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Ever heard of Children’s University in Portsmouth?

Well surprisingly enough, it exists.  Children’s University is a trust offering 7 to 14 year olds (and 5 and 6 year olds with their families) exciting and innovative learning activities and experiences outside of normal school hours. The activities are … Continue reading

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Victorian Festival of Christmas: A Review

Last weekend, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard transformed its streets into a Victorian town complete with Fagin’s Tavern and street urchins.  This year’s event was bigger than ever before with the addition of an outdoor cinema and screenings of Frozen with live performers as characters from … Continue reading

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Frozen Sing-A-Long at Mary Rose Museum for Victorian Festival of Christmas

The Mary Rose Museum will provide a striking and historic background to ‘Sing-a-Long-a’ Frozen, which will take place during Portsmouth Historic Dockyard’s Victorian Festival of Christmas, which is now in its fifteenth year. The ‘Sing-a-Long-a’ Frozen is new for 2014, … Continue reading

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27th/28th September – What’s on in Portsmouth?

This weekend sees the long awaited re-opening of the Pyramids Centre, with refurbished pools and soft play together with a new café.  No doubt it will be busy, so get there early if you want a swim. For family viewing … Continue reading

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Things to do in the rain in Portsmouth

(1) Cinema If you’ve been thinking of going to see one of the summer films – today is the day. As it’s school holidays,  Odeon have extended their film club Odeon Kids and there is a film on daily at … Continue reading

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Money Saving Deals on Days out in and around Portsmouth

Do you have a Tesco Clubcard? Chances are you’ll have some points you haven’t yet claimed. Get on to the clubcard site and have a look – you can exchange your points now for up to 4 times their value … Continue reading

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Armed Forces Day, Portsmouth Festivities and Weekend Events

Portsmouth Festivities continue over this weekend, with the event closing on Sunday 29th June. There are lots of events on, too many for me to list here, which are not so child and family orientated, so if you are interested … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Festivities for Families and Weekend Events

Today sees the start of the Portsmouth Festivities, a 10 day festival to celebrate diversity and explore Portsmouth’s heritage.  This will be the 15th year and there is plenty going on to suit all tastes. For a full programme of … Continue reading

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Half Term In and Around Portsmouth

Half term is here, and as always there is plenty on in and around Portsmouth.  This post is intended to highlight what’s on, but do check our what’s on page as there are plenty more activities I haven’t had the … Continue reading

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Mary Rose Museum Finalist for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year

Congratulations to The Mary Rose Museum, which opened 31st May 2013 at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, who have been selected as one of 6 finalists in the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year. The Art Fund Prize for Museum … Continue reading

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