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

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
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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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
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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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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01
APR
Dvorak Mass in D Major
Portsmouth Cathedral

Portsmouth Festival Choir and soloists from The Royal College of Music are conducted by Thomas Neal and accompanied by organist Mark Dancer.Dvorak Mass in D will be performed with other Czech and Russian choral music.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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01
APR
Hamlet
Kings Theatre Portsmouth

Icarus Theatre Collective presents their sexy bloody and fast‐paced tour of Hamlet. This gripping ensemble reimagining embraces Shakespeares brutality and amplifies the exhilaration and violence of one of the greatest plays ever written. The King of Denmark is dead. Consumed with grief…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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01
APR
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
The 1865

Having toured since 2007 The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees that stretch across all manner of…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 222605
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02
APR
Haydn's Seven Last Words of Christ
St. Faith�s Church

The Brent Quartet play Haydns Seven Last Words of Christ in Havants town centre church as part of the first Havant Music Festival in support of the Mayor of Havants Charities.…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 472700
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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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03
APR
Dr Frankenstein
NST - Nuffield Southampton Theatres

You are forever responsible for what you create.Victoria Frankenstein is a brilliant visionary young woman born into a world not ready for her. The industrial revolution is dawning and the British Empire circles the globe. Its an age of enlightenment a time…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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04
APR
The Solent Male Voice Choir & Bosmere Junior Schoo
St. Faith�s Church Hall

A joint concert with Solent Male Voice Choir & Bosmere Junior School Choir. Guest soloist : Canon Tom Kennar. Refreshments to follow. Easy free parking nearby.…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 472700
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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

19
APR
Canine Partners Puppy Party
titchfield community centre mill st titchfield Po14 4AB

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01730 716017
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20
APR
Speed Dating in Portsmouth
Spice Island Inn

Speed Dating in Portsmouth for 20s & 30s Thursday 20th April 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingportsmouth106510.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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22
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Yacht Sailing Taster Sessions
Hamble Yacht Services

Equinox Sailing are pleased to announce they will be holding further sailing experience sessions on Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd April 2017.Choose from the following session times and come along and experience what its like to sail a yacht. Morning Session…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07788 548989
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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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23
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ABP Southampton Full Marathon
Southampton Guildhall Sqaure

Just like the half marathon and 10k in 2016 youll get the chance to run over the Itchen Bridge at your 4‐5 mile race journey.At the top of the bridge almost 100ft up youll experience a feast for the eyes with the…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02380 254721
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23
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ABP Southampton One Mile Fun Run
Southampton Guildhall Sqaure

Open for all ages from 2 years to 120 years old Walk jog run do it in fancy dress or do it with the family for a 1 Mile Fun Run. This is a great fun run through the Southampton City Centre…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02380 254721
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23
APR
Big Steam Up! at Bursledon Brickworks
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

The first Steam‐up Sunday of the new season. All our resident traction engines and road rollers will be out in force. The museum will be in steam as well. Both the large steam engine and our small vertical one should be working…

Location: 7.5 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…

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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