Creative industries form an exciting and dynamic sector in Portsmouth, comprising artists, photographers, musicians, design agencies, writers, videogame developers and much more.

Business support for the creative sector

There are a wealth of resources specifically aimed at helping local creatives and creative companies:

  • Portsmouth Creates – Portsmouth Creates support the creative industry. They create opportunities for our creative and cultural sector to platform work and develop skills. They work with and in communities, co-creating across Portsmouth to animate spaces and collaborate with city stakeholders to put Portsmouth on the map.
  • Follow the links to our pages for more advice on starting up and growing your business.
  • Art Space Portsmouth actively promotes the creation, presentation and access to contemporary art practice through its education and studio programmes. They provide art classes, affordable studios and support artists’ development.
  • For further information and support, please email