VIDEO: Portsmouth Dragon Boat Festival stunner

Brothers Faz, right, and Jaf Ahmed from the Akash restaurant in Southsea help James Emery load a curry takeaway onto a plane at Solent Airport so it can be flown to France for the British ex-pat and his friends at Saucats Airfield, south of Bordeaux Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Curry takeaway flies from Lee-on-the-Solent through the skies to France

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HUNDREDS of people flocked to the Portsmouth Dragon Boat Festival yesterday.

Stunning autumnal sunshine blessed the event, which saw more than a dozen teams take to the water at 1000 Lakeside, in Portsmouth.

There was plenty of family fun yesterday

There was plenty of family fun yesterday

Today’s action is currently underway, with plenty to see and do for all the family.

There is everything from archery and activities to watching the spectacle on the water.

For a full report plus pictures of the weekend bonanza, see tomorrow’s The News.