What's on inOwslebury

Welcome to Owslebury

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Owslebury - 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 Owslebury to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Owslebury

29
JUN
Southampton Ghost Walk
Outside Tudor House

Southampton gets spooky as Supernatural Tours joins forces with SEE Southampton Two of Southamptons tour companies are set to join forces in 2016 to bring an all new ghost walk to the city. Scream in Southampton with our interactive Southampton Ghost Walk.…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07516 103947
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01
JUL
Sarah Millican
Portsmouth Guildhall

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
JUL
The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk
The Nuffield Theatre

Perhaps youve seen them floating over a Russian village Or perhaps youve seen her toppling forward arms full of wild flowers as he arches above her head and steals a kissMeet Marc and Bella Chagall The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk Partners in…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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05
JUL
England vs Sri Lanka NatWest IT20
The Ageas Bowl

England vs Sri Lanka NatWest IT20 at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Tuesday 05 July 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Sports

10
JUL
Music @ The Brickworks
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

A day of music ranging from jazz to Elvis. Why not come along and see the museum all steamed up and working and then join us for a relaxing time listening to the talented people who live in our area.The Trains Trust…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01489 576248
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10
JUL
Simply Bikes
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Enjoy a ride through the beautiful New Forest and join us for the popular Simply Bikes rally. All bikes are welcome and visitors will have the choice to vote for their favourite in the Peoples Choice Award the winner will receive…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01590 612888
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18
JUL
Edinburgh Preview Comedy Shows
Spinnaker Tower

Once again Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club is bringing you 3 wonderful nights of top flight show previews before some of the best comedians in the country take their solo shows to the Edinburgh Festival this SummerAll hosted by local award winning comedian…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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19
JUL
Winchester Original Ghost Walk
Royal Oak

Get ready to discover the ghosts of Winchester in this Ultimate Ghost Walk Experience Our guides will take you on a journey around the citys historic streets sharing its many secrets with you. Youll hear about the bloody plots of treason horrific…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07516 103947
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23
JUL
The Hogwallops
Chilcomb House

Spectacular circus skills blend seamlessly with physical comedy theatrical storytelling and slapstick in this chaotic and colourful tale of The Hogwallops a family of misfits. Its Grandpas birthday. He loves bananas and after the housework is done the family get together to…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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31
JUL
Simply Japanese
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Come to Beaulieu in your Japanese vehicle on Sunday 31 July and become part of Simply Japanese a gathering of Japanese vehicles of all shapes and sizes. All models are welcome and visitors will have the choice to vote for their…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01590 612888
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31
JUL
The Hogswallops
Walpole Park (Gosport)

Spectacular circus skills blend seamlessly with physical comedy theatrical storytelling and slapstick in this chaotic and colourful tale of The Hogwallops a family of misfits. Its Grandpas birthday. He loves bananas and after the housework is done the family get together to…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
AUG
Artists in August Exhibition
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

Exhibition of recent work by Southampton University Art graduates. Five artists ‐ Five styles. In addition there will be a varied programme of activities for children inspired by the exhibition. Exhibition and activities are included in the price of museum visit.PLEASE NOTE:…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01489 576248
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07
AUG
Family Days @ The Brickworks!
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

Over the August holidays we are going to be running all kinds of art activities for children. Lots of making going on. This is part of the ordinary museum visit and if you buy a ticket once then you can come for…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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08
AUG
Summer School
Making Space

Over the course of the week young people are given the opportunity to take part in nine different creative activities as well as the chance to put on their own exhibition at the end of the programme.Those attending for the full week…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02392 472491
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14
AUG
Vehicles through the ages
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

Steam‐up Sunday again and this time there will be all kinds of vehicles on site to make the visit even more interesting. We will be all steamed up and the machinery working. The Trains Trust will be running their trains subject to…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01489 576248
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15
AUG
Reach Out Summer School
Making Space

£7.50 per child10 child places only so please book early to avoid disappointment.To book please call email Making Space on 023 9247 2491 adminmakingspace.orgRequirementsPlease note as Making Space is a charity we require a minimum number of participants to make…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02392 472491
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21
AUG
Supercar Showdown
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

See the worlds most prestigious supercars unleash their horsepower through the grounds of Beaulieu in the ever‐popular Supercar Showdown. Your Supercar Showdown ticket includes entry to the Beaulieu attraction including the National Motor Museum Palace House Beaulieu Abbey and World of Top…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01590 612888
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27
AUG
Art Exhibition and Sale
Overton Recreation Centre

Exhibition of local artists work in all mediums. Please feel free to come along and browse a catalogue is available to purchase and most artwork is for sale so if you are interested in owning a piece of original…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01256 841784
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01
SEP
"Indian Terracotta Art" photographic exhibition
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

An exhibition of photographs showing the rich and living tradition of terracotta art in India. Exhibition is included in the price of museum visit. …

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01489 576248
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03
SEP
International Autojumble
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01590 612888
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08
SEP
Heritage Open Days @ The Brickworks!
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

A chance to see the museum for FREE We are open again as part of this national scheme to help everyone get close to our amazing heritage.PLEASE NOTE: The Heritage Days this year are 8th and 11th September ONLY…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01489 576248
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10
SEP
BUTSERFEST 2016
Queen Elizabeth Country Park

.Butserfest is the UKs biggest and best alcohol and drug‐free music festival for young people. It features three stages of live music showcasing everything from internationally acclaimed bands to local up and coming acts. Its going to be amazing Our line‐up announcements…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01730 266551
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10
SEP
Counterfeit Sixties Show
The Concorde Club

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 613989
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25
SEP
Trains Galore @ The Brickworks!
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

The September Steam‐up Sunday will be helped by the addition of lots more trains an extra treat for the train lovers amongst you. We will have the museum all steamed up and working plus the caf and the museum visit itself.…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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11
OCT
The Complete Deaths
The Nuffield Theatre

There are 74 onstage deaths in the works of William Shakespeare ‐ 75 if you count the black ill‐favoured fly killed in Titus Andronicus. From the Roman suicides in Julius Caesar to the death fall of Prince Arthur in King John; from…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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13
OCT
World Sight Day @ The Brickworks!
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

We are taking part in this international initiative for the first time. We want to encourage people with visual impairments to visit the museum. Its a really touchy feely place with very little that is out of bounds. Although it is an…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01489 576248
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18
OCT
Level 42
Portsmouth Guildhall

Level 42 could have called it a day in 2010 following their successful 30th anniversary tour but true to form Mark Kings thumping bass refuses to quit as the legendary British band announce a tour…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
OCT
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
Portsmouth Guildhall

Emerging back in 1988 the original and credible Floyd act TAPFS has been getting bigger and better ever since. The band were described by Floyd drummer Nick Mason on BBC 5 Live as Very…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
OCT
Birdy
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Birdy at O2 Guildhall Southampton in Southampton on Friday 21 October 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
Halloween Steam Up @ The Brickworks!
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

Usually the biggest Steam‐up Sunday of the year. All our resident traction engines and road rollers will be home again after the summer away plus friends of their with yet more engines. The museum will be in steam as well. Both the…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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Tourist Attractions


Marwell Zoo

Marwell is a great place for a day out. From antelope to ants, from bats to bongo, from wallabies to warthogs, from zebra to zebu ‐ there are over 200 different species of amazing animals.Zambar the Amur tiger cub was born in March and had a slightly shaky…

Bishops Waltham Palace

The ruins of a medieval palace together with later additions used by the bishops and senior clergy of Winchester as they travelled through their diocese. Winchester was the richest diocese in England, and its properties were grandiose and extravagantly appointed. Much of what can be seen today is…

Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway

Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway is a dual gauge 10 7 miniature railway running from its main station, Eastleigh Parkway, to Monks Brook Halt. Trains are normally steam hauled exceptthe last trains of the day. We are in the process of covering in our First Class coaches.The…

Ghost Bus Tours

Ghost Bus Tour Do you dare to take a twilight tour aboard Alf the Ghost Bus and discover a darker side to the city of PortsmouthAs darkness falls our costumed guide will tell you tales of gruesome ghosts, ghastly goings on and spooky secrets, as we wend our…

Museum of Archaeology

The Museum of Archaeology in Southampton displays artefacts from prehistoric, Roman, Saxon and medieval Southampton. It also has objects from outside Southampton, including some from ancient Egypt. God's House Tower itself is a fascinating historic building. God's House Tower stands at the south‐east corner of…

Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum

Follow the fortunes of the Regiment's active service including the Battle of Minden, Germany in 1759 through wars in China, Afghanistan, India the Mutiny and the North West Frontier, and South Africa to the great campaigns of the First and Second World Wars. The Regiment Museum comprises…

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