Community Programmes

Shaping Portsmouth are bringing the people of Portsmouth together.

From veterans to care leavers and beyond, we’re giving Portsmouth’s citizens the support they need to succeed, and also encouraging residents to give back to the city they call home. 

Our community strategy supports Shaping Portsmouth’s overall mission to make Portsmouth the best city to invest, live, learn, work and visit.

Community News

This summer, Portsmouth Cathedral will be transformed into a space that will offer a feast for the senses with The Wild Cathedral sensory garden, open daily from Tuesday 16 August – Saturday 3 September with free admission. Visitors will
  Three of Portsmouth’s much-loved open spaces have picked up top awards once more. Green Flag awards, given annually by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, have again gone to Southsea Rock Garden, Baffins Pond and Milton Park. The award
  Located in The Plaza, the Summer Boardwalk is reminiscent of the boardwalk amusement parks which sprung up across the coasts of the USA at the turn of the century. Guests can step back in time as they step
Heading to Southsea over the summer holidays? Why not take the bus to the beach and save time, money and stress. Portsmouth City Council is launching additional bus services and extending others to make it easier than ever before
  A new, 800 standing capacity venue, The Box, is launching within Portsmouth Guildhall with the first concerts set to take place in the new space confirmed as Craig Charles – Funk & Soul Club and The Blockheads!    Following