Visit Portsmouth

Guildhall Square

The location of our conference, Guildhall is at the heart of Portsmouth City overlooking a large square with many pubs and restaurants nearby. The square also hosts many events throughout the summer and we list here known events coinciding with NAM

  • Wimbledon 2014 will be shown (noon to 8pm) on the Big Screen in the square
  • Tuesday 24 June (9am to 1pm) will be the Armed Forces Day Parade and Flag Raising Ceremony in the square with a military parade and marching band.


Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

HMS_Warrior_sunset 2 Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is home to three world famous historic ships, the Victory, The Warrior and the Mary Rose as well as the interactive Action Stations and the National Museum of the Royal Navy.

Travel back in time as you come face to face with over 800 years of history. Visit the new £27 million Mary Rose Museum which provides one of the best insights into Tudor life. Climb aboard a harbour tour and view unrivalled views of Britain’s modern frigates, destroyers and helicopter carriers as well as historic buildings and world famous ships.

For further information on all the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard has to offer please click here.

Spinnaker Tower

Come and visit the UK’s tallest publicly accessible structure outside of London. Spinnaker 2

Situated on the South Coast this stunning 170 metre tall Icon boasts 350˚ panoramic views.

Walk across the large glass floor 100 metres above sea level or enjoy the breath taking views from the Cafe in the clouds with a cup of tea and slice of cake.


For further information on the Spinnaker Tower please click here. 

Gunwharf Quays

Gunwharf Quays is a modern waterfront retail & leisure complex.Spinnaker_Fireworks resized

It boasts an impressive range of designer outlets stores as well as a wide range of bars and restaurants, many with stunning views of the harbour.

For further information on Gunwharf Quays please click here

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Built in 1544 by Henry VIII to protect the country from invaders.

See where Henry VIII witnessed his beloved ship, the Mary Rose, sink shortly after her launch.

Now with free admission to the public

Portsmouth Festivities

image001Coinciding with the week of NAM2014 is the annual “Portsmouth Festivities“. A city wide cultural festival now in its 15th year, The Festivities aims to champion the very best of Portsmouth, bringing its rich heritage and thriving cultural scene to the forefront. A variety of music, arts, dance and other events will be happening across Portsmouth during this time. This year the NAM Public Program is cross listed with the Festivities.

Visit Portsmouth Website

For more information on all visitor attractions in Portsmouth please click here