What’s on in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

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Bond in Motion – No Time To Die Exhibition

15th Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2022

Beaulieu

NEW for 2021! Beaulieu is delighted to launch their brand new exhibition: Bond in Motion - No Time To Die . Featuring iconic cars, gadgets... 

REME Aviation – Auster to Apache PART 1 – The REME Aviation Story

31st Jan 2022 - 31st Oct 2022

Army Flying Museum

The Army Flying Museum have teamed up with REME Museum for an exciting two-part online lecture partnership that traces the history of REME... 

BRICKOSAURS! Evolution

1st Apr 2022 - 4th Sep 2022

Marwell Zoo

Marwell Zoo is excited to announce that BRICKOSAURS! Evolution, the world-first event featuring an all-new collection of 55 dinosaur... 

BRICKOSAURS! Evolution

1st Apr 2022 - 4th Sep 2022

Marwell Zoo

Marwell Zoo will unveil a world-first event featuring an all-new collection of 55 dinosaur sculptures this Spring. BRICKOSAURS! Evolution... 

Works in Silk by Robert Ely

2nd Apr 2022 - 3rd Jul 2022

Whitchurch Silk Mill

‘Works in Silk’, an exhibition by silk ribbon weaver Robert Ely, who studied hand weaving at West Surrey College of Art and Design. In 1995... 

Photography Competition

9th Apr 2022 - 3rd Jul 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Itchen Valley Country Park's very own photography competition returns This year your photos, taken in the park, should relate to the theme ... 

Bird Watching Sessions

12th Apr 2022 - 3rd Jul 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Take part in bird watching and join our expert Chris, in our brand new bird hide! Free with Admission... 

Abseiling – Spinnaker Tower 2022

16th Apr 2022 - 25th Sep 2022

Spinnaker Tower

Experience an amazing adrenaline rush and take on a 100 metre descent down the side of Portsmouth’s iconic landmark, Spinnaker Tower. With... 

Mad Hatter’s Picnic

19th Apr 2022 - 25th Sep 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

A forty-five minute long performance, based on the narrative of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, where audience members... 

Story Telling: Wildflowers for the Zig Zag Path

20th Apr 2022 - 25th Sep 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Gilbert White’s Aunt is planning a birthday surprise for her nephew by planting wildflowers along the famous Zig Zag path. Help her use clues... 

Family Talk and Pond Dipping

23rd Apr 2022 - 25th Sep 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

F ind out about the amphibians and reptiles you might find in your garden  with  experts  from the Amphibian and Reptile... 

The Borrowers Return To Chawton House

30th Apr 2022 - 19th Jun 2022

Chawton House

“If they exist at all, you would only find them in houses which are old and quiet and deep in the country.” Mrs. May, The... 

Ladies Only Paddles with New Forest Activities

1st May 2022 - 31st Aug 2022

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 paddles,... 

Moth Nights

6th May 2022 - 31st Aug 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Discovering the Moths of Selborne Moths are sensitive indicators of the health of the natural environment and a vital part of the food... 

Lights, Camera, Science!

14th May 2022 - 3rd Jul 2022

Winchester Science Centre

In 2022 we’re celebrating 20 years of wow moments at the Science Centre. Take a trip down memory lane with us and enjoy some of our best show... 

Nature Day

15th May 2022 - 3rd Jul 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Our annual Nature Day returns! Join us on the 15th May along with stall holders from nature and conservation organisations and an eco produce... 

Guided Village Walk

15th May 2022 - 3rd Jul 2022

Jane Austen’s House

Join Jane Austen's House for a delightful literary ramble around Chawton, the charming country village where Jane Austen lived and wrote. ... 

Vintage Vehicles

20th May 2022 - 22nd May 2022

Mid Hants Railway ‘Watercress Line’

Enjoy a wonderful display of traction engines and vintage vehicles located around the Watercress Line! There will be a display of classic... 

Guided Tour of Chawton House

20th May 2022 - 20th May 2022

Chawton House

Discover more about Chawton House's four hundred-years history, from its Elizabethan origins to the House's association with Jane Austen... 

Ronnie Scott’s All Stars

21st May 2022 - 21st May 2022

New Theatre Royal

Following on from their incredible 2019-20 tour – which included a star-studded gala concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall – Ronnie... 

Simply Ford

22nd May 2022 - 22nd May 2022

Beaulieu

The return of Simply Ford on Sunday 22nd May 2022. All Ford owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu to park up in the museum grounds, for... 

Falklands 40 – What Portsmouth Saw

25th May 2022 - 25th Sep 2022

Royal Armouries Fort Nelson

Come and hear the stories of the veterans who served in the Falklands conflict at Fort Nelson in a new exhibition, Falklands 40 – What... 

Hampshire Hawks v Middlesex Vitality Blast (T20) Cricket Match

27th May 2022 - 27th May 2022

The Ageas Bowl

The T20 Cricket Social lands at The Ageas Bowl this summer for its 20th year! The huge Vitality Blast takes the form of seven must-see matches... 

Day Out With Thomas

28th May 2022 - 5th Jun 2022

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... 

Medal Mania Trail

28th May 2022 - 5th Jun 2022

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a Medal Mania Trail across the Gosport museums and galleries at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.  ... 

Milestones 1940s Week

28th May 2022 - 5th Jun 2022

Milestones Living History Museum

Visit Milestones to step back in time to the 1940s and take part in the fun activities for all ages. Enjoy re-enactments, make do and mend... 

Jubilee Make and Take

28th May 2022 - 5th Jun 2022

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Kick off the Platinum Jubilee celebrations by getting hands-on, creating a special Jubilee-inspired keepsake to take home. Operating during... 

May half term: Jubilee Jamboree

28th May 2022 - 5th Jun 2022

Mottisfont

Get ready to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee with crafts and activities at Mottisfont. Pick up a trail map at visitor reception and explore the... 

Ship – Ship Hooray at the Space

28th May 2022 - 5th Jun 2022

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Creative play resources at the Space in the Victory Gallery is sure to engage children under 5, surrounded by the history of the icon that is... 

Official Isle of Wight Balloon Festival

28th May 2022 - 30th May 2022

Robin Hill

The Isle of Wight’s SELL OUT hot air balloon event returns to Robin Hill from 28 th -30 th May with a fresh new look!  ... 

Manor Farm: Scarecrows in Spring!

28th May 2022 - 6th Jun 2022

Manor Farm

This May half-term is all about scarecrows at Manor Farm! Play Scarecrow Bingo in the Manor Farm trail, compete in the Scarecrow Olympics,... 

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Trail – Lepe Country Park

28th May 2022 - 6th Jun 2022

Lepe Country Park

This half term holiday help Lepe Country Park celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee! Try to solve their riddle as your search for royal... 

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Trail – Queen Elizabeth Country Park

28th May 2022 - 6th Jun 2022

Queen Elizabeth Country Park

This half term holiday help Queen Elizabeth Country Park celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee! Try to solve their riddle as your search for... 

Cowboys Vs Dinosaurs!

28th May 2022 - 4th Jun 2022

Blackgang Chine

Round 2...DING DING!   From the 28 th May to 4 th June, some of Blackgang Chine’s most-loved characters will... 

Corgis Aboard!

28th May 2022 - 5th Jun 2022

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard welcomes a special storytelling event this May half term, featuring some cheeky misbehaving corgis on the Royal... 

Introduction to Patchwork

28th May 2022 - 28th May 2022

Jane Austen’s House

Join Jane Austen's House for a relaxed and enjoyable patchwork workshop - perfect for beginners. Under the eye of the experienced tutor, you'll... 

Steamship Shieldhall Steam to The Solent Cruise and see cruise ships depart

28th May 2022 - 28th May 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

Steam down Southampton Water to the Solent, passing the cruise ships Iona and Sky Princess in berth, and on your return see a number of cruise... 

Craft Fair and Fun Dog Show

29th May 2022 - 29th May 2022

The Brickworks Museum

Bring the family, bring the dog and join us for our annual early summer craft fair and dog show. As if that wasn’t enough, the museum will... 

Simply Electric

29th May 2022 - 29th May 2022

Beaulieu

The return of Simply Electric on 29 May. All electric vehicle owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu and park up within the museum... 

Steamship Shieldhall Back to the 30’s / 40’s / 50’s Solent Steam Cruise with the Aphrodites Singers

29th May 2022 - 29th May 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

Steam down Southampton Water to the Solent, passing the cruise ships Queen Mary 2, Britannia  and Anthem of the Seas in berth, and on your... 

Rose season

30th May 2022 - 2nd Jul 2022

Mottisfont

Mottisfont is home to the extraordinary National Collection of pre-1900 old-fashioned roses, which flower just once a year, reaching their peak... 

Jubilee Joy at the Army Flying Museum

30th May 2022 - 3rd Jun 2022

Army Flying Museum

Summer Half Term brings Jubilee Joy to the Army Flying Museum! Young visitors can celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee by decorating a... 

Meet Henry VIII at The Mary Rose!

30th May 2022 - 4th Jun 2022

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Meet England's most infamous monarch! Meet legendary Tudor king, Henry VIII, at the Mary Rose Museum this May half term. What better way... 

Craft your own crown and shield at The Mary Rose!

30th May 2022 - 3rd Jun 2022

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Arts and Crafts this May Half Term Feeling crafty? Come and join us at the Mary Rose Museum to make your own crown and shield. Inspire... 

Hampshire Hawks v Somerset Vitality Blast (T20) Cricket Match

30th May 2022 - 30th May 2022

The Ageas Bowl

The T20 Cricket Social lands at The Ageas Bowl this summer for its 20th year! The huge Vitality Blast takes the form of seven must-see matches... 

Victoria’s Family Day Out at Osborne

31st May 2022 - 2nd Jun 2022

Osborne

There’s nowhere better to celebrate the royal jubilee than at Osborne, the palatial seaside home of Queen Victoria on the Isle of Wight.... 

Platinum Jubilee Bunting

31st May 2022 - 31st May 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Come along and make a flag to add to a string of bunting being used at the Jubilee Celebrations in Eastleigh on 4th June Any time between... 

Operation spies and lies

1st Jun 2022 - 3rd Jun 2022

The D-Day Story

Your mission is to work together to complete challenges, crack codes, and answer questions to find a mystery object hidden in the museum. The... 

Mucky Bucket Mobile Farm

1st Jun 2022 - 1st Jun 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Come along and meet a variety of animals that you can touch and maybe even help groom Any time between 10.30am and 2.30pm  Free... 

Jubilee Celebration Masterclasses

2nd Jun 2022 - 3rd Jun 2022

Bombay Sapphire Distillery

Taking place on Thursday 2nd June and Friday 3rd June, celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in style and join our Jubilee ... 

Queen’s Jubilee Beacon Lighting Event – Lepe Country Park

2nd Jun 2022 - 6th Jun 2022

Lepe Country Park

Join Lepe Country Park for a relaxed evening commemorating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, culminating in the lighting of their beacon at... 

Queen’s Jubilee Beacon Lighting Event – Queen Elizabeth Country Park and Buriton Parish Council

2nd Jun 2022 - 2nd Jun 2022

Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Join the team at Queen Elizabeth Country Park where they will be commemorating Her Majesty The Queen becoming the first British Monarch to... 

Steamship Shieldhall Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday – Titanic themed cruise to the Solent and see cruise ships depart

3rd Jun 2022 - 3rd Jun 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

The RMS Titanic was launched in Belfast on the 31 May, 1911. Join Steamship Shieldhall as she steams down Southampton Water towards the Solent,... 

Milkshake Live! Monkeys Musical

4th Jun 2022 - 4th Jun 2022

Mayflower Theatre

Milkshake! Monkey is back and can’t wait to put on a spectacular NEW Show for you all, joined by some of his favourite Milkshake! friends... 

el clasicoast T20 Double-Header

4th Jun 2022 - 4th Jun 2022

The Ageas Bowl

The historic el clasicoast derby against Sussex Sharks landing on the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend - paired as a T20 double-header... 

Steamship Shieldhall Cruise to The Solent with the Selsea Shantymen

4th Jun 2022 - 30th Jun 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

Steam down Southampton Water to the Solent, passing the cruise ships Iona, Ventura and Sky Princess in berth, and on your return see a number... 

Simply Porsche

5th Jun 2022 - 5th Jun 2022

Beaulieu

All Porsche owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 5 June and park up within the museum parkland for what promises to be a... 

Steamship Shieldhall Experience ‘All Things Steam’ cruise to The Solent

5th Jun 2022 - 5th Jun 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

Steam down Southampton Water to the Solent, passing the cruise ships Queen Victoria, Marina and Anthem of the Seas in berth, and on your return... 

Nothing Is Impossible – The Story of the Glider Pilot Regiment

6th Jun 2022 - 6th Jun 2022

Army Flying Museum

A special lecture will take place in the Army Flying Museum on the 6th June which to mark the 78 th  anniversary of the D-Day landings.... 

Hampshire Hawks v Essex Eagles Vitality Blast (T20) Cricket Match

9th Jun 2022 - 9th Jun 2022

The Ageas Bowl

The T20 Cricket Social lands at The Ageas Bowl this summer for its 20th year! The huge Vitality Blast takes the form of seven must-see matches... 

Moth Nights

11th Jun 2022 - 9th Jun 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Discovering the Moths of Selborne Moths are sensitive indicators of the health of the natural environment and a vital part of the food... 

Mini Cooper Register National Mini Day

12th Jun 2022 - 12th Jun 2022

Beaulieu

Join the Mini Cooper Register for National Mini Day on Sunday 12 June, as one of the most eagerly anticipated events of the Mini calendar... 

Outdoor Theatre: The HandleBards- Twelfth Night

15th Jun 2022 - 15th Jun 2022

Chawton House

Join The HandleBards at Chawton House for a bicycle-powered, laugh-out-loud production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Duke Orsino is in... 

Shakatak

17th Jun 2022 - 17th Jun 2022

New Theatre Royal

Join Shakatak for their 40th Anniversary Celebrations! Shakatak are celebrating the 40th year of their illustrious career! To mark this... 

BioBlitz

18th Jun 2022 - 18th Jun 2022

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Saturday 18 June 10am-5:30pm Calling all minibeast detectives, plant enthusiasts and nature lovers! The Hawk Conservancy Trust need your... 

Simply VW

18th Jun 2022 - 18th Jun 2022

Beaulieu

Owners of VWs are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Saturday 18 June and park up in the National Motor Museum parkland, for a superb day... 

Victorian Fair returns to Fort Nelson

18th Jun 2022 - 19th Jun 2022

Royal Armouries Fort Nelson

Roll up, roll up! Enjoy the fun of the fair in the perfect Victorian setting of Fort Nelson. Traditional rides of a steam carousel, swing... 

Steamship Shieldhall Morning Southampton Docks Cruise and see cruise ships in Port

18th Jun 2022 - 18th Jun 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

Join Steamship Shieldhall for her first family cruise of the 2022 season as she explores the Southampton Docks. This is an ideal cruise for... 

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

18th Jun 2022 - 18th Jun 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

Steam down Southampton Water to the Solent, passing the cruise ships Iona, Ventura and MSC Magnifica in berth, and on your return see a number... 

Giggles in the Gardens

18th Jun 2022 - 18th Jun 2022

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Saturday 18 June 2022 7.30pm – 10pm Courtesy of ‘Live & Unfiltered’ Giggles in the Gardens returns to Sir Harold Hillier... 

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

19th Jun 2022 - 19th Jun 2022

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 together... 

Hot Rod and Custom Show

19th Jun 2022 - 19th Jun 2022

Beaulieu

We are pleased to announce the return of Hot Rod and Custom in 2022 on 19th June. The South’s biggest Hot Rod and Custom returns on... 

Family ‘Survival’ Session

19th Jun 2022 - 19th Jun 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Come along and have some fun in the woods at Itchen Valley Country Park den making, woodworking and cooking over a campfire. This event is... 

Steamship Shieldhall Father’s Day Cruise with the Shieldhall Stompers Jazz Band

19th Jun 2022 - 19th Jun 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

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

Hampshire Hawks v Surrey Vitality Blast (T20) Cricket Match

19th Jun 2022 - 19th Jun 2022

The Ageas Bowl

The T20 Cricket Social lands at The Ageas Bowl this summer for its 20th year! The huge Vitality Blast takes the form of seven must-see matches... 

Embroidery Workshop with Abigail Rose Creative

20th Jun 2022 - 20th Jun 2022

Chawton House

Learn how to embroider like Jane Austen, using beautiful designs from the Regency era. Embroidery artist, and Jane Austen enthusiast,... 

Jane Austen & Scandal

20th Jun 2022 - 20th Jun 2022

Chawton House

Catch up on all the gossip with Clio O’Sullivan, who discusses the Austen family’s involvement with the scandals of the day – An... 

Edward Knight II at Chawton House

22nd Jun 2022 - 22nd Jun 2022

Chawton House

Jane Austen’s nephew Edward Knight, eldest son of her brother Edward at Godmersham Park, became a frequent presence at Chawton House from... 

Curator’s Tour of A Costume of Sport

23rd Jun 2022 - 23rd Jun 2022

Chawton House

Join exhibition Curator, Clio O'Sullivan, for a fascinating tour of Chawton House's latest exhibition  A Costume of Sport. From the... 

Food from Jane Austen’s Kitchen

24th Jun 2022 - 24th Jun 2022

Chawton House

Enjoy a three-course meal in Chawton House, frequented by Jane Austen and known to her as the “Great House”. Each recipe is taken... 

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

25th Jun 2022 - 25th Jun 2022

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... 

Marvellous Moths

25th Jun 2022 - 25th Jun 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Come and see what was caught in the moth trap overnight. Last year we caught 110 different species!! The intricate patterns and colours of... 

The Princess and the Pea

25th Jun 2022 - 25th Jun 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Part of the 'Live at the Park' series. When a young Prince is in search of a bride, his mother, The Queen, is on the lookout for a real... 

Flight at the Movies

25th Jun 2022 - 25th Jun 2022

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Join the Hawk Conservancy Trust for a sensational evening on Saturday 25 June, their biggest event of the year, where they’ll create a... 

Mid Summer Fair

26th Jun 2022 - 26th Jun 2022

The Brickworks Museum

With music, craft stalls, Car Club and children’s activities, our Summer Fair has something for everyone. The museum will be open and in... 

Simply Jaguar

26th Jun 2022 - 26th Jun 2022

Beaulieu

All Jaguar owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on 26 June and park up in the National Motor Museum grounds for a superb day that... 

Chawton House Garden Tour

26th Jun 2022 - 26th Jun 2022

Chawton House

Explore the beautiful grounds of Chawton House with your knowledgeable guide, taking in the Wilderness, Walled Garden, and the stunning... 

Steamship Shieldhall Steam to The Solent Cruise and see cruise ships depart

26th Jun 2022 - 26th Jun 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

Steam down Southampton Water to the Solent, passing the cruise ships Britannia and Emerald Princess in berth, and on your return see a number... 

Gill Hornby- Godmersham Park

30th Jun 2022 - 30th Jun 2022

Chawton House

Join Sunday Times bestselling author Gill Hornby for the launch of her latest book  Godmersham Park  in the historical setting of Edward... 

Hat Fair 2022

1st Jul 2022 - 3rd Jul 2022

Theatre Royal Winchester

Hat Fair Outdoor Arts festival returns to Winchester from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 July . Friday & Saturday - FREE to attend (no booking... 

Hampshire Hawks v Gloucs Vitality Blast (T20) Cricket Match

1st Jul 2022 - 1st Jul 2022

The Ageas Bowl

The T20 Cricket Social lands at The Ageas Bowl this summer for its 20th year! The huge Vitality Blast takes the form of seven must-see matches... 

Wallop Wheels & Wings 2022

2nd Jul 2022 - 2nd Jul 2022

Army Flying Museum

The Army Flying Museum will be holding its flagship fundraising event,  Wallop Wheels & Wings 2022,   on Saturday 2 nd  July  at... 

Steamship Shieldhall Cruise to the Nab Tower and the Eastern Solent

2nd Jul 2022 - 2nd Jul 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

Steam down Southampton Water to the Solent, passing the cruise ships Iona, Bolette and MSC Magnifica in berth, and on your return see a number... 

National Austin Seven Rally

3rd Jul 2022 - 3rd Jul 2022

Beaulieu

We are delighted to announce the return of the National Austin Seven Rally on Sunday 3 July, with Austin Sevens from across the United... 

Steamship Shieldhall American Independence Day cruise with the Soulcatchers to Hurst Castle

3rd Jul 2022 - 3rd Jul 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

US Independence Day Cruise with the Soulcatchers, returning to Shieldhall after their ‘storming’ 2021 set!. Listen to some favourite soul... 

An Evening Out with Andy Hamilton

6th Jul 2022 - 6th Jul 2022

New Theatre Royal

Following a year of cancelled shows, zoom quizzes and nose-swabs, award-winning writer and comedian, Andy Hamilton, is delighted to be getting... 

Summer Soul Concert

8th Jul 2022 - 8th Jul 2022

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Friday 8 July and Saturday 9 July 2022, 7.30pm – 10.30pm approx. Get onboard the soul train and join us for this spectacular tribute... 

Sparks

9th Jul 2022 - 11th Sep 2022

Winchester Science Centre

Plug in and power up! It’s time to blast into 2002 for an electrifying new science show. Over the past 20 years the way we use electricity... 

African Sunset Safari

9th Jul 2022 - 9th Jul 2022

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Let the Hawk Conservancy Trust take you on safari and show you their team of African birds at their best as they fly across the skyline at... 

Steampunk Day

10th Jul 2022 - 10th Jul 2022

The Brickworks Museum

Steampunk at the steam museum – we’re very excited for this one. Get dressed up (or don’t!) and enjoy the sites and sounds of steampunk... 

Simply Land Rover

10th Jul 2022 - 10th Jul 2022

Beaulieu

We are pleased to announce the return of Simply Land Rover in 2022 on Sunday 10th July. All Land Rover owners are invited to drive into... 

Sicily – A Catastrophic Victory?

12th Jul 2022 - 12th Jul 2022

Army Flying Museum

The Army Flying Museum will be hosting a special lecture to mark the anniversary of Operation Ladbroke. Join Mike Peters in the Museum on... 

Outdoor Theatre: The Lord Chamberlain’s Men- ‘As You Like It’

14th Jul 2022 - 14th Jul 2022

Chawton House

Witness the return to Chawton House of  The Lord Chamberlain’s Men – with a history stretching back to William Shakespeare himself... 

Diesel Gala

15th Jul 2022 - 17th Jul 2022

Mid Hants Railway ‘Watercress Line’

Enjoy the sights and sounds of a weekend of heritage diesel traction over our steeply graded line. The Diesel Gala will see the railway... 

The War of the Worlds

15th Jul 2022 - 15th Jul 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Part of the 'Live at the Park' series we welcome the critically-acclaimed Pantaloons  invade the stage in this funny yet faithful new... 

Simply Vauxhall

16th Jul 2022 - 16th Jul 2022

Beaulieu

All Vauxhall owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Saturday 16 July and park up within the museum parkland for what promises to be a... 

Willow Frame Baskets

16th Jul 2022 - 16th Jul 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Make a beautiful bowl shaped basket with a willow or hazel wood handle, then filled in with willow weaving rods...perfect for fruit, eggs,... 

Simply French

17th Jul 2022 - 17th Jul 2022

Beaulieu

Owners of French cars are invited to drive into Beaulieu on 17 July and park up in the National Motor Museum parkland, for a superb day... 

Steamship Shieldhall Portsmouth Harbour Cruise

17th Jul 2022 - 17th Jul 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

For the first time in many years, Shieldhall will be visiting Portsmouth Harbour, home to the Royal Navy – an exciting opportunity to view... 

School of Rock

18th Jul 2022 - 23rd Jul 2022

Mayflower Theatre

Get ready to stick it to the man Southampton, because Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End and Broadway hit musical  School of Rock  is coming to... 

Moth Nights

22nd Jul 2022 - 23rd Jul 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Discovering the Moths of Selborne Moths are sensitive indicators of the health of the natural environment and a vital part of the food... 

Simply Japanese

24th Jul 2022 - 24th Jul 2022

Beaulieu

Simply Japanese will be returning to Beaulieu on Sunday 24th July 2022, for an excellent day out that owners and enthusiasts will enjoy. ... 

Outdoor Theatre: Slapstick Picnic- The Importance of Being Earnest

26th Jul 2022 - 26th Jul 2022

Chawton House

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

King Arthur

29th Jul 2022 - 29th Jul 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Part of the 'Live at the Park' series. A fun and farcical family adventure! A long time ago, so long ago in fact that nobody quite knows... 

African Sunset Safari

29th Jul 2022 - 29th Jul 2022

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Let the Hawk Conservancy Trust take you on safari and show you their team of African birds at their best as they fly across the skyline at... 

Steamship Shieldhall Cruise to see the racing at Cowes Week

30th Jul 2022 - 30th Jul 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

Steam down Southampton Water to the Solent, passing the cruise ships Sky Princess, Celebrity Silhouette, Ventura and Iona in berth. See the... 

Steamship Shieldhall Cowes Week ‘Liners Day’ Cruise

31st Jul 2022 - 31st Jul 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

Steam down Southampton Water to the Solent, passing Cunard’s Queen Victoria in berth, and on return to berth see a number of cruise ships... 

The Queen’s Knickers

3rd Aug 2022 - 3rd Aug 2022

New Theatre Royal

It’s a busy year for the Queen – she has lots of important events to attend. But disaster has struck the palace as Her Majesty’s knickers... 

Top Trumps Challenge LIVE!

5th Aug 2022 - 5th Aug 2022

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Enjoy an evening of family fun and fascination as the Hawk Conservancy Trust show you why birds of prey are truly AMAZING! In true Top Trumps... 

Beaulieu Supercar Weekend

6th Aug 2022 - 7th Aug 2022

Beaulieu

We are pleased to announce the return of Beaulieu Supercar Weekend in 2022 on 6 – 7 August; the must-see family spectacular that brings... 

Steamship Shieldhall Steam to The Solent Cruise and see cruise ships depart

6th Aug 2022 - 6th Aug 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

Steam down Southampton Water to the Solent, passing the cruise ships Ventura, Spirit of Adventure, Iona and MSC Magnifica in berth, and on your... 

Steamship Shieldhall Music Cruise with tribute band RU40

7th Aug 2022 - 7th Aug 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

Spend an enjoyable late afternoon and evening on board Steamship Shieldhall with the sounds of tribute band RU40 on board! During the trip... 

VW T Chill

12th Aug 2022 - 14th Aug 2022

Beaulieu

Back by popular demand, all VW Transporter owners are invited to drive into the grounds of Beaulieu and park up within the museum complex... 

Vehicles at the Brickworks

14th Aug 2022 - 14th Aug 2022

The Brickworks Museum

Wheels at the ‘works! This August we are celebrating everything on wheels – with buses and cars in the courtyard, and trains on the rails.... 

Graham Walker Memorial Run

14th Aug 2022 - 14th Aug 2022

Beaulieu

The annual Graham Walker Memorial Run returns for its vintage and veteran motorcycle gathering at Beaulieu on the 14th August. In tribute... 

David Walliams’ Awful Auntie

14th Aug 2022 - 14th Aug 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Part of the 'Live at the Park' series. The new playground at the Saxby Hall Orphanage is finally complete, and we can’t wait to celebrate... 

Moth Nights

18th Aug 2022 - 14th Aug 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Discovering the Moths of Selborne Moths are sensitive indicators of the health of the natural environment and a vital part of the food... 

Wind in the Willows

19th Aug 2022 - 19th Aug 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Part of our 'Live in the Park' series Join Mole, Ratty and Badger in a floor stomping, hilarious and bonkers outdoor theatre production of... 

Steamship Shieldhall Morning Southampton Docks Cruise and see cruise ships in Port

20th Aug 2022 - 20th Aug 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

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

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

20th Aug 2022 - 20th Aug 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

Steam down Southampton Water to the Solent, passing the cruise ships MSC Magnifica, Sky Princess Iona and Ventura in berth, and on your return... 

Simply Mercedes

21st Aug 2022 - 21st Aug 2022

Beaulieu

All Mercedes-Benz owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 21st August and park up within the museum parkland for what promises... 

Steamship Shieldhall Cruise to The Needles passing Hurst Castle and the New Forest Coast

21st Aug 2022 - 21st Aug 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

Cruise down Southampton Water to the Solent passing the cruise ships Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Britannia. Then head west along the New... 

50s & 60s Weekend

27th Aug 2022 - 29th Aug 2022

Mid Hants Railway ‘Watercress Line’

Enjoy a taste of the great British summer holiday with the sights and sounds of the railway in the 50s and 60s. Saturday 27th –... 

Family Summer’s End Picnic with Fireworks

27th Aug 2022 - 27th Aug 2022

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Saturday 27 August 2022 Concert 7pm to 9.15pm approx. Celebrate the end of the summer with the talented 75-piece orchestra and singers,... 

Much Ado about Murder

29th Aug 2022 - 29th Aug 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Part of our 'Live in the Park' series Don your detective cap and join Heartbreak Productions for some super silliness this summer. Our... 

International Vulture Awareness Day

3rd Sep 2022 - 3rd Sep 2022

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Saturday 3 September 10am-5:30pm The first Saturday in September each year is International Vulture Awareness Day. At the Hawk... 

The Glenn Miller Orchestra Directed by Ray McVay

4th Sep 2022 - 4th Sep 2022

New Theatre Royal

The World Famous GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA   Directed by Ray McVay The world’s most popular big band  The Glenn Miller... 

Disney’s The Lion King

8th Sep 2022 - 15th Oct 2022

Mayflower Theatre

Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney's multi award-winning musical is a unique... 

International Autojumble

10th Sep 2022 - 11th Sep 2022

Beaulieu

The iconic International Autojumble is back for 2022. Join us on September 10th and 11th for the biggest outdoor sale of motoring items... 

Last Night of the Proms – Picnic Concert

10th Sep 2022 - 10th Sep 2022

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Last Night of the Proms Saturday 10 September 2022 Concert 7.30pm – 10.15pm approx. Bring your picnic, champagne and flag to... 

Gary Delaney: Gary in Punderland

10th Sep 2022 - 10th Sep 2022

New Theatre Royal

Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world – star of  Live at the Apollo  and sell-out sensation Gary Delaney is... 

One Night Of Neil Outdoor Concert

16th Sep 2022 - 16th Sep 2022

The Ageas Bowl

Spend the night with an incredible collection of stars from London's West End, backed by a phenomenal 9-piece band performing One Night Of... 

Steamship Shieldhall Heritage Open Days Southampton Docks Cruise

17th Sep 2022 - 17th Sep 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

Shieldhall Southampton Docks Cruise to mark Heritage Open Days. Pass the cruise ships Seven Seas Splendor, Sky Princess, Ventura and Iona and... 

Moth Nights

17th Sep 2022 - 17th Sep 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Discovering the Moths of Selborne Moths are sensitive indicators of the health of the natural environment and a vital part of the food... 

An Evening Of Queen Outdoor Concert

17th Sep 2022 - 17th Sep 2022

The Ageas Bowl

The Ageas Bowl is excited to announce the return of Outdoor Concerts in 2022! Following the sell-out event in 2019, we are happy to welcome... 

Simply BMW

18th Sep 2022 - 18th Sep 2022

Beaulieu

The return of Simply BMW in 2022 on 18 September. All BMW owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu and park up within the museum parkland... 

Steamship Shieldhall Boat Show Cruise ‘Steam to The Solent’

18th Sep 2022 - 18th Sep 2022

Steamship Shieldhall

Cruise on Shieldhall as she explores the Southampton Docks, passing the Boat Show taking place on Mayflower Park, before steaming to The... 

Simply British Classics

25th Sep 2022 - 25th Sep 2022

Beaulieu

Simply British Classics returns to Beaulieu on 25 September. All British classic car owners are invited to drive into the Beaulieu parkland... 

Motionhouse: Nobody

1st Oct 2022 - 1st Oct 2022

New Theatre Royal

Fast-moving and highly physical, Nobody explores the tension between our inner lives and how we make sense of the world around us. ... 

Chris McCausland: Speaky Blinder

7th Oct 2022 - 7th Oct 2022

New Theatre Royal

Star of the Royal Variety Performance, Would I Lie to You?, Have I Got News for You, QI, and Live at the Apollo. One of the UK’s top... 

Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

16th Oct 2022 - 16th Oct 2022

New Theatre Royal

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for Terrible Tudors live on... 

An Evening with Sir Geoff Hurst

19th Oct 2022 - 19th Oct 2022

New Theatre Royal

Across the world, Sir Geoff Hurst certainly needs no introduction. He is a sporting legend who is still the only player ever to score a hat... 

Sh!t-Faced Shakespeare: Macbeth

20th Oct 2022 - 20th Oct 2022

New Theatre Royal

The smash-hit, internationally acclaimed, multi sell-out fringe phenomenon is touring the UK with one of Shakespeare’s most loved plays:  ... 

Halloween Pumpkin Shooting with New Forest Activities

22nd Oct 2022 - 30th Oct 2022

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

22nd Oct 2022 - 30th Oct 2022

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... 

Autumn Steam Up and Halloween

23rd Oct 2022 - 23rd Oct 2022

The Brickworks Museum

One of our favourite events of the year – Autumn at the ‘works celebrates the traditional changing of the seasons when the brickmakers... 

Jimeoin: The Craic!

5th Nov 2022 - 5th Nov 2022

New Theatre Royal

A hilarious evening of World-Class stand-up from live comedy’s internationally acclaimed Irish master! You’ve seen him on ‘The Royal... 

Simply Smart

13th Nov 2022 - 13th Nov 2022

Beaulieu

The return of Simply Smart on Sunday 13th November 2022. All Smart owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu to park up in the museum... 

The Hound of the Baskervilles

15th Nov 2022 - 15th Nov 2022

New Theatre Royal

Renowned stars of stage & screen  Colin Baker   (Doctor Who, The Brothers)  &  Terry Molloy   (Mike Tucker in The Archers for 40... 

Marti Pellow: Pellow Talk

16th Nov 2022 - 16th Nov 2022

New Theatre Royal

“You’ve never seen me like this before. You’ve never been this close. I’m inviting you to spend an intimate evening with me – think... 

Christmas Festival

27th Nov 2022 - 27th Nov 2022

The Brickworks Museum

The Museum’s Christmas steam event  – see the site shining in the glow of Christmas lights and decorations to begin the festive period;... 

Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair & Model Show 2022

27th Nov 2022 - 27th Nov 2022

Army Flying Museum

Book your tickets for the Army Flying Museum's Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair and Model Show on Sunday 27th November. Enjoy stalls buying,... 

The Wizard of Oz

3rd Dec 2022 - 2nd Jan 2023

Theatre Royal Winchester

Follow the Yellow Brick Road  to Theatre Royal Winchester this Christmas, for our very own panto style production of  The Wizard of Oz . ... 

Sleeping Beauty

9th Dec 2022 - 31st Dec 2022

New Theatre Royal

Join New Theatre Royal and Jordan Productions for our 2022 Christmas pantomime – Sleeping Beauty!... 

Christmas Canoe Paddle with New Forest Activities

10th Dec 2022 - 23rd Dec 2022

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... 

Meet Father Christmas

11th Dec 2022 - 11th Dec 2022

The Brickworks Museum

Our smallest but sweetest event of the year is dedicated to everyone who truly believes in magic 😉 Father Christmas will be taking a day out... 


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.