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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

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

21
OCT
Come Dine With Mediums
Royal Oak

Supernatural Tours hosts Come Dine With Mediums for Halloween The event includes a two course meal followed by Mediumship readings delivered in a fun and social atmosphere.Our mediums for the evening will be Jenny Docherty who has worked with Supernatural Tours now…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07516 103947
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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

23
OCT
Shane Filan
Portsmouth Guildhall

Shane Filan at Portsmouth Guildhall live on Thursday 23 October 2014 in Portsmouth Hampshire. For tickets to see Shane Filan at Portsmouth Guildhall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Feed the Rhino
Southampton Joiners Arms

Feed the Rhino at Southampton Joiners Arms in Southampton on Friday 24 October 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…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
OCT
Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model
The Nuffield Theatre

A dude who is fast becoming a recognisable face on British TV with appearances on BBC 1s Live At The Apollo & Lets Dance for Comic Relief BBC 2s Mock The Week QI & Nevermind The Buzzcocks C4s 8 Out of 10…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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26
OCT
Andy Burrows
Talking Heads

Andy Burrows at Talking Heads in Southampton on Sunday 26 October 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Andy Burrows tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
OCT
Halloween Ghost Walk
Royal Oak

Come and discover the ghosts of Winchester in our halloween ghost walk. Our guides will take you on a journey around the city of Winchester sharing many of the ghost stories and some local history in the cities most haunted places like…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07516 103947
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28
OCT
Kids Halloween Ghost Walk
Winchester Cathedral

Come and discover the ghosts of Winchester in our ghost walk.The tour starts at the Winchester Cathedral our guides will take you on a journey around the city of Winchester sharing many of the ghost stories and some local history in the…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07516 103947
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28
OCT
The World Alive
Southampton Joiners Arms

The World Alive at Southampton Joiners Arms in Southampton on Tuesday 28 October 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…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
OCT
Psychic Sally On The Road
Portsmouth Guildhall

Psychic Sally On The Road appears live in Portsmouth Hampshire at Portsmouth Guildhall on Wednesday 29 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch Psychic Sally On The Road at Portsmouth Guildhall see the list of tickets available for Psychic Sally On…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
OCT
Steve Hackett
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Make no mistake Phil Collins or not without the immense talent and creative ability of guitar guru Steve Hackett it's more than likely one of the greatest groups of all time Genesis would never have…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
OCT
Omid Djalili
Portsmouth Guildhall

Multi award winning stand‐up television and movie star Omid Djalili is back on tour with his brand new comedy show. A firm favourite at the Edinburgh Festival with his legendary performances Omids stand‐up awards include…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
OCT
Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong
Portsmouth Guildhall

Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong at Portsmouth Guildhall live Comedy on Thursday 30 October 2014 in Portsmouth Hampshire. To compare ticket prices for the Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong event at Portsmouth Guildhall see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
OCT
Halloween, Ghost Hunt
Gosport Discovery Centre

This halloween Supernatural Tours will be hosting an extreme ghost hunt with all new experiments to discover the ghosts of The Old Gosport Discovery Centre.Many have experienced the ghost of the strict former headmaster who has been seen walking down the corridors…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07516 103947
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31
OCT
National Theatre Live presents Frankenstein
Thornden Hall

National Theatre LivepresentsFrankenstein Encore Benedict Cumberbatch as Creature Friday 31 October 7pmTickets: £15 £13 concessions…

Location: 5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 246555
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31
OCT
Jamie T
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Jamie T at O2 Guildhall Southampton in Southampton on Friday 31 October 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…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
NOV
David O’Doherty
The Nuffield Theatre

David O'Doherty Has Checked Everything.The forgotten Sugababe the bad boy of Zumba David O'Doherty presents a new hour of talking and songs. Take a ride into the Davidzone.One man. One small keyboard. With batteries. And a chair. And a mic. And cables.…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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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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