Hampshire and Isle of Wight News

Summer art extravaganza arrives at The Watercress Line

June 20, 2024
This summer, The Watercress Line is set to captivate arts and crafts enthusiasts with a series of vibrant, art-themed events. From open-air... 

Stargazing, artificial intelligence, Pink Floyd and Harry Potter in Hampshire

June 20, 2024
After Dark evening events this autumn at Winchester Science Centre What do stargazing, artificial intelligence, Pink Floyd and Harry Potter... 

Local and young talent perform at Hat Fair 2024

June 19, 2024
Hat Fair, the UK’s longest running festival of Outdoor Arts, is back – from Friday 05 – Sunday 07 July – and ready to celebrate local... 

SPECTACULAR ROYAL MARINES FUNDRAISING EVENTS AT PORTSMOUTH HISTORIC DOCKYARD IN SUPPORT OF THE NEW ROYAL MARINES MUSEUM

June 19, 2024
The National Museum of the Royal Navy is staging fundraising concerts featuring awe-inspiring performances from the Royal Marines Band, the... 

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is shortlisted in the Central South Business Awards 2024 for Community Hero

June 14, 2024
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard proudly announces it has been shortlisted in the Central South Business Awards 2024 for Community Hero. It... 

SUMMER AT TAPNELL FARM PARK

June 14, 2024
From Saturday 27th July to Friday 30th August, visitors at Tapnell Farm Park can enjoy a summer packed with excitement and entertainment for the... 

Hat Fair welcomes back familiar faces

June 13, 2024
Hat Fair, the UK’s longest running festival of Outdoor Arts, is back for another summer – this year from Friday 05 – Sunday 07 July –... 

What’s on in July in Hampshire!

June 13, 2024
There's a summer of fun here at Hampshire's Top Attractions this July! Discover endless days out, events, and activities that the whole family... 

Meet the closest living relative of the dodo

June 13, 2024
This International Pigeon Day meet the closest living relative of the now Extinct dodo!  We’re celebrating the beautiful Nicobar pigeons at... 

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is shortlisted in the Central South Business Awards 2024 for Community Hero

June 13, 2024
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is shortlisted in the Central South Business Awards 2024 for Community Hero Award Community Hero award recognises... 

Little Owl chicks set for big futures

June 10, 2024
Little Owl chicks set to join conservation display team   Two Little Owl chicks have become the latest apprentices set to join the flying... 

Councillor Catherine Clark officially opens Birdworld’s vibrant new indoor sensory experience – Love + Colour

June 7, 2024
Birdworld’s vibrant new attraction has been officially opened by Councillor Catherine Clark, the Chairman of East Hampshire District Council,... 

Dine like Royalty on The Watercress Belle at a special celebration for King Charles III

June 7, 2024
Enjoy an evening of fine dining on board The Watercress Belle to celebrate the official birthday of King Charles III. Photo credit: Jack... 

High speed attraction at The Watercress Line’s Diesel Gala

June 7, 2024
The fastest diesel locomotive in the world will make its debut appearance at The Watercress Line next month when the popular Diesel Gala... 

Audition to be part of the Mother Goose panto support cast

June 7, 2024
Play to the Crowd – the arts and education charity that runs Theatre Royal Winchester, Hat Fair and Playmakers – is looking for support... 

Celebrating 2,000 kindergarten trips with Marwell Wildlife!

June 7, 2024
We’re celebrating 2,000 kindergarten trips with Marwell Wildlife over the last seven years thanks to a partnership between Marwell Wildlife... 

80th anniversary of D-Day in Hampshire

June 4, 2024
2024 marks the 80th anniversary of D-Day and with Hampshire playing a prominent role in Operation Overlord. [caption id="attachment_38763"... 

Scimitar-horned oryx will have its own awareness day thanks to hundreds of Marwell Wildlife supporters

June 4, 2024
We are delighted to announce the scimitar-horned oryx will have its own awareness day thanks to hundreds of Marwell Wildlife supporters. The... 

Steamship Shieldhall stages two D-Day 80 themed cruises this weekend

June 3, 2024
Southampton’s heritage steamship, SS Shieldhall, stages two D-Day related cruises this coming weekend, Sat 8 and Sun 9 June. Saturday’s... 

Hat Fair celebrates 50th birthday!

June 3, 2024
Hat Fair, the UK’s longest running festival of Outdoor Arts, is back for another summer – this year from Friday 05 – Sunday 07 July.... 

Glow Marwell is back and it’s going to be spectacular! 🌟

June 3, 2024
Become part of the magic and make memories to last a lifetime as Glow Marwell returns brighter than ever before. We’re lighting up the front... 

Immersive and AI Experiences for Families in Hampshire

May 31, 2024
Hampshire isn't just about picturesque landscapes and historic towns; it's a hub for immersive experiences that blend the past with... 

Local businesses enjoy backstage breakfast at Theatre Royal Winchester

May 31, 2024
Play to the Crowd, the arts and education charity that runs Theatre Royal Winchester, Hat Fair and Playmakers, welcomed businesses from across... 

Explore Terry Pratchett’s fantastical life at Theatre Royal Winchester

May 31, 2024
Devoted readers of Sir Terry Pratchett’s fantastical novels are invited to a celebratory evening exploring his life and work when The Magic... 

A Foodie’s Guide to Hampshire’s Top Attractions

May 30, 2024
A Foodie's Guide to Hampshire's Top Attractions: Where to Eat and Delight Your Taste Buds! Planning a day out in Hampshire? Don't forget to... 

A summer of family theatre

May 29, 2024
Families looking for entertaining days and nights out during the British summertime – when the sunshine cannot be relied upon – will find... 

Help make Marwell Zoo’s birthday wish come true

May 29, 2024
There’s only one thing on our wish list as we celebrate 52 years of conserving rare and endangered species at Marwell Zoo. As part of this... 

Charity secures funding to offer bursaries for deserving pupils

May 29, 2024
The Hampshire-based bird of prey charity, Hawk Conservancy Trust, has secured special funding to ensure school visits can still take flight... 

Marwell Zoo is one step closer to their dream of a World Scimitar-horned Oryx Day!

May 29, 2024
We’re delighted to announce that we’re through to the semi-finals in our bid to create a World Scimitar-horned Oryx Day. As part of Love... 

New Mayor of Fareham opens walkway over vast Victorian kiln

May 23, 2024
The new Mayor of Fareham has officially opened a new Kiln Walkway at The Brickworks Museum, Swanwick, Hampshire. The Mayor, Councillor Pal Hayre... 

Dive into the history of two important ships this May half-term at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

May 21, 2024
This May half-term Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is offering visitors the chance to dive into the histories of two very important ships with... 

New Forest Wildlife Park Celebrates May Half Term with ‘Amazing Otters and Where to Find Them’

May 21, 2024
New Forest Wildlife Park is diving into a May half term week of otter-tastic fun in celebration of World Otter Day. From 25th May to 2nd June,... 

Activities for all the family this half term at The D-Day Story

May 21, 2024
From needlework to incredible scale models, there is something for everyone at The D-Day Story this half-term (Monday 27 May - Friday 31... 

A Girls Night Out at Theatre Royal Winchester

May 17, 2024
Adult audiences looking for an entertaining, funny and frank evening of song and chat are welcome to Girls Night Out at Theatre Royal...