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

12
FEB
Cinderella - the pantomime
Bursledon Village Hall

Come along and enjoy Cinderella ‐ a traditional family pantomime.There are plenty of jokes and audience participation ‐ and a few well known songs to please kids of all ages.There are all the usual characters too ‐ Cinderella Buttons Prince Charming and…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07958 464677
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13
FEB
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Lakeside Coastal Village

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: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 463976
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13
FEB
Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club Valentines Special
Spinnaker Tower

SPINNAKER TOWER COMEDY CLUB VALENTINES SPECIALOur yearly Valentines celebration is a corker this year with TWO nights over the valentines weekend so everyone can get a chance to come and laugh with loved ones.Hosting is regular award winning comedian James Alderson and…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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13
FEB
Bowling For Soup
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Despite this punk pop band forming way back in 1994 they didnt rise from local prominence until made several supporting appearances for large punk and ska bands. Since then they have grown in popularity…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
FEB
The Witches
The Nuffield Theatre

Roald Dahls scariest book is brought to life in a tremendously terrifying treat for the whole family. Witches absolutely detest children. They find them revolting and are planning to wipe them out like weasels They want to squish them and squiggle them…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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17
FEB
South Coast Comedian of the Year 2016
The New Theatre Royal

100 comedians from the south coast enter and 50 make it down to the live heats at the wonderful new studio at The New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth.They have 6 minutes to impress and make you laugh and you the audience decide…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02392 649000
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18
FEB
Rebecca Ferguson
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Rebecca Ferguson a singer songwriter from Liverpool first caught publics eye in 2010 when she was fighting her way to the stars in the popular star search show The X Factor where she finished as…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
FEB
Runrig
Portsmouth Guildhall

Formed on the Scottish isle of Skye Runrig are a Scottish Celtic rock group who sing both in English and Gaelic. They first appeared on the music scene in the early 1970s and have released…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
FEB
Laughter Live
Ferneham Hall

Award winning comedian James Alderson once again hosts this huge comedy extravaganza in Farehams Ferneham HallOpening the show is the one and only Jarred Christmas the New Zealander who is larger than life and very familiar to anyone with a telly Jarred…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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20
FEB
Tangled Up - All Day Mash Up
The Barn

Tangled Up is back Established in Portsmouth we like to bring you events involving headline artists resident DJs and some of the Souths best up and coming and undiscovered DJs.On the 20th February we bring you some of the best rising names…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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20
FEB
Richard Hawley
O2 Guildhall Southampton

2008 Best British male performer Richard Hawley is set to embark upon a cross UK tour this fall. Critically acclaimed as a guitarist singersongwriter producer and renowned for his onstage performances Rick can dazzle across…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
FEB
Eastleigh 10k
Fleming Park Leisure Centre

Take part in one of the largest 10k road races in the south for Naomi House in 2016 ‐ the Eastleigh 10kThe event takes place on Sunday 20 March 2016 and is once again set to attract more than 2750 runners …

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01962 760060
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21
FEB
Rob Beckett: Mouth of the South
The Nuffield Theatre

Becketts back with a brand‐new hour of funnies and hes taking on the big issues like Kit Kats and flatbread Star of BBC1s Live at the Apollo BBC2s Mock the Week & Channel 4s 8 out of 10 Cats.A revelation …

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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22
FEB
Jamie Raven
Portsmouth Guildhall

Jamie Raven at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth on Monday 22 February 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
FEB
A Raisin in the Sun
The Nuffield Theatre

Never before in the entire history of theatre has so much of the truth of black peoples lives been seen on the stageJames BaldwinThe Younger family live in a tiny apartment one that only just fitted them when they were half the…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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23
FEB
CHARITY QUIZ & CURRY NIGHT IN AID OF THE HAVEN
The Concorde Club

Test your knowledge at The Concorde Clubs quiz and curry night on 23rd February 2016. Includes a Raffle. Prizes for the winning teams. 6 maximum in a team. With a delicious curry served during the interval. To purchase tickets call…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01329 559290
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23
FEB
The Classic Rock Show
Portsmouth Guildhall

The Classic Rock Show at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth on Tuesday 23 February 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Classic Rock Show tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
FEB
U2 2 at The Brook
The Brook

U2 2 are now in their 24th year on the road Formed as a look‐a‐like sound ‐ like band they remain the real‐deal when it comes to U2 tribute. Known for their attention to sounds the band have regularly been…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 555366
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28
FEB
Mark Steel: Who Do I Think I Am
The Nuffield Theatre

The most well‐crafted and poignant comedy turns at this years Fringe The HeraldInteresting engaging and funny The MirrorIt never really bothered me that Id never met my mum.It never occurred to me I needed to meet her to find out who I…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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29
FEB
Sabaton Alestorm
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Sabaton Alestorm at O2 Guildhall Southampton in Southampton on Monday 29 February 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
FEB
Twenty One Pilots
Portsmouth Guildhall

Twenty One Pilots at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth on Monday 29 February 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAR
The Massive Tragedy of Madame Bovary!
The Nuffield Theatre

For your viewing pleasure Peepolykus No Wise Men The Hound of the Baskervilles proudly present Gustave Flauberts masterpiece Madame Bovary. The seminal nineteenth century novel will be brought spectacularly to life by director Madame Bodinetz and her bijoux cast with a fair…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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02
MAR
80's Invasion Tour
Kings Theatre Portsmouth

The 80s are back Tony Denton Promotions bring together four of the decades most memorable artists to tour together for the first time ever. The 80s Invasion tour features the cream of music from the some of the most popular artists…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 709709
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02
MAR
Big Country Midge Ure 80s Invasion
Kings Theatre Portsmouth

Big Country Midge Ure 80s Invasion at Kings Theatre Portsmouth in Southsea on Wednesday 02 March 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Big…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
MAR
Cowes - Recruitment & Income Presentation
New Holmwood Hotel

You are invited to a Recruitment & Income Presentation.A unique opportunity for you to earn an additional income.No matter what your age background or circumstances you could build a substantial income alongside your other commitments.The main advantages of the opportunity are: Choose…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07444 875382
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04
MAR
Comedy All Stars
Horndean Technology College

Now in its 4th year the shows keep growing with fabulous line ups and this first show of 2016 is no exceptionJames Alderson introduces to the stage 3 of the funniest guys in the UK right now.Gary Delaney headlines every comedy club…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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06
MAR
Resolution Run- Queen Elizabeth Country Park
Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Join us for this fantastic 5k10k run at Queen Elizabeth Country Park on Sunday 6th March 2016. If your New Years Resolution is to get more fit and active in 2016 then this is the event for you. Resolution Run starts…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02380 720430
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06
MAR
Lulu
The Concorde Club

Lulu at The Concorde Club in Eastleigh on Sunday 06 March 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Lulu live in the knowledge that…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

11
MAR
Dead Prez LIVE
The Social Club

The Real LIVE HIP HOP continues ... Dead Prez The Florida‐based political rap duo Dead Prez consists of Stic.man and M‐1 a pair of rappers inspired by revolutionaries from Malcolm X to Public Enemy. They immersed themselves in political and social studies…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 230606
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17
MAR
Stansted Musical Evening
Stansted House

Los Ladrones present a rare opportunity to see two delightful Victorian Savoy curtain raiser operettas: Captain Billy by Harry Greenbank & Francois Cellier & Mr Jericho by Harry Greenbank and Ernest Ford. Interval Refreshments included in £10 Ticket £8 Friends.Ring: 02392 412265…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02392 412265
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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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