Victorious Festival is helping to Shape our city

We are very pleased to welcome Victorious Festival, The UK’s biggest metropolitan music festival, to the Shaping Portsmouth family after becoming a Patron.

Victorious will return to Southsea Seafront this August Bank holiday weekend (27th-29th August), and is set to be the biggest festival weekend in the South this Summer, having announced a line-up brimming with heavyweight headliners including Madness, The Streets, Royal Blood, and Nile Rodgers & Chic, as well as family favourites and up and coming artists including Annie Mac, Craig David, Ella Eyre, Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, Jade Bird. Plus, loads more!

Showcasing Southsea, Victorious’ stunning seafront setting with a metropolitan backdrop creates the ultimate family-friendly festival experience. Alongside the scenery, experience an enormous free Kids Arena (Saturday & Sunday only), 13 stages packed with entertainment, bustling markets, and an amazing atmosphere.

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James Ralls, Managing Director of Victorious Festival, said ”Victorious Festival are thrilled to be partnering with Shaping Portsmouth! We’re proud of our Portsmouth home, a stone’s throw from the sea and are proud to be a part of the community here in the city, so Shaping Portsmouth seemed a natural fit. We look forward to working with them to keep raising the profile of Portsmouth together!”

Stef Nienaltowski, CEO of Shaping Portsmouth, said “James, Terri and the team at Victorious Festival team have created such a brand that is so valuable to the city, its residents, and the people who attend each year. The social value that the festival brings to many parts of the city is obvious to many who witness it, and the deep and passionate commitment the whole Victorious team have the Creative sector of Portsmouth has been, and will be, such a benefit to those in that important sector.
It is therefore with a great amount of pride that we welcome Victorious to the Shaping Patron family and, having spoken to James & Terri a few times, I know that we can and will build a long lasting and valuable partnership for the city.
Welcome James, Terri and the team and thank you for your support.”