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

05
MAR
Rhodes
Southampton Joiners Arms

Rhodes at Southampton Joiners Arms in Southampton on Thursday 05 March 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAR
Comedy All Stars
Barton Hall

The first show of 2015 and its a corkerOnce again James Alderson will host the show and introduce 2 support acts and a brilliant headliner all three of whom are off the tellyOpening the show is Zoe Lyons who has graced our…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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06
MAR
Marcus Bonfanti
Quay Arts

The award winning bluesman Marcus Bonfanti returns to Quay Arts Newport on Friday 6th March from 7.30pm.As if Jimmy Page had been reborn as Seasick Steve. Utterly spellbinding‐ The TimesSince releasing his first full length album in 2008 Marcus Bonfantis solo career…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01983 822490
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06
MAR
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Langstone Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning Invitation. Lovely JubblyJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02392 465011
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07
MAR
Paul Weller
Portsmouth Guildhall

Famed for his success with the band The Jam from 1976‐82 Paul Weller is considered to be a successful national rather than international musician. His lyrics are rooted in British culture and he is often…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
MAR
Wednesday 13
Southampton Joiners Arms

Wednesday 13 at Southampton Joiners Arms in Southampton on Sunday 08 March 2015. 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: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAR
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
Portsmouth Guildhall

With their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight harmonies Rumours of Fleetwood Mac bring back to the masses the classic hits of the legendary Fleetwood Mac.…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAR
Kodaline
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Kodaline at O2 Guildhall Southampton in Southampton on Tuesday 10 March 2015. 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: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
MAR
Papa Roach
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Papa Roach at O2 Guildhall Southampton in Southampton on Wednesday 11 March 2015. 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

12
MAR
Halestorm
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Lzzy Hale is currently one of the hottest chicks in the heavy metal scene. She and her brother Arejay Hale have been writing and performing their own original music ever since they were kids. The…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAR
Laughter Live!
Fernham Hall

James Alderson returns to Ferneham Hall to introduce three more amazing comedians from the tellyOpening the show is New Zealander Jarred Christmas that youll recognise from a whole heap of shows including Mock The Week 8 Out of 10 Cats Russell Howards…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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16
MAR
The Stranglers
Portsmouth Guildhall

The Stranglers are pleased to announce a full UK tour in March 2012 the band have been busy in the studio writing and recording their seventeenth studio album which is due for release next year.…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
MAR
Sullivan without Gilbert
Stansted House

Los Ladrones present The Operas that got Away in the Edwardian Music Room. Extracts from Sullivan operas without Gilbert and a complete performance of The Zoo. Interval refreshments and free parking.…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 412265
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20
MAR
Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club
Spinnaker Tower

James Alderson introduces 3 brilliant acts to the stage at Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club.The wonderful setting of Spinnaker Tower nestled in the historic Portsmouth Harbour in the award winning Gunwharf Quays what better way to enjoy an evening outTake a trip…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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20
MAR
Roy Chubby Brown
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Roy Chubby Brown is back in town. Get ready for a barn‐storming night of jokes banter and hilarious mickey‐taking from Britains most outrageous comedian bar none Laugh till it hurts as Chubby rips into his…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

21
MAR
The Beauty Queen of Leenane
Chesil Theatre

The Beauty Queen of LeenaneBy Martin McDonaghDirected by Norma York21 28 March at 7.45pm not Sun and 2.30pm on 28 MarchReading 9 January at 7:45pmAuditions 11 & 12 January at 7:45pmTrust and betrayal collide catastrophically in this award‐winning black comedyIn a…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03336 663366
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21
MAR
Blue
Portsmouth Guildhall

Blue at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth on Saturday 21 March 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Blue live in the knowledge that youve…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
MAR
Of Mice Men
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Of Mice Men at O2 Guildhall Southampton in Southampton on Thursday 26 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Of Mice Men live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAR
Havant Symphony Orchestra
Oaklands School

Jonathan Butcher conducts The Havant Symphony Orchestra in Overture William Tell Sibelius Violin Concerto soloist: Boris Brovtsyn & Brahms 3rd Symphony and Hungarian Dance No.6. Excellent acoustics and tiered seating.…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 261372
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03
APR
The Vaccines
Portsmouth Pyramids

Following the recent announcement of their Brixton Academy headline show and their support slots on the Arctic Monkeys arena tour The Vaccines have announced a run of U.K. headline shows. The bands debut album What…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
APR
James Bay
Portsmouth Pyramids

James Bay at Portsmouth Pyramids in Portsmouth on Tuesday 07 April 2015. 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

12
APR
Gurdas Maan
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Gurdas Maan at O2 Guildhall Southampton in Southampton on Sunday 12 April 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Gurdas Maan live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
APR
Simple Minds
Portsmouth Guildhall

Scottish rock band Simple Minds were at the peak of their popularity in the early 1990s. The band are thought to have sold more than 40 million albums world wide and are famed for 80s…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
APR
South Downs' Boogaloo Blues Weekend
South Downs Holiday Village

This is a venue that has been recommended by many Boogaloo regulars and it is indeed a very nice clean friendly Adult Only venue in a great location with accommodation in chalets as well as the hotel with waiter service for…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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24
APR
Titchfield Art & Craft Show 2015 - Preview Evening
Titchfield Community Centre

A popular annual event that enables Artists Photographers and Crafts People from Hampshire and beyond to exhibit and sell their paintings photographs and local craft. We also hold a Childrens Art competition in conjunction with our local schools. All proceeds…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07962 200208
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24
APR
Duke Special
Talking Heads

For his thousands of fans he is known as Duke Special. But for his family friends and loved ones he is their dear Peter Wilson. Lisburn North Ireland witnessed the birth of this very…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
APR
Public Service Broadcasting
Portsmouth Pyramids

Public Service Broadcasting at Portsmouth Pyramids in Portsmouth on Friday 24 April 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
APR
Status Quo
Portsmouth Guildhall

Also known as 'The Quo' of simple 'Quo' the band is synonymous with their own unique style of 'boogie rock' and 'shadow step' guitar riffs. Status Quo was founded in the early 1960s by Francis…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
APR
Foam Fest
Southsea Common

Naomi House & Jacksplace have a brand new event for 2015 thats just good clean fun Sign up today for the Hampshires first ever Foam FestHampshires first ever Foam Fest will see you dodge dive climb and laugh your way through our…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01962 760060
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25
APR
Titchfield Art & Craft Show 2015
Titchfield Community Centre

A popular annual event that enables Artists Photographers and Crafts People from Hampshire and beyond to exhibit and sell their paintings photographs and local craft. We also hold a Childrens Art competition in conjunction with our local schools. All proceeds…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07962 200208
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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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