What's on inPortsmouth

Welcome to Portsmouth

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Portsmouth - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Portsmouth to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Portsmouth

Portsmouth RFC Harlequins October half-term camp
Portsmouth Rugby Football Club

The Portsmouth RFC Harlequins October half‐term community camp is the perfect way to keep kids entertained during the school holidays. The camp which lasts from Thursday October 25th until Friday October 26th is open to boys and girls aged six to 14…

Category: Sports

Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
The Kings Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMSweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie ‐ The Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since George Michael and…

TEL: 01366 380333
Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club 2nd November
Spinnaker Tower

Award winning comedian James Alderson introduces another fantastic line up of comediansHeadlining is Tom Lucy tour support for Rob Beckett and Jack Whitehall As seen recently on Chris Ramsays Stand Up Central and Comedy Centrals Live At the Comedy Store and Roast…

TEL: 07736 326326
Portsmouth Guildhall

Queen Extravaganza described by the legendary Roger Taylor himself as A rock celebration in the Royal tradition and designed to enable new fans and old to celebrate the music of Queen ‐ will play 17 shows across the UK from October…

TEL: 08712 200260
Portsmouth Model Raiway Exhibition
Admiral Lord Nelson School

On Saturday 17th November 2018 the South Hants Model Railway Club host their latest annual Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition at the Admiral Lord Nelson School on Dundas Lane between 10:30 and 16:30. Not only is this the longest running model railway show…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02392 830670
Groundlings Theatre

THEATRE TOUR DATES 2019Discover the history of the Old Beneficial School on one of Groundlings historical tours.Explore the truth surrounding Charles Dickens birth and learn of former pupil Sir Henry Ayers the man who became a rock in the middle of Australia.With…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02392 737370

Tourist Attractions

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Visit the magnificent historic ships HMS Victory, HMS Warrior 1860 and the Mary Rose as well as the fascinating Mary Rose Museum, Royal Naval Museum and Action Stations, an interactive attraction on the modern‐day Navy.Live and breathe our nation's naval heritage through three of the most important warships…

Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth

Welcome to Blue Reef Aquarium in Southsea, Portsmouth, voted Visitor Attraction of the Year by Tourism South East. Blue Reef is part of an exciting new generation of wildlife attractions designed to inspire deeper understanding and appreciation of the natural world.Open‐top tanks allow close encounters with friendly…

Explosion Museum Of Naval Firepower

Welcome to Explosion, museum of Naval Firepower, situated on the Gosport side of Portsmouth Harbour, Hampshire, UK ‐ tracing Naval ordnance from the Battle of Trafalgar to the Gulf War.Explosion, The Museum of Naval Firepower is an award winning, hands on, interactive museum telling the story of naval…

Spitbank Fort

A massive man‐made island, sitting a mile offshore from Portsmouth Harbour, Spitbank Fort is one of the most unusual military buildings ever constructed and one of the most unique venues to be found anywhere.During June, July and August you can visit the spectacular Spitbank Fort on Sunday afternoons…

Action Stations

Action Stations at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard takes you to the heart of today's modern Royal Navy. From the action movie Command Approved PG shown in our state of the art 275 seat cinema to the true to life helicopter, weapons and operations room simulators you'll soon find…

Southsea Castle

Built in 1544, the Castle was part of a series of fortifications constructed by Henry VIII around England's coasts to protect the country from invaders.Henry VIII ordered that Southsea Castle be built to defend Portsmouth and it harbour. Since then the Castle has been guarding the city for…

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