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  1. Children outside HMS Victory
    Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is the UK’s premier destination for naval history.
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  2. Victorious Festival 2021 line up
    Victorious Festival 2021 is on - and will be headlined by The Streets, Royal Blood and Madness.
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  3. City Museum - Landscape
    Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery has now re-opened.
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  4. Southsea Castle & The Solent
    Southsea Castle is now fully open.
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  5. View of the Mary Rose
    The Mary Rose has now re-opened.
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  6. Exterior shot of The D-Day Story, Portsmouth
    The D-Day Story has now re-opened.
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  7. Spinnaker Tower external view
    The Spinnaker Tower is now open.
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  8. Gunwharf Quays and Spinnaker Tower
    Gunwharf Quays is home to over 90 famous brands all offering up to 60% off the regular retail price. If you love to shop then there really is no better place than Gunwharf Quays.
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Welcome to Portsmouth

Things To Do Highlights

Hay field at dawn - photograph by Nick Rowe

Farlington Marshes is one of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust’s oldest nature…

Charles Dickens' Birthplace Museum

Visit the first home of Britain's most famous Victorian author.

Portsdown Hill

Portsdown Hill provides magnificent views over Portsmouth and beyond. The slopes are home to…

Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood Bowl is a great place to create memories and share fun times with your family, friends…

City Museum - Landscape

Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery has now re-opened.

St. Thomas' Anglican Cathedral from the outside

Portsmouth Cathedral is the Mother Church of the Diocese of Portsmouth, which covers south-east…

Logo for The Real Escape

The Real Escape is a unique live exit game. Locked in a room, you must solve hidden clues to find a…

A young boy and girl play inside a large wheel at Fort Nelson

Head to the home of the big guns, to see the role these forts played in defending Portsmouth.

WicorMarine Yacht Haven from the air - credit S M Waddington

Walk-ashore and mid-river marina berths, plus boatyard, paddle boarding, kayaking and licensed café.

The grand surrounds of the Kings Theatre Southsea

Looking to visit the amazing Kings Theatre in Portsmouth?...If so, click here to get the latest…

Eastney Beam Engine

Eastney Engine Houses are closed until further notice. Check back for updates.

Royal Garrison Church

Discover this beautiful church in Old Portsmouth, which was partially destroyed during a firebomb…

Image of the Round Tower from the water

The Round Tower is one of Portsmouth's oldest permanent fortifications.

Boats on the harbourside at Port Solent

Port Solent is Portsmouth’s leading waterside leisure destination, offering over 20 restaurants,…

Exterior shot of The D-Day Story, Portsmouth

The D-Day Story has now re-opened.

New Theatre Royal - Dress Circle

The New Theatre Royal, situated in the heart of the city, offers a matchless programme of cutting…

St John's Cathedral interior

Take in the splendour of this Victorian church, which was named as the best-restored building in…

Gosport Ferry leaving Portsmouth Harbour with the Emirates Spinnaker Tower in the background

The Gosport Ferry is the quickest way to get between Portsmouth and Gosport - all the while…

Pyramids

The Pyramids Centre is one of Portsmouth’s largest entertainment, leisure and event complexes,…

Dointhedo in action

Dointhedo is a new charter boat, with modern facilities and undercover seating, that carries up to…

A view of someone walking along the Millennium Promenade.

Three kilometres of promenade now links all of Portsmouth’s historic waterfront. The route starts…

Wightlink logo

Wightlink is an easy-to-use and award-winning ferry service with regular sailings between…

Wedgewood Rooms live show

Portsmouth's Wedgewood Rooms is the place to see big music and comedy acts in intimate surrounds.

Groundlings Theatre Logo

Groundlings is a unique Georgian Theatre that hosts a rich and varied programme of events…

What's On Highlights

Victorious Festival 2021 line up

Victorious Festival 2021 is on - and will be headlined by The Streets, Royal Blood and Madness.

Openings

Victorious Festival 2021

27th August 2021-29th August 2021
Pretty Muddy and Race for Life participants

Pretty Muddy returns to Southsea Common in 2021.

Openings

Portsmouth Pretty Muddy

10th July 2021
Gallery immage for In Search of Chemozoa

boredomresearch talks about its latest project with the director of Aspex Portsmouth.

Openings

Artists In Conversation

30th June 2021
Poster for Rob Brydon: A Night of Music and Laughter

Rob Brydon presents a night of music and laughter, as he takes to the road with an eight-piece band.

Openings

Rob Brydon: A Night of Songs and Laughter

2nd February 2022
Katy Hurt press shot

Katy Hurt returns to Portsmouth, with her full band in tow, to rock the Square Tower.

Openings

Katy Hurt

10th October 2021
Chris Ramsey

Chris Ramsey heads to the Portsmouth Guildhall on his latest nationwide tour.

Openings

Chris Ramsey

12th March 2022
Show Of Hands

Show Of Hands head to Portsmouth for their only festival warm up date in the UK - for a full-band…

Openings

Show Of Hands

26th November 2021
Miranda Sykes & Hannah Martin press shot

Two British folk icons come together for a show of traditional songs.

Openings

Miranda Sykes & Hannah Martin

23rd September 2021
The Ramonas on stage

A dual-headline show featuring all-female tributes to The Ramones and Slade.

Openings

Ramonas & Slady

31st October 2021
Flyer image for Groundlings Theatre Family Fun Day

Groundlings Theatre hosts a family fun day featuring Silly Scott and his magic show.

Openings

Groundlings Theatre Family Fun Day

7th August 2021
Rob Newman: Philosophy

The award-winning comic weaves together Nietzsche's sunglasses, James Bond in Toxteth, electric…

Openings

Rob Newman: Philosophy

19th September 2021
Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously

‘The world’s greatest living explorer’ heads to Portsmouth Guildhall.

Openings

Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously

18th October 2021
Beauty and the Beast poster

A bonkers, "delightfully daft" retelling of Beauty and the Beast heads to Southsea Castle.

Openings

Beauty and the Beast

4th August 2021
Peter Pan Panto 2020

Join the Kings Theatre on a swashbuckling adventure for the whole family.

Openings

Peter Pan Panto 2020

27th November 2021-31st December 2021
Cabaret Club logo

Enjoy good music, good food and good times with a series of new nights at the Guildhall.

Openings

Carley Williams

9th July 2021
The Bob Marley Experience

Get up, stand up for the number 1 Bob Marley tribute.

Openings

The Bob Marley Experience

10th September 2021
Gangstagrass press shot

The hip hop-bluegrass crossover returns to Portsmouth for a show at The Wedge.

Openings

Gangstagrass

14th September 2021
Crowds gathered at a Sausage and Cider event

The Sausage and Cider Festival returns to Portsmouth for a second year, taking over the Guildhall…

Openings

Sausage and Cider Festival

21st August 2021
Flyer image for My Dog Sighs Inside

An immersive installation opening at an undisclosed location in Portsmouth.

Openings

My Dog Sighs Inside

17th July 2021-1st August 2021
Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny

Jimmy Carr returns to the Guildhall stage with his latest touring show, Terribly Funny.

Openings

Terribly Funny

17th December 2021
Interactive Weaves - Alice Hume

Join the Interactive Weaving project at the Hotwalls Studios and get involved in a huge, free art…

Openings

Plastic Weave

27th June 2021

Moon Weave

18th July 2021

Paper Weave Part II

25th July 2021

Forest Weave

15th August 2021

Textile Weave

22nd August 2021

Plant Teepee

27th August 2021-29th August 2021

Exhibition

17th September 2021-19th September 2021
Poster photo for Stansted Unlocked

Stansted Park returns with a weekend-long extravaganza blending history, cricket and fun.​

Openings

Stansted Unlocked

10th July 2021-11th July 2021
Beach Dubbin' image of cars on Southsea Common

Beach Dubbin' - the ultimate VW show by the sea - returns to Southsea Common for 2021!

Openings

Beach Dubbin'

1st August 2021
Deacon Blue

Deacon Blue head back out on the road in support of their brand new album, City of Love.

Openings

Deacon Blue

15th November 2021-16th November 2021

Accommodation Highlights

Clearwater - one of the Home From Home properties

A selection of serviced apartments and short term lettings in Portsmouth and Southsea.

View of the exterior.

Rees hall is a modern building on the seafront with fine views across Southsea Common, The Solent…

Bedroom at The Village Hotel Portsmouth

A warm welcome awaits you from the new Village Hotel Club Portsmouth.

Photo of Apartment entrance

Lakeside apartments are situated in a quiet residential area, yet only a few minutes walk from…

Ibis Portsmouth - exterior

The only city centre hotel in Portsmouth, a ten minute walk will take you to all the major shopping…

Royal Maritime Club - external

The Royal Maritime Club & Hotel is one of the oldest and most historic hotels in Portsmouth.

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