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

26
APR
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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26
APR
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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26
APR
Speed Dating in Southampton
Ninety Degrees

Speed Dating in Southampton for anyone aged 37 to 49 on Wednesday 26th April 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingsouthampton106518.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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28
APR
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Medina Theatre

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01983 823884
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28
APR
Manfords Comedy Club
The Stage Door

The Stage Door Theatre 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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05
MAY
Film on a Farm - Outdoor- Indiana Jones and the Ra
Manor Farm

Film on a Farm is a unique Outdoor Cinema experience. Showcasing some of the most stunning landscapes the Great British countryside has to offer. Pull up a straw bale and snuggle up beneath a blanket of stars and join us for a…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07768 706928
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05
MAY
Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club
Spinnaker Tower

Award winning comedian James Alderson introduces another full line up of comedy to the Spinnaker Tower stageOpening the show is Karen Bailey. Karen has just supported Joe Lycett on tour and can be seen performing at all the best clubs around the…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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05
MAY
Tea Coffee Or Something
Guildhall Portsmouth

Free From Gravity is set to release their inspirational single entitled Tea Coffee or Something on 5 May 2017. The bands front man Vince Barnes having seen a video on YouTube of a police officer in New York physically abusing a homeless…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07507 126956
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06
MAY
Film on a Farm - Outdoor Cinema – Pretty Woman
Manor Farm

Film on a Farm ‐ Outdoor Cinema Pretty WomanFilm on a Farm is a unique Outdoor Cinema experience. Showcasing some of the most stunning landscapes the Great British countryside has to offer. Pull up a straw bale and snuggle up beneath…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07768 706928
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06
MAY
Spirit of Music Festival: Bach and the Divine
St Peter's Church, Petersfield

The festival marks 500 years of Lutheran Reformation in Germany. This first of 2 concerts on 6th May highlights the work of JS Bach including solo works for violin cello and piano and extracts from The Art of Fugue. Performers…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01730 301000
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06
MAY
Spirit of Music Festival: German Choral Traditions
St Peters Church, Petersfield

The festival marks 500 years of Lutheran Reformation in Germany with this second of 2 concerts on this date. The concert features The Petersfield Choir and the Southdowns Camerata together performing Mozarts Requiem along with Lutheran protestant music by Bach Schutz…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01730 301000
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12
MAY
Comedy All Stars HORNDEAN 12th May
Barton Hall

Once again the biggest comedy show in the south returns now in its 5th yearOpening the show is Sean Collins a Canadian comic who performs all over the world and headlines the biggest clubs in the UK. Youll recognise him from Michael…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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13
MAY
"Beer, Bricks & Buses" at Bursledon Brickworks
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

A first for the Brickworks we are holding our very own beer festival Bricks Beer and Busesbecause that is exactly what it is going to be. We will be running a heritage bus service from Swanwick Station good trains to Portsmouth…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01489 576248
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13
MAY
Hack Pompey 7: Hack the Home
Portland Building

Home sweet home. Theres no place like it for sure but why not make it more special with clappers for your lights self‐watering plants or perhaps a Nerf gun home defense systemHack the Home will be a Saturday full of innovation from…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: Seew ebsite
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13
MAY
Southampton City Live@The Bandstand
Palmerston Park

Now in its third year this free to attend music and arts event is now bigger and better than ever. With three music stages and additional attractions and entertainment there is something for every one. Come and enjoy…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 553736
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13
MAY
The Naomi House and Jacksplace Gauntlet Games
Matterlry Estate

The 5k and 10k obstacle course will see you tackle a series of gladiator zones bounce on inflatables swing from monkey bars over water battle gladiators with pugil sticks and escape onto a giant slippery slideThis hilarious and challenging obstacle course is…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01962 760060
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14
MAY
Larry Garner and The Norman Beaker Band
The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre

Two Blues greats Larry Garner Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame and Norman Beaker British Legend Blues Hall of Fame are coming to the Spring Arts & Heritage Centre in Havant Hampshire Born in Louisiana and picking up the areas distinct Swamp Blues…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 472700
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16
MAY
The Woman In Black
NST - Nuffield Southampton Theatres

Susan Hills acclaimed ghost story comes dramatically alive in Stephen Mallatratts ingenious stage adaptation.Now celebrating 27 terrifying years in the West End Robin Herfords gripping production is a brilliantly successful study in atmosphere illusion and controlled horror.A lawyer obsessed with a curse…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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20
MAY
Beethoven Concert
Ferneham Hall

An all Beethoven Concert played by The Havant Chamber Orchestra conducted by Robin Browning. Overture Creatures of Prometheus Piano Concerto No. 3 soloist Roger Owens & Symphony No. 5.free parking. Licensed Bar.…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 261372
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20
MAY
Beethoven night in Fareham!
Ferneham Hall

Its Beethoven night with the Havant Chamber Orchestra The stunning fifth Symphony rounds off a feast of great works from the great man.The Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus provides a suitably dramatic opening to the concert. It is short…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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24
MAY
Southampton Sailing Week
Royal Southampton Yacht Club

One of the Worlds top locations for Sailing the Solent and Southampton Waters are home to World Famous races and Southampton Sailing week is here to celebrate all things Sailing and encourage more people to enjoy the water.…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02380 254721
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25
MAY
Alex Poulton, baritone
Stansted House

Alex Poulton baritone with Peter Rhodes piano present with film projection Debussy & Satie in the elegant Edwardian Music Room of Stansted House.Interval refreshments included in ticket price.Easy parking right outside The House.…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 412265
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25
MAY
EXHIBITION: VISIONS & DIMENSIONS
Quarr Abbey Art Gallery

Quarr Abbey is situation in tranquil landscaped gardens. Facilities include tearoom and gardens farm shop plants and home‐grown produce for sale bookshop visitor centre old abbey ruins woodland walk disabled access and toilets. The abbey also keep pigs and rescued chickens. Large…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01983 867505
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27
MAY
Absolute Bowie
New Theatre Royal

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 649000
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28
MAY
Children's Fun Day at Bursledon Brickworks
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

A day of activities aimed at children aged 3 90 All kinds of things to do with child focussed entertainment for the day. The entry price includes the museum which will be all steamed up and the old machinery working.…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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30
MAY
Babe - The Sheep Pig
NST - Nuffield Southampton Theatres

Meet the lovable Babe in a heart‐warming tale of friendship adventure and bravery.When Babe arrives at Hoggets Farm he is taken in by the trusty sheep‐dog Fly and discovers a talent for herding. With the help of his adopted Mum our polite…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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03
JUN
Allo Allo
Langstone Hotel

Welcome to Rene and Ediths restaurant ‐ but you may have chosen a bad night.Rene has agreed to look after the painting of the Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies in the cellar to keep it safe till the war is over.…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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06
JUN
Miss Meena and the Masala Queens
NST - Nuffield Southampton Theatres

Dazzling saris grand Bollywood lip‐sync dance numbers and queues of adoring fans for Miss Meena this is all now a distant memory. The once famous and fabulous drag queen has lost his sparkle and like his nightclub is washed up and…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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08
JUN
Cox and Box
St.Michael's Church, Chalton

Music by Sullivan without Gilbert presented by Los Ladrones six singers and a pianist. Concert versions of Cox and Box and extracts from Haddon Hall.Interval refreshments and easy parking.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02392 476700
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09
JUN
Comedy All Stars PORTMOUTH
New Theatre Royal

Comedy All Stars is coming to PORTSMOUTH The biggest comedy club in the south founded in Horndean with regular shows throughout the year is coming to the New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth for two huge shows cram‐packed full of TV faces from…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02392 649000
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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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