Location: Portsmouth Museums

New Year Plant Hunt 2

Daisy in the frost

Blow away the cobwebs by joining us on one of two New Year Plant Hunts. We’ll be sending our sightings to the BSBI who are looking at how our wildflowers are responding to changes in autumn and winter patterns.

Wrap up warm, boots are recommended, bring a flask.

Please note uneven ground, so you’ll need a reasonable level of agility. Not suitable for baby buggies or wheelchairs. Dogs welcome.

Meet opposite Moorings Way Infant School (parking nearby on Moorings Way and Shore Avenue)

Event is free, but places are limited so booking is recommended.

To book a place: telephone 023 9281 5276 or email mvs@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

New Year Plant Hunt 1

Daisy in the frost

Blow away the cobwebs by joining us on one of two New Year Plant Hunts. We’ll be sending our sightings to the BSBI who are looking at how our wildflowers are responding to changes in autumn and winter patterns.

Wrap up warm, boots are recommended, bring a flask.

Please note uneven ground, so you’ll need a reasonable level of agility. Not suitable for baby buggies or wheelchairs. Dogs welcome.

Meet in the car park at Fort Widley

Event is free, but places are limited so booking is recommended.

To book a place: telephone Tel: 023 9281 5276 or email mvs@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.

Festive Family Fun Day – On to 2022

Children dressed up in Portsmouth Museum & Art Gallery gardens

Start the New Year by looking forward and inspiring your hopes and dreams. Take part in craft activities, share a hot meal together and play your part in a performance with Red Sauce Theatre.

The event is free to families in receipt of free school meals in Portsmouth. For others it’s £8 per child.  All adults accompanied by children are free.

Activities are inside Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery.

Please complete the form below to book your places.

 

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Festive Family Fun Day – Pigeon or Plum Pie?

People dancing around in a circle in the gardens of Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery

Discover festive food through the ages. Hear the story of Gustav the pigeon, create your own bird decorations to take home, and do more fun filled activities complete with a hot meal.

The event is free to families in receipt of free school meals in Portsmouth. For others it’s £8 per child.  All adults accompanied by children are free.

Activities are inside Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery.

Please complete the form below to book your places.

 

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Festive Family Fun Day – Saw 3 Ships

A trail of people at an event in the gardens of Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery

Get in the seasonal spirit and find out more about three of Portsmouth’s most famous ships with storytelling singalongs, scavenger hunts, craft activities and a delicious hot meal.

The event is free to families in receipt of free school meals in Portsmouth. For others it’s £8 per child.  All adults accompanied by children are free.

Activities are inside Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery.

Please complete the form below to book your places.

 

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Walks for Wellbeing: City Centred

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Portsmouth Museums are hosting six engaging walks for free around the local area accompanied with a craft or photography session.

Each walk is 90 minutes long and delivered by our friendly facilitators. For our photography sessions it is advised to bring along your camera phone or camera if you have one. We can provide alternatives if you don’t – just let us know in advance. All materials will be provided for the zine making and printing activities.

To book – Contact grace.scott@portsmouthcc.gov.uk with your name, contact details and the name of the walk you’d like to go on. If you’d like to bring a friend, please mention that in your booking. Priority will be given to referrals via Social Prescribing link workers based at your GP surgeries.

The City Centred event leaves Guildhall Square at 10.30am on 29 January.

Further event details are available at Walks for Wellbeing (PDF, 645kb).

Walks for Wellbeing: Reflections of the Past

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Portsmouth Museums are hosting six engaging walks for free around the local area accompanied with a craft or photography session.

Each walk is 90 minutes long and delivered by our friendly facilitators. For our photography sessions it is advised to bring along your camera phone or camera if you have one. We can provide alternatives if you don’t – just let us know in advance. All materials will be provided for the zine making and printing activities.

To book – Contact grace.scott@portsmouthcc.gov.uk with your name, contact details and the name of the walk you’d like to go on. If you’d like to bring a friend, please mention that in your booking. Priority will be given to referrals via Social Prescribing link workers based at your GP surgeries.

The Reflections of the Past event leaves Charles Dickens’ Birthplace Museum at 10.30am on 15 January.

Further event details are available at Walks for Wellbeing (PDF, 645kb).

Walks for Wellbeing: Collage Zine Makers

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Portsmouth Museums are hosting six engaging walks for free around the local area accompanied with a craft or photography session.

Each walk is 90 minutes long and delivered by our friendly facilitators. For our photography sessions it is advised to bring along your camera phone or camera if you have one. We can provide alternatives if you don’t – just let us know in advance. All materials will be provided for the zine making and printing activities.

To book – Contact grace.scott@portsmouthcc.gov.uk with your name, contact details and the name of the walk you’d like to go on. If you’d like to bring a friend, please mention that in your booking. Priority will be given to referrals via Social Prescribing link workers based at your GP surgeries.

The Collage Zine Makers event leaves Southsea Castle at 1pm on 3 December.

Further event details are available at Walks for Wellbeing (PDF, 645kb).

Walks for Wellbeing: Lakeside Strolls

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Portsmouth Museums are hosting six engaging walks for free around the local area accompanied with a craft or photography session.

Each walk is 90 minutes long and delivered by our friendly facilitators. For our photography sessions it is advised to bring along your camera phone or camera if you have one. We can provide alternatives if you don’t – just let us know in advance. All materials will be provided for the zine making and printing activities.

To book – Contact grace.scott@portsmouthcc.gov.uk with your name, contact details and the name of the walk you’d like to go on. If you’d like to bring a friend, please mention that in your booking. Priority will be given to referrals via Social Prescribing link workers based at your GP surgeries.

The Lakeside Strolls event leaves Cumberland House Natural History Museum at 10.30am on 27 November.

Further event details are available at Walks for Wellbeing (PDF, 645kb).

Walks for Wellbeing: Miniature Universe Photographers

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Portsmouth Museums are hosting six engaging walks for free around the local area accompanied with a craft or photography session.

Each walk is 90 minutes long and delivered by our friendly facilitators. For our photography sessions it is advised to bring along your camera phone or camera if you have one. We can provide alternatives if you don’t – just let us know in advance. All materials will be provided for the zine making and printing activities.

To book – Contact grace.scott@portsmouthcc.gov.uk with your name, contact details and the name of the walk you’d like to go on. If you’d like to bring a friend, please mention that in your booking. Priority will be given to referrals via Social Prescribing link workers based at your GP surgeries.

The Miniature Universe Photographers event leaves Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery at 1pm on 12 November.

Further event details are available at Walks for Wellbeing (PDF, 645kb).

Photograph from the Mini Universes activity by Becky Vincer Photograph from the Mini Universes activity by Becky Vincer

Photograph from the Mini Universes activity by Becky Vincer