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
JUN
Speed Dating in Portsmouth
The Liquorist Portsmouth

Portsmouth Speed DatingAbout Speed Dating in Portsmouth EventsAt one of our Portsmouth Speed Dating events you will have four minutes to chat to each date. Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02380 784694
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21
JUN
Speed Dating in Winchester
pitcher and piano

Winchester Speed Dating How speed dating in Winchester worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Winchester. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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21
JUN
South Coast Comedian of the Year 2018
Portsmouth Guildhall

Its our 5th year searching for another brilliant new act from the region and heats 1‐8 are underway and this year the heats and semi finals are at the wonderful Portsmouth Guildhall with the final as usual at Southseas Wedgewood RoomsCome and…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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23
JUN
Carnival Garden Party
Sobar

Headsessions Soundsystem and Caveman Promotions Pres The Carnival Garden Partyw special guest MUNGOS HIFI 2 hour set from 5pmDISORDA Suspect PackagesDub ChroniclesSOUL 45MAD RADICS SOUNDREVERENECE SOUNDPowered by HEADSESSIONS SOUND SYSTEMHosted by MC RASDAN and IDEALIST MC very special guest vocalists and…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07753 884643
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24
JUN
Country Fair @ The Brickworks
The Brickworks Museum

Come and see the museum itself and then add animals crafts displays and more.Hampshire Narrow Gauge Railway Trust will be running their trains and the caf open. The museum steam engines will be powered up and the old machinery working.…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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27
JUN
Born To Win
The Medina Theatre

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01983 823884
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27
JUN
Southampton Ghost Tour
St Michaels Square,

Scream in Southampton with our interactive Southampton Ghost Tour.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…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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29
JUN
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 UK touring circuit…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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29
JUN
Comedy All Stars 29th June
Barton Hall

James Alderson brings three more amazing comedians to the Horndean stage blending well known faces rising stars and comedy legends to make a fantastic show at the biggest comedy club in the southThis show is no exception Lee Macks official tour support…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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06
JUL
Stompin' Dave's Blues3
Quay Arts

Stompin Daves Blues3 brings together three of the UKs top blues and roots musicians. Award winning drummer Sam Kelly larger than life personality Earl Jacksonand multi‐instrumentalist tornado tap dancer Stompin Dave Allen.Stompin Dave Allen ‐ vocalsguitarbanjoharmonicapiano. A master of all kinds of…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01983 822490
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06
JUL
Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club 6th july
Spinnaker Tower

The summer is here and we have the show to start the month with a bangJames and 3 more hilarious comedians from all over the world come together to split your sides starting with the award winning Laura Lexx Laura performs at…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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07
JUL
Tchaikovsky and Finzi
Oaklands School

Our season of concerts at Oaklands comes to a dramatic close with three works inspired by fictional or personal battles.Borodin based his opera Prince Igor on an ancient Russian epic tale which tells of the war of Igor against the Polovtsian tribes…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01489 877497
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07
JUL
Solent Male Voice Choir
The Church of the Holy Spirit

The Solent Male Voice Choir is directed by Geoffrey Porter and accompanied by Nigel Smith. There are refreshments available.…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 476700
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13
JUL
Missy Jay US Tour w/ Fiamma Fumana at Eastleight P
Eastleight Park Festival

We have been rehearsing for months tried new samplings editing remixing and producing new sounds said Missy Jay. Now we are ready to show what a fusion of genres can be. We play folk and electronic techno beats. Its so uniqueThe upcoming…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: +447785 113071
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14
JUL
NeilStock 2018
Victoria Pub

NEILSTOCK 2018 ‐ The Back from the Dead Tour The VIC Woolston on July 14th from 1pm to closing. The BC Experiment Black Couch Steve Winch & The Inception The Flying Alexandras And Neko RoshiLive Music ‐ Hog Roast ‐ DJ…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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22
JUL
Trains @ The Brickworks
The Brickworks Museum

An extra treat for the train lovers amongst you. For Hampshire Narrow Gauge Railway Trust it is a chance to show off their collection of rolling stock and latest projects.We will have the Museum all steamed up and working plus the caf…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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28
JUL
Belinda's Open Garden
Belinda's Garden

Join Jan Peirson Rose Road fundraiser extraordinaire as she opens Belindas beautiful private gardens to help raise funds for Rose Road.Support the work that we do with children and young people with profound and complex disabilities and enjoy an afternoon in the…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02380 449577
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30
JUL
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Stansted Park

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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30
JUL
Become a Harlequins Hero at summer rugby camps
Portsmouth Rugby Football Club

The Portsmouth RFC Harlequins Summer holiday camp is the perfect way to keep kids entertained during the school holidays. The camp which lasts from the 30th July to the 1st August is open to boys and girls aged 6‐14 years from complete…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Sports

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03
AUG
Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club 3rd August
Spinnaker Tower

Our first ever August show and its a crazy hilarious oneOpening the show is Tom Deacon. Youll recognise Toms smooth tones from his time as a Radio 1 DJ and then hosting Capital FMs breakfast show and since then has been making…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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19
AUG
Vehicles @ The Brickworks Museum
The Brickworks Museum

Southampton and District Heritage Transport Trust will be on site with their collection of buses.We will be all steamed up and the machinery working. Hampshire Narrow Gauge Railway Trust will be running their trains and inside there is the museum itself with…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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30
AUG
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Osborne

Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the worlds greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears a desperate quest to find her begins. Sherlock Holmes comes face to face…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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31
AUG
PETERSFIELD ANTIQUES FAIR
Festival Hall

Every February and September the Festival Hall fills with enthusiastic buyers and sellers of authentic Antiques and Fine Art including furniture paintings jewellery porcelain silver and Objets from Tudor oak to art deco lighting All are authenticated by teams of experts and…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01825 744074
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31
AUG
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Little Mix.
Medina Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE LITTLE MIX EXPERIENCEFour hugely talented girls pay tribute to one of the UKs finest girl bands with breathtaking dance moves replica costumes and some of the finest vocals in the UK. Bursting with personality this is a high‐energy…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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31
AUG
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Little Mix Exp
Medina Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE LITTLE MIX EXPERIENCEFour hugely talented girls pay tribute to one of the UKs finest girl bands with breathtaking dance moves replica costumes and some of the finest vocals in the UK. Bursting with personality this is a high‐energy…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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06
SEP
Women in Power
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

A series of raucous comedy sketches written by some of the UKs most influential women and directed by NST Associate Blanche McIntyre. Expect singing dancing music and women taking the lead in this fast funny and fiercely political new play based…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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06
SEP
Heritage Open Day @ The Brickworks Museum
The Brickworks Museum

We are open again as part of this national scheme to help everyone get close to our amazing heritage.…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01489 576248
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13
SEP
Sweeney Entertainments Presents T.Rextasy
Ferneham Hall

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS T.REXTASYMarc Bolan with his band T.Rex was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. With Bolans special ingredient of Rock‐a‐Boogie songs the band had a string of huge hits throughout the 1970s…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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20
SEP
Hal Cruttenden 'Chubster' UK Tour 2018
The Point

After a 2 year hiatus from touring one of the UKs most popular TV and live comedians is back with a new show entitled Chubster and nationwide tour this autumn. This hotly anticipated show premieres at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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23
SEP
WW1 Event @ The Brickworks Museum
The Brickworks Museum

11th November 1918 ‐ nearly 100 years ago ‐ the Great War finally ended but not before 8 million soldiers died and 21 million soldiers were injuredThe Brickworks want to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the war with our…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01489 576248
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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…

Spitbank Fort

A massive man‐made island, sitting a mile offshore from Portsmouth Harbour, Spitbank Fort is one of the most unusual military buildings ever constructed and one of the most unique venues to be found anywhere.During June, July and August you can visit the spectacular Spitbank Fort on Sunday afternoons…

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…

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…

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