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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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... 

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. ... 

Christmas Market

25th Nov 2021 - 31st Mar 2022

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Enjoy the run up to Christmas with a delightful, festive shopping experience at the Hawk Conservancy Trust. Discover beautiful gifts for your... 

Nature I Spy

11th Jan 2022 - 31st Mar 2022

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Explore the outdoors at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, what can you spot? A welly boot stomp as you spot signs of winter and early spring,... 

Home Education Sessions 2022

12th Jan 2022 - 9th Feb 2022

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Fun and learning for home educated children at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens   Sessions from 11am or 1pm 12  Jan  – Come... 

Winter Woodland Lights

14th Jan 2022 - 30th Jan 2022

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Start 2022 with a sparkle at the Hawk Conservancy Trust, when it will become even more magical with beautiful illuminations and a live owl... 

Picking up the Thread Exhibition

15th Jan 2022 - 27th Mar 2022

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Basingstoke Creative Stitchers are back at the Mill. Formerly Basingstoke Embroiderers’ Guild, Basingstoke Creative Stitchers was born... 

Science Chefs

22nd Jan 2022 - 13th Mar 2022

Winchester Science Centre

Thrusters on – it's time to go back to 2002 as Winchester Science Centre celebrates 20 years of its most amazing wow moments. But don’t... 

Botanical Women Tour & Afternoon Tea

26th Jan 2022 - 27th Jan 2022

Chawton House

Join us for a Curator’s Tour of Botanical Women before enjoying a delicious Afternoon Tea in the historic Great Hall at Chawton... 

The Antarctic Peninsula: A geo-bio travelogue of Graham Land

27th Jan 2022 - 27th Jan 2022

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

The Antarctic Peninsula: A geo-bio travelogue of Graham Land The geology of Graham Land, the northern part of the Antarctic Peninsula, is... 

Talk – The Ship Titanic by Dr Cheryl Butler

27th Jan 2022 - 27th Jan 2022

Eling Tide Mill Experience

Many of the films and books written about the Titanic focus on the stories of the passengers, as the greatest maritime disaster in the port of... 

Winter Lights at Whitchurch Silk Mill

28th Jan 2022 - 6th Feb 2022

Whitchurch Silk Mill

After the success of the Mill's Winter Lights show in 2020, the Mill is being brought back to light in new and exciting ways! The Team from... 

Winter Lights Launch

28th Jan 2022 - 28th Jan 2022

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Launching the 2022 Winter Lights at Whitchurch Silk Mill with even more excitement thanks to additional entertainment from Glow performer... 

Botanical Supper

28th Jan 2022 - 28th Jan 2022

Chawton House

Join exhibition Curator Katie Childs for a special evening tour of 'Botanical Women' before sitting down for a Botanical Supper, with a... 

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

31st Jan 2022 - 28th Jan 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... 

Chinese New Year Celebrations

1st Feb 2022 - 1st Feb 2022

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Deep-rooted in Chinese tradition, the story of silk has come a long way since the mythical unravelling of a cocoon in the bottom of an... 

Story Time in the Woods (National Storytelling Week)

1st Feb 2022 - 1st Feb 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

To celebrate national storytelling week and the Chinese New Year of the Tiger, join us for a story, activities and fun in the woods. For... 

Winter Lights Sensory Day & Quiet Evening

2nd Feb 2022 - 2nd Feb 2022

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Working in partnership with local company Sensory Toys, we are excited to launch our first sensory day at the Mill. Sensory Toys will be... 

Walk and Talk – Itchen Valley Country Park

3rd Feb 2022 - 3rd Feb 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Fortnightly walks in the Country Park to explore the changing seasons and meet new people. Join us for a stroll and chat ending at the cafe... 

Flo and Joan – Sweet Release

5th Feb 2022 - 3rd Feb 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... 

Nest Box Workshop

5th Feb 2022 - 5th Feb 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Why not help your garden birds by providing a nest box for them made by your family. We will be using screwdrivers to construct the boxes. ... 

Whose Beak Trail

5th Feb 2022 - 13th Feb 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Have you noticed how different birds often have different shaped beaks? Well that is to do with the food they eat - a Robin's beak will be a... 

National Gardens Scheme Snowdrop Sunday

6th Feb 2022 - 6th Feb 2022

Chawton House

Come and explore the Gardens at Chawton House on this special Snowdrop Sunday and spot the hundreds of snowdrops that will carpet the... 

Snowdrop Sundays

13th Feb 2022 - 20th Feb 2022

Chawton House

Come and enjoy Chawton House’s Gardens this February as they are carpeted with hundreds of snowdrops. A symbol of hope, snowdrops... 

Walk and Talk – Itchen Valley Country Park

17th Feb 2022 - 17th Feb 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Fortnightly walks in the Country Park to explore the changing seasons and meet new people. Join us for a stroll and chat ending at the cafe... 

Half Term Explorer Quest at Osborne

19th Feb 2022 - 27th Feb 2022

Osborne

Get fit for history this half term with English Heritage's outdoor explorer quest at Osborne. Track down the fun-filled challenges around... 

Half Term Explorer Quest at Carisbrooke Castle

19th Feb 2022 - 27th Feb 2022

Carisbrooke Castle

Get fit for history this half term with English Heritage's outdoor explorer quest at Carisbrooke Castle. Track down the fun-filled... 

Play Days – Games at the Museum

19th Feb 2022 - 27th Feb 2022

Milestones Living History Museum

From the fairground to the penny arcade and hopscotch to skittles, visit Milestones for fun and games at the museum! Play your day away at... 

Camouflage Crafts for February Half Term!

21st Feb 2022 - 25th Feb 2022

Army Flying Museum

Enjoy ‘Camouflage Crafts’ this February Half Term and try your hand at marbling to create a camouflaged aeroplane or soldier. There will... 

REME Aviation – Auster to Apache – PART 2 – REME Aviation People

21st Feb 2022 - 21st Feb 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... 

Story Walk – Tawny Owl’s Birthday Party

24th Feb 2022 - 24th Feb 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Come and join us for some imaginary fun! The walk will be ½ mile with activities on route. For accompanied 5-8 year olds. Wellingtons... 

Family Bushcraft: Pancake Cooking Around the Fire

25th Feb 2022 - 25th Feb 2022

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Come to Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and cook your own tasty treats around the campfire. Suitable for accompanied children aged 4-12 years ... 

Story Time in the Woods (World Book Day)

3rd Mar 2022 - 3rd Mar 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

To celebrate World Book Day join us for a story, activities and fun in the woods. For accompanied 2-5 years. Come dressed as a pirate (with... 

Walk and Talk – Itchen Valley Country Park

10th Mar 2022 - 10th Mar 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Fortnightly walks in the Country Park to explore the changing seasons and meet new people. Join us for a stroll and chat ending at the cafe... 

Willow Obelisks

18th Mar 2022 - 18th Mar 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Create a large rustic plant support for your garden. You will learn pairing weave then combine spiral or harlequin patterns to make your own... 

Walk and Talk – Itchen Valley Country Park

24th Mar 2022 - 24th Mar 2022

Itchen Valley Country Park

Fortnightly walks in the Country Park to explore the changing seasons and meet new people. Join us for a stroll and chat ending at the cafe... 

Mother’s Day Paddle with New Forest Activities

27th Mar 2022 - 27th Mar 2022

New Forest Activities

Treat Mum to an adventure in the great outdoors this Mother’s Day ; a wonderful paddle on the Beaulieu River with New Forest Activities.... 

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... 

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... 

Simply Aston Martin

3rd Apr 2022 - 3rd Apr 2022

Beaulieu

All Aston Martin owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 3rd April and park up within the museum complex for what promises to... 

Canoe Easter Egg Hunt with New Forest Activities

8th Apr 2022 - 18th Apr 2022

New Forest Activities

Looking for Easter Activities for the whole family? Enjoy a fun-filled guided paddle with New Forest Activities, along the Beaulieu River in... 

Aida – Russian State Opera

8th Apr 2022 - 8th Apr 2022

New Theatre Royal

Russian State Opera return to New Theatre Royal Portsmouth with the timeless and emotional opera, Aida – a gripping love story that will keep... 

Family Archaeology (Romans)

9th Apr 2022 - 9th Apr 2022

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Saturday 9 April 10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 4pm Go to Sir Harold Hillier Gardens at the purpose-built trench in the woods to get... 

Titanic 110 at SeaCity Museum in partnership with The BRICK People

10th Apr 2022 - 10th Apr 2022

SeaCity Museum

Join us 110 years after Titanic set sail from Southampton to remember the stories and lives of those who sailed upon her. You can join a... 

Simply Audi

10th Apr 2022 - 10th Apr 2022

Beaulieu

  All Audi owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 10 April and park up in the National Motor Museum grounds, for a... 

Pond Dipping

12th Apr 2022 - 21st Apr 2022

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Tuesday 12, Thursday 14, Saturday 16, Tuesday 19, and Thursday 21 April 2022 1pm - 4pm Use nets to explore the Education Garden ponds... 

The Wizard of Oz

14th Apr 2022 - 14th Apr 2022

New Theatre Royal

Join Dorothy on a magical adventure to the Land of Oz. Along the way she makes new friends with the Scarecrow who longs for a brain, the... 

Family Bushcraft: Natural Crafts

23rd Apr 2022 - 23rd Apr 2022

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Saturday 23 April 10am-12noon and 1pm-3pm Join us in the woods and be creative with nature! Use a variety of techniques and natural... 

Simply Italian

24th Apr 2022 - 24th Apr 2022

Beaulieu

  All Italian car owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 24th April and park up within the museum complex for what... 

BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair

29th Apr 2022 - 1st May 2022

Beaulieu

  BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair will be taking place in the stunning grounds of Beaulieu from Friday 29 April to Sunday 1 May.... 

Spring Autojumble

14th May 2022 - 15th May 2022

Beaulieu

  The Spring Autojumble is back for 2022! Spring Autojumble is the one-stop-shop for all your classic motoring needs. Whether you... 

Land Rover Rummage

15th May 2022 - 15th May 2022

Beaulieu

  A trading corner of Spring Autojumble, Land Rover Rummage is dedicated to enthusiasts and owners of the iconic British 4X4. ... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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. ... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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,... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 


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.