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.

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Beaulieu River Tours with New Forest Activities

1st Apr 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

New Forest Activities

Beaulieu River Tours with New Forest Activities are great for those looking for a good amount of time out on the water. You can choose... 

Woodland Adventure Day with New Forest Activities

10th Apr 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

New Forest Activities

A fantastic day of activities for all on a Woodland Adventure Day with New Forest Activities. During the morning you’ll get chance to... 

Join the Crew of the Mary Rose

6th Aug 2021 - 31st Dec 2021

The Mary Rose

Explore the Mary Rose with our exciting new museum trail! Follow the museum route through the decks of the Mary Rose. Look out for trail... 

An Evening Of Tina

20th Aug 2021 - 31st Dec 2021

The Ageas Bowl

Following 2019's sell-out A n Evening Of Queen , this summer The Ageas Bowl will welcome back the stars  from London’s West... 

Acoustic Explorers

25th Sep 2021 - 21st Nov 2021

Winchester Science Centre

Sound can be epic. The explosive eruption of Krakatoa in 1883 could be heard over 3,000 miles away. The Saturn V Rocket was recorded to produce... 

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... 

Autumn Days & Evenings

16th Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

Robin Hill

Experience Robin Hill during both the daytime and evenings this October half term! From  16th – 31st October , the park’s 88 acres... 

Frights & Sprites

18th Oct 2021 - 29th Oct 2021

Blackgang Chine

Spooky family-friendly festivities are returning to Blackgang Chine on the Isle of Wight this October half term! Lady Edwina and Franklin... 

Gothic Tour of Chawton House

18th Oct 2021 - 18th Oct 2021

Chawton House

6.00pm arrival. Tour begins at 6.30pm. Take a drink with the ghosts in the Great Hall before exploring Chawton House after dark on one of... 

Women in Army Aviation

18th Oct 2021 - 18th Oct 2021

Army Flying Museum

Find out more about the careers of these inspiring women in the Army Flying Museum's talk, ‘Women in Army Aviation’. Lieutenant Colonel... 

Online Talk: Dr Sam George, Dark Folklore: A Journey into the Botanical Gothic

19th Oct 2021 - 19th Oct 2021

Chawton House

Join Dr Sam George as she explores a new darker, shadowy world of plants, found at the intersection between folklore and the gothic.... 

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

21st Oct 2021 - 22nd Oct 2021

New Theatre Royal

Doctor Henry Jekyll is a good man. Successful within his field and respected by his peers, he’s close to a neurological discovery that will... 

Walk and Talk 21st October

21st Oct 2021 - 21st Oct 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Fortnightly guided walks in the country park to explore the changing seasons and meet new people running from 11am to 12 noon Join us for a... 

Gothic Supper and Ghostly Tales

22nd Oct 2021 - 22nd Oct 2021

Chawton House

Enjoy a sitting at either 6pm-8pm or 7.30pm-9.30pm. Book onto one of two exclusive sittings for an evening of private dining at Chawton... 

Terror Island

22nd Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

Blackgang Chine

There is no escape from the south coast’s newest, award-winning scare attraction! The Island’s largest scare event, with three epic... 

October Half Term at the Tower

23rd Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

Spinnaker Tower

Head to the top of the Tower for a spooky sky-high game of i-spy. There’s always so much to discover in the view, but this half term watch... 

Halloween Pumpkin Shooting with New Forest Activities

23rd Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

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,... 

Half Term: Gothic Garden Trail

23rd Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

Chawton House

Throughout October Half Term (23 Oct to 31 Oct), 10am-4.30pm (last admission is at 4pm) Bring your little witches and warlocks to fly... 

It’s Frightfully Fun at the Farm

23rd Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

Longdown Activity Farm

It’ll Be a Frightfully Fun Time at Longdown Activity Farm on the Run-Up to Hallowe’en. Enter the Haunted Barn at your peril from ... 

Halloween Trail

23rd Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Feeling brave? Take part in our Halloween Trail through the woods. Get all the ghoulish answers right to earn your prize! No need to... 

Canoe Halloween Candy Hunt with New Forest Activities

23rd Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

New Forest Activities

Treat (not trick) your little monsters to some scarily good fun on the Beaulieu River this Halloween. We’ll head out in our stable... 

Spooky Halloween River Tour with New Forest Activities

23rd Oct 2021 - 2nd Nov 2021

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... 

Guided Virtual Tour

23rd Oct 2021 - 23rd Oct 2021

Jane Austen’s House

Visit Jane Austen's House from the comfort of your own home! In this exclusive online event, take a virtual walk around Jane Austen's home... 

Gruesome Garden Trail

25th Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

Exbury Gardens

GRUESOME GARDEN TRAIL Our Rock Garden has turned into a spooky graveyard this half term, with monsters emerging from the ground... Do you... 

Things to Make and Do at The Mary Rose

25th Oct 2021 - 29th Oct 2021

The Mary Rose

Kids not keen on all things creepy this Halloween? Get creative at the Mary Rose museum in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard this October half... 

BRILLIANT BIRDS – October Half Term Activities

25th Oct 2021 - 29th Oct 2021

Army Flying Museum

It’s all about birds at the Army Flying Museum this October Half Term. Visit to enjoy ‘Brilliant Birds’ craft activities, and for the... 

Spooky half term fun at Fort Nelson

25th Oct 2021 - 29th Oct 2021

Royal Armouries Fort Nelson

A Victorian storyteller will entertain families with eerie ghost stories at Fort Nelson this half term – the perfect spooky day out for all... 

Halloween Ghost Train

25th Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

Exbury Gardens

HALLOWEEN GHOST TRAIN Fundraising event to help us maintain and develop the gardens   Ride Exbury's haunted ghost train this October... 

Make Your Own Spooky Garden

25th Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

Exbury Gardens

MAKE YOUR OWN SPOOKY GARDEN With supervision from one of the Exbury team, you can create your own miniature spooky garden in a cauldron to... 

Pumpkin Carving

25th Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

Exbury Gardens

PUMPKIN CARVING Carve Halloween pumpkins here at Exbury Gardens during October half term. Our staff will help and guide you and your family... 

Fungi Foray

25th Oct 2021 - 25th Oct 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Come along and join an expert on a guided walk to discover which fungi is growing in the park. It starts at 11am and the distance walked will... 

Story Walk – Sandy Squirrel’s Autumn Adventure

25th Oct 2021 - 25th Oct 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

A seasonal walk through the eyes of Sandy Squirrel, with creative fun along the way. Come prepared for mud! Suitable for 5+ years. Book... 

Online Talk: Gothic Contagion: A Roundtable Discussion

25th Oct 2021 - 26th Oct 2021

Chawton House

Foul air, bad books and monsters- explore ideas of contagion in the 18th and 19th centuries through a series of short presentations and a... 

Timothy Tortoise Story Walk

26th Oct 2021 - 26th Oct 2021

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Tuesday 26th October 11am –12 noon and 2-3 pm Timothy was Gilbert White’s much-loved tortoise and Gilbert wrote about Timothy’s... 

The Dong with a Luminous Nose

26th Oct 2021 - 27th Oct 2021

Theatre Royal Winchester

A Cubic Feet and Little Angel Theatre co-production, in association with Monstro Theatre Based on the poem by Edward Lear. Edward is... 

Wilderness Walk in the Moonlight

26th Oct 2021 - 26th Oct 2021

Chawton House

6.00pm arrival. Tour begins at 6.30pm. Join one of our knowledgeable guides on a tour of the grounds and discover more about Chawton... 

Nature Journaling for Beginners

27th Oct 2021 - 27th Oct 2021

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Wednesday October 27th 10 am- 3pm Join author and professional storyteller Dawn Nelson and spend the day in the beautiful gardens at the... 

Creative Writing Workshop at Jane Austen’s House

27th Oct 2021 - 27th Oct 2021

Jane Austen’s House

This lively and interactive workshop will take place at Jane Austen’s House in Chawton, where all of Jane Austen’s novels were written or... 

Creative Writing Workshop at Jane Austen’s House

27th Oct 2021 - 27th Oct 2021

Jane Austen’s House

This lively and interactive workshop will take place at Jane Austen’s House in Chawton, where all of Jane Austen’s novels were written or... 

Gothic Tour of Chawton House

27th Oct 2021 - 27th Oct 2021

Chawton House

  6.00pm arrival. Tour begins at 6.30pm. Take a drink with the ghosts in the Great Hall before exploring Chawton House after dark... 

Spiders!

28th Oct 2021 - 28th Oct 2021

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Thursday 28th October 10.30am -12.00 noon and 1.00-2.30pm Get up close to a spider! We will be using magnifiers and microscopes to take a... 

Stick Man

28th Oct 2021 - 28th Oct 2021

Theatre Royal Winchester

Touching, funny and utterly original, Freckle Productions’ delightful adaptation of  Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s Stick Man  is... 

Wilderness Walks in the Moonlight

28th Oct 2021 - 28th Oct 2021

Chawton House

6.00pm arrival. Tour begins at 6.30pm. Join one of our knowledgeable guides on a tour of the grounds and discover more about Chawton... 

Wizard Weekend

29th Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

Mid Hants Railway ‘Watercress Line’

THE WATERCRESS LINE TRANSFORMS INTO A PLACE OF MAGIC AND MISCHIEF FOR HALLOWEEN! There are lots of spooky activities to keep the kids... 

Owl-O-Ween

29th Oct 2021 - 29th Oct 2021

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Prepare yourself and your little ones for a wickedly spook-tacular family evening this Halloween with the Hawk Conservancy Trust. You can enjoy... 

Gothic Supper and Ghostly Tales

29th Oct 2021 - 29th Oct 2021

Chawton House

Enjoy a sitting at either 6pm-8pm or 7.30pm-9.30pm. Book onto one of two exclusive sittings for an evening of private dining at Chawton... 

Pride and Prejudice Tour

30th Oct 2021 - 30th Oct 2021

Jane Austen’s House

A very special guided tour of Jane Austen’s House. In each room, discover objects, paintings and stories that reveal the themes, characters... 

Iain Stirling: Failing Upwards

31st Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

New Theatre Royal

Do you ever wonder how people manage to be normal? Iain does. So much so he’s written a brand new stand-up show about it. Iain Stirling... 

Halloween Spooktacular

31st Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Listen to a spooky tale by firelight and seek out the ghouls in the deep dark woods! Book a timeslot for the story and go on the night trail... 

Movie in the Barn: Hocus Pocus

31st Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2021

Chawton House

Enjoy one of two screenings at either 6pm-8pm or 9pm-11pm. On the scariest night of the year rediscover the classic Halloween movie... 

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. ... 

Sh!t-faced Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

3rd Nov 2021 - 3rd Nov 2021

New Theatre Royal

Shit-faced Shakespeare is the hilarious combination of an entirely serious adaptation of a Shakespearean classic, with an entirely shit-faced... 

Walk and Talk 4th November

4th Nov 2021 - 4th Nov 2021

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 a chat ending at the cafe... 

Dragons and Mythical Beasts

5th Nov 2021 - 7th Nov 2021

New Theatre Royal

Calling all brave heroes! Enter into a magical world of myths and legends in this fantastical new interactive show for all the family. Unveil... 

POLAR 2021

5th Nov 2021 - 23rd Nov 2021

Robin Hill

The festive story of POLAR continues this winter with selected evenings of magical Christmas delight from 4th – 23rd December. From the... 

Simply Smart

7th Nov 2021 - 7th Nov 2021

Beaulieu

All owners of Smart cars are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 7th November and park up within the museum complex for what... 

Guided Estate Walk

7th Nov 2021 - 7th Nov 2021

Chawton House

Join a knowledgeable guide on a tour of the Chawton House estate, set within a scenic Parkland, almost as rich in history as the House... 

Walk and Talk 18th November

18th Nov 2021 - 18th Nov 2021

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 a chat ending at the cafe... 

Guided Estate Walk

21st Nov 2021 - 21st Nov 2021

Chawton House

Join a knowledgeable guide on a tour of the Chawton House estate, set within a scenic Parkland, almost as rich in history as the House... 

AIRCRAFT ENTHUSIASTS’ FAIR & MODEL SHOW 2021

21st Nov 2021 - 21st Nov 2021

Army Flying Museum

The Aircraft Enthusiasts' Fair and Model Show is back! Enjoy stalls buying, selling, and exchanging aviation and modelling related items... 

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at Mayflower Theatre

23rd Nov 2021 - 27th Nov 2021

Mayflower Theatre

Direct from London, the smash hit production of C.S. Lewis' classic  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe , voted the nations favourite book... 

Christmas Market

25th Nov 2021 - 27th Nov 2021

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... 

Omid Djalili: The Good Times Tour

26th Nov 2021 - 26th Nov 2021

New Theatre Royal

After experimenting with a Zoom gig where he got muted by 639 people and a Drive-in gig where Omid witnessed an audience member get out his... 

Festive Weaving – Willow Stars

26th Nov 2021 - 26th Nov 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Get in the festive mood by learning how to create a natural willow star and decorate wands with foliage. No previous skills necessary,... 

Festive Weaving – Rush Reindeer

26th Nov 2021 - 26th Nov 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

A fun hands on session weaving natural festive decorations. We will create Christmas decorations like a reindeer from the natural material... 

Steam Illuminations

26th Nov 2021 - 2nd Jan 2022

Mid Hants Railway ‘Watercress Line’

IT'S BACK! STEAM ILLUMINATIONS IS EVEN BIGGER THAN BEFORE! Steam Illuminations is a unique Christmas, pixel mappable digital LED train!... 

Science Dino-mite

27th Nov 2021 - 16th Jan 2022

Winchester Science Centre

Enjoy the sights, sounds and science of Christmas past…way past. Dino rangers have sprinkled prehistoric cheer around the Science Centre... 

Festive Fun at Marwell

1st Dec 2021 - 3rd Jan 2022

Marwell Zoo

Wrap up warm and get closer to the wonders of the natural world with a magical visit to Marwell Zoo this winter. Meet hundreds of exotic and... 

Walk and Talk 2nd December

2nd Dec 2021 - 2nd Dec 2021

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 a chat ending at the cafe... 

Enlightened – winter light trail

3rd Dec 2021 - 2nd Jan 2022

Staunton Farm

An enchanting outdoor light trail.   For the first time ever at Staunton Farm, an enchanting outdoor light trail is set to illuminate... 

Owls by Moonlight at Christmas

3rd Dec 2021 - 19th Dec 2021

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Step into the wonderful world of owls with the Hawk Conservancy Trust. Watch these mystical birds twist and turn through the night sky and make... 

Breakfast With Santa

4th Dec 2021 - 24th Dec 2021

Spinnaker Tower

Santa returns to the Spinnaker Tower this Christmas and he’s tucking into breakfast to make sure he’s full of energy for a busy day of... 

Festive Glass Lanterns

4th Dec 2021 - 4th Dec 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Start the festive season by making your own glass lantern decorated with natural foliage to display in your window or in the garden. Spread... 

Aladdin | A Traditional Family Pantomime

4th Dec 2021 - 2nd Jan 2022

Theatre Royal Winchester

Make your wishes come true for Christmas 2021 with our spellbinding production of  Aladdin ! Can our hero find the magic lamp and marry the... 

The Artisan Collective Fair

10th Dec 2021 - 12th Dec 2021

Beaulieu

Join us this December for an unforgettable festive day out that will bring together unique creators, makers, designers and producers featuring... 

Cinderella

10th Dec 2021 - 2nd Jan 2022

Mayflower Theatre

A strictly magical star cast has been announced with  Craig Revel Horwood  as The Wicked Stepmother,  Debbie McGee  as The Fairy Godmother... 

Cinderella – Starring Craig Revel Horwood, Debbie McGee and Sooty!

10th Dec 2021 - 2nd Jan 2022

Mayflower Theatre

A strictly magical star cast has been announced with  Craig Revel Horwood  as The Wicked Stepmother,  Debbie McGee  as The Fairy Godmother... 

Christmas Canoe Paddle with New Forest Activities

11th Dec 2021 - 23rd Dec 2021

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... 

Winter Wreath Workshop

11th Dec 2021 - 11th Dec 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Create your own wreath out of willow and natural foliage collected in the park for that handmade festive look. The adults will be making... 

Cinderella

15th Dec 2021 - 31st Dec 2021

New Theatre Royal

Join New Theatre Royal and Jordan Productions this Christmas for the most magical pantomime of them all – Cinderella! Left at home by the... 

Walk and Talk 16th December

16th Dec 2021 - 16th Dec 2021

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 a chat ending at the cafe... 

Father Christmas Flying Visit

22nd Dec 2021 - 22nd Dec 2021

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Wednesday  22 December, 3 - 5 or 6.30 - 8.30pm Evergreen, the mischievous Elf, is up to his old tricks again! Last year he fell asleep on... 

Walk and Talk 6th January

6th Jan 2022 - 22nd Dec 2021

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 a chat ending at the cafe... 

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

11th Jan 2022 - 16th Jan 2022

Mayflower Theatre

Enter a world of magic and fantasy as  Disney ’s classic movie  Bedknobs and Broomsticks  makes its world premiere as an exciting new... 

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... 

Walk and Talk 20th January

20th Jan 2022 - 20th Jan 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 a chat ending at the cafe... 

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... 

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... 


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.