Seafront retirement flats named with Portsmouth history in mind

Housebuilder, McCarthy and Stone, has announced the names of its new assisted living and retirement developments in Southsea, inspired by the city’s history. Located on South Parade, Tudor Rose Court will comprise 66 Assisted Living apartments for the over 70’s, and Savoy House will present a further 31 Retirement Living …

‘Seen on TV’ at Southsea Bandstand

Nick Courtney hosts the Southsea Bandstand on Sunday 21st August 2016, concluding the summer’s Sunday at the Bandstand programme with three acts who have earned national acclaim — a ‘Seen on TV’ theme. First on the bill are Sound of the Sirens, a foot-stomping crowd-engaging female folk-rock duo …
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Tributes and Covers at Southsea Bandstand

Casemates Rehearsal Studios host the Southsea Bandstand on Sunday 14th August, with performances from The Bootlegs, Reactor 1, and Danny & The Dreamtones — a hat trick of terrific local tribute and cover bands. The Bootlegs is comprised of the incredibly talented Dave Barrett, accompanied and complemented by …
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Motown at Southsea Bandstand

Nick Courtney hosts the Southsea Bandstand on Sunday 7th August 2016, bringing motown vibes to the seafront through Strumpet Town and The Devotions. The first act, Strumpet Town, are (we’re going to take a wild guess here) so-called as a play on the word ‘trumpet’, one of the …
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80s and 90s at Southsea Bandstand

Nick Courtney hosts the Southsea Bandstand on Sunday 31st July, with performances from Rhythm of the 90s and Great Scott. Rhythm Of The 90s channel inspiration from the days when rhythm was a dancer and groove was in the heart, and when tie-dye and centre partings were acceptable. A fully …
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Land Rover BAR take joint first place in first day of ACWS Portsmouth

Portsmouth-based UK home team Land Rover BAR have taken a joint lead at the America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth after coming first in two out of three races on the first official day of racing. Crowds of thousands gathered along Southsea seafront to cheer on Olympic sailor Ben and his …

Tankus the Henge at Southsea Bandstand

Beats & Swing host the Tankus the Henge at Southsea Bandstand on Sunday 3rd July, with performances from The Scandal, Los Cojones, Pura Luz, and Liz C. The Scandal is a gypsy blues three-piece made up of Brendan Mcveagh on vocals, guitar, and harmonica, Aiden Bryant on vocals, guitar, and …
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Temple Funk Collective at Southsea Bandstand

Beats & Swing host the Temple Funk Collective at Southsea Bandstand on Sunday 19th June, with performances from Fugitive Orchestra, Chip Jacks, Stert, and JustSayYes!. Fugitive Orchestra, a Southsea-borne one-man show which sits somewhere in the middle of a bar-brawl between jazz, folk, blues, and alternative, sipping at an …
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Jazz Sundae at Southsea Bandstand

Chris Walker is billed to host the Southsea Bandstand event on Sunday 5th June 2016, with acts of the jazzy persuasion. As always, Southsea Bandstand is free to attend, and runs from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. If the weather gets all grumpy and it starts raining or blowing a gale, there’s a …
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Sundays at the Southsea Bandstand in 2016

Portsmouth’s music scene is abuzz following the announcement of the programme for the Southsea Bandstand’s Sunday performances this summer, spanning from the 29th May to the 21st August. As is the tradition, Southsea Bandstand will host a selection of local acts plus a number of acts from other cities across the UK.

Foxes at The Pyramids Centre, Southsea

Louisa Rose Allen, the Southampton singer-songwriter better known under the stage name ‘Foxes’, will be performing at The Pyramids Centre on Southsea Seafront in 2016. She’ll be bringing her pitch-perfect vocals, resplendent synths, and industrial percussion to the Pyramids stage on Monday 7th March. It will be just under two …
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