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

19
AUG
Equinox Sailing Cruising Days
Hamble Yacht Services

So why not join the boat and crew on either of the dates below to experience cruising on a yacht. Saturday 19th August : 09:00 till 17:30 Sunday 20th August: 09:00 till 17:30Saturday 26th August 09:00 till 17:30Sunday 27th August 09:00 till…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07788 548989
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19
AUG
Newport Flavours of the World Market
St Thomas' Square,

Newport Isle of Wight is likely to be abuzz with locals out‐of‐town shoppers and tourists from Saturday to Monday on 19‐21 August when a colourful International World Food market sets up stall in the town centre in the square around St Thomas…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07542 026035
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19
AUG
Piano Recital - Ben Lathbury
St. Faith�s Church

Ben will play Mozart Satie Stravinsky Rachmaninoff and Gershwins Rhapsody in Blue.In aid of The Big Build Campaign.…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 492129
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20
AUG
Vehicles through the Ages at Bursledon Brickworks
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. This year we are hoping to have a plethora of old buses as well. We will be all steamed up…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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22
AUG
Great Expectations
Osborne

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Charles Dickens unforgettable story of love family and friendship set in the depths of Victorian England. From the haunting marshlands of Kent to the bustling streets of Victorian London this epic tale follows the fortunes of a young…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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22
AUG
Sensory Time Practitioner Course
TBC

Our Sensory Time classes encourage children to learn develop and grow in a safe and enabling environment. Parents can spend quality time making memories with their little ones safe in the knowledge that we have appropriate training and qualifications in place; in…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03300 432181
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23
AUG
Southampton Ghost Tour
St Michaels Square

Right from the start you will be gripped by the many ghostly stories from Southamptons eerie past. The tours include live actors who take on the part of Southamptons most notorious ghosts including the owner of Tudor House Sir John Dawtrey and…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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25
AUG
Don Letts (DJ Set) - BBC 6 Music
The Orange Rooms

Don Letts DJ set ‐ Friday 25th AugustBBC 6 Music Culture Clash Radio10pm ‐ 3amSUPPORTSOUL 45AstrofunkRoom Service ‐ Fleur De La VieWeve been working on this for a while and were absolutely delighted to finally announce that we will be bringing…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 232333
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25
AUG
Victorious Festival
Victorious Festival

Widely known as one of the best value festivals in the country Victorious Festival is the UKs biggest metropolitan festival of music and family entertainment taking place over the weekend of 25 27 August 2017 in the spectacular seaside location of…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: -
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29
AUG
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Portsmouth to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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29
AUG
The Wind in the Willows
Osborne House and Gardens

This Christmas travel with us down the riverbank on an exhilarating journey with Wind in the Willows favourites Ratty Mole Badger and Todd.…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
SEP
Speed Dating in Southampton
Ninety Degrees

Speed Dating in SouthamptonHow Speed Dating in Southampton worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Southampton you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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07
SEP
Heritage Open Day at Bursledon 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.This year thanks to a donation from Taylor Wimpey we are going to be steaming up…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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10
SEP
Southampton Auditions for TheVoice for Open Mic UK
The 1865

SOUTHAMPTON OPEN MIC UK AUDITIONS ARE LOOKING FOR THE VOICE TO WOW THE JUDGES AT OPEN MIC UK 2017Have you got the voice Audition dates for Southampton Open Mic UK have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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10
SEP
Southampton Open Mic UK Music Competition
The 1865

SOUTHAMPTON OPEN MIC UK MUSIC COMPETITION 2017 AUDITION DATES RELEASEDMusic competition auditions dates for Southampton Open Mic UK Music Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking hereOpen Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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10
SEP
Southampton Open Mic UK Singing Competition
The 1865

SOUTHAMPTON OPEN MIC UK SINGING COMPETITION 2017Singing Competition auditions dates for Southampton Open Mic UK Singing Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking hereOpen Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for the Southampton Singing…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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10
SEP
Southampton Songwriting Competition
The 1865

SOUTHAMPTON FUTURE MUSIC SONGWRITING COMPETITION 2017 PERFORMANCE DATES RELEASEDSongwriting Competition performance dates for Southampton Future Music Songwriting Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Future Music 2017 by clicking hereFuture Music have announced their performance dates for the Southampton Songwriting Competition…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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14
SEP
Speed Dating in Portsmouth
Spice Island Inn

Speed Dating in PortsmouthHow Speed Dating in Portsmouth worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Portsmouth you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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19
SEP
RCNi Revalidation Study Day - Southampton 2017
Double Tree by Hilton, Southampton

USE DISCOUNT CODE EVT5 TO GET 5 OFF YOUR BOOKINGOfficial NMC revalidation forms will be brought to life through group discussions and workshops.The Study Day is designed to give nurses the opportunity to discuss their individual concerns with peers and revalidation experts…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02088 723197
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24
SEP
Portsmouth Songwriting Competition
Portsmouth Pyramids Centre

PORTSMOUTH FUTURE MUSIC SONGWRITING COMPETITION 2017 PERFORMANCE DATES RELEASEDSongwriting Competition performance dates for Portsmouth Future Music Songwriting Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Future Music 2017 by clicking hereFuture Music have announced their performance dates for the Portsmouth Songwriting Competition…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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24
SEP
Trains galore at Bursledon Brickworks
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

The September Steam‐up Sunday will have as its focus 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. But on top there…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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28
SEP
The Nightingales
Stansted House

The Nightingales a vocal group from Emsworth entertain in the elegant Edwardian Music Room of Stansted House together with Geoff & Marion Porter piano & reader.Free parking right outside The House.Interval refreshments included.Access from north entrance.…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 412265
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29
SEP
Manford's Comedy Club
The Stage Door

The Stage Door in Southampton plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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29
SEP
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
Portsmouth Guildhall

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth on Friday 29 September 2017. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Greg Davies You…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
SEP
Havant Symphony Orchestra
Hayling Island Community Centre

Havant Symphony Orchestra once again brings an evening of beautiful music to Hayling Island Community CentreThe Orchestra have had a great year working with young conductor Tom Griffin as holder of their Bob Harding Bursary. His last outing with the Orchestra…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01489 877497
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30
SEP
Portsmouth Auditions for The Voice to Win Open Mic
Pyramids Centre

PORTSMOUTH OPEN MIC UK AUDITIONS ARE LOOKING FOR THE VOICE TO WOW THE JUDGES AT OPEN MIC UK 2017Have you got the voice Audition dates for Portsmouth Open Mic UK have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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30
SEP
Portsmouth Open Mic UK Music Competition
Portsmouth Pyramids Centre

PORTSMOUTH OPEN MIC UK MUSIC COMPETITION 2017 AUDITION DATES RELEASEDMusic competition auditions dates for Portsmouth Open Mic UK Music Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking hereOpen Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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30
SEP
Portsmouth Open Mic UK Singing Competition
Portsmouth Pyramids Centre

PORTSMOUTH OPEN MIC UK SINGING COMPETITION 2017Singing Competition auditions dates for Portsmouth Open Mic UK Singing Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking hereOpen Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for the Portsmouth Singing…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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01
OCT
Rainbow Run
Fairthorne Manor

This 3k fun run is not about speed or fitness its about celebration having crazy fun with friends family and colleagues all while raising vital funds for your local childrens hospice.Youll be pelted with powdered paint as you make your way around…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01962 760060
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06
OCT
Absolute Bowie
Engine Rooms

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08006 889311
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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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