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Victorious Festival 2021

Victorious Festival (27-29 August 2021) – the UK’s biggest metropolitan festival – will return to Southsea Seafront this Summer with a phenomenal line up including Madness, The Streets, Royal Blood and much more!



Beaulieu showcases stunning sculptures for 2021

Beaulieu’s Palace House will be home to more than 250 incredible sculptures this summer



Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants Announce Retirement from RHS Chelsea Flower Show

After almost three decades and an incredible 24 RHS Gold Medals, Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants has announced their retirement from exhibiting at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Hardy’s were due to present their finale exhibit at RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May 2021 with their largest ever exhibit. Sadly, as RHS Chelsea has had to be […]



Growing for RHS Chelsea during a pandemic

Planning for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show happens many months before the event. Once the gardens are designed, the plants then need to be grown for the show so that they’re in peak condition for the event. But throw a pandemic into the mix and the usual time frames go out the window. Hampshire nursery […]



First Hillier trees in place at new Maggie’s Centre Southampton

The first of more than 100 British-grown trees supplied by Hillier Trees have been delivered to their final destination at the new Maggie’s Centre in Southampton.



80th anniversary of Portsmouth Blitz air raid

172 people were killed and hundreds more injured or made homeless during the attack, which took place from 5.00pm on 10 January 1941 and into the early hours of 11 January.



Early stonemason signatures revealed on Portsmouth seawalls

Signatures of 17th century stonemasons have been discovered on historic seawalls.



Amur Tiger

Endangered Amur tiger arrives at Marwell Zoo

An endangered female Amur tiger is the latest arrival at Marwell Zoo.



D-Day Landing Craft survivor opens to the public in Portsmouth

The last surviving landing craft of its kind, which carried 10 tanks and crew members to Normandy on D-Day, is finally open to the public



SS Shieldhall

2021 sailing programme for Southampton’s Steamship Shieldhall

SS Shieldhall sailing programme announced