In order to provide a high level of customer service and keep booking fees to a minimum, tickets for most Portsmouth Festivities events are managed by King's Theatre.  This applies to all events, unless otherwise indicated. 

Public booking opens 10.00am Friday 16 March. Box Office closes at 6.00pm each day. Advance booking must be made before 6.00pm on the previous day.


Buy Tickets

  • Search What’s On and Book Now online!
  • By phone: 023 9282 8282
  • Group Bookings (10+): 023 9285 2232
  • In person: Our Box Office is open 10.00am-6.00pm, Monday-Saturday

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Payment and Fees

We accept the following methods of payment:

  • Cash
  • Debit/Credit Card – Visa/Master/Maestro
  • Kings Theatre Gift Vouchers

(The Kings Theatre no longer accept National Theatre tokens as payment)

Our fees explained

The price you see advertised is the price you pay inclusive of fees. Our fees cover all costs associated with processing your booking and also Building Improvement Fund charge (applies to shows at the theatre only) which goes towards improving our beautiful Grade II listed building and future development in our Big Project.

There is a £1 charge for posting tickets. You can now print your own tickets at home for free.

Please note that tickets are sent out on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays via Royal Mail Second Class. Please allow up to 7 days for delivery.

On the Door

Any unsold tickets will be available on the door. Please check availability in advance by calling the Portsmouth Festivities office on 023 9268 1390. Tickets on the door may be purchased by cash or card. Please note card payments may only be accepted at certain events and venues. Tickets purchased on the door will not incur any booking fees.

Exchanges / Refunds

Once purchased, tickets may not be exchanged or refunded.

Seating Plans

Most of Portsmouth Festivities events offer unreserved seating. However, customers booking tickets may be able to reserve specific seats in the Kings Theatre Auditorium. Please check the seating arrangements at the point of booking. 


Concessions are available where stated. Please note that all discounts are subject to discretion of the Kings Theatre Box Office and Portsmouth Festivities Front of House staff (relevant ID must be shown).

We offer a 50% discount for people with disabilities and their companion, subject to ticket availability.

All Friend of Festivities discounted events are marked **