Step into a bright world of creativity and community at We Shine Portsmouth. Join us from November 21st to 23rd to celebrate creativity, culture and communities that light up the city!

We Shine Portsmouth features local and national artists who transform locations across Portsmouth with captivating light art installations.

Fill your dark evening with visual arts, performing arts, dance, music, and digitalization. Plus explore unique treasures at the We Create market, where local artisans showcase and sell their work.

Mark your calendars and join us for three unforgettable evenings of illumination, inspiration, and innovation at We Shine Portsmouth. Let’s shine together!

For more information about  We Shine 2024 and our other opportunities please make sure you follow our social media or get in touch through info@portsmouthcreates.co.uk


If you would like to be part of the magic, community and light that is We Shine Portsmouth, please get in touch with Gemma Nichols by email Gemma@portsmouthcreates.co.uk


To find out more about how you could be involved in We Shine please get in touch with Billie Coe Billie@portsmouthcreates.co.uk



Expressions of Interest to trade at We Shine 2024!

Are you a local artisan, maker, or small business owner looking to showcase your products? Portsmouth Creates invites you to express your interest in securing a market stall at our upcoming We Shine 2024 event!

We Shine, is a celebration of creativity, community spirit and our city. We Shine is a magical and busy event attracting around 80,000 people.


Join us in creating a vibrant We Shine marketplace where you can connect with new customers all perfectly timed for Christmas shopping

*We will follow-up with online application forms soon with further information/T&C’s


Event Details:

Dates: to coincide with We Shine Portsmouth activity:

Thursday 21st Nov, Friday, 22nd Nov, Saturday 23rd Nov, Sunday 24th Nov

Times: Thurs: 5pm-9pm, Fri: 5pm-9pm, Sat: 12pm- 9pm and Sun: 11am-4pm

Location: Pitt Street Skate Park (The Old Sainsbury’s Building, Commercial Road)

Cost: single pitch fee: £130 & VAT,    double pitch fee: £250 & VAT


To Express Your Interest:
If you’re interested in securing a market stall, please email us at info@portsmouthcreates.co.uk with the following details:

  • Your name and contact information
  • Brief description of your products or services
  • Any relevant links to your website or social media profiles


Deadline for Expressions of Interest:
Please register by 24th May so that we can get back to all traders promptly

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to be part of We Shine 2024!

For further inquiries, feel free to reach out to us at info@portsmouthcreates.co.uk.