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Welcome to our fabulous historic venues
Our historic castles, towers and locations such as the D-Day Museum offer a range of choice for weddings, corporate events and other special occasions. To find out which of our venues best suits your needs please email us (click here).
The stunning Southsea Castle, Henry VIII’s fortress, set against the glorious backdrop of the Solent, is one of Portsmouth’s finest wedding venues. Your wedding breakfast and evening reception can all be accommodated with ease within the suberb all year marquee, so your guests can relax from the moment they arrive. Your event will be managed by Yellow Kite, our on-site caterer and events manager, who will be attentive to your every need. Please contact Yellow Kite directly for information: visit their website www.yellowkite.org.uk or email Yellow Kite (click here).
The Square Tower, another building with impeccable Tudor credentials, is licenced for ceremonies. Steve Hender, who runs this venue, works closely with staff at Portsmouth Register Office to ensure your wedding runs like a dream. Please visit the Tower's website www.squaretower.co.uk, contact Steve by email (click here) or phone 07519 505785.
Directory of community venues
Whatever you need a venue for, you should be able to find somewhere suitable in the directory of community venues. Many of the venues which appear in this document support learning of all kinds and it is hoped the guide will help new groups who wish to find a place to meet to learn together will find it of value. The venues in this guide offer space to all kinds of groups and activities for all ages and interests and the variety of use reflects the huge range of interests of residents of the city. This guide has been developed as a partnership between Adult and Family Learning and Cultural Services with resources from the Transformation Fund project funded by the Department of Business Innovation and Skills.