Hampshire and Isle of Wight News

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... 

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Flagships Taking Centre Stage this summer with the opening of the Mary Rose’s 1545 – When Their World Ended

July 23, 2021
The new immersive Mary Rose visitor experience at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard takes centre stage this summer Experience 1545 – When Their... 

Top places to go this summer with Hampshire’s Top Attractions!

July 21, 2021
Don't panic about filling the kid's summer holidays with fun and days out this summer, let Hampshire's Top Attractions plan your summer of fun!... 

Successful early season sailings for Shieldhall in her 66th year afloat

July 12, 2021
[caption id="attachment_25150" align="aligncenter" width="2560"] DCIM100MEDIADJI_0506.JPG[/caption] Steamship Shieldhall has successfully... 

What’s on this August at Hampshire’s Top Attractions?

July 10, 2021
Have you heard about all the fun that is happening at Hampshire's Top Attractions throughout August? There's some seriously fun days planned... 

Hat Fair Outdoor Arts festival return a huge success!

July 9, 2021
Hat Fair - the UK’s longest running festival of Outdoor Arts – took place last weekend at North Walls Recreation Ground, Winchester. The... 

Flanders and Swann at Theatre Royal Winchester

July 9, 2021
Multi-award-winning comedian Tim FitzHigham and BBC Radio 4 musical maestro Duncan Walsh Atkins bring the wit and wordplay of the ingenious... 

Follow the trail of Sculpture at Beaulieu with summer exhibition

July 6, 2021
Sculpture at Beaulieu is taking shape in the grounds of Beaulieu’s Palace House, with a brand new trail to follow as you discover 250... 

The Festival of Hampshire’s Top Attractions!

July 1, 2021
This summer is going to be one of celebrations, fun, excitement, and amazing family days out and events! To celebrate all of Hampshire's Top... 

The Clouds Bar – new bar launch at Spinnaker Tower

June 29, 2021
Spinnaker Tower launches a new pop-up bar – The Clouds Bar - this August, inviting guests to join them for drinks on the view decks to enjoy... 

The Noise Next Door at Theatre Royal Winchester

June 25, 2021
The comedy quartet The Noise Next Door are returning to Theatre Royal Winchester with their new show In Charge on Friday 9 July. The Noise Next... 

A celebration of Paul Simon at Theatre Royal Winchester

June 25, 2021
A captivating celebration of the life and music of legendary sing-songwriter Paul Simon – Something About Simon - will be heading to Theatre... 

What’s on throughout the Summer holidays at Hampshire’s Top Attractions!

June 22, 2021
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Diesel locomotive enthusiasts are on track for a gala day out at the Watercress Line

June 8, 2021
[caption id="attachment_24719" align="aligncenter" width="2048"] Photo Credit: Tim White[/caption] Featuring the Watercress Line’s home... 

The Snail and the Whale at Theatre Royal Winchester

June 7, 2021
Tall Stories bring their production of The Snail and the Whale – a play with music inspired by the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler... 

Marwell Zoo celebrates latest newborns of threatened species

June 7, 2021
[caption id="attachment_24708" align="aligncenter" width="1920"] Photographer- Mark Parris[/caption] Marwell Zoo is celebrating its latest... 

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical returns to Theatre Royal Winchester

June 3, 2021
[caption id="attachment_24684" align="aligncenter" width="2560"] Showstopper ! Apollo Theatre CREDIT Geraint Lewis[/caption] Fans of the... 

Programme announced for this year’s Hat Fair festival

June 2, 2021
Details of this year’s Hat Fair Outdoor Arts festival, due to take place from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 July 2021, have been released by the... 

Watercress Line brings Blitz spirit back to the tracks this summer

May 21, 2021
Watercress Line brings Blitz spirit back to the tracks this summer Travel back in time to the 1940s and the backdrop of a Second World War... 

Peep, Peep! Family fun returns to the Watercress Line with Thomas & FriendsTM this Half Term

May 19, 2021
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Father’s Day at Hampshire’s Top Attractions!

May 18, 2021
Spoil dad this Father's Day at Hampshire's Top Attractions! We have lots of attractions and days out that your dad is sure to love, take him to... 

Beaulieu attraction revs up for full reopening

May 14, 2021
Beaulieu is excited to be fully reopening its indoor spaces from Monday 17th May, welcoming back visitors to the National Motor Museum, Palace... 

Time travelling magicians return to Theatre Royal Winchester

May 11, 2021
The time-travelling magicians, Morgan & West, are set to return to Theatre Royal Winchester with their Fantastic Family Magic Spectacular... 

Another wheely great day out with vintage vehicles at The Watercress Line!

May 10, 2021
[caption id="attachment_24344" align="aligncenter" width="2560"] ©Russell Sach [/caption] Travel back through time to enjoy the largest... 

Ticket details announced for this year’s Hat Fair festival

May 10, 2021
Tickets for this year’s Hat Fair Outdoor Arts festival, due to take place from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 July 2021, will go on sale on Wednesday 2...