June has given us wonderful sunshine and this time of year, culture seems to be a real focus in the city. Have a look below at some of the events happening close by and see if anything takes your fancy.
Croxton’s brings a whole day of family-friendly fun with live music from local DJ Ronnie Joice, Southsea Spirit pop-up, £10 pint-sized cocktails and a charity raffle. Croxton’s always has a cool vibe but this day makes it even more special. Head along there from 1pm until 6pm.
GlastonBrewery, Staggeringly Good, Fratton 22nd June- 25th June
That’s right, it is back and bigger than ever, with 2 venues, 2 projector screens, awesome craft beer, spirits, wines, cider, mead and tasty food.
The Brewery will be live streaming all the action from Glastonbury and putting it through our in-house projection and PA system for you to enjoy.
Zero mud, clean toilets, no wellies, no traffic and no posh girl on someone’s shoulders at the main stage who thinks the whole festival is just for her!
Get the Glastonbury experience on your doorstep without the need to pack a tent, just bring some good vibes and your happy face.
The crew will be showing the best of Glastonbury as it happens in both the Staggeringly Good Brewery taproom and upstairs in Rapture.
The fabulous music-loving, forward-thinking live music event that happens every Thursday at the Loft in Southsea is bringing all the cool vibes to Castle Field on Saturday! Sit back, grab your picnic blanket and enjoy 3 hours of cool music from For Breakfast, Rose’s Diary, and Owen Vincent.
Circles, Cycles And Cylinders
The Round Tower, 23-25 June, 10AM-4PM Old Portsmouth
“For Circles, Cycles and Cylinders we wanted to continue our very cyclical approach to engaging with the conversation between analogue and digital within our practise.”
The new exhibition is open to the public by Fours and Eights between 10am and 4pm this weekend.
The Roof Top Bar has wonderful views across the Solent and is open every Friday night during the Summer and is back entertaining you on the 30th. With live music every Friday evening and cocktail specials on offer plus a pop-up food stand, it is a fab way to start your summer wknds.
Sourdough Ted will be firing up his Roccbox at the taproom THIS FRIDAY 23 JUNE cooking his scrumptious hand-crafted sourdough pizzas.
The Bolney team will be pouring samples of their wine, including their Bubbly Brut, Lychgate Bacchus, Pinot Noir and Bubbly Rose.
Booking is strongly recommended, using the ‘book’ button on the pub’s home page to reserve a table for drinks.
For three nights at the end of June, ‘Moments’ promises to bring us a dynamic mix of work from Portsmouth-based writers. Over an hour and a half, the audience will be treated to not one but 12 short plays – six solo performances and six two-handers. Check out the Facebook Event here.
Heading Out Further Afield
As it is English Wine Week, our resident writer Darragh has spilled the beans on all the events happening to enjoy this wine week! Read here.
If you have IOW festival blues and feel Victorious is a long way away, then why not think about popping here for a chilled, friendly vibe? Offering a family wknd of music and helps to raise money for the Emergency Services and Partner Agencies. Now in its 13th year, tickets are only £40 for the whole wknd and means not only do you get the music festival feeling but also get to enjoy the beautiful view with rolling hills in a secluded location.