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... 

Bird Watching Sessions

12th Apr 2022 - 4th Sep 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... 

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... 

Nature Day

15th May 2022 - 31st Aug 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 - 31st Aug 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. ... 

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... 

Celebrating Summer – A self-guided family trail

28th May 2022 - 31st Aug 2022

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Celebrating Summer – A self-guided family trail Saturday 28th May - Wednesday 31st August 2022 Celebrate a royally special year whilst... 

Moth Nights

11th Jun 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... 

COMMANDO – BRITAIN’S OCEAN WARRIORS THE LIVE TOUR

16th Jun 2022 - 31st Aug 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Join Monty Halls for an exclusive event to celebrate the launch of his new book “Commando”. The talk begins... 

Exhibition: From The Margins

21st Jun 2022 - 14th Aug 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

From barn owls and brown hares, to harvest mice and hairstreak butterflies, this exhibition takes you on a journey of discovery to meet iconic... 

Quilted Needle Case Workshop

24th Jun 2022 - 14th Aug 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

As part of Alton’s  Jane Austen Regency Week  we are holding a sewing workshop on Friday 24th June Starts 10:30am (should finish 1pm) ... 

Jane Austen Regency Week House Tour

24th Jun 2022 - 14th Aug 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

As part of Alton’s  Jane Austen Regency Week , we will be giving a Jane Austen tour of Gilbert White’s House! Learn more about the... 

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... 

Manor Farm SuperFarm!

16th Jul 2022 - 4th Sep 2022

Manor Farm

A strange storm has hit Manor Farm and now all their animals have super powers! They've joined forces to run their very own Super Farm... 

Look Twice Art Exhibition

16th Jul 2022 - 18th Sep 2022

Exbury Gardens

View a unique collection of art inspired by the local area. Local artists’ group Look Twice will be exhibiting at Exbury throughout the... 

‘dancing in the womb’ by Rezia Wahid

16th Jul 2022 - 4th Sep 2022

Whitchurch Silk Mill

‘dancing in the womb’ is the long-awaited third solo show from Rezia Wahid MBE, a Bangladeshi-born British textile artist and designer... 

Yoga in the Gardens

18th Jul 2022 - 22nd Aug 2022

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Mondays 18, 25 July and 1, 8,15, 22 August 2022 6.15pm to 7.30pm Stretch your body and calm your mind through yoga taught outside in... 

Children’s Summer Activities at Winchester Cathedral

18th Jul 2022 - 22nd Aug 2022

Winchester Cathedral

Join the Winchester Cathedral Learning Team for an hour of arts and crafts, followed by an exploration around the cathedral as you follow the... 

Summer adventures at Fort Nelson

20th Jul 2022 - 4th Sep 2022

Royal Armouries Fort Nelson

An action-packed summer of fun awaits visitors to Fort Nelson, with barrel-loads of children’s activities, including an exciting assault... 

Disney and Pixar’s Lightyear inspired activities

21st Jul 2022 - 4th Sep 2022

Winchester Science Centre

As part of a collaboration with Disney and Pixar, Winchester Science Centre is gearing up for an expedition to space this summer to celebrate... 

Moth Nights

22nd Jul 2022 - 4th 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... 

Medal Mania Trail

23rd Jul 2022 - 4th Sep 2022

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Celebrate the summer holidays with our special medal mania trail. Lots to discover with special stickers to collect.    This activity... 

Summer Holiday Fun

23rd Jul 2022 - 4th Sep 2022

Beaulieu

Sunhats, t-shirts and ice cream at the ready…the summer holidays are here! Get set for an action-packed Summer as history comes to life at... 

Jubilee Make and Take

23rd Jul 2022 - 4th Sep 2022

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Create a special Jubilee-inspired keepsake to take home with you. This activity is suitable for f amilies with children aged 5- 11... 

Ship – Ship Hooray at the Space

23rd Jul 2022 - 4th Sep 2022

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Celebrate th e summer holidays w ith our creative play resources. This activity is suitable for children under 5 and their accompanying... 

Little People, BIG DREAMS® exhibition and trail

23rd Jul 2022 - 4th Sep 2022

Mottisfont

A new exhibition and activity trail celebrating some of the world’s most outstanding people, using artworks from the bestselling picture-book... 

History Saves the World!

23rd Jul 2022 - 4th Sep 2022

Milestones Living History Museum

Can we be greener by learning from our past? Victorians were great at repairing, reusing and recycling. Find out what the Victorians did to... 

The Lost and Found Explorer Challenge

23rd Jul 2022 - 4th Sep 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Calling all would be explorers! Can you navigate unknown territory to find an animal lost somewhere in our grounds? Follow a map,... 

Billy, the Sailor King

23rd Jul 2022 - 4th Sep 2022

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Join our storyteller and listen as they share tales of Billy, the Sailor King – Britain’s only monarch who served in the Royal Navy.   ... 

Corgis Aboard!

23rd Jul 2022 - 4th Sep 2022

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Join a storytelling special on the Royal Yacht featuring a rather mischievous corgi!   Storytelling is a fun way to discover more about... 

Super Summer Holiday Fun!

25th Jul 2022 - 1st Sep 2022

Army Flying Museum

Visit the Army Flying Museum for 'Weather' and 'Work Out' themed craft activities this summer holidays every weekday from 10.30 -13.30. Make a... 

Pond Dipping

28th Jul 2022 - 30th Aug 2022

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Thursday 28 July Tuesdays: 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 August Saturdays: 6, 13 & 20 August 2022   Sessions between 1pm - 4pm ... 

Staunton Farm Rangers

3rd Aug 2022 - 31st Aug 2022

Staunton Farm

Get the kids involved in farm life this summer with Staunton Farm Rangers! Staunton Farm is running two events, for Mini Rangers (children aged... 

Garden Beasts and Where to Find Them

4th Aug 2022 - 25th Aug 2022

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Come along to Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and explore outdoors with the Education team. What minibeasts can you find? Session 1 hour. Suitable... 

August Family Tours at Winchester Cathedral

4th Aug 2022 - 31st Aug 2022

Winchester Cathedral

Join the Winchester Cathedral Learning Team for a tailored tour of Winchester Cathedral especially for children and families. This August... 

Summer Daze

5th Aug 2022 - 31st Aug 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

West End performers will bring an uplifting ensemble of melodies to the grounds of Gilbert White’s House & Gardens, on Friday July 8,... 

Day Out With Thomas

6th Aug 2022 - 14th Aug 2022

The 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... 

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... 

Penguin Week at Birdworld

6th Aug 2022 - 12th Aug 2022

Birdworld

Join us for Penguin week, not only can you visit the African and Humboldt penguins here at Birdworld you can learn about penguins from around... 

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... 

The big drop: Make your own parachute day

8th Aug 2022 - 8th Aug 2022

The D-Day Story

Did you know that parachutists were an important part of D-Day? 'Drop' in to this family friendly craft activity and make and design your own... 

Legendary Joust at Carisbrooke Castle

9th Aug 2022 - 11th Aug 2022

Carisbrooke Castle

Experience the exhilarating spectacle of speed and skill as four legendary knights compete for honour and glory in the Grand Medieval... 

River Dipping

9th Aug 2022 - 9th Aug 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

A guided visit to Oakhanger Stream to discover the creatures which live in the river. Please wear wellies and dress for the weather.... 

Much Ado About Murder at Staunton Country Park

9th Aug 2022 - 9th Aug 2022

Staunton Farm

Don your detective cap and join Heartbreak Productions for some super silliness this summer. Running time: 2 Hours | Age: 10+ Don your... 

Wild Wednesdays – Meadow Minibeasts

10th Aug 2022 - 10th Aug 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Discover the wonderful world of minibeasts that inhabit the park - Meadow Minibeasts For accompanied children aged 3+ Booking essential... 

Make & Take

10th Aug 2022 - 10th Aug 2022

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Drop-in to our Make and Take session, our summer holiday crafting activity. *All sessions are free with admission tickets ( purchased... 

Story Walk – Tawny Owl’s Birthday

10th Aug 2022 - 10th Aug 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

A guided journey with activities that uses the senses and imagination. For accompanied children aged 5 + Booking essential... 

Modern Dip Pen Calligraphy Workshop

11th Aug 2022 - 11th Aug 2022

Chawton House

Join Jodie Rose Calligraphy for an introduction to pointed pen modern calligraphy. On arrival, you will be given your calligraphy kit,... 

Bennetts British Superbike Championship

12th Aug 2022 - 14th Aug 2022

Thruxton Motorsport Centre

The Bennetts British Superbike Championship returns to Thruxton Circuit for an unmissable three days of action-packed bike racing. The... 

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... 

Garden Cocktails at Chawton House

12th Aug 2022 - 12th Aug 2022

Chawton House

Enjoy the stunning summer gardens this August with Garden Cocktails. Pick up your choice of either a cocktail or mocktail and your snacks... 

Owl Week at Birdworld

13th Aug 2022 - 19th Aug 2022

Birdworld

Join us for Owl week where we celebrate one of the UK’s favourite birds and your favourite storybook characters. What's on? Learn... 

The big drop: Make your own parachute day

13th Aug 2022 - 13th Aug 2022

The D-Day Story

Did you know that parachutists were an important part of D-Day? 'Drop' in to this family friendly craft activity and make and design your own... 

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... 

Open-Air Theatre in the Gardens: Pride & Prejudice

14th Aug 2022 - 14th Aug 2022

Exbury Gardens

The beautiful grounds of Exbury Gardens provide the perfect backdrop for an evening of open-air theatre. Take a step back in time as we... 

Legendary Joust at Carisbrooke Castle

16th Aug 2022 - 18th Aug 2022

Carisbrooke Castle

Experience the exhilarating spectacle of speed and skill as four legendary knights compete for honour and glory in the Grand Medieval... 

Meet the Jester

17th Aug 2022 - 19th Aug 2022

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Japes with Devilstick Peat!   It's all fun and games at the Mary Rose Museum with our Jester Devilstick Peat! A magician, juggler... 

Wild Wednesdays – Beautiful Butterflies

17th Aug 2022 - 17th Aug 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Discover the wonderful world of minibeasts that inhabit the park - Beautiful Butterflies For accompanied children aged 3+ Booking essential... 

Adult Weaving Workshop

18th Aug 2022 - 18th Aug 2022

Whitchurch Silk Mill

If you've been inspired by a visit to the Mill, or are looking to take up a new hobby, then now is the best time to try weaving. Have a... 

Family Nature Weaving

18th Aug 2022 - 18th Aug 2022

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Join textile artist, Rezia Wahid MBE, for a fun, nature weaving workshop in the beautiful grounds of Whitchurch Silk Mill. This Summer... 

Moth Nights

18th Aug 2022 - 18th 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... 

21st Century Elton and Queen tribute night – live in the gardens

19th Aug 2022 - 20th Aug 2022

Exbury Gardens

Join us for the concert of a lifetime, with music from some of the UK’s finest tribute acts, 21 st Century Queen and 21 st Century... 

Garden Cocktails at Chawton House

19th Aug 2022 - 19th Aug 2022

Chawton House

Enjoy the stunning summer gardens this August with Garden Cocktails. Pick up your choice of either a cocktail or mocktail and your snacks... 

Performance and Book Launch

20th Aug 2022 - 20th Aug 2022

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Outdoor performance based on the Dancing in the Womb weaving series by Rezia Wahid, including dance, music, readings, and... 

Manor Farm Victorian Week

20th Aug 2022 - 28th Aug 2022

Manor Farm

Step back in time for our Victorian Week and experience life as a Victorian child. Roll up your sleeves and help with the domestic chores... 

Parrot Pandemonium Week at Birdworld

20th Aug 2022 - 29th Aug 2022

Birdworld

Celebrate the colourful world of parrots. What's on? Parrot talks Noisy music activities! Birdworld Birdworld is home to over... 

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... 

ABBA tribute night – live in the gardens

20th Aug 2022 - 20th Aug 2022

Exbury Gardens

Join us for what promises to be one of the most sought after events of the summer, with music from one of the UK’s finests ABBA... 

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... 

Modern Dip Pen Calligraphy Workshop

21st Aug 2022 - 21st Aug 2022

Chawton House

Join Jodie Rose Calligraphy for an introduction to pointed pen modern calligraphy. On arrival, you will be given your calligraphy kit,... 

Cinderella – Outdoor Theatre at Winchester Cathedral

21st Aug 2022 - 21st Aug 2022

Winchester Cathedral

Cinderella by Chapterhouse Theatre Company Join family and friends for what promises to be the most splendid evening of the summer as you... 

Make & Take

23rd Aug 2022 - 23rd Aug 2022

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Drop-in to our Make and Take session, our summer holiday crafting activity. *All sessions are free with admission tickets ( purchased... 

Exhibition: Drawn From Nature: Gilbert White and the Artists

23rd Aug 2022 - 11th Dec 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Gilbert White’s House and Gardens are delighted to be showcasing ‘ Drawn From Nature: Gilbert White and the Artists ‘ a display of art... 

Nature Explorer Days

23rd Aug 2022 - 24th Aug 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

A day of activities for 7 –12-year-olds  exploring nature in the grounds of our museum through a variety of activities including  ... 

Wild Wednesdays – Meadow Minibeasts

24th Aug 2022 - 24th Aug 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Discover the wonderful world of minibeasts that inhabit the park - Meadow Minibeasts For accompanied children aged 3+ Booking essential... 

Natural Art

25th Aug 2022 - 24th Aug 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

An art session at the Field Studies Centre creating  artwork  inspired by nature and using natural materials, including clay work.... 

Riverside Stories

25th Aug 2022 - 25th Aug 2022

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Join Scratchbuilt Productions with their Shed of Stories at the Mill for the day! Lots of fun... 

Garden Cocktails at Chawton House

26th Aug 2022 - 26th Aug 2022

Chawton House

Enjoy the stunning summer gardens this August with Garden Cocktails. Pick up your choice of either a cocktail or mocktail and your snacks... 

Jazz on the Lawn

26th Aug 2022 - 26th Aug 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Join us for an evening of lively jazz out on the lawn with the fabulous musicians of The Grand Central Trio. Enjoy the music, soak up the... 

50s & 60s Weekend

27th Aug 2022 - 29th Aug 2022

The 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 –... 

Introduction to Watercolours Workshop

27th Aug 2022 - 27th Aug 2022

Chawton House

Join Julia Morgan for an Introduction to Watercolours Workshop in the stunning Walled Garden at Chawton House.    During the... 

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,... 

Tortoise Day

29th Aug 2022 - 29th Aug 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Come and meet ‘Timothy’ Gilbert White's pet tortoise, discover his story and mould your own shell! Tortoise Day Schedule: ... 

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... 

Outdoor Cinema: Mamma Mia 2! Here We Go Again!

29th Aug 2022 - 29th Aug 2022

Chawton House

Join us for an evening of summer fun on the South Lawn, with a screening of the 2018 box office hit Mamma Mia 2! Here We Go Again! ... 

Outdoor Play Week at Birdworld

30th Aug 2022 - 2nd Sep 2022

Birdworld

What's on? This is the last week of the school holidays and we invite you to Birdworld to play, run, and jump around and enjoy being outside... 

Snow Widows with Katherine MacInnes

1st Sep 2022 - 1st Sep 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Based on Katherine MacInnes 2022 book Snow Widows which tells the story of the women the Terra Nova expedition left behind. MacInnes will join... 

Outdoor Theatre: Chapterhouse Theatre Company- Pride and Prejudice

2nd Sep 2022 - 2nd Sep 2022

Chawton House

Take a step back in time as we meet Elizabeth Bennett and her sisters. Whilst their interfering mother engineer’s various courtships,... 

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... 

Whitchurch Silk Mill Food Festival

10th Sep 2022 - 10th Sep 2022

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Set in the grounds of the Mill on the banks of the River Test, the popular Food Festival is back for a second year! Find a selection of food... 

Open Weekend

10th Sep 2022 - 11th Sep 2022

The Watercress Line

The Watercress Line opens its stations! A fantastic opportunity for visitors to go behind the scenes at the railways engineering hub at... 

Art in the Garden

10th Sep 2022 - 15th Jan 2023

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Sculpture Exhibition Saturday 10 September – Sunday 15 January 2023 Stunning sculptures are attractively presented in the beautiful... 

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... 

Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

10th Sep 2022 - 11th Sep 2022

Theatre Royal Winchester

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... 

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... 

Mum’s the Word

14th Sep 2022 - 14th Sep 2022

New Theatre Royal

The Mother of all Shows. The stuff nobody tells you about parenthood…until it’s too late. Whether it’s leaving the house without your... 

Heritage Open Day

15th Sep 2022 - 15th Sep 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Explore the home and gardens of one of Britain’s most innovative naturalists Gilbert White. Learn about the father of ecology whilst enjoying... 

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... 

Science Starz

17th Sep 2022 - 13th Nov 2022

Winchester Science Centre

In 2022 we’re celebrating 20 years of wow moments at the Science Centre. This Autumn, it's your final chance to take a trip down memory lane... 

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... 

Modern Dip Pen Calligraphy Workshop

18th Sep 2022 - 18th Sep 2022

Chawton House

Join Jodie Rose Calligraphy for an introduction to pointed pen modern calligraphy. On arrival, you will be given your calligraphy kit,... 

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... 

Woven Nature Workshop

21st Sep 2022 - 21st Sep 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

A day discovering traditional skills blended with colourful design to create a landscape inspired by Gilbert White’s garden. This all-day... 

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... 

Modern Dip Pen Calligraphy Workshop

29th Sep 2022 - 29th Sep 2022

Chawton House

Join Jodie Rose Calligraphy for an introduction to pointed pen modern calligraphy. On arrival, you will be given your calligraphy kit,... 

Stumpwork poppy brooch embroidery day class

30th Sep 2022 - 16th Aug 2022

The D-Day Story

Royal School of Needlework tutor, Anita Harrison, will be teaching this stunning Stumpwork poppy brooch at The D-Day Story on Friday 30... 

Pumpkin Spotter Challenge

1st Oct 2022 - 31st Oct 2022

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Saturday 1 October – Monday 31 October 2022 Autumn fun in the Gardens. The popular Pumpkin Spotter Challenge returns again this year at Sir... 

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. ... 

Modern Dip Pen Calligraphy Workshop

6th Oct 2022 - 6th Oct 2022

Chawton House

Join Jodie Rose Calligraphy for an introduction to pointed pen modern calligraphy. On arrival, you will be given your calligraphy kit,... 

Flo & Joan: Sweet Release

6th Oct 2022 - 6th Oct 2022

New Theatre Royal

Multi-award winning musical comedy duo (and sisters)  Flo & Joan  are climbing out of their pits, armed with a piano and percussion... 

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... 

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

11th Oct 2022 - 12th Oct 2022

Theatre Royal Winchester

Peppa Pig is excited to be going on a special day out with George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig - it’s going to be her best day ever! Get ready... 

Modern Dip Pen Calligraphy Workshop

15th Oct 2022 - 15th Oct 2022

Chawton House

Join Jodie Rose Calligraphy for an introduction to pointed pen modern calligraphy. On arrival, you will be given your calligraphy kit,... 

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,... 

Spontaneous Potter Kidz

22nd Oct 2022 - 22nd Oct 2022

Theatre Royal Winchester

The Unofficial Improvised Parody Grab your wands, don your house robes, and apparate yourselves to the box office! A very magical improv... 

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... 

Wizard Week

24th Oct 2022 - 30th Oct 2022

The Watercress Line

The Watercress Line transforms into a place of magic and mischief for Halloween! We have lots of spooky activities to keep the kids... 

The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland

24th Oct 2022 - 26th Oct 2022

Theatre Royal Winchester

A new adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic story. What if a stranger entered your world and caused nothing but chaos? In a land where... 

The Amazing Bubble Man

30th Oct 2022 - 30th Oct 2022

Theatre Royal Winchester

Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences around the world for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles. He is a favourite... 

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... 

Gary Barlow: A Different Stage

8th Nov 2022 - 11th Nov 2022

New Theatre Royal

Six-time Ivor Novello Award-Winner  Gary Barlow  brings his solo show  A Different Stage  to Portsmouth for a strictly limited run. ... 

Dinosaur World Live!

12th Nov 2022 - 13th Nov 2022

New Theatre Royal

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of  Dinosaur World Live  in this  roarsome  interactive show for all the family. Grab your... 

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... 

Swan Lake

19th Nov 2022 - 19th Nov 2022

New Theatre Royal

The Classical Ballet and Opera House  Presents Swan Lake – a timeless ballet with exquisite dancing Music by Pyotr I.  ... 

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... 

‘Star of Wonder’ – Sound and light show by Luxmuralis

13th Dec 2022 - 18th Dec 2022

Winchester Cathedral

Tuesday 13th - Sunday 18th December. The award winning artistic collaboration known as ‘Luxmuralis’ are back with a spectacular Christmas... 

Motionhouse: Starchitects

25th Feb 2023 - 25th Feb 2023

New Theatre Royal

Starchitects Their incredible mission to reach the moon! Five children dream of reaching the moon from their bedroom…join the... 

Macbeth

28th Feb 2023 - 2nd Mar 2023

New Theatre Royal

A full-cast production set in the murky Dark Ages where love, politics and witchcraft collide. A warworn Macbeth is told by three sisters... 

Axel Blake: In Style

30th Mar 2023 - 30th Mar 2023

New Theatre Royal

Britain’s Got Talent 2022 winner Axel Blake is heading out on the road with his new show ‘In Style’. From the wilds of Dunstable,... 

Paul Young: Behind the Lens

21st May 2023 - 5th May 2023

New Theatre Royal

He’s been a major star for four decades. Paul Young broke into the big time 40 years ago when No Parlez went to number one and spawned iconic... 


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.