Late Sessions welcomes Shakara Soul’s Ben Tier

Fri 29th March

For the upcoming  ‘Late Sessions’ this month, we will be inviting guest DJ, Benjamin Tier. Benjamin is the founder of Shakara Soul, a music platform that curate events concentrating on deep, soulful, jazz-inspired sounds.

Benjamin’s DJ sets have been heavily inspired by Jazz fusions, expect anything from Afro-Beat, Soukous, Pysch and Funk.

Here is the recent mix Ben did for Jazz FM: Stream it here

His DJ  Facebook page  

Shakara Soul Facebook page


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Contemporary Traditional Japanese Tattoo Motifs

Contemporary Traditional Japanese Tattoo Motifs

Fri 12th April

Kings Ship Tattoo are exhibiting a sequence of Contemporary Traditional Japanese Tattoo Motifs. 80 paintings in watercolour from Aaron Willett one of Portsmouth’s finest tattoo artists.
Leading the way and putting ink in since 2004. A rare opportunity to view this study of works, ‘Mark Of The Orient’. Fri 12th April. Doors 7pm.
Sat 13th. 11-5pm

La Havana Jazz Club returns

Fri 22nd Feb

Coastguard Studio presents; ‘La Havana Jazz Club & Late Sessions’.
Internationally acclaimed saxophonist Giuliano Pereira will be headlining the second of our exclusive sequence of ‘La Havana’ live jazz club events.

Playing along side Giuliano will be our resident musicians, the talented Rhythm Earth Electric Trio.

Our resident DJs Prince Brandon, Breezie and Mr Foot will be laying down more all vinyl Jazzy vibes during the ‘Late Session’ immediately following the live event.

Tickets for the live gig have now sold out but some tickets are still available  for the late sessions  here.


Tricorn:01 Exhibition

13th December 2018

Foursandeights present an exhibition of photography and print from unearthed photos of the Tricorn from 2001-2003.

We thought we’d try and use this event as an opportunity to bring together all creatives with a love for The Tricorn in the hope to all organise a bigger event in Summer 2019 to celebrate one of Portsmouth’s most iconic buildings 15 years after it was demolished.

– Free Entry
– Pop up shop will be selling Tricorn prints, cards and enamel pins along with other foursandeights paper goods including lots more from the Pompey Type Range.


Strike a Chord for Spinal Research

Event: Friday 6 April, 7.30pm – 1am

Coastguard Studio will host ‘Strike a Chord for Spinal Research’ – A night of Live Bands and Dancing to excellent music, raising funds and awareness for ‘Spinal Research’ and featuring…

Daryl Kellie


The Deckards

The Catgut Hooligans


Chaos’ ‘DJ Hev’

Tickets are just £3 and all proceeds go to the London Marathon fundraising for the charity ‘Spinal Research’

Call 07944 620283 for Tickets, or search ‘Strike a Chord for Spinal Research’ on Facebook