What's on inPortchester

Welcome to Portchester

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

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Forthcoming events in Portchester

31
AUG
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: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07516 103947
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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: 7.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01489 576248
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07
SEP
No Briton Is An Island
Buildings 2000 & 3000

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThe theme for this exhibition is images of this sceptered Isle we call Britain. Home to a lost empire cultural diversity and with a moving landscape a Britain which…

Location: 2.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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08
SEP
G4 Back For Good Tour 2016
Jersey Opera House

. Having reunited in 2014 G4 are now officially Back For Good.Hail the kings of Popera Daily MailA 5 masterclass in delivery tone and performance Celebrity RadioA pitch‐perfect performance Frost MagazineVocally Flawless Entertainment FocusSpecial Guests8th September: Vox Fortura soprano Georgi Mottram &…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07989 302532
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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: 7.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

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

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: 10.5 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: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 613989
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11
SEP
PORTSMOUTH MUSIC COMPETITION – OPEN MIC UK 2016
The 1865

Auditions for the exciting Open Mic UK Portsmouth music competition are coming to The 1865 in Portsmouth. The Portsmouth music competition is brought to you by Future Music who are responsible for discovering acts such as Birdy Jacob Banks Lucy Spraggan Karen…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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11
SEP
SOUTHAMPTON MUSIC COMPETITION – OPEN MIC UK 2016
The 1865

Auditions for the exciting Open Mic UK Southampton music competition are coming to The 1865 in Southampton. The Southampton music competition is brought to you by Future Music who are responsible for discovering acts such as Birdy Jacob Banks Lucy Spraggan Karen…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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11
SEP
SOUTHAMPTON SINGING AUDITIONS – OPEN MIC UK 2016
1865

Auditions for the exciting Open Mic UK Southampton singing auditions are coming to The 1865 in Southampton. The Southampton singing auditions is brought to you by Future Music who are responsible for discovering acts such as Birdy Jacob Banks Lucy Spraggan Karen…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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15
SEP
Romesh Ranganathan
Kings Theatre Portsmouth

Romesh Ranganathan at Kings Theatre Portsmouth in Southsea on Thursday 15 September 2016. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
SEP
The Southampton Boat Show 2016
Mayflower Park

Now in its 48th year the Southampton Boat Show returns in September and will showcase the very best that the international sailing and boating world has to offer. With hundreds of boats on display including 330 on the stunning marina itself…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: +44(0)1784 473377
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17
SEP
Gilbert and Sullivan Concert
St George's Church

Concert by Opera Comique for church funds. Opera Comique specialise in performing Gilbert and Sullivan operettas.…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01329 665170
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22
SEP
3 Steps To The Paperless Office
Konica Minolta

Join us at Konica Minoltas Southern Headquarters in Chandlers Ford Southampton. Featuring guest speakers from Barclays Bank and Konica Minolta this informative morning event will talk about the 3 steps to the paperless office and how to automate business processes through the…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02380 267755
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23
SEP
Comedy All Stars 4th Birthday Special!
Barton Hall

Back from the Summer break and fully refreshed for the biggest laughs ever Comedy All Stars is 4 YEARS OLD ‐ and what a night weve got planned.Popcorn and hotdogs in the foyer a photobooth to remember the night with crazy photos…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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25
SEP
BIG Walkies Portsmouth
Staunton Country Park

Dogs and dog lovers of Portsmouth ‐ BIG Walkies is back and youre invited. Join us at Sir George Staunton Country Park on Sunday 25 September 2016 for more fun more trees and even more dogs. You can choose to walk a…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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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: 7.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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03
OCT
Jamie T
Portsmouth Guildhall

Jamie T at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth on Monday 03 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: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 13.2 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: 7.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01489 576248
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13
OCT
Sean Lock
Kings Theatre Portsmouth

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
OCT
Marcus Brigstocke: Why The Long Face?
The Nuffield Theatre

Dazzling inspired perfectly observed. Ive yet to see anything funnier ‐ Daily TelegraphIntelligent dark subtle stuff ‐ The Observer ... Charming hilarious and utterly refreshing ‐ Sunday MirrorI was born with a long face and now theres UKIP and Putin…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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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: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
OCT
Graeme Swann's Great British Spin Off
The Nuffield Theatre

This Autumn Graeme Swann Englands greatest ever spin bowler is heading out on a UK theatre tour with none other than crickets best loved commentator Henry Blofeld.Who better to discuss the trials and tribulations of Swannys illustrious career than the man who…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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20
OCT
Omid Djalili Schmuck For A Night
New Theatre Royal

Omid Djalili Schmuck For A Night at New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth on Thursday 20 October 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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: 3.5 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: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
OCT
Mark Thomas - The Red Shed
The Nuffield Theatre

The Red Shed is the third part in a trilogy that started with the multi award winning shows Bravo Figaro and Cuckooed. A story of strikes fights dinner ladies and commies. Crap beer great beer burgers and burger slingers. Pickets placards friendship…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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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: 7.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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23
OCT
Adam Hills
Mayflower Theatre

Adam Hills at Mayflower Theatre in Southampton on Sunday 23 October 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Visit the magnificent historic ships HMS Victory, HMS Warrior 1860 and the Mary Rose as well as the fascinating Mary Rose Museum, Royal Naval Museum and Action Stations, an interactive attraction on the modern‐day Navy.Live and breathe our nation's naval heritage through three of the most important warships…

Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth

Welcome to Blue Reef Aquarium in Southsea, Portsmouth, voted Visitor Attraction of the Year by Tourism South East. Blue Reef is part of an exciting new generation of wildlife attractions designed to inspire deeper understanding and appreciation of the natural world.Open‐top tanks allow close encounters with friendly…

Explosion Museum Of Naval Firepower

Welcome to Explosion, museum of Naval Firepower, situated on the Gosport side of Portsmouth Harbour, Hampshire, UK ‐ tracing Naval ordnance from the Battle of Trafalgar to the Gulf War.Explosion, The Museum of Naval Firepower is an award winning, hands on, interactive museum telling the story of naval…

Action Stations

Action Stations at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard takes you to the heart of today's modern Royal Navy. From the action movie Command Approved PG shown in our state of the art 275 seat cinema to the true to life helicopter, weapons and operations room simulators you'll soon find…

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…

Calshot Castle

Calshot castle was built by Henry VIII in 1539, as part of his chain of defences along the English south coast. At the time invasions were feared from either the French or Spanish navies and the Castle was built on a shingle spit close to the deep water…

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