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

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Miles Jupp
The Nuffield Theatre

Miles Jupp ‐ actor writer and comedian ‐ is making a return to stand‐up and going on his first live UK tour since the hugely successful Fibber In The Heat with which he toured the…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
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Lewis Watson
Talking Heads

‐ watch Lewis Watson live at Talking Heads in Southampton Hampshire on the Sunday 21 September 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
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Marcus Brigstocke
The Nuffield Theatre

Marcus Brigstocke is considered among Englands finest comedians currently on the comedy circuit. You may have recently seen him on TV shows such as Have I Got News for You Would I Lie to You…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
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Tom Stade "Decisions Decisions" Tour 2014
Ashcroft Arts Centre

A natural performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Tom Stade is one of a kind with a genuine flare for observation…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01329 223100
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24
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The Magic Numbers
Wedgewood Rooms

The Magic Numbers appears live in Portsmouth Hampshire at Wedgewood Rooms on Wednesday 24 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch The Magic Numbers at Wedgewood Rooms see the list of tickets available for The Magic Numbers.…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
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Wheatus
Talking Heads

New York based Wheatus were formed by band member Brendan B. Brown in 1995 with the help of brother Peter Brown on drums Philip Jiminez on keyboards and Rich Liegey on bass starting out playing…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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An Evening of Flanders and Swann
Stansted House

David Bathurst and Geoffrey Porter present An Evening of Flanders and Swann in the lovely Edwardian Music Room of Stansted House. Interval refreshments included in the price of a ticket. Free parking outside The House via the north entrance Stansted Offices.…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 412265
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Gianna Lauren
The Art House

Canadian‐born songstress Gianna Lauren is proud to announce the U.K. release of her latest single Anchor Down' taken from her On Personhood' EP. The single's release is set to accompany her U.K. tour in September which follows the success of her debut…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02073 701434
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Manchester Orchestra
Portsmouth Pyramids

Manchester Orchestra at Portsmouth Pyramids live on Friday 26 September 2014 in Portsmouth Hampshire. For tickets to see Manchester Orchestra at Portsmouth Pyramids see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Alan Davies
Kings Theatre Portsmouth

After more than a decade since his last stand‐up show and following a hugely successful tour of Australia in 2011 Alan Davies the much‐loved star of iconic television series such as Jonathan Creek and QI…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Anathema
Talking Heads

Anathema at Talking Heads in Southampton on Sunday 28 September 2014. 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 for Anathema…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Ben Montague
The Brook

Two years after debut single Haunted took the radio by storm Ben Montague is ready to launch his debut album Tales Of Flying and Falling and announces a tour to celebrate.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
OCT
Blitz Kids
Talking Heads

Blitz Kids at Talking Heads in Southampton on Wednesday 01 October 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service.…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
OCT
Dragonforce
Southampton Joiners Arms

Dragons might be extinct but DragonForce has refused to go the same way. As other members leave for other endeavours others have remained to keep the backbone of the group strong.Formed in 1999 DragonForce has…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
OCT
Black Veil Brides
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Seemingly glam inspired Black Veil Brides are the force behind 2011 hit album Set the World on Fire. The key to this Hollywood bands unique identity is its image both in the ways they look…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
OCT
Joan Armatrading
Shanklin Theatre

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
OCT
Kobra and the Lotus
Southampton Joiners Arms

Kobra and the Lotus at Southampton Joiners Arms in Southampton on Monday 06 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Kobra and the Lotus live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
OCT
Katherine Ryan
Ashcroft Arts Centre

Katherine has appeared as a guest on numerous panel shows including 8 OUT OF 10 CATS and NEVER MIND THE BUZZCOCKS she is also due to appear on Q.I. later in the year. She also…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
OCT
Marmozets Lonely The Brave
Talking Heads

Marmozets Lonely The Brave at Talking Heads in Southampton on Thursday 09 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Marmozets Lonely The Brave live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
OCT
Lee Mack Hit the Road Mack
Portsmouth Guildhall

The multi‐award winning star of Not Going Out and Would I Lie To You Lee Mack is going back on the road with his first live tour in 4 years. Expect his trademark brand of…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
OCT
Lee Mack
Portsmouth Guildhall

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
OCT
Dom Pipkin & The Iko's
Quay Arts

A uniquely flavoured and world travelled live band Dom Pipkin & The Ikos deliver the hottest New Orleans funk and Rhythm & Blues driven by killer UK piano player Dom Pipkin.I can't hold a candle to this guy. He's a serious piano…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01983 822490
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18
OCT
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Oceana, Southampton

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to somethingspectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from theCircus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest mostspectacular club nights across…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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20
OCT
Level 42
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Level 42 could have called it a day in 2010 following their successful 30th anniversary tour but true to form Mark Kings thumping bass refuses to quit as the legendary British band announce a tour…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
OCT
The Treatment
Southampton Joiners Arms

The Treatment at Southampton Joiners Arms in Southampton on Monday 20 October 2014. 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: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
OCT
10cc
Kings Theatre Portsmouth

Join 10cc as they perform hit after hit with over 10 top ten hits including Im Not In Love Dreadlock Holiday Good Morning Judge The Things We Do For Love The Dean And I The…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
OCT
George Ezra
Portsmouth Pyramids

George Ezra at Portsmouth Pyramids in Portsmouth on Wednesday 22 October 2014. 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: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
The Anemos Wind Quintet
Stansted House

The Anemos Wind Quintet make a welcome return visit to the elegant Edwardian Music Room of Stansted House. Interval refreshments served in the Main Hall included in ticket price. Free parking outside the House access via the north entrance Stansted Offices.…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 412265
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23
OCT
Coma
The Brook

Coma at The Brook in Southampton on Thursday 23 October 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service. …

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
Seth Lakeman
O2 Guildhall Southampton

English Folk musician Seth Lakeman was born and raised in Devon and along with his brothers Sam and Sean has played a variety of instruments and recorded folk music in their own band first of…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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