New Animations From Aardman’s AardBoiled To Be Added To The Big Screen Portsmouth

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The Big Screen Portsmouth - a partnership between Portsmouth City Council and the University of Portsmouth - is proud to announce a new working relationship with Aardman, the team behind the likes of Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep

Starting on Saturday 20 July 2019, the Big Screen Portsmouth in Guildhall Square will be screening a selection of short animations from the AardBoiled YouTube channel. 

The films feature a mix of brand new content from well-known creators and exciting new talent, along with lesser-known gems from the Aardman back catalogue. Together they celebrate a range of different animation techniques and visual styles.

Six different animations will be shown daily within the content schedule and will play at either 19 or 49 minutes past the hour.

See When You Can Watch The Wimbledon Tennis Championships On The Big Screen

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© BBC 2017 / Sue Barker

Join us for the return of the All England Tennis Championships on the Big Screen Portsmouth this summer!

From Monday, 1 July through to Sunday, 14 July the Big Screen will broadcast the full BBC coverage of the 2019 championships.

Each day* of the championships, we'll show BBC Two's coverage between 11:30am and 1:45pm. We'll then switch to the centre court matches over on BBC One from 1:45pm before ending the day's coverage at 6:00pm.

Clare Balding will present "Today At Wimbledon" which will broadcast between 8:30pm - 9:30pm daily, taking a look at the matches that took place on that day, as well as a look ahead at the games to come.

Full scheduling will be made available on our schedule page from Friday 28 June 2019.

As usual, advertising will be shown for just 90 seconds at different points throughout the day and if you want to purchase space from just £125 +VAT per week, you can do so now by following this link.


Please note, there will be several pre-organised interruptions to the coverage of Wimbledon. These include:

  • Tuesday 2 July 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

  • Wednesday 3 July 09:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  • Friday 5 July All Day

  • Saturday 6 July 09:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  • Thursday 11 July 09:00 AM - 7:00 PM

  • Friday 12 July 09:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Big Screen Brings Interviews And Photos In The Build Up To D-Day 75 Events

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From today, the Big Screen Portsmouth will bring interviews from veterans of D-Day. Delve into the stories of veterans throughout each day as we draw closer to one of the largest commemoration events in the country.

Portsmouth City Council as well as the University of Portsmouth have been collating materials related to D-Day for display on the Big Screen. Starting today, five interviews from veterans have been added along with a dazzling display of photography which has been contributed by local photographer, Shaun Roster. The photography focusses on the newly reopened D-Day Story as well as event highlight imagery of the D-Day 70 event.

We’re continuing to collect content. As announced on 21 January, if you have any materials you would like displayed for the commemorations event, see our content upload page to find out more.