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Portsmouth Park and Sail Scheme Returns for the Summer

Gunwharf Quays Marina (Image credit Shaun Roster) The popular service launches on Saturday, 26 July, and will run every weekend, finishing on bank holiday Monday, 25 August this summer. This year the service will run from the all new state-of-the-art park and ride at junction 1 on the M275, where a shuttle bus will whisk visitors […]

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‘Oceans of Hope’ Moors in Portsmouth Supporting People Living with Multiple Sclerosis

Image credit Jonathan Ring - Oceans of Hope entering Gunwharf Quays Marina The Oceans of Hope project was pioneered by Dr. Mikkel Anthonisen, Founder of SSF and a MS specialist at Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet. He and several other crew members, including some living with MS, will sail around the world, building strong bonds with the […]

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    aspex Gallery Secures Future Funding

    Image: aspex Gallery, Portsmouth The aspex art space and studio in Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth have successfully gained Arts Council England funding for the next three years. aspex will receive £112,000 a year from 2015 for the next three years, a slight 1% cut on current funding levels, but will still enable aspex to continue […]

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    65,000 Use Portsmouth Park and Ride

      Portsmouth’s park and ride has carried more than 65,000 passengers into the city during its first two months of operation. The new service that launched on 5 April 2014 reached the tally with 2,840 people travelling on 31st May — the busiest day so far in the schemes operation. Cllr Ken Ellcome, Portsmouth City […]

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    Spinnaker Shocks Abseiling Fundraiser for Stroke Association

      The UK’s leading stroke charity, The Stroke Association, is calling on fun-seeking daredevils with a head for heights to take on a fundraising abseil down Portsmouth’s iconic Spinnaker Tower in September. Adrenaline junkies will be able to tackle the 350ft drop on the 27th and 28th of September 2014. Robert McKeegans, fundraiser at Stroke […]

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    Camp Bestival Travelling Circus Tour Comes to Aspex Gallery

    Aspex Gallery in Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, have announced a collaboration with Camp Bestival, the award-winning family sister festival to the Isle of Wight’s Bestival, to present the commencing event in the new Camp Bestival Travelling Circus Tour. The tour will be kicking off at Aspex on Saturday 10th May from 12:00pm noon to 3:00pm, with […]

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    Firefighters Combat Van Blaze at Gunwharf Quays Portsmouth

    Portsmouth firefighters have combated a van fire in Gunwharf Quays Shopping Centre in Portsmouth. Two crews have extinguished a van which caught fire in the loading bay adjacent to Marks and Spencer’s outlet store in the outside mall. The incident happened around 10:00am – 10:30am on the morning of Thursday 20th February, with ITV’s journalist […]

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    Aspex Gallery Announces Four Rotate Response Exhibition Artists

    Aspex Gallery, based in the Vulcan Building of Gunwharf Quays, announced in January that they’re offering four artists who live within a one-hour journey of the gallery the chance to use their main space as a studio for the duration of an upcoming exhibition, ‘Rotate Response’. Now, the gallery is preparing itself to embrace the […]

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    Aspex Gallery to Host Contemporary Makers Fair in February

    Aspex Gallery is preparing to hand over their main exhibition space to the inaugural Contemporary Makers Fair f0r the first time, making for a professional development opportunity for local and regional artists, designers, and makers, where they’ll be able to exhibit and sell their work from 11:00am – 5:00pm on 15th and 16th February. 20 […]