What's on inSouthsea

Welcome to Southsea

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Southsea - 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 Southsea to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Southsea

Comedy at the Fort # 24
Portsmouth Distillery

Spend a few hours with us at the Portsmouth Distillery; experience our bar the Rum Shack and enjoy a night of amazing live comedy ‐ right in the heart of historic Fort Cumberland.Presenting... Comedy The Fort 24We are opening up our…

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Make History @ The Fort Our 5 Year Old Rum Launch
The Portsmouth Distillery

We are delighted and proud to invite you to join us for the launch of our spectacular new product 1747 ‐ 5 Year Old Oak‐Cask Aged Rum. Spend a few hours with us at the Portsmouth Distillery enjoying all the views spectacular…

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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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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Southsea? See our list of attractions in Southsea, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.