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Sherlock Holmes - Southsea show


Sherlock day









Sharing Sherlock at the Southsea Show

1-3 August

Join us at the Southsea Show to find out more about your favourite detective Mr Sherlock Holmes. With fun activities for children:

  • Picture trail
  • Dress up as Sherlock
  • Make your own deerstalker hat


Join the fun from 10am-6pm - see you there!



Celebrate Sherlock

It is 132 years since Arthur Conan Doyle arrived in Portsmouth. It was in the city he wrote his first Sherlock Holmes detective novel, A Study in Scarlet and a star was born.

We have created activity sheets for children to have fun with as they learn about this popular detective.

Download and print off the activity sheets for junior school children

Find out more about Celebrating Sherlock

See details of previous Arthur Conan Doyle activities and news



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