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REVIEW: Havant Symphony Orchestra at Oaklands School, Waterlooville

At their latest concert, the mayor of Havant, Faith Ponsonby, thanked the Havant Symphony Orchestra for their work in presenting concerts in the borough.

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Dub Pistols onstage at Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea. Picture: Paul Windsor

REVIEW: Dub Pistols at Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea

The clocks went forward, the sea rolled back, and in a hot, steamy venue, time stood still.

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Alexander O'Neal

REVIEW: Alexander O’Neal at Pyramids Centre, Southsea

Alexander O’Neal came to prominence in the middle of the 1980s as a solo artist and on Friday night – as a celebration of his 30-year-old opus Hearsay – he delivered the soul and rhythm classics that were particularly popular during this era.

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Hafdis Huld. Picture by Alisdair Wright

Hafdis gets ready to rock and roll as she heads back to Portsmouth

By her own admission, Icelandic singer Hafdis Huld is not very rock and roll.

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Scout group coffee morning

A COFFEE morning set up by the 54th Portsmouth Scout Group will take place on Wednesday, April 5.

Emsworth artists marking the launch of the 2017 Arts Trail

First look at the 2017 Emsworth Arts Trail

THE EMSWORTH Arts Trail is set to return next week.

A scene from The Woman In Black. Picture by Tristram Kenton

Gothic chiller The Woman in Black comes to haunt Portsmouth

Since its publication in 1983, Susan Hill’s novel The Woman In Black has earned a place as one of literature’s most chilling ghost stories.

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Console Corner: Ghost Recon: Wildlands review

Vast and full of promise but a bit of a wasted opportunity...


The dance class where you can boogie with your baby

As a parent, there can be no greater satisfaction than bonding with your baby.

SHORT STORY FOR THE WEEKEND: The Heir To Fishbone Place, by Mick Cooper

SHORT STORY FOR THE WEEKEND: The Heir To Fishbone Place, by Mick Cooper

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

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Club Scene with Sam Cherry

Last weekend I attended Surface DnB at The Old Barn which saw a great line up of well-respected DJs (both local and from across the UK) and plenty of good vibes!

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Leigh Cunningham as Veronica Craye in The Hollow by Torchlight Mysteries

A hollow tale at Wymering

John Cristow is a typical Agatha Christie character, with a successful career, an easy charm, a string of lovers and rivals...and a bullet in his chest.

These crazy diamonds keep
shining on at The Wedge

These crazy diamonds keep
shining on at The Wedge

Twenty years in and The Dub Pistols are working harder than ever.

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PRYZM is taking over Liquid and Envy. Picture:

£1m revamp and 75 new jobs as Portsmouth nightclub Liquid and Envy changes hands

A NIGHTCLUB in Portsmouth city centre is to undergo a £1m renovation.

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Creeper frontman Will Gould: ‘We were making more noise by saying nothing at all’

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The Hampshire Bowman in Dundridge

FOOD REVIEW: Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge

Now that’s how you do an onion ring, remarked the Dish Detective’s dining partner, as she examined the wonderful specimen that accompanied her burger.

Declan McKenna at The Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Picture by Paul Windsor

REVIEW: Declan McKenna at The Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea

Last night saw one major reason why The Wedgewood Rooms is such an important asset to the city.

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Power Quest. Picture by Chris Meany

The hunt goes on as Power Quest make a comeback

Cult metal act Power Quest have hit the comeback trail after a three-year break.

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Declan McKenna

The boy from ‘Brazil’ is coming good as Declan McKenna takes charge

It’s been a busy couple of years for singer-songwriter Declan McKenna.

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