The people of Portland sure know how to pull out all the stops when it comes to entertaining.
Using some of the best talent from across the area, Portland can boast some great events. Whether it's theatre, live music or film showings, it all happens right here.
Portland is famed for being used as the filming location for such movies as The boat that rocks, starring Bill Nighy. Two of the most famous films of the war years were shot around Portland. 1954's The Dam Busters features scenes around the Fleet where the revolutionary bombs were tested.
Noel Coward, John Mills, and Richard Attenborough starred in the wartime drama In Which We Serve in 1942 with scenes filmed around Portland.
From local festivals and events ranging from tribute shows, food tasting events, celebrations of different culture and film nights, there's something for everyone - all year round. What's more, there's a great range of accommodationavailable too, meaning when you're finished partying, there's a room for you within easy reach. Check out our accommodationsection for details.
There's a wealth of events and festivals happening throughout the year on Portland. Take a look at just some of them using the link below.
Please note that for operational reasons, some Spirit of Portland events are subject to change. As with any event, it's always best to call the venue if contact details exist, with any advance enquiries to avoid disappointment.
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