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Explore Portsmouth in United Kingdom.

Portsmouth in the region of England is a town in United Kingdom - some 176 mi (or 283 km) North-West of London, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Portsmouth is now 01:30 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Europe / London" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sheffield, Shawforth, Rochdale, Rawtenstall, Portsmouth or Birmingham. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Surah Al Isra recitation Afassi Rachid e...

11:39 min ( October 10, 2010 by mwww123456)
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Watch second part : www.youtube.com Sura Al-Isra (Arabic: , Sūratu al-Isrā, "The Night Journey"), also called Sura Bani Isra'il (ie Children of Israel), is the 17th chapter of the Qur'an, with 111 ...

Gap Year Travel Advice

04:30 min ( September 24, 2008 by myitoi)
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Ever wished someone gave you some advice before you left on a gap year? Here it is...collected from our volunteers travelling around the world, find tips on what to do whether you're volunteering, thi...

Todmorden Flood Warning Siren 22nd June ...

02:26 min ( June 22, 2012 by OldhamAthletic87KTF)
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After hours and hours of persistent rain, the sirens finally went off, and it was no surprise

NIBIRU ELENIN Zaps Saturn of its axis 20...

14:49 min ( August 03, 2011 by Pete WDHCo)
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NIBIRU ELENIN Zaps Saturn of its axis 2011 2012 ELENIN NIBIRU explained in detail ,i didnt do the research it was sent to me but the bits i have checked make this pretty accurate stuff.UFO following E...

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Portsmouth during the next days.


Pennine Spring Music Festival

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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2) 3-5 Days - 8:30am-4:00pm

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Pennine Spring Music Festival - Opening Concert

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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Adverse Childhood Experience Needs Assessment: Feedback Session

Beginning: 09:30 am (09:30).
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All My Sons - National Theatre Live

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Pennine Spring Chorus And Orchestra

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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Sonic Tonic Presents Electric Chair With The Unabombers

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Waterfoot Wakes Parade Workshops

Beginning: 01:00 pm (13:00).
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Frankly Aretha - THe UK's Ultimate Aretha Franklin Tribute Show

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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Pennine Spring Music Festival - Finale Concert

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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Interesting facts about this location


Bacup is a town within the Rossendale borough of Lancashire, England. It is located amongst the South Pennines, along Lancashire's eastern boundary with West Yorkshire. The town sits within a rural setting in the Forest of Rossendale, amongst the steep-sided upper-Irwell Valley, through which the River Irwell passes. It is 3.5 miles east of Rawtenstall, 6.4 miles north of Rochdale, and 21 miles east of Preston.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 53.73, -2.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Rossendale, Post towns in the OL postcode area, Towns in Lancashire

Summit Tunnel

The Summit Tunnel in England is one of the oldest railway tunnels in the world: it was built between 1838 and 1841 by the Manchester and Leeds Railway beneath the Pennines. The tunnel is located between Littleborough and Walsden, Todmorden and created a vital gateway between Manchester and Leeds.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 53.73, -2.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Calderdale, Buildings and structures in Rochdale, Rail transport in Greater Manchester, Rail transport in West Yorkshire, Trans-Pennine Railway tunnels, Tunnels in Greater Manchester, Tunnels in West Yorkshire


Burnley is a market town in Lancashire, England, with a population of around 73,500. It is 21 miles north of Manchester and 25 miles east of Preston, at the confluence of the River Calder and River Brun. The town began to develop in the early medieval period as a number of farming hamlets surrounded by manor houses and royal forests, and has held a market for more than 700 years.

More reading: Burnley homepage
Located at 53.73, -2.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Burnley, Market towns in Lancashire, Post towns in the BB postcode area, Towns in Lancashire

Summit Tunnel fire

On 20 December 1984 a dangerous goods train passing through the Summit Tunnel on the Greater Manchester/West Yorkshire border, caught fire on the rail line between Littleborough and Todmorden, England.

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Located at 53.73, -2.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:1984 fires, 1984 in England, Chimney effect fires, Fires in England, Industrial accidents and incidents, Railway accidents in 1984, Railway accidents in England, Train and subway fires, Tunnel disasters

Battle of Brunanburh

The Battle of Brunanburh was an English victory in 937 by the army of Æthelstan, King of England, and his brother Edmund over the combined armies of Olaf III Guthfrithson, the Norse-Gael King of Dublin; Constantine II, King of Scots; and Owen I, King of Strathclyde. Though relatively little known today, it was called "the greatest single battle in Anglo-Saxon history before the Battle of Hastings. " Michael Livingston claimed that Brunanburh marks "the moment when Englishness came of age.

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Located at 53.73, -2.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:10th century in England, 10th century in Scotland, 930s conflicts, 930s in Europe, 937, Anglo-Norse England, Battles involving Scotland, Battles involving the Anglo-Saxons, Battles involving the Vikings, Norse activity in Scotland, Old English poems, Uí Ímair