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Portsmouth Festivities returns in June 2019 and what's more, it will be the event's 20th anniversary. 14 - 23 June
Following its huge success over the past two years, the Portsmouth Seafood Festival returns to Gunwharf Quays this summer! 28 June - 30 June
In under two weeks' time Portsmouth will mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day with a programme of events in honour of our Normandy veterans.
Hotwalls Creative Market - Old Portsmouth - 19 May 2019
Horrible Histories live at the New Theatre Royal - 18-19 May 2019
Portsmouth Guildhall - 14 May 2019
News: Mental Health Awareness Week 2019
4-5 May 2019 - Portsmouth Guildhall
Lord Mayor's Rural and Seaside Show - 4-6 May 2019 - Castle Field, Clarence Esplanade
Pop up on the Pier #2 - Southsea Parade Pier - 27-28 April 2019
Knights at the Museum - Portsmouth Museum - 27 April 2019
Portsmouth Careers and Apprenticeship Show - Wednesday 15 May 2019 - Portsmouth Football Club
Easter Egg-Stravaganza at Mountbatten Leisure Centre - 14 April 2019
The Jungle Book at the New Theatre Royal - 17-18 April 2019
Food Friday - First Friday of every month - Commercial Road
The Big Blue - Blue Reef Aquarium - 6-22 April 2019
Easter holiday fun for the family at the Spinnaker Tower 6-21 April 2019
News: Portsmouth Charter on display for 825th anniversary
Mothers Day Weekend at The Mary Rose Museum - 30-31 April 2019
Southsea Beerex - 5-6 April 2019 - Wedgewood Rooms
News: Count down to D-Day 75
Healthy Living Event - The Village Hotel - 24 March 2019
Behind the Curtains Tour at the New Theatre Royal - 25 March 2019
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: Spirit of England - 21 March 2019 - Portsmouth Guildhall
Crafts in the Tower - 17 March 2019 - The Square Tower
Mary Rose Science Week - 14-17 March 2019 - The Mary Rose
Hotwalls Studio Tour - 14 March 2019 - Broad Street
Portsmouth Big Mouth Comedy Festival - Portsmouth Guildhall - 1-2 March 7-8 March 2019
Jason Manford - Portsmouth Guildhall - 6 March 2019
BBC Big Band - Portsmouth Guildhall - 24 February 2019
Learn coding and programming - Carnegie Library, Fratton - 23 February 2019
BookFest 2019 - Various venues - 18 February-10 March
Portsmouth Jobs Fair 2019 - Portsmouth Guildhall - 27 February 2019
Chinese New year 2019 - Gunwharf Quays - 9-10 February 2019
Valentines Comedy at the Spinnaker Tower - 14-16 February 2019
News: Celebrate Charles Dickens' birthday
Royal Marines Ensemble Concert - Portsmouth Guildhall - 7 February 2019
Guildhall Games Fest - Portsmouth Guildhall - 2 February 2019
My Said I Never Should - New Theatre Royal - 6-7 February 2019
News: Portsmouth BookFest 2019 boasts bestselling authors and a former MP
Shaping Portsmouth Conference 2019 - Portsmouth Guildhall - 18 January 2019
Uncovering D-Day - D-Day Story - 18 January 2019
5 January 2019 - Eastney Esplanade
Groundlings Theatre - 1 December - 6 January 2019
Victorian Christmas 2018 - Fort Nelson - 20 December - 4 January
Sleeping Beauty Ballet - Portsmouth Guildhall - December 27 2018
News: Visit Portsmouth has created a 15-point tour geo tour of the city working with London based company GeoTourist
Peter Pan - New Theatre Royal - 13-31 December 2018
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra present Last Night at the Christmas Proms - 20 December 2018 - Portsmouth Guildhall
News: To mark this anniversary the Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum will have a special opening on 19th
Good Mental Health Cafe - Central Library - 12 December 2018 2pm-6:30pm
Charles Dickens Christmas Festival - 30 Nov-2nd Dec 2018
Hotwalls Christmas Market - 1-2 December 2018
Jurassic Park 25th Anniversary - Portsmouth Guildhall - 5 December
Discovering the Guildhall - Portsmouth Guildhall - 26 November 2018
Gunwharf Express - Gunwharf Quays - 24 November-25 December 2018
Beam Engine Day - Eastney Beam Engine House - 24-25 November 2018
Ice Skate Portsmouth 2018 17 November - 6 January - Guildhall Square
Christmas Craft Fair - 17 November 2018 - The Blue Lagoon Tea Room & Venue
Birth of a legend - 16-25 November 2018 - Groundlings Theatre
Remembrance Sunday - Portsmouth Guildhall Square - 11 November 2018
Portsmouth Christmas Market - Commercial Road - 10 November-24 December 2018
Queen Extravaganza - 15 November 2018 - Portsmouth Guildhall
Portsmouth Glow Ride 2018 - 10 November 2018 - Clarence Esplanade
Cosham Fireworks Display - 7 November 2018 - King George V Playing Fields
Portsmouth Darkfest 19 October - 11 November 2018
Portsmouth Jobs Fair - 2 November 2018 - Portsmouth Guildhall
Frankenstein - 1 - 10 November 2018 - Groundlings Theatre
Jools Holland & Rhythm and Blues Orchestra - 1 November 2018 - Portsmouth Guildhall
News - Armistice and Remembrance - events and services
Pirate Tales Half Term Spinnaker Tower 19 - 29 October 2018
Journeys Festival International Portsmouth 19 - 28 October 2018
Portsmouth City Council is running a free, family-friendly walking event which showcases some of the fabulous green spaces the city has to offer.
News: Portsmouth City Council's annual bonfire and fireworks display will take place on Wednesday 7 November.
Portsmouth Vegan Festival 13 October 2018 Portsmouth Guildhall
Technology Pop-up Surgery 17 October 2018 Central Library
Portsea Island Beer Festival 12 - 13 October 2018 Groundlings Theatre
Oxjam Music Festival Portsmouth 13 October 2018 Pyramids Centre
New Theatre Royal Fun Palaces Open Day October 2018
Southsea Street Market October 2018
World Mental Health Day activities on Wednesday 10 October 2018
News: Annual Service of prayer for Seafarers – Sunday 14 October 2018
Let's Paint Pompey at The Win Vaults 3 October 2018
Jaws Outdoor Cinema South at South Parade Pier 29 September 2018
Chase and Status performing at Portsmouth Guildhall 5 October 2018
Charmed Life Festival taking place 22 September 2018 at Victoria Park.
Chow International Street Food Event taking place 26 September 2018 10am - 4pm on Commercial Road
Hampshire Farmers' Market - 16 September 2018 10am - 2pm. Enjoy the great taste of Hampshire!
News: Share your musical memories
News: Sign up for the 60 Plus Festival
News: Portsmouth Music Hub is leading the way in increasing awareness of key environmental issues with an exciting new campaign.
News: D-Day conference at The D-Day Story
Visit the King's Theatre from 12 - 16 September for Awful Aunty. This amazing tale of frights, fights and friendship was written by David Walliams.
Take a stroll along the water in Port Solent and visit the Sunday Waterside Market. Find quirky gifts or impressive handmade crafts on 9 September.
Celebrate Portsmouth Pride on 15 September with a parade from Eastney Esplanade to Southsea bandstand followed by speeches, live performances, family entertainment,stalls and a huge after party.
Fun, family cycling event to raise awareness of road safety
News: Information about Victorious Festival for residents and visitors
News: This year's 60 plus festival takes place on 1- 12 October and there's a packed schedule of events to enjoy.
All aboard the MiniLoco Express Road Train at Gunwharf Quays.The scenic trip will be available every day throughout the summer.
Victorious Festival returns to Portsmouth for the August bank holiday weekend - bigger and better than before! Head down to Southsea for a mixture of acts including The Libertines, The Kaiser Chiefs, Paul Weller and The Prodigy.
60+ Festival is an annual two week event that offers the residents of Portsmouth, who are over the age of 60, the opportunity to try new experiences and attend a broad range of events that the city has to offer
This summer head down to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and set sail for The Mary Rose - the pride of Henry VIII's fleet and experience the sights, sounds and smells of life on board.
Head down to Gunwharf Quays this summer where there will be plenty of events and activities for everyone including live musical performances, a prosecco van, alfresco dining, a children's funfair and giant deckchairs!
This summer come down to the Bandstand for some amazing live music! These free shows will be held every weekend from 26 May - 12 August.
News: Enjoy a Summer of Sherlock
News: adoption and fostering event at Solent Hotel & Spa
Treat your taste buds and celebrate over a decade of fine food in Southsea with the 12th Southsea Food Festival from 14 - 15 July.
Cheese Fest UK will be joining the fun at Southsea Food Festival and taking over Castle Field to bring you a whole host of cheesy regulars from 14 - 15 July.
Portsmouth Central Library is hugely excited to welcome stars of stage and screen Brian Murphy (of George and Mildred fame) and Linda Regan on Saturday 14th July at 2pm.
Head down to Buckland Park on 30 June for a free, fun-filled day. There will be a whole range of entertainment from inflatables to live music.
On Thursday 21 June, Clean Air Day (CAD) will see schools, hospitals, workplaces and communities across the UK run events and inspire people to act for cleaner air for all
Here we go again! The smash- hit musical Mamma Mia comes to Portsmouth for 20 performances only. Get yourself down to the King's Theatre from 8-23 June.
Set sail for the Mary Rose this half term and take part in some totally Tudor activities from 26 May - 3 June.
Let's go back to prehistoric times when dinosaurs ruled the Earth! From 17-18 May you can see Dinosaur World Live - an interactive family show.
What a feeling! Flashdance hits The King's Theatre from 14-19 May. An inspiring musical with phenomenal choreography - it's not to be missed!
Head down to your local pub and meet the people working on the future of Science! Pints of Science will be holding events across the city from 14-16 May so come on down and listen to talks covering a variety of subjects.
Come on down to The Lord Mayor's Rural and Seaside Show from 5-7 May. This free event has something for everyone from the children to your dogs!
Crazy about comics? Come along to The Guildhall on 5/6 May for Portsmouth Comic Con 2018. This annual event brings you the best of comic, film, TV and pop culture entertainment.
The Southsea Champagne Bar returns for the summer season. where it will be open Fridays from 6pm until late. Come along to the opening party on 4 May.