What's on around Southampton

Today to Thu 2 Sep, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations

The Wind in the Willows

Details
The Wind in the Willows “So - this - is - a - River!” Award-winning theatre company, Calf2Cow, bring you a theatrical re-telling of Kenneth Grahame’s classic story: The Wind In The Willows .
Itchen Valley Country Park, Itchen Valley Country Park, Allington Ln, West End, Southampton SO30 3HQ
Fri 27 Aug

Hampshire Open Studios - Ron & Trish Moody Art & Textile Exhibition

Details
Ron will be exhibiting a large number of new watercolour and mixed media paintings, plus unframed originals, prints and greetings cards.
40 Grange Road Netley Abbey, Southampton SO31 5FE
Sat 21 Aug, Mon 30 Aug

Fair Oak Art & Craft Society meetings

Details
Fair Oak Art & Craft Society Regular Society meeting. Bring along your own art or craft project to work on and enjoy a stress-free and fun evening with a group of friendly people.
Village Hall, Shorts Road, Fair Oak SO50 7EJ
Wed 11 Aug, Wed 18 Aug, and more dates until Wed 22 Sep

Twin Oaks - Open Garden for NGS

Details
Continually evolving acre suburban woodland water garden, designed and planted by owners, bordered by mature oak beech and birch trees. Enjoy spring colour from azaleas, rhododendrons and bulbs.
Twin Oaks, Eastleigh SO53 1LW
Fri 6 Aug to Sun 8 Aug

Wonderful Wednesdays at the Brickworks

Details
11th August – Paint a plaster animal Pick a pet, paint them and take them home. We have a menagerie of pigs, horses, cows and sheep looking for new owners.
Bursledon Brickworks Swanwick Lane Swanwick SO31 7HB
Wed 11 Aug

Wonderful Wednesdays at the Brickworks

Details
Wonderful Wednesdays at the Brickworks 18th August – Ride the miniature railway Choo Choo! Buy your tickets (suggested donation £1 adults, 50p children) to ride the rails and hop on board the miniature railway.
Bursledon Brickworks Swanwick Lane Swanwick SO31 7HB
Wed 18 Aug

Wonderful Wednesdays at the Brickworks

Details
Wonderful Wednesdays at the Brickworks 25th August – Play with clay – nature faces! We’re looking forward to this one – come and make a nature face from natural materials and brick clay.
Bursledon Brickworks Swanwick Lane Swanwick SO31 7HB
Wed 25 Aug

Wonderful Wednesdays at the Brickworks

Details
Wonderful Wednesdays at the Brickworks 1st September – Clay tile castles Our final Wonderful Wednesday of the summer – this time we’re making clay tile castles.
Bursledon Brickworks Swanwick Lane Swanwick SO31 7HB
Wed 1 Sep

Artists Open House & Garden

Details
Welcome to Richard and Leo’s Hampshire Open Studio. We have over 250 handcrafted pieces of art on show around the house and our tranquil garden.
25 The Tyleshades, Romsey SO51 5RJ
Sat 21 Aug to Mon 30 Aug

Christine’s Art House with Hampshire Open Studios

Details
45 Local Artists showing textiles, glass, ceramics, furnishings, wood and paintings throughout the quirky 3 storey Art House, garden and studio.
2 Albany Road SO51 8EE
Sat 21 Aug to Mon 30 Aug

Beaulieu Supercar Weekend

Details
We are pleased to announce the return of Beaulieu Supercar Weekend in 2021 on 7 - 8 August; the must-see family spectacular that brings some of the world’s most exclusive and desirable motors to
Beaulieu, National Motor Museum. New Forest. SO42 7ZN
Sat 7 Aug and Sun 8 Aug

VW T Chill

Details
Back by popular demand, all VW Transporter owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu and park up within the museum complex for VW T Chill!
Beaulieu, National Motor Museum. New Forest. SO42 7ZN
Fri 13 Aug to Sun 15 Aug

Simply Mercedes

Details
All Mercedes-Benz owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 22nd August and park up within the museum complex for what promises to be a superb day out for Mercedes owners and
Beaulieu, National Motor Museum. New Forest. SO42 7ZN
Sun 22 Aug

Gilberts Dahlia Field - Open Garden for NGS

Details
This may not be a garden, but do come and be amazed by the sight of over 300 varieties of dahlias in our dedicated 1½ acre field.
Gilberts Dahlia Field, nr Romsey SO51 6DT
Sun 29 Aug

Raymond Briggs: A Retrospective

Details
Raymond Briggs: A Retrospective, on tour from House of Illustration, is the first ever exhibition dedicated to the author-illustrator behind some of the most popular and influential children’s books
Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester SO23 8SB
Fri 6 Aug, Sat 7 Aug, Mon 9 Aug to Wed 11 Aug, Fri 13 Aug, Sat 14 Aug, Wed 18 Aug

A Life Behind the Lens

Details
The Gallery is proud to present a photographic retrospective of the career of the internationally renowned artist, Paul Joyce.
Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester SO23 8SB
Fri 27 Aug, Sat 28 Aug, Mon 30 Aug, and more dates until Sat 23 Oct, Mon 25 Oct

The Deane House - Open Garden for NGS

Details
This beautiful 4 acre rural garden, nestling on a gentle slope, has been landscaped to draw the eye from one gentle terraced lawn to another with borders merging with the surrounding countryside.
The Deane House, Winchester SO21 2LR
Sun 29 Aug

Willows - Open Garden for NGS

Details
Front borders overflow with colourful dahlias, cannas, crocosmias and swathes of heleniums. Exciting exotics contrast with a jungly mix of gunneras, ferns and giant hostas around the tranquil pond...
Willows, Lymington SO41 5QF
Sat 7 Aug and Sun 8 Aug

Artful Collective at SpudWorks for Hampshire Open Studios

Details
Artful Collective www.artfulcollective.co.uk brings together a group show featuring contemporary craft and original artworks by professional artists and makers as part of Hampshire Open Studios...
SpudWORKS Station Road Sway Hampshire SO41 6BA
Sat 21 Aug to Mon 30 Aug

Asasiyun

Details
An Immersive Theatrical Experience, framed by the stunning Portchester Castle. ‘Asasiyun’ is a groundbreaking new outdoor immersive theatrical production developed by Gatehouse Productions for...
Porchester Castle, Church Ln, Portchester, Fareham PO16 9QW
Today to Sun 8 Aug

Things to do in Southampton