The Objects: Kate Bishop exhibition

Thursday 23 October 2014 - Wednesday 07 January 2015
FREE. Cafe Guildhall

Kate founded Kroma her "Creative Identity", in April 2013 whilst in her final year at the Arts University Bournemouth where she studied. With a passion for colour and design and a drive to create, Kate now Freelances from her studio residency at Making Space where she works and surrounds herself with the things that maker her tick.

Shane Filan

Thursday 23 October 2014 Doors 7pm. Start 7.30pm. £28.60-£33 incl. BF*

One fifth of boyband Westlife, Shane Filan entertains an audience with a night at the Guildhall.

Guildhall Tours

Thursday 23 October 2014 - Tuesday 30 December 2014
Tuesday's 11am and Thursday's 3pm FREE

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the beautiful facade of Portsmouth Guildhall? Wonder no more, as we are opening our doors to the public for behind the scenes tours.

The Who's Tommy Exhibition

Thursday 23 October 2014 - Saturday 01 August 2015
Portsmouth Music Experience - Access All Areas. FREE

The Access All Areas gallery not only features spectacular touring exhibitions, but visitors are also able to enjoy rooms that reflect on Portsmouth music and the history of the Guildhall, and how this all fits into a wider historical context.

Tyran Hawthorn: Exhibition

Thursday 23 October 2014 - Wednesday 14 January 2015
Seven Ages of Woman

Portsmouth Cultural Trust are delighted to be the first to exhibit Tyran Hawthorn’s series, Seven Ages of Woman, since he graduated from UoP this summer with a First in BA (Hons) Photography. The series of seven photographs, showing the ageing process over time, are linked by Tyran to Shakespeare’s ‘Seven Ages of Man’ from ‘As You Like It’.

Portsmouth Scene Promotions

Friday 24 October 2014 The Big Scene Launch Night. 7pm, £5.

Portsmouth Scene Promotions presents: The Big Scene Launch Night 24 October showcasing live, local talent.

Varsity Pro Wrestling

Saturday 25 October 2014 7pm. £16.50/ £13.75/ £11.25 concs. incl. BF*

The International Superstar The UK Kid takes on VPW Champion, Germany's Max 'The Machine' Von Shultz inside a steel cage!

Ensemble 360

Monday 27 October 2014 £16, £14 concessions incl. BF* The Harlequin Room. Doors 7pm, start 7.30pm

From the seductive opening melody of Dvorák’s Quintet, the work of a composer at the peak of his powers, to the dynamic contrasts of Beethoven’s Septet, this is a concert full of beauty, ‘wild dancing’ and happiness, brimming with vitality and energy.

Psychic Sally Morgan

Wednesday 29 October 2014 7.30pm. £23

Star of Sky LIVING’s Psychic Sally On The Road, Britain's favourite TV psychic, Sally Morgan returns with her outstanding 2014 nationwide tour.

Frozen Dance Day

Wednesday 29 October 2014 Doors 10am, £20

Dance like your favourite Frozen character this October half term.

Omid Djalili - Iranalamadingdong

Thursday 30 October 2014 Doors 7.30pm. £23.

He’s back on tour with a new show, following a sell-out four week West-End residency and a sold-out season at the Edinburgh Festival.

Eskimo 11 Halloween

Friday 31 October 2014 9.30pm-2am

More information coming soon...

Michael Jackson's Dance Day

Friday 31 October 2014 Doors 10am, £20

Dance like Michael Jackson this October half term with Manic street production's Halloween Dance Day.


Saturday 01 November 2014 Doors 7pm. £10.95/ £6.95 U16 & students

A UK premiere of darkly comic circus starring a very big trampoline!

Jacqui Dankworth in the Live Lounge

Thursday 06 November 2014 7pm dinner, 8pm show. £15 incl. BF* £25 incl. BF*

Given her musical pedigree – daughter of Dame Cleo Laine and Sir John Dankworth - it’s no surprise that JACQUI DANKWORTH is regarded as one of the UK’s finest jazz vocalists.

Royal Marines Interactive Concerts

Thursday 06 November 2014 1.30pm - 2.30pm, £5 Donation

The Royal Marines School of Music are working with Portsmouth Music Hub to provide two interactive concerts on 6th November for students across the city at Portsmouth Guildhall. This is an excellent opportunity for young people to listen to a high class band and be inspired.

Portsmouth Music Hub 3rd Anniversary Celebration

Saturday 08 November 2014 Time tbc

To celebrate Portsmouth Music Hub's 3rd Anniversary there is a special performance on Saturday November 8th in Portsmouth Guildhall featuring schools and Hub Partners. This promises to be a varied programme and musical feast catering for all tastes.

The Glenn Miller Orchestra

Sunday 09 November 2014 £19.80 incl. BF*

On the 70th anniversary of Glenn Miller’s visit to Great Britain, Ray McVay is proud to present the world’s greatest big band, live in concert.


Tuesday 11 November 2014 Doors 7pm, £30.25 incl BF*

Singer, songwriter, producer, occasional rapper and all round king of the club banger Example visits Portsmouth on his 2014 UK tour.

A Day to Remember

Wednesday 12 November 2014 £24.20 adv. including BF*

Fresh from absolutely demolishing the main stage at the Reading and Leeds Festivals and performing to a sold out, 7500 strong crowd at Cardiff Arena - A Day To Remember are pleased to announce their return to the UK this November.

Roy Chubby Brown: Who Ate All The Pies?

Thursday 13 November 2014 7.30pm. £19.50

Roy Chubby Brown returns with his meatiest show yet! ‘Who Ate All The Pies?’

Sublime Shostakovich

Friday 14 November 2014 £14.75, £19, £21, £24.25, £29.50* "Kids for a Quid"

Praised for its charming simplicity, carefree spirit and lyrical warmth, Shostakovich’s Second Piano Concerto is one of his happiest and most direct works. Its sublime slow movement is its crowning glory however. Opening with a cloud-shrouded string theme in a minor key, the piano enters in the major, like the sun breaking through, an effect as magical as it is simple.

Jools Holland & His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

Saturday 15 November 2014 Doors 7pm. £36.

Jools Holland will be bringing the greatest boogie-woogie party around the UK once again with his annual autumn / winter tour, with special guest Marc Almond.


Sunday 16 November 2014 Doors 7 pm, £24.75 incl BF*

In October and November 2014, Levellers will embark on a European wide Greatest Hits tour coming to Portsmouth on 16th November 2014. Promoting their Greatest Hits album, with special guests The Selecter.

John Mayall 80th Anniversary Tour

Thursday 20 November 2014 Plus Special Guest King King. 7.30pm. £29.50.

Blues legend John Mayall returns for his 80th anniversary tour with special guests King King in this explosive blues bill.

Lou Lou's Vintage Fair

Saturday 22 November 2014 12am-5pm, £2 entry under 12s FREE

Lou Lou’s Vintage Fair, winner of ‘The Best Vintage Fair in the UK’ two years running, is coming to Portsmouth Guildhall on Saturday 22nd November.

Paul Carrack

Sunday 23 November 2014 Doors 7pm. £26.95 incl. BF*, £31.35 incl.BF*, Gold Tickets £42.35 incl.BF*

Legendary Sheffield-born singer, songwriter and former frontman of Ace, Squeeze and Mike & The Mechanics returns to the road following his widely acclaimed recent album release 'Rain or Shine', a mix of new original songs and classic tracks.

Lily Allen

Sunday 30 November 2014 Doors 7pm. £35.75 incl BF*

Chart topping, outspoken, pop diva Lily Allen comes to Portsmouth Guildhall.

La Serenissima

Monday 01 December 2014 £16, £14 concessions incl. BF* The Harlequin Room. Doors 7pm

Be transported to Venice for a concert celebrating the music of one of the great Italian violin virtuosi, Johann Georg Pisendel; two fabulous works by Vivaldi and one by Albinoni which are dedicated to Pisendel, a piece by Montanari which survives in Pisendel’s own hand, and two effervescent works by Pisendel himself.

Noel Fielding

Tuesday 02 December 2014 8pm. £25

Expect a magical mix of Noel's unique brand of stand up comedy, live animation, music and some of Fielding's best-known TV characters (such as The Moon and Fantasy Man).

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