Details of Portsmouth's popular 60 Plus Festival have been released, with a huge range of  fun activities on offer.


The festival for older people, organised by Portsmouth City Council, runs from Monday 2 October to Friday 13 October. The brochure listing all the events is out now.


The festival is a chance for people to try a new hobby or interest, learn a new skill or meet new people. Activities range from bingo to breadmaking, from computing to karate, and from cycling to Scrabble. Most events are free.


A copy of the festival brochure can be picked up from locations including community centres, libraries and leisure centres. For more information, residents can also call 023 9268 8037.