The Grunch at the New Theatre Royal

The Grunch, a new children’s musical coming to Portsmouth’s New Theatre Royal on Saturday 24th June 2017, tells the story of grumpy outsider Rudy Grunch. When his entire school gets excited about the annual school musical, Rudy comes up with the perfect plan to ruin it for everyone: he steals …
24 th
Jun 2017
16:00

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The Spice Box

A riotous interactive performance based on Tudor life and the spice trade: ‘The Spice Box’ comes to Southsea Castle on Sunday 18th June. This one-woman show surrounds a lady’s Spice Box: an interactive box with wings and doors where puppets appear and pirate ships come to capture people off the …
18 th
Jun 2017
11:00

Bright Sparks

Filskit Theatre perform their production Bright Sparks at Portsmouth’s New Theatre Royal on Saturday 25th February — a delightfully humorous show! Links and Rex are like light and dark, left and right. Links is logical — she likes order and fact — while Rex is different: she’s imaginative, a daydreamer.
25 th
Feb 2017
13:30

Willy Wonka’s Golden Ticket Chocolate Workshop

Portsmouth chocolatiers Choc & Truffle host the perfect half-term treat: their Willy Wonka Golden Ticket Chocolate Workshops on Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd February. Indulge in a world of pure imagination at Choc & Truffle’s real-life chocolate factory, and create your own golden chocolate ticket, followed by a three-course chocolate …
23 rd
Feb 2017
10:00

LEGO shipbuilding at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

On Wednesday 22nd February, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard host a LEGO shipbuilding workshop, perfect for kids during the half-term holidays. After you’ve built your ship from LEGO, you can animate it and put yourself in the picture as captain, before emailing yourself the photo! This is a great way to get the kids …
22 nd
Feb 2017
11:00

Notorious Navvies at Fort Nelson

Head to the Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson this February half term and find out about the people who built this impressive fort – the notorious navvies. There will be tonnes of fun for the kids with ‘navvy challenges’ and traditional Victorian crafts, plus you can find out all about the work …
22 nd
Feb 2017
10:00

Fractured Fairytales at the New Theatre Royal

The Young Creatives at Portsmouth’s New Theatre Royal present a two-day drama workshop, Fractured Fairytales, on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd February. The event is part of Portsmouth BookFest 2017, but the organisers have done something terrible: they’ve torn up the pages of the traditional fairytales, and glued them back …
21 st
Feb 2017
10:00