See the latest events in Hampshire

 

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... 

 

Children’s Tudor animal trail

03/04/2017 - 30/11/2017

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... 

 

Exhibition

08/04/2017 - 09/07/2017

The New Forest Centre

A multimedia exhibition of art and science profiling the results of recent research into the ecology of the New Forest and the potential... 

 

The Shell Heritage Art Collection exhibition

06/05/2017 - 02/07/2017

Mottisfont

Iconic images of the British landscape, commissioned by Shell for their highly successful advertising campaigns from the 1920s to the 1950s. ... 

 

Sky Hunters at Sunset

27/05/2017 - 22/07/2017

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Summer evenings offer excellent flying conditions for birds, and the Hawk Conservancy Trust would like to invite you to enjoy an evening of... 

 

Rose season

01/06/2017 - 30/06/2017

Mottisfont

Mottisfont is home to the National Collection of old-fashioned roses, which are in full bloom during June, filling the walled gardens with the... 

 

Evening roof tours

13/06/2017 - 20/07/2017

The Vyne

Enjoy an evening guided tour of the roof followed by a drinks reception on the north lawn. Here, you can sign a slate tile that will be part of... 

 

See Paw Patrol at Paultons Park

24/06/2017 - 25/06/2017

Paultons Theme Park

Paw Patrol are making an appearance at Paultons Park this summer! Come and see Police Pup Chase, Fearless Sky and Fire Dog Marshall on the... 

 

Armed Forces Day

24/06/2017 - 24/06/2017

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Celebrate our Armed Forces at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. A full day of musical entertainment including the Royal Marines School of Music... 

 

Make a Felt Wall Hanging

24/06/2017 - 24/06/2017

Butser Ancient Farm

Join feltmaker  Alison Hemmings  for a colourful day of designing and creating your own felt wall hanging. Alison has been creating felt... 

 

Make a Roman Gladius Sword

24/06/2017 - 09/07/2017

Butser Ancient Farm

Saturday 24 June Sunday 25 June Saturday 8 July Sunday 9 July Ever dreamed of owning your own hand-crafted sword? Join tutor Rod Hughes for a... 

 

All Trees are Clocks: A Family Workshop

24/06/2017 - 24/06/2017

The New Forest Centre

Join Professor Adrian Newton of Bournemouth University for some hands-on activities to help learn about the ecology of the New Forest. Come... 

 

Simply Land Rover

25/06/2017 - 25/06/2017

Beaulieu

All Land Rover owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu and park up within the museum complex for what promises to be a superb day out for... 

 

Country Fair at Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

25/06/2017 - 25/06/2017

Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

One of Bursledon Brickworks' most popular days. They turn the old factory into the countryside for the day – well, as best they can! Come and... 

 

Devoted to Dogs Day

25/06/2017 - 25/06/2017

Exbury Gardens

Exbury Gardens are offering visitors to the gardens who bring their four-legged friends a discount* of 20% on gardens admission on Sunday 25th... 

 

Jane Austen and the Regimentals

26/06/2017 - 10/09/2017

Winchester’s Military Museums

Temporary Exhibition 26th June - 10th September 2017 Winchester's Military Museums present Jane Austen and the Regimentals, a... 

 

Illyria Open Air Theatre: Pride & Prejudice

28/06/2017 - 30/06/2017

Winchester Cathedral

It's back! Illyria's production of Jane Austen's glorious social comedy, Pride & Prejudice, attracted sell-out audiences for 4 consecutive... 

 

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

30/06/2017 - 24/09/2017

SeaCity Museum

Wildlife Photographer of the Year features the winning images from the world’s most prestigious wildlife photography competition, organised... 

 

Power & machinery from the past

01/07/2017 - 02/07/2017

Beaulieu

A collection of working engines and machinery dated pre-1930. Entry to the Stationary Engine Rally is included in your Beaulieu admission... 

 

Round the Island Race 2017

01/07/2017 - 01/07/2017

Hovertravel

The Round the Island Race is sailing’s answer to the London Marathon as 1600 boats, crewed by some of the biggest names in sailing as well as... 

 

Christopher Tower Reference Library Free Open Day

01/07/2017 - 01/07/2017

The New Forest Centre

Situated on the upper floor of the New Forest Centre, the Christopher Tower Reference Library contains a large collection of New Forest... 

 

Shipwreck Isle

02/07/2017 - 02/07/2017

Wightlink Ferries

Recapture the Island from bad pirates, while dressed as a good pirate! Or perhaps vice versa, if that floats your galleon. This delightfully... 

 

Austin Seven Rally

02/07/2017 - 02/07/2017

Beaulieu

The 750 Motor Club’s annual National Austin Seven Rally returns for its 55th gathering at Beaulieu. Austin 7s of all types from all over the... 

 

Simply Jaguar

09/07/2017 - 09/07/2017

Beaulieu

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

 

The Gruffalo and Friends exhibition

15/07/2017 - 03/09/2017

Mottisfont

Axel Scheffler has been creating imaginative illustrations for more than 30 years, and is perhaps best-known for his collaborations with Julia... 

 

Fairground Weekend and Mechanical Organ Gathering

15/07/2017 - 16/07/2017

Hollycombe Steam in the Country

Roll up! Roll up! It's all the fun of the fair! Enjoy Hollycombe’s traditional steam fairground and visiting attractions including fairground... 

 

Steampunk Festival at Bursledon Brickworks

15/07/2017 - 16/07/2017

Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

Steampunks and the only remaining steam-powered Victorian Brickworks in the UK are such a natural fit! Steampunk is a mix of sci fi and fantasy... 

 

Hand Carve Wooden Patterns & Tool Sharpening

15/07/2017 - 15/07/2017

Butser Ancient Farm

Join traditional carpenter and hurdle maker  Michael Bennett  for a day learning chip and pick carving techniques to add interesting designs...