaze Spinnaker Tower visitors on Wednesday 12th April when magician Dan Churchley attempts to complete the daring stunt, all whilst suspended upside-down 100 metres above sea level from the building’s renowned glass floor. As well as captivating visitors, the stunt will also …

Funk You Charity Gig

On Saturday 11th March, Portsmouth’s Wedgewood Rooms host ‘Funk You’, a charity gig supporting a young boy who needs expensive medical treatment. Frankie is a four-year-old boy who, in November 2014, fell off a child’s Thomas & Friends toy table. Frankie was fine at first, but rapidly deteriorated and, while medics were at his …
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Mar 2017