What’s on in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

Are you looking for “Hampshire events near me” or further afield, such as in the Isle of Wight? Then use our handy filter below. You can search from a range of cities including Southampton, Portsmouth, Winchester, the Isle of Wight and more.

Or, if you want to find things to do in Hampshire today, this weekend, next week and beyond, you can filter using the date boxes below as well. If you’d rather browse the whole list, we’ve compiled the below events for families, foodies, adventure seekers, children, sports fans and more to give you the complete picture of what’s on in Hampshire.

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Ladies Only Paddles with New Forest Activities

5th May 2020 - 18th Aug 2021

New Forest Activities

Escape the ‘buoys’ for a while, grab your paddles and head out on the water with New Forest Activities! During their ladies only... 

Winter Paddling with New Forest Activities

1st Nov 2020 - 31st Mar 2022

New Forest Activities

Still looking to head out and enjoy the great outdoors this Winter? Why not go and explore the stunning Beaulieu River on a Winter... 

Virtual Tour Live: Mother’s Day Special

14th Mar 2021 - 14th Mar 2021

Jane Austen’s House

A perfect Mother’s Day treat, this exclusive online event will celebrate mothers in Jane Austen’s life and works, and explore the House in... 

Photography Workshop

27th Mar 2021 - 27th Mar 2021

Chawton House

Enjoy a day of creativity within the Hampshire Countryside, based at the beautiful setting of Chawton House. Do you know how to use your... 

Virtual Tour Live

27th Mar 2021 - 27th Mar 2021

Jane Austen’s House

Visit Jane Austen's House from the comfort of your own home!  Enjoy a live guided tour of Jane Austen's House and take a virtual walk... 

(Re)Writing History: An Online Workshop for Young Poets

28th Mar 2021 - 28th Mar 2021

Jane Austen’s House

Join Ellora Sutton, Writer in Residence at Jane Austen's House, for a free online writing workshop inspired by the past. Whether a total... 

Beaulieu River Tours with New Forest Activities

1st Apr 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

New Forest Activities

Beaulieu River Tours with New Forest Activities are great for those looking for a good amount of time out on the water. You can choose... 

Canoe Easter Egg Hunt with New Forest Activities

2nd Apr 2021 - 11th Apr 2021

New Forest Activities

Looking for Easter Activities for the whole family? Enjoy a fun-filled guided paddle with New Forest Activities, along the Beaulieu River in... 

Canoe Easter Egg Hunt with New Forest Activities

2nd Apr 2021 - 11th Apr 2021

New Forest Activities

Looking for Easter Activities for the whole family? Enjoy a fun-filled guided paddle with New Forest Activities, along the Beaulieu River in... 

Easter Archery Tournament at New Forest Activities

2nd Apr 2021 - 11th Apr 2021

New Forest Activities

Want an activity so good you’ll drop your Easter bonnet? Join New Forest Activities for some target shooting with a twist! Learn how to... 

Virtual Tour Live

3rd Apr 2021 - 3rd Apr 2021

Jane Austen’s House

Visit Jane Austen's House from the comfort of your own home!  Enjoy a live guided tour of Jane Austen's House and take a virtual walk... 

Woodland Adventure Day with New Forest Activities

10th Apr 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

New Forest Activities

A fantastic day of activities for all on a Woodland Adventure Day with New Forest Activities. During the morning you’ll get the chance to... 

Woodland Adventure Day with New Forest Activities

10th Apr 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

New Forest Activities

A fantastic day of activities for all on a Woodland Adventure Day with New Forest Activities. During the morning you’ll get chance to... 

Virtual Tour Live

15th Apr 2021 - 15th Apr 2021

Jane Austen’s House

Visit Jane Austen's House from the comfort of your own home!  Enjoy a live guided tour of Jane Austen's House and take a virtual walk... 

Photography Workshop

17th Apr 2021 - 17th Apr 2021

Chawton House

Enjoy a day of creativity within the Hampshire Countryside, based at the beautiful setting of Chawton House. Do you know how to use your... 

Virtual Tour Live

24th Apr 2021 - 24th Apr 2021

Jane Austen’s House

Visit Jane Austen's House from the comfort of your own home!  Enjoy a live guided tour of Jane Austen's House and take a virtual walk... 

Simply Aston Martin

25th Apr 2021 - 24th Apr 2021

Beaulieu

All Aston Martin owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 25th April and park up within the museum complex for what promises to be a... 

Ladies Only Paddles with New Forest Activities

5th May 2021 - 18th Aug 2021

Buckler’s Hard

Escape the ‘buoys’ for a while, grab your paddles and head out on the water with New Forest Activities! During their ladies-only paddles,... 

Simply Vauxhall

9th May 2021 - 9th May 2021

Beaulieu

All Vauxhall owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu and park up within the museum parkland for what promises to be a superb day out for both... 

Steamship Shieldhall Titanic themed cruise

15th May 2021 - 15th May 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

https://ss-shieldhall.co.uk/booking/titanic-themed-cruise-and-see-cruise-ships-depart/... 

Simply Audi

16th May 2021 - 16th May 2021

Beaulieu

All Audi owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on 16 May and park up in the National Motor Museum grounds for a superb day out. A real... 

Simply Electric

23rd May 2021 - 23rd May 2021

Beaulieu

We are pleased to announce the first Simply Electric will be launching in 2021 on 23 May. All electric vehicle owners are invited to... 

BBC Gardeners’ World Fair Spring

28th May 2021 - 30th May 2021

Beaulieu

Join us in spring for a fair that will feature high-quality nurseries with displays and plants for sale, an inspirational collection of... 

Steamship Shieldhall Head to the Solent Cruise and see cruise ships depart

29th May 2021 - 29th May 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

Cruise down Southampton Water on heritage Steamship Shieldhall to the Solent, and on your return (subject to confirmation) pass the departing... 

Steamship Shieldhall Southampton Docks Cruise

29th May 2021 - 29th May 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

Join SS Shieldhall for her first family cruise of the 2021 season as she explores the Southampton Docks. This is an ideal cruise for families,... 

Steamship Shieldhall Solent Cruise to see the New Forest Coast and Hurst Castle

30th May 2021 - 30th May 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

Cruise down Southampton Water to the Solent on heritage Steamship Shieldhall and then head west and travel out to Hurst Castle, passing the New... 

Simply Porsche

6th Jun 2021 - 6th Jun 2021

Beaulieu

Whether you drive a Boxster, 911 or something a little older such as a 924, all Porsche models are welcome at Simply Porsche, and it provides a... 

Sculpture at Beaulieu

19th Jun 2021 - 30th Aug 2021

Beaulieu

Sculpture at Beaulieu returns in 2021, featuring the works from international and national sculptors from 19th June - 30th August. Following... 

Simply VW

19th Jun 2021 - 19th Jun 2021

Beaulieu

All VW owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Saturday 19th June and park up within the museum complex for Simply VW. It promises to be a... 

Steamship Shieldhall Head to the Solent Cruise and see 3 cruise ships depart

19th Jun 2021 - 19th Jun 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

Cruise down Southampton Water on heritage Steamship Shieldhall to the Solent, and on your return (subject to confirmation) pass the departing... 

Hot Rod and Custom Show

20th Jun 2021 - 20th Jun 2021

Beaulieu

The South’s biggest Hot Rod and Custom event features hundreds of cool, colourful, custom cars, live music and hip entertainment throughout... 

Father’s Day Papa’s Paddle with New Forest Activities

20th Jun 2021 - 20th Jun 2021

New Forest Activities

Treat your Papa to a relaxing paddle on the stunning Beaulieu River this Father's Day with New Forest Activities! Enjoy paddling... 

Steamship Shieldhall Father’s Day Cruise with the Shieldhall Stompers Jazz Band and see cruise ships depart

20th Jun 2021 - 20th Jun 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

An ideal gift for Father’s Day – a cruise on Steamship Shieldhall! Head down Southampton Water to the Solent, and enjoy the excellent... 

Simply Jaguar

27th Jun 2021 - 27th Jun 2021

Beaulieu

All Jaguar owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on 27 th June and park up within the museum complex for a superb day out for both... 

Steamship Shieldhall Cruise to see the Round the Island Yacht Race and see cruise ships depart

3rd Jul 2021 - 3rd Jul 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

Spend a leisurely day on the Solent, enjoying the spectacle of the Round the Island Yacht Race from the great viewing platform of the... 

Simply Land Rover

11th Jul 2021 - 11th Jul 2021

Beaulieu

All Land Rover owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 11 th July and park up within the museum complex for what promises to be a... 

Steamship Shieldhall Cruise to the Nab Tower – Shieldhall’s 65th birthday revisited!

17th Jul 2021 - 17th Jul 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

Shieldhall was 65 years young in 2020, but had to postpone her birthday celebrations! Now join the Shieldhall crew and help celebrate... 

Simply Ford

18th Jul 2021 - 18th Jul 2021

Beaulieu

All Ford owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 18 th July and park up within the museum complex for what promises to be a superb... 

Steamship Shieldhall Head to the Solent Cruise – celebrating (over!) 200 years of Steam in the Solent

18th Jul 2021 - 18th Jul 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

24 July 1820 saw the introduction of the first steam packet between Southampton and the Isle of Wight when The Prince of Cobourg began the... 

Alice in Wonderland

22nd Jul 2021 - 23rd Jul 2021

Beaulieu

Follow Boxtree Produtions down the rabbit hole into a strange world of caterpillars, cards and tea parties. Join Alice as she tries to... 

Simply Japanese

25th Jul 2021 - 25th Jul 2021

Beaulieu

All Japanese car and motorcycle owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 25th July and park up within the museum complex for what... 

Steamship Shieldhall Cowes Week sailing to the Solent and see cruise ships depart

31st Jul 2021 - 31st Jul 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

Cruise down Southampton Water on heritage Steamship Shieldhall to the Solent and on your return pass the cruise ships Braemar, Britannia,... 

Steamship Shieldhall Cowes Week sailing to the Solent and see cruise ships depart

6th Aug 2021 - 1st Aug 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

Cruise down Southampton Water on heritage Steamship Shieldhall to the Solent and on your return pass the cruise ships departing the port of... 

Steamship Shieldhall Cowes Fireworks Cruise with Shieldhall Stompers Jazz Band

6th Aug 2021 - 6th Aug 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

One of the highlights of the year, Shieldhall will be in the best position to see the famous Cowes Fireworks! Expect some aerial entertainment... 

Beaulieu Supercar Weekend

7th Aug 2021 - 8th Aug 2021

Beaulieu

We are pleased to announce the return of Beaulieu Supercar Weekend in 2021 on 7 - 8 August; the must-see family spectacular that brings some of... 

Steamship Shieldhall Cruise to the Needles

7th Aug 2021 - 7th Aug 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

Cruise down Southampton Water to the Solent on heritage Steamship Shieldhall and then head west and travel out beyond Hurst Castle and the... 

Steamship Shieldhall Trip to view the Fastnet Race

8th Aug 2021 - 8th Aug 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

Cruise to watch the start of the 2021 Fastnet Race. RORC expects a fantastic fleet to attend one of the world’s great ocean races! After... 

VW T Chill

13th Aug 2021 - 15th Aug 2021

Beaulieu

Back by popular demand, all VW Transporter owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu and park up within the museum complex for VW T Chill! It... 

Steamship Shieldhall Southampton Docks Cruise to see cruise ships in berth

14th Aug 2021 - 14th Aug 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

Join SS Shieldhall for a family cruise as she explores the Southampton Docks. This is an ideal cruise for families, with a heavily discounted... 

Steamship Shieldhall Head to the Solent Cruise and see cruise ships depart

14th Aug 2021 - 14th Aug 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

Cruise down Southampton Water to the Solent on heritage Steamship Shieldhall, and on your return pass the departing cruise ships (subject to... 

Steamship Shieldhall Southampton Docks Cruise to see cruise ships in berth

15th Aug 2021 - 15th Aug 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

Join SS Shieldhall on a family cruise as she explores the Southampton Docks. This is an ideal cruise for families, with a heavily discounted... 

Steamship Shieldhall Head to the Solent Cruise and see cruise ships depart

15th Aug 2021 - 6th Aug 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

Cruise down Southampton Water to the Solent on heritage Steamship Shieldhall, and on your return pass the departing cruise ships (subject to... 

Simply Mercedes

22nd Aug 2021 - 22nd Aug 2021

Beaulieu

All Mercedes-Benz owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 22 nd August and park up within the museum complex for what promises to... 

Steamship Shieldhall One way trip from Southampton to Poole

30th Aug 2021 - 30th Aug 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

One way trip to Poole, passengers make their own way back (optional return coach transport departing Poole Quay may be booked). See the sights... 

International Autojumble

4th Sep 2021 - 5th Sep 2021

Beaulieu

Join us for the International Autojumble on 4th & 5th September; the biggest outdoor sale of motoring items this side of the Atlantic. ... 

Steamship Shieldhall Heritage Open Day Cruise

11th Sep 2021 - 11th Sep 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

Shieldhall cruise to mark Heritage Open Days. On return to berth get close to the departing cruise ships (subject to confirmation) – always... 

Simply French

12th Sep 2021 - 12th Sep 2021

Beaulieu

Owners of French cars are invited to drive into Beaulieu on 12 September and park up in the National Motor Museum parkland, for a superb day... 

Steamship Shieldhall Southampton Boat Show Cruise

12th Sep 2021 - 6th Sep 2021

Steamship Shieldhall

Cruise on Shieldhall as she explores the Southampton Docks and passes the Boat Show taking place on Mayflower Park and the water. Hear tales... 

Simply BMW

19th Sep 2021 - 19th Sep 2021

Beaulieu

All BMW owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu and park up within the museum parkland for what promises to be a superb day out for both BMW... 

Simply British Classics

26th Sep 2021 - 26th Sep 2021

Beaulieu

All British classic car owners are invited to drive into the Beaulieu parkland and park up for what promises to be a superb day out for both... 

Halloween Pumpkin Shooting with New Forest Activities

23rd Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

New Forest Activities

New Forest Activities have put a wonderfully spooky twist on their archery sessions for October Half Term. Using weapons of old; vampires,... 

Spooky Halloween River Tour with New Forest Activities

23rd Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

New Forest Activities

With so much history and stories of resident ghosts, are you brave enough to venture out onto the Beaulieu River at dusk? Adorn your best... 

Spooky Halloween River Tour with New Forest Activities

23rd Oct 2021 - 2nd Nov 2021

New Forest Activities

With so much history and stories of resident ghosts, are you brave enough to venture out onto the Beaulieu River at dusk? Adorn your best... 

Winter Archery with New Forest Activities

1st Nov 2021 - 31st Mar 2022

New Forest Activities

Take advantage of New Forest Activities’ great value Winter Archery sessions and enjoy a 90 minute, fully instructed Archery experience. ... 

Simply Smart

7th Nov 2021 - 7th Nov 2021

Beaulieu

All owners of Smart cars are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 7th November and park up within the museum complex for what... 

The Artisan Collective Fair

10th Dec 2021 - 12th Dec 2021

Beaulieu

Join us this December for an unforgettable festive day out that will bring together unique creators, makers, designers and producers featuring... 

Christmas Canoe Paddle with New Forest Activities

11th Dec 2021 - 23rd Dec 2021

New Forest Activities

Join New Forest Activities for a festive paddle on the Beaulieu River to find Santa this Christmas. Enjoy a 90 minute guided tour of the... 

Christmas Canoe Paddle with New Forest Activities

11th Dec 2021 - 23rd Dec 2021

New Forest Activities

Join New Forest Activities for a festive paddle on the Beaulieu River to find Santa this Christmas. Enjoy a 90 minute guided tour of the... 


Events in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

Looking for things to do in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight? Then look no further. Hampshire has a lot of fantastic events to suit everyone including:

  • Activity trails
  • Seasonal activities
  • Food events
  • Festivals
  • Sporting events
  • Theatre and concert performances
  • Comedy events

Our list is continually updated with fresh events in Hampshire so be sure to check back for new and exciting days out. Come rain or shine, there will be an amazing Hampshire event to visit.

You might also enjoy the below itineraries with specific activities in some of the South’s biggest cities:

Things to do in Winchester
Things to do in the Isle of Wight
Things to do in Southampton
Things to do in Portsmouth

Plus, you can save money on Hampshire attractions with our vouchers.