Friday, 5 July 2013

The All New Southsea Show!

Roll up, roll up and get your tickets to The All New Southsea Show

The stage is set for a fantastic weekend of fun with lots of things ready to entertain you and all the family. Families should not miss this great event which will be held on Southsea common the weekend of 3rd and 4th of August 2013. 

The weekend will be full of wonderful FREE things to do. A Big Top full of entertainment, beautiful market stalls and loads of refreshment tents to fill those hungry tummies. Each evening pop into the big top tent and be prepared to be entertained by fabulous big named acts!

Transformed into a showground of amusement, The Southsea Show presents artists such as ‘The One and Only’ Chesney Hawkes and gymnastic spectacular, Cirque Bijou who helped launch the 2012 London Olympic opening ceremony!

Saturday the 3rd pinnacles with a traditional ‘End of The Pier Show’ The Saturday Night Seaside Special, taking you back to the 1970s of timeless family entertainment.  Sunday the 4th engages the community with a Grand Carnival Procession featuring the Isle of Wight New Carnival Company, who represented the South with their performance at the Paralympics!

The Tom Prince Cancer Trust stage will be set up to present a variety of local bands, surrounded by beer and ale tents, even a giant tea tent, a milk shake wagon and an assortment of food stalls for all tastes, close at hand. 

Families can enjoy a waltz on the carousel and wiz around on the bumper cars along with visits to the petting zoo and lots of FREE things to do.  Keen sporting individuals have the chance to participate in the sporting activities however if you fancy a relaxed rest, why not sit back and enjoy the dog shows?

Worried about traditional British weather ruining the weekend? 
Fear not as there is plenty of covered entertainment. From storytelling sessions, carnival costume workshops, baking and gardening demonstrations along with arts and crafts to name just a handful of exciting opportunities. 
With ticket prices at £8 for adults and £6 for concessions for under 16s, over 65s, and Portsmouth Leisure Card holders, as well as the fantastic offer of £24 for a family of 4, it’s an event not to be missed out on! 
This exciting community event is brought to you by The Guildhall, The Kings Theatre, New Theatre Royal, Wedgewood Rooms, The Cellars, Love Southsea, Manic Stage Productions, Express FM together with Aspex Gallery, Technical Services and MG Security. All supported by the Portsmouth City Council. 

Gates open at 10am each day with the event closing at 9.30pm on Saturday and 6pm on Sunday, purchase your tickets now through the Portsmouth Guildhall Box Office: 023 9282 4355 or on their website

Car parking is available at Canoe Lake, the D Day Museum and Clarence Pier which are all accessible via the main Seafront road. There are also a number of on street metered spaces available.
Don’t miss out on the biggest South Coast event of the year. Grab your free pull-out programmes from The News in the weeks to come and head down for two fantastic days of fun and entertainment!

Check out the Website HERE
We will be there and we can't wait to see you!

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