Love Southsea Markets extend to Sundays for 2015

  Portsmouth’s leading independent street market organisation has announced an exciting expansion for 2015. Over the past four years, Love Southsea Markets have become key contributors to Southsea’s economic growth, boosting footfall to the Southsea Shopping areas of Palmerston Road, Marmion Road, and Osborne Road. Local independent traders, businesses, and …

7 Fireworks and Bonfire Night Events in Portsmouth

It’s the time of the year when we all start to get excited about Hallowe’en and Christmas, but between those two dates comes Bonfire Night, another yearly tradition which we Brits absolutely love. Portsmouth is no stranger to the skies being filled with colours and bangs at the beginning of …

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The Charity Village at The Southsea Show

As well as The Charity Stage, The Southsea Show 2014 will see the return of the Charity Village in support of nearly 30 local causes. Last year, in 2013, an excess of £3,000 was raised at The Southsea Show, and organisers and charities alike are aiming to beat that …
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Park & Sail Service Concludes With 1,468 Bank Holiday Passengers

This Bank Holiday weekend saw the Park & Sail scheme conclude with a bang, with the service having its busiest weekend to date, as 1,468 passengers made the short 25-minute voyage to Gunwharf Quays from Portsmouth International Port. Most of the passengers used the service to reach some of Portsmouth’s …

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 …

Gerry Cottle's WOW! Circus Comes To Southsea

It has been just over 50 years since Gerry Cottle completed the age-old adage of running away to join the circus, swapping his suburban London home for a caravan, and his schoolbooks for a set of juggling clubs. He soon excelled and expanded his repertoire to include stilt walking, bareback …

Portsmouth Yoga Offers Free Classes For International Women’s Day

Lucy Barlow of Portsmouth Yoga has begun welcoming beginners along to free yoga sessions in commemoration of International Women’s Day 2013 (Friday 8th March). Lucy recently launched a series of classes at the Everybody Pilates studio in Kings Road, Southsea, and is now looking to introduce yoga to local ladies …

Isle of Wight Festival Announces Additions To 2013 Line-Up

The Isle of Wight Festival just announced several additional acts to their 2013 line-up. The likes of Rizzle Kicks, Everything Everything, Bastille, Delilah, Damian Lazarus, Zane Lowe, Tim Burgess, T’Pau, and Little Mix have been added to the roster for the 13th — 16th June musical event. On Friday 14th …

Zippo’s Circus at The Kings Theatre

Zippo’s Circus is hitting The Kings Theatre in Southsea from 19th February – 25th February, featuring a huge lineup of hilarious and entertaining acts, from Guy Barrett and Company wowing the audience with mind-bending illusions to superstar clown Tweedy making spectators raise the roof with laughter. The whole show will …

Romeo and Juliet at The Kings Theatre: Review

Romeo and Juliet has been around for centuries. Playwrights and troupes worldwide have nipped and tucked Shakespeare’s infamous classic into endless interpretations, venturing between many genres and theatrical forms, from ice ballets to large-scale professionally-choreographed dance shows. The tragically romantic tale became a successful Leonardo DiCaprio-starring feature film a few …