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

26
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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27
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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28
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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28
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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29
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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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
Portsmouth Guildhall

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: 3.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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

30
JAN
Waterloo - The Best of Abba Tribute Show
Kings Theatre Southsea

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTSWATERLOOTHE BEST OF ABBA TRIBUTE SHOWIntroducing Waterloo ‐ The Best of Abba Tribute show presented by Sweeney Entertainments and Produced and Directed by James Baker. This brand new show celebrates the music of one of the …

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 828282
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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
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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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

13
FEB
Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club Valentines Special
Spinnaker Tower

Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club Valentines SpecialIts our 2 year birthday and to celebrate we have an amazing line‐up and for two nights 13th and 14th February Take your pick or come on both nights as a special treatOne of the BIGGEST HOTTEST…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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14
FEB
Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club Valentines Specials
Spinnaker Tower

Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club Valentines SpecialIts our 2 year birthday and to celebrate we have an amazing line‐up and for two nights 13th and 14th February Take your pick or come on both nights as a special treatOne of the BIGGEST HOTTEST…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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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

17
FEB
Sam Bailey The Power Of Love
Portsmouth Guildhall

Sam Bailey The Power Of Love at Portsmouth Guildhall live on Tuesday 17 February 2015 in Portsmouth Hampshire. For tickets to see Sam Bailey The Power Of Love at Portsmouth Guildhall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

21
FEB
The War on Drugs
O2 Guildhall Southampton

The War on Drugs at O2 Guildhall Southampton in Southampton on Saturday 21 February 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…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
FEB
Fearless Vampire Killers
Southampton Joiners Arms

Fearless Vampire Killers at Southampton Joiners Arms in Southampton on Tuesday 24 February 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…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
FEB
A Welcome Concert by The Solent Male Voice Choir
St. Faith�s Church

The Solent Male Voice Choir presents a Welcome Concert for Havants New Rector The Rev Canon Tom Kennar who will be guest vocal soloist. Retiring Collection and refreshments.…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 476700
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02
MAR
Royal Blood
Portsmouth Guildhall

Royal Blood at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth on Monday 02 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: 3.5 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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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

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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