Events at the Square Tower


The Square Tower is fully licenced to hold wedding ceremonies and civil partnership ceremonies. The Square Tower is a truly historic wedding venue, it is one of the oldest buildings in Portsmouth. Constructed during the reign of Henry VII, the tower retains many Tudor features and has a unique feel and atmosphere.
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Music and concerts

The Square Tower in Old Portsmouth is a brilliant venue for live music and gigs, the vaulted brickwork ceilings provide unique acoustics and the historic surrounding of the tower's interior produces an intimate, exclusive atmosphere for both performers and audience alike.
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Corporate events

This unrivalled setting offers a unique and very special place for your corporate event, with a range of flexible options and facilities, ensuring that we can tailor a package to suit your needs.
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Art and crafts

The beautiful interior spaces of the Square Tower are perfect for hosting art and craft events. We host a regular craft event, Crafts in the Tower, every 3rd Sunday of the month throughout the year.
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The Square Tower at Old Portsmouth

Art and Crafts Exhibition

Crafts in the Tower is a monthly exhibition and sale of original artwork from local artists, designers, makers and crafters. With an ever-changing selection of work on offer, including paintings and prints, sculptures, jewellery and home-wares, there's something for every taste.

Unique Wedding Venue

Whether you are planning a small intimate wedding or a grander celebration, The Square Tower in Old Portsmouth could be just what you're looking for as the perfect venue to hold your ceremony. We have hosted hundreds of weddings, so we have the experience to make your special day as perfect as possible.

The historic Square Tower

The Square Tower was built at the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour in 1494 during the reign of Henry VII as part of the City's defences. The tower has had many varied uses throughout it's history, the home of the Governor of Portsmouth, a semaphore signalling tower, a provisions store for the Royal Navy and as a gunpowder store.

Multi use venue

The large function halls at the Square Tower, which spread across two floors, are suitable for holding a variety of different functions. The halls have been used for film screenings, concerts, drama production, product launches and corporate events. If you are planning an event please give us a call to discuss your requirements.

Wedding planning

Couples often like to theme or decorate the wedding venue and rightly so. The team at the Square Tower are always on hand to help out with wedding preparations. We are more than wiling to help to plan your wedding day and assist with any special requests you may have.

Markets and sales

We regularly host markets and exhibitions at the Square Tower. If you are planning a seasonal event, Summer Fayre, Christmas Market or other event, contact us to discuss your idea. We are always open to new ideas and events that can benefit from the historic Square Tower venue.