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FOOD REVIEW: Sant Yago, Southsea

When you phone up to book a table at a restaurant and find all the Fridays and Saturdays for the next few months are full up, your expectations are high.

Eating Out
Forty Years On at Chichester Festival Theatre SUS-170217-095019001

REVIEW: Forty Years On at Chichester Festival Theatre

The new Chichester season opens with Alan Bennett’s 1968 revue-style play, Forty Years On.

Theatre
The Kings Theatre

Key figures aiming to bring Kings Theatre into 21st century

To the casual observer, it’s been business as usual at the Kings Theatre in Southsea. But behind the scenes there have been some big changes.

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Tall Ships. Picture: Morgan Sinclair

Tall Ships aim to leave positive Impressions on their return to Brighton

Following the release of their debut Everything Touching in 2012, it looked like things were heading in the right direction for alt-rockers Tall Ships – they were critical darlings, selling out shows and headlining festival stages.

Gigs and Music
Turin Brakes

Victorious gets ready for the Original Nuttah

Drum and bass pioneer Shy FX, veteran indie-rockers Turin Brakes and singer-songwriter Benjamin Francis Leftwich are among the latest names to be added to the Victorious Festival bill.

Gigs and Music
Heaven on Earth writer Sara Jeffs with Russell Watson

Brand

The greatest story ever told

A new musical telling the story of Adam and Eve is coming to Portsmouth on its debut tour next year.

Theatre
A Fistful of Spookies

Making a decent fist of it with the Spookies at The Ashcroft in Fareham

Having been abandoned by the Australian members of The Spooky Men’s Chorale when they returned home, the UK wing of the hit festival act is soldiering on, regardless.

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Design a new-look glass recycling bank for the chance to win an iPad

PEOPLE are being asked to get artistic to give glass recycling a boost.

Portsmouth
She Sees Red

She Sees Red to make their live debut at The Edge Of The Wedge, Southsea

Promising new Portsmouth-based alt-rock band She Sees Red will be making their live debut as part of the latest Breaking Bands gig, put on by Pilot Promotions.

Gigs and Music
Music lovers from Kingston Prison pose as they gear up for competition. PPP-170418-121739001

THIS WEEK IN 1994: kingston jailhouse rockers record songs

It may not have been Elvis – but Kingston prison hoped its own brand of Jailhouse Rock would hit the right note.

Heritage
Picture: @pieandvinyl

PICTURE GALLERY: Southsea Record Store Day

Here’s our picture gallery of Southsea Record Store Day.

Gigs and Music
Mr Bloom's Nursery Live

CBeebies star’s new show at the Kings, Southsea, promises to be blooming marvellous

If you’ve got a pre-schooler, there’s a good chance you’re already familiar with Mr Bloom and his lovable talking veggies.

Theatre

WATCH: Revellers enjoy Record Store Day street fair in Southsea

HUNDREDS of music lovers gathered to celebrate Record Store Day 2017 and all that’s great about vinyl.

Portsmouth
The Lounge Kittens are Zan Lawther, Timia Gwendoline and Jenny Deacon. Picture by Paul Harries.

These kittens may have claws – but they’ll still be plenty of fun

They’ve charmed audiences packed with thousands of metalheads armed with little more than their angelic voices and a keyboard.

Gigs and Music
Your chance to relive one of the best platformers ever made, Duck Tales

Console Corner: Disney Afternoon Collection review

That warm, fuzzy feeling inside... that’s nostalgia.

Gaming
Dom Elton, far right, plays with the Mayfield house band, Dan Sawyers, Aaron Hartley and Gregg Powell.
 Picture Ian Hargreaves  (170490-1)

‘It’s all about getting
the artists as much exposure as possible’

Record Store Day is now a well-established institution. Each April vinyl fans will queue up for hours, nay days, to get their hands on limited edition discs produced specially for the day.

People
SHORT STORY FOR ST GEORGE’S DAY: Georgi The Aspiring Soldier, or 
How To Become a Saint in Five Easy Lessons by Jennifer Fisher

SHORT STORY FOR ST GEORGE’S DAY: Georgi The Aspiring Soldier, or How To Become a Saint in Five Easy Lessons by Jennifer Fisher

Here is a St George’s Day special in the series of short stories written by members of the 390-strong Portsmouth Writers’ Hub.

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Glenn Miller Orchestra

The Glenn Miller Orchestra is In The Mood for New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth

Back in the late 1930s–early ‘40s, Glenn Miller and his Orchestra packed the dance halls in the States.

Gigs and Music

Trio Apaches bring their innovative approach to Portsmouth Guildhall

Trio Apaches is built on the great friendship between three of the UK’s most respected soloists and colleagues.

Gigs and Music
SHORT STORY FOR THE WEEKEND: Thank You by Ron Hicks

SHORT STORY FOR THE WEEKEND: Thank You by Ron Hicks

Here is the latest in the series of short stories written by members of the 390-strong Portsmouth Writers’ Hub.

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