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

19
DEC
Jimmy Carr
Portsmouth Guildhall

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

19
DEC
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Portsmouth Guildhall

Jimmy Carr Funny Business performs live at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth Hampshire on Friday 19 December 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Portsmouth Guildhall now.…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

19
DEC
The Magic Number
Talking Heads

The Magic Number at Talking Heads in Southampton on Friday 19 December 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Magic Number live in…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
DEC
MERLYNDA! - MAD, BAD & DAFT TO KNOW!
Rogate Village Hall

MERLYNDA ‐ MAD BAD & DAFT TO KNOWA SPECIAL COMEDY CHRISTMAS EVENING ‐ FOR GROWN‐UPSMERLYNDA ‐ The Award‐Winning much‐published and radio‐broadcast West Sussex Comedy & Satire Performance Poet and Award‐Winning Comedy & Novelty Song Singer‐Songwriter ‐ and Comedy & Satire Monologuer ‐…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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20
DEC
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

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22
DEC
King Is Back Ben Is Elvis
Portsmouth Guildhall

King Is Back Ben Is Elvis at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth on Monday 22 December 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…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
DEC
King Is Back Ben Is Elvis
Portsmouth Guildhall

King Is Back Ben Is Elvis at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth on Monday 22 December 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest King Is Back Ben Is Elvis tickets so weve done…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
DEC
New Years Eve 2014 || 4 venues - 1 party
The Orange Rooms

This year four of the best venues in Bedford Place come together to bring you something different for NYE.Whats on: Street Party from 6pm...This New Years Eve from 6pm the heart of Bedford Place will be transformed into the ultimate party destination…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 232333
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12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Fareham Rock Choir
Sports Hall

Your local Fareham choir is run by vocal teacher Jan Moll. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Jan. Rock Choir…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Petersfield Rock Choir
Meeting Room

The Petersfield Rock Choir is led by local musician Sarah Manton. We have a great year lined up and we would like to invite you to join our choir and take part in the local Petersfield and wider Hampshire county community. We…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Hedge End Rock Choir
Dart Centre

Your friendly local Hedge End choir is run by singing teacher Jan Moll. Over the past few years Rock Choir has become firmly ingrained on the national consciousness with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and commitment to community…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Southampton Rock Choir
Main Hall

Your friendly local Southampton choir is run by singing teacher Jenny Deacon. The Southampton branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Southampton community causes and events our nearby Rock Choir groups…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the Portsmouth Rock Choir
Portsmouth Rugby Football Club

The Portsmouth Rock Choir is led by local musician Jan Moll. The Portsmouth branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Portsmouth community causes and events our nearby Rock Choir groups come…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
JAN
Fort Widley Ghost Hunt
Fort Widley

Fort Widley was part of Palmerstons Folly ‐ a civil defense across Portsdown Hill built in 1861 to defend the city from sea and land attack. The Victorian fort has had numerous reported sightings of ghosts over its 146‐year history.During World War…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07516 103947
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17
JAN
The Comedy Big Gig 2015
The Nuffield Theatre

The Comedy Bar BIG GIG is back for a 9th year running featuring an all star line up of the biggest and best acts on the comedy circuit. One of the most popular shows in our comedy season every year early booking…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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17
JAN
Showaddywaddy
Portsmouth Guildhall

Showaddywaddy at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth on Saturday 17 January 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Showaddywaddy live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. See…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
JAN
Showaddywaddy Christmas Party
Portsmouth Guildhall

Showaddywaddy Christmas Party at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth on Saturday 17 January 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: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
JAN
Gerard Way
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Gerard Way at O2 Guildhall Southampton in Southampton on Wednesday 21 January 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Gerard Way tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
JAN
Ross Noble
Shanklin Theatre

Northumbrian lad Ross Noble is a familiar face to most of us who watch celebrity quizzes like Have I Got News for You etc. His stand‐up routines are exceptional with most of his material being…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
JAN
Mark Lanegan Band
Portsmouth Pyramids

Mark Lanegan Band at Portsmouth Pyramids in Portsmouth on Thursday 29 January 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Mark Lanegan Band live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
JAN
Ross Noble Tangentleman
Portsmouth Guildhall

Geordie Stand‐Up Ross has been performing since he was smuggled in to his local comedy club at the age of 15. Licensing laws meant that immediately after his slot he had to leave through the…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
JAN
Johnny Cash Roadshow
Portsmouth Guildhall

Johnny Cash Roadshow at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth on Saturday 31 January 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Johnny Cash Roadshow tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
FEB
One Night Only
Southampton Joiners Arms

One Night Only at Southampton Joiners Arms in Southampton on Wednesday 04 February 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch One Night Only live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
FEB
PETERSFIELD ANTIQUES FAIR
Festival Hall

Quality antiques fair yet unpretentious with dealers from across the UK showing authenticated antiques & fine art including furniture jewellery watercolours an oil paintings silver glass ceramics miniatures all kinds of accessories for the stylish home and collection.Established 1973 a twice annual…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 018886 833091
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07
FEB
Tuneful Classics
The Ferneham Hall

Robin Browning conducts The Havant Chamber Orchestra in Overture The Impresario by Mozart Intermezzo Nocturne & Scherzo from A Midsummer Nights Dream by Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 4 by Beethoven piano soloist : Cordelia Williams & Symphony No.99 by Haydn. Tickets £20…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 261372
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08
FEB
Simon Amstell - To Be Free
The Nuffield Theatre

Simon Amstell has a gift for taking a social norm and gently mocking it until it seems utterly ridiculous. Highly literate... an endearing mixture of offhanded candour and sharp wit. Such ease and understatement makes him very good company The New York…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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09
FEB
Kerrang Tour 2015
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Kerrang Tour 2015 at O2 Guildhall Southampton in Southampton on Monday 09 February 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…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
FEB
Enter Shikari
Portsmouth Pyramids

Enter Shikari are a British band that combine post‐hardcore music with various electronic elements. They formed in 2003 taking their name from a boat owned by Roughton Rou Reynolds uncle and a character in a…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
FEB
Jungle
Portsmouth Pyramids

Jungle at Portsmouth Pyramids in Portsmouth on Tuesday 17 February 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 prices all…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
FEB
Sam Bailey
Portsmouth Guildhall

Winner of series ten of The X Factor in 2013 Sam Bailey has gone from strength to strength and is now in the enviable position of being a highly sought after performing artist. Following…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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