131 relations: Albert Road Bridge Halt railway station, Amusement park, Arthur Conan Doyle, Aspex Gallery, Aurelia aurita, Basil Hall Chamberlain, Battle of Trafalgar, Bed and breakfast, Best Western, Bill Clinton, Black swan, Brahea armata, Brian Howe (singer), British Army, British Empire, Butia capitata, Chamaerops, Charter Academy, Chinese State Circus, Cholera, Clarence Pier, Cordyline australis, Cormorant, D-Day Museum, Dame, Dutch elm disease, Eastney, Eastney Barracks, Edward Fegen, Edwardian Baroque architecture, Elizabeth II, Elm, England, Evelyn Barker, Frances Yates, Fratton railway station, Fred T. Jane, General (United Kingdom), Georgian architecture, Great Storm of 1987, H. G. Wells, Hampshire, Hayling Island, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, Henry VIII of England, High Street, HMNB Portsmouth, Hovercraft, Hovertravel, Hybrid (biology), ..., International Fleet Review 2005, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Isle of Wight, Japanese studies, Jeffrey Steele (artist), Jessie Road Bridge Halt railway station, Jim Al-Khalili, Kings Theatre, Southsea, Lancelot Hogben, Library, Little grebe, London Waterloo station, Lumps Fort, Mallard, Mary Rose, Mary Rose Academy, Mayville High School, Southsea, Mediterranean gull, Millennium, Moscow State Circus, Napoleonic era, Normandy landings, Old Portsmouth, Outdoor cinema, Overlord embroidery, Parkrun, Paul Jones (singer), Pavement (architecture), Peter Sellers, Phoenix canariensis, Portsdown Hill, Portsea Island, Portsmouth, Portsmouth & Southsea railway station, Portsmouth F.C., Portsmouth Grammar School, Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth Harbour railway station, Portsmouth High School, Southsea, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth South (UK Parliament constituency), President of the United States, Priory School, Portsmouth, Protected area, Queens Hotel (Southsea), Robert Gittings, Royal Marines Museum, Rudyard Kipling, Ryde, Seaside resort, Social history of the United Kingdom (1945–present), Solent, South Parade Pier, Southsea Castle, Southsea Railway, Southsea Shakespeare Actors, St John's College, Portsmouth, Street light, Street sweeper, Suburb, Swan, The Blitz, Thomas Croxton, Thomas Ellis Owen, Trachycarpus fortunei, Trafalgar School, Portsmouth, Tufted duck, Ulmus 'Lobel', Ulmus × hollandica 'Vegeta', Ulmus pumila, Ultrasaurus, United Kingdom, University of Portsmouth, Victoria Cross, Victorian architecture, Victorian era, Victorious Festival, World War I, World War II, 2008 FA Cup Final, 2011 England riots. Expand index (81 more) » « Shrink index
Albert Road Bridge Halt (sometimes called Highland Road) was an intermediate station situated on the Southsea Railway, between Jessie Road Bridge Halt and East Southsea.
An amusement park is a park that features various attractions, such as rides and games, as well as other events for entertainment purposes.
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes.
Aspex Gallery (also known as "aspex") is a contemporary visual art gallery located in the Gunwharf Quays area of Portsmouth.
Aurelia aurita (also called the common jellyfish, moon jellyfish, moon jelly, or saucer jelly) is a widely studied species of the genus Aurelia.
Basil Hall Chamberlain (18 October 1850 – 15 February 1935) was a professor of Japanese at Tokyo Imperial University and one of the foremost British Japanologists active in Japan during the late 19th century.
The Battle of Trafalgar (21 October 1805) was a naval engagement fought by the British Royal Navy against the combined fleets of the French and Spanish Navies, during the War of the Third Coalition (August–December 1805) of the Napoleonic Wars (1796–1815).
A bed and breakfast (typically shortened to B&B or BnB) is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and breakfast.
Best Western International, Inc., operator of the Best Western Hotels & Resorts brand, operates over 4,100 hotels and motels worldwide.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
The black swan (Cygnus atratus) is a large waterbird, a species of swan which breeds mainly in the southeast and southwest regions of Australia.
Brahea armata, commonly known as Mexican blue palm or blue hesper palm, is a large evergreen tree of the palm family Arecaceae, native to Baja California, Mexico.
Brian Anthony Howe (born 22 July 1953) is an English Rock singer and songwriter, best known for replacing Paul Rodgers as the lead vocalist of Bad Company.
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.
Butia capitata, also known as jelly palm, is a palm native to Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay.
Chamaerops is a genus of flowering plants in the palm family Arecaceae.
Charter Academy (formerly St Luke's CofE VA Secondary School) is a coeducational Church of England secondary school and sixth form.
The Chinese State Circus is a touring circus that aims to present Chinese circus arts to European audiences.
Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.
Clarence Pier is an amusement pier in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Cordyline australis, commonly known as the cabbage tree, cabbage-palm or tī kōuka, is a widely branched monocot tree endemic to New Zealand.
Phalacrocoracidae is a family of approximately 40 species of aquatic birds commonly known as cormorants and shags.
The D-Day Story (Formerly the D-Day Museum) is located in Southsea, Portsmouth in Hampshire, England.
Dame is an honorific title and the feminine form of address for the honour of knighthood in the British honours system and the systems of several other Commonwealth countries, such as Australia and New Zealand, with the masculine form of address being Sir.
Dutch elm disease (DED) is caused by a member of the sac fungi (Ascomycota) affecting elm trees, and is spread by elm bark beetles.
Eastney is a district located in the south east corner of Portsmouth, England on Portsea Island.
Eastney Barracks was a military installation occupied by the Royal Marines and located at Eastney near Portsmouth.
Captain Edward Stephen Fogarty Fegen, (8 October 1891 – 5 November 1940) was a Royal Navy officer and a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Edwardian Baroque is the Neo-Baroque architectural style of many public buildings built in the British Empire during the Edwardian era (1901–1910).
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Elms are deciduous and semi-deciduous trees comprising the flowering plant genus Ulmus in the plant family Ulmaceae.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
General Sir Evelyn Hugh Barker, (22 May 1894 – 23 November 1983) was a British Army officer who saw service in both the First World War and the Second World War.
Dame Frances Amelia Yates, (28 November 1899 – 29 September 1981) was an English historian who focused on the study of the Renaissance.
Fratton railway station is a railway station in Portsmouth, located near Fratton Park, the stadium of association football (soccer) club Portsmouth F.C..
John Fredrick Thomas Jane (6 August 1865 – 8 March 1916) was the founding editor of reference books on warships (All the World's Fighting Ships) and aircraft (All the World's Airships) and the namesake of what would become Jane's Information Group and many of its publications.
General (or full general to distinguish it from the lower general officer ranks) is the highest rank currently achievable by serving officers of the British Army.
Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1714 and 1830.
The Great Storm of 1987 was a violent extratropical cyclone that occurred on the night of 15–16 October, with hurricane-force winds causing casualties in England, France and the Channel Islands as a severe depression in the Bay of Biscay moved northeast.
Herbert George Wells.
Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.
Hayling Island is an island off the south coast of England, in the borough of Havant in the county of Hampshire, near Portsmouth.
Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, (20 October 1784 – 18 October 1865) was a British statesman who served twice as Prime Minister in the mid-19th century.
Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 1509 until his death.
High Street (or the High Street, also High Road) is a metonym for the concept (and frequently the street name) of the primary business street of towns or cities, especially in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth of Nations.
Her Majesty's Naval Base, Portsmouth (HMNB Portsmouth) is one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the British Royal Navy (the others being HMNB Clyde and HMNB Devonport).
A hovercraft, also known as an air-cushion vehicle or ACV, is a craft capable of travelling over land, water, mud, ice, and other surfaces.
Hovertravel is a ferry company operating from Southsea, Portsmouth to Ryde, Isle of Wight, UK.
In biology, a hybrid, or crossbreed, is the result of combining the qualities of two organisms of different breeds, varieties, species or genera through sexual reproduction.
The International Fleet Review was the most recent Royal Navy review, continuing a tradition going back to the 15th century.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel (9 April 1806 – 15 September 1859), was an English mechanical and civil engineer who is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history", "one of the 19th-century engineering giants", and "one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions".
The Isle of Wight (also referred to informally as The Island or abbreviated to IOW) is a county and the largest and second-most populous island in England.
Japanese studies or Japan studies (sometimes Japanology in Europe) is a division of area studies or East Asian studies involved in social sciences and humanities research on Japan.
Jeffrey Steele (born 3 July 1931) is an abstract painter.
Jessie Road Bridge Halt was an intermediate station situated on the Southsea Railway between Fratton"Hampshire railways remembered" Oppitz,L Newbury, Countryside 1988 and Albert Road Bridge Halt (sometimes called Highland Road"The Southsea Railway" Robertson,K: Southampton, Kingfisher, 1985). Opened in 1904 and closed a decade later it was part of a concerted effort to boost revenue and thus see off competition from the burgeoning tramway network.
Jameel Sadik Al-Khalili (born 20 September 1962) is a British theoretical physicist, author and broadcaster.
The Kings Theatre is a theatre in Southsea, Portsmouth, designed by the architect Frank Matcham.
Lancelot Thomas Hogben FRS FRSE (9 December 1895 – 22 August 1975) was a British experimental zoologist and medical statistician.
A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing.
The little grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis), also known as dabchick, is a member of the grebe family of water birds.
Waterloo station, also known as London Waterloo, is a central London terminus on the National Rail network in the United Kingdom, located in the Waterloo area of the London Borough of Lambeth.
Lumps Fort is a disused fortification built on Portsea Island as part of the defences for the naval base at Portsmouth.
The mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) is a dabbling duck that breeds throughout the temperate and subtropical Americas, Eurasia, and North Africa and has been introduced to New Zealand, Australia, Peru, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, the Falkland Islands, and South Africa.
The Mary Rose is a carrack-type warship of the English Tudor navy of King Henry VIII.
Mary Rose Academy (formerly Mary Rose School) is a 2-19 special school with academy status, located in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.
Mayville High School is an independent co-educational day school in Southsea, Portsmouth, England.
The Mediterranean gull (Ichthyaetus melanocephalus) is a small gull.
A millennium (plural millennia or, rarely, millenniums) is a period equal to 1000 years, also called kiloyears.
The title Moscow State Circus is used for a variety of circuses.
The Napoleonic era is a period in the history of France and Europe.
The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.
Old Portsmouth is a district of the city of Portsmouth.
An outdoor cinema consists of a digital or analog movie projector, scaffolded construction or inflatable movie screen, and sound system.
The Overlord Embroidery tells the story of the D-Day Landings of 6 June 1944 and resulting Battle of Normandy.
Parkrun (stylised as parkrun) is the name given to a collection of five-kilometre running events that take place every Saturday morning in nineteen countries across five continents.
Paul Jones (born Paul Pond, 24 February 1942) is an English singer, actor, harmonica player, radio personality and television presenter.
Pavement, in construction, is an outdoor floor or superficial surface covering.
Peter Sellers, CBE (born Richard Henry Sellers; 8 September 1925 – 24 July 1980) was an English film actor, comedian and singer.
Phoenix canariensis is a species of flowering plant in the palm family Arecaceae, native to the Canary Islands.
Portsdown Hill is a long chalk ridge in Hampshire, England.
Portsea Island is a flat, low-lying island measuring in area, just off the southern coast of England.
Portsmouth is a port city in Hampshire, England, mainly on Portsea Island, south-west of London and south-east of Southampton.
Portsmouth & Southsea railway station is the main railway station in central Portsmouth in Hampshire, England.
Portsmouth Football Club is a professional football club in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, which plays in EFL League One, the third tier of English football, following their promotion as EFL League Two champions in the 2016–17 EFL League Two season.
The Portsmouth Grammar School is a co-educational independent school in Portsmouth, England, located in the historic part of the city.
Portsmouth Harbour is a large natural harbour in Hampshire, England.
Portsmouth Harbour railway station is a railway station in Portsmouth, England.
Portsmouth High School is an independent day school for girls in Southsea, a district in the southern coastal city of Portsmouth, England.
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is an area of HM Naval Base Portsmouth which is open to the public; it contains several historic buildings and ships.
Portsmouth South is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 8 June 2017 by Stephen Morgan of the Labour Party.
The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.
Priory School is a secondary school in Southsea, Hampshire, England.
Protected areas or conservation areas are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological or cultural values.
Queens Hotel is a luxury hotel in Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Robert William Victor Gittings CBE (1 February 1911 – 18 February 1992), was an English writer, biographer, BBC Radio producer, playwright and poet.
The Royal Marines Museum is a museum on the history of the Royal Marines from their beginnings in 1664 through to the present day.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936)The Times, (London) 18 January 1936, p. 12 was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.
Ryde is an English seaside town and civil parish on the Isle of Wight, with a population of 23,999 at the 2011 Census.
A seaside resort is a resort town or resort hotel, located on the coast.
The social history of the United Kingdom from 1945 began with the aftermath of the Second World War.
The Solent is the strait that separates the Isle of Wight from the mainland of England.
The South Parade Pier is a pier in Portsmouth, England.
Southsea Castle, historically also known as Chaderton Castle, South Castle and Portsea Castle, is an artillery fort originally constructed by Henry VIII on Portsea Island, Hampshire, in 1544.
The Southsea Railway was a branch of the Portsmouth Direct Line, located in Portsmouth.
The Southsea Shakespeare Actors are an amateur theatrical group in Southsea, Hampshire, England.
St John's College, sometimes referred to simply as St John's or SJC, is an independent day and boarding school located in Southsea, Hampshire, England.
A street light, light pole, lamppost, street lamp, light standard, or lamp standard is a raised source of light on the edge of a road or path.
A street sweeper or street cleaner may refer to a person's occupation, or a machine that cleans streets.
A suburb is a mixed-use or residential area, existing either as part of a city or urban area or as a separate residential community within commuting distance of a city.
Swans are birds of the family Anatidae within the genus Cygnus.
The Blitz was a German bombing offensive against Britain in 1940 and 1941, during the Second World War.
Thomas Croxton (March 8, 1822 – July 3, 1903) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.
Thomas Ellis Owen (1805 – 1862) was an English architect and developer responsible for many of the buildings that still exist in Southsea and Gosport.
Trachycarpus fortunei, the Chinese windmill palm, windmill palm or Chusan palm, is a palm native to central China (Hubei southwards), southern Japan (Kyushu), south to northern Myanmar and northern India, growing at altitudes of.
Trafalgar School (formerly City of Portsmouth Boys' School) is a coeducational secondary school located in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.
The tufted duck (Aythya fuligula) is a small diving duck with a population of close to one million birds.
Ulmus 'Lobel' is a Dutch hybrid cultivar raised at Wageningen, derived from a crossing of clone '202' ('Exoniensis' × ''U. wallichiana'') with '336' ('Bea Schwarz', selfed), cloned in 1962 and released for sale in 1973.
Ulmus × hollandica 'Vegeta', sometimes known as the Huntingdon Elm, is an old English hybrid cultivar raised at Brampton, near Huntingdon, by nurserymen Wood & Ingram in 1746, allegedly from seed collected from an ''Ulmus'' × ''hollandica'' hybrid at nearby Hinchingbrooke Park.
Ulmus pumila, the Siberian elm, is a tree native to Central Asia, eastern Siberia, the Russian Far East, Mongolia, Tibet, northern China, India (northern Kashmir) and Korea.
Ultrasaurus is a genus of sauropod dinosaur discovered by Haang Mook Kim in South Korea.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The University of Portsmouth is a public university in the city of Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.
The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.
Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
Victorious Festival is a three-day music festival held in Portsmouth, United Kingdom.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The 2008 FA Cup Final was a football match held at Wembley Stadium on 17 May 2008 and was the final match of the 2007–08 FA Cup competition.
The 2011 England riots occurred between 6 and 11 August 2011, when thousands of people rioted in several London boroughs and in cities and towns across England.