Ahead of the Government's roadmap to re-opening, join us at the Guildhall for a year full of musical acts enough to tap your feet to.
After nearly a year of lockdowns and restrictions, The Guildhall Trust, the charity behind the operation of Portsmouth Guildhall, has welcomed the Government’s latest announcement that gives a roadmap toward the full reopening of the Concert Hall and its Conferencing, Weddings and Event activities.
Feast your eyes on our 2021 music offering, a mix of dance shows, live music and entertainment – enough for your to tap your feet and clap your hands to. We’ve got such a bust season ahead of us that we haven’t included all the show on this page – head to our What’s On to see the full run down. Grab your tickets to any of the events below, and secure your seat as we welcome back the return of live music with a bang.
Saturday 29th May 2021
As Paul says: “Los Pacaminos started out just for fun, playing simply for the pleasure of it. It all took off from there. It’s real bar room stuff: foot stompers, not too many slow songs – a real party atmosphere.”
Thursday 10th June 2021
This dancing extravaganza will feature ballroom, Latin, commercial, contemporary, ballet, acro and tap. Join Aljaz, Pasha and Graziano alongside a spectacular cast of dancers, gymnasts, tap dancers and more, in what promises to be the hottest ticket this summer.
Friday 11th June 2021
Good music, good food and good times are set to brighten your Friday evenings in 2021 with a series of brand-new Cabaret Club nights at Portsmouth Guildhall. Get your tickets for a night of Country music is yours to enjoy with rising sensation Jenny June and with her sweet concoction of Nashville and the English Countryside, Emily Faye.
Friday 9th July 2021
Presenting classical crossover artist, Carley Williams, who will perform a powerful playlist of operatic greats, well-known musical theatre and easy listening favourites including songs like Never Enough (The Greatest Showman), I Dreamed a Dream (Les Miserables), Fields of Gold (Eva Cassidy) O Mio Babbino Caro (Gaicomo Puccini) and much more!
Thursday 9th September 2021
Shalamar has sold over 25 millions records worldwide and collected no less than 100 gold, silver and platinum awards. Their live show includes multi‐ million selling hits, “A Night To Remember” , “I Can Make You Feel Good” , “Make That Move”, “There It Is” , “Dead Giveaway”, “I Owe You One “, “The Second Time Around” and many more.
Sunday 10th October 2021
Britain’s oldest boy band emerge from lockdown and hit the road as The Fisherman’s Friends – combined age 401 (and three-quarters) – announce their Unlocked & Unleashed tour for 2021.
Wednesday 20th October 2021
Rock stars come and rock stars go and in an ever changing landscape of shifting musical trends, few artists truly stand the test of time. Belinda Carlisle is one of those rare talents who does.
Tuesday 9th November 2021
With 2021 looking brighter for all, love really will be all around as WET WET WET are heading back out on the road for a full theatre tour in autumn. Kicking off ‘The Journey’ tour in their beloved homeland of Scotland, the band will visit 20 cities across the UK in what will be their largest tour since 2019’s sold-out run.
Wednesday 17th November 2021
With a tremendous collection of Jools tunes and his styling of ska boogie woogie and blues, this UK tour promises to be an extraordinary and unforgettable night out that will have audiences weeping and on their feet!
Monday 22nd – Wednesday 24th November 2021
A powerful and stirring reinvention of this beloved family favourite, celebrated the world over for its Grammy Award-winning music and the thrilling energy and passion of its Irish and international dance.
Friday 26th November 2021
“It would be great to see you all, so you can sing along while I perform all my pop hits including ‘Too Many Broken Hearts’, ‘Especially For You’ and ‘Any Dream Will Do’. I’m also going to sing all my favourite songs from musicals and I’ll have my full band with me, so we’ll all have a fantastic time together.”
Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th November 2021
Tonight is classical crossover artist, Carley Williams, who will perform a powerful playlist of operatic greats, well-known musical theatre and easy listening favourites including songs like Never Enough (The Greatest Showman), I Dreamed a Dream (Les Miserables), Fields of Gold (Eva Cassidy) O Mio Babbino Caro (Gaicomo Puccini) and much more!
Monday 6th December 2021
UB40 are very excited to announce their new 2021 Bigga Baggariddim Tour, stopping in 24 different cities across the UK and Ireland, including 9 brand new dates! The show will feature some new songs for you from their upcoming album as well as the hits you know and love!