Hampshire and Isle of Wight News

Spooky half term fun at Fort Nelson

October 12, 2021
A Victorian storyteller will entertain families with eerie ghost stories at Fort Nelson this half term – the perfect spooky day out for all... 

Stick Man heads Theatre Royal Winchester

October 11, 2021
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s Stick Man heads to Theatre Royal Winchester’s stage on Thursday 28 October.  This delightful... 

Half term theatre workshops for Young People at Theatre Royal Winchester

October 11, 2021
[caption id="attachment_26200" align="aligncenter" width="2048"] Young people participate in the Playmaker "Let's Explore..." workshops, part of... 

Edward Lear’s magical rhymes come to Theatre Royal Winchester

October 11, 2021
The Dong with a Luminous Nose, based on the poem by Edward Lear, heads to Theatre Royal Winchester on Tuesday 26 & Wednesday 27... 

Gothic Season at Chawton House!

October 11, 2021
Chawton House launches a special programme of events celebrating all things Gothic! To celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year,... 

What’s on this November at Hampshire’s Top Attractions!

October 7, 2021
Have you heard what's happening at Hampshire's Top Attractions this November? It's a month full of fun for sure! Whether you're looking for... 

Marwell Zoo visitors treated to the birth of an endangered Grevy’s zebra foal

October 6, 2021
Visitors to Marwell Zoo were treated to the sight of a rare zebra foal being born. The endangered Grevy’s zebra gave birth to a healthy foal... 

HAMPSHIRE MUSEUM SCOOPS NATIONAL AWARD

October 4, 2021
Milestones Museum in Basingstoke scooped a national award last week at The Greats Gift Retailer Awards, organised by Progressive Gifts &... 

Crimes in Egypt heads to Theatre Royal Winchester

October 4, 2021
The multi-award-winning theatre company, New Old Friends, return to Theatre Royal Winchester with their production of Crimes in Egypt – a... 

Gilbert White Garden a hit at the Chelsea Flower Show

September 30, 2021
Members of the Sparsholt College team and Gilbert White gardener Keith Oakley with TV gardener Monty Don.  As part of Gilbert White’s House... 

Panto favourites return to Theatre Royal Winchester

September 29, 2021
[caption id="attachment_25967" align="aligncenter" width="2048"] Beauty & The Beast Production Photos©The Other Richard[/caption] Theatre... 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show heads to Theatre Royal Winchester

September 27, 2021
Four of Eric Carle’s timeless children’s classics have made their way off the page and onto the stage and head to Theatre Royal Winchester... 

Boost for UK’s rarest lizard as over 140 are released back into the wild!

September 24, 2021
A group of the UK’s rarest lizards, the sand lizard, have been released back into the wild in Dorset. Over 140 of these endangered species,... 

Top things to do this October half term!

September 21, 2021
October half term is creeping up on you... have you got your spooktacular days out planned yet? Hampshire's Top Attractions has got lot's of... 

Houghton Lodge Gardens ends the season with an Apple Day celebration!

September 15, 2021
Houghton Lodge Gardens near Stockbridge will be hosting another celebration of their heritage apples on Sunday 26th September, with a bushel of... 

Beaulieu announces new Bond exhibition for No Time To Die

September 15, 2021
[caption id="attachment_25817" align="aligncenter" width="2048"] B25_03446_RCJames Bond (Daniel Craig) inNO TIME TO DIE,an EON Productions and... 

What’s on this October at Hampshire’s Top Attractions

September 10, 2021
[caption id="attachment_25727" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] New Forest Activities[/caption] Heading into October doesn't mean that the fun... 

Dad’s Army Radio Show heads to Theatre Royal Winchester

September 8, 2021
Perry and Croft’s classic BBC sitcom, Dad’s Army, will be gloriously brought to life at Theatre Royal Winchester on Tuesday 28 September in... 

Monster mayhem at Milestones this October half term

September 7, 2021
Where: Milestones Museum, Leisure Park, Churchill Way West, Basingstoke, RG22 6PG When: Saturday 23 October to Sunday 31 October... 

Alan Ayckbourn’s Absurd Person Singular heads to Theatre Royal Winchester

September 6, 2021
[caption id="attachment_25666" align="aligncenter" width="2048"] London Classic Theatre present:Absurd Person SingularBy Alan AyckbournDirected... 

Rob Newman heads Theatre Royal Winchester

September 1, 2021
The multi-award winning stand-up comic Rob Newman heads to Theatre Royal Winchester on Sunday 12 September with Rob Newman’s Philosophy... 

The Sounds of the 60s head Theatre Royal Winchester

September 1, 2021
The Zoots are bringing the ‘Sounds of the 60s’ to Theatre Royal Winchester on Sunday 19 September. Audiences can enjoy all the very best of... 

A spine chilling ghost story heads Theatre Royal Winchester

September 1, 2021
A spine chilling ghost story – When Darkness Falls – heads to Theatre Royal Winchester from Thursday 16 September to Saturday 18... 

Spinnaker Tower Wins 2021 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for Attractions

August 31, 2021
The Spinnaker Tower team is delighted that our iconic attraction and venue has been recognised as a 2021 Travelers’ Choice award winner for... 

Rock legend Francis Rossi heads Theatre Royal Winchester

August 25, 2021
Legendary Status Quo lead singer, Francis Rossi, will share some of the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in rock ‘n’ roll when he... 

The Watercress Line’s dazzling Steam Illuminations returns for this year’s festive season

August 25, 2021
Photo: 2020’s Steam Illuminations. Photographed by Tony Storey The Watercress Line heritage railway is set to sparkle and shine with the... 

Take to the stage this Christmas at Theatre Royal Winchester

August 25, 2021
Play to the Crowd, the charity that runs Theatre Royal Winchester, are looking for supporting cast members for their pantomime, Aladdin. The... 

Make the start of Autumn Awesome!

August 24, 2021
Autumn starts on the 22nd September, the children are back at school and we are all in full swing of the normal routines but have no fear, the... 

A night of rock ‘n’ roll at Theatre Royal Winchester

August 18, 2021
A celebration of the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons is heading to Theatre Royal Winchester on Saturday 4 September in Oh What a... 

What’s on this September at Hampshire’s Top Attractions

August 12, 2021
Looking for family fun days out? Look no further than Hampshire's Top Attractions. Plan ahead for this September and get some fun days out in... 

Musical Theatre at Theatre Royal Winchester

August 6, 2021
The UK’s longest-running Musical Theatre Concert tour – Beyond the Barricade – heads to Theatre Royal Winchester on Sunday 29 August. The... 

NEW EXHIBITION IN BASINGSTOKE CELEBRATES THE ENDURING MAGIC OF MIDDLE-EARTH

August 6, 2021
Until 16 October this year, visitors to the Willis Museum in Basingstoke, which is operated by Hampshire Cultural Trust, will be able to view... 

Autumn at Theatre Royal Winchester

August 6, 2021
Anyone looking forward to getting back in to theatres should look no further than Theatre Royal Winchester, which has an exciting season ahead... 

There’s loads going on this summer at Calshot!

July 23, 2021
Action Adventure Experiences  Your one-stop-shop for adrenaline-fuelled fun, come and take part in some high-octane adventures, all under one...