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 destinations including Southampton, Portsmouth, Winchester, the Isle of Wight and more.

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Biggest Garden Explorer

1st Feb 2024 - 30th Jun 2024

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Self-guided family fun at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens. Spot the biggest and best. Look out for different textures, colours and shapes. What... 

The Art of Buckler’s Hard

16th Mar 2024 - 3rd Nov 2024

Buckler’s Hard

Explore  The Art of Buckler’s Hard , a new exhibition showcasing art from the recent Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year Semi final, as... 

Salisbury Big Band Concert

30th Mar 2024 - 3rd Nov 2024

Army Flying Museum

Join the Celebration: Experience the magic of the Salisbury Big Band live at their upcoming performance at the Army Flying Museum at 7pm on... 

Exhibition: Biophilia

9th Apr 2024 - 23rd Jun 2024

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

The installation of work by local artist Jacqueline Amies has taken inspiration from the writings of Gilbert White (1720- 1793). Over the past... 

London Concertante: Music From The Movies

25th Apr 2024 - 23rd Jun 2024

Winchester Cathedral

Get ready to be whisked away on a journey of iconic scores and soundtracks from some of the greatest movies of all time as acclaimed live... 

Organ Concert : Olivier Latry

27th Apr 2024 - 23rd Jun 2024

Winchester Cathedral

Celebrating the completion of the Cathedral's organ restoration. Join us for an evening of spectacular music on our newly restored organ... 

Fairy and Dragon Trail

18th May 2024 - 30th Jun 2024

Beaulieu

Embark on a journey of wonder as, for the first time, Beaulieu’s Mill Pond Walk becomes home to an all-new Fairy and Dragon willow sculpture... 

D-Day: A Portsmouth Story

24th May 2024 - 1st Sep 2024

Royal Armouries Fort Nelson

A new exhibition will open at Fort Nelson to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day - free admission. The special exhibition, D-Day: A Portsmouth... 

You Are The Sun

25th May 2024 - 1st Sep 2024

Portsmouth Guildhall

£6 for an adult & child ticket. Show times 11am and 12:30pm. Suitable for ages 0-2. You are the Sun is a very first opera for babies... 

D-Day commemoration

25th May 2024 - 30th Jun 2024

Milestones Living History Museum

Discover Hampshire's pivotal role in D-Day with our commemorative display. Uncover the bravery and innovation that shaped history, with rare... 

Fairytales at Furzey

25th May 2024 - 1st Sep 2024

Furzey Gardens

Unlock your imagination with   Fairytales at Furzey  this summer! This major new interactive art trail features 15 five-foot storyboards,... 

Experience the Thrill of Vitality Blast: Hampshire Hawks at Utilita Bowl

30th May 2024 - 19th Jul 2024

Utilita Bowl

Are you ready for an electrifying cricket experience like no other? Look no further than the Hampshire Hawks' explosive matches at Utilita... 

Rose season at Mottisfont

30th May 2024 - 29th Jun 2024

Mottisfont

Mottisfont's walled gardens are home to the extraordinary National Plant Collection of pre-1900 shrub roses, which creates an annual spectacle... 

Summer Exhibition from Cow Print Artists Group

15th Jun 2024 - 14th Jul 2024

Exbury Gardens

Cowprint Artists Group are delighted to deliver their 2024 Summer Exhibition ‘Making an Impression’ at Exbury Gardens in the Five Arrows... 

Sunset Chasers Paddling Tours with New Forest Activities

15th Jun 2024 - 30th Aug 2024

New Forest Activities

Bask in the warmth of a beautiful sunset on the Beaulieu River this summer with New Forest Activities. Chase the warm glow of the sun’s last... 

Cluedo 2: The Next Chapter

19th Jun 2024 - 23rd Jun 2024

Mayflower Theatre

Following the huge success of the smash hit original play and exhausted from standing ovations night after night, Cluedo  – the hilarious... 

The Handlebards Present: The Comedy of Errors

20th Jun 2024 - 22nd Jun 2024

Furzey Gardens

Pedalling from venue to venue with all of their set, props and costumes on the back of their bikes, the HandleBards are a four-strong troupe of... 

Beginner’s Needle Felting Workshop

22nd Jun 2024 - 22nd Jun 2024

Exbury Gardens

Designed for beginners to this wonderful craft, you will spend the day learning how to make a gorgeous needle felted star or heart garland... 

Awesome Archers weekend at the Mary Rose

22nd Jun 2024 - 23rd Jun 2024

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

A thrilling two day event exploring the world of Tudor archery. Live archery demos! Have a go archery! Talks by our experts and costume... 

Bird Bath Mosaic Workshop

22nd Jun 2024 - 22nd Jun 2024

Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Join us for a fun and creative Mosaic Bird Bath Workshop! In this two hour workshop you will learn the art of mosaic as you create a beautiful... 

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

22nd Jun 2024 - 22nd Jun 2024

Staunton Country Park

"There's no place like home!" When Dorothy Gale is carried from her home in Kansas by a cyclone she finds herself in the magical land of... 

Simply Jaguar

23rd Jun 2024 - 23rd Jun 2024

Beaulieu

All Jaguar owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu and park up in the National Motor Museum grounds on Sunday 23rd June for a superb day that... 

Magic, Myths and Mystery

23rd Jun 2024 - 23rd Jun 2024

The Brickworks Museum

New event at The Brickworks Museum – discover mid-summer magic, myths and mysteries in our historic, atmospheric buildings. Polly... 

An Officer and a Gentleman

25th Jun 2024 - 29th Jun 2024

Mayflower Theatre

Prepare to be swept off your feet with An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical , based on the award-winning 80s movie. This timeless story of... 

Hand-quilted Hexi Coasters Workshop

25th Jun 2024 - 25th Jun 2024

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Sew your own hexi coasters and then hand-quilt them as much or as little as you want. It’s simple sewing so as long as you can thread a... 

Regency Garden Tour

25th Jun 2024 - 25th Jun 2024

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Join our Georgian Gardener for a tour of Gilbert White’s 18 th  Century garden, learn what plants and methods were popular in the late 18 th... 

Regency House Tour

25th Jun 2024 - 25th Jun 2024

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Although Jane Austen and Gilbert White never met, Austen knew Gilbert White’s house and it’s inhabitants during the regency era. White and... 

Academy of St Martin in the Fields

25th Jun 2024 - 25th Jun 2024

Winchester Cathedral

Violin soloist and director, Tomo Keller. Mozart, Beethoven, Vaughan Williams and Wallen in the stunning setting of Winchester Cathedral. ... 

Evening View: Jane Austen’s House

28th Jun 2024 - 28th Jun 2024

Jane Austen’s House

An exclusive opportunity to visit Jane Austen’s House on a summer’s evening. As twilight falls, explore the House by atmospheric... 

Ladies Only Paddles with New Forest Activities

28th Jun 2024 - 30th Aug 2024

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,... 

Lino Printing Workshop

29th Jun 2024 - 29th Jun 2024

Exbury Gardens

Learn how to design a lino block using sketches or ideas, to carve and mark make, and print lino prints with printmakers Aylsa Williams and... 

Armed Forces Weekend

29th Jun 2024 - 30th Jun 2024

Milestones Living History Museum

Join us as we commemorate Armed Forces Day with a weekend for the whole family at Milestones Museum. On 29 June, 48 military vehicles will... 

The Watercress Belle Fine Dining Experience

29th Jun 2024 - 29th Jun 2024

The Watercress Line

Enjoy a delicious, contemporary 3 course meal and fine wines while savouring the opulent comfort in  1st Class carriages  of this beautifully... 

Nadiya & Kai: Behind The Magic

30th Jun 2024 - 30th Jun 2024

Mayflower Theatre

Following their critically acclaimed debut tour, Nadiya and Kai invite you into their world and go behind the scenes to witness how the magic... 

National Austin Seven Rally at Beaulieu

30th Jun 2024 - 30th Jun 2024

Beaulieu

We are delighted to announce the return of the National Austin Seven Rally on Sunday 30th June, with Austin Sevens from across the United... 

The Royal Wessex Fine Dining Sunday Lunch

30th Jun 2024 - 30th Jun 2024

The Watercress Line

We are delighted to announce the arrival of our newest fine dining train, The Royal Wessex. Launching this spring, it will run on Sunday... 

Chawton Guided Village Walk with Jane Austen’s House

30th Jun 2024 - 30th Jun 2024

Jane Austen’s House

This fun, relaxed guided walk will take you back in time, to discover the village Jane Austen knew and loved. Walk in Jane’s footsteps and... 

Dragons and Damsels – Family Trail

1st Jul 2024 - 1st Sep 2024

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Monday 1 July - Sunday 1 September Come and join us at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens for a family self guided trail. Yes, our Gardens are... 

The Magic of Motown

3rd Jul 2024 - 3rd Jul 2024

Mayflower Theatre

Seen by over a million people, now in its 18th year touring the UK. It’s no surprise that this show is one of the biggest success stories... 

Exhibition: WOOD ENGRAVING PRINTS by Kate Dicker and her Master Class.

3rd Jul 2024 - 6th Oct 2024

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

3rd July- 6th October 2024 An insight into the world of engraving on wood. This print medium produces fine and delicate marks which are... 

The Illegal Eagles

4th Jul 2024 - 4th Jul 2024

Mayflower Theatre

Celebrating over 50 years since the formation of the legendary West Coast Country Rock band The Eagles  in 1971,  The Illegal Eagles ... 

War of the Worlds- A Radio Drama

4th Jul 2024 - 6th Jul 2024

Furzey Gardens

SUP Theatre Company presents a new adaptation of the classic science fiction story by H G Wells. It’s the summer of 1969 and in a local... 

Weftival – Whitchurch Silk Mill’s weaving and textile event

5th Jul 2024 - 6th Jul 2024

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Join us at Whitchurch Silk Mill for our second Weftival event, where you can meet a community of textile and weaving professionals and learn... 

Steamship Shieldhall Sunset Music Cruise

5th Jul 2024 - 5th Jul 2024

Steamship Shieldhall

Get your weekend off to a relaxed start with a leisurely cruise on Southampton Water to the Solent, passing lots of marine traffic on our... 

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

6th Jul 2024 - 7th Jul 2024

Mayflower Theatre

Fresh from complete sell out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and around the UK comes this critically acclaimed smash hit parody musical. Starring ... 

Beaulieu Bikers’ Day

6th Jul 2024 - 6th Jul 2024

Beaulieu

A new addition to the 2024 events calendar, the Beaulieu Bikers’ Day on Saturday 6 th  July will be an unmissable day out for motorbike... 

CycleFest at Queen Elizabeth Country Park

6th Jul 2024 - 6th Jul 2024

Queen Elizabeth Country Park

CycleFest is coming to Queen Elizabeth Country Park on Saturday 6 July. There will be coaches on hand to help riders improve their skills,... 

Simply Land Rover

7th Jul 2024 - 7th Jul 2024

Beaulieu

We are pleased to announce the return of Simply Land Rover on Sunday 7th July 2024. All Land Rover owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu... 

Morris Minor Car Club Display

7th Jul 2024 - 7th Jul 2024

Milestones Living History Museum

Rev up your engines and join us for a blast from the past at Milestones Museum in Basingstoke! Mark your calendars for a unique Morris Minor... 

Steamship Shieldhall Hampshire Food Festival Cruise to the Eastern Solent, inclusive of a 2-course Hampshire Fare inspired buffet

7th Jul 2024 - 6th Jul 2024

Steamship Shieldhall

The award-winning Hampshire Food Festival is now in its nineteenth year. Popular with residents and visitors to the county, the month-long... 

Uncanny: I Know What I Saw

8th Jul 2024 - 8th Jul 2024

Mayflower Theatre

Due to phenomenal demand, the sell-out hit show Uncanny : I Know What I Saw with Danny Robins is back in 2024! In 2023 Danny asked the... 

Ale and Ammo

9th Jul 2024 - 9th Jul 2024

The Royal Logistic Corps Museum

Join Museum Director Simon Walmsley for an entertaining talk on the weapons held in the Museum’s collection and enjoy locally brewed... 

Gilbert’s Garden: Herb Garden Day

10th Jul 2024 - 10th Jul 2024

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Wednesday 10th July 10:30-16:00 The herb garden will be looking at its best and members of the garden team will be working maintaining the... 

Dragonflies are Important: Gardeners Can Help!

10th Jul 2024 - 10th Jul 2024

Exbury Gardens

Here be Dragons! We have an extra treat in store during Dragonfly Week (6th - 14th July 2024)  for anyone with an interest in the nature... 

Some Guys Have All The Luck – The Rod Stewart Story

12th Jul 2024 - 12th Jul 2024

Mayflower Theatre

Direct from the West End and endorsed by Rod’s own family, Some Guys Have All The Luck – The Rod Stewart Story  brings to the stage an... 

Diesel Gala

12th Jul 2024 - 14th Jul 2024

The Watercress Line

Enjoy the sights and sounds of a weekend of heritage diesel traction at The Watercress Line (12 – 14 July). The Diesel Gala will see the... 

History of the House Tour

12th Jul 2024 - 12th Jul 2024

Jane Austen’s House

Join Jane Austen’s House for a very special guided tour, exploring the House and discovering its secrets – from Witches’ marks in the... 

Seasonal Spotlight tour – Summer Perennials

12th Jul 2024 - 13th Jul 2024

Exbury Gardens

In June our seasonal spotlight is focussed on our colourful summer perennials. Join one of our knowledgeable garden team on a seasonal... 

Music in the Gardens – Summer Soul Picnic Concert

12th Jul 2024 - 12th Jul 2024

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Friday 12 July 2024, 7.30pm – 10.30pm Held at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens Get onboard the soul train and join us for this spectacular... 

The Rat Pack: Live in Concert

13th Jul 2024 - 13th Jul 2024

Mayflower Theatre

Get ready to swing into the Golden Age of Hollywood and experience the timeless sounds of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr with ... 

Guided House Tour in Regency Dress

13th Jul 2024 - 13th Jul 2024

Jane Austen’s House

Get a head-start on the Dress Up Day festivities at Jane Austen's House by joining this special guided tour in full Regency dress! As part of... 

Fiesta – mini outdoor children’s festival

13th Jul 2024 - 2nd Sep 2024

Winchester Science Centre

Let’s get the summer started with a bang – literally – with Fiesta, an exciting mini children’s festival of curiosity! It’s free with... 

Wallop Wheels & Wings

13th Jul 2024 - 13th Jul 2024

Army Flying Museum

Don’t miss the Army Flying Museum’s biggest fundraising event of the year on Saturday 13 th July! Wallop Wheels & Wings has sold out... 

Dress Up Day!

13th Jul 2024 - 13th Jul 2024

Jane Austen’s House

Join Jane Austen’s House for their popular annual Dress Up Day! On this special Saturday, they’d love you to join them by dressing up in... 

Guided Chawton Village Walk in Costume

13th Jul 2024 - 13th Jul 2024

Jane Austen’s House

This fun, relaxed guided walk will take you back in time, to discover the village Jane Austen knew and loved. Before you begin, they’ll make... 

Talk: Fashion in the 18th Century

13th Jul 2024 - 13th Jul 2024

Jane Austen’s House

Join Jane Austen’s House and fashion historian Elisabeth Gernerd, for a captivating talk in celebration of her new book The Modern Venus:... 

Steamship Shieldhall Steam to the Solent Cruise and see Cruise Ships depart

13th Jul 2024 - 13th Jul 2024

Steamship Shieldhall

Steam down Southampton Water to the Solent, passing cruise ships in berth, and on your return see a number of cruise ships depart - always the... 

Sunset at the Trust

13th Jul 2024 - 13th Jul 2024

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Saturday 1 June, Saturday 13 July, Saturday 27 July, Saturday 10 August. 5:45pm-9:00pm The Hawk Conservancy Trust invites you to a... 

Late View: Pizza and Prosecco

13th Jul 2024 - 13th Jul 2024

Jane Austen’s House

Enjoy a delightful evening view of Jane Austen’s House with pizza and prosseco. As twilight falls, you’ll experience the House in a whole... 

Simply Audi

14th Jul 2024 - 14th Jul 2024

Beaulieu

All Audi owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 14th July and park up in the National Motor Museum grounds, for a superb day that... 

QECP Summer Makers Market

14th Jul 2024 - 14th Jul 2024

Queen Elizabeth Country Park

🌞 Sunny Summer Makers Market 🌺 Dive into the summer spirit with our delightful Sunny Summer Makers Market! Join us for a cosy day of... 

Steamship Shieldhall Cruise to see the Solent Forts

14th Jul 2024 - 14th Jul 2024

Steamship Shieldhall

The Palmerston Forts built around Britain in the second half of the 19th century represent the country’s largest ever defensive building... 

Talk: A New Jane Austen

14th Jul 2024 - 14th Jul 2024

Jane Austen’s House

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Jane Austen’s House, Dr Juliette Wells shares new discoveries about Americans’ contributions to... 

Yoga in The Gardens

15th Jul 2024 - 19th Aug 2024

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Mondays 15, 22 & 29 July and 5, 12 & 19 August, 6.15pm - 7.30pm Enjoy Iyengar yoga in the tranquil Sir Harold Hillier Gardens with... 

Guided Tour: Jane Austen’s Life and Legacy

18th Jul 2024 - 18th Jul 2024

Jane Austen’s House

Join Jane Austen’s House on the anniversary of her death for a very special guided tour, walking in Jane Austen’s footsteps and discovering... 

Creative Writing Drop In Session

18th Jul 2024 - 18th Jul 2024

Jane Austen’s House

Join award winning poet, Ellora Sutton, for a quiet and inspiring creative writing session in the beautiful grounds of Jane Austen’s House. ... 

Book Club Live! at Jane Austen’s House

18th Jul 2024 - 18th Jul 2024

Jane Austen’s House

Join Book Club Live! at Jane Austen’s House in Chawton for a lively discussion of all Jane Austen’s novels! They’re bringing their... 

Hampshire Hawks v Essex T20

19th Jul 2024 - 19th Jul 2024

Utilita Bowl

Vitality Blast is the local T20 cricket celebration in Hampshire, an action-packed competition! Hampshire Hawks are the most successful... 

Simply Italian

20th Jul 2024 - 20th Jul 2024

Beaulieu

All Italian car owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Saturday 20th July and park up within the museum complex for what promises to be a... 

Look Twice Artists’ Exhibition

20th Jul 2024 - 18th Aug 2024

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... 

John Burningham’s Bedtime Stories at Mottisfont

20th Jul 2024 - 29th Sep 2024

Mottisfont

A family-friendly exhibition and activity trail celebrating the wild and wonderful world of award-winning children's author and illustrator... 

Big Wild Weekend

20th Jul 2024 - 21st Jul 2024

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Saturday 20 – Sunday 21 July 10am-5:30pm Calling all minibeast detectives, plant enthusiasts and nature lovers of all ages – the Hawk... 

Gilbert White’s Birthday Celebration

20th Jul 2024 - 20th Jul 2024

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

20th July 2024 Join us for free admission day to celebrate Gilbert White’s 304th birthday! Although White’s birthday is on the 18th... 

The Wind in the Willows Story Trail

20th Jul 2024 - 1st Sep 2024

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

This summer Ratty, Mole, Toad and Badger from children’s classic ‘The Wind In the Willows’ are hiding in our grounds! Collect a map and... 

Talk: She Played and She Sang, Jane Austen and Music

20th Jul 2024 - 20th Jul 2024

Jane Austen’s House

Enjoy a joyful afternoon of music and conversation! Join Jane Austen’s House director Lizzie Dunford and Gillian Dooley, the author of She... 

21st Century Events – UK Fleetwood Mac

20th Jul 2024 - 20th Jul 2024

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

21 st  CENTURY EVENTS OPEN-AIR CONCERT TOUR 2024 with  UK Fleetwood Mac Doors open 17:30, Concert begins 18:30. UK Fleetwood Mac... 

Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon 50 years

20th Jul 2024 - 20th Jul 2024

Winchester Science Centre

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic The Dark Side of the Moon album. Watch as breath-taking Planetarium visuals bring to life the... 

Led Zeppelin: The Planetarium Experience

20th Jul 2024 - 20th Jul 2024

Winchester Science Centre

Get set for an audio and visual experience like no other as the music of the iconic Led Zeppelin comes to life in the Planetarium! Are you... 

Simply Japanese

21st Jul 2024 - 21st Jul 2024

Beaulieu

Simply Japanese will be returning to Beaulieu on Sunday 21st July 2024, for an excellent day out that owners and enthusiasts will enjoy. Set... 

Back in Time

21st Jul 2024 - 21st Jul 2024

The Brickworks Museum

A jump back into yesteryear with Back in Time at The Brickworks Museum. Explore our unique Victorian factory and see the machinery under... 

Winter Quarters

21st Jul 2024 - 21st Jul 2024

Aldershot Military Museum

Come and see the 2nd Queen's Royal Regiment of Foot parading in Napoleonic costumes, and firing their historic weapons. Firing at 2pm.... 

Winter Quarters

21st Jul 2024 - 21st Jul 2024

Aldershot Military Museum

Come and see the 2nd Queen's Royal Regiment of Foot parading in Napoleonic costumes, and firing their historic weapons. Firing between 2pm and... 

The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck

21st Jul 2024 - 21st Jul 2024

Staunton Country Park

New for 2024, Quantum presents a delightful new adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s much-loved tale — The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck . ... 

Bombay Sapphire Cinema Nights

21st Jul 2024 - 21st Jul 2024

Bombay Sapphire Distillery

Join us for one of our upcoming Cinema Nights at Bombay Sapphire Distillery and get ready to immerse yourself in an unforgettable experience. ... 

Pretty Woman The Musical

22nd Jul 2024 - 27th Jul 2024

Mayflower Theatre

Big night out. Big. HUGE. Pretty Woman: The Musical  is finally embarking on a UK and Ireland tour – so make a date to see Hollywood’s... 

Summer Holiday Family Fun!

22nd Jul 2024 - 30th Aug 2024

Army Flying Museum

Visit the Army Flying Museum this Summer holidays to marvel at their awesome new exhibit, an Apache AH Mk.1 attack helicopter. What’s more,... 

Hold on to your sandwiches! The Very Hungry Caterpillar is visiting Marwell Zoo!

24th Jul 2024 - 1st Sep 2024

Marwell Zoo

This summer, Marwell Zoo is proud to be hosting a fun interactive trail inspired by Eric Carle’s bestselling children’s book, The Very... 

Family House Tour

24th Jul 2024 - 24th Jul 2024

Jane Austen’s House

Inspired by Jane’s hoard of over thirty nephews and nieces, you’ll be dressing up, telling stories, playing games, and making memories... 

Hands on History at the Mary Rose: Tudor Games

24th Jul 2024 - 26th Jul 2024

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the playful pastimes of the men of the Mary Rose! Challenge your family to a strategic game of Nine... 

Family: Wild about Wildflowers

25th Jul 2024 - 25th Jul 2024

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Thursday 25 July 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm and 2pm Sessions from 10.30am – last session at 2.30pm Daisy and dock, dropwort and... 

Donkey Days

25th Jul 2024 - 26th Aug 2024

Exbury Gardens

It's not just the steam train offering rides this summer! Back by popular demand, Parc Ponies are returning to Exbury with their beautiful... 

Family Workshop – Make a Butterfly House

26th Jul 2024 - 29th Aug 2024

Exbury Gardens

With help from one of our team, you can make your very own butterfly garden to take home. We'll supply all the materials needed coupled with a... 

Families Guided Village Walk

26th Jul 2024 - 26th Jul 2024

Jane Austen’s House

This fun, relaxed, guided family walk will take you back in time, to discover the village Jane Austen knew and loved. Inspired by Jane’s... 

Character Days over Summer Weekends

27th Jul 2024 - 26th Aug 2024

Birdworld

Summer weekends packed with shows of special guests... Remember these shows are included in your admission ticket at no... 

Steamship Shieldhall Cowes Week Launch Event Cruise

27th Jul 2024 - 27th Jul 2024

Steamship Shieldhall

Steam down Southampton Water to the Solent, and pass the cruise ships in berth. We will see the yachts racing at Cowes Week, and enjoy the... 

Meet the Tudors at the Mary Rose: Jester Magic

27th Jul 2024 - 28th Jul 2024

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Join us in the museum galleries to experience the hilarious and captivating antics of Devilstick Peat, our very own Tudor jester. Watch as he... 

Family Tours at the Mary Rose

27th Jul 2024 - 31st Aug 2024

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Join us every Saturday throughout the summer holidays for an unforgettable immersive museum tour led by our costumed Tudor characters. Explore... 

Sunset at the Trust

27th Jul 2024 - 27th Jul 2024

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Saturday 1 June, Saturday 13 July, Saturday 27 July, Saturday 10 August. 5:45pm-9:00pm The Hawk Conservancy Trust invites you to a... 

The Royal Wessex Fine Dining Sunday Lunch

28th Jul 2024 - 28th Jul 2024

The Watercress Line

We are delighted to announce the arrival of our newest fine dining train, The Royal Wessex. Launching this spring, it will run on Sunday... 

Steamship Shieldhall Solent Cruise with the Southampton Salty Sea Dogs Shantyband

28th Jul 2024 - 28th Jul 2024

Steamship Shieldhall

Steam down Southampton Water to the Solent, passing cruise ships in berth, and on your return see a number of cruise ships depart - always the... 

Starlight Cinema: Cool Runnings

28th Jul 2024 - 28th Jul 2024

Winchester Science Centre

Are you ready for a completely unique cinema experience? Grab a seat, sit back and relax as one of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, Cool... 

Falconry Days

29th Jul 2024 - 17th Aug 2024

Exbury Gardens

Toby Puddle of South Wilts Falconry will be with us again this summer, showcasing a beautiful selection of birds of prey, on the following... 

Hands on History at the Mary Rose: Tasty Tudors

30th Jul 2024 - 2nd Aug 2024

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Hands-on History Craft: Tudor Life and Tastes Discover the fascinating differences between the diets of wealthy Tudors and the working... 

Outdoor Learning Company

31st Jul 2024 - 30th Aug 2024

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Selected dates from Wednesday 31 July – Friday 30 August Running on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays   Wednesday 31 July ... 

Family Workshop – Make a Wind Chime

31st Jul 2024 - 19th Aug 2024

Exbury Gardens

Make your own wind chime using natural materials. Join a member of the Exbury team for this fun, family workshop running on the following... 

The Extraordinary Time-Travelling Adventures of Baron Munchausen

31st Jul 2024 - 31st Jul 2024

Portsmouth Guildhall

Amazing tales, elegantly told. The Extraordinary Time-Travelling Adventures of Baron Munchausen is a multi award-winning, family friendly,... 

Garden Beasts and Where to Find Them

1st Aug 2024 - 22nd Aug 2024

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Thursdays 1, 8, 15, & 22 August            10.30am, 11.30am 1pm and 2pm Hike out to explore the Gardens with the... 

Walk with Alpacas

2nd Aug 2024 - 2nd Aug 2024

Exbury Gardens

Take a walk on the wild side with our beautiful alpacas. We are providing your very own alpaca for you to walk with in this mindful... 

Airfix Extravaganza with the South Coast Modellers

2nd Aug 2024 - 2nd Aug 2024

The D-Day Story

Make your own genuine Airfix model to take home in this family friendly event. This is your opportunity to try out a new hobby with help... 

Opera on the Test

2nd Aug 2024 - 2nd Aug 2024

Houghton Lodge Gardens & The Glass House

Join us for an exquisite evening of opera on the banks of the River Test this summer at Houghton Lodge Gardens. The incredibly talented Maya... 

Open Air Theatre: The Adventures of Dr Dolittle

2nd Aug 2024 - 2nd Aug 2024

Exbury Gardens

When Dr John Dolittle of Puddleby-on-the-Marsh is taught by his wise old parrot Polynesia how to talk to animals, news of his skills spreads... 

Beaulieu Supercar Weekend

3rd Aug 2024 - 4th Aug 2024

Beaulieu

We are pleased to announce the return of Beaulieu Supercar Weekend on Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th August 2024; the must-see family... 

Meet the Tudors at the Mary Rose: Cooking, Eating and Feasting

3rd Aug 2024 - 4th Aug 2024

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Join us for a two-day event dedicated to the culinary delights of Tudor times! Discover what the men aboard the Mary Rose would have eaten... 

The Royal Wessex Fine Dining Sunday Lunch

4th Aug 2024 - 4th Aug 2024

The Watercress Line

We are delighted to announce the arrival of our newest fine dining train, The Royal Wessex. Launching this spring, it will run on Sunday... 

Hands on History at the Mary Rose: Pomanders and Potions

6th Aug 2024 - 9th Aug 2024

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Hands on History craft Dive into the intriguing and rather stinky world of Tudor health and hygiene! Join us for a hands-on history craft... 

Meccano at the Museum

7th Aug 2024 - 7th Aug 2024

The Brickworks Museum

Join The Brickworks Museum for an interactive day of Meccano! Invented in 1898 (just one year after our factory was founded) Meccano is an... 

Wind in the Willows Art

7th Aug 2024 - 13th Aug 2024

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Come to the Field Studies Centre to create a collage picture inspired by Wind in the Willows and learn about the real lives of the creatures... 

The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck

7th Aug 2024 - 7th Aug 2024

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck by Quantum Theatre New for 2024, Quantum presents a delightful new adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s... 

Willow Swifts and Swallows Workshop

8th Aug 2024 - 8th Aug 2024

Exbury Gardens

Get creative and try your hand at some small scale willow weaving. Join Louise from Rough Around the Hedges learning how to craft willow... 

Family Workshop – Make a Hanging Basket

9th Aug 2024 - 30th Aug 2024

Exbury Gardens

Join a member of the Exbury team for this fun, family workshop to decorate and plant a beautiful hanging basket.  The workshops will be... 

Meet the Tudors at the Mary Rose: Merriment, Music and Dance

10th Aug 2024 - 11th Aug 2024

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Join us for a delightful weekend as you meet Lord and Lady Carew, accompanied by their talented Tudor dancers and musician. Step into the world... 

Sunset at the Trust

10th Aug 2024 - 10th Aug 2024

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Saturday 1 June, Saturday 13 July, Saturday 27 July, Saturday 10 August. 5:45pm-9:00pm The Hawk Conservancy Trust invites you to a... 

ABBA – Tribute Picnic Concert

10th Aug 2024 - 10th Aug 2024

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Saturday 10 August 2024, 7.30pm – 10.30pm   One of the longest established & most authentic ABBA tributes, ABBAMAGIC UK presents... 

Simply Mercedes

11th Aug 2024 - 11th Aug 2024

Beaulieu

All Mercedes-Benz owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu and park up in the museum grounds on Sunday 11th August 2024 for what promises to... 

Hands on History at the Mary Rose: Beeswax Candles

13th Aug 2024 - 16th Aug 2024

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Hands-on History: Tudor Candle Making Step back in time and discover how the Tudors lit their way in the dark without modern conveniences... 

Pride And Prejudice

13th Aug 2024 - 16th Aug 2024

Beaulieu

Enjoy an open-air production of Pride and Prejudice on Tuesday 13th August, as Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Jane Austen’s iconic... 

Gilbert’s Garden: Scything Day

14th Aug 2024 - 14th Aug 2024

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Wednesday 14th August 10:30-16:00 Scything plays a big part in the management of wildflower areas within the garden as an aspect of our... 

Little Women

14th Aug 2024 - 14th Aug 2024

Beaulieu

Enjoy an open-air production of Little Women on Wednesday 14th August, as Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Louisa May Alcott’s beloved... 

Bugsy Malone – Mayflower Summer Youth Project

16th Aug 2024 - 17th Aug 2024

Mayflower Theatre

The joyous and uplifting comedy musical, Bugsy Malone is back at Mayflower Theatre as the Summer Youth Production for 2024. Based on the... 

Seasonal Spotlight tours – Hydrangeas

16th Aug 2024 - 17th Aug 2024

Exbury Gardens

During August our seasonal spotlight is focussed on our heavenly hydrangeas. Join one of our knowledgeable garden team on a tour to find out... 

Steamship Shieldhall Sunset Music Cruise

16th Aug 2024 - 16th Aug 2024

Steamship Shieldhall

Get your weekend off to a relaxed start with a leisurely cruise on Southampton Water to the Solent, passing lots of marine traffic on our... 

Proms in Gilbert’s Garden

16th Aug 2024 - 16th Aug 2024

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Celebrate the Proms in our beautiful grounds with rousing, uplifting music from the Otterbourne Brass Band. The concert will include orchestral... 

Simply Aston Martin

17th Aug 2024 - 17th Aug 2024

Beaulieu

All Aston Martin owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Saturday 17th August and park up within the museum complex for what promises to... 

Meet the Tudors at the Mary Rose: Wicked weapons

17th Aug 2024 - 18th Aug 2024

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Explore the world of wicked weapons and the Tudors at war with this exciting two-day event. Discover the array of weapons found aboard the ... 

Drawing with Pen, Ink and Brush

17th Aug 2024 - 17th Aug 2024

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

One day of drawing/sketching in the orchards and garden. Kate will give inspiration and guidance into starting and composing a view while... 

Steamship Shieldhall Cruise to The Needles

17th Aug 2024 - 17th Aug 2024

Steamship Shieldhall

Cruise down Southampton Water to the Solent, then head west along the New Forest Coast, travelling out beyond Hurst Castle and the Needles... 

Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon 50 years

17th Aug 2024 - 17th Aug 2024

Winchester Science Centre

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic The Dark Side of the Moon album. Watch as breath-taking Planetarium visuals bring to life the... 

Led Zeppelin: The Planetarium Experience

17th Aug 2024 - 17th Aug 2024

Winchester Science Centre

Get set for an audio and visual experience like no other as the music of the iconic Led Zeppelin comes to life in the Planetarium! Are you... 

Simply Ford

18th Aug 2024 - 18th Aug 2024

Beaulieu

We are delighted to announce the return of Simply Ford on Sunday 18th August 2024. All Ford owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu to park... 

Steamship Shieldhall Cruise to Portsmouth Harbour

18th Aug 2024 - 18th Aug 2024

Steamship Shieldhall

Shieldhall will be returning to Portsmouth Harbour, home to the Royal Navy - an exciting opportunity to view Britain’s naval vessels and the... 

The Royal Wessex Fine Dining Sunday Lunch

18th Aug 2024 - 18th Aug 2024

The Watercress Line

We are delighted to announce the arrival of our newest fine dining train, The Royal Wessex. Launching this spring, it will run on Sunday... 

Bombay Sapphire Cinema Night

18th Aug 2024 - 18th Aug 2024

Bombay Sapphire Distillery

Join us for one of our upcoming Cinema Nights at Bombay Sapphire Distillery and get ready to immerse yourself in an unforgettable experience. ... 

Hands on History at the Mary Rose: Paw print tiles

20th Aug 2024 - 23rd Aug 2024

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Create your own Tudor tile Did you know that a cheeky Tudor dog left a paw print on the Mary Rose? Near one of the ship's galleys, we... 

Madagascar the Musical

21st Aug 2024 - 24th Aug 2024

Mayflower Theatre

Join all of your favourite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an... 

Day Out With Thomas

21st Aug 2024 - 25th Aug 2024

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... 

The Brick People bring LEGO bricks back to the Museum

21st Aug 2024 - 22nd Aug 2024

The Brickworks Museum

Guess who’s back. Back again.  THE BRICK PEOPLE  are back. Tell a friend. We are delighted to welcome The Brick People back to the... 

Exbury Festival of Music: 21st Century Abba

22nd Aug 2024 - 22nd Aug 2024

Exbury Gardens

21 st  Century ABBA Tribute’s faithful recreation of ABBA’s signature harmonies and iconic looks makes for one electrifying live... 

Exbury Festival of Music: The Upbeat Beatles

23rd Aug 2024 - 23rd Aug 2024

Exbury Gardens

The finest tribute to the bestselling band of all time, The Upbeat Beatles capture the energy and heart of the original fab four with a setlist... 

Solent and Southern Art Collective Exhibition

24th Aug 2024 - 8th Sep 2024

Exbury Gardens

Solent Art Collective is made up of 10 professional artists, makers and photographers based in and around the central south coast area. The... 

Family Music in the Gardens – Picnic Concert

24th Aug 2024 - 24th Aug 2024

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Saturday 24 August 2024 Concert 7pm to 9.30pm approx. Join the talented 75-piece orchestra and singers, Pops Incorporated UK.... 

Exbury Festival of Music: Motown by Moonlight

24th Aug 2024 - 24th Aug 2024

Exbury Gardens

Get ready for a magical evening of Motown by Moonlight, sundown soul, and disco at dusk! Capitol Motown and Soul Band are the perfect... 

Roads and Rails

25th Aug 2024 - 25th Aug 2024

The Brickworks Museum

This August we pay homage to roads and rails – an exciting day of cars, buses and trains. Jo in us as we enjoy a wheel-y great family day... 

Bluey’s Big Play

27th Aug 2024 - 30th Aug 2024

Mayflower Theatre

When Dad feels like a little bit of Sunday afternoon time out, Bluey and Bingo have other plans! Join them as they pull out all of the games... 

Hands on History at the Mary Rose: Tudor Soap Making

27th Aug 2024 - 30th Aug 2024

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Tudor Soap Making Ever wondered how the Tudors stayed clean (or if they did at all)? Dive into the world of Tudor hygiene with us and... 

Timothy Tortoise Story Walk

27th Aug 2024 - 29th Aug 2024

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

 Tuesday 27 th , Wednesday 28 th  and Thursday 29 th  August 11.30am-12.15 pm Timothy was Gilbert White’s much-loved tortoise... 

Angelia Sprocket’s Pockets

27th Aug 2024 - 27th Aug 2024

Staunton Country Park

Angelica Sprocket lives next door. Her overcoat has pockets galore! And you'll never guess what's in them...Prepare to be surprised, thrilled... 

Open Air Theatre: Romeo and Juliet

27th Aug 2024 - 27th Aug 2024

Exbury Gardens

Shakespeare states in the opening lines of this play that we are going to see an explosive swash-buckling romance. But the surprise he has in... 

Whitney – Queen of the Night

28th Aug 2024 - 28th Aug 2024

Mayflower Theatre

Direct from the West End, The London Palladium, and the iconic Royal Albert Hall, Whitney – Queen of the Night  is a celebration of the... 

Walk with Alpacas

28th Aug 2024 - 28th Aug 2024

Exbury Gardens

Take a walk on the wild side with our beautiful alpacas. We are providing your very own alpaca for you to walk with in this mindful... 

Meet and Make Timothy Tortoise!

28th Aug 2024 - 28th Aug 2024

Gilbert White’s House & Garden

Wednesday 28 th  August- 10.30-2.30 pm Timothy was Gilbert White’s much-loved tortoise. Meet a real tortoise and try your hand at... 

OUTDOOR CINEMA – FRONTIER SAPIENS ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL

29th Aug 2024 - 29th Aug 2024

Royal Victoria Country Park

Join us for an evening under the stars watching a collection of extraordinary short films featuring epic adventures, cultural stories and... 

David Essex

31st Aug 2024 - 31st Aug 2024

Mayflower Theatre

Internationally renowned singer, composer and actor David Essex OBE is returning to Mayflower Theatre. Performing his much loved hits from... 

Meet the Tudors at the Mary Rose: The Wise Woman

31st Aug 2024 - 1st Sep 2024

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Step into the fascinating world where medicine and witchcraft blurred in Tudor times. Meet our very own Wise Woman and discover the intriguing... 

Simply French

1st Sep 2024 - 1st Sep 2024

Beaulieu

Owners of French cars are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 1st September 2024 and park up in the National Motor Museum parkland, for a... 

The Royal Wessex Fine Dining Sunday Lunch

1st Sep 2024 - 1st Sep 2024

The Watercress Line

We are delighted to announce the arrival of our newest fine dining train, The Royal Wessex. Launching this spring, it will run on Sunday... 

Disney’s Aladdin

5th Sep 2024 - 29th Sep 2024

Mayflower Theatre

From the producers that brought you The Lion King ,  Beauty and the Beast  and  Frozen , comes the spectacular Disney Broadway and West End... 

International Vulture Awareness Day

7th Sep 2024 - 7th Sep 2024

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Saturday 7 September 10am-5:30pm The first Saturday in September each year is International Vulture Awareness Day. At the Hawk... 

Bombay Sapphire Cinema Night

8th Sep 2024 - 8th Sep 2024

Bombay Sapphire Distillery

Join us for one of our upcoming Cinema Nights at Bombay Sapphire Distillery and get ready to immerse yourself in an unforgettable experience. ... 

Heritage Open Days

11th Sep 2024 - 12th Sep 2024

The Brickworks Museum

See the Museum for free! In celebration of Heritage Open Days – a national event that aims to make heritage accessible to all – we throw... 

International Autojumble

14th Sep 2024 - 15th Sep 2024

Beaulieu

The iconic International Autojumble is returning on Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th September. Join us for the biggest outdoor sale of motoring... 

Steamship Shieldhall Heritage Open Day Sailing

14th Sep 2024 - 14th Sep 2024

Steamship Shieldhall

Shieldhall Southampton Docks Cruise to mark Heritage Open Days. Pass the cruise ships and see the mighty container ships at close quarters. The... 

Steamship Shieldhall Boat Show Cruise

15th Sep 2024 - 15th Sep 2024

Steamship Shieldhall

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

Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon 50 years

21st Sep 2024 - 21st Sep 2024

Winchester Science Centre

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic The Dark Side of the Moon album. Watch as breath-taking Planetarium visuals bring to life the... 

Led Zeppelin: The Planetarium Experience

21st Sep 2024 - 21st Sep 2024

Winchester Science Centre

Get set for an audio and visual experience like no other as the music of the iconic Led Zeppelin comes to life in the Planetarium! Are you... 

Simply BMW

22nd Sep 2024 - 22nd Sep 2024

Beaulieu

We are delighted to announce the return of Simply BMW on Sunday 22nd September 2024. BMW owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu and park up... 

Simply British

29th Sep 2024 - 29th Sep 2024

Beaulieu

We are delighted to announce the return of Simply British on Sunday 29th September 2024. All owners of British cars and motorcycles are invited... 

On Track

29th Sep 2024 - 29th Sep 2024

The Brickworks Museum

The trains are taking over the Museum in September.  Ride the rails as  autumn  sets in at The Brickworks Museum. Our... 

The Royal Wessex Fine Dining Sunday Lunch

29th Sep 2024 - 29th Sep 2024

The Watercress Line

We are delighted to announce the arrival of our newest fine dining train, The Royal Wessex. It will run on Sunday lunchtimes on limited dates... 

Frank Skinner – 30 Years of Dirt

1st Oct 2024 - 1st Oct 2024

Mayflower Theatre

Following a sell-out UK and Ireland Spring tour, and after announcing a third run in London’s West End at The Gielgud Theatre, comic legend... 

Northen Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet

3rd Oct 2024 - 5th Oct 2024

Mayflower Theatre

Romeo & Juliet The greatest love story ever told is back – as Northern Ballet’s electrifying production returns in spring 2024. ... 

War Horse

8th Oct 2024 - 19th Oct 2024

Mayflower Theatre

The global phenomenon returns The  National Theatre’s  acclaimed production returns in an all-new UK tour.  War Horse  is an... 

The Royal Wessex Fine Dining Sunday Lunch

13th Oct 2024 - 13th Oct 2024

The Watercress Line

We are delighted to announce the arrival of our newest fine dining train, The Royal Wessex. It will run on Sunday lunchtimes on limited dates... 

Halloween Archery Pumpkin Shooting with New Forest Activities

19th Oct 2024 - 27th Oct 2024

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,... 

BattleZone: Apocalypse with New Forest Activities

21st Oct 2024 - 27th Oct 2024

New Forest Activities

New Forest Activities’ fan favourite BattleZone just got a whole lot scarier! Paint the battlefield dead as your ghoulsome troops creep up... 

101 Dalmatians

22nd Oct 2024 - 26th Oct 2024

Mayflower Theatre

The smash hit musical  101 Dalmatians  is coming to Mayflower Theatre, starring  Kym Marsh  ( Coronation Street, Hear’say ) as the... 

Spooky Canoe Halloween Treasure Hunt

23rd Oct 2024 - 3rd Nov 2024

New Forest Activities

Treat (not trick) your little swashbucklers to some scarily good fun on the Beaulieu River this Halloween. Navigate the high tides as you head... 

Squeeze 50th Anniversary Tour

27th Oct 2024 - 27th Oct 2024

Mayflower Theatre

To celebrate their momentous 50th anniversary, British music legends Squeeze   are going on a massive UK tour for 2024. With a... 

Autumn Steam Up

27th Oct 2024 - 27th Oct 2024

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... 

Grease the Musical

29th Oct 2024 - 2nd Nov 2024

Mayflower Theatre

The world’s best-loved musical is back! Grittier and more glamorous than ever before. After a whirlwind summer romance, leather-clad... 

The Brick People bring LEGO® back to the Museum

30th Oct 2024 - 31st Oct 2024

The Brickworks Museum

Guess who’s back. Back again.  THE BRICK PEOPLE  are back. Tell a friend. We are delighted to welcome The Brick People back to the... 

Steve Backshall Ocean

30th Oct 2024 - 30th Oct 2024

Portsmouth Guildhall

Steve Backshall’s Ocean is a love letter to the most exciting environment on our planet – and a great way to learn more about what we need... 

Little Red Riding Could

1st Nov 2024 - 1st Nov 2024

Portsmouth Guildhall

Ages 4+ suggested Written and Directed by Toby Hulse Music by Robin Hemmings Produced by Roustabout Theatre Nothing’s quite... 

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Symphonic Pink Floyd

3rd Nov 2024 - 3rd Nov 2024

Mayflower Theatre

Shine On You Crazy Diamond. Epic hits by Pink Floyd, symphonically reimagined! The full symphonic power of the Bournemouth Symphony... 

The Royal Wessex Fine Dining Sunday Lunch

3rd Nov 2024 - 3rd Nov 2024

The Watercress Line

We are delighted to announce the arrival of our newest fine dining train, The Royal Wessex. It will run on Sunday lunchtimes on limited dates... 

Simply Smart

10th Nov 2024 - 10th Nov 2024

Beaulieu

We are delighted to announce the return of Simply Smart on Remembrance Sunday 10th November. All Smart owners are invited to drive into... 

The Overtones

11th Nov 2024 - 11th Nov 2024

Mayflower Theatre

The multi-platinum selling vocal harmony group are back on tour – bringing back the ‘GOOD TIMES’ with their unique blend of original... 

Christmas at The Brickworks

24th Nov 2024 - 24th Nov 2024

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... 

Festive Theme Marvellous Models

30th Nov 2024 - 30th Nov 2024

The D-Day Story

Come and discover the impressive display of hand-made military warships, aircraft and vehicles brought to live and intricately crafted by... 

Children’s Christmas Special

8th Dec 2024 - 8th Dec 2024

The Brickworks Museum

Our smallest but sweetest event of the year is dedicated to everyone who truly believes in magic 😉 Tickets to meet Father Christmas will... 

The Snow Queen – A Frozen Adventure

17th Dec 2024 - 30th Dec 2024

Portsmouth Guildhall

Join the Snow Queen and her sister on a frozen adventure to reclaim her crown and learn how to use her magical powers for good. With evil... 

The Wizard Of Oz

19th Apr 2025 - 19th Apr 2025

Portsmouth Guildhall

For the perfect Easter treat, Polka Dot Pantomimes’ sparkling new adaption of The Wizard of Oz lands on stage in Portsmouth. Are you ready... 

Portsmouth Comic Con 2025

3rd May 2025 - 4th May 2025

Portsmouth Guildhall

Portsmouth Comic Con returns to Portsmouth Guildhall on Saturday 3rd – Sunday 4th May 2025, presenting the best in comic, film, TV and pop... 


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 on the Isle of Wight
Things to do in Southampton
Things to do in Portsmouth

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