A to Z to be proud of Portsmouth

Here's 26 reasons why we're proud to come from Portsmouth - from A to Z

PORTSMOUTH is a fabulous place to live, work and grow up in.

While we all know Pompey is a great city, if you were looking for evidence to back up that claim – there is plenty from famous residents to war heroes, museums and landmarks. Here are 26 reasons to be proud of Portsmouth from A to Z: 

Born in Portsmouth in 1854, Hertha was a trail blazing engineer. She was awarded the prestigious Hughes Medal in 1906 for her work on electric arcs and ripples in sand and water.

1. A is for Hertha Ayrton

Born in Portsmouth in 1854, Hertha was a trail blazing engineer. She was awarded the prestigious Hughes Medal in 1906 for her work on electric arcs and ripples in sand and water.
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Part of the Historic Dockyard this attraction combines an interactive exhibition highlighting Portsmouth's naval past with a brasserie overlooking the harbour.

2. B is for Boathouse 4

Part of the Historic Dockyard this attraction combines an interactive exhibition highlighting Portsmouth's naval past with a brasserie overlooking the harbour.
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Iconic Victorian author Charles Dickens was actually born here in Portsmouth. There is his birthplace museum and a statue in the city centre to help highlight his association with our city.

3. C for Charles Dickens

Iconic Victorian author Charles Dickens was actually born here in Portsmouth. There is his birthplace museum and a statue in the city centre to help highlight his association with our city.
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Portsmouth played a huge role in the D-Day invasion, as shown in the recent 75th anniversary commemorations. This museum in Southsea helps mark the city's part in one of the turning points of the Second World War.

4. D is for D-Day Story

Portsmouth played a huge role in the D-Day invasion, as shown in the recent 75th anniversary commemorations. This museum in Southsea helps mark the city's part in one of the turning points of the Second World War.
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