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
JAN
Consensual
NST - Nuffield Southampton Theatres

Theres the way I remember things. The way I want to remember things. And the way things happenedWhat happens when buried secrets catch up with you Freddie used to be Dianes student and her lover. The truth about their relationships is about…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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19
JAN
Speed Dating in Portsmouth
Spice Island Inn

Speed Dating in Portsmouth for 20s & 30s on Thursday 19th January 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingportsmouth106507.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Portsmouths most popular singles night How speed dating in Portsmouth works ‐ When you arrive…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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29
JAN
Southampton Celebration Proms
Mayflower Theatre

Join over 300 fantastic performers from across the city for an entertaining evening of uplifting and inspirational music. ReesLeisure in collaboration with Showcase Performance Company presents the inaugural Southampton Celebration Proms. Performances range from school and community groups to soprano solos and…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 711811
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31
JAN
Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett
Nuffield Theatre

Shove them down the front of your trousers. People notice whats missing more than they notice whats there. Only one pair though dont get ambitious.31st January ‐ 4th February 2017 Nuffield Theatre SouthamptonIt started as a sudden strange fancy: Polly Perks…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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03
FEB
Laughter Live!
Ferneham Hall

Laughter Live continues to go from strength to strength and 2017 looks to be the best yetAward winning comedian James Alderson takes the reigns and hosts the show cram‐packed with TV faces.Opening the show is Alex Smith the guitar welding comedian seen…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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08
FEB
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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11
FEB
Havant Chamber Orchestra
Ferneham Hall

Concert by Havant Chamber Orchestra with music director Robin Browning and oboe soloist James Turnbull.Mendelssohn was a master of the concert overture and Havant Chamber Orchestra begin this concert with one of his finest The Fair Melusine. This was inspired…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01329 231942
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11
FEB
Joe Lycett comes to Spinnaker Tower!
Spinnaker Tower

Two amazing nights are planned at Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club starring the one and only Joe LycettMost will remember Joe from his parking ticket rant on 8 Out of 10 Cats but youll also have seen him numerous times on Live At…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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12
FEB
The Girl From Mars
Wedgewood Rooms

Experience Britpop as youve never seen or heard it before in this all‐out concept show that combines incredible live music with an out of this world narrative.Crammed full of all the biggest Britpop anthems ‐ Oasis Pulp Blur Supergrass Dodgy Catatonia Republica…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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14
FEB
Spinnaker Tower Valentines Day Comedy Night
Spinnaker Tower

Were putting on a special night of comedy on Valentines Day for those who are in love or those who just love to laugh We have a host of acts who will tickle everyones funny bone some Spinnaker Tower favourites and…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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

Speed Dating in Southampton for 20s & 30s on Wednesday 15th February 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingsouthampton106516.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Southamptons most popular singles night How speed dating in Southampton works ‐ When you arrive…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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17
FEB
Rock Icons Show
Berry Theatre

Rock Icons is an all new energetic live music show that will take you on a journey through the eras and evolution of Classic Rock featuring music & visuals from the worlds most iconic Albums and Bands from Yes Deep Purple Queen…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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18
FEB
'Pioneers to Professionals: Women and the Royal Na
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Pioneers to Professionals: Women and the Royal Navy will open to the public in 2017 and focus on the history of women working in the Naval Service. The exhibition will reveal some of the lesser‐known stories of women dating right back to…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02074 392822
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20
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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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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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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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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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
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
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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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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02
APR
Special Craft Fair at Bursledon Brickworks
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

First Sunday of the new season we open our doors again. This year we are going to be starting with a craft fair to get the season going. Entry prices include both the museum and the craft fair. …

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01489 576248
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06
APR
Rick Astley
Portsmouth Guildhall

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
APR
Rough Runner The South - Saturday
Bereleigh Estate

Welcome to our world of teamwork fun and incredible unique obstacles.Ever watched a TV game show and thought Id love to try that Or are you just bored with other running events and obstacle racesEither way youre in the right place now…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Sports

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09
APR
Rough Runner The South - Sunday
Bereleigh Estate

Welcome to our world of teamwork fun and incredible unique obstacles.Ever watched a TV game show and thought Id love to try that Or are you just bored with other running events and obstacle racesEither way youre in the right place now…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 00000 000000
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15
APR
Billy Ocean
Mayflower Theatre

Born in Trinidad but based out of Britain for his entire career Billy Ocean was the undisputed king of British R&B in the 1970's and 1980's. Billy has not only scored with many Top 20…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
APR
ABP Southampton 10K
Southampton Guildhall Sqaure

Following the same route as the Half Marathon for the first 7k of the route the 10km route is a stunning mix of coast city and parks. Starting in the heart of the city by the Guildhall Square this fairly flat route…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02380 254721
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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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