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A spectacular range of events are planned every year in Portsmouth, on Southsea Seafront and in Portsmouth's museums, galleries, theatres, live venues and parks.
On this page you'll discover some of the can't miss event highlights coming up this month and throughout the year. If you’re searching for more use the pink search box to browse thousands of special events taking place in the city, either by date or category so you'll definitely finds something that takes your fancy.
Portsmouth is a city of festivals, with a year-round programme for every taste including music, literature, food, kites and loads more. Victorious Festival is one of the South Coast's best family music festivals with amazing headliners and Portsmouth Bookfest brings national and international authors to the city each year to celebrate its strong literary heritage.
Sports in the City
Portsmouth boasts loads of outdoor, green areas, fantastic sports facilities, brilliant watersports and much more which makes Portsmouth a sports lover's paradise. Why not catch a game of football at Fratton Park, home to Portsmouth F.C or take to the streets in the UK's premier 10-mile event the Great South Run. Why not catch a game of football at Fratton Park, home to Portsmouth F.C or take to the streets in the UK's premier 10-mile event the Great South Run.
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Events and Entertainment in Portsmouth
Discover some of the events and entertainment that you'll find in Portsmouth in our video.