Latest News and Events in Portsmouth and Southsea
Designer lovers and bargain hunters are in for a treat this month as Gunwharf Quays’ VIP Weekend kicks off, providing even bigger savings across lots of big-name brands. From 27th-29th September, customers will be able to enjoy an extra 20% off outlet prices at selected stores.
This Friday (30 August) the France at Home authentic French market will be visiting Palmerston Road, Southsea for the first time. France at Home is a well established team, having initiated their first French Markets as long ago as 1994.
The design for developing the Guildhall memorial space, at the entrance to the city centre war memorial and Victoria Park, has been granted planning permission.
Students, staff and governors at Portsmouth College are again celebrating another set of excellent A Level and Level 3 Vocational results.
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.
Vietnamese restaurant Pho is set to bring a taste of South East Asia to Portsmouth as it opens its latest UK restaurant at Gunwharf Quays on 12th July.
The newest addition to Gunwharf Quays will launch with a ‘Free Phó Day’, offering guests complimentary Phó from midday onwards.
Emirates Spinnaker Tower has been nominated for the Best UK Leisure Attraction in the prestigious 2019 British Travel Awards (BTAs).
The Portsmouth Seafood Festival is returning to the city from 28th – 30th June, promising to offer a taste of mouth-watering seafood from across the world.
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.
Portsmouth International Port welcomed Silver Spirit, one of Silversea’s largest cruise ships, to the city for the first time on Tuesday 11th June.
The city of Portsmouth has paid tribute to Normandy veterans in the presence of world leaders, the general public, and the Armed Forces.
Three decorated ex-servicemen from the Isle of Wight are being given VIP treatment by Wightlink Ferries at the start of their trip to France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
Portsmouth residents are being invited to show their pride for the past and share the feelings and emotions felt by Portsmouth residents 75 years ago as re-enactors follow the exact embarkation routes marched by soldiers, sailors, and airmen on Thursday 6th June.
D-day 75 in Portsmouth — Definitive Guide All You Need to Know. Events to mark the occasion are scheduled throughout June 2019 at various locations around the city including Southsea Common, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and the newly renovated D-Day museum ‘The D-Day Story’.
Portico, the international shipping experts based at Portsmouth International Port, have welcomed the longest container vessel they have handled to date on one of their deep water quays.
Naima Ali, formerly a Portsmouth Academy student, has made history at Portsmouth College, winning a prestigious competition and bagging £10,000 for the college and £2,000 for herself.
Visitors can sign up as ‘Shipwreck Explorers’ upon arrival at the museum and will be equipped with a map and clues. Explorers can uncover a treasure trove of Tudor artefacts from the seabed, get hands on, and discover how the shipwreck was found, excavated, and salvaged.
Pompey’s hopes of finishing the season in one of the two automatic promotion spots was snuffed out on Tuesday evening during an exciting matchup with play-off chasing Peterborough United.
Portsmouth’s number one independent cinema brings a host of top cinema to the south coast for the month of May.
Southsea will become a hub of activity this June when the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings – or D-Day – is commemorated.
We love having the Isle of Wight so close to the Portsmouth coastline. The Isle of Wight is a fantastic place to escape the daily grind and enjoy some quality time with loved ones.
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.
For over two years now a team from London production house Zanda Films have been allowed unprecedented access to Portsmouth Football Club, it’s players new and old, staff, and people behind the scenes who really knew what was happening during the recent downfall of the club.
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.
It was a game of two halves at a packed Wembley Stadium as Pompey rained supreme against Sunderland at the Checkatrade Trophy Final.
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.
People crossing the Solent with Wightlink are learning more about life beneath the waves this spring and summer, thanks to Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust.