What's on inPortswood

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

17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Hedge End Rock Choir
Wildern School

The 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 singing…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Southampton Rock Choir
Richard Taunton Sixth Form College

Your local Southampton choir is run by choir leader Jenny Deacon. 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 Jenny. Rock Choir…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
FREE taster session at the New Forest (Brokenhurst
Brockenhurst College

The Brockenhurst Rock Choir is led by choir leader Jenny Deacon. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart‐topping singers and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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19
SEP
Jack Daniel's Birthday
Liquid & Envy, Portsmouth

Join us this Friday for our big Jack Daniels birthday celebration Music lights and JD... What more do you need... And why not streamline your experience by ordering your JD via the UKCN appDrink Offers:&2.00 All Drinks All Night excludes Doubles Cocktails…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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20
SEP
SKA Mania -The Selector and The Neville Staples
G Casino Portsmouth

The Selecter are fronted by the original singing duo of the 2 Tone era Pauline Black and Arthur Gaps Hendrickson. Theyre here to deliver classic hits like Three Minute Hero Missing Words On My Radio James Bond and of course Too Much…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 732277
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21
SEP
Miles Jupp
The Nuffield Theatre

Miles Jupp ‐ actor writer and comedian ‐ is making a return to stand‐up and going on his first live UK tour since the hugely successful Fibber In The Heat with which he toured the…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
SEP
Lewis Watson
Talking Heads

‐ watch Lewis Watson live at Talking Heads in Southampton Hampshire on the Sunday 21 September 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
SEP
Marcus Brigstocke
The Nuffield Theatre

Marcus Brigstocke is considered among Englands finest comedians currently on the comedy circuit. You may have recently seen him on TV shows such as Have I Got News for You Would I Lie to You…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
SEP
Tom Stade "Decisions Decisions" Tour 2014
Forest Arts Centre

A natural performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Tom Stade is one of a kind with a genuine flare for observation…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03005 552898
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24
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Tom Stade "Decisions Decisions" Tour 2014
Ashcroft Arts Centre

A natural performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Tom Stade is one of a kind with a genuine flare for observation…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01329 223100
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24
SEP
Wheatus
Talking Heads

New York based Wheatus were formed by band member Brendan B. Brown in 1995 with the help of brother Peter Brown on drums Philip Jiminez on keyboards and Rich Liegey on bass starting out playing…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
SEP
Gianna Lauren
The Art House

Canadian‐born songstress Gianna Lauren is proud to announce the U.K. release of her latest single Anchor Down' taken from her On Personhood' EP. The single's release is set to accompany her U.K. tour in September which follows the success of her debut…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02073 701434
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28
SEP
Anathema
Talking Heads

Anathema at Talking Heads in Southampton on Sunday 28 September 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 imports all the tickets for Anathema…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
SEP
Ben Montague
The Brook

Two years after debut single Haunted took the radio by storm Ben Montague is ready to launch his debut album Tales Of Flying and Falling and announces a tour to celebrate.…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
OCT
Blitz Kids
Talking Heads

Blitz Kids at Talking Heads in Southampton on Wednesday 01 October 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service.…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
OCT
Dragonforce
Southampton Joiners Arms

Dragons might be extinct but DragonForce has refused to go the same way. As other members leave for other endeavours others have remained to keep the backbone of the group strong.Formed in 1999 DragonForce has…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
OCT
Boogaloo Blues Weekend
Norton Grange

One of our favourite venues for its location overlooking the sea the great food and the friendly helpful team.Stevie Nimmo TrioThe SpikedriversLittle DevilsCry Baby & The Hoochie Coochie BoysNavacrossNigel Bagge BandStompin DaveJam sessions led by Tim AvesMCDJ Robert Hokum This is…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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03
OCT
Dave Gorman
Theatre Royal Winchester

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
OCT
Black Veil Brides
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Seemingly glam inspired Black Veil Brides are the force behind 2011 hit album Set the World on Fire. The key to this Hollywood bands unique identity is its image both in the ways they look…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
OCT
Kobra and the Lotus
Southampton Joiners Arms

Kobra and the Lotus at Southampton Joiners Arms in Southampton on Monday 06 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Kobra and the Lotus live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
OCT
Katherine Ryan
Ashcroft Arts Centre

Katherine has appeared as a guest on numerous panel shows including 8 OUT OF 10 CATS and NEVER MIND THE BUZZCOCKS she is also due to appear on Q.I. later in the year. She also…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
OCT
Marmozets Lonely The Brave
Talking Heads

Marmozets Lonely The Brave at Talking Heads in Southampton on Thursday 09 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Marmozets Lonely The Brave live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
OCT
Lee Mack Hit the Road Mack
Portsmouth Guildhall

The multi‐award winning star of Not Going Out and Would I Lie To You Lee Mack is going back on the road with his first live tour in 4 years. Expect his trademark brand of…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
OCT
Lee Mack
Portsmouth Guildhall

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
OCT
Dom Pipkin & The Iko's
Quay Arts

A uniquely flavoured and world travelled live band Dom Pipkin & The Ikos deliver the hottest New Orleans funk and Rhythm & Blues driven by killer UK piano player Dom Pipkin.I can't hold a candle to this guy. He's a serious piano…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01983 822490
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18
OCT
WWI & WWII Commemorative Concert
St Leonard's Church

A fun evening of songs readings poems and comic monologues presented in a Concert Party format with memories from both World Wars.…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01794 524484
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20
OCT
Level 42
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Level 42 could have called it a day in 2010 following their successful 30th anniversary tour but true to form Mark Kings thumping bass refuses to quit as the legendary British band announce a tour…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
OCT
The Treatment
Southampton Joiners Arms

The Treatment at Southampton Joiners Arms in Southampton on Monday 20 October 2014. 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…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
Coma
The Brook

Coma at The Brook in Southampton on Thursday 23 October 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service. …

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
Seth Lakeman
O2 Guildhall Southampton

English Folk musician Seth Lakeman was born and raised in Devon and along with his brothers Sam and Sean has played a variety of instruments and recorded folk music in their own band first of…

Location: 1.3 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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