Grab your buckets and spades, we’re going to the beach! Summer isn’t summer without a trip to the beach. And our south coast has plenty to offer. Whether you like to sunbathe, paddle or go for a full-on dip, here are some of our favourite local beach trips.Read More
It’s sunny (most days), we’re by the sea, the crowds are coming — it must be summer in Portsmouth! Portsmouth has become an important centre of heritage and culture on the south coast. We’ve found some of our favourite things to do by the sea.Read More
Gunwharf Quays and Love Southsea have announced the first ever Love Southsea Creatives Market at Gunwharf Quays. Launching in the Easter break on 16th April, the market will showcase the very best local talent, with traders showcasing everything from beautiful jewellery to clothing, artwork, photography, and crafts.Read More
Easter isn’t all about chocolate eggs, it’s also a great time to get out and enjoy the spring sunshine. We’ve picked a selection of some of the great family friendly events in and around Portsmouth this Easter.Read More
Now in its 20th year, Portsmouth Festivities continues to impress with a diverse range of events. From June 14-23, visitors and residents of the city are invited to a 10-day extravaganza — showcasing the best of Portsmouth and the world.Read More
As always Portsmouth and Southsea looks set to play host to some amazing events in the coming year. With the ongoing success of Victorious Festival, Portsmouth Festivities, Beach Dubbin’, Portsmouth Comic Con, and many more smaller events around the city, 2018 will be hard to beat.Read More
Kris Kringle, St Nicholas, Sinterklaas, Santa Claus or Father Christmas — whatever you call him, it’s always a festive treat to meet him and put in your demands for Fingerlings Dinos, Elasti Plasti or the latest Lego set. We’ve found five places where you’ll find the chap with the big beard. Just don’t ask how he can be at all these places at the same time!Read More
On the weekend beginning November 3rd, people from all backgrounds and disciplines join together to learn something new, work together, and build something awesome at the South Coast’s biggest hackathon; Hack Pompey.Read More
Dice Portsmouth has been several years in the making. The team behind the new venture almost gave up on several occasions as their search for a permanent home proved fruitless. But now, Portsmouth’s first ever board game lounge, is fully open to the public!
Here’s a list our top picks for 2018 fireworks and bonfire night events in Portsmouth, Southsea, and wider Hampshire! More will be added as announced. Family favourites including Gunwharf Quays fireworks display, Cosham and IBM fireworks displays have all been announced.Read More
Now that the weather is getting cooler after one of the best summers we’ve had in 40 years, there’s no need to go into hibernation. There are plenty of events in Portsmouth this autumn to keep you and your family entertained. We’ve picked some of the highlights.Read More
The intense heat may have receded, but we are still enjoying the more typical
warmth of the English summer – you may just need to grab a jumper before you go
out. Make the most of it by sitting outdoors, taking in the views and enjoying some of
the city’s great eating opportunities.
From sunrise to sunset, from analogue to digital, and everything in between — taking photos in Portsmouth is never not a pleasure. Here are five new recommendations from us for local Instagrammers worth following this summer.Read More