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

29
JUN
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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01
JUL
Sarah Millican
Portsmouth Guildhall

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
JUL
The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk
The Nuffield Theatre

Perhaps youve seen them floating over a Russian village Or perhaps youve seen her toppling forward arms full of wild flowers as he arches above her head and steals a kissMeet Marc and Bella Chagall The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk Partners in…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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05
JUL
England vs Sri Lanka NatWest IT20
The Ageas Bowl

England vs Sri Lanka NatWest IT20 at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Tuesday 05 July 2016. 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

07
JUL
Gerry Cotle's Rock Circus
Southsea Common

BRINGING BACK THE GOOD TIMESThe most famous name in British Circus ‐ Gerry Cottle brings circus tumbling into the 21st Century ROLL UP ROLL UP: New for 2016 Gerry Cottle is back with his sensational ROCK CIRCUS ‐ a high‐energy family…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08458 355050
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10
JUL
Music @ The Brickworks
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

A day of music ranging from jazz to Elvis. Why not come along and see the museum all steamed up and working and then join us for a relaxing time listening to the talented people who live in our area.The Trains Trust…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01489 576248
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10
JUL
Simply Bikes
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Enjoy a ride through the beautiful New Forest and join us for the popular Simply Bikes rally. All bikes are welcome and visitors will have the choice to vote for their favourite in the Peoples Choice Award the winner will receive…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01590 612888
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16
JUL
Art & Quality Crafts
Lyndhurst Community Centre

If you are looking for art from paintings to hand made artistic crafts ‐ for your home or garden ‐ and you would like the spend a nice day in the beautify New Forest National Park this is the event for you.Showcasing…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07849 459132
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18
JUL
Edinburgh Preview Comedy Shows
Spinnaker Tower

Once again Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club is bringing you 3 wonderful nights of top flight show previews before some of the best comedians in the country take their solo shows to the Edinburgh Festival this SummerAll hosted by local award winning comedian…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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19
JUL
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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23
JUL
The Hogwallops
Chilcomb House

Spectacular circus skills blend seamlessly with physical comedy theatrical storytelling and slapstick in this chaotic and colourful tale of The Hogwallops a family of misfits. Its Grandpas birthday. He loves bananas and after the housework is done the family get together to…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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31
JUL
Simply Japanese
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Come to Beaulieu in your Japanese vehicle on Sunday 31 July and become part of Simply Japanese a gathering of Japanese vehicles of all shapes and sizes. All models are welcome and visitors will have the choice to vote for their…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01590 612888
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31
JUL
The Hogswallops
Walpole Park (Gosport)

Spectacular circus skills blend seamlessly with physical comedy theatrical storytelling and slapstick in this chaotic and colourful tale of The Hogwallops a family of misfits. Its Grandpas birthday. He loves bananas and after the housework is done the family get together to…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
AUG
Artists in August Exhibition
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

Exhibition of recent work by Southampton University Art graduates. Five artists ‐ Five styles. In addition there will be a varied programme of activities for children inspired by the exhibition. Exhibition and activities are included in the price of museum visit.PLEASE NOTE:…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01489 576248
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07
AUG
Family Days @ The Brickworks!
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

Over the August holidays we are going to be running all kinds of art activities for children. Lots of making going on. This is part of the ordinary museum visit and if you buy a ticket once then you can come for…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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10
AUG
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Osborne House and Gardens

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful new musical score and…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03703 331183
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14
AUG
Vehicles through the ages
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

Steam‐up Sunday again and this time there will be all kinds of vehicles on site to make the visit even more interesting. We will be all steamed up and the machinery working. The Trains Trust will be running their trains subject to…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01489 576248
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21
AUG
Supercar Showdown
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

See the worlds most prestigious supercars unleash their horsepower through the grounds of Beaulieu in the ever‐popular Supercar Showdown. Your Supercar Showdown ticket includes entry to the Beaulieu attraction including the National Motor Museum Palace House Beaulieu Abbey and World of Top…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01590 612888
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01
SEP
"Indian Terracotta Art" photographic exhibition
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

An exhibition of photographs showing the rich and living tradition of terracotta art in India. Exhibition is included in the price of museum visit. …

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01489 576248
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03
SEP
International Autojumble
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01590 612888
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08
SEP
Heritage Open Days @ The Brickworks!
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

A chance to see the museum for FREE We are open again as part of this national scheme to help everyone get close to our amazing heritage.PLEASE NOTE: The Heritage Days this year are 8th and 11th September ONLY…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01489 576248
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10
SEP
Counterfeit Sixties Show
The Concorde Club

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 613989
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25
SEP
Trains Galore @ The Brickworks!
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

The September Steam‐up Sunday will be helped by the addition of lots more trains an extra treat for the train lovers amongst you. We will have the museum all steamed up and working plus the caf and the museum visit itself.…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01489 576248
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07
OCT
Boogaloo Blues Weekend at Norton Grange, IoW
Norton Grange

One of our favourite venues for its location overlooking the sea the great food and the friendly helpful team. Booked so far:The Connie Lush BandThe Cadillac KingsThe ProofTraffickerSplit WhiskersSam Paine TrioStompin DaveAcoustic BluesMCDJ: Tony Farinha plus late night jams led…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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11
OCT
The Complete Deaths
The Nuffield Theatre

There are 74 onstage deaths in the works of William Shakespeare ‐ 75 if you count the black ill‐favoured fly killed in Titus Andronicus. From the Roman suicides in Julius Caesar to the death fall of Prince Arthur in King John; from…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 671771
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13
OCT
World Sight Day @ The Brickworks!
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

We are taking part in this international initiative for the first time. We want to encourage people with visual impairments to visit the museum. Its a really touchy feely place with very little that is out of bounds. Although it is an…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01489 576248
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18
OCT
Level 42
Portsmouth Guildhall

Level 42 could have called it a day in 2010 following their successful 30th anniversary tour but true to form Mark Kings thumping bass refuses to quit as the legendary British band announce a tour…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
OCT
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
Portsmouth Guildhall

Emerging back in 1988 the original and credible Floyd act TAPFS has been getting bigger and better ever since. The band were described by Floyd drummer Nick Mason on BBC 5 Live as Very…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
OCT
Birdy
O2 Guildhall Southampton

Birdy at O2 Guildhall Southampton in Southampton on Friday 21 October 2016. 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 the tickets for…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
Halloween Steam Up @ The Brickworks!
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

Usually the biggest Steam‐up Sunday of the year. All our resident traction engines and road rollers will be home again after the summer away plus friends of their with yet more engines. The museum will be in steam as well. Both the…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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