What's on inWoolston

Welcome to Woolston

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

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Forthcoming events in Woolston

22
MAY
Dylan Moran
Portsmouth Guildhall

Dylan Moran star of Black Books Shaun of the Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is about to spread a little happiness with a brand new tour for 2011. Ageing religion kids relationships…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
MAY
Totton & Eling Arts Festival
Hanger Farm Arts Centre

We are looking forward to our second Totton & Eling Arts Festival which will take place 23rd May 2015. We will be holding all of the fun and activities at Hanger Farm Arts Centre and the recreation ground opposite the park. We…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07749 023872
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24
MAY
Children's Fun Day
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

JUST what it says on the tinA day of activities for children. Why not come along and get rid of that surplus energy at the museum There will be Circus skills free Tommy Train layout Nerf game Gladiators and Rodeo Bull small…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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24
MAY
School Half Term Event
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

NOTE: These half term holiday activity days are only held on Sundays Wednesdays and Thursdays ONLY. The Museum is not open every day of the week....sorry…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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25
MAY
Environmental Rock 2015
The Hobbit Pub

Environmental Rock Southampton's annual family‐ friendly Eco Festival returns on Monday 25th May 2015 Situated in the Hobbit Pub in Bevois Valley Southampton this unique festival is dedicated to promoting environmental awareness and sustainable living. With a spectrum of entertainment including some…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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28
MAY
Just an Animalier with JMH Retro
Quarr Abbey Art Gallery

Exhibition of hand‐built animal sculptures with paintings photography and funky pottery by Jeanne Mills‐Holland and her daughter Justine Mills.Other venue information: Tearoom and garden Farm shop Visitor centre and bookshop Woodland walk Disabled access Toilets Large free car park.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01983 883375
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29
MAY
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Portsmouth Guildhall

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth on Friday 29 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Jimmy Carr Funny Business tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
MAY
Stewart Francis
O2 Guildhall Southampton

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
JUN
Postcards From Portsmouth: The City
Eldon Building

A series of free public talks devoted to visual culture in Portsmouth. Speakers discuss topics such as the Mary Rose local cinema history and new technologies. Portsmouths rich array of art design history and popular culture will be the focus of a…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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02
JUN
Constellations
The Nuffield Theatre

Following critically acclaimed sold‐out runs in the West End and on Broadway the Royal Court Theatre presents the first UK tour of Nick Paynes explosive new play about free will and friendship.Starring Louise Brealey Sherlock The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Joe…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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02
JUN
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
Ferneham Hall

The hottest funniest production this side of Bangkok is back with their brand new show Beauties and the Beats taking the UK to the highest levels of frantic fun lively laughter and unabated euphoria that only the Lady Boys know howThis years…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01329 231942
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02
JUN
Constellations
The Nuffield Theatre

Constellations at The Nuffield Theatre in Southampton on Tuesday 02 June 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Constellations live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
JUN
Manic Street Preachers
O2 Guildhall Southampton

The Manics debut album Generation Terrorists in 1992 gained them a huge following and cult status. Since then they seen 8 out of 10 albums released make the top ten with 15 top ten singles…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
JUN
Laughter Live!
Ferneham Hall

This shows headliner is a TOP SECRET TV ACT and one of TVs hottest properties right now rising through the ranks and surely set to become an even bigger star in the next 12 months.As seen onThe Royal Variety PerformanceLive At The…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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05
JUN
Bryan Ferry
Portsmouth Guildhall

Lead vocalist and charismatic front man of Roxy Music where he originally performed alongside fellow greats like Brian Eno and outstanding solo star Bryan Ferry is a living legend.With a smooth timeless style inspired by…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
JUN
Opera Comique and The Mary Rose Museum present
Mary Rose Museum

Opera Comique is working with the Mary Rose Museum in putting on a performance of HMS Pinafore this coming June.Formed in Portsmouth where both Gilbert and Sullivan visited at various points during the composition as a charitable trust as performed to both…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02074 392822
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14
JUN
Country Fair
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

Our popular early summer event A countryside theme with interesting demonstrations animals childrens activities and more. Engines all steamed up and working trains running cafe baking as always. …

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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14
JUN
England vs New Zealand 3rd ODI
The Ageas Bowl

England vs New Zealand 3rd ODI at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Sunday 14 June 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…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Sports

19
JUN
Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club
Spinnaker Tower

19th June Spinnaker Tower Comedy ClubCome to the sun soaked quays and take in the spectacular views as James Alderson introduces three more brilliant comedians to the stageOpening the show is the unique and frankly hilarious Tina Turner Tea Lady. Imagine if…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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19
JUN
Elvis Costello
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Regarded by many to be one of the more influential and creative musicians of his era Elvis Costello has consistently released his unique variety of music since the late 1970s. With an individual style that…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUL
The Seagull
Chesil Theatre

The SeagullBy Anton ChekhovA new version by Anya ReissDirected by Deborah Edgington11 18 July at 7.45pm not Sun and 2.30pm on 18 JulyReading on 24 April at 7:45pmAuditions 26 & 27 April at 7:45pmLove is the only thing on this earth…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03336 663366
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11
JUL
WOODLANDS COUNTRY SHOW
Royal Victoria Country Park

The Woodlands Country Show 2015 is set to be a great weekend with so much to see and do. The show is packed with exhibits activities and entertainment for all. Families will be able to experience a fun packed day out with…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01243 641306
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11
JUL
Lets Rock 2015 Extras
Southampton Common

Lets Rock 2015 Extras at Southampton Common in Southampton on Saturday 11 July 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…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUL
Lets Rock 2015 Extras
Southampton Common

Lets Rock 2015 Extras at Southampton Common in Southampton on Saturday 11 July 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: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUL
Odyssey Sam Fox Lets Rock 2015
Southampton Common

Odyssey Sam Fox Lets Rock 2015 at Southampton Common in Southampton on Saturday 11 July 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUL
Odyssey Sam Fox Lets Rock 2015
Southampton Common

Odyssey Sam Fox Lets Rock 2015 at Southampton Common in Southampton on Saturday 11 July 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…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
JUL
Music Festival
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

If music be the food of love..... Live music all day today. Hoping the weather is summery and we can be outside but plenty of space inside as well. Why not come along and let the world drift by This is one…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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22
JUL
Children Summer holiday events
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

NOTE: These summer holiday activity days are only held on Sundays Wednesdays and Thursdays ONLY. The Museum is not open every day of the week....sorryFootprints from the pastThis year we are searching for our ancestors Come along for some investigative archaeology finding…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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01
AUG
Hamble Heritage Month
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

Visit four of the fascinating heritage sites in the Hamble Valley during August get a stamp from each site to enter a fantastic free draw. The sites are: Manor Farm & Country Park Royal Victoria Country Park Bursledon Windmill and Bursledon Brickworks.…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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09
AUG
Royal Observer Corps Exhibition
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

A visiting exhibition that tells the story of the Royal Observer Corps. Exhibition open at the same time as the museum and is included as part of your museum visit. …

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01489 576248
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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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