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

13
DEC
Speed Dating in Southampton
Ninety Degrees

Speed Dating in SouthamptonHow Speed Dating in Southampton worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Southampton you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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15
DEC
Intro to essential oils: Nature's medicine cabinet
Friends Meeting House Quakers

Come to our live class where we will present:‐ An introduction to essential oils‐ How you can use essential oils‐ Particular focus on 10 of the most commonly‐used oilsAttendance is free and attendees will receive a free gift of…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01962 600121
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16
DEC
It's beginning to look like Christmas!
Hayling Island Community Centre

Celebrate the festive season with iconic music that has become associated with Christmas since Mozarts father Leopold wrote a musical Sleigh Ride The orchestra and choir from Chichester University are joined by members of Havant Symphony Orchestra in a superb family…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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19
DEC
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Portsmouth to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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20
DEC
Southampton Ghost Tour
St Michaels Square

Right from the start you will be gripped by the many ghostly stories from Southamptons eerie past. The tours include live actors who take on the part of Southamptons most notorious ghosts including the owner of Tudor House Sir John Dawtrey and…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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21
DEC
Speed Dating in Portsmouth
Spice Island Inn

Speed Dating in PortsmouthHow Speed Dating in Portsmouth worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Portsmouth you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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31
DEC
AAA NYE (The Loft & The Social) - 8 til late
The Loft & The Social

AAA NYE ‐ 8 til late 3 areas of entertainment 1 TicketEarly‐bird £10 tickets on sale now through SkiddleOur 3rd NYE celebration ‐ the BIGGEST yet3 rooms of entertainmentLIVE bandsDJs throughout the nightResidents & special guests incl. Band Of Skulls…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 232333
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13
JAN
Southern Shores
The Gallery, Gosport Discovery Centre

An exhibition bringing together marine‐themed works from the outstanding collection of Southampton City Art Gallery to celebrate the shores of the south we inhabit. This eclectic selection of paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries includes works by Richard Eurich Spencer Gore…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02392 501957
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17
JAN
Recruitment Open Day!
Southampton City Centre

Do you want to work with the likes of Facebook Oculus Rift VR and Monster EnergyWe at Elevate Staffing specialise in staffing events promotions and festivals for all the top brands across the UK With exciting brand campaigns in the pipeline for…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02071 830303
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21
JAN
An Ellen Kent Production: Rigoletto
Kings Theatre Southsea

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiRIGOLETTO.The masterpiece they tried to ban.Starring Vladimir Dragos and Iurie Gisca as Rigoletto.Featuring a magnificent golden eagle with a seven‐foot wingspan and two royal greyhounds.A…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02392 828282
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27
JAN
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Isle of Wigh
Ryde Catle Hotel

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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03
FEB
Beethoven's Eroica
Ferneham Hall

Music of contrasting moods brings drama joyfulness and melancholy to this programme of pieces spanning the development between the classical and romantic periods.Schubert wrote two Overtures In the Italian style when the craze for Italian opera was sweeping Europe we present…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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22
MAR
Stansted Musical Evening
Stansted House

More Sullivan Without Gilbert by Los Ladrones. Neglected gems by Sir Arthur with interval refreshments.…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 412265
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14
APR
Rough Runner The South
Bereleigh Estate

Game show‐inspired obstacle events are for everyone ‐ you dont need to be an ultra marathon runner just someone whos up for a great timeRough Runner is the lovechild of TV game shows and obstacle racing and our goal is to make…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Sports

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22
APR
ABP Southampton Marathon, Half and 10K
The Guildhall

The Marathon route is an exciting mix of coast city and parks. This route is predominantly flat perfect for a debut marathon This is a 2 lapped route which means you have twice the fun and you know whats coming up.Just like…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: http://reesleisure. co.uk/
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27
APR
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Kings Theatre Portsmouth

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta.Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiLA TRAVIATA.Starring the international…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02392 828282
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08
JUN
The Garden Show at Stansted Park
Stansted Park

A perfect event to find all you need for your garden and homefind out more about the show and the venueA great opportunity to explore whats on the doorstep; source new talent designers and artisans. Browse affordable and handpicked stands. With specialist…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01243 538456
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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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