Family Friendly Activities

Aspex Portsmouth

As a visual arts and educational charity, our mission is to cultivate art, creativity and a collaborative community. We believe art makes our lives better, brings joy, broadens minds, facilitates learning and creates meaningful connections in our communities.

We create opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to experience contemporary visual art – from looking and discussing, to making and curating. We achieve this by delivering an exciting and varied programme of exhibitions, off-site projects and participation events.

For over 40 years, we have supported sensational artists at the early stages of their careers. Artists such as Mona Hatoum, Richard Wilson and Susan Collis, all now internationally-acclaimed, received support from Aspex.

Today, we continue to offer the next generation of contemporary visual artists a platform from which to launch their careers.

Gunwharf Quays
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02392 778080

Buckland Adventure Playground

At Buckland Adventure Playground we offer a safe and fun environment for Children aged 6-13 years to play in. We have a large outdoor space with wooden structures, loose parts and various other play opportunities.

United Kingdom
023 9283 2611

Eastney Community Centre

Eastney Community Centre runs a wide variety of classes and sessions, has bookable rooms and a café.

Bransbury Road
United Kingdom
02392 864306

Family Saturdays - Aspex Portsmouth

Welcome to Family Saturdays! Join us for free creative workshops suitable for the whole family.

Explore a different creative activity each week, such as painting, model making, print making, and inventing in these relaxed sessions suitable for all ages, interests and abilities.

Come by and take part any time from 11am to 1pm every Saturday!

Please note that we will be admitting a maximum of 30 people into our Learning Space at any one time. All are welcome to wait in our cafe or explore our exhibitions if a queue develops.

Please help us continue to offer free and affordable family activities by making a suggested donation of £1 per person. You can do this on the day by popping a coin in our donation box or online by clicking here. Thank you!

023 9277 8080

Friends Fighting Cancer

Football for Cancer was created in 2008. It has grown from a single tournament to a charity that has raised over One Million pounds for local Cancer charities and people. In 2019 we updated our name to Friends Fighting Cancer to show that we have grown from just a football tournament into something much bigger.

We support local families going through one of the most challenging times in their lives in the South of England, including Portsmouth, Chichester, Bournemouth and the Isle of Wight. As a local charity, we can act fast and provide much-needed funds via our Grant Scheme, sometimes in less than 24 hours. We provide money directly to families to try and alleviate the financial burden that coping with this disease can cause.

Friends Fighting Cancer is a non-profit organisation that hosts fundraising activities to benefit local families. We aim to raise a lot of money and have fun doing it. We also establish a community of participants, sponsors, and supporters who can partake in our events and promote awareness of FFC.

Since 2008, we've hosted multiple football tournaments, one-off matches, countless raffles, bucket collections, walking events, boxing events, skydives, darts tournaments, and much more.

In 2015, we became an independent charity with our own charity number 1155194 registered with Companies House and the Charity Commission. Making this change has allowed us to support local families by offering means-tested donations from £100 to £500 and, in exceptional cases, higher.

We have a fantastic team of volunteers that organise and execute our events and activities; without them and the support from participants, supporters, and corporate sponsors, we would not be where we are today.

United Kingdom
02392 361974

The Healthhub Co. is a community health and fitness resource centre.

07711 769349 - Sally

Horizon Angling Club for the Disabled

Horizon Angling Club for the Disabled is a Registered Charity that is involved in many aspects of fishing for the disabled angler and abled bodied angler alike, in addition the club is also involved in many aspects of Coarse fishing, Fly fishing and Sea angling. The club runs matches throughout the summer Months for top weight and best specimens in a friendly manner. We meet every Thursday between 16:30pm and 19:30pm (winter Months vary) at our modest club house, Unit 11/12 Bastion 3, Scott Road Hilsea, Portsmouth PO3 5JH. We have our own Private Lakes that hold a good head of large Carp, bream and Tench, The club holds exchange tickets with several local course fishing clubs. The club also organizes a “Try Fly Fishing” day as well as organizing sea angling from the local pier and from local wheelchair accessible charter boat at a reduced cost to our members Pop down and enjoy a chat or a drink everyone is welcome.

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02392 454739

John Pounds Centre

The John Pounds Centre is Portsmouth’s flagship community and enterprise facility boasting a 350-seat capacity multi-use Sports Halls, Gym/Fitness Suite, Meeting & Training Rooms, IT Suite, Arts Spaces, Library, Youth Rooms, Nursery, Launderette, Office Space, and Cafe, providing affordable and accessible activities and services to local residents and the wider city.

The John Pounds Centre has established a reputation for its quality of service as it seeks to encourage Wellbeing & Healthy lifestyles to all its members.

23 Queen Street
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02392 892010

Landport Adventure Playground

At Landport Adventure Playground we offer a safe and fun environment for Children aged 6-13 years to play in. We have a large grassed play area with wooden structures, loose parts and various other play opportunities as well as in indoor space where our users can develop their creative side with a whole range of art and craft activities available.

United Kingdom
023 9282 4571

Landport Community Garden

Accessible community garden

United Kingdom