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

04
MAY
South Coast Comedian of the Year 2016
The New Theatre Royal

100 comedians from the south coast enter and 50 make it down to the live heats at the wonderful new studio at The New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth.They have 6 minutes to impress and make you laugh and you the audience decide…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02392 649000
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05
MAY
The 39 Steps
The Nuffield Theatre

Based on a comic adaptation for the classic whodunnit The 39 Steps at The Criterion Theatre in London has been keeping audiences in stitches since 2006. Based on the book of the same name…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
MAY
Burlesque Varietease featuring Lena Mae!
Brockenhurst Village Hall

Burlesque Promoter Author Teacher & International Performer SensuElle brings together some of the finest Burlesque Artistes from all over the South Coast and beyond to entertain you with their eclectic mix of the Art of Tease ‐ from the traditional classic style…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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06
MAY
Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club
Spinnaker Tower

Comedian James Alderson introduces 3 brilliant comics from the world of comedy to the tower stageOpening the show is one of the most talented stars of Britains Got Talent from last year Danny Posthill. Danny is the impressionist that wowed everyone and…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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07
MAY
Jason Donovan
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Jason Donovan at O2 Guildhall Southampton in Southampton on Saturday 07 May 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Jason Donovan live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
MAY
Family Fun Day
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

A day of activities aimed at children aged 3 90 All kinds of things to do with child focussed entertainment for the day. The entry price includes the museum which will be all steamed up and the old machinery working.…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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08
MAY
Simply Jaguar
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

All Jaguar owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu and park up within the museum complex for what promises to be a superb day out for both Jaguar owners and enthusiasts.Shine your S‐Type polish your XKR and buff up your F‐Type... whichever…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01590 612888
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10
MAY
Brideshead Revisited
The Nuffield Theatre

English Touring Theatre and York Theatre Royal bring their elegant evocative and vivid adaptation of the much loved Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh to Nuffield.Its 1943 and finding himself in familiar territory within the English countryside Charles Ryder confronts memories of his…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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12
MAY
36 Hours: Jutland 1916, The Battle That Won
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Visitor Centre

For the centenary year The National Museum of the Royal Navy NMRN will open a major exhibition to commemorate the largest naval battle in history the Battle of Jutland. 36 Hours: Jutland 1916 The Battle That Won The War will be the…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02074 392822
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12
MAY
HMS Pinafore
Theatre Royal Winchester

The much‐loved highly‐acclaimed all‐male H.M.S. Pinafore is embarking on an extensive UK Tour to ensure no‐one misses the boat. Join the hilarity of Gilbert and Sullivan with the award‐winning company that brought you the all‐male productions of The Pirates of Penzance…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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12
MAY
Natural History Walk
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

A guided walk from the museum to Swanwick Nature Reserve. The lakes in the reserve were once our clay pits. Come and see how nature has reclaimed the area since it stopped being a quarry in the 1970s. The walk will be…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01489 576248
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12
MAY
Torchlight Tour
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

Join us for an unusual Museum at Night visit. The Brickworks becomes a different place in the dark quite spooky Not only can you see the museum in a whole new light but also join us for a brickmakers doorstep sandwich…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01489 576248
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12
MAY
Riverdance
Portsmouth Guildhall

If you didn't already know Riverdance is a show consisting of traditional Irish stepdancing and has become a huge phenomena since appearing at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest. Husband and wife team John McColgan and…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
MAY
Bandstand LIVE! Southamptom
The Bandstand,

With great music great food and interesting experiences. Bandstand LIVE will be held in Palmerston Park in central Southampton. Bandstand LIVE is a collaboration between Matt Bunday Events Ltd www.mattbundayevents.com103.9 Voice FM Radio www.voicefmradio.co.uk …

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 553736
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14
MAY
Spring Concert
Ferneham Hall

Robin Browning conducts Leo Weiner Mozarts Piano Concerto no 21 soloist: Karen Kingsley & Mendelssohns Italian Symphony.…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 261372
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17
MAY
Winchester Original Ghost Walk
Royal Oak

Get ready to discover the ghosts of Winchester in this Ultimate Ghost Walk Experience Our 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…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07516 103947
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21
MAY
Meet The Musicians!
Totton & Eling Community Centre

Organised by the Stroke Association this event is for stroke survivors and their carersfamilyfriends.Come along and listen to a couple of sets from Longlea Singers www.longleas.org.uk whilst enjoying some light refreshments. …

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 720420
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21
MAY
Spring Autojumble
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Visit the 23rd Spring Autojumble being held at Beaulieu over the weekend of 21 & 22 May 2016. Browse thousands of stands bursting with automotive bargains. From motoring parts automobilia and accessories to literature tools and clothing. Covering all motoring eras there…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01590 612888
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21
MAY
Father John Misty
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Father John Misty at O2 Guildhall Southampton in Southampton on Saturday 21 May 2016. 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: 1.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAY
Dementia Friendly Sunday
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

Why not come along for a visit to the museum and enjoy a day of reminiscing. We are allowing anyone coping with the condition in for freeincluding one carer. If you thought that going to a museum was too difficult you might…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01489 576248
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22
MAY
Land Rover Rummage
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Buy and sell items for your Land Rover at the Beaulieu Land Rover Sortout. There are stands selling a range of item for a Land Rover from a washer to a complete vehicle. Held within the Spring Autojumble at Beaulieu visitors to…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01590 612888
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25
MAY
Southampton Ghost Walk
Outside Tudor House

Southampton gets spooky as Supernatural Tours joins forces with SEE Southampton Two of Southamptons tour companies are set to join forces in 2016 to bring an all new ghost walk to the city. Scream in Southampton with our interactive Southampton Ghost Walk.…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07516 103947
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26
MAY
EXHIBITION: Visions & Dimensions
Quarr Abbey Art Gallery

Isle of Wight ceramic artist Andrew Dowden will be exhibiting at Quarr Abbey Art Gallery with Wootton‐based artist Jeanne Mills‐Holland. This will be their sixth exhibition together at Quarr Abbey.A carpenter for twenty years ANDREW DOWDEN was inspired to take up ceramics…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01983 867505
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27
MAY
Laughter Live! Comedy Club
Ferneham Hall

Another fantastic night of comedy on 27th May hosted as always by your award‐winning compere James Alderson.Opening the show is Jo Caulfield as seen on Have I got News For You Mock The Week Never Mind The Buzzcocks Michael McIntyres Comedy Roadshow…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01329 231942
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27
MAY
Adam Ant
Portsmouth Guildhall

In a career spanning more than 35 years Adam Ant has had ten top 10 singles with his band Adam and the Ants and also as a solo artist with 3 reaching the number 1…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAY
Half-Term Holiday Fun
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Join us at Beaulieu over the May Half Term for Giant Games & Super‐Sized Scalextric plus medieval activities from Tuesday 31 MayGiant Games: Challenge your family throughout the half‐term holiday: race to the top of the leader board on our giant…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01590 612345
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29
MAY
Truckmania
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Stand amongst the giants of motoring and enjoy a day of all things truckingMarvel at the Monster Truck displays test your strength in the Tug a Truck challenge try out your driving skills in the Mini Truck arena and much more... with…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01590 612888
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02
JUN
Noises Off
The Nuffield Theatre

Thats what its all about. Doors and sardines. Getting on getting off. Getting the sardines on getting the sardines off. Thats theatre. This irresistible unruly comedy serves up a glimpse in to the onstage and offstage antics of a touring…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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05
JUN
Simply Porsche
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Come to Beaulieu in your Porsche on Sunday 5 June and become part of the fourth Simply Porsche a gathering of Porsche cars of all shapes and sizes. Join other Porsche enthusiasts and show off your pride and joy. All models…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01590 612888
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10
JUN
Rod Stewart
The Ageas Bowl

One of the most successful recording artists of all time Rod Stewart was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame way back in 1994. Awarded a CBE for services to music he…

Location: 3.8 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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