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7 Fireworks and Bonfire Night Events in Portsmouth

It’s the time of the year when we all start to get excited about Hallowe’en and Christmas, but between those two dates comes Bonfire Night, another yearly tradition which we Brits absolutely love. Portsmouth is no stranger to the skies being filled with colours and bangs at the beginning of November each year, with a […]

Spinnaker Tower LGBT Sassy Launch Party

LGBT Sassy Launch Party at Spinnaker Tower

On Friday 24th October, the Spinnaker Tower in Gunwharf Quays are launching Sassy, a sophisticated gay-friendly party night. The night will be running from 8:00pm to 1:00am. DJ Chris Pullin will be spinning the music on the night. Tickets are £5.00 for the entire night and can be bought from the Spinnaker Tower website here. […]

  • A Place at the Table Aspex Gallery Portsmouth

    A Place at the Table at Aspex Gallery

    The Pantry Project is an artistic and culinary movement which designs playful, accessible, and bespoke art and food residencies and events for young people, conceived by two culinary artists — Maria Pattinson and Sarah Pickthall. They’ll be bringing the creative concept to Portsmouth’s Aspex Gallery for a succession of culinary workshops called A Place at […]

  • Aspex Gallery South Central Open Submissions Exhibition

    Submissions for Aspex Gallery’s South Central group exhibition close this Sunday

      Since August 6th 2014, Aspex Gallery in Gunwharf Quays has been open to submissions for South-Central, the latest opportunity for artists based within an hour and a half’s journey of the gallery to showcase themselves. With the deadline for applications and entries fast approaching on Sunday 5th October, Aspex is giving the group exhibition a […]

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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 […]

  • Spinnaker Tower Stroke Association Abseil

    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 […]