Hampshire and Isle of Wight News

Three days of Spring Steam Gala action at The Watercress Line

April 19, 2024
Highlights of The Watercress Line’s spectacular Spring Steam Gala will be three very special guest engines.  The popular event, from 26 to... 

Morgan and West return to Theatre Royal Winchester

April 19, 2024
Theatre Royal Winchester is set to host a magic show for kids and childish grown-ups when world-renowned magicians Morgan and West return with... 

New Forest Wildlife Park Celebrates Birth of Rare European Mouflon Lambs

April 19, 2024
The New Forest Wildlife Park is delighted to announce the recent birth of five European mouflon lambs. Arriving on the 5th, 9th and 11th April,... 

New Forest Wildlife Park Welcomes Back Critically Endangered Scottish Wildcats

April 17, 2024
The New Forest Wildlife Park is excited to announce the arrival of two new Scottish wildcats, brothers named Beinne and Halum. These... 

A darkly comic tale – Austen’s Lady Susan

April 17, 2024
[caption id="attachment_40400" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Austin's Women: Lady Susan Dyad Productions[/caption] Fans of Jane Austen will... 

Cricket drama comes to Theatre Royal Winchester

April 17, 2024
Cricket fans are in for a humorous but insightful evening when one man show, Jack’s Ashes, comes to Theatre Royal Winchester on Wednesday 01... 

MILITARY CONVOY RETURNS TO MILESTONES MUSEUM TO COMMEMORATE D-DAY 80 AND ARMED FORCES DAY

April 15, 2024
[caption id="attachment_40386" align="aligncenter" width="2048"] summer fete and d day convoy, d-day, fair[/caption] On Saturday 29 and Sunday... 

Play to the Crowd announces new partnership with Pulse Cargo

April 15, 2024
Play to the Crowd, the arts and education charity that runs Theatre Royal Winchester, Hat Fair and Playmakers, is thrilled to announce that... 

Outdoor Summer activities for 2024

April 12, 2024
Get ready for the best summer ever in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight! With beautiful countryside, vibrant towns, and historic attractions,... 

Ashley Blaker’s ‘Normal Schmormal’ show

April 5, 2024
Comedian Ashley Blaker waxes lyrical about raising children with special needs in his new stand-up show, Normal Schmormal, at Theatre Royal... 

Don’t miss Thomas at The Watercress Line this May half-term

April 5, 2024
Enjoy some bubble fun with Thomas at The Watercress Line from 25 May to 2 June.   Young fans of Thomas the Tank Engine will be bubbling with... 

What’s on this May in Hampshire & the Isle of Wight

April 5, 2024
What's on this May in Hampshire & the Isle of Wight... thrills, fun, and family adventures galore! From dazzling science shows to... 

Manor Houses & Castles in Hampshire & the Isle of Wight

April 5, 2024
From grand estates to captivating ruins, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight are rich in architectural treasures that tell centuries of stories.... 

Pick your Price contemporary dance show

April 2, 2024
Contemporary dance enthusiasts will get the chance to experience exciting new works by established and emerging international choreographers... 

Political comedy for your entertainment

April 2, 2024
Comedian Rosie Holt explores the link between politics and entertainment in her brand-new show, That’s Politainment, at Theatre Royal... 

The Singing Mermaid swims into Winchester

April 2, 2024
Children and their grown ups will enjoy this puppetry packed story – The Singing Mermaid, which comes to Theatre Royal Winchester from... 

Hop on board… Marwell is looking forward to a bus-y Easter!

March 28, 2024
Marwell Wildlife is thrilled to be making the zoo more accessible, more sustainable and more affordable with £11 zoo tickets for guests... 

We’re “chuffed” to announce an exciting new arrival at Marwell Zoo 🐾

March 27, 2024
Say hello to Warjun, a beautiful male snow leopard who arrived at his new home, Marwell Zoo, on Tuesday 26 March. One-year-old Warjun, who will... 

New Forest Wildlife Park Announces Easter Adventures with Otter Cubs and Pebble Hunts

March 27, 2024
This Easter, the New Forest Wildlife Park invites families to Step into Spring, an adventure that combines the joy of wildlife with the spirit... 

TV winner’s musical comedy comes to Winchester

March 27, 2024
TV talent show winner, Jon Courtenay, presents his very ownstyle of musical comedy in his brand-new show, Bigger, at Theatre Royal Winchester... 

Another National Theatre Live screening

March 27, 2024
Theatre Royal Winchester’s next National Theatre Live screening is The Motive and the Cue about a warring director and actor on Saturday 06... 

Working together to inspire the next generation

March 27, 2024
Marwell Wildlife is excited to announce a new partnership that will enable up to 250 Hampshire school children from more urban areas to visit... 

Classic lift the flap children’s book live on stage

March 22, 2024
Audiences young and old will delight in a live stage adaptation of the classic lift the flap book, Dear Zoo, which comes to Theatre Royal... 

Egg-stra special Easter fun at The Watercress Line

March 22, 2024
Get on the trail to find hidden dinosaur eggs and other colourful Easter eggs at The Watercress Line during the Easter holidays.  There’s... 

Shaun the Sheep: Farmathlon Live!

March 19, 2024
Get ready to hop, skip and jump into Shaun the Sheep: Farmathalon Live! at Tapnell Farm Park on the Isle of Wight this May half term (Tuesday... 

Save money in 2024 with Hampshire’s Top Attraction’s vouchers

March 18, 2024
Are you looking for ways to save money on family outings in 2024? Look no further! Hampshire's Top Attractions has you covered with a variety... 

Things to do in Hampshire this Spring

March 18, 2024
Things to do in Hampshire this Spring Whether you are looking for a family day out to get outdoors in the spring sunshine, a date day or... 

Play to the Crowd’s 2024/25 family pantomime!

March 12, 2024
Play to the Crowd is pleased to announce that this year’s traditional family pantomime at Theatre Royal Winchester will be Mother Goose.... 

Playmakers Youth Theatre Showcase

March 11, 2024
Playmakers Youth Theatre members share the results of weeks of hard work with their Playmakers Youth Theatre Showcase at Theatre Royal... 

🐰 Get Egg-cited for Easter at Marwell Zoo 🐣

March 8, 2024
A visit to Marwell Zoo will be egg-stra special this Easter thanks to a host of seasonal activities including a very egg-citing visit from the... 

Brave the woods with The Gruffalo’s Child

March 8, 2024
Children’s author, Julia Donaldson’s award-winning picture book, The Gruffalo’s Child, is brought to the stage at Theatre Royal... 

Open wide! Even tigers need dentists! 🐯🦷

March 8, 2024
A trip to the dentist isn’t anybody’s idea of fun and when you weigh 170kgs have canines that measure 9cm long and a jaw that can deliver... 

Free Easter fun at Fort Nelson in Hampshire

March 8, 2024
Birds of prey will be back flying high above Fort Nelson for four special free days of fun during the Easter holidays. The free falconry events... 

Three Vipers selected for England Women U19s tour of Sri Lanka

March 7, 2024
Southampton, UK | Mary Taylor, Ava Lee, and Abi Norgrove have all been named in England Women’s U19s squad to tour Sri Lanka. The tri-series,...