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Common Stage Arena

The Common Stage is one of the main focal points of the festival, located on Southsea Common. The stage is notorious for playing host to incredible high profile acts with stellar production!

Castle Stage Arena

The Castle Stage sits adjacent to Southsea Castle – a stunning historical landmark belonging to Henry VIII, built in 1544! An incredible arena, perfect for watching your favourite artists. Don’t forget to grab your selfie with the iconic Victorious sign.

Seaside Stage Arena

Presented by Beats & Swing

The Seaside Stage is BACK! We’re so excited to welcome back the iconic Seaside Stage, with it’s stunning sea views and incredible lineup of entertainment from the Beats and Swing team!

From dance to hiphop, swing to hula shaking, the Beats & Swing line up is always jam-packed with incredible acts. This year’s headliners include Professor Green, Groove Armada(dj set) and Dub FX!

Under the Trees Stage

Sponsored by Rhino AV

Pull up a hay bale, sit back and enjoy the chilled out atmosphere of this intimate stage; a great opportunity to see some hugely popular artists up close and personal.

*previously the Acoustic Stage*

Henry's House at Southsea Castle

The stunning Southsea Castle and lighthouse, once belonging to Henry VIII make for a truly unique festival experience! Climb the ramparts and enjoy the views of the Solent with a glass of bubbly or dance within the castle walls to an amazing lineup of DJs.


Presented by Wightlnk

This year comedy is bigger than ever at Victorious! The Big Top Comedy & Cabaret tent will have you cracking up all afternoon with performances from Russell Howard, Al Murray, Frankie Boyle and more!

When the laughs are over, stick around and party to big hits from your favourite tribute bands. Plus don’t miss Sunday’s feel-good karaoke session Barrioke presented by actor turned karaoke legend Shaun Williamson!

Market Way

Market way is the perfect pathway between the Common and Castle Stage. Lined with quirky market stalls there is plenty to look at as you wonder through. From thrift stores, handmade goods, arts, crafts and seriously good food – it’s full of creativity, hustle and bustle.

Southsea Skatepark

With a mix of skate taster sessions, performances from talented skaters and the hugely popular roller discos, Southsea Skatepark is an awesome place to hang out at the festival.

Food Court

We’re big on food at Victorious. With over 100+ food traders and different types of cuisine from all over the world, you’ll be hard-pressed not to find something delicious! You can find the Food Court located near the Under the Trees stage!

Street Food Way

Feeling peckish? Venture to Street Food Way in between the Common Stage Arena and World Music Village. With loads of incredible food from all over you’ll struggle to choose!

The Victorious Sign

The iconic Victorious sign is situated on the hillside in the Castle Stage Arena and makes the perfect festival selfie spot.

Spoken Arts Parlour

This vibrant area of spoken word, poetry readings, rap and culture will be overflowing with interesting performances throughout the day!

Piano Tree

Sponsored by Portsmouth Music Academy

As you wander through the Fringe Fields keep your eyes and ears peeled for the Piano Tree!

Stop by and have a tinker on the keys in between performances from piano maestros, ukulele choirs, and more. Curated by the amazing team at PMA (Portsmouth Music Academy)

Hand-painted by students at PMA, the piano tree is a sight not to be missed!

Neighbourhood Eats

Neighbourhood Eats is an area dedicated to talented local traders and situated alongside Street Food Way. Here you’ll find the best festival food Southsea & Portsmouth has to offer!

Exclusively available for local, independent food eateries for a subsidised rate, to help local businesses make the most of the festival trading opportunity on their doorstep.