Latest News and Events in Portsmouth and Southsea
Southsea will become a hub of activity this June when the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings – or D-Day – is commemorated.
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.
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.
The exhibition was created and inspired during an artist residency project in the summer of 2018 as part of the Portsmouth Cathedral annual theme for 2018, TIME.
One of the highlights of of our work within the community was the 70th D-Day commemorations that took place around the city, and came together over one weekend on Southsea Common.
That Group, who took over ownership of the John Lewis Partnership store in January 2019, have shared plans for the future of the building.
An £18.7m investment for Portsmouth International Port could mean the city would be a leading competitor in the cruise market, and could significantly improve ferry operations.
Starting this week, public events are being held for two new public consultations where you can help shape the future of one of the city's most cherished assets.
Over the past year, public consultation events took place across area to role of plans for the proposed developments of Portsmouth’s coastal areas. The seafront masterplan is responsible for delivering new flood defences along 4.5km of seafront, from Old Portsmouth to Eastney, to help protect Southsea from major flood events.
New signing Omar Bogle scored on his Fratton Park debut as Pompey fought from behind to draw 1-1 with Doncaster.
Brewhouse & Kitchen Southsea have celebrated the official opening of its Southsea brewpub — Southsea’s first onsite brewpub and brewery. The brewery ceremony, held on 31st January, saw the opening and naming ceremony of the brewery itself, welcoming all to take part in the festivities
There’s a potential blow to Southsea and Portsmouth’s retail industry today as the John Lewis Partnership discuss the potential closure of Southsea’s Knight & Lee branch.
Pompey suffered their first defeat of 2019 as they lost to Blackpool at Fratton Park.
Join Portsmouth’s number one independently run cinema, No6 Cinema, this month for a host of top films not to be missed. Here’s our pick of the highlights for January 2019.
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.
Following the major consultation in the summer of 2018, the Southsea Coastal Scheme team will return to locations across the city in February with a series of engagement events showing how the designs have developed in response to public feedback.
It was a tired performance at Fratton Park for the first game of Pompey’s 2019 run.
Pompey got the festive season well underway following an exciting duel with Sunderland at Fratton Park.
High flying Pompey breeze past Southend United at Fratton Park. Portsmouth’s superiority showed in the final third, helping the blues to retain top spot of League One.
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!
The Mary Rose Museum has been shortlisted for the prestigious Beautiful South Awards, in the Large Visitor Attraction; Business Tourism and Venue; and Access and Inclusivity categories. The awards ceremony will be held at the Grand Hotel in Brighton on 5th December.
Local Portsmouth and Southsea creative Michael Rutter recently spent some time exploring Chernobyl and specifically the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. This is his story surrounding the trip and a collection of his stunning, thought provoking images captured during the trip.
The Blues put in a solid performance against a spirited Walsall on Tuesday night to take the south coast team to four points clear at the top of League One.
Thirty Mayville High School pupils celebrated the opening of Charlotte West House, Mayville’s new Creative Arts Department, with singing and performance pieces.
Based in Portsmouth’s historic Fort Cumberland, built to control the entrance to Langstone Harbour and improve the defences of Portsmouth Dockyard, The Portsmouth Distillery will be producing their own unique brands or rum, gin, and cider.
One of the Portsmouth-based independents featuring in Visa’s festive campaign is Parmiter’s Antiques in Albert Road. Parmiter’s has long been known for being the go-to location for alternative shopping, unique stocking fillers, and rare items.