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

23
FEB
Room on the Broom
The Nuffield Theatre

Tall Stories magical musical stage adaptation of Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler flies into townHow the cat purred and how the witch grinnedAs they sat on their broomstick and flew through the windThe witch and her cat…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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24
FEB
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…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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25
FEB
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre

Charlie Hubble is a boy with a big dream he wants to be a world‐class magician. Charlie saves up all his pocket money to buy The Big Book of Magic for Trainee Magicians. He sets off to Mr Zacoors Toy Shop…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02392 472700
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26
FEB
The Jerseys - Oh What A Nite!
Ferneham Hall

Featuring The Jerseys Leye D Johns and The Viva ShowgirlsJoin The Jerseys as we celebrate the timeless music of the 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons the Drifters The Stylistics Beach Boys and more ‐ from Doo Wop…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01329 231942
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02
MAR
Speed Dating in Portsmouth
Spice Island Inn

Speed Dating in Portsmouth for anyone aged 25 to 38 on Thursday 2nd March 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingportsmouth106509.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Portsmouths most popular singles night How speed dating in Portsmouth works ‐ When…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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03
MAR
Comedy All Stars 3rd March
Barton Hall

2017 is going to be a cracking year for comedy in Horndean and Marchs show starts it off with a bangJames Alderson brings 3 of the best comedians in the country to Barton Hall and opening the show is one of our…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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04
MAR
Old Mother Hubbard
NST - Nuffield Southampton Theatres

Join Old Mother Hubbard as she clatters about her kitchen hanging out the washing and making breakfast with her dancing dog Oscar at her side.Their little world of friendship and harmony is interrupted by the squeaking of a little mouse in the…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02360 871771
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06
MAR
Grapes of Wrath
NST - Nuffield Southampton Theatres

The American dust bowl. The height of the Great Depression. One family begins an epic journey driven as much by fear as by hope. Route 66 to California the Promised Land. In search of work. A new life.The Grapes of Wrath is…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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06
MAR
The Grapes of Wrath
NST - Nuffield Southampton Theatres

One of the greatest of the great American novels. The Guardian 100 Best Novels of All TimeA majestic adaptation... makes Steinbeck live for a new generation. The New York TimesThe American dust bowl. The height of the Great Depression. One family begins…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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10
MAR
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Langstone Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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11
MAR
A Bit of Magic with Stu & Friends
The Stage Door

Bringing a smorgasbord of colourful cabaret acts to the the Stage Door comedy magician Stu Turner hosts a brilliant bill packed full of talent.Join us for laughs tricks burlesque sketches impressions and moreBlending comedy & magic with absolute nonsense Stus offbeat act…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 630300
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11
MAR
Goldilocks
NST - Nuffield Southampton Theatres

An original adaptation of the well‐loved tale.Feisty ragdoll Goldilocks enters the Raggedy Woods and we follow her hilarious journey to the three bears house. Expect hurdy‐gurdy music naughty goblins helpful spiders porridge and sing‐a‐long funMartin Bridle and Su Eaton have woven extra…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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11
MAR
Great Classics for String Orchestra
Emsworth Baptist Church

Two of the greatest works for string orchestra the Introduction and Allegro by Elgar and the Serenade by Tchaikovsky feature in this evening of gorgeous classics presented by Havant Chamber Orchestra under their Music Director Robin Browning. Alongside Elgar and Tchaikovsky…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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11
MAR
Murder Mystery Dinner
Yelfs Hotel

Whilst enjoying the company of your fellow guests over a splendid three course dinner a blood‐curdling scream rends the night air and to your horror you realise that the charming person that was sitting next to you has just been killed …

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01983 564062
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12
MAR
CLASSICs on the Quay
Shamrock Quay Marina

Do you own a Classic car 1990 or older American Motorbike or interesting vehicle or Supercar of any age Join us for our Brunch show on the Quay from 10.30am till 12.30 with on‐site Restaurant and Cafeits the perfect place to discuss…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02380 229461
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15
MAR
South Coast Comedian of the Year 2017
New Theatre Royal

Now in its 4th successful year South Coast Comedian of the Year is back with another run of heats for this now famous competition searching for the brightest new comedy talent along the south coast of England and YOU get to vote…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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15
MAR
Speed Dating in Southampton
Ninety Degrees

Speed Dating in Southampton for anyone aged 25 to 40 on Wednesday 15th March 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingsouthampton106517.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Southamptons most popular singles night How speed dating in Southampton works ‐ When…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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18
MAR
Pat A Cake Baby
NST - Nuffield Southampton Theatres

Cake mixing baking and eating fuel this zingy high‐energy story as a restless baby sets about a night‐time adventure. GuardianAre you ready Grab a spoon Because its Pat‐a‐cake time Pitter‐patter get the butter Glitzy‐glossy whisk in sugar Jokey‐yolky add…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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22
MAR
Paul Carroll’s Music Hall Tavern
The Ferneham Hall

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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23
MAR
Musical Evening
Stansted House

Los Ladrones present concert versions of Sullivans Cox & Box and extracts from Haddon Hall.Interval Refreshments. Parking right outside House.…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02392 412265
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25
MAR
Comedy Singles Night in Southampton
Oceana Southampton

Introducing our new and exciting comedy singles night at Oceana Southampton Weve partnered up with Jongleurs to give you an evening full of laughs with the hope of meeting someone new for Singles in Southampton.Speed Dating in SouthamptonOur host will introduce you…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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25
MAR
Concerto for Tuba!
Oaklands Catholic School

The composer Edward Gregson is particularly well known for his works for brass band and he produced versions of his tuba concerto for both brass band and symphonic wind band. The original though was for orchestra and we are delighted to…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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25
MAR
Errol Linton
Quay Arts

Three times winner of Blues Harp Player of the year Errol Linton and his band play eclectic British blues but with a nod to his Caribbean heritage. Singer songwriter harp player and bandleader Errol carries the legacy of Little Walter Junior Wells…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01983 822490
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25
MAR
Leaf
NST - Nuffield Southampton Theatres

A leaf is bornIt grows and glows in the sunshine and the rainThen the wind blows and it becomes colderThe leaf changes colourIn the snow the leaf falls...But when spring comes a new leaf grows...Join us as we tell the life story…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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25
MAR
Mike The Mechanics
Portsmouth Guildhall

Mike The Mechanics at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth on Saturday 25 March 2017. 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: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
MAR
The Monstrum
NST - Nuffield Southampton Theatres

A disease has broken out. In a cold village on the edge of nowhere the young are being infected its transforming them into monstrous creatures. Villagers fearfully watch their children for symptoms. Bolek the local scholar makes a breakthrough in finding a…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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28
MAR
The Twits
NST - Nuffield Southampton Theatres

Mr. Twit was a twit. He was born a twit. And now at the age of sixty he was a bigger twit than ever. Mr Twit has a very hairy face. His beard is spiky and smelly. It also contains cornflakes sardines…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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29
MAR
Southampton Ghost Tour
Holiday inn

Scream in Southampton with our interactive Southampton Ghost Tour.Right from the start you will be gripped by many ghostly stories from Southamptons eerie past. The walks include live actors who take on the part of Southamptons most notorious ghostsYou will discover the…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07516 103947
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31
MAR
Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club
Spinnaker Tower

James Alderson introduces three brilliant acts to the stage for this Spring specialOpening the show is Dana Alexander as seen on Russell Howards Good News and BBCs Edinburgh Festival Specials Dana is in demand all over the world with her larger than…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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01
APR
CLASSICs on the Quay Special
Shamrock Quay Marina

Do you own a Classic car 1990 or older American Motorbike or interesting vehicle or Supercar of any age Join us for our very Special show being part of the Hampshire Food and Wine Festival on the 1st April from 10.00am…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02380 229461
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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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