23 photos capture how popular Love Albert Road Day was in the 00s

Can you remember Love Albert Road Day?

Friday, 9th July 2021, 5:35 pm
Thousands flock to make the most of Love Albert Road Day in 2008. PICTURE: ALLAN HUTCHINGS (083941-872)
Thousands flock to make the most of Love Albert Road Day in 2008. PICTURE: ALLAN HUTCHINGS (083941-872)

The event was held in late September in 2008 and 2009, proving to be a huge hit.

Thousands of people descended on Southsea for the inaugural street part in 2008.

Before even bigger crowds turned up a year later in September 2009.

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DJ Matt Handy raves it up at Love Albert Road Day in 2009. Picture: Paul Jacobs. (093449-44)

Did you attend either of the Love Albert Road Day events?

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Crowds stretched along Albert Road as far as The Festing pub in Festing Road for Love Albert Road Day in 2008. PICTURE: ALLAN HUTCHINGS (083941-811)
Drummers outside The Wedgewood Rooms, in Albert Road, as thousands of people flock to Love Albert Road Day in 2008. PICTURE: ALLAN HUTCHINGS (083941-820)
Thousands flock to Love Albert Road Day in 2008. PICTURE: ALLAN HUTCHINGS (083941-878)
Renoo Ockendon dances to the music of Albert Road as thousands of people flock to Love Albert Road Day in 2008.
Fans watch the Bog Rolling Stones performing on The News Stage in the shadow of the Kings Theatre, at Love Albert Road Day in 2008. PICTURE: ALLAN HUTCHINGS (083941-914)
The B of the Bang, performing on the Fullers Wave 105 Stage in Albert Road in 2008. PICTURE: ALLAN HUTCHINGS (083941-764)
Knotty the clown, Anthony Ray, making his way down Albert Road in 2008. PICTURE: ALLAN HUTCHINGS (083941-766)
Band playing on the corner of Albert Road and Leopold Street on Love Albert Road Day in 2008. PICTURE: ALLAN HUTCHINGS (083941-791)
Thousands flock to Love Albert Road Day in 2008. PICTURE: ALLAN HUTCHINGS (083941-878)
Love Albert Road Day in 2009. Picture: Paul Jacobs. (093449-25)
Love Albert Road Day in 2009. Picture: Paul Jacobs. (093449-58)
Crowd on a balcony during Love Albert Road Day in 2009. Picture: Paul Jacobs. (093449-51)
A Thriller dance at Love Albert Road Day in 2009. Picture: Paul Jacobs. (093449-49)
The crowd does Thriller dance at Love Albert Road Day in 2009. Picture: Paul Jacobs. (093449-48)
DJ Matt Handy raves it up at Love Albert Road Day in 2009. Picture: Paul Jacobs. (093449-47)
Love Albert Road Day in 2009. Picture: Paul Jacobs. (093449-39)
Dancers outside the Wedgewood Rooms in 2009. Picture: Paul Jacobs. (093449-33)
Love Albert Road Day in 2009. Picture: Paul Jacobs. (093449-29)
Love Albert Road Day in 2009. Picture: Paul Jacobs. (093449-18)
Love Albert Road Day in 2009. Picture: Paul Jacobs. (093449-59)
People dance to a band at Love Albert Road Day in 2009. Picture: Paul Jacobs. (093449-35)