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Review: Cinderella Panto

Words by Girl About Southsea Taking my eldest daughter to the theatre to see Cinderella, without her sisters, is a… Read more »

Culture Vulture

A season of fairy tales, by Emma Beatty Are you going to a pantomime this year? Across the city, boy-band… Read more »

The winners of the Portsmouth Society 2018 design awards

Every year The Portsmouth Society tours the city to award good design in architecture and landscape. This years winners received… Read more »

Deborah Grant, The Case of the Frightened Lady, New Theatre Royal

The Case of the Frightened Lady, New Theatre Royal, 29 Oct-3 Nov Interview: Deborah Grant with Emma Beatty The last… Read more »

The People’s Museum

Words by Chris Horton. Photos: Charlotte Griffiths Photography With its colourful history it’s not surprising that Portsmouth has a good… Read more »

Stage Right

Scott Ramsey chief executive of the NTR talks about new initiatives and new productions. Words by Emma Beatty. Did you… Read more »

Wayne Hemingway’s World

The design expert brings his creative oomph to Portsmouth Guildhall. “Who needs Benidorm?” Why young people are returning to our… Read more »

Culture Vulture

Art shows to see in the city by Emma Beatty If you haven’t been to Portsmouth City Museum for a… Read more »

Mamma Mia, King’s Theatre, Southsea

Words by Emma Beatty Mamma Mia, King’s Theatre, Southsea, 12 June Verdict – camp fun – just go with it,… Read more »

History Hot Spot- The Kings Theatre, Southsea

Words by: Victoria Doxat Photos: Derek Rogers Southsea’s Kings Theatre is an iconic landmark and, according to the Theatre’s Trust,… Read more »

Review: Giovanni Pernice: born to win

Written by Emma Beatty Verdict: Fab-U-lous I’m a BIG fan of Strictly Come Dancing; I camped out at four in… Read more »

Into the Trees…

Written by Lisa Guy and Sophie Lederer We have a passion to inspire children to go out and play; to get… Read more »

Jim’s life scientific

Words by Kate Thompson Suddenly science is the new rock ‘n’ roll and no longer just the preserve of boffins… Read more »

Making their mark in Southsea

Creative couple Nicky Gray and Mark Jones (aka Fark Fk), from The Tea Tray café in Southsea, have created a street… Read more »

Back to the future with Dr Trudy

Today it’s accepted that robots are likely to become increasingly more common in our lives, not just in industry but… Read more »

Beauty & The Beast: A Magical New Show For Portsmouth

Written by Emma Beatty I’m sitting in Starbucks on Guildhall walk across the road from the New Theatre Royal, chatting… Read more »

Postcards From My Neighbourhood

EXHIBITION DATES: Wednesday 7 February Sunday 15 April 2018 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Saturday 3 February 2018 CELEBRATION EVENT: Saturday 10 February… Read more »

The Toymakers’ Apprentice

A story for Christmas by John Worsey. Illustration by Lorna Apps-Woodland I first saw Issie Oke on the day I… Read more »

New for old

Written by Mark Harris Next year is the 20th anniversary of the English publication of Georges Perec’s Species of Spaces… Read more »

Songs and Stories

It has been a big year for Southsea songwriter Becky Jerams. Not only has she chased the Eurovision dream (cowritten… Read more »

The King’s Anniversary

Written by Chris Horton This month sees the 110th anniversary of one of Southsea’s most loved establishments; The King’s Theatre…. Read more »

Jack House Gallery

Written by Kevin Dean Just over two years ago Rebecca Crow opened The Jack House Gallery in Old Portsmouth. Kevin… Read more »

Write On: Angelo Tirotto’s Stories

Written by John Worsey From one island to another, writer Angelo Tirotto’s journey from Guernsey to Portsmouth fulfilled an age-old narrative:… Read more »