Events Guide – Winchester Today

Events Guide – Winchester Today

Here is a list of some of the things happening in Winchester and beyond. You can keep us up to date on the Events Guide by posting brochures and leaflets to Winchester Today, Suite 123, 80 High Street, Winchester, SO23 9AT, send it to news@winchestertoday.co.uk or text the information to us on 07427 417387 – for free. ::



Events Guide – Winchester Today – July 2016

Rachel Gover brings together the best of what’s on in Winchester, near to Winchester and far across the rest of Hampshire! And even South Wiltshire, Berkshire and Surrey too… Publicise your event – free – by dropping a line to rachel.gover@winchestertoday.co.uk

June 28th – 3rd July The Gruffalo’s Child. Nuffield Theatre, Southampton. Times Vary. £12

Friday 1st. AK Kitchens Open Afternoon, ST Martin’s Trading Estate, Nickel Close, Winchester – Afternoon

Friday 1st. Tibetan Monks of the Tashi Lhunpo Monastery and Ngawang Lodup. The Anvil, The Haymarket, Basingstoke. 7.30pm. £18, Concessions £16

Friday 1st. Bog Rolling Stones, Mick Slacker and Co. The Brook Theatre, Southampton. 8pm. £10 in advance, £12 on the door

Friday 1st. Supremes Tribute. Botleigh Grange Hotel and Spa, Southampton. 7pm. £39.50

Friday 1st. Sarah Millican – Outsider. Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth. 7.30pm. £27 – http://www.portsmouthguildhall.org.uk/events/sarah-millican-outsider

Friday 1st – 2nd. Blissfields Music Festival. Woodmancott, Winchester. Entry from noon. From £50-£110 – www.blissfields.co.uk/tickets/

Friday 1st – 2nd. Peter Pan – The British Musical. Kings Theatre, Portsmouth. 7pm. £11.50. Concessions £9.50

Friday 1st – 3rd. Fleet Carnival. Calthorpe Park, Fleet. Times vary. FREE

Friday 1st – 3rd. Winchester Hat Fair. Jewry Street, Winchester. Times Vary. FREE

Friday 1st – 3rd. Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales. Corn Exchange, Newbury. Times Vary. £11

Friday 1st – 3rd. Lights Alive Summer Weekend Festival. The Lights, Andover. Times Vary. Full Weekend ticket – £20. Other tickets available. Tickets available here – http://www.thelights.org.uk/WhatsOn/details/1205

Saturday 2nd. Marwell’s Sunset Party in the Park. Colden Common, Winchester. 6.30pm. £16, Child £12

Saturday 2nd. Love Revisited. The Brook Theatre, Southampton. 8pm. £16 in advance, £18 on the door

Saturday 2nd. Anthony Beevor, bestselling author. Winchester Festival, Theatre Royal, Winchester. 6pm. £14

Saturday 2nd. Southsea Skatepark Roller Disco. Southsea Skatepark, Portsmouth. 7pm-10pm. £5, £2.50 to hire skates

Saturday 2nd. The Kings Theatre Tours. Kings Theatre, Southsea. 10.30am. £6, Child £1

Saturday 2nd – 3rd. Cheese and Chilli Festival. London Road, Basingstoke. Times Vary. £5, Concessions TBC

Saturday 2nd – 3rd. Southampton Thai Festival. Mayflower Park, Southampton. Times Vary. £2

Sunday 3rd. Romsey Farmers’ Market. Alma Road, Romsey. 10am-2pm. FREE

Sunday 3rd. Hampshire County Youth Orchestra. The Anvil, Basingstoke. 6pm. £12, Concessions £8

Sunday 3rd. An Evening with Aggers and Tuffers. The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton. 7.30pm. £26. Tickets available here – https://www.mayflower.org.uk/Whats_On

Tuesday 5th – 9th. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Joe McElderry stars. The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton. Times Vary. £18.50 – £36.50.  Tickets available here – https://www.mayflower.org.uk/Whats_On/Joseph2016

Tuesday 5th – 9th. The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk. Nuffield Theatre, Southampton. 7.30pm.  £10 – £25

Wednesday 6th. Winnall Rock School. Theatre Royal, Winchester. 7.30pm. £5

Wednesday 6th – 9th. All or Nothing, a musical celebrating The Small Faces. Kings Theatre, Southsea. 7.30pm. £26.50. Concessions, £23.50

Thursday 7th. Live: Romeo and Juliet. Corn Exchange, Newbury. 7pm. £14.50, Concessions £12.50

Friday 8th. Four Weddings and  a Funeral. Film on a Farm, Manor Farm, Southampton. 7pm. £15.

Friday 8th. Edinburgh Preview: Hardeep Singh Kohli & Myra Dubois, Comedy Act. Corn Exchange, Newbury. 8pm. £13, Concessions £10.50

Friday 8th. Actor Robert Hardy, Q&A. Theatre Royal, Winchester. 8pm. £20, Concessions £17

Friday 8th. Soul Legends. The Kings Theatre, Portsmouth. 7.30pm. £23.50 FULL PRICE

Friday 8th. The Small Fakers, Small Faces Tribute. The Brook Theatre, Southampton. 8pm. £10 in advance, £12 on the door

Friday 8th – 10th. Stonemasonry Festival, Carving Competition. Winchester Cathedral, Winchester. 3pm. FREE

Saturday 9th. Alton Craft Market. Market Square, Alton. 10am-3pm. FREE

Saturday 9th. Jongleurs Comedy Club. Corn Exchange, Newbury. 7.45pm. 18+ only. £15, Concessions £13

Saturday 9th. The Zombies, Pretty Special II. Iconic 60s band. The Brook Theatre, Southampton. 8pm. £22.50 in advance, £25 on the door

Saturday 9th. Michael Morpurgo, Introducing new book ‘Such Stuff.’ Winchester Festival, Theatre Royal, Winchester. 5.30pm. £14

Saturday 9th. Cancer Research UK’s Pretty Muddy. Southsea Common, Portsmouth. 11.15am-1.30pm. Entry price £19.99. http://raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/choose-your-event/portsmouth.html

Saturday 9th. Fair Play Performing Arts Summer Showcase. The Lights, Andover. 6pm. £10

Saturday 9th. Lion King. Film on a Farm, Manor Farm, Southampton. 7pm. £15

Saturday 9th. Let’s Rock, Family Friendly 80’s Festival. The Common, Southampton. 12pm. £45

Saturday 9th. Motown Summer Soul Spectacular. Sir Harold  Hillier Gardens, Romsey. 7.30pm-9.30pm  £14, Concessions £10

Saturday 9th. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Junior, Middle Youth Goup. Shinfield Player’s Theatre. 6.30pm. £8. Concession £6

Saturday 9th. Romsey Beggars Fair. Cornmarket, Romsey. Times Vary. FREE

Saturday 9th – 10th. Amazing Thailand Christchurch festival. Quay Park, Dorset. 11am. £2

Sunday 10th. Charity Quiz and Raffle Night in aid of RNIB. St. Johns House Broadway, Winchester. 7.30pm. Tickets available from the Fulflood Arms or The Queen Inn. £10pp.

Sunday 10th. Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life. Southsea Common, Portsmouth. 9am-1.30pm. Entry Price £14.99, Child £10. http://raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/choose-your-event/portsmouth.html

Sunday 10th. Picnic day at Jane Austen’s House Museum. Winchester Road, Alton. 12 noon – 3.30pm. FREE with Museum Admission

Sunday 10th. Around the World, Classique School of Dance. The Kings Theatre, Portsmouth. 6.30pm. £16.50, Concessions £13.50

Sunday 10th. Port Solent Waterside Market. The Boardwalk, Portsmouth. 11am – 5pm. FREE

Sunday 10th. Simply Bikes at Beaulieu. Brockenhurst, Hampshire. From 9.30am. Riders – £10 on the day. Visitor prices will vary.

Sunday 10th. Themed Baking Demonstration. Winchester City Mill, Water Lane, Winchester. 11am – 3pm. FREE. Admission Applies.

Sunday 10th. Winchester Farmers’ Market. Middle Brooke Street, Winchester. 9am – 2pm. FREE

Monday 11th. Touch to See. A morning get-together for blind and visually impaired residents of West Berkshire. Corn Exchange, Balcony Bar, Newbury. 10.30am. FREE

Monday 11th – 17th. Farnborough International Airshow. Farnborough Aerodrome, Hampshire. Tickets available through – www.farnborough.com/public

Tuesday 12th – 16th. The Last Tango. Strictly stars prepare their last dance. The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton. Times Vary. £19 – £35.

Wednesday 13th. Space Lectures, Winchester Science Centre. Telegraph Way, Morn Hill, Winchester. 10am open. £12. Concession £9.60

Thursday 14th. Murder on the Terrace at Mottisfont. Nr Romsey. 7pm – 9.30pm. £16. Child £8

Thursday 14th. Ronnie Scott’s All Stars. Kings Theatre, Southsea, Portsmouth. 7.30pm. £23.50

Thursday 14th. Leonardo Di Vinci: The Genius in Milan. Corn Exchange, Newbury. 7.30pm. £14.50. Concessions £12.50

Friday 15th. Dire Straits by “Money For Nothing”. The Brook Theatre, Southampton. 8pm. £11 in advance, £13 on the door

Friday 15th – 17th. Real Ale, Cider and Music Festival. Pennington Sports and Social Club, Lymington. Times Vary. FREE ENTRY

Saturday 16th. Rhythm of the Dance. Traditional Irish band and dance. Corn Exchange, Newbury. 7.45pm. £25, Concessions £23

Saturday 16th. Beatrix Potter : Play and Childhood Exhibition, Mottisfont, Romsey. 11 am – 5pm. FREE. Admission Applies.

Saturday 16th. Atomic Blondie, Celebrating over 30 years of Blondie. The Brook Theatre, Southampton. 8pm. £10 in advance, £12 on the door

Saturday 16th. Ginchester Revisted. Green Man, Southgate Street. Winchester. 6pm – 8pm. £41.99

Saturday 16th. Southampton Mela Festival. Hoglands Park, Hampshire. 12pm – 9pm. FREE

Saturday 16th – 17th. Basingstoke Academy of Dancing. The Anvil, Basingstoke. 7pm. £16, Concessions £8

Sunday 17th. VanityBMW at Beaulieu, Home of the National Motor Museum. Hampshire. 10am – 5pm. £12. Child £7.50

Sunday 17th. Vintage, Antique, Collectors and Craft Fair. Winchester Road, Alton. 10am – 3.30pm. FREE

Sunday 17th. Gulliver’s Travels. Open Air, Avington Park, Winchester. 2pm, 7pm. £13.50

Monday 18th – 23rd. Thriller Live. Taking you through 45 years of Jackson’s legendary music. The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton. Times Vary. £19.50- £32.50. Tickets available here – https://www.mayflower.org.uk/Whats_On

Tuesday 19th. Winchester Ghost Walk Experience. Royal Oak Passage, Winchester. 8.30pm – 9.30pm. £6

Tuesday 19th – 20th. Into The Woods, Junior. Theatre Royal, Winchester. 7.30pm. £12, Concessions £10

Wednesday 20th. Easy Stars – All Stars. Celebrating 10 years of RadioDread. The Brook Theatre, Southampton. 8pm. £17.50 in advance, £20 on the door

Thursday 21st. The Pasadena Roof Orchestra. The Kings Theatr, Portsmouth. 7.30pm. £23, Concessions £21

Thursday 21st – 22nd. There’s a Zombie Outside, Community Event. Theatre Royal, Winchester. 6pm, 8pm. £12, Concessions £10

Friday 22nd. Hi-On Maiden, Iron Maiden Tribute. The Brook Theatre, Southampton. 8pm. £10 in advance, £12 on the door

Friday 22nd. Rob Beckett : Mouth of the South. New Theatre Royal, Southsea, Portsmouth. 9pm. £13.

Friday 22nd. House of Burlesque. The Kings Theatre, Portsmouth. 7.30pm. 14+. £18, Concessions £16

Saturday 23rd. One Night in Vegas. Relive the King’s legendary music. The Kings Theatre, Portsmouth. 7.30pm. £23.50, Concessions £21.50

Saturday 23rd. The Boss UK, Springsteen Tribute. The Brook Theatre, Southampton. 8pm. £12 in advance, £14 on the door

Sunday 24th. Hairy Maclary and Friends. Children’s Event, Theatre Royal, Winchester. 1.30pm, 3.30pm. £13, Concessions £11.50

Monday 25th. Memory Cafe. A get-together for people living with dementia and their carers. Corn Exchange, Newbury. 10.30am. FREE

Tuesday 26th – 28th. The New Forest and Hampshire County Show. Brockenhurst, Hampshire. 8am open. £20. Child £7.

Thursday 28th. Groundlings Theatre Tours. Kent Street, Portsmouth. Times Vary. £5

Thursday 28th. Dinosaur Zoo, back by popular demand. Corn Exchange, Newbury. 1.30pm, 3.30pm. £13.50

Thursday 28th – 30th. High School Musical. The Anvil, The Haymarket, Basingstoke. 7.30pm/2.30pm. £15, Concessions £13

Friday 29th. Abba Fever. The Brook Theatre, Southampton. 8pm. £13 in advance, £15 on the door

Friday 29th. Edward Crawford: Magic of the Mind – Dining Event. The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton. 7.30pm. £40. Last few tickets available here – https://www.mayflower.org.uk/Whats_On/MagicOfTheMind2016

Saturday 30th. Jazz Saturday at Hinton Ampner, Bramdean, Alresford. 12pm – 3pm. FREE. Admission Applies.

Saturday 30th. Only Fools and Three Courses Dining Event. The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton. 7.30pm. £65. Last few available here – https://www.mayflower.org.uk/Whats_On/OnlyFoolsJul2016

Saturday 30th. Junior Drama Taster. Corn Exchange, Newbury. 1.30pm. 7-10 years. £4

Saturday 30th. Youth Drama Taster. Corn Exchange, Newbury. 2.45pm. 11-14 years. £4

Saturday 30th. Johnny Cash Roadshow, The Man in Black. The Brook Theatre, Southampton. 8pm. £16 in advance, 18th on the door

Saturday 30th. The Comedy Bar: Big Gig. Nuffield Theatre, Southampton. £16, Concessions £14. 16+