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Choirs from Castle Primary School and Portsmouth Grammar Junior School performed sea shanties Picture: Ross Young

Portsmouth Festivities kicks off launch with shanties


Thursday marked the launch of Portsmouth Festivities which has a mix of concerts, talks, theatre and outdoor events planned for ten days from June 15 until 24.

The theme for this year’s festival is Freedom, with revellers able to try out the Escape Room, participate in a spot of backwards running with three times World champion Garret Doherty and listen to speakers including Peter Tatchell, Philip Hoare, Lloyd Clark and Diane Atkinson.

Festivities Director Erica Smith said: ‘Freedom seemed really fitting for this year as we mark the centenary of women’s suffrage and the 100th birthday of Nelson Mandela.

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Performer: Ports Fest
Author: Millie Salkeld

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