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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
    Visit Henry VIII's Southsea Castle, right along the water's edge.
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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 is the only museum in the UK dedicated to the Allied Invasion in June 1944.
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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

Portsmouth Watersports Centre, Children

ASWC - Portsmouth has all the facilities and equipment needed for a wide range of watersports and…

Image of Solent Yachting

Where your adventure starts... the Solent is one of the world's best sailing destinations. So why…

Spinnaker Tower external view

The Spinnaker Tower is now open.

Trains at Southsea Model Village

Marvel at the 1/12th scale Southsea Model Village, which features forty miniature buildings,…

Blue Reef Ray Portsmouth

Blue Reef Aquarium has now re-opened.

South Coast Wakeboarding, boy doing tricks

Welcoming everyone from beginners to pros, South Coast H2O is the home of the UK’s longest System 2…

Image for Hotwalls Studios by Claire Sambrook

The Hotwalls Studios brings local artists, designers and makers together, in an exceptional…

Boats at Langstone Harbour

A 14-mile Langstone Harbour Waterside Walk can be enjoyed, starting from Ferry Point Eastney,…

New Theatre Royal - Dress Circle

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

Southsea Castle & The Solent

Visit Henry VIII's Southsea Castle, right along the water's edge.

Aerial view of Fort Purbrook

Looking for Group Activities for children and adults near Portsmouth?

Image of Boathouse 4

At Boathouse 4, you can watch boatbuilding in action and learn about the vital role of small boats…

Charles Dickens' Birthplace Museum

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

City Museum - Landscape

Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery has now re-opened.

Stansted House from the outside

Stansted Park stands in 1800 acres of extraordinary landscaped parkland and ancient forest.

Wightlink logo

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

St Mary's Church

St Mary's has been described as the finest Victorian building in Hampshire. Designed just over 100…

Trampoline floor at Flip Out Portsmouth

Flip Out Portsmouth is a huge arena of integrated interconnected trampolines, where you can spring,…

View of the Mary Rose

The Mary Rose has now re-opened.

Dointhedo in action

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

Fratton Park, home of Portsmouth Football Club

Fratton Park is home of Portsmouth Football Club.

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…

Spitbank Fort

Spitbank Fort is an exclusive venue on the south coast, and is its own private island for hire,…

What's On Highlights

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
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
Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny

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

Openings

Terribly Funny

17th December 2021
Karl Rudziak painting from We Don't Need Culture

See paintings from Karl Rudziak's 'We Don't Need Culture' collection.

Openings

Portraits of Pompey

6th August 2021-8th August 2021
Dusk vista from View Deck 1 at Spinnaker Tower

Enjoy drinks on the view decks and take in the incredible night-time views.

Openings

6th

6th August 2021

13th

13th August 2021

20th

20th August 2021

27th

27th August 2021
The Ramonas on stage

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

Openings

Ramonas & Slady

31st October 2021
Portsmouth International Kite Festival

The International Kite Festival returns for 2021 with the theme: Enjoy the Sky.

Openings

Portsmouth International Kite Festival

7th August 2021-8th August 2021
Image for Airfix Extravaganza

Make your own genuine Airfix model to take home at The D-Day Story.

Openings

Airfix Extravaganza

10th August 2021
Pretty Muddy and Race for Life participants

Pretty Muddy returns to Southsea Common in 2021.

Openings

Portsmouth Pretty Muddy

30th October 2021
Gangstagrass press shot

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

Openings

Gangstagrass

14th September 2021
Thomas Gabriel press photo

Hear the songs and stories of 'Growing Up Cash' with Thomas Gabriel.

Openings

Thomas Gabriel

4th October 2021
Chris Ramsey

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

Openings

Chris Ramsey

12th March 2022
Image for Autism Friendly Family Day

The D-Day Story hosts a family fun day specially designed for children with autism.

Openings

Autism Friendly Family Day

15th 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
Baskery promotional photo

The queens of banjo punk head to Portsmouth for the first time.

Openings

Baskery

17th October 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
Woman enjoying the Port Solent market

The ever-popular Port Solent Waterside Market brings the best traders to a unique waterfront…

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August

8th August 2021

September

12th September 2021

October

10th October 2021

November

14th November 2021
Child making a boat at Aspex Portsmouth

Take inspiration from the city with art activities from Aspex Portsmouth.

Openings

Session 2 (ages 9–11)

5th August 2021

Session 3 (ages 9–11)

12th August 2021
Operation: Spies and Lies

Work together to complete challenges, crack codes, and answer questions to find a mystery object…

Openings

August

3rd 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
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
Poster image for Sounds of Summer

Enjoy live music, family fun and entertainment at Port Solent.

Openings

Sounds of Summer

14th August 2021
Poster image for Sun Records The Concert

See where the magic happened inside the genre-defining Sun Records.

Openings

Sun Records The Concert

9th September 2021
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

Accommodation Highlights

Clearwater - one of the Home From Home properties

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

Ibis Portsmouth - exterior

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

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…

Royal Maritime Club - external

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

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