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BIG READ: Drape yourself in gold and dance your cares away

Ever turned round and realised Beyonce is standing next to you, while Jay-Z brings out Kanye West  in front of thousands of people?  
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Pop-Up Opera. Picture by Robert Workman

Taking opera out of the halls and to the masses

When you’ve performed opera down old mineshafts and in caves deep underground, doing Mozart in an old rectory is going to seem passé.
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Bing and friends are coming to Portsmouth

CBeebies favourite Bing is coming to Portsmouth later this year

Bing Bunny is coming to Portsmouth later this year and is bringing his friends along for the trip.

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Rachel (46) and Steve (49) Griffiths from Telford head over for their first Isle of Wight festival.''''Picture: Sarah Standing (180531-7724)

Festival fever rising on the Isle of Wight

THOUSANDS will flood to the ferry ports today for the second day of the 2018 Isle of Wight Festival.

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Tom Bertram

Artists back school’s new festival to pay for new traffic calming measures

ARTISTS have backed a school’s festival to raise money for traffic calming measures in their village.

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Rob Kingsley presents his Elvis tribute show at Ferneham Hall, Fareham, tonight (Friday) at 7.30pm

WHAT’S ON: Your weekly guide to going out: Friday, June 22 to Thursday, June 28, 2018

The most comprehensive guide to what’s on where and when across the Portsmouth area in the week ahead.

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The cast of CCADS' production of Starlight Express

CCADS crew get their skates on for their latest musical


Checking out the club scene this week with Sam Cherry

The big music event this weekend is of course the Isle of Wight Festival which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
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Fans have been queuing for hours to get into the Isle of Wight Festival. Picture: Ben Clements

Isle of Wight Festival labelled an ‘absolute shambles’ after ‘pregnant women and kids’ left queuing in sun for hours

Isle of Wight Festival’s fiftieth anniversary edition appears to have not got off to the best of starts with fans labelling it an ‘absolute shambles’ as thousands of people have been left queuing in the sunshine for hours.

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Onrush is a 'racing' game in the loosest sense of the word.. and that's no bad thing

Console Corner: Onrush review


Isle of Wight Festival is this weekend Picture: Sam Taylor

Isle of Wight Festival: Full list of items that you are banned from bringing to this year’s festival

Isle of Wight Festival is one of the highlights of the summer and with the festival celebrating its 50th anniversary it is set to be one of the best yet.

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Sandra Bullock as Debbie Ocean, Cate Blanchett as Cate, Rihanna as Nine Ball, Mindy Kaling as Amita, Awkwafina as Constance, Helena Bonham-Carter as Rose Weil, Anne Hathaway as Daphne Kluger and Sarah Paulson as Tammy.

Movies AND TRAILER: Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett talk Ocean's 8

Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett lead an all-star, mostly female cast for heist film Ocean's 8 - a follow-up to Ocean's Eleven. They talk to Laura Harding about besting the boys' version at the box office and why there should be gender parity among film critics.

Simo Lagnawi Picture: Hassan Hajjaj

GOING OUT: Six great things to do in the next 48 hours, June 20 and 21.

A quick guide to what to do in the Portsmouth area on 20 and 21.

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Youngsters command the Guildhall stage as Portsmouth Schools Music Festival returns for 2018

Youngsters command the Guildhall stage as Portsmouth Schools Music Festival returns for 2018

YOUNGSTERS began a week-long showcase of local musical talent as a popular city festival returned.

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Indie-rock star Miles Kane, who is playing at The Pyramids Centre, Southsea on June 28, 2018. Picture by Lauren Dukoff.

BIG INTERVIEW Miles Kane: ‘There’s been a lot of songs written to get to where we are now’

The fact that it has been five years since Miles Kane released his last solo album is something that caught the acclaimed indie-rock singer-songwriter by surprise.
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Students spend a day learning from the circus experts

YOUNGSTERS from a circus in Portsmouth have been given a helping hand from a world-renowned group of city performers.

Kyle Jonathan, Headteacher at Swanmore College on New Road, Swanmore has planned Swanfest to raise funds for traffic calming methods in New Road ''Picture: Malcolm Wells (180613-7842)

Mum of Swanmore car crash boy backs festival funding for traffic calming

‘WE don’t want any other family to go through what we went through.’

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GOING OUT: Six great things to do in the next 48 hours, June 19 and 20.

A quick guide to what to do in the Portsmouth area on 19 and 20.

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REVIEW: Solent Symphony Orchestra at Royal Marines’ Museum, Eastney

As a fitting farewell to the magnificence of the Royal Marines’ Museum, players from the well-respected Solent Symphony Orchestra performed a chamber concert featuring their own players as soloists.

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David Gostick leading Portsmouth Choral Union.

REVIEW: Portsmouth Choral Union at St Mary’s Church, Fratton

‘Behold, the sea!’ is the dramatic opening to Vaughan Williams’ Sea Symphony.

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