What's on inWinchester


Welcome to Winchester

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

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Winchester as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Winchester

18
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Tom Stade: I Swear
Ashcroft Arts Centre

Get ready for another epic blast of Tom Stade Following last years smash hit run at the Edinburgh Festival and sell‐out dates across the UK the Canadian tour‐de‐force is back on the road with extra dates due to overwhelming demandRenowned for his…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01329 223100
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18
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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…

Location: 10.8 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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19
APR
Foxbury Forest School
Foxbury

Forest School is an alternative educational approach that focuses on developing childrens personal social and emotional development through regular outdoor experiences. Each session gives time and space to develop skills interest and understanding through a range of activities which provide practical hands‐on…

Location: 13 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01794 344020
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19
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Chris Difford & Boo Hewardine
Ashcroft Arts Centre

Chris Difford is a rare breed. As a member of one of Londons best‐loved bands the Squeeze co‐founder has made a lasting contribution to English music with hits such as Cool For Cats Up The Junction Labelled With Love Hourglass and Tempted.As…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01329 223100
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19
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Westquays Student Sessions
WestQuay Shopping Centre

On Thursday 19th April Westquays Student Sessions returns for a night of discounts DJs and competitions. Students are invited down to centre between 5pm and 8 pm where they will have the chance to take advantage of some fantastic offers available for…

Location: 11.3 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02076 936999
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22
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ABP Southampton
Southampton Common

This flat route is perfect for all running abilities from beginners right through to experienced runners trying to beat a PB.There are many delights on this route including running through the huge expanse of the commonThere are many delights on this route…

Location: 9.2 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01962 760060
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22
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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: 11.1 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: http://reesleisure. co.uk/
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25
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Southampton Ghost Tour
St Michaels Square,

Scream in Southampton with our interactive Southampton Ghost Tour.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…

Location: 11.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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26
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Barbara Nice
Ashcroft Arts Centre

Entrance price includes a complimentary raffle ticket Experience this critically acclaimed tip‐top character comedy livefrom Phoenix Nights actress and comedian Janice Connolly. A playful life‐affirming show for all the family including the chance to win a prize off Barbaras table.…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01329 223100
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26
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Speed Dating in Winchester
Pitcher & Piano

Winchester Speed DatingHow speed dating in Winchester worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Winchester. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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27
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Manford's Comedy Club
The Stage Door

The Stage Door in Southampton plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and…

Location: 11.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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27
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Aidan O'Rourke & Kit Downes
Ashcroft Arts Centre

A new duo that brings together two of the UKs foremost folk and jazz artists a sparse and emotive exploration of contemporary folk music formed by multi award winning Scottish fiddler ‐ composer Aidan ORourke LauKanBlazin Fiddles and…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01329 223100
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27
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Jess Robinson 'Here come the girls'
Berry Theatre

Join multi‐award winner and one of 2017s Britains Got Talent semi finalists and stand out stars ‐ Jess Robinson when she embarks on her debut UK tour in 2018.The show Here Come The Girls features spot on celebrity impressions and…

Location: 9.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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29
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Big Spring Steam Up!
The Brickworks Museum

All our resident traction engines and road rollers will be out in force. The museum will be in steam as well. Both large steam engines and our small vertical one should be working away. Hampshire Narrow Gauge Railway Trust will be running…

Location: 12.2 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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29
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Subway Helping Hearts Family 5k
Southampton Common

Subway stores and Heart Research UK are hosting a series of Subway Helping Hearts Family 5K events throughout the UK in the summer of 2018.Not only is there the exciting 5K run itself with our iconic Field of Fresh inflatable obstacle course…

Location: 10.1 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01132 347474
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02
MAY
Circus Vegas
Mayflower Park

Special offer ‐ 2 for 1 on any seat any day Simply call the box office07904428555 and quote Juggler to receive the deal. Circus Vegas arrives in the UK for its first full British tour.Housed inside its huge…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07904 428555
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04
MAY
Art of Style
Westquay, Southampton

Combining free beauty makeovers live pop‐up catwalks and fashion sculptures shoppers will be invited to enjoy the latest trends with an art exhibition twist.The three‐day event will be centred around four of the hottest fashion trends displayed as works of art in…

Location: 11.4 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02076 936999
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07
MAY
May Day Triathlon
Kings School

Swim: 200mYou will swim 200m in the shallow beginner friendly 6 lane pool with only 4 people per lane. You will get to swim with people of similar ability so dont worry about it being too intimidating.Cycle: 11kmCycle out of the historic…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01962 760060
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12
MAY
Gauntlet Games
Matterley Bowl

The 5k and 10k obstacle course will see you tackle a series of gladiator zones bounce on inflatables swing from monkey bars over water battle gladiators with pugil sticks and escape onto a giant slippery slideThis hilarious and challenging obstacle course is…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01962 760060
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12
MAY
Beer Festival @ Brickworks Museum
The Brickworks Museum

Bricks Beer and Busesbecause that is exactly what it is going to beWe will be running a heritage bus service from Swanwick Station good trains tofrom Portsmouth and Southampton to the Brickworks.NB This is a TICKET ONLY event. Opening times:‐ Museum: From…

Location: 12.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01489 576248
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19
MAY
Mozart in Prague
Ferneham Hall

Take a trip to Prague with the Havant Chamber OrchestraOur concert features the Symphony no. 38 by Mozart which had its premier in the city in 1787.We pair it with the music of one of the most famous…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01329 231942
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22
MAY
Winchester Ghost Tour
Royal oak winchester

Get ready to discover the ghosts of Winchester in this Ultimate Ghost Tour ExperienceOur guides will take you on a journey around the citys historic streets sharing its many secrets with you. Youll hear about the bloody plots of treason horrific deaths…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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27
MAY
Victoriana & Steampunk Festival
The Brickworks Museum

Steampunks and the only remaining steam‐powered Victorian Brickworks in the UK are such a natural fit Steampunk is a mix of sci fi and fantasy with a huge range of interpretation possible. A great networking and photo opportunity with all our Victorian…

Location: 12.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01489 576248
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01
JUN
Charity Chefs Challenge
Thornden Hall

Charity Chefs Challenge returnsEat drink and enjoy live culinary theatre at its best whilst raising money for charity.On June 1st MC Chef Alex Aitken from The Jetty will expertly guide us through an evening of light‐hearted fun banter and food magic.Joining Alex…

Location: 4.9 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07793 394819
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03
JUN
Clarendon Way Walk
Winchester Cathedral

This popular event now in its 12th year raises vital funds to help us care and support children and young people living with life‐limiting and life‐threatening conditions from across the south.More than 1000 people are expected to take part so sign up…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01962 760060
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09
JUN
Benjamin Britten - War Requiem
Winchester Cathedral

Burford Singers English Arts ChoraleBristol Cathedral ChoristersSoprano: Linda RichardsonTenor : James GilchristBass : Quentin HayesEnglish Arts OrchestraConductors: Brian Kay Leslie OliveAs 2018 marks the centenary of the end of the First World War The Burford Singers are combining forces with the distinguished…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01737 762097
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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: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441435 873062
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15
JUN
Murder Mystery at the Dolphin Saloon
The Dophin Hotel

Yeehaw theres been a murder at the Dolphin Saloon and its your challenge to brave the wild west to discover the killers identityAfter watching a live performance youll work together to determine the killer by investigating clues during the two course meal…

Location: 11.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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24
JUN
Country Fair @ The Brickworks
The Brickworks Museum

Come and see the museum itself and then add animals crafts displays and more.Hampshire Narrow Gauge Railway Trust will be running their trains and the caf open. The museum steam engines will be powered up and the old machinery working.…

Location: 12.2 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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22
JUL
Trains @ The Brickworks
The Brickworks Museum

An extra treat for the train lovers amongst you. For Hampshire Narrow Gauge Railway Trust it is a chance to show off their collection of rolling stock and latest projects.We will have the Museum all steamed up and working plus the caf…

Location: 12.2 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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Tourist Attractions


Marwell Zoo

Come and see some of the most beautiful and interesting animals in the world. Marwell has 200 different species from tropical frogs to big cats, from little lovebirds to awesome ostrich. Marwell is a delightful setting for our precious rare animals and it's a great day out for…

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…

Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum

Follow the fortunes of the Regiment's active service including the Battle of Minden, Germany in 1759 through wars in China, Afghanistan, India the Mutiny and the North West Frontier, and South Africa to the great campaigns of the First and Second World Wars.The Regiment Museum comprises…

Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway

Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway is a dual gauge 107miniature railway running from its main station, Eastleigh Parkway, to Monks Brook Halt. Trains are normally steam hauled exceptthe last trains of the day. We are in the process of covering in our First Class coaches.The…

Earth

Earth Nightclub in Eastleigh, Hampshire.Contact venue on telephone number 023 80641503 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Cascade

Cascade ‐ Amusement Park in Eastleigh, Hampshire.Contact venue on telephone number 02380619993 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Winchester? See our list of attractions in Winchester, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


Updated: 18/04/2018 17:04:12