Isolation Station starts tonight for a wknd of music supporting local artists like Fugitive Orchestra and Dutch Criminal Record as well as Raw Kids from Berlin (Who I can’t wait to hear live!) In such strange times it’s great that music can still be promoted for us to listen to. Ella from ‘Missing’ Promotions really wanted to do something that involved a live stream that could showcase artists in a fun way and make us feel like we are having a cool wknd! I am totally up for that, are you? This means you can dance along in your kitchen and even get your friends to do the same at their house.
There’s no denying how tough this current situation is for many people and for so many differing reasons. Each person going through it at the same time and riding the waves of emotion it brings. The uncertainty, the worry, the frustration, and the overwhelming sadness.
Outside In recently invited me to their Blogger’s event which was on a Sunday afternoon. This was a chance to meet the Southampton Bloggers and try out some food from [ … ]
Nestled along the gorgeous Old Portmsouth architecture, the unassuming Square Tower is full of rich history. But on 2nd February 2020, it was also full of something else… Crafters!
If you haven’t heard the various news stories about plastic waste in our seas, fish, and food then I can assure you: the news is upsetting. If like many of us, you are concerned about plastic waste (but don’t know what to do about it) then I have some exciting news for you: a team of local creatives has made something new, something that will let you directly influence how waste is dealt with in Portsmouth.
Dog Reporter catches up with Max Olesker, formerly of Portsmouth, to talk about the comedy duo’s new show
Hack Pompey, what is it? and how can you get involved? Well, it is one of the biggest hackathons on the south coast and offers an exciting weekend where all kinds of people join together for two days to come up with innovative ideas and plans to make something they have been wanting to for ages and never got around to! From fashion to game jams, product design to architecture, the choice is yours as to what you want to be involved in. It’s completely free which is an added bonus and this year’s theme is sustainability. Offering this theme gives people a chance to think about how the design or build they make today will have an impact on their environment or community tomorrow.
Star Wars characters, Pokemon stands and gaming opportunities! Ok, Comic-Con is for us! These were our thoughts when we knew for the second year running this event was hitting the [ … ]
Travelling to Southsea for a day trip with my little boy, I ventured down to Hotwalls in Old Portsmouth and there, in the last studio was Kendal. A total whizz at Hama Beads, my son sat for an hour making his own Mario that he could take home and I never thought I would see Kendal again. Then we moved to Southsea and on visiting the Crafts in the Tower (back at the beginning of 2018) I saw Kendal again and discovered how much she offers to the creative scene in Southsea and Portsmouth.
“We need to respect the oceans as if our lives depended on it. Because they do.” Sylvia Earle We are drowning in plastic – and as much as it is quite a daunting claim to start with, it’s important to realise we need to act on it and we need to act now.