Steam Illuminations 2021

Photos of Steam Illuminations

Steam Illuminations on the Watercress Line is an annual festive event.

Steam Illuminations 2021

More dates announced for Watercress Line’s Steam Illuminations

There are even more opportunities to enjoy some festive fun on board the Watercress Line’s Steam Illuminations steam train this winter. New dates for the dazzling event have just been announced at the popular north Hampshire heritage railway – you can now book your ride on Monday 13, Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15 December 2021 and […]

Lighting up Portsmouth for Christmas

As part of a celebration of lights, the start of Christmas in Portsmouth’s main shopping areas will be officially marked this month as Love Island’s Amy Hart hosts the Christmas Lights Switch On events across the city. The countdown begins on Thursday 18 November with the Commercial Road Lights Switch On and the opening of […]


Marking Remembrance in Portsmouth in 2021

Residents in Portsmouth are being invited to mark Remembrance in a series of events taking place between 10-14 November 2021. This year’s Armistice and Remembrance events and services: Armistice Day service – Thursday 11 November, 10:55am at the WWI memorial, Guildhall Square (Cenotaph)The short service starts at 10:55am and will include a two-minute silence which […]

Marwell Zoo first in the UK to turn animal waste into renewable energy

Marwell Zoo has become the first of its kind to generate renewable energy using animal waste.

Photos of Bond in Motion No Time to Die

Bond in Motion – No Time To Die is a new exhibition at Beaulieu National Motor Museum featuring the iconic cars, gadgets and costumes from the latest 007 film. Lord Montagu officially opened the exhibition on 15 October 2021. He was joined by Bond’s Oscar-winning Special Effects Supervisor Chris Corbould OBE, the man responsible for […]

Portsmouth bonfire and fireworks display will be back with a bang

Remember, remember to head to Portsmouth City Council’s annual fireworks display at King George V playing fields on Wednesday 3 November. The free event opens at 4pm, with the bonfire being lit at 6:30pm followed by a spectacular fireworks display starting at 7.30pm. A variety of hot food and refreshments will be available, as well […]

Photos of Bronze Age Roundhouse at Butser

In pictures – the official opening of the reconstructed roundhouse at Butser Ancient Farm

Unique reconstruction of Bronze Age Roundhouse opens in Hampshire

A unique reconstruction of a traditional Bronze Age Roundhouse, based on archaeological remains uncovered at Dunch Hill on Salisbury Plain, was officially unveiled on 9 October at experimental archaeology site, Butser Ancient Farm, by TV Presenter and archaeologist Professor Alice Roberts. The project is a collaboration between archaeologists from Butser Ancient Farm together with wounded, […]

New Bond exhibition at Beaulieu

Bond in Motion – No Time To Die, a new exhibition featuring the iconic cars, gadgets and costumes from the latest 007 film.