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

23
NOV
Paul Carrack
Portsmouth Guildhall

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
NOV
Mallory Knox
Portsmouth Pyramids

Mallory Knox at Portsmouth Pyramids in Portsmouth on Tuesday 25 November 2014. 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…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
Royal Opera House LIVE presents L'Elisir D'Amore
Thornden Hall

Donizea's L'elisir d'amore The Elixir of Love was first performed in Milan in 1832 and the libretto by Romani is based on Eugne Scribe's libretto Le Philtre. Directed by Annabel Arden the opera is set in the sun‐baked southern Italy of the…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 246555
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26
NOV
New Found Glory
Portsmouth Pyramids

Combining the raw energy and passion of punk with infectious melodies and pop sensibilities New Found Glory have long been considered one of the primary contributors in shaping the modern poppunk sound. Since their formation…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
NOV
Petersfield Orchestra Winter Concert
St Peter's Church, Petersfield

Russian‐born now Liss‐based cellist Mikhail Ledzkan joins Petersfield Orchestra to perform one of the classics of the cello‐and‐orchestra repertoire Tchaikovskys effervescent Rococo Variations. Mikhail first played this particular work when he was 17. The concert starts with a birthday present Wagners Siegfried…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01730 268829
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27
NOV
The Snow Queen
Nuffield Theatre

We are delighted to announce that our 2014 Christmas show will be The Snow Queen a fun new version of Hans Christian Andersens fairy tale featuring new songs spectacular set designs and an enchantingly humorous retelling of this timeless story that will…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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28
NOV
Mixtape Fridays Pres THE CUBAN BROTHERS
The Orange Rooms

Friday 28th November ‐ THE CUBAN BROTHERS‐ Bestival & Camp Bestival Hosts‐ Regulars on BBC & Channel 4‐ One of the funniest acts you will EVER seeTICKETS ‐ http:www.orangerooms.co.uksouthamptoneventmixtape‐friday‐presents‐the‐cuban‐brothers DRINKS DEALS£2.50 vodka mixer £4 double£2.50 Oakheart mixer £4 double£2.50 btl…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 232333
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28
NOV
The Mary Rose Museum to host
Mary Rose Museum

The event will include a fully interactive experience with a screening of the film outdoors including a live host and lyrics so visitors can sing along with Elsa and Anna to raise their Christmas cheer The Mary Rose Museum and Portsmouth Historic…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02392 984615
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28
NOV
David Gray
O2 Guildhall Southampton

British singer and songwriter David Gray found fame and fortune for his chart‐topping album White Ladder in 1998. Bringing him commercial success and critical attention his album contained hit songs Babylon This Years Love…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
Christmas Fete 2014
Leigh Park Community Centre

With special guest Frozens Olaf joining us for a meet and greet for the children and a hall full or stunning gift stalls for the grownups our Christmas Fete has something for the whole family.There will be several free activities for the…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02392 484071
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29
NOV
Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition
Admiral Lord Nelson School

On Saturday 29th November the South Hants Model Railway host their latest annual Model Railway Exhibition at the Admiral Lord Nelson School on Dundas Lane between 10:30 and 16:30.. Known as the friendly show not only is this the longest running model…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02392 830670
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30
NOV
Yellow Vintage Christmas Fair
The Ageas Bowl

Yellow Vintage Christmas Fair promises to be a fun‐packed day with a lovely vintage vibe for a winters day we have over 100 stalls selling a huge spectrum of all things retro and vintage. There will be live music all day from…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07712 167009
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30
NOV
Jim Davidson
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Jim Davidson has made a name for himself not only as a comedian but as a TV presenter and actor also. He was awarded an OBE for his tireless services to British forces overseas visiting…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
NOV
Lily Allen
Portsmouth Guildhall

Daughter of renowned actor Keith Allen and film producer Alison Owen Lily Rose Allen has grown from strength to strength over the last decade and is now a major force in the UK music charts.Her…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
DEC
Riverdance
Mayflower Theatre

If you didn't already know Riverdance is a show consisting of traditional Irish stepdancing and has become a huge phenomena since appearing at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest. Husband and wife team John McColgan and…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
DEC
An Evening with Noel Fielding
Portsmouth Guildhall

An Evening with Noel Fielding will be performing live Comedy at Portsmouth Guildhall on the Tuesday 02 December 2014 in Portsmouth Hampshire. Buy tickets for An Evening with Noel Fielding online.…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
DEC
Noel Fielding
Portsmouth Guildhall

Tickets for Noel Fielding at Portsmouth Guildhall on the Tuesday 02 December 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Noel Fielding live at Portsmouth Guildhall see our list of ticket comparison costs from box offices primary and secondary fan…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
DEC
The Noise Next Door UK Tour 2014
Ashcroft Arts Centre

After six sell out Edinburgh Festival runs to huge critical acclaim the UK's premiere improv comedy troupe The Noise Next Door will be touring the UK starting on 8th May 2014 and culminating on 21st December 2014. The Noise Next Door are…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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03
DEC
Jaguar Skills His Amazing Friends
Portsmouth Guildhall

Jaguar Skills His Amazing Friends at Portsmouth Guildhall live on Wednesday 03 December 2014 in Portsmouth Hampshire. For tickets to see Jaguar Skills His Amazing Friends at Portsmouth Guildhall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
DEC
Spinnaker Tower Christmas Comedy Shows
Spinnaker Tower

Every Thursday in December well bring you the best comedians on the circuit from stage and screen all hosted by resident comedian James Alderson.A trip to the top of the tower a glass of bubbly cracker and food platter are available if…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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05
DEC
Comedy All Stars Christmas Special
Barton Hall Horndean Technology College

Our Christmas special has the biggest current comedy name weve ever featured whos toured large theatres festivals and guildhalls including Portsmouths own guildhall this year to a sell out crowd RUSSELL KANEHost by local comedian James Alderson the show will also feature…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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06
DEC
Russian Classics
Oaklands School

Jonathan Butcher conducts The Havant Symphony Orchestra in Borodin Rachmaninov piano soloist: Viv McLean & Rimsky‐KorsakovFree parking. Excellent acoustics.…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 261372
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06
DEC
The Untouchables 2014 Darts
Portsmouth Guildhall

The Untouchables 2014 Darts at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth on Saturday 06 December 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Untouchables 2014 Darts live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Sports

07
DEC
The INN Crowd
Havant URC

The Christmas Musical by Roger Jones presented in concert by 25 singers and soloists from 9 local churches directed by Geoff Porter. Retiring collection for Christian Aid Christmas Appeal. Refreshments to follow.…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 02392 476700
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07
DEC
Yellow's Drive-In Cinema
The Ageas Bowl

Join us for this very special start to Christmas at the Yellows Drive‐In CinemaSUNDAY 7th DECEMBERHome Alone ‐ 12.30pmElf ‐ 4.30pmLove Actually ‐ 8.30pmMONDAY 8th DECEMBERMiracle on 34th Street ‐ 4.45pmIts A Wonderful Life ‐ 8.30pmJust £25 per car…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07712 167009
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07
DEC
Gregory Porter
Portsmouth Guildhall

Gregory Porter born November 1971 is a Grammy Award winning American jazz vocalist songwriter and actor. Gregory Porter won the 2014 Grammy for best jazz vocal album Liquid Spirit.…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
DEC
Rival Sons
Pyramid Centre

Hailing from the gorgeous Long Beach in sunny California Rival Sons were formed from the ashes of Scott Holidays band Black Summer Crush in 2009. Their style is often compared to blues‐rock bands from…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
DEC
National Theatre Live presents JOHN
Thornden Hall

Contains adult themes strong language and nudity. Suitable for 18yrs Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre. DV8 Physical Theatre has produced 18 highly acclaimed dance‐theatre works and four films for television which have garnered…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 246555
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09
DEC
Machine Head
Portsmouth Guildhall

Machine Head at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth on Tuesday 09 December 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Machine Head tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
DEC
Brit Floyd
Portsmouth Guildhall

The World Tour 2012 celebrates the music from Dark Side of the Moon Wish You Were Here Animals The Wall and much much more. The biggest Pink Floyd tribute yet…

Location: 3.5 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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