12 things to do in Portsmouth this July

Shop for unique finds from local artists and creators as you walk down to the seaside to listen to live 90s music, before strolling through the old part of town to sip champagne 100 metres over the harbour or watch a Japanese film on the biggest screen on the south coast …

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 …

Portsmouth Poetry event honours sacrifice of Passchendaele soldiers

Portsmouth Poetry are collaborating with The New Theatre Royal Players and Dancers and the School of Creative Technology at the University of Portsmouth to create a performance in remembrance of the soldiers who sacrificed their lives at the 3rd Battle of Ypres — more commonly known as the Battle of Passchendaele …

One Night of Queen

Since winning ITV’s Stars In Their Eyes in 2000, Gary Mullen formed the band The Works and began touring a tribute show to rock legends Queen, and brings the renowned performance to The Kings Theatre on Thursday 11th May. Join One Night of Queen as the show celebrates its 15th …
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Pint of Science brings University of Portsmouth talks to your local pub

Pint of Science returns to Portsmouth and Southsea this May, with science-focused talks taking place in two pubs — The Barley Mow and The Fat Fox — across three evenings. Hear 18 University of Portsmouth researchers talk about everything from volcanoes and prehistoric life to mending organs and how frogs …

May event highlights in Portsmouth and Southsea

From family festivals and sports events to comedy nights and street markets, Portsmouth’s ever-bustling events calendar shows no signs of relenting in May. It’s tough to pick out the top recommendations, but here are 11 highlights for the month ahead. Laugh the night away at Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club Award-winning comedian James Alderson …

10 springtime things to enjoy in Portsmouth and Southsea

January and February are December’s Christmas hangover: the cold wet weather lingers, and things just aren’t quite as fun. March starts turning things around, but when April arrives and brings spring with it, stuff really starts kicking off. Almost every other day has been hot and sunny this month. The …

What to do in Portsmouth this Easter

The sun is shining and the Easter Holidays are fast approaching, the kids are off school and keeping them occupied can be tough. Luckily for us Portsmouth has plenty in store for the upcoming weeks. Have a look at our top picks of things to do this Easter around the city: …

Car boot sale returns to Southsea Common

Bargain hunters will be flocking to Southsea Common this Sunday, on the 2nd April, as the Portsmouth car boot sales return. The event will be making its debut for the year in the area next to Pier Road, from 7:00am to 2:00pm, with free entry for all shoppers and browsers. This …

10 ways to treat mum in Portsmouth this Mother’s Day

Afternoon teas, theatre productions, film screenings, relaxing walks, special brunch menus — whatever your mum enjoys, there’s a way to treat her in Portsmouth this weekend! Here are our ten highlights for Mother’s Day events in our city:   Brunch with mum at the Spinnaker Tower Whisk your mum to the …