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Today to Tue 20 Aug, By Distance closest first.

The Southampton Rum Festival 2024

The Southampton Rum Festival is back at The Hobbit Pub for 2024 Saturday 27th July... more >
The Hobbit 134 Bevois Valley Road Southampton SO14 0JZ
Sat 27 Jul

Southampton Ghost Tour

Uncover the city's darkest secrets and come face to face with Southampton's tormented souls with our award-winning tour... more >
Outside Tudor House St Michaels Square Bugle Street S014 2AD SO14 2AD
Wed 24 Jul, Wed 18 Sep

ROMEO AND JULIET by William Shakespeare

An age-old vendetta between two powerful families erupts into bloodshed. Lord Capulet has arranged a party to introduce his daughter, Juliet, to..... more >
The Gregg School Townhill Park House Cutbush Lane Southampton SO18 3RR
Today to Sat 27 Jul

The Spirit of Woodstock, Presented by Something Underground

A thought-provoking, poignant, dynamic, and semi-immersive theatre collage of the worlds and era that surrounded the “Mother of Free... more >
The Point, Leigh Road, Eastleigh SO50 9DE
Sat 3 Aug

Twin Oaks - Open Garden for NGS

Twin Oaks - Open Garden for NGS Evolving suburban water garden. Enjoy spring colour from azaleas, rhododendrons and bulbs, then summer colour from perennials, water lilies and..... more >
Twin Oaks, Eastleigh SO53 1LW
Sat 10 Aug and Sun 11 Aug

Summer fun begins at Whiteley with Princess and Superhero visits

Families will have the chance to meet some of their favourite superheroes for free at Whiteley this summer... more >
Whiteley Shopping Centre, Whiteley, Fareham PO15 7PD
Sun 28 Jul, Sat 3 Aug, and more dates until Sat 31 Aug

Vibrant Tap- Pub Quiz 24th July 19:00

Vibrant Tap- Pub Quiz 24th July 19:00 ????ITS QUIZ TIME???? Ladies and Gents, We are very excited to announce the date of our very first Quiz here at; ‘THE VIBRANT TAP’ -..... more >
16 High Street, Lyndhurst, Southampton SO43 7BD
Wed 24 Jul

Minstead Village Fete

A great day of family fun at Minstead Village Fete! A fab selection of stalls, an amazing Tea Tent, The Famous Great Minstead Bake Off, Tombola and..... more >
The Village Green, Church Lane, Minstead SO43 7FY
Sat 10 Aug

Guided Walk: Examining Sea Level Rise in the Solent

Join Countryside Education Trust staff for a guided coastal walk from Lepe Beach. Along our walk we will discuss and examine the impacts of sea level..... more >
Lepe Beach Car Park SO45 1AD
Sun 11 Aug

The Old Rectory, Wickham - Open Garden for NGS

The Old Rectory, Wickham - Open Garden for NGS This 5 acre garden surrounds a house built c1700. About a century later it was apparently gifted/sold to the Winchester Diocese... more >
The Old Rectory, Wickham, Fareham PO17 6HR
Sun 4 Aug

Summer of Play at Mottisfont National Trust

20 July - 29 September: our summer holiday exhibition and activity trail celebrates the world of John Burningham... more >
near Romsey, Hampshire SO51 0LP
Today to Sun 1 Sep

Big Care UK Sports Day @ Parker Meadows

With the Olympics fast approaching, care homes across Portsmouth are limbering up for their very own sporting tournaments... more >
Parker Meadows Parker View Fareham PO16 0AF
Sat 27 Jul

Winchester Ghost Tour

Get ready to discover the ghosts of Winchesters on the city's original Winchester Ghost Tour. Our guides will then take you on a journey..... more >
The Buttercross High Street Winchester SO23 9AH
Fri 26 Jul

Hundred Watt Club - an evening of burlesque & cabaret in Fareham

Hundred Watt Club - an evening of burlesque & cabaret in Fareham The risqué, raunchy & ridiculous people of Hundred Watt Club return to Ashcroft Arts Centre with another glittering and glorious evening of... more >
Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road, Fareham PO16 7DX
Fri 2 Aug

National Theatre Live: Present Laughter

Present Laughter by Noël Coward The multi award-winning production of Noël Coward’s provocative comedy featuring Andrew Scott (Vanya, Fleabag)... more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street SO23 8SB

Beyond the Barricade: 25th Anniversary Gala Tour

Beyond the Barricade, the UK's longest running Musical Theatre Concert Tour, is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2024... more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Thu 25 Jul

Mr Toad

Fri 26 Jul 2024 - Sun 28 Jul 2024 The world has held great Heroes, As history-books have showed; But never a name to go down to fame Compared... more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street SO23 8SB
Fri 26 Jul to Sun 28 Jul

Cillian O'Connor: My Magic World

Cillian O'Connor is bringing his first ever live stage show on tour to the UK and Ireland in 2024... more >
Theatre Royal Winchester, 21-23 Jewry Street, Winchester SO23 8SB
Tue 30 Jul

West End Magic

Hosted by multi-award-winning member of the Magic Circle Oliver Tabor, West End Magic presents a mystical line-up of phenomenal acts selected from... more >
Theatre Royal, Jewry Street, Winchester SO23 8SB
Sun 4 Aug

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

A musical play adapted and directed by DAVID WOOD Based on the book by JUDITH KERR Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash... more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street SO23 8SB
Mon 5 Aug to Wed 7 Aug

Hampshire History Midweek Musings - Thomas Archer (1668-1743) A Baroqu

Hampshire History Trust, in partnership with Adam Architecture, are excited to announce a series of short talks on local history and heritage taking... more >
Adam Architecture, 75 Hyde Street, Winchester SO23 7DW
Thu 8 Aug

1 Union Road - Open Garden for NGS

1 Union Road - Open Garden for NGS A small, south facing town garden with views of the Solent and plenty of sea air. Planting is tropical and takes full advantage of the many hours of..... more >
1 Union Road, Cowes PO31 7TW
Sat 3 Aug

The Golden Lion - Jazz Nights every Tuesday evening

The Georgia Ramblers are appearing this Tuesday. PLEASE REMEMBER TO BOOK IF YOU WISH TO EAT more >
The Golden Lion, High Street, Southwick, nr. Fareham PO17 6EB

Lymington care home to host sports day for community

On Thursday 25th July from 12 noon-3pm, Care UK’s Sway Place, on Church Lane will be bringing Paris to Lymington as it opens its doors for people to... more >
Sway Place Church Lane Hampshire, Sway SO41 6AD
Thu 25 Jul

The Down House - Open Garden for NGS

The Down House - Open Garden for NGS A 2 acre garden laid out in rooms overlooking the Itchen Valley, adjoining the Pilgrim's Way. In winter come and see garden structure,..... more >
The Down House, Itchen Abbas SO21 1AX
Thu 1 Aug
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Things to do around Southampton

Southampton is a historic city in Hampshire, England, that has a lot to offer for anyone looking for a fun and memorable day out. Whether you want to immerse yourself in the history and culture of the city, enjoy the natural beauty of the sea and the parks, or have some adrenaline-filled adventures, Southampton has something for everyone. Here are some of the top things to do in Southampton:
- Experience the thrill of sailing, skiing, golfing, and more at the Southampton Water Activities Centre¹, Alpine Snowsports Centre², Southampton City Golf Course³, and Quicksilver Mail⁴. These are great places to have some friendly competition and burn off some energy.
- Learn about the history and legends of Southampton at the Tudor House and Garden, the SeaCity Museum, the Solent Sky Museum, and the Southampton Treasure Trail. These are fascinating places to see artefacts, costumes, planes, and stories from different periods and cultures. ⁵
- Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of nature at the Mayflower Park, the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, the Marwell Zoo, and the Hythe Ferry. These are lovely places to see a variety of animals, plants, and scenery, and have a relaxing picnic or a leisurely boat ride.
- Have some fun and creativity at the Locked In A Room, the We The Curious, the Houdini's Escape Room Experience, and the Mayflower Theatre. These are fun places to enjoy the immersive games, explore the interactive exhibits, solve puzzles and escape rooms, and watch the latest shows and performances.
Southampton is a great place for a day out or a weekend getaway. With so many attractions and activities to choose from, you'll never run out of things to do in Southampton. Book your tickets online and start planning your adventure today.

Source: Conversation with Bing, 30/01/2024
(1) Fun Activities & Games in Southampton - Tripadvisor. https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractions-g186299-Activities-c56-Southampton_Hampshire_England.html.
(2) Events in Southampton | What's On | Visit Southampton. https://visitsouthampton.co.uk/events.
(3) Things to do in Southampton - Visit Hampshire. https://www.visit-hampshire.co.uk/things-to-do/things-to-do-and-attractions-in-southampton.
(4) THE 10 BEST Things to Do in Southampton - 2024 (with Photos) - Tripadvisor. https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractions-g186299-Activities-Southampton_Hampshire_England.html.
(5) THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Southampton - Tripadvisor. https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g186299-Activities-Southampton_Hampshire_England.html.