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 …

Portsmouth City Council propose new BMX track

Portsmouth residents are being asked if they would welcome a BMX pump track to the north of the city. Portsmouth City Council is considering possibilities for creating the new sporting facility at a yet undecided location, and are conducting a poll to gauge public opinion on the proposals. The BMX …

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10 events in Portsmouth to help you quell the January blues

Centre panel above taken by Sam Taylor of Loud Noises Mag When the Quality Street boxes are empty and you’ve taken down the tree, you need something to fill the Christmas-shaped hole in your heart which you’re burdened with throughout January. Thankfully, Portsmouth’s events calendar is the …

Best places to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2015 in Portsmouth

Not sure where you should be seeing in the New Year just yet? Read on for our list of some of the best things to do in and around Portsmouth this New Year’s Eve. From 80s themed nights to old-school house parties, there’s something for everyone.   The Jolly Sailor’s 80s …

Dear White People

Presented by Portsmouth Film Society and the University of Portsmouth as part of a series films and talks celebrating Black History Month and One World. Winner of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent, Dear White People is a sly, provocative satire of race relations in the …
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Oct 2015
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23 September event highlights in Portsmouth

Festival season has come to a close, evenings are getting darker earlier, and the rain has started pushing the sun aside, but Portsmouth’s events calendar is showing no signs of thinning, with films, workshops, exhibitions, sporting events, theatre shows, party nights, food and drink festivals, markets, and live music all …

140 things for families to do in Portsmouth this summer

The summer holidays are upon us, and we’re all looking for things to do with the kids. Luckily, our island city of Portsmouth is always packed to the rafters with exciting activities and events for the whole family. Here’s a handpicked list of 100 things you and your youngsters can …

Victorian fun and games at HMS Warrior

Girls and boys come out to play on HMS Warrior 1860. Join the crew onboard HMS Warrior 1860 from 11:00am to 4:30pm to learn about and play with Victorian-style toys and board games, and make your own to take away. This is a free event with a valid ticket to …
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Apr 2015
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The Stranglers

English rock band The Stranglers will be making an appearance at Portsmouth Guildhall on Monday 16th March 2015 following what was perhaps one of the most successful years of their career in 2014. Their spectacular sell-out Ruby Anniversary Tour and accompanying celebratory box set album release ‘Giants & Gems’ made …
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Mar 2015
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PMN Wedding Fayre at Portsmouth Guildhall

From 11:00am to 3:30pm on Sunday 15th February 2015, Portsmouth Guildhall will play host to one of the largest PMN Wedding Fayres to date, with more than 70 of the best local wedding suppliers prepared to help happy couples with their wedding day requirements. Portsmouth Guildhall themselves will be showcasing …
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Feb 2015
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Heart and Soul Valentine’s Party at The Queen’s Hotel

The Queen’s Hotel love putting on Valentine’s Day events each year, and for 2015, they’re not resting on their laurels, throwing a Valentine’s Northern Soul and Motown party, with DJs Shaun Lacey and Mike Presswell spinning alternating half-hour sets from 7:30pm to 12:30am. An intimate 70-person event with £6.00 tickets, …
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Feb 2015
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