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Jane Austen – 200th Anniversary

01/01/2017 - 31/12/2017

Winchester Cathedral

Jane Austen, who died in Winchester on 18 July 1817, is buried in the Cathedral's north nave aisle. 2017 marks the 200th anniversary of her... 


Tag a Tile at The Vyne

13/03/2017 - 31/01/2018

The Vyne

Be part of history by personalising a tile with a message or drawing to go on The Vyne's new roof. The National Trust is rescuing this former... 


Children’s Tudor animal trail

03/04/2017 - 31/01/2018

The Vyne

Deer, horses and falcons are just some of the creatures you may have seen at The Vyne in 1535. See if you can spot the animals that played an... 


Flying the ‘sports car’ of the helicopter world in the withdrawal from Aden and South Arabia 1966/67

07/09/2017 - 07/12/2017

Museum of Army Flying

Flying the 'sports car' of the helicopter world in the withdrawal from Aden and South Arabia 1966/67 is the fourth and final AAC 60th... 


Mini Professors at Winchester Science Centre

11/09/2017 - 11/12/2017

Winchester Science Centre

Explore and marvel at science with Mini Professors, a science programme that has been designed specifically for 2-4 year olds. This twelve... 


Kaffe Fassett’s Colour at Mottisfont

16/09/2017 - 14/01/2018


Celebrating the dazzling work of world-renowned artist Kaffe Fassett, this vibrant exhibition showcases a wide range of textiles from a career... 


Nerine Exhibition

01/10/2017 - 05/11/2017

Exbury Gardens

From the 1st October - 5th November, enjoy a fantastic display of Nerines in our Five Arrows Gallery, grown in the glass houses on site. The... 


Blackgang’s Illuminations

06/10/2017 - 04/11/2017

Blackgang Chine

Experience the Magic… Join your favourite Blackgang characters and experience the magic of Blackgang’s Illuminations which return bigger,... 


October Half Term Activities: Spooky Science! at Winchester Science Centre

20/10/2017 - 30/10/2017

Winchester Science Centre

You can’t scare us!  Our resident science experts don their imaginary proton packs and myth-bust their way through a cauldron of spooky. ... 


Autumn creative workshops at Mottisfont

21/10/2017 - 22/10/2017


Join in with drop-in creative workshops from Test Valley Arts Foundation. Artists Daniel Lobb and Laurence Rushby will be running workshops... 


October half-term at Mottisfont

21/10/2017 - 29/10/2017


Inspired by Kaffe Fassett’s colourful exhibition in Mottisfont's gallery, create an autumn ‘patchwork’ with your own drawings and natural... 


Halloween at Paultons Park

21/10/2017 - 30/10/2017

Paultons Theme Park

Visit Paultons Park this October half term and explore a world of pumpkins, spooky characters and ghostly tunes! Meet Pickles the Pumpkin, join... 


October Half Term

21/10/2017 - 29/10/2017


Celebrate the magic of autumn at Beaulieu this October Half Term with amazing seasonal activities and traditional fun and games that all the... 


Pumpkin Trail at Half Term

21/10/2017 - 29/10/2017

New Forest Wildlife Park

Come and join our Pumpkin Nature Trail Quiz.  Clues around the New Forest Wildlife Park and a medal for completed quiz sheets.  £1.00 per... 


Staunton’s Spooky Scarecrows

21/10/2017 - 29/10/2017

Staunton Country Park

Have lots of fun at the park with creepy crafts and frightening face painting. Follow our Scarecrow Trail and have a spooky animal encounter.... 


Pumpkin Trail

21/10/2017 - 29/10/2017

Royal Victoria Country Park

Visit the shop (between 10am - 3.30pm) to collect a self-guided trail. Follow the route and look out for pumpkins with letters inside. Find all... 


Potions and Broomsticks

21/10/2017 - 29/10/2017

Manor Farm

Join us at the farm this October half-term for a host of spooky activities.  Help to make a potion in our witches cauldron, test your... 


Boo at the zoo!

21/10/2017 - 29/10/2017

Marwell Zoo

Dress up in your best Halloween fancy dress costume and take part in some spooky activities. Join the scary witch for some creepy storytelling... 


Weird and Wonderful Week at Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth

21/10/2017 - 29/10/2017

Blue Reef Aquarium

  Visitors to the Blue Reef Aquarium in Portsmouth will be treated to a spooktacular event for October half term where they can... 


Dog and Bone Halloween Trail

21/10/2017 - 29/10/2017

Emirates Spinnaker Tower

Explore the Emirates Spinnaker Tower, find the clues, solve the mystery! A skeleton dog is loose in the Tower! Look for bones, solve puzzles... 


The Gruffalo’s Child

23/10/2017 - 28/10/2017

NST – Nuffield Southampton Theatres

Hot on the heels of The Gruffalo ’s monstrous West End success comes The Gruffalo’s Child – with attitude! One wild and windy night,... 


Halloween at Exbury Gardens

23/10/2017 - 31/10/2017

Exbury Gardens

All aboard the flying sorcerer as we take the last train home this October half-term and reunite Gilbert the Ghost with the Ghosts of Gardens... 


Halloween Activity week at Birdworld

23/10/2017 - 27/10/2017


Feel your hair stand on end and a shiver down your spine as you walk through the creepy corridors of Birdworld’s unique Halloween Grotto.... 


Spooktacular Half Term Fun

23/10/2017 - 27/10/2017

Museum of Army Flying

Come to the Museum of Army Flying this October half term for some spooktacular fun - if you dare! The Museum's hangars will be filled with... 


Army Antics!

23/10/2017 - 23/10/2017

Royal Victoria Country Park

Get your half-term started with a bang!  We have a really exciting opportunity for you to meet members of the Princess of Wales Royal Regiment... 


Monster Science: October Half Term Holiday Club at Winchester Science Centre

23/10/2017 - 27/10/2017

Winchester Science Centre

An October half-term holiday club for children aged 5 - 9 years old based at Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, delivered in... 


Family Activities: Puppet People

25/10/2017 - 25/10/2017

Winchester Cathedral

'Discover the real-life stories behind some of the good, the bad and the downright ugly past people of Winchester Cathedral with our free mini... 


Spooky Storytelling & Spirit Hunt

25/10/2017 - 25/10/2017

Butser Ancient Farm

Join us in the great roundhouse for an afternoon of storytelling with Fayebles! In the past we have heard all about Fairy Bigtoe and her...