News

Jul
8
2014

Southsea Show 2014

Following the success of last year’s Southsea Show the Portsmouth Cultural Partnership is thrilled to announce that the biggest family weekend of the summer will this year be spread over three days instead of two. From Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd August 2014 Southsea Common will become a fun-packed showground with entertainment for the whole family by day, alongside the brand new Southsea Comedy Festival on site in the Big Top by night.

Jun
30
2014

More tickets for sold out Eddie Izzard

Discounted rate

Organisers of the Southsea Comedy Festival and Southsea Show just announced that an additional 120 tickets have been made available at a discounted rate for the sold out Eddie Izzard performance on Friday 1st August. Tickets will be sold at a discounted rate of £34, and 10% of the proceeds will go to McMillan Nurses, Eddie’s charity of choice.

Jun
19
2014

Russell Kane announced for Southsea Comedy Festival

Comedian Russell Kane is to replace Rich Hall at the Southsea Comedy Festival’s ‘Live in the Big Top’ show on Saturday 2nd August.

May
13
2014

Eddie Izzard to Headline Brand New Comedy Festival in Southsea

Eddie Izzard headlines the SOUTHSEA COMEDY FESTIVAL on Thursday 31st July and Friday 1st August. Doors open at 7pm at the Big Top on Southsea Common and the line up will include a variety of comedians as well as Eddie’s full length show, FORCE MAJEURE.

May
6
2014

Arts Council funding for the Portsmouth Cultural Trust

The Portsmouth Cultural Trust (PCT) is delighted to announce their successful application for a £15,000 grant from Arts Council England towards a programme of three outdoor festivals in Portsmouth Guildhall Square.

May
5
2014

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Contribute your memories to The Portsmouth Music Experience exhibition

Were you in a band or a soloist performing in the Portsmouth area during the 70's, 80's, 90's or 00's? If so we would like to put a picture of you or your band on our wall of music within the free Portsmouth Music Exhibition at Portsmouth Guildhall.

Apr
17
2014

Vacancies at Portsmouth Guildhall

The Portsmouth Cultural Trust is currently recruiting for the vacancies of Events Administrator and Marketing Assistant.

Apr
14
2014

Portsmouth Street Games to bring the language of the streets to Guildhall Square

The Portsmouth Guildhall Square and surrounding area is set to open as an outdoor festival venue with its first showcase being the Portsmouth Street Games on 31st May and 1st June, organised by the Portsmouth Cultural Trust and Big Adventures.

Apr
3
2014

Foreigner's Mick Jones first to be inducted into Portsmouth Guildhall Wall of Fame

In recognition of legendary guitarist Mick Jones’ contribution to rock music he will be bestowed with the Portsmouth Cultural Trust’s highest honours by being the first person to be inducted into the Portsmouth Guildhall’s new Wall of Fame on Wednesday 9th April.

Mar
7
2014

Aspex to launch new gallery space at Portsmouth Guildhall

New venture will see two of Portsmouth’s cultural destinations collaborate to bring contemporary visual art to thousands more every year.

Two of Portsmouth’s cultural destinations have announced plans to create a new gallery space at the heart of Portsmouth Guildhall. aspex guildhall will show some of the very best in Contemporary Art from emerging artists based in the south of England, with up to six different exhibitions a year.