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

Established by the Partnership Portsmouth initiative in 1998, the Ports Fest 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. 


The pupils of The 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.

Ports Fest continues to develop and grow, with the support of the local community and partners.

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