Sport & Recreation

Porthampton has a purpose built, Olympic standard sporting facility at the Taylor Sports Centre offering accredited training for numerous sports, as well as a specialist team of people dedicated to helping its residents get active, find a sports club, volunteer, or get qualifications in your chosen sport. To get in touch contact:

Sports Development Unit
Porthampton City Council
Civic Centre

Arts & Entertainment

Culture and the arts are an intrinsic part of Porthampton as a city. We actively support a broad spectrum of activities, performances and exhibitions with our internationally recognised galleries drawing over 90,000 visitors a year.

There is always something going on in Porthampton and we aim to cover everything from community lead projects right up to the the latest bands and theatre productions.

Music venues, theatres, cinemas, Porthampton has enough to keep everyone entertained.

Open spaces

Being a relatively densely populated area Porthampton places great value on the quality of it’s open spaces and parks. These open areas give residents a place to relax, play, and socialise for people of all ages.