Enjoy culture by the coast in Portsmouth

Portsmouth, Hampshire

Discover magnificent theatres, live music venues, two cathedrals, a rich literary heritage, galleries, nightclubs, events and seasonal festivals on a cultural break in Portsmouth.

Take in a show at the Kings Theatre or New Theatre Royal - newly re-opened following a dramatic rebuild of its backstage areas which now includes the new Minghella Learning Centre, workshop  and changing rooms.

Discover more about the city's Sherlock Holmes connection at 'A Study in Sherlock' exhibition at Portsmouth Museum, then take a stroll into Old Portsmouth for a bite to eat and a visit to Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral.

With a range of live music venues, including Portsmouth Guildhall, seasonal festivals, galleries and great places to eat and drink, Portsmouth is great for culture vultures.

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