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SWEAT Southsea

For just over a month now I have been training with Luke Newton at SWEAT Southsea. If you don’t know about SWEAT Southsea they are based in Haslemere Road, which is just off Highlands Road. It’s a gym facility with a difference, unlike most gyms it is dedicated to personal training although still offers bespoke pay as you go group classes, sports massage therapy and physiotherapy. Inside you will find a fully equipped gym designed specifically for personal training, giving you the privacy to train one on one with the personal trainer.

Managing Director of SWEAT Southsea and Co-Founder of Southsea Fitness Festival Luke Newton opened the business with his partner Tina four months ago. Since then they have been going from strength to strength building up a client base who possess varying all levels of fitness.

SWEAT Southsea team include Luke Newton, Geraldine Ruffle, Lauren Allen, Sam Davey and Team GB Boxing Performance and Team England Talent Development coach ‘Q’ Shillingford MBE. Not for forget there is now a Sports Injury Clinic providing a range of services from highly qualified Physiotherapists and Sports Massage Therapists.

The team pride themselves on their ability to deliver results and get the best out of their clients. This sounds like the perfect recipe for anyone with a short term goal or event coming up. A Great South Run personal best anyone?! If one on one personal training isn’t quite your thing then they offer a whole range of group classes too. You can find out more information on them by checking out their website www.sweat.fitness/classes.

A few months ago I took part in a taster session with Luke and really enjoyed it. I have since booked myself a block of personal training sessions which have obviously been hard work but a lot of fun and I’m noticing the difference even after a few short weeks. I’ve been a member at a couple of different gyms over the last twenty odd years but I’ve never been particularly good at going on a consistent basis. I would get myself into a good routine for a few months notice the benefit and then allow myself to get out of that routine for whatever reason thus setting me back to where I started. Personal training isn’t as cheap as a gym membership but for me I’ve found one hour at SWEAT Southsea more beneficial than about three hours training on my own in a gym. I certainly can see this being something for me in the long term.

I would thoroughly recommend the services on offer and I would encourage anyone with even a small interest to pay them a visit, have a chat and see for yourself. The team are very welcoming and will quickly put you at ease, getting rid of any anxiety you might have because for some people this environment can be quite daunting.

You can find SWEAT Southsea on Facebook, Twitter @SweatSouthsea and Instagram @sweat_southsea.

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SWEAT Southsea by Johnny Black
Photos come courtesy of Johnny Black Photography – www.johnnyblackphotography.co.uk

SWEAT Southsea Open Morning This Saturday

Hopefully by now you will be aware of SWEAT Southsea who are based in Haslemere Road in Southsea. SWEAT Southsea is a gym with a bit of a difference, unlike most gyms this is a facility is dedicated to personal training as well as offering bespoke pay as you go classes and therapy.

Their building is home to a bespoke and fully equipped gym designed specifically for personal training. This gives you the privacy to train one on one with the personal trainer. As well as PT they also offer a range of studio classes, sports massage therapy and physiotherapy.

The team behind behind SWEAT are hosting a FREE open morning this Saturday from 9am. You will be able to take part in FREE taster classes and FREE taster Personal Training sessions. You can email them at enquiries@sweat.fitness or call 02392 177480 to book your place on any of the classes.

Saturday’s timetable
09:00 Barre
09:30 Pilates
10:00 HIIT Pilates
10:30 HIIT
11:00 SWEAT Intense
11:30 Kettlebells

I was invited to pop for a taster session with co-founder Luke Newton a few months ago and I loved it. I have since booked myself some personal training sessions which have been hard work but a lot of fun and even in a few short weeks I’ve noticed a difference. If you are unable to take part in any of the classes this weekend then you are welcome to drop in and meet the trainers to discuss all things fitness.

For more information check out the Facebook Event page here. You can find SWEAT Southsea on Facebook, Twitter @SweatSouthsea and Instagram @sweat_southsea.

Sweat Open Day

Rugby 10s Tournament

Saturday 8th August will see local rugby team Southsea Nomads present their second Rugby 10s Tournament.

The tournament started last year to raise money for the charities that helped former Nomad player who had a cardiac arrest on the pitch during an away match at Bognor. Both teams performed CPR on ‘Roly’ helping to keep him alive until the emergency services arrived.

Last year’s event raised a staggering £3000 for their chosen charities; Headway, NHS Portsmouth Cardiac Unit and British Heart Foundation.

This year Southsea Nomads are in partnership with Portsmouth RFC and the tournament has grown by 50%. In 2014 there were 8 teams and this year it has grown to 12 teams. The Nomads are hoping to beat last year’s fundraising total for their charities: Wave 105 Cash for Kids, The Rosemary Foundation Hospice at Home and Second Chance.

Rugby 10s Tournament

What you need to know:
* The tournament is on Saturday 8th August at Portsmouth RFC, starting at 11am.
* There will be a bouncy castle, face painting and more kid’s activities.
* BBQ and refreshments
* In the evening Portsmouth RFC are hosting evening entertainment and disco at their club house, which includes a raffle and charity auction with prizes mainly donated from local business.

For more information about the event, teams and prizes, click here.

Rugby 10s Tournament

Rugby 10s Tournament

Photo credits by Charlotte Griffiths Photography

Southsea Sangha at Portsmouth Yoga

Southsea Sangha is a peer led Buddhist meditation group, based at Portsmouth Yoga Studio, Albert Rd, and is organised and founded by volunteer Meditation Teacher, Daniel Sutton-Johanson and Yoga Teacher Lucy Barlow. The group, run entirely on a Dana (Generosity) basis, began meeting with just a few practitioners once a month in May 2014, and has grown exponentially since. After meeting the costs of each meeting, any surplus dana is donated to local homeless and rape crisis charities. Having recently celebrated their 1st birthday and having hosted several international Dharma Teachers, they now have news of another evening event with international teachers and details of a new weekly, open access meditation group for anyone interested in learning more about or developing their own meditation practice.

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Visiting Dharma Teachers

On Sunday, August 9th, 6-8pm, Southsea Sangha host dharma teachers Thanissara and Kittisaro, who both trained in the Forest School of Ajahn Chah practicing as monastics for 15 & 12 years respectively. Thanissara, is a staunch environmental activist, feminist and racial rights activist, and is involved in a number of initiatives, including recently speaking at The White House on issues of racism & climate change, The Peoples Climate March in New York, and the Buddhist Climate Action Network in galvanizing the Buddhist community, as a strong ethical and engaged force for a sustainable planet. Among the many places they visit, both teach at Spirit Rock in the U.S and are familiar faces at Gaia House Retreat Centre in Devon.

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Due to huge attendance at their last teacher event with Martin Aylward earlier this year, advance booking is now required. Tickets are £10 and can be purchased online HERE. For a limited number of low income concessions please contact southseasangha@gmail.com.

New Weekly Meditation Groups

The aim of Southsea Sangha is to create a safe and supported environment for all who come to practice or are simply curious about meditation. The Sangha are super pleased to announce that in addition to their main 2hr meeting with Daniel on the last Sunday of every month, which involves guided meditation, dharma talks and some Q&A, they are now able to provide shorter 1hr group meditation meetings, every Sunday from 6-7pm. The teachings and meditation practices shared by Daniel are influenced by the Vipassana (insight) tradition and all levels of experience are welcome. These new weekly Sunday classes, facilitated by other Sangha members, are more informal and consist of a 30 minute meditation session and a chance to chat and meet other members of your community.

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By sticking to the core teaching of the Buddha, other cultural traditions and “add ons” that often come to be associated with Buddhism or religious practices are set aside and Southea Sangha welcomes people from all racial, economic, sexual, social, political and religious backgrounds and preferences. Daniel said “I believe this Sangha has a chance to adopt the lessons from our American cousins at Against the Steam Buddhist Meditation Society, and express the teachings and practice of getting your arse on the cushion and going against the habitual chatter and tendencies of the mind and body, in a way people outside the conventional spiritual community can relate to.”

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America’s Cup Racing Week In Portsmouth

I think my first memories of the America’s Cup were from childhood, watching the news and being a little confused about stories of close races, steely eyed crews battling the southern ocean and controversial keel designs on these huge yachts on seas and oceans the other side of the World. Up until recently it still felt like it was an event that happened far from here, glimpsed on TV, racing in exotic locations on distant waters. With the news of the new Ben Ainslie Racing headquarters to be located and built in Portsmouth about a year or so ago, all of a sudden, this race, this event really started to capture my attention. Could the UK win the oldest international sporting trophy, with a team based in Portsmouth? Back in the waters where the race began?

Americas Cup

No longer will these elite teams sailing ‘formula one’ yachts built from cutting edge designs, technologies and materials feel so distant, as the 35th Americas Cup event began to arrive in the city over recent days in readiness for the racing long weekend next week. On Twitter it has been hard to miss the photos from local people of the Land Rover BAR AC45F flying on training sails in the Solent. In recent days our local team has been joined by New Zealand and other teams out on the Solent, with the 45 foot long catamarans flying at speeds of 40 mph all just 50 metres offshore. Our historic dockyard home to the yachts from all corners of the Earth and our city home to the first stage of the cup. Now the stages and stands are being built, the flags are up and in a matter of days the racing will begin! Check below for the detail list of all the America’s Cup events happening in the city.

We’re happy to also announce that Strong Island Clothing Co will be at the America’s Cup race village, be sure to drop by and say hello and check out the huge new summer range of tees. More details on this soon.

Americas Cup Flags in Southsea

Thursday 23rd July

The America’s Cup officially begins on Thursday 23rd July, with Southsea Common, Old Portsmouth and the Solent alive with activity all starting from 9am in the morning. You’ll be able to see the crew and craft prepare for the day’s racing in No. 1 Basin at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard in the morning before the race village on Southsea Common opens at 11am. The day’s events are as follows:

  • – 9am to 11am: The race teams and boats get ready in the Naval Base – come and view in the Historic Dockyard
  • – 10am: Race Village opens on Southsea Common and the day
  • – 11am: The America’s Cup ‘trophy’ arrives in style
  • – 11:15am to 12:30pm: Moth racing and kitesurfing displays
  • – 12:30pm: The Official Parade of Sail leaves the Royal Navy base and escorts the race fleet out to the race course area in front of the race village on Southsea Common
  • – 12:45pm to 2:30pm Official Parade of Sail and exhibition sailing by the race teams
  • – 3pm: Skippers come ashore
  • – 3:15pm: Official press conference & presentation of skippers in Fanzone Arena
  • – 5pm: Day programme ends
  • – 6:30pm: Evening programme opens
  • – 7pm to 7:45pm: Official Opening Ceremony
  • – 8pm – 10pm: South Coast Proms concert featuring The Massed Bands of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines

Friday 24th July

Friday sees streaks of colour on both the Solent and the skies above, with the day dedicated to speed. See below planned activities for the day and evening:

  • – 9am to 11am: The race teams and boats get ready in the Naval Base – come and view in the Historic Dockyard
  • – 10am: Race Village opens on Southsea Common and the day
  • – 11am to 12pm: Moth racing and kitesurfing displays
  • – 12:10pm to 12:30pm: Red Arrows Aerial Display
  • – 12:30pm: The race boats leave the Royal Navy base and are escorted to the race course area in front of the race village on Southsea Common
  • – 12:45pm to 1:20pm: Race boats tuning up before practice racing with live MC commentary
  • – 1:30pm to 3pm: Practise starts and two practise races
  • – 3:15pm: Skippers come ashore
  • – 3:30pm: Media mixed zone with skippers in Fanzone Arena
  • – 5pm: Day programme ends
  • – 6:30pm: Evening programme opens
  • – 7:15pm to 9:30pm: South Coast Proms concert featuring The Massed Bands of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines

Saturday 25th July

On Saturday sailing gets serious and points are won or lost with the full official racing of the 35th America’s Cup kicking off. The evening also sees Portsmouth Live! with music on the big stage down on Southsea Common:

  • – 9am to 11am: The race teams and boats get ready in the Naval Base – come and view in the Historic Dockyard
  • – 10am: Race Village opens on Southsea Common and the day
  • – 10:30am: RNLI helicopter display
  • – 11am – 1230: Moth racing and kitesurfing displays
  • – 12pm: Red Bull Matador Aerial Display
  • – 12:30pm: The race boats leave the Royal Navy base and are escorted to the race course area in front of the race village on Southsea Common
  • – 12:45pm to 1:20pm: Race boats tuning up before racing with live MC commentary
  • – 1:30pm to 3pm: Two offical America’s Cup World Series Races
  • – 3:15pm: Skippers come ashore
  • – 3:30pm: Skippers in media mixed zone in Fanzone Arena
  • – 4pm: Blades Aerial Display
  • – 5pm: Day programme end
  • – 6pm: Evening programme open
  • – 7pm – 11pm: Portsmouth Live! Saturday day concert featuring Spandau Ballet, WetWetWet, McBusted and Carly Rae Jepsen

Super Sunday 26th July

Sunday is guaranteed to be ‘super’ – a fantastic finale to the event where the overall winner will be decided through what is sure to be some nail biting racing. As ever a full programme on entertainment on shore and on water and then an amazing prizegiving gala event to end it all. The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge are set to join huge crowds on Sunday to view the racing play a key part in the finale prizegiving event too. See below planned activities for the day and evening: See below planned activities for the day and evening:

  • – 9am to 11am: The race teams and boats get ready in the Naval Base – come and view in the Historic Dockyard
  • – 10am: Race Village opens on Southsea Common
  • – 10:30am: RNLI helicopter display
  • – 11am to 12:30pm: Moth racing and kitesurfing displays
  • – 12pm: Trig Aerial Display
  • – 12:30pm: The race boats leave the Royal Navy base and are escorted to the race course area in front of the race village on Southsea Common
  • – 12:45pm to 1:20pm: Race boats tuning up before racing with live MC commentary
  • – 1:30pm to 3pm: Two offical America’s Cup World Series races
  • – 3:15pm: Skippers come ashore
  • – 3:30pm: Skippers in media mixed zone in Fanzone Arena
  • – 4pm: All skippers and sailors to main stage in Waterfront Festival Arena
  • – 4:15pm to 5pm: Gala prizegiving event in main stage in Waterfront Festival Arena
  • – 6:30pm: Spitfire Aerial Display

These times are subject to change.

Tickets for the America’s Cup are still available HERE.

Waterfront Festival Arena – Free ticket required for day entry.
10am to 5pm Thursday/Friday/Saturday.
10am to 6pm Sunday.

Fanzone Arena – Paid ticket required for day entry.
10am to 6pm Thursday/Friday/Saturday.
10am to 6:30pm Sunday

Fanzone Arena tickets are on sale across all four days Thursday 23rd – Sunday, July 26, which will also give access to the Sunday prizegiving. All current Waterfront Festival Arena (free) ticket holders will also be able to watch the prize giving show.

Portsmouth Live! Music night – Paid ticket required for entry.

Portsmouth Live!

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Rocker Soccer 2015

This Saturday sees the Annual charity five a side football tournament open to bands, promoters, artists and musical types. Once again the event is supporting the Feel Yourself Campaign.

The event is being held in a different location this year, it all takes place at Goals on Tangier Road. The day kicks of at midday along with an afterparty to follow at The Apsley in Southsea. This is where the awards will be presented as well as a raffle, music, alcoholic beverages and plenty of post match banter.

All are welcome and encouraged to go along and support the players and a great cause!

For more information check out the Facebook Event page HERE.

Rocker Soccer 2015

Southsea Alternative Choir vs Victorious Festival Charity Football Game – Match Report

Saturday saw a Southsea Alternative Choir XI take on a special Victorious Festival XI in a charity football match to raise money for Samuels Fund. The game took place at Cams Alders in Fareham, the home of Fareham Town Football Club.

In a competitive start to the match team Southsea Alternative Choir went 1-0 after a goal by Joe Richards. Early on in the game while both teams found their feet the ball spent a lot of time in the air, however it wasn’t too long before both teams started to get the ball down and play some passing football. After a decisive attack from Team Victorious midfielder Lee Carter equalised making it 1-1.

Team Southsea Alternative Choir were unlucky not to retake the lead after goalkeeper Ian Leighfield pulled off a great reaction save from point blank range. Stuart Scott also went close for the Choir after beat four defenders and bringing the ball forward from the half way line he placed his shot just wide of the post. It was Team Victorious who went into half time leading 2-1 after a goal from Darren Cocking.

Team Southsea Alternative Choir were always looking to attack and play the ball forward into the opposition half however they were unable to get the equaliser. It was Team Victorious who were the most clinical going forward with Lee Carter and Darren Cocking both scoring their second goals so team Victorious came out 4-1 victors at the final whistle.

Both sides did themselves proud and there were good performances all over the pitch but for me it was Lee Carter who made the difference and deserved my vote for man of the match.

Southsea Alternative Choir vs Victorious Festival

Southsea Alternative Choir vs Victorious Festival

Southsea Alternative Choir vs Victorious Festival – Charity Football Match

This Saturday a Southsea Alternative Choir XI take on a special Victorious Festival XI in a charity football match to raise money for Samuels Fund. The game takes place at Cams Alders in Fareham, the home of Fareham Town Football Club.

Afterwards,everyone is invited to stay on at the ground and join in at the after party at the ground’s clubhouse. If the Southsea Alternative Choir are still standing by then they will be performing a full live set followed by music from DJs Chip Jacks, Handsome ‘The Dave’ Rocker and Jack Hemingway.

For more information on how you can support the event and get yourself a seat on the coach service being provided just check out the Facebook Event page HERE.

Southsea Alternative Choir vs Victorious Festival Charity Football Match

Southsea Alternative Choir vs Victorious Festival – Charity Football Match

On Saturday 2nd May a Southsea Alternative Choir XI take on a special Victorious Festival XI in a charity football match to raise money for Samuels Fund. The game takes place at Cams Alders in Fareham, the home of Fareham Town Football Club.

Afterwards,everyone is invited to stay on at the ground and join in at the after party at the ground’s clubhouse. If the Southsea Alternative Choir are still standing by then they will be performing a full live set followed by music from DJs Chip Jacks, Handsome ‘The Dave’ Rocker and Jack Hemingway.

For more information on how you can support the event and get yourself a seat on the coach service being provided just check out the Facebook Event page HERE.

Southsea Alternative Choir vs Victorious Festival Charity Football Match

America’s Cup World Series Tickets Now Available

With the ongoing construction of the Ben Ainslie Racing HQ at the Camber and recent VIP visits you would most likely be well aware that this (and next) summer sees Portsmouth home to a stage of the America’s Cup World Series. The four day event on Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th July will see world’s best sailors battling it out on high speed AC45 foiling catamarans out on the Solent off shore of Southsea.

From today tickets have become available, with both free-to-view and paid ticket options. The paid tickets will provide access to the official event “Fanzone Arena”, allowing up to 5,000 fans per day to immerse themselves in the world of the America’s Cup whilst enjoying prime views of the race course and access to exclusive event entertainment. The free-to-view area will be located on Southsea Common, to be named ‘The Waterfront Festival Arena” where only pre-registered ticket holders will gain access. All tickets are only available through

www.ticketmaster.co.uk/ACWSPortsmouth

Ticket holders can celebrate securing tickets by entering the #goldenticketACWSUK social media competition too. You can find out more at:

www.acwsportsmouth.com/goldenticket

World class hospitality packages also go on sale from Monday 2nd March through Official Hospitality Provider Sportsworld. Offering premium experience packages in the prime site ‘Waterfront Pavilion’ – the only site that will have direct views overlooking the racing – a mere 100m away. Details are available on:

www.acwsportsmouth.com/hospitality

This event is sure to see thousands of visitor coming to the city plus a special date in the diary for everyone who wants to witness the formula one of sailing off the beach of our city.

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Vintage Photography – Sunny Southsea

Big thanks to Khalid who sent over these vintage photographs scanned from The Images of Portsmouth (1993). We have a small selection so I’ll put one page up each week.

Love this first shot of the band stand on the common in the 1920s showing how the site was originally used before the Skatepark was built around it in the 70s. So many deckchairs, it must have been big business back then. It’s a shame they didn’t keep the bandstand as it was with the little steps and iron railing. It’s a little different NOW as Marcus’s ariel shot shows. Click the image to see the high res scan up close.

The Langstone Ark Project

The Langstone Ark is a project being run by Langstone Harbour’s Environment Officer Louise MacCallum that went live on-line in August. The project aims to create a digital collection of all the animals and plants associated with Langstone Harbour, by asking harbour users, visitors, and anyone else with an interest in the harbour to send digital photographs of wildlife taken on the water, or around the shoreline.

So far, over 150 photographs have been contributed to the project, and nearly 100 species are now represented. There are literally 1000’s of species of animal and plant to be found around the harbour however, so there are plenty of gaps in the project left to fill!

Autumn is a great time of year to see wildlife around Langstone Harbour, with thousands of migratory birds beginning to arrive and beautiful fungi springing up on many of the wildlife reserves dotted around the shoreline.

For more information about the project visit the Langstone Harbour Board’s brand new website at www.langstoneharbour.org.uk and send photographic contributions to ark@langstoneharbour.org.uk

Below are just a few of the contributors photographs so far, and you can see all of them over at the gallery HERE.

Kestrel by B.D. McGregor

Little Tern by Mark Milum

Grey Seal by Nick Lyon

Matt O’Neill

Matt is one of Southsea and Portsmouth’s legendary skateboarders since all the way back to the 80s. This footage was filmed all in one evening about a year ago, still one of the best skaters to ever step on a board on this fair isle.

Vintage Photography – Sunny Southsea

Totally forgot to add this one to the series of ‘Vintage Photography – Sunny Southsea‘ that we had posted in the past. So following on once again from the photos of the Seafront and the Paddling Pool after The Bandstand and Tennis Courts and The Pier and Esplanade , here’s the final scan.

Freestylin’

I’m not a BMXer and only cruised on my Raleigh Burner to get to skate spots when I was young, but i’ve always had huge admiration the those guys. They’re freakin’ nuts. I remember Freestylin’ mag when I was younger and would always have a flick through if I could. I loved the whole style thing surrounding BMXing in the 80’s. Mag wheels, crazy colour co-ordinated bikes and big attitude.

Well, you can relive all the that, at least to a visual extent, in the form of the Freestylin’ book. Some of you may have already seen this but may not know you can download the 158 page PDF here.

Go straight to page 106 for an article on Craig Campbell at Southsea Skatepark. Sick.

It’s going to be a Strong Movember – Closed at £725

Righto chaps, it’s time to clean shave your boat race and get that mighty moustache on the grow in support of Movember for The Prostate Cancer Charity and the Institute of Cancer Research. For 30 days of November you can help support and raise awareness through selflessly parading your top lip for charity.

You can sign up yourself, as I’m sure many of you already have, or you can join the Strong Island team and seek out sponsorship as a team. Through the Strong Island Movember page you can ask people to join the group, make donations, upload photos and post updates via the MoSpace page, Facebook and Twitter.

Head over to www.mobro.co/StrongIsland if you would like to get involved and grow a Strong Moustache to help raise awareness, or simply head over to www.uk.movember.com and sign up to personally raise money.

The funds raised in the UK support the number one and two male specific cancers – prostate and testicular cancer. The funds raised are directed to programmes run directly by Movember and our men’s health partners, The Prostate Cancer Charity and the Institute of Cancer Research. Together, these channels work together to ensure that Movember funds are supporting a broad range of innovative, world-class programmes in line with our strategic goals in the areas of awareness and education, survivorship and research.

Poster: Tristan Savage

Friday, Saturday & Sunday in Southsea

We couldn’t possibly of asked for better weather this weekend. From straight out of the door after work on Friday till finally retiring to our couch on Sunday evening the sun was blazing and Southsea was rich with activity and happy people. We spent pretty much the entire weekend outside on the seafront, changing the vista every now and then and sinking more than our fair share of corner store beers. Let’s hope it keeps up for at least a while longer hey. Check my Flickr for a few more Sunny Southsea photographs.

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Eastney Beam Engine House

If you love a bit of not often seen Portsmouth history, Eastney Beam Engine House is open to the public for free from 1pm to 5pm on every last weekend of the month. Hidden just off of Henderson Road in Eastney, the Victorian building contains two restored and working 150 horsepower ‘James Watt & Co’ Beam Engines powered by steam which were installed to operate water pumps in 1887. This new system proved very successful and is still the basis for today’s underground drainage system on Portsea Island.

Sadly due to essential building work you won’t be able to go inside the buildings this weekend, but there will be talks with staff and photos and artefacts.

Engine House

Seafront Lights: Adam Wintle

Southsea web designer and photographer Adam Wintle has recently been taking some really nice photos of the Southsea promenade lights and of the pier at night. Be sure to look through his Flickr for loads more great photos.

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Ian Parmiter recently found this photo at a sign makers on one of his many travels. A Facebook debate has already begun as to it’s original whereabouts. Any ideas?

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