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More details - Milo McCabe: An Evening with Troy Hawke
Poundland’s plastic communism, the nefarious get rich quick allure of the Bingo, the empty capitalistic promise of The Waitrose and more come under the inscrutable eye of the Hawke! Indeed, the world according to Troy has been spreading frenziedly on the internet.
Victoria Rooms 26 Bridge Street Fordingbridge
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Ringwood Farmers’ Market
Monthly Farmers’ Market in Hampshire, offering locally produced, delicious food and drink.
The Furlong, Ringwood
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 26 May

More details - Oaklands - Open Garden for NGS
Oaklands is in an elevated position overlooking paddocks and the New Forest, surrounded by a cottage style garden with mixed borders. Climbers, roses, wisteria and clematis abound, potted grasses and hostas jostle for space with planters on the patios.
Oaklands, Nr Lyndhurst
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Lover Garage Sale
Up to 40 houses having a garage sale, along with pitches on Lover Green , in the same village on the same day ! Village hall open for bacon butties, home made cakes, tea and coffee. You name it - it might be for sale !
The Village of Lover - on the Hampshire /Wiltshire border
Sat 12 May

More details - 'Sense and Sensibility'
Lyndhurst Drama & Musical Society’s Spring production is ’Sense and Sensibility’ by Jane Austen, adapted by Jessica Swale. The show is directed by David Balfour and produced by Di Buck.
Vernon Theatre, Sandy Lane, Lyndhurst
Thu 26 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Downton Band Cuckoo Fair Concert - From Darkness to Light
Downton Band and Downton Training Band celebrate the great Cuckoo Fair and the changes of the season with a concert describing the darkness to light. Come join with the band as we celebrate the arrival of Spring after what has been quite a long winter!
Downton Memorial Hall The Borough Downton Salisbury
Sun 6 May

More details - Chocolate Fair
Love Chocolate.....then you’ll love this! Cuatro Events presents the Chocolate Fair this April 21st in Lyndhurst! There will be something for everyone including international chocolates, shakes, pastries, drinks, desserts, cakes, chocolate makers, decorators and so much more!
Lyndhurst Community Centre, Main Car Park, Lyndhurst

More details - Edmondsham House - Open Garden for NGS
6 acres of mature gardens, grounds, views, trees and shaped hedges surrounding C16/C18 house, giving much to explore incl C12 church adjacent to garden. Large Victorian walled garden is productive and managed organically (since 1984) using ’no dig’ vegetable beds.
Edmondsham House, Wimborne
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Foxbury - Spring bird walk
Discover New Forest birds as they start to migrate, nest and call on this early morning walk at Foxbury.
Foxbury, Blackhill Road, East Wellow, Burgate Manor, Romsey
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 6 May

More details - Foxbury - Foxbury Forest School
Nature-inspired learning through play. Take part in fun activities, including den building, wild art, green woodwork skills, outdoor cookery and more.
Foxbury, Blackhill Road, East Wellow, Burgate Manor, Romsey
Thu 3 May

More details - Foxbury - Foxbury Forest School
Nature-inspired learning through play. Take part in fun activities, including den building, wild art, green woodwork skills, outdoor cookery and more.
Foxbury, Blackhill Road, East Wellow, Burgate Manor, Romsey
Thu 17 May

More details - 21 Chestnut Road - Open Garden for NGS
Be amazed at how much you will see in this third of an acre mature garden. Inspirational ideas where features and plants combine with artistic flare. Seasonal planting, being wildlife friendly, productive and relaxing, all aimed to inspire.
21 Chestnut Road, Brockenhurst
Sat 19 May, Sat 9 Jun

More details - Little Pickles Markets
A family market with nearly new tables for hire to sell baby/children’s items. Prams, maternity items, clothes, shoes, toys, books, highchairs and so much more.. Come and see what bargains you can find! . Please contact the organiser or visit the website for more information.
Brockenhurst Village Hall, Highwood Road, Brockenhurst
Sun 13 May

More details - Waggy Tails Rescue Charity Golf Day
The winner will be the first recipient of the John Way Memorial Shield. For further details and to obtain an entry form, please contact Paul Chapman.
Ferndown Forest Golf Club, Forest Links Road, Ferndown
Fri 18 May

More details - New Forest Ukulele Festival
The Second New Forest Ukulele Festival. 19 top Ukulele Bands from all along the South Coast and up to Winchester along to Frome and inbetween. Come along and enjoy a whole day of Top Uke Music.
Memorial Centre, Whitefield Road, New Milton
Sat 12 May

More details - New Art Exhibition at Sammy Millers Motorcycle Museum, New Hampshire, May 2018
Christchurch Arts Guild are holding an extensive new Art Exhibition at Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum from 16th to 28th May 2018 One of over 200 paintings on view will be the stunning oil portrait by well-known local artist and Guild member Tom Kelly appropriately entitled “The Biker”.
Sammy Millers Motorcycle Museum, Bashley Cross Roads, New Milton, Hampshire
Wed 16 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman
BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Duo - 2016 & 2013 With their landmark 5th album, ‘Personae’, husband and wife duo Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman introduce us to a host of new characters and stories from their fertile and energetic musical imaginations.
Hanger Farm Arts Centre Aikman Lane, Totton
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Per Piacere Chamber Orchestra
Per Piacere are regular performers at Hanger Farm. The orchestra draws its core repertoire from the music of the Classical and Early Romantic periods. Conductor Paul Swindale. For more information visit
Hanger Farm Arts Centre Aikman Lane, Totton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Patrick Monahan: Rewind Selector 90s
Brand new stand up show from multi award winning Patrick Monahan and inspired by his Irish/Iranian/Teeside teens in the 90’s.
Hanger Farm Arts Centre Aikman Lane, Totton
Fri 4 May

More details - GreenMatthews presents A Brief History of Music
Beginning in the Middle Ages and ending up in the 20th century, this fun and fast-moving show is a whistle-stop tour of Western musical history.
Hanger Farm Arts Centre Aikman Lane, Totton
Fri 11 May

More details - Arena Theatre presents Fleabag & The Nether
To kick off this year’s “Sisters’ Season”, Arena Theatre is proud to present a double-bill of exceptional one act plays from some of the finest female talent in 21st Century theatre.
Hanger Farm Arts Centre Aikman Lane, Totton
Sat 12 May

More details - The Best of Keith James - Celebrating 40 Years of Music
Keith has proved to be one of this country’s most passionate, inventive and enduring concert performers. A collection of Keith’s own songs plus those by Nick Drake, Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, John Martyn, Lorca, Dylan Thomas and Pablo Neruda.
Hanger Farm Arts Centre Aikman Lane, Totton
Wed 16 May

More details - Liam White & His Little Big Band
After 3 sell out shows in the barn, Liam can’t wait to return to Hanger Farm once again with his superb 7 piece live boogie woogie band!
Hanger Farm Arts Centre Aikman Lane, Totton
Fri 18 May

More details - REMbrandt
R.E.M. sold 85 million albums in their 31 year career, with such hits as “Losing My Religion”, “Man On The Moon”, “The One I Love”, “Shiny Happy People” and “Everybody Hurts”. REMbrandt play the hits and album tracks from every era of this iconic band, with the spirit and passion of the band themselves.
Hanger Farm Arts Centre Aikman Lane, Totton
Sat 19 May

More details - Plant Sale, Martin.
Damerham & District Horticultural Society Plant Sale. Local, homegrown plants, tea, cake and a raffle. All in the the lovely garden at Reads Farmhouse, Martin.
Reads Farmhouse, Martin, Fordingbridge.
Sat 12 May

More details - QUIZ NIGHT  £50 prize
A selection of quizzes to test the brain cells. A Prize of £50 for the "best" performer. Logic Quiz ( Hard) General Knowledge ( easy) Geography ( easy) Music ( easy) The Bar will be open and there will be free nibbles!
The Pavilion, Vaggs Lane, Hordle, Lymington
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More details - MUSK  Milton Ukulele Strummers Klub.
MUSK have gone Twice Monthly and has been very sucesfull. New Members are always welcome, beginners improver’s or old hands come along and enjoy a great evening of fun ukulele playing. We have a song book with over 90 songs that is Free and if you are a complete beginner call us as we give Free lessons.
Memorial Centre, Whitefield Road, New Milton
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 8 May, Tue 29 May

More details - Lunch for widows and widowers at Christchurch’s Hoburne Holiday Park
Tapper Funeral Service’s Outlook Bereavement Support is holding a free roast lunch and get-together for widows and widowers at the restaurant in Hoburne Holiday Park, Hoburne Lane, Christchurch on Wednesday April 25 at 12.30pm.
Hoburne Holiday Park, Hoburne Lane, Christchurch
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Horatio's Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Award winning hospital garden which opened in Sept 2012 and was designed by Cleve West for patients with spinal cord injury at the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. Built from donations given in memory of Horatio Chapple who was a volunteer at the centre in his school holidays.
Horatio’s Garden, Salisbury
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Guided Walk – Local Landscapes, Knoll Gardens and Ferndown Common
Discover more about east Dorset’s horticulture and wildlife as Knoll Gardens’ owner Neil Lucas teams up with the Dorset Wildlife Trust for this guided walk across Ferndown Common to Knoll Gardens pointing out the differences and many similarities to be found in the landscape.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Tue 24 Apr

More details - Bat Walk with Jan Freeborn
Enjoy a special evening stroll as you search for Knoll’s most elusive night-time visitors. Using the latest technology and years of experience, Jan will help you identify the bats you see and hear, and attract them down for a closer look.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Music in the Garden with Gerauschhersteller
Performing as part of Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe (BEAF) festival, Dorset-based musical ensemble, Gerauschhersteller use amplified pods, cacti and other plant materials to create this sound performance of John Cage’s Child of Tree, and Branches!
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Bugs and Buds
Organised by the garden’s charity – the Knoll Gardens Foundation, Bugs and Buds is a Saturday morning monthly toddler club. Created to inspire a love of nature from a young age, the club encourages interaction with the garden’s many wildlife inhabitants as well as its trees and flowers.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 26 May

More details - Knoll Gardens Foundation Volunteer Recruitment Open Day
The Knoll Gardens Foundation is a charity set up to promote sustainable, wildlife friendly gardening. This special open day is your chance to find out about the charity and the volunteering opportunities it offers.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Fri 4 May

More details - Fairmile Grange prepares for National Care Home Open Day
Fairmile Grange is preparing to celebrate National Care Home Open Day with a ‘Fit For A Queen’ event on Saturday, April 21 from 11am –-5pm. The care home located on Royal Close in Christchurch, is inviting members of the public to join in a variety of fun activities to celebrate the Queen’s birthday.
Royal Cl, Christchurch

More details - Panama Hat New Orleans Jazz Band
Monday 14th May; The Panama Hat New Orleans Jazz Band at the Bournemouth Bluebird Jazz Club, starting at 7:30 PM. The club meets at the Bluebirds Social Club in Longham, BH22 9DP (opposite Haskins garden centre) and features a large dance floor, plenty of free car parking and affordable drinks.
Bluebirds Social Club, 4 Ham Lane, Longham (opposite Haskins Garden Centre)
Mon 14 May

More details - Stanbridge Mill - Open Garden for NGS
Hidden garden created in 1990s around C18 water mill (not open) on R Allen. Series of linked formal gardens featuring herbaceous and iris borders, pleached limes, white walk and wisteria-clad pergola. 20-acre nature reserve with reed beds and established shelter belts.
Stanbridge Mill, Gussage All Saints
Tue 15 May

More details - Bournemouth Electric Camera Club Present "An Evening with Andy Farrer"
Photography evening with Andy Farrer. Andy is a full time Landscape Photographer from the Isle of Purbeck. He won The Landscape Photographer of the Year Competition in 2015 and now is a member of the much respected Light & Land team of Photography
Broadway Park Sports & Community Club, Broadway Lane, Bournemouth.
Wed 25 Apr
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More details - Manor Farm, Hampreston - Open Garden for NGS
Traditional farmhouse garden designed and cared for by 3 generations of the Trehane family through over 100yrs of farming and gardening at Hampreston. Garden is noted for its herbaceous borders and rose beds within box and yew hedges. Mature shrubbery, water and bog garden. Open for hellebores and snowdrops in Feb.
Manor Farm, Hampreston, Wimborne
Sun 29 Apr, Wed 30 May

More details - Jay Millers Circus
Jay Millers Circus, celebrating 250 years of Circus entertainment, returns by popular demand with an all new production for 2018. Its the show that all members of the family will enjoy.
WIMBORNE Julian’s Road Car Boot Field
Tue 24 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Apple Court - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre formally designed and exuberantly planted sheltered walled garden. Theatrical white garden, extensive ornamental grass plantings and subtropical borders. 70 metre hosta walk. International display gardens of daylilies and Japanese style garden with koi pond.
Apple Court, Lymington
Tue 15 May

More details - Spinners Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Peaceful woodland garden with azaleas, rhododendrons, magnolias, acers and other rare shrubs underplanted with a wide variety of choice woodland and ground cover plants. The garden has been extended over the last 5 yrs and the views opened up over the Lymington valley.
Spinners Garden, Lymington
Sun 29 Apr

More details - West End & Broadway Songbook - Nigel Richards: The Phantom and Friends
Join West End star Nigel Richards for this evening of anecdotes, songs and stories from a thirty-year career singing around the world in Concerts and Musicals.
The Regent Centre 51 High Street Christchurch
Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Grange Choral Society Concert
The Grange Choral Society are performing Rossini Stabat Mater, Brahams Schicksalslied and Gesang der Parzen. Directed by the international conductor Marcio da Silva together with Ensemble Orquesta. Soloists: Soprano: Rosemary Carlton-Willis, Mezzo: Sarah Denbee, Tenor: Alberto Sousa, and Bass: Ricardo Panela.
Christchurch Priory

More details - British Falconry & Raptor Fair
As one of the latest additions to Countryman Fairs impressive event portfolio, we are thrilled to welcome you to the British Falconry & Raptor Fair, which will take place at Hampshire’s historic Broadlands Estate during the bank holiday weekend of Sunday 6th and Monday 7th May 2018.
Broadlands, Romsey
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Great Oaks care home to celebrate National Care Home Open Day
Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth is celebrating National Care Home Open Day by hosting ‘A Right Royal Knees up’ for members of the public, residents and their family and friends. The free to attend event will bring members of the community together to celebrate the Queen’s birthday and St.
Poole Lane, Kinson, Bournemouth

More details - City of Southampton Orchestra
Richard Strauss’s Festmarsch is an attention-grabbing opener, with its brass fanfares and rich orchestral sounds. An early work, it shows the promise of Strauss the master composer and orchestrator.
Romsey Abbey, Romsey.
Sat 12 May

More details - Antique Collectibles and The Decorative Arts Fair
Announcing our return to Romsey Town Centre for 2018……….An Antiques Collectibles & Decorative Arts Fair @ 5 separate locations in the centre of Romsey on the 15th October over 100 stands this event will bring together passionate enthusiasts/traders of Antiques & Collectibles, including jewellery, furniture, posters,...
Town hall, Romsey and 4 other venues in the centre of town
Sun 13 May

More details - Bakhtiyar's Exhibition of Fine Persian Rugs, Runners & Kilims
Once again Bakhtiyar are returning to the historic Medieval Hall, Cathedral Close in the heart of Salisbury to host their bi-annual exhibition of over 200 fine Persian rugs, runners and kilims. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in a world of mystery and wonder with rugs from across Persia.
The Medieval Hall, Cathedral Close, Salisbury
Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Romsey Farmers' Market
Monthly Farmers’ Market in Hampshire, offering locally produced, delicious food and drink.
Alma Road Car Park (opposite Waitrose), Romsey
Sun 6 May