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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 …
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Jun 2017

Babigloo: music for babies

Parents and babies will love the Babigloo classical music and theatre sessions at The Pyramids Centre’s Glass House! These non-verbal sessions are led purely by the use of classical music, vocal sounds, and rhythms mixed with theatre props and visual elements, and form part of the programme for Portsmouth Festivities …
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Jun 2017

Portsmouth at Play Trail

Follow Portsmouth Festivities’ play-themed free family trail throughout the museum, and discover more about the collections on display and the history of Portsmouth. The trail runs during the full run of Portsmouth Festivities 2017, from 10:00am to 5:30pm, starting on Friday 16th June and closing on Sunday 25th June. It’s …
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Jun 2017

World War II Weekend

The World War II Weekend returns to Action Stations in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th March 2017, commemorating the 76th anniversary of the second Blitz of Portsmouth, which saw Boathouse No. 6 — home to Action Stations and No. 6 Cinema — caught in …
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Mar 2017

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.
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Feb 2017

Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book

Theatre company Oddsocks bring their tour of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book to Portsmouth’s New Theatre Royal on Thursday 9th and Friday 10th February. Enjoy the comical adventures of Mowgli the man-cub as he battles to survive and become the leader of the pack. Based on stories from The Jungle …
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Feb 2017

Aspex Family Saturdays — Chinese New Year

On Saturday 4th February, Aspex Gallery’s free weekly drop-in family workshop ties in with the Chinese New Year celebrations taking place in Gunwharf Quays. Young budding artists will be making special decorations to celebrate the Year of the Rooster! Each of these unique workshops take place in Aspex’s new Learning …
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Feb 2017

Thorney Island Fireworks and Bonfire

Emsworth’s Thorney Island fireworks display and bonfire returns from 6:00pm on Thursday 3rd November. There will be food and drink stalls, a funfair for the children — and adults! — and protective marquees should the weather take a turn for the worse. Admission is £2.00 per person or £10.00 per …
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Nov 2016

Face Your Fears at the Spinnaker Tower

Face your fears at the Spinnaker Tower during the October half-term, with a range of fun nerve-testing activities daily from Saturday 22nd through Sunday 30th! Get a head for heights by taking on various fun challenges on the glass floor Sky Walk 100metres above Portsmouth Harbor. A Zoolab ranger will be …
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Oct 2016

‘The BFG’ at No. 6 Cinema

No. 6 Cinema, Portsmouth’s only independent filmhouse, screen 2016 American fantasy adventure film The BFG on Saturday 17th September 2016, from 7:00pm. Steven Spielberg’s vision of The BFG could not have come at a more opportune time: this year we celebrate 100 years of Roald Dahl. At the centre of the tale is …
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Sep 2016