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

04
SEP
National Theatre Live presents Medea
Thornden Hall

Helen McCrory The Last of the Haussmans returns to the National Theatre to take the title role in Euripides' powerful tragedy in a new version by Ben Power directed by Carrie Cracknell.Medea is a wife and a mother. For the sake of…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 246555
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SEP
Bestival
Robin Hill Country Park

The four‐day music festival is held at Robin Hill; a country park situated at the Isle of Wight in England. Bestival is a result of Rob da Banks Sunday Best club nights and record label.…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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: 14.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01886 833091
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12
SEP
JOHNNY CASH REVISITED
Medina Theatre

Johnny Cash Revisited is a semi‐biographical show illustrating the transition of Johnny Cash from being a young gospel singer from Dyess Arkansas into the legendary recording artist known as THE MAN IN BLACK. Rick McKay and special guest Jodie McKay paying tribute…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01983 527020
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12
SEP
The PSP Southampton Boat Show 2014
The PSP Southampton Boat Show 2014

The PSP Southampton Boat Show 2014 is the Festival of Boating for all the family. Buy your ticket now. Children 15yrs and under go free. We are staging the most exciting Show ever. 100 days filled with Have‐a‐Go attractions including Try‐a‐Boat Royal…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01784 473377
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SEP
FREE taster session at the Fareham Rock Choir
Wydeham House School

The Fareham Rock Choir is led by local musician Jan Moll. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members ‐ from performing at top music and arts venues like Wembley Stadium for Saracens v Harlequins in 2012 and…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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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: 14.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
SEP
NT Live presents A Streetcar Named Desire
Thornden Hall

The fastest‐selling production in the Young Vics history Tennessee Williams timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live from their London home by National Theatre Live. With Gillian Anderson The X‐Files The Fall as Blanche DuBois Ben Foster Lone Survivor…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 246555
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SEP
FREE taster session at the Hedge End Rock Choir
Wildern School

The local Hedge End choir is run by singing teacher Jan Moll. Over the past few years Rock Choir has become firmly ingrained on the national consciousness with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and commitment to community singing…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Southampton Rock Choir
Richard Taunton Sixth Form College

Your local Southampton choir is run by choir leader Jenny Deacon. 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 Jenny. Rock Choir…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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SEP
FREE taster session at the Portsmouth Rock Choir
Portsmouth Rugby Football Club

The Portsmouth Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Jan Moll. Our choir is made up of many locals who never thought they could sing or hadnt found the right outlet for their secret singing in the car or shower. I dont…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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19
SEP
Jack Daniel's Birthday
Liquid & Envy, Portsmouth

Join us this Friday for our big Jack Daniels birthday celebration Music lights and JD... What more do you need... And why not streamline your experience by ordering your JD via the UKCN appDrink Offers:&2.00 All Drinks All Night excludes Doubles Cocktails…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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Ian Hunter
Portsmouth Pyramids

English singer‐songwriter Ian Hunter hails from the Welsh border county of Shropshire and was once lead singer in the band Mott the Hoople 1969‐1974...and their 2009 reunion Solo endeavours include the singles Once Bitten…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
SEP
SKA Mania -The Selector and The Neville Staples
G Casino Portsmouth

The Selecter are fronted by the original singing duo of the 2 Tone era Pauline Black and Arthur Gaps Hendrickson. Theyre here to deliver classic hits like Three Minute Hero Missing Words On My Radio James Bond and of course Too Much…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 732277
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SEP
Miles Jupp
The Nuffield Theatre

Miles Jupp ‐ actor writer and comedian ‐ is making a return to stand‐up and going on his first live UK tour since the hugely successful Fibber In The Heat with which he toured the…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
SEP
Lewis Watson
Talking Heads

‐ watch Lewis Watson live at Talking Heads in Southampton Hampshire on the Sunday 21 September 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
SEP
Marcus Brigstocke
The Nuffield Theatre

Marcus Brigstocke is considered among Englands finest comedians currently on the comedy circuit. You may have recently seen him on TV shows such as Have I Got News for You Would I Lie to You…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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SEP
Tom Stade "Decisions Decisions" Tour 2014
Ashcroft Arts Centre

A natural performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Tom Stade is one of a kind with a genuine flare for observation…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01329 223100
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24
SEP
The Magic Numbers
Wedgewood Rooms

The Magic Numbers appears live in Portsmouth Hampshire at Wedgewood Rooms on Wednesday 24 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch The Magic Numbers at Wedgewood Rooms see the list of tickets available for The Magic Numbers.…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
SEP
Wheatus
Talking Heads

New York based Wheatus were formed by band member Brendan B. Brown in 1995 with the help of brother Peter Brown on drums Philip Jiminez on keyboards and Rich Liegey on bass starting out playing…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 412265
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SEP
Manchester Orchestra
Portsmouth Pyramids

Manchester Orchestra at Portsmouth Pyramids live on Friday 26 September 2014 in Portsmouth Hampshire. For tickets to see Manchester Orchestra at Portsmouth Pyramids see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
SEP
Alan Davies
Kings Theatre Portsmouth

After more than a decade since his last stand‐up show and following a hugely successful tour of Australia in 2011 Alan Davies the much‐loved star of iconic television series such as Jonathan Creek and QI…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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SEP
Anathema
Talking Heads

Anathema at Talking Heads in Southampton on Sunday 28 September 2014. 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 Anathema…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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SEP
Ben Montague
The Brook

Two years after debut single Haunted took the radio by storm Ben Montague is ready to launch his debut album Tales Of Flying and Falling and announces a tour to celebrate.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
OCT
Blitz Kids
Talking Heads

Blitz Kids at Talking Heads in Southampton on Wednesday 01 October 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service.…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
OCT
Dragonforce
Southampton Joiners Arms

Dragons might be extinct but DragonForce has refused to go the same way. As other members leave for other endeavours others have remained to keep the backbone of the group strong.Formed in 1999 DragonForce has…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
OCT
Black Veil Brides
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Seemingly glam inspired Black Veil Brides are the force behind 2011 hit album Set the World on Fire. The key to this Hollywood bands unique identity is its image both in the ways they look…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
OCT
Joan Armatrading
Shanklin Theatre

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
OCT
Kobra and the Lotus
Southampton Joiners Arms

Kobra and the Lotus at Southampton Joiners Arms in Southampton on Monday 06 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Kobra and the Lotus live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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