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What We Do:

Links to a page about Portsmouth Film Society and what goes on here.

Whats On

All Events for Entertainment Discussion and Education are listed here.

Southsea Cinema and Arts Centre (Our Headquarters)

A multi-purposed: theatre space, classroom, Gallery, and small Cafe and Bar, with soft drink alcoholic drinks and snacks. Click on this bar prices link for the menu.

Both the flexible theatre and conference rooms will be available for Venue Hire for private watch parties, seminars, gaming, green screen, birthday parties, live theatre, art exhibitions and VR experiences. You can hire the hall and run your own party night and invite memmbers of the public to it.

There will be a film programme throughout the year, together with ‘Cinema Plus’ activities featuring experts in topics relating to the film. We will also run quiz nights, complimentary social programmes, Q&A sessions, talks and workshops.

Southsea Cinema and Arts Centre is run by Portsmouth Film Society, a not for profit organisation which depends on money made from its business operations and donations.

Financial/commerce Opportunities

If you click on the following link youll see a few of the things that were/are happening in Southsea Cinema in late March to April 2023. In this section it shows 4 uses such as: exhibiting and selling your art work in the gallery, hiring the space for a function which members of the public can come to, hiring it for a listening party. Making use of a market stall to sell your art work like in the Christmas and Easter “Markets”. Theres also the Venue Hire Page on Southsea Cinemas website which shows other uses its been put to and has a price list.

financial/commerce opportunities


PFS 2023 Pride Festival


The Portsmouth Film Society’s 9th Pride LGBT Film Festival will take place at its new home, Southsea Cinema & Arts Centre throughout the month of February. The Festival will be showing a range of films, will have guest speakers, and aims to celebrate and raise awareness of the LGBTQ+

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Recovery Festival

PFS RECOVERY FESTIVAL 2023 “Let’s Share” Join us as we work together to help strengthen our Portsmouth community, forging relationships which will continue on long after the festival. Portsmouth Film Society (PFS) announces its 5th annual Recovery Festival Thursday 9 to Sunday 12 November in Portsmouth. The programme is intended

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We have sold over 1200 tickets in the short time we have been at our new home. People like us, but we need more to attend, we would like many more paying customers for our cinema, café, groups, workshops and venue hire, please give your support: here is our <a

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We are looking for your support.

Immediate Press-release 15th July 2022 Dear supporters, We wanted to send an update to our supporters on Southsea Cinema and Arts Centre – where we are, where we’re headed and a request for some short-term financial help as we enter month three of our residency. As you will be aware,

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