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Welcome to Portswood

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Portswood - 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 Portswood to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Portswood

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: 15.6 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: 15.6 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: 1 mile away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 232333
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12
JAN
Become a Qualified Personal Trainer
David Lloyd Health Club

If you feel the need for a career change to something fun challenging and helpful to others then personal training is for you. My Training Centre offer a CYQ accredited training course that enables you to become a fully qualified Personal Trainer.The…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01202 069499
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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: 10.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Romsey Rock Choir
Abbey United Reformed Church

The Romsey Rock Choir is led by singerpianist Natasha Willis. Youve probably heard of our unique sellout O2 arena event in 2013 and our secret singing flash mobs around country for Comic Relief just search Great British flash mob on YouTube but…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Winchester Rock Choir
Weeke Community Centre

The Winchester Rock Choir is led by Hampshire based musician Jan Moll. The Winchester branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Winchester community causes and events all the local Hampshire choirs…

Location: 10.9 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: 3.7 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: 1.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the New Forest (Brokenhurst
Pine Hall - Lyndhurst Community Centre

The Lyndhurst Rock Choir is led by Hampshire based musician Jenny Deacon. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members ‐ from performing at top music and arts venues like Wembley Stadium for Saracens v Harlequins in 2012…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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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: 0.9 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: 15.6 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: 15.6 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: 1.3 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: 15.6 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: 15.6 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: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 10.4 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: 0.9 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: 1.3 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: 15.6 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: 15.6 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: 1.3 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: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAR
Count Arthur Strong
Theatre Royal Winchester

Count Arthur Strongs new show Command Performance is so new not even he knows hes doing it yet. Dont worry about that though its never stopped him before So get your Maltesers out roll your…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01983 822490
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06
MAR
Anathema
Winchester Cathedral

Anathema at Winchester Cathedral in Winchester on Friday 06 March 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Anathema tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and Stubhub…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 15.6 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: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Beaulieu Palace House

Formerly the 14th century Great Gatehouse of Beaulieu Abbey, Palace House is set in glorious grounds and gardens with immaculate spreading lawns and walkways overlooking the Beaulieu River. The House has been in Lord Montagu's family ownership since 1538, when Sir Thomas Wriothesley, later 1st Earl of Southampton,…

Beaulieu National Motor Museum

Few car museums in the world can match the unique collection of the world renowned National Motor Museum at Beaulieu. Managed by the National Motor Museum Trust, Beaulieu is also the home of the world famous Beaulieu International Autojumble and Automart. Whether your interest is as an individual,…

Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway

Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway is a magical place in the New Forest National ParkThe Gardens are a spectacular 200 acre 100 hectare site, world‐famous for the Rothschild Collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias and rare trees and shrubs. This earthly paradise offers a riot of colour in spring,…

Marwell Zoo

Marwell is a great place for a day out. From antelope to ants, from bats to bongo, from wallabies to warthogs, from zebra to zebu ‐ there are over 200 different species of amazing animals.Zambar the Amur tiger cub was born in March and had a slightly shaky…

Beaulieu

Beaulieu, one of the South of England's top day visitor attractions, is set in the heart of the New Forest, the UK's newest National Park. Beaulieu is a guaranteed great family day out with lots for everyone to enjoy including the world famous National Motor Museum, Palace House,…

Beaulieu Abbey

Beaulieu Abbey was founded in 1204 by Cistercian monks on land given to them by King John. Although much was destroyed at the time of the Dissolution of the Monasteries during the reign of Henry VIII, there is still much for visitors to see today. In medieval times,…

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