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 …

Portsmouth Festivities unveil ‘Play’ theme for 2017 programme

Portsmouth Festivities announced their 2017 events programme and theme through a launch evening at The Square Tower in Old Portsmouth on Thursday 16th March. This year’s schedule comprises over 100 dazzling and diverse events taking place across the city from Friday 16th to Sunday 25th June, including features by internationally-acclaimed artists, …

HRH The Princess Royal to open ‘Women and the Royal Navy’ exhibition

HRH The Princess Royal, Patron of the National Museum of the Royal Navy and Patron of the Women’s Royal Navy Service Centenary (WRNS100) will officially open the ‘Pioneers to Professionals: Women and the Royal Navy’ at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard on Wednesday 8th March 2017. HRH The Princess Royal held the …

Hospital staff take part in WardWalk event for QA

Staff from Queen Alexandra Hospital’s Children’s Assessment Unit are taking part in Portsmouth Hospitals Charity’s annual WardWalk event on Sunday 21st May, raising funds for a portable interactive floor for their department. The interactive floor is a projector that projects games such as hopscotch, mini football, and an interactive piano …

Interview: Portsmouth Vegan Festival organizer Victoria Bryceson

Portsmouth is getting its very own vegan festival, taking place at Portsmouth Guildhall on Saturday 25th February, with over 100 stalls. The day will encompass cooking demonstrations and fascinating talks, and the cuisines on offer are from all around the world, including Italian, Chinese, English, Malaysian, African, and more — not …