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Portsmouth Festivities

The Portsmouth Festivities celebrate arts, culture and heritage in the City of Portsmouth.

Established by the Partnership Portsmouth initiative in 1998, the Portsmouth Festivities has developed a reputation for providing high quality events with professional artists in the city’s unique venues.

Every June, the Festivities team – based at the Portsmouth Grammar School – deliver a 10-day festival for the Portsmouth community to enjoy.  In 2012, they provided 83 events, which reached over 12,000 people in Portsmouth and surrounding areas.

The pupils of Portsmouth Grammar School have opportunities to participate in activities, engage in educational projects, as well the sixth form undertaking work experience by assisting in the running of events.

Now in its 17th year, Portsmouth Festivities continues to develop and grow. This year’s celebrations will not follow a specific theme, but celebrate different aspects of the city as a whole.

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