Sea Dog Print Studio

Strong Island Clothing Co

The Grateful Hearts Club

Coastguard Studio

“I moved to Southsea 30 years ago and was a printmaker for 20 of those…"

– Jenny Ames

Issue 10

A quarterly photographic project capturing the essence of the creative community in Southsea. Select individuals – artists, designed and business owners are photographed in their own environments.

Selected Stories

Art, Latest, Southsea

Thank You

The new website is LIVE and of course, none of it would be real if you hadn't been such a lovely bunch of folk supporting this journey in getting to...

Holidays, Staying UK, West Country

Escape To The West Country

Right now I should be staring up at the Croatian city of Pula’s magnificent Roman amphitheatre about to head inside and explore its ancient...

Cooking, Food, Food & Drink, Lockdown, Recipes

Tomato Plant Frenzy

We all know how the song goes, “You say tomato, I say " But were you one of those people that just had to grow tomato plants during lockdown...

Art, Creative, Exhibition, independent, Interiors, Local Artist, Southsea

Sophie Cuts

Sophie Cuts is an inspiration from a local creative who upcycles furniture to make it look beautiful (imagine a mid-century piece transformed), has...

independent, Local Business, Music, Music Scene, Portsmouth, Southsea

Big Hug Management

I have been involved with music in a professional capacity for over 40 years now From being a Portsmouth DJ, a nightclub promoter, record shop,...

independent, Local Artist, Music, Portsmouth

10 Tracks From Portsmouth’s Finest!

10 of the Best Tracks Released by Portsmouth Bands/Artists This Year So Far! 2020, what a year Supporting your local music scene from bands to...

Food & Drink, independent, Local Business, Southsea

The Grape Slayer

So, the story begins back in the olden days before this nawty covid fella got lairy, when a much needed natty lovers gang in Southsea was evolving...

Featured Artists

When you drive into Southsea or even walk down a stretch you are sure to see an iconic seagull Fark has painted somewhere in fact that really is what makes you feel you are in Southsea! Getting to know Fark over the last 3 and a half years I have loved watching his journey grow into new things. The last year his creativity has been profound, from his street art which has a current feature at the old Debenhams site, his giant poster he made at Fratton on the billboard with that iconic rainbow! to seeing his commission work with furniture and wall art…

Episode #01

Meet John and Lou running Southsea Folk Discovered

Episode #02

Meeting Laura The Southsea Wine Siren

Episode #03

Meet Vince from The Portsmouth Distillery

Episode #04

Meet Dan from the Southsea Deli

Episode #05

Meet Charla From The Grateful Hearts Club