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... 

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... 

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... 

Home Education Sessions 2021

23rd Apr 2021 - 28th May 2021

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Fun and learning for home educated children in our beautiful Gardens   Sessions from 9.45am to 10.45am and 11.15am to 12.15pm ... 

Root and Rize with Ramani- Outdoor Yoga in the park

25th Apr 2021 - 30th May 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Ramani invites you to come breathe, move and connect with yourself and nature. An invitation to a gentle but powerful yoga wellness practice in... 

Mystery Quests

1st May 2021 - 31st May 2021

Text Quest

Text Quest is the best way to discover Hampshire's historic cities. Now take the challenge of our mystery quests. Solve a murder! Uncover 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,... 

Walk & Talk

13th May 2021 - 13th May 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Fortnightly free led walks in the country park to explore the changing seasons and meet new people. Join a small group for a stroll and a... 

Lady in a Veil

14th May 2021 - 14th May 2021

Chawton House

As part of a two-day digital academic conference, 'Adventurous Wives in the Long Eighteenth Century' , we host an online performance of Lady... 

Sky Hunters at Sunset

15th May 2021 - 15th May 2021

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Summer evenings offer excellent flying conditions and the Hawk Conservancy Trust we invite you to enjoy an evening of flying displays at their... 

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/... 

Teddy Bear Museum

21st May 2021 - 6th Jun 2021

Milestones Living History Museum

Milestones is reopening 21 May for a great day out. As well as old favourites like our vintage vehicles, sweet shop and café, you can visit... 

Comedy at the Park – Thanyia Moore

21st May 2021 - 21st May 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Are you Itchen for a laugh? Ready to hear some jokes by the oaks? Join us for Comedy at the Park as we present two nights of laughter under... 

Photography Workshops 2021

22nd May 2021 - 3rd Jul 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... 

Sound Detectives

22nd May 2021 - 11th Jul 2021

Winchester Science Centre

This summer join a fun and daring mission to uncover the truth about sound. Dig into the facts about how sound is created in nature from... 

Comedy at the Park – Lou Sanders

22nd May 2021 - 22nd May 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Are you Itchen for a laugh? Ready to hear some jokes by the oaks? Join us for Comedy at the Park as we present two nights of laughter under... 

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... 

Outdoor cinema: Clueless

25th May 2021 - 25th May 2021

Chawton House

  2021? As if! Travel back to 90s Beverly Hills for a nostalgia filled night of fun with an outdoor cinema showing of the comedy... 

Walk & Talk

27th May 2021 - 27th May 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Fortnightly free led walks in the country park to explore the changing seasons and meet new people. Join a small group for a stroll and a... 

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... 

Greek Mezze on the South Lawn

29th May 2021 - 21st Aug 2021

Chawton House

Enjoy a Saturday summer picnic with one of our delicious Greek meze boxes on the South Lawn. For just £16, explore the historic gardens, take... 

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... 

Day Out With Thomas

29th May 2021 - 6th Jun 2021

Mid Hants Railway ‘Watercress Line’

Peep, peep! Join Thomas & Friends for a day of family fun at The Watercress Line. Take a train ride with Thomas, meet some of your... 

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,... 

Morgan and West’s Fantastic Family Magic Spectacular!

29th May 2021 - 29th May 2021

Theatre Royal Winchester

Bags of bafflement and side-splitting laughter for the whole family. Time-travelling magicians  Morgan & West return to Winchester... 

Museum in Steam

30th May 2021 - 30th May 2021

The Brickworks Museum

We are holding our first Sunday event on 30th May - all being well! The steam engines and working machinery will all be in action, the resident... 

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... 

Online Drama Workshops for 12-16 year olds: Pride and Prejudice

2nd Jun 2021 - 4th Jun 2021

Jane Austen’s House

Join Jane Austen’s House for a series of three fun, inspiring and energising online workshops for 12-16 year olds, with actor and workshop... 

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... 

Chawton Village Walk

9th Jun 2021 - 9th Jun 2021

Jane Austen’s House

Jane Austen’s House is located in the picturesque and charming country village of Chawton. This relaxed guided walk will take you back in... 

Walk & Talk

10th Jun 2021 - 10th Jun 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Fortnightly free led walks in the country park to explore the changing seasons and meet new people. Join a small group for a stroll and a... 

Sky Hunters at Sunset

12th Jun 2021 - 12th Jun 2021

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Summer evenings offer excellent flying conditions and the Hawk Conservancy Trust we invite you to enjoy an evening of flying displays at their... 

War On The Line

12th Jun 2021 - 13th Jun 2021

Mid Hants Railway ‘Watercress Line’

Transport yourself back in time to the 1940s, against the backdrop of a Second World War railway, to experience the ‘Blitz Spirit’. War... 

The Snail and the Whale

18th Jun 2021 - 20th Jun 2021

Theatre Royal Winchester

A play with music inspired by the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler Join an adventurous young girl and her seafaring father as... 

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... 

Walk & Talk

24th Jun 2021 - 24th Jun 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Fortnightly free led walks in the country park to explore the changing seasons and meet new people. Join a small group for a stroll and a... 

Outdoor theatre: Jane Austen and the Cheltonians

25th Jun 2021 - 25th Jun 2021

Chawton House

Enjoy an open-air theatre production of Jane Austen and The Cheltonians, an award winning play, by West End playwright Caroline Summerfield,... 

BioBlitz

26th Jun 2021 - 26th Jun 2021

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Calling all minibeast detectives, plant enthusiasts and nature lovers! The Hawk Conservancy Trust need your help at their annual Bioblitz... 

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... 

Hampshire v Middlesex Vitality Blast (T20) Cricket Match

28th Jun 2021 - 28th Jun 2021

The Ageas Bowl

The T20 Cricket Social lands at The Ageas Bowl this summer in the form of seven huge Vitality Blast matches - excitement and drama are all... 

Hampshire v Middlesex Vitality Blast (T20) Cricket Match

28th Jun 2021 - 28th Jun 2021

The Ageas Bowl

The T20 Cricket Social lands at The Ageas Bowl this summer in the form of seven huge Vitality Blast matches - excitement and drama are all... 

Hampshire v Surrey Vitality Blast (T20) Cricket Match

30th Jun 2021 - 28th Jun 2021

The Ageas Bowl

The T20 Cricket Social lands at The Ageas Bowl this summer in the form of seven huge Vitality Blast matches - excitement and drama are all... 

Hampshire v Gloucester Vitality Blast (T20) Cricket Match

2nd Jul 2021 - 2nd Jul 2021

The Ageas Bowl

The T20 Cricket Social lands at The Ageas Bowl this summer in the form of seven huge Vitality Blast matches - excitement and drama are all... 

Wallop Wheels and Wings 2021

3rd Jul 2021 - 3rd Jul 2021

Army Flying Museum

Showcasing some of the finest classic aircraft and vehicles in the UK, Wallop Wheels and Wings, takes place at the Army Flying Museum and the... 

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... 

Summer Willow Basket Workshop

10th Jul 2021 - 10th Jul 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Summer Willow Basket with Louise Arthur. Make a beautiful bowl-shaped basket with a willow or hazel wood handle…perfect for fruit,... 

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... 

Outdoor Theatre: The Lord Chamberlain’s Men – Macbeth

15th Jul 2021 - 15th Jul 2021

Chawton House

Evening summer outdoor theatre 7pm (gates open 6pm) The Lord Chamberlain’s Men , the UK’s premier all male theatre company -... 

Hampshire v Essex and Sussex Vitality Blast (T20) Double-Header Match

16th Jul 2021 - 16th Jul 2021

The Ageas Bowl

The T20 Cricket Social lands at The Ageas Bowl this summer in the form of seven huge Vitality Blast matches - excitement and drama are all... 

Simply Vauxhall

17th Jul 2021 - 17th Jul 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 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... 

Hampshire v Glamorgan Vitality Blast (T20) Cricket Match

18th Jul 2021 - 18th Jul 2021

The Ageas Bowl

The T20 Cricket Social lands at The Ageas Bowl this summer in the form of seven huge Vitality Blast matches - excitement and drama are all... 

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... 

Outdoor theatre: The Importance of Being Earnest

31st Jul 2021 - 31st Jul 2021

Chawton House

Slapstick Picnic would like to cordially invite you to its inaugural summer tea party, where marvellous feats of performance and culinary... 

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,... 

Simply Audi

1st Aug 2021 - 1st Aug 2021

Beaulieu

All Audi owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on 1st August and park up in the National Motor Museum grounds for a superb day out. A... 

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... 

An Evening Of Tina

20th Aug 2021 - 6th Aug 2021

The Ageas Bowl

Following 2019's sell-out A n Evening Of Queen , this summer The Ageas Bowl will welcome back the stars  from London’s West... 

Simply Aston Martin

21st Aug 2021 - 6th Aug 2021

Beaulieu

All Aston Martin owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Saturday 21st August and park up within the museum complex for what promises 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... 

Family Summer’s End Picnic with Fireworks

28th Aug 2021 - 28th Aug 2021

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Celebrate the end of the summer with the talented 75-piece orchestra and singers, Pops Incorporated UK. Internationally known having performed... 

Outdoor cinema: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)

30th Aug 2021 - 30th Aug 2021

Chawton House

Join the celebration, sing and dance, and discover how it all began! Released ten years after Mamma Mia! You're invited back to the... 

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. ... 

Willow Birdfeeder workshop

11th Sep 2021 - 11th Sep 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Why not create naturally stylish, biodegradable feeders to hang in the garden for wild birds. Using UK grown willow you will weave at least two... 

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... 

Outdoor cinema: Little Women (2019)

12th Sep 2021 - 12th Sep 2021

Chawton House

The beautifully shot and and critically acclaimed adaptation of Little Women  is coming to Chawton House, following the four March... 

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... 

Sky Hunters at Sunset

17th Sep 2021 - 17th Sep 2021

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Summer evenings offer excellent flying conditions and the Hawk Conservancy Trust we invite you to enjoy an evening of flying displays at their... 

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... 

Festive Weaving – Rush Reindeer

26th Nov 2021 - 26th Nov 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

A fun hands on session weaving natural festive decorations. We will create Christmas decorations like a reindeer from the natural material... 

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.