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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Woolston

30
JUL
Performance
Forum One,

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionPerformance was conceived early in 2012 as British excitement grew in anticipation of hosting the Olympics. Local sporting events were photographed as communities played their part in preparing…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
ratingratingratingratingrating
31
JUL
Eddie Izzard
Southsea Common

Stand‐up comedian actor and writer Eddie Izzard brings his whimsical rambling comedy to audiences across Britain after winning numerous awards including the Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance and the Yahoo Peoples Choice Award. Citing…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
AUG
AN EVENING WITH SIR GARY SOBERS
The Concorde Club

The greatest all‐rounder in the world at The Concorde.AN EVENING WITH SIR GARY SOBERSFriday 1 August 2014 From 9.00pmAN EVENING WITH SIR GARY SOBERSMember ticket only ‐ £18 £23 after 30th AprilNon‐members ticket only £30Members dining ticket £43 £48 after 30th…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02380 613989
ratingratingratingratingrating
01
AUG
ROCKIN' THE COUNTRY
Thorngate Theatre Hall

In 2012 Rick and Jodie McKay played an event in Portsmouth promoted by Ricks daughter Kelly Marie in aid of SADS UK Sudden Adult Death Syndrome. The show featured the duo aka Pure Country expanding their style and sound with a full…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 510012
ratingratingratingratingrating
02
AUG
The Saints
Guildhall Square

Kenny Glynn is the world's biggest saints fan and for 25 years he has been locked in a game of football against the world. On his 26th Birthday the world steps up its game and Kenny Glynn faces the match of his…

Location: 1.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
ratingratingratingratingrating
02
AUG
Cowes Week
Cowes

Since 1826 Cowes Week has played a key part in the British sporting summer calendar and is one of the UKs longest running and most successful sporting events. It now stages up to 40 daily races for around 1000 boats and is…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Sports

03
AUG
Pops Incorporated Concert
Thornden Hall

Pops Incorporated ConcertSunday 3 August 7.30pmTickets available from www.popsincorporated.co.uk 01202 389 793…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01202 389793
ratingratingratingratingrating
09
AUG
Fergies' Vintage Harvest Happening
Near Fourjays Farm

This event is run by the Friends of Ferguson Heritage an organisation dedicated to preserving Ferguson and Massey Ferguson Tractors and equipment. It is a working event which gives a chance to see how harvesting was done in the past from the…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07812 634901
ratingratingratingratingrating
09
AUG
Solent Male Voice Choir concert
St Peter and St Paul Church Fareham

The choir devotes most of its time to performing for local charities and events and the proceeds of this concert are for church funds. Tickets £8. Details and tickets 01329 665170 choir members or Parish Office. Email: nigeldoverclose.fsnet.co.uk. Tickets…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01329 665170
ratingratingratingratingrating
21
AUG
Historian Elizabeth Norton to present talk
Mary Rose Museum

Henry VIII is famous for his six wives with the rhyme divorced beheaded died divorced beheaded survived recalling their largely unenviable fates. In his old age the king lamented his bad fortune in wives and throughout his life he sought to find…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07734 805817
ratingratingratingratingrating
22
AUG
Southampton Maritime Festival
Ocean Terminal

22‐23 August 2014: A great day out for all the family Take a step back in time at Southampton Maritime Festival as it commemorates the wartime and maritime history of the South.During this two‐day event many historic ships and vessels will be…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02380 711818
ratingratingratingratingrating
22
AUG
YMCA Wild West Family Festival
YMCA Fairthorne Manor

Come along to Fairthorne Manor this August Bank Holiday Weekend for a huge themed Family Festival This is a great chance for you to experience our popular activity facilities together with our family park. The weekend includes a packed daytime activity programme…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 785228
ratingratingratingratingrating
23
AUG
Fareham Art Trail
Various Venues around Fareham and surrounding areas

Fareham Art Trail is a new art event taking place this August in and around Fareham.This exciting new event includes numerous exhibitions sculpture garden various art events free magnetic art and moreIt runs from Saturday 23rd‐Saturday 30th August; entry is free and…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL:
ratingratingratingratingrating
23
AUG
YMCA Barn Dance
YMCA Fairthorne Manor

Fairthorne Manor is holding its first ever Barn Dance so dust off your dancing shoes practice your dosey‐does and get ready to dance the night away Come along on Saturday 23rd August from 6pm until 10pm bring the whole family and have…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 785228
ratingratingratingratingrating
30
AUG
Jethro Up Close and Personal
G Casino Portsmouth

Originally a timber man from Lavant Tin Mine Jethro now enjoys performing armed with nothing more than a microphone a stand and a small table with his favourite drink to hand. As he paces the stage from side to side youll hear…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02392 732277
ratingratingratingratingrating
31
AUG
Pedal for Parkinson's Isle of Wight 2014
Seaclose Park

Challenge yourself to make a difference this summer and join us for a cycle around the beautiful Isle of Wight.Get your family friends and colleagues together for the first‐ever Parkinsons UK cycle around the Isle of Wight. Key informationVenue: Seaclose Park Newport…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 639319
ratingratingratingratingrating
04
SEP
National Theatre Live presents Medea
Thornden Hall

Helen McCrory The Last of the Haussmans returns to the National Theatre to take the title role in Euripides' powerful tragedy in a new version by Ben Power directed by Carrie Cracknell.Medea is a wife and a mother. For the sake of…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 246555
ratingratingratingratingrating
04
SEP
Bestival
Robin Hill Country Park

The four‐day music festival is held at Robin Hill; a country park situated at the Isle of Wight in England. Bestival is a result of Rob da Banks Sunday Best club nights and record label.…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
SEP
The 21st Carole Nash Eurojumble
Netley Marsh

The Eurojumble is one of the biggest autojumbles in the south and it's getting bigger every year. With hundreds of autojumble stands and thousands of bargains to be had Netley Marsh is the place to be for that elusive part new project…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01507 529430
ratingratingratingratingrating
09
SEP
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Theatre Royal Winchester

Tickets for Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Theatre Royal Winchester on the Tuesday 09 September 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Al Murray One Man One Guvnor live at Theatre Royal Winchester see our list of…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
SEP
JOHNNY CASH REVISITED
Medina Theatre

Johnny Cash Revisited is a semi‐biographical show illustrating the transition of Johnny Cash from being a young gospel singer from Dyess Arkansas into the legendary recording artist known as THE MAN IN BLACK. Rick McKay and special guest Jodie McKay paying tribute…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01983 527020
ratingratingratingratingrating
14
SEP
New Forest bike ride
Brockenhurst Sixth Form College

A beautiful ride through the New Forest helping to raise money for charity. Theres a choice of four routes for all ages and abilities all starting and finishing in Brockenhurst. Quiet roads and gentle hills make the shorter rides ideal for families.…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL:
ratingratingratingratingrating
15
SEP
FREE taster session at the Fareham Rock Choir
Sports Hall

The Fareham Rock Choir is led by local musician Jan Moll. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members ‐ from performing at top music and arts venues like Wembley Stadium for Saracens v Harlequins in 2012 and…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
ratingratingratingratingrating
16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Romsey Rock Choir
Abbey United Reformed Church

The Romsey Rock Choir is led by choir leader Natasha Willis. The choir is for all ages and all the local Hampshire branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible performances like the 11000 seat Wembley Arena that ITV1…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
ratingratingratingratingrating
16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Winchester Rock Choir
Weeke Community Centre

Your friendly local Winchester choir is run by choir leader Jan Moll. A local community choir first and foremost we are also part of the national Rock Choir network which provides some unequalled performances for choir members. Members of Rock Choir have…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
ratingratingratingratingrating
16
SEP
NT Live presents A Streetcar Named Desire
Thornden Hall

The fastest‐selling production in the Young Vics history Tennessee Williams timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live from their London home by National Theatre Live. With Gillian Anderson The X‐Files The Fall as Blanche DuBois Ben Foster Lone Survivor…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 246555
ratingratingratingratingrating
17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Hedge End Rock Choir
Dart Centre

The local Hedge End choir is run by singing teacher Jan Moll. Over the past few years Rock Choir has become firmly ingrained on the national consciousness with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and commitment to community singing…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
ratingratingratingratingrating
17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Southampton Rock Choir
Main Hall

Your local Southampton choir is run by choir leader Jenny Deacon. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Jenny. Rock Choir…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
ratingratingratingratingrating
18
SEP
FREE taster session at the New Forest (Brokenhurst
Main Hall

The Brockenhurst Rock Choir is led by choir leader Jenny Deacon. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart‐topping singers and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
ratingratingratingratingrating
20
SEP
SKA Mania -The Selector and The Neville Staples
G Casino Portsmouth

The Selecter are fronted by the original singing duo of the 2 Tone era Pauline Black and Arthur Gaps Hendrickson. Theyre here to deliver classic hits like Three Minute Hero Missing Words On My Radio James Bond and of course Too Much…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 732277
ratingratingratingratingrating

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,…

Want more?

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