What's on inBordon

Welcome to Bordon

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Bordon - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Bordon to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Bordon

29
JUL
Glorious Goodwood
Goodwood Racecourse

The racecourse is awash with colour. A vibrant sea of Panamas Pimms and panache. The scene is set for the worlds greatest horses and jockeys to do battle as they strive for top honours at our iconic five‐day Festival meeting.Be inspired by…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Sports

02
AUG
Russell Howard
Princes Hall

Award‐winning comic Russell Howard and regular on BBCs Mock The Week hits the road to bring his unique comedy style to a discerning crowd of fans. Born in Somerset England Russells awards include Zoo…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
AUG
Soldiers' Journey from home to war
Milestones Museum

Soldiers Journey from home to war. WW1 Event.A family experience in the streets of Milestones Hampshire's Living History Museum.Join Tom and Emily's journey through the war year's as they investigate a suspected German spy make friends with cavalry officer and his horse…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01256 477766
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07
AUG
Free Literacy Workshop
Farnham Library

Explore Learning will be attending Farnham Library to run one of our free Literacy Workshops for children. Please call the centre on 01252 727673 or the library on 0300 200 1001 to reserve your space…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01252 727673
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07
AUG
Horrid Henry Workshop
Ash Library

Horrid Henry Workshop at Ash Library This workshop is a must for any Horrid Henry fansWe will look at both alliteration and adjectives anduse these techniques to create acharacter of our own…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01252 727673
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08
AUG
The Chilli Fiesta
West Dean Garden

Chilli Fiesta 8‐10 August 2014Chilli Fiesta is an annual event in the beautiful grounds of West Dean dedicated to three days of chilli madness. We lay on the entertainment food and lots for you to do and discover while you provide…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01243 818256
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09
AUG
Ochre Originals
New Ashgate Gallery

Ochre Originals: 13 Artists from the Ochre Print StudiosThe exhibition presents a variety of collectable print work from the Ochre Print Studio Guildford. The Studio is dedicated to contemporary fine art printmaking and attracts artists from all over Surrey who choose to…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01252 713208
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09
AUG
Peter Hayes: Time and Nature in Raku
New Ashgate Gallery

Peter Hayes is interested in ‐ why and how things are made of clay. One of the major introductions he had to ceramics was digging Neolithic Iron Age and Roman Samien shards on archaeological digs somewhere in Wales while trying to survive…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01252 713208
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16
AUG
Autumn Craft Collection
New Ashgate Gallery

Beautifully blending into traditional or contemporary environments our Autumn Craft Collection is a handpicked selection of original and affordable jewellery textiles ceramics and glass that reflects the latest trends of contemporary practices. The makers have been chosen based on the strength and…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01252 713208
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05
SEP
Petersfield Antiques Fair
Festival Hall

On the East side of town Heath Rd is the continuation of the High Street. AA signposted. Small but high quality antiques fair for collectors dealers and home furnishers. 38 stands from across the UK bring genuine perfect or restored art and…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01886 833091
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11
SEP
Blue Touch
Farnham Maltings

Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq GU9 7QR. Blue Touch play high energy blues‐based music that's in their words less about a Texas shuffle or waking up this morning and more about getting…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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12
SEP
Goodwood Revival
Goodwood Racecourse

Goodwood Revival ‐ don't miss Goodwood Revival play at Goodwood Racecourse live on Friday 12 September 2014 in Chichester Sussex. Don't forget that you can get the best ticket prices by comparing the list of available tickets.…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Sports

15
SEP
FREE taster session at the Alton Rock Choir
Banquet Suite

Your friendly local Alton choir is run by vocal teacher Sarah Manton. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Sarah. Rock…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Farnham Rock Choir
The Barley Room

The Farnham Rock Choir is led by local musician Tom George. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around Surrey and as a choir we also join up with other branches of Rock Choir to support national charities…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Haslemere Rock Choir
Haslemere Methodist Church

The Haslemere Rock Choir is led by vocal teacher Georgie Standage. People who have already joined the choir who hail from Haslemere and further afield in Surrey often have never sung before or had any vocal tuition. Once you join the choir…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Petersfield Rock Choir
Meeting Room

The Petersfield Rock Choir is led by choir leader Sarah Manton. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members ‐ from performing at top music and arts venues like the O2 Arena and Guilfest to raising money for…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Camberley Rock Choir
Tomlinscote School

Your friendly local Camberley choir is run by Surrey based musician Sarah Manton. People who have already joined the choir who hail from Camberley and further afield in Surrey come from all walks of life and most had no singing experience or…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Fleet/Hartley Wintney R
The Harlington Centre

The local Fleet choir is run by choir leader Glen Harvey. We have a great year lined up and we would like to invite you to join our choir and take part in the local Fleet and wider Hampshire community. We are…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
Bob Malone Band
Farnham Maltings

Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq GU9 7QR. Los Angeles based songwriter and keyboard player BOB MALONE plays a one‐of‐a‐kind hybrid of blues rock and New Orleans R&B delivered with high‐energy piano virtuosity…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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18
SEP
FREE taster session at the Basingstoke Rock Choir
Cranbourne Business and Enterprise College

The local Basingstoke choir is run by vocal teacher Glen Harvey. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Glen. Rock Choir…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
FREE taster session at the Godalming Rock Choir
Main Hall

The Godalming Rock Choir is led by local musician Tom George. A local community choir first and foremost we are also part of the national Rock Choir network which provides unrivalled opportunities to sing live. Members of Rock Choir have had the…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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20
SEP
Champions Of Magic - Basingstoke Anvil
Anvil Arts

Champions Of Magic includes 5 world class award winning entertainers performing everything from stage filling illusions to magic right in the palm of spectators hands. Join our award winning team of tricksters swindlers and cheats for a spectacular night of mystery youll…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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21
SEP
Farnham Maltings Wedding Fair
The Maltings Farnham

Farnham Maltings is situated right in the heart of the bustling lively market town of Farnham and is an excellent venue for a Wedding Fair with plenty of parking right outside. At the Wedding Fair you will find around 50 local wedding…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01276 451498
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25
SEP
An Evening of Flanders and Swann
Stansted House

David Bathurst and Geoffrey Porter present An Evening of Flanders and Swann in the lovely Edwardian Music Room of Stansted House. Interval refreshments included in the price of a ticket. Free parking outside The House via the north entrance Stansted Offices.…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 412265
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27
SEP
Janet Crook: Playful Movement
New Ashgate Gallery

Janet Crook is interested in movement. She makes small automations out of found objects which she then develops into ceramic in an effort to make them last in curious hands. Janet uses simple movements of nodding weighted heads on animals or wings…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01252 713208
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27
SEP
Maker in Focus: Janine Partington
New Ashgate Gallery

Janine combines the traditional craft of enameling with fresh contemporary designs. Enameling is the art of fusing glass onto metal. It is a versatile durable strong and impervious material which is well‐suited for every room in the home or workspace from kitchen…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01252 713208
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27
SEP
Surrey Artist of the Year Competition 2014
New Ashgate Gallery

The Surrey Artist of the Year competition gives recognition to Surrey artists practising across the county. The prize now in its sixth year celebrates the partnership between New Ashgate Gallery and the Surrey Artists Open Studios. It also enables the public to…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01252 713208
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04
OCT
Grow! Cook! Eat!
West Dean Garden

Grow Cook Eat 4 ‐5 October 2014West Dean's newest garden event Grow Cook Eat is a celebration of the best of the British harvest with something for all the family to enjoy. Taking place in the stunning gardens at West…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01243 818256
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09
OCT
Brothers Groove
Farnham Maltings

Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq GU9 7QR. Brothers Groove have their own feel and sound provided by Shaun Hill's Bluesy Telecaster and Nigel Mellor's Stratocaster tones. their contrasting styles and counter rhythms…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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12
OCT
Village Urban Resort Wedding Fair
The Village Urban Resort

The Village Urban Resort in Farnborough is is a state of the art venue situated in the heart of the town and just down the road from the historic Farnborough Airport. At this modern venue you will find a wide range of…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01276 451498
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Tourist Attractions


The Rural Life Centre

The Rural Life Centre is an entirely private collection, assembled by Mr & Mrs Henry Jackson and run by a charitable trust. It is pleasantly distributed over ten acres of field, woodland and barns, and comprises a large number of implements and devices marking over 150 years of…

Hollycombe Steam In The Country

Hollycombe is a unique collection of working steam powered attractions providing fun and entertainment for the whole family. The centre‐piece is a complete Edwardian Fairground where you can experience all the fun of the fair from the 1870's; from the gentle Golden Gallopers to the first White Knuckle…

Alton Golf Club

Alton Golf Club ‐ golf course in Alton, Hampshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01420 86518 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Alton Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Alton Sports Centre

Swimming pool at Alton Sports Centre in Alton, Hampshire. Contact venue on 01420 540040 for opening times and entrance costs.…

American Golf UK Ltd

American Golf UK Ltd ‐ golf course in Farnham, Surrey. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01252 850850 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at American Golf UK Ltd golf courseclub.…

Birdworld and Underwaterworld

In addition to a walk around 26 acres of aviares and beautiful landscaped gardens you can enjoy...Penguin feeding One of the most popular events, see the penguins being fed by a keeper and learn all about them. Feeding presentations every day at 11.30 and 3.30. You can even…

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