Entertainment guaranteed to leave you full of the festive spirit!
The festive season at Portsmouth Guildhall is full of fun and entertainment and with a great range of shows and events coming up in 2024, you will not be short of ideas for great gifts! Plus, bring family and friends together throughout December for a cracking range of Christmas concerts that are guaranteed to leave you full of the festive spirit.
FESTIVE FUN IN NOVEMBER & DECEMBER!
THE UNTOUCHABLES DARTS
2nd December 2023
Portsmouth’s legendary ‘A Night at the Darts’ returns to Portsmouth Guildhall with a bumper field of professional players providing the entertainment!
THE MILTON GLEE CHOIR
3rd December 2023
Milton Glee Choir round off their 75th Anniversary year with a spectacular Christmas Concert, supported by their good friends the RMA Concert Band.
6th December 2023
The 2023 tour will feature hits from throughout Sophie’s career, as well as some very festive classics, all in Sophie’s own seasonal disco style.
BSO: MAGIC MAHLER
7th December 2023
Few composers have succeeded in evoking so poetically the romantic magic of nature’s awakening, its birdsong, hunting horns and distant fanfares.
THE MASSED BANDS OF HIS MAJESTY’S ROYAL MARINES
13th December 2023
See the celebrated Corps of Drums, and enjoy yuletide classics, solos, marches, overtures, and film music. There will be something for everyone – all guaranteed to leave you full of the Christmas spirit!
MY EFFIN LIFE – GEDDY LEE
17th December 2023
AEG is thrilled to announce Geddy Lee In Conversation, a series of intimate dates across the UK with legendary Rock ’n’ Roll Hall Of Famer Geddy Lee. The spoken word tour will see the Rush singer/bassist bring to life his forthcoming memoir My Effin’ Life.
BSO: LAST NIGHT OF THE CHRISTMAS PROMS
21st December 2023
The ultimate musical Christmas cracker, our ever-popular festive concert of hits is back with an overflowing bundle of musical treats including Jingle Bells, Winter Wonderland and Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.
MAGIC OF MOTOWN 2023
22nd December 2023
Seen by over a million people, now in its 17th year! It’s no surprise that this show is one of the biggest success stories in British theatre history. Get ready for the biggest Motown party of the year.
CALLING PLANET EARTH
27th December 2023
Featuring songs from now legendary artists such as Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, The Human League, Ultravox, Tears For Fears, Depeche Mode, OMD, Japan, ABC, Soft Cell and many many more.
DECEMBER AT THE LENS STUDIO!
STEVE HALL AND STEVE WILLIAMS
3rd December 2023
After crushing it opening for Russell Howard’s SOLD-OUT UK Tour, Steve Hall and Steve Williams are in town with a double dose of fantastic stand up. Two comedians, one night, one winner – you!
RAPUNZEL – THE TANGLED PANTO
19th – 27th December 2023
Join us this Christmas for Rapunzel, A Tangled Panto. An original pantomime full of music, dancing and hair-larity. Suitable for all the family from little ones to golden oldies.
LOL COMEDY CLUB
23rd December 2023
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club presents the best in live stand-up at Portsmouth Guildhall. Each show presents four fab comics including a top notch host and MC, so come and see more brilliant comedians!
MORE GUILDHALL GIFT IDEAS!
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO KALEB
24th February 2024
Kaleb has captured the hearts of viewers around the world with his often-frustrating quest to teach Jeremy Clarkson a thing or two about farming, as well as his extremely amusing comments on life, the universe and everything.
TONY HADLEY: THE BIG SWING TOUR
3rd March 2024
Tony Hadley has announced a UK tour for 2024, where he will perform some of the greatest swing songs from a classic era of music, alongside some stylish reworkings of his own classic hits.
TAKEDOWN FESTIVAL 2024
13th & 14th April 2024
The South’s fan and band favourite independent alternative-rock and metal festival will host 4 stages over 2 days featuring heavy hitters of the rock and metal worlds including Creeper, Dinosaur Pile-Up & more.
PORTSMOUTH COMIC CON
11th & 12th May 2024
Portsmouth Comic Con returns bringing you the best in Comics, Film, TV and Pop Culture entertainment! Welcoming some of the greatest writers and illustrators in the industry, alongside stars of the screen and the wonderful world of cosplay!
STRICTLY: THE PROFESSIONALS
28th May 2024
Join a dazzling dozen of the world’s best professional dancers as they take to the road next year for the 2024 official Strictly Come Dancing: The Professionals UK Tour.