A packed Southsea beach in the 1920s, but what was the occasion?
A packed Southsea beach in the 1920s, but what was the occasion?

13 fascinating photos show what life was like in Portsmouth 100 years ago

Here’s what Portsmouth was like a century ago.

Sunday, 19th September 2021, 5:10 pm

We have been through our archives to find some fascinating images of the city from the 1920s.

While a lot has happened over the years, these pictures show that some things have not changed at all – including the crowds on Southsea beach!

Take a trip back in time with our latest gallery.

Join our new Portsmouth Retro Facebook group to find more fascinating photos and memories from Portsmouth’s past.

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