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Dressed up as Sherlock


Sherlock day









Opportunities Fair 18 October

10am-3pm The Guildhall, Portsmouth

If you're aged between 9 and 13, come and see us at at the Opportunities Fair to find out more about Sherlock and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

  • Dress up as Sherlock
  • Follow the Sherlock Trail

Find out more about the Opportunities Fair





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

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