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.
Portsmouth is a very vibrant and social city. One of the things I grew up loving about it was that it has had a naval base here since 1194 and it is still the Navy’s biggest dockyard and it is accessible to the public to explore, well most of.
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Heading to the Great South Run this year? Here’s everything you need to know about the 2018 run taking place on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October!
Island runners competing in this year’s Simplyhealth Great South Run can take along their young supporters for free, thanks to a special ‘Kids Go Free’ offer from Wightlink.
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.
Portsmouth City Council won a court order last week telling owners of 16 vehicles in Ferry Road and Fort Cumberland Road to remove them, or risk having them taken away.
From submarine operations in the icy wastes of the North Pole to emotional homecoming scenes on windswept jetties, Royal Navy photographers capture all aspects of life in the Naval Service.
Now the skilled photojournalists have been recognised for their perfect pictures in the Royal Navy’s annual photographic competition – the Peregrine Trophy Awards.
Wightlink’s environmentally friendly flagship, Victoria of Wight, was officially named today (Thursday 20 September) by Her Royal Highness Sophie The Countess of Wessex.
Celebrating the creative talent of refugee and asylum seeker artists, JourneysFest 2018 returns to Portsmouth on 19–28 October 2018 for the third year.
Southsea seafront was ignited with colour on Saturday 15th September 2018 as this year’s Portsmouth Pride march paraded down the promenade to the event festivities in West Battery Gardens, the site of Southsea Bandstand.
Pompey just managed to maintained their unbeaten start to the 2018-19 season this weekend at another fan packed Fratton Park.
Hayling Ferry, First Solent, and Portsmouth and Havant Councils have agreed to launch an integrated public transport service which connects bus services with the Hayling Ferry as part of a six-month trial.
Portsmouth Hospitals Charity is inviting the community to their ‘Scare at The Square’ Halloween fundraising event this November.
Following the success of 2017’s inaugural Rum Festival, the festival has returned to the dockyard — now with added gin.
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.
Across the course of the Bank Holiday weekend festival-goers were treated to amazing sets from the likes of Paul “The Modfather” Weller, The Libertines, Paloma Faith, Kaiser Chiefs and, of course, The Prodigy.
Mayville High School in Southsea are today celebrating GCSE results with a massive 81% of pupils achieving five or more A* / 9 - C / 4 grades including Maths and English subjects.
Horsea Island Country Park, as it will be named, was designated as part of the HM Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee project.
Portsmouth-based Venture Takes on the Likes of Spotify and Amazon Music
Wightlink Ferries £30m Eco flagship Victoria of Wight arrived in Portsmouth Harbour today amongst a torrential downpour.
It’s August and that can only mean one thing — Victorious Festival is back and winging its way to Southsea Common.
The Portsmouth-based ship sailed from Dover to monitor the Russian destroyer Severomorsk and cruiser Marshal Ustinov as they passed through the UK’s area of interest.
Just over the Solent waters heading south you'll find the wonderful Isle of Wight. The Island is so conveniently located for south coast residents that it seems a little mad that we don't make more use of the attractions.
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.
The summer months are slowly winding down, but Portsmouth’s event calendar is showing no signs of stopping! August is packed with family fun, live music, classic cars, hilarious comedy, eclectic markets, delicious food, and a huge gaming convention at Portsmouth Guildhall. Here are our highlights!
After years of restoration, loving care, and the hard work of a number of dedicated volunteers, Sir Alex Rose's iconic boat Lively Lady sailed back into Port Solent
Great news for fans of real ale, beer, and great food. Pub group Brewhouse and Kitchen, who started their business' journey in Portsmouth, have just purchased The White Horse Inn (formally Langtry's).
Need to keep the kids entertained this summer holiday? Visitors to the Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth can help build a giant LEGO brick mosaic.