Hop on down to Guildhall Square this April as we present a fun family day out that is full of activities with the return of our Spring Easter Family Fun Day!
On Wednesday, 11 April from 11am, bring your family and friends for a great day out! We'll be filling the square with some really cool children's rides* and attractions. Look super-awesome and dazzle your friends by having your face painted. Sit back and enjoy some funny cartoons on the Big Screen and why not enjoy some gardening activities for you to take home. Not only that, we'll also be offering a kids Easter hunt, right in the square!
Our Spring Easter Family Fun Day returns, and we can't wait to see you come and join us.
Do I need a ticket to attend?
No, you do not need a ticket to attend this event.
Will seating be available at the event?
Portsmouth City Council Events Team will provide a limited number of seating which will be freely available for use.
Can I bring my own seating?
We will provide standard chairs however, you may want to add a bit of extra comfort by bringing your own, which we welcome.
Will there be a programme available for this event?
There is no programme available for this event.
Can I bring a picnic?
Guests may bring as much food and non-alcoholic beverages as they like.
Can I bring alcoholic beverages?
Guildhall Square is an alcohol-free zone. Any seen alcoholic beverages will be confiscated and may be poured away by security.
What are my travel options to the Big Screen Portsmouth?
The Big Screen is located in Guildhall Square, right by Portsmouth & Southsea Train station. As you exit the station, turn left and head underneath the council offices. trains will run from this station to all major UK railway stations. Check your last trains before attending this event.
Though busses will be available to bring you to our event, there may not be any to take you home afterwards. We would advise taking the Stage Coach 700 to Commercial Road, Portsmouth and then walking in the opposite direction past Portsmouth & Southsea Train Station towards the Guildhall Square.
The Isambard Brunel Car Park is the nearest to the Big Screen Portsmouth offering parking for the day. When leaving this car park, exit left towards the Guildhall Bell tower. You'll need to walk up steps by a bridge crossing, this will take you to Guildhall Square.
What happens if it rains?
There is a chance that the event may be cancelled should the weather become too adverse. Information will be displayed on the Big Screen to keep you informed as well as hosts and security will be on hand to provide assistance.
*Some rides and experiences may incur a small fee. Some activities and experiences mentioned are subject to change. This event is subject to weather conditions and could be cancelled at anytime. This event is presented to you for free by Portsmouth City Council.