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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

11
DEC
Curious About Portsmouth
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Are you curious about Portsmouth Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh salty air whatever the weather Take one of our self‐guided walks with a treasure hunt theme looping around the better‐known sights as…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01159 502151
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11
DEC
Curious About Winchester
Winchester City Centre

Are you curious about Winchester Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather Take one of our self‐guided walks with a treasure hunt theme looping around the better‐known sights as well…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01159 502151
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13
DEC
Speed Dating in Southampton
Ninety Degrees

Speed Dating in SouthamptonHow Speed Dating in Southampton worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Southampton you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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15
DEC
Intro to essential oils: Nature's medicine cabinet
Friends Meeting House Quakers

Come to our live class where we will present:‐ An introduction to essential oils‐ How you can use essential oils‐ Particular focus on 10 of the most commonly‐used oilsAttendance is free and attendees will receive a free gift of…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01962 600121
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16
DEC
Victorian Christmas
Beaulieu, National Motor Museum

See what the Victorian Montagu family members would have been at Beaulieu doing as they prepare for the festive season of 1889.Pose for photos beside the impressive life‐size Gingerbread House in visitor reception before heading out into the Beaulieu grounds to see…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01590 612345
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20
DEC
Southampton Ghost Tour
St Michaels Square

Right from the start you will be gripped by the many ghostly stories from Southamptons eerie past. The tours include live actors who take on the part of Southamptons most notorious ghosts including the owner of Tudor House Sir John Dawtrey and…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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21
DEC
Foxbury Forest School Christmas Special
Foxbury

A Christmas special Forest School in Foxburys basecamp. As well as cooking on campfires making wild art and making dens children will get the chance to make lots of Christmas gifts and decorations. Such as wooden reindeer bird feeders and tree decorations…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01794 344020
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21
DEC
Speed Dating in Portsmouth
Spice Island Inn

Speed Dating in PortsmouthHow Speed Dating in Portsmouth worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Portsmouth you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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31
DEC
AAA NYE (The Loft & The Social) - 8 til late
The Loft & The Social

AAA NYE ‐ 8 til late 3 areas of entertainment 1 TicketEarly‐bird £10 tickets on sale now through SkiddleOur 3rd NYE celebration ‐ the BIGGEST yet3 rooms of entertainmentLIVE bandsDJs throughout the nightResidents & special guests incl. Band Of Skulls…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 232333
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13
JAN
Southern Shores
The Gallery, Gosport Discovery Centre

An exhibition bringing together marine‐themed works from the outstanding collection of Southampton City Art Gallery to celebrate the shores of the south we inhabit. This eclectic selection of paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries includes works by Richard Eurich Spencer Gore…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02392 501957
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27
JAN
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Isle of Wigh
Ryde Catle Hotel

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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03
FEB
Beethoven's Eroica
Ferneham Hall

Music of contrasting moods brings drama joyfulness and melancholy to this programme of pieces spanning the development between the classical and romantic periods.Schubert wrote two Overtures In the Italian style when the craze for Italian opera was sweeping Europe we present…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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22
APR
ABP Southampton Marathon, Half and 10K
The Guildhall

The Marathon route is an exciting mix of coast city and parks. This route is predominantly flat perfect for a debut marathon This is a 2 lapped route which means you have twice the fun and you know whats coming up.Just like…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: http://reesleisure. co.uk/
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12
JUN
Design, Development & Scale-Up of Safe Chemical Pr
The Winchester Hotel

Developing safe processes is of paramount importance to any chemical company. Exothermic chemical reactions in batch and semi‐ batch processes can result in serious injury to people and plant if they get out of control. Results of thermal runaways include violent loss…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441435 873062
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23
SEP
Winchester Half Marathon 2018
Guildhall Winchester

Winchester Half Marathon is a beautiful run that starts and finishes in the centre of Winchester outside the Guildhall. The Winchester Half Marathon is a very scenic route through the idyllic setting of the countryside and takes in landmarks such as…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: http://reesleisure. co.uk/
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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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