Hampshire and Isle of Wight News

Play inspired by Nina Simone at Theatre Royal Winchester

January 28, 2022
[caption id="attachment_27476" align="alignnone" width="333"] Florence Odumosu plays Nina Simone in Black is the Colour of My Voice.Written and... 

Fairport Convention at Theatre Royal Winchester

January 27, 2022
Folk legends Fairport Convention return to Theatre Royal Winchester on Sunday 6 February on their Winter Tour. Fairport Convention have been... 

Romantic activities in Hampshire and Isle of Wight for Valentines Day

January 27, 2022
There are lots of romantic activities and events happening in Hampshire this February. Discover the perfect way to celebrate Valentine's with... 

Chance for Local Talent to perform at Hat Fair

January 27, 2022
Play to the Crowd, the charity that runs Hat Fair - Winchester’s annual festival of Outdoor Arts – wants to hear from local acts interested... 

Marwell Zoo counts more than 2,500 animals for its annual stocktake

January 26, 2022
A rare new white rhino and endangered banteng calves are among the new residents at Marwell Zoo being tallied up for the annual animal... 

What’s on in Hampshire and Isle of Wight this February 2022!

January 21, 2022
Looking for Hampshire events or fun things to do at the attractions this February? Half-term is right around the corner and in other words, so... 

The British Carpenters at Theatre Royal Winchester

January 20, 2022
The British Carpenters - a celebration of the music of Richard and Karen Carpenter heads to Theatre Royal Winchester on Sunday 30 January at... 

Bernard Slade’s Same Time, Next Year at Theatre Royal Winchester

January 20, 2022
London Classic Theatre is set to return to Theatre Royal Winchester with Bernard Slade’s Same Time, Next Year from Wednesday 2 to Saturday 5... 

Spring Flowers at Chawton House

January 19, 2022
  Discover the beauty of spring as Chawton House reopens to the public. Chawton House, Hampshire, January 2022. Chawton House is... 

Spring at Theatre Royal Winchester

January 17, 2022
[caption id="attachment_27101" align="aligncenter" width="2048"] The Smeds and The Smoos[/caption] Theatre Royal Winchester has an exciting... 

How to get to Peppa Pig World by train

January 1, 2022
So you’ve decided to spend a day visiting Peppa Pig World at Paulton’s Park and we can hardly blame you. This is the place to go if you have... 

Must see 2022 events and attractions in Hampshire & Isle of Wight!

December 17, 2021
It's set to be an amazing year for Hampshire's Top Attractions with so much planned there's going to be an exciting variety of Hampshire 2022... 

The Bodleian Libraries and Jane Austen’s House acquire prized Jane Austen letters as part of unique UK-wide collaboration

December 17, 2021
A collection of manuscripts written by Jane Austen, which were this week saved in an unprecedented literary acquisition, has been donated to... 

January attractions and events in Hampshire 2022

December 13, 2021
Are you looking for fun-filled family days out in January at attractions in Hampshire 2022? There are lots of amazing events coming up, so find... 

BRICKOSAURS! Evolution, a world-first collection of toy brick dinosaurs is coming to Marwell Zoo in 2022

December 13, 2021
Marwell Zoo will unveil a world-first event featuring an all-new collection of 55 dinosaur sculptures next Spring. BRICKOSAURS! Evolution... 

Aladdin at Theatre Royal Winchester

December 10, 2021
Aladdin, this year’s traditional family pantomime, at Theatre Royal Winchester is now on and once again it’s a hit with the... 

Cheeky elves have arrived at Fort Nelson

December 1, 2021
Fun-loving elves from the North Pole have sneaked into Fort Nelson and are causing mayhem around the site.  Twelve elves named Tinsel, Jingle,... 

Jersey Boys celebration at Theatre Royal Winchester

November 25, 2021
Bye Bye Baby – a celebration of the musical phenomenon Jersey Boys and the timeless music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons is heading... 

Chawton House reopens for the festive season celebrating Christmas traditions of days gone by.  

November 25, 2021
Chawton House is reopening its doors for the festive season on Wednesday 1 December. Celebrating Chawton House’s Christmas traditions,... 

Aladdin at Theatre Royal Winchester

November 23, 2021
[caption id="attachment_26718" align="aligncenter" width="1225"] Dick WhittingtonTheatre Royal Winchester30th November 2019©The Other... 

More dates announced for festive fun at Watercress Line’s sparkling Steam Illuminations

November 19, 2021
There are even more opportunities to enjoy some festive fun onboard the Watercress Line’s Steam Illuminations steam train this winter. New... 

Magic Lamp trail at The Brooks Shopping Centre

November 19, 2021
The charity that runs Theatre Royal Winchester, Play to the Crowd, and The Brooks Shopping Centre are delighted to announce a free Magic Lamp... 

VisitEngland Awards Chawton House ‘Hidden Gem’ Accolade for the Third Year

November 18, 2021
Chawton House, Hampshire, November 2021. VisitEngland has announced that Chawton House has won a ‘Hidden Gem’ award as part of their... 

Southampton’s Steamship Shieldhall releases details of 2022 sailing programme

November 17, 2021
SS Shieldhall has launched her 2022 sailing programme. The Southampton based heritage steamship will enjoy a busy summer season programme... 

Great gifts to give this Christmas with Hampshire’s Top Attractions

November 11, 2021
If you're not having much luck picking your Christmas presents this year, why not think outside the box and gift your loved ones something a... 

TAPNELL’S AWARD WINNING CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE RETURNS WITH A NEW ADVENTURE!

November 10, 2021
Tapnell Farm Park’s award-winning Christmas Experience is back – ready to take you on a magical new Christmas adventure …. in the tale of... 

Celebrate a Victorian Christmas at Fort Nelson

November 10, 2021
Step back in time and experience a Victorian Christmas in the garrison kitchen at Fort Nelson. Head Cook Private Dobson and Chief Baker Mrs... 

Strictly stars at Theatre Royal Winchester

November 4, 2021
Former stars of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, Ian Waite and Vincent Simone, are heading to Theatre Royal Winchester on Sunday 21 November with... 

The Snow Queen ballet at Theatre Royal Winchester

October 28, 2021
Ballet Theatre UK return to Theatre Royal Winchester on Sunday 14 November with their beautiful re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen’s... 

America’s Got Talent Winner at Theatre Royal Winchester

October 28, 2021
Paul Zerdin, the British comic who has mesmerized audiences around the world with his ventriloquism skills and edgy brand of comedy, and who... 

Marwell Zoo first in the UK to turn animal waste into renewable energy

October 28, 2021
[caption id="attachment_26438" align="aligncenter" width="2048"] Marwell Wildlife are turning poo from their resident animals into power,... 

JANE’S ROOF SAVED: ROOF AT JANE AUSTEN’S HOUSE TO BE RESTORED FOLLOWING GRANT AND PUBLIC DONATIONS

October 28, 2021
The roof at Jane Austen’s House in Hampshire—Austen’s home for the last eight years of her life and where she lived and wrote her... 

Theatre Royal Winchester panto cast announced

October 22, 2021
[caption id="attachment_26399" align="aligncenter" width="2048"] FOUR DAMES IN SEARCH OF A PANTO by James Barry ;Original music by Simon... 

Where to see Santa in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight 2021

October 20, 2021
Can you hear the sleigh bells? Santa is on his way to Hampshire's Top Attractions for the festive season and you'll have to be quick if you...