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Today to Wed 23 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Bembridge Fort and Downs - Coastal Change Walk - The Cliff Experience
Discover the ever changing coastline of the east Wight with our walk over Culver Downs and Redcliff. Our challenging 4.5 mile guided walk will take you up steep Culver downs, through the Redcliff landslip and onto the beach.
Bembridge Fort and Downs
Sun 6 May

More details - Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall - International Dawn Chorus Day Walk
As the sun rises, take a gentle stroll through the meadows and woods overlooking Newtown Harbour. Join us for a guided walk as we listen to the sounds of the dawn chorus as the new day begins. Afterwards, finish with a warming drink and breakfast at the Visitor Point. Booking Essential. Phone: 01983 741020.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Sun 6 May

More details - Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall - The Story of Newtown: a changing landscape
Enjoy the wide skies over Newtown estuary on a gentle stroll to the water’s edge to discover the changing landscape over thousands of years. On our mile and a half guided walk, find out how the landscape has been changing since elephants roamed here, to how the sea level is slowly rising. Booking Not Needed.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Thu 10 May

More details - St Helen's Duver - Bear Hunt Adventure Weekend
Families looking for adventure can run through the wavy grass and splosh through the waves when they go on a Bear Hunt at St Helens.
St Helen’s Duver
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall - Newtown Wildlife Walk
On our gentle walk, we’ll wander across grassy meadows, through ancient woodland and to the edges of the delicate saltmarsh to discover the wildlife that lives here. Newtown is home to a variety of wildlife, providing a rich delicate habitat which is carefully managed. On our 1.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Wed 16 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall - Exhibition: Spring into Summer
Fishbourne Art Group will be exhibiting an eclectic mix of paintings and craft work. A small group of Island artists, Fishbourne Art Group will be displaying their unique work from paintings, crafts and ceramics in the historic Old Town Hall at Newtown.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Tue 22 May to Thu 24 May, Sat 26 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Badminton - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre garden on sheltered south and west facing site with good vistas. Planted for yr-round interest with many different shrubs, trees and perennials to give variety, structure and colour. Natural stream with bridges and waterfall. Pond being developed alongside kitchen garden.
Badminton, Newport
Sun 20 May

More details - Northcourt Manor Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
15 acre garden surrounding large C17 manor house (not open), incl walled kitchen garden, chalk stream, terraces, magnolias and camellias. Boardwalk along jungle garden. A large variety of plants enjoying the different microclimates. There are roses, primulas by the stream and hardy geraniums in profusion.
Northcourt Manor Gardens, Shorwell
Sun 13 May

More details - Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair
Wolverton Manor, Shorwell will once again provide the stunning backdrop to this exciting Island event. Two special guest artistes this year... UK’s top blues band THE ERROL LINTON BAND and award winning Folk supergroup THE JIGANTICS.
Wolverton Manor, Shorwell
Sat 12 May

More details - The Story of Newtown: a changing landscape
Enjoy the wide skies over the Newtown estuary on a gentle mile and a half stroll to the water’s edge. Find out how the landscape has been changing since elephants roamed here, to how the sea level is slowly rising. Dogs on lead welcome.
Newtown Nature Reserve Visitor Point, Town Lane, Newtown
Thu 10 May

More details - Newtown Wildlife Walk
Newtown is home to a variety of wildlife, providing rich delicate habitat which is carefully managed. On our gentle walk, we’ll wander across grassy meadows, through ancient woodland and to the edges of the delicate saltmarsh to discover who lives there and why your help is vital to the conservation of this beautiful...
Newtown Nature Reserve Visitor Point, Town Lane, Newtown
Wed 16 May

More details - Spring into Summer
The Fishbourne Art Group will be exhibiting an eclectic mix of paintings and craft work, which will also be available to buy. Open every day expect Monday and Friday. Guide dogs only. Meet at the Old Town Hall PO30 4PA (SZ 423 906)
Newtown Old Town Hall
Tue 22 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Mottistone Gardens and Estate - Spring wildlife and history walk
A guided walk of around 1.5 miles to discover wildlife and ancient history across the Mottistone Estate. Home to the iconic ’Longstone’, Mottistone Estate has a landscape history that stretches back thousands of years into the past. But it is also a haven for wildlife, which our work protects.
Mottistone Gardens and Estate, Mottistone
Sun 29 Apr, Thu 10 May

More details - Spring Wildlife and History Walk
A guided walk of around 1.5 miles to discover wildlife and ancient history across the Mottistone Estate. Home to the iconic ‘Longstone’, Mottistone Estate has a landscape history that stretches back thousands of years into the past. But it is also a haven for wildlife, which our work protects.
Mottistone Gardens, Mottistone, near Brighstone, Isle of Wight
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Spring Wildlife and History Walk
A guided walk of around 1.5 miles to discover wildlife and ancient history across the Mottistone Estate. Home to the iconic ‘Longstone’, Mottistone Estate has a landscape history that stretches back thousands of years into the past. But it is also a haven for wildlife, which our work protects.
Mottistone Gardens, Mottistone, near Brighstone, Isle of Wight
Thu 10 May

More details - Meditations for Children - A Talk by Gitte Winter Graugaard
Ease Anxiety and Transform Bedtime Routines through Child Meditation. Best-selling Danish author Gitte Graugaard shows you how! Danish author, guest speaker and life coach Gitte Winter Graugaard (www.roomforreflection.
Haseley Manor Heasley Lane Arreton Newport
Thu 17 May

More details - Isle of Wight Challenge
Great challenges need great settings, and there’s none better than this stunning coastal path. Over 2,000 adventurers take on the Island in May - most walking but many jogging or running - past the famous Needles and up to Cowes at half way, then around clockwise back to our base camp in Chale after a...
Chale Recreation Ground, Military Road, Chale, Isle of Wight Council, Isle of Wight
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May

More details - Crafty Artists Spring Exhibition
Exciting Spring Exhibition by five Island Artists Taking part is: Juliet Collins - Animal sculptures Pat Cornwell - Wire Fairy sculptures Tim England - Abstract paintings and ceramics Pauline Evans - Kiln formed glass Lis Toft - Porcelain pots and jewellery Gallery quality artwork at
Quarr Abbey Gallery, Ryde
Thu 3 May to Tue 8 May

More details - Morton Manor - Open Garden for NGS
A colourful garden of great plant variety. Mature trees incl many acers with a wide variety of leaf colour. Early in the season a display of rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias.
Morton Manor, Sandown
Sun 6 May

More details - Four Seasons Art Spring Exhibition
Four Seasons Art is a group of artists headed by Marianna Kneller, Fellow and Founder Member of the Society of Botanical Artists. They have held a spring exhibition at Exbury Gardens since 2005.
Five Arrows Gallery, Exbury Gardens, Summer Lane, Exbury, Southampton
Today to Wed 6 Jun

More details - Hullabaloo
Hullabaloo is a new free discovery & exploration event happening in Sandown Bay on 12th/13 May. It is an initiative started by Shademakers UK, working in collaboration with The Common Space.  There will be a science area, wellbeing area, makers’ area, carnival area and Soap Box Challenge.
Sandown Bay Sandown
Fri 11 May and Sat 12 May

More details - Coastal Change Walk – The Cliff Experience
Our challenging 4.5 mile guided walk will take you up steep Culver downs, through the Redcliff landslip and onto the beach. Along the way we’ll show you how land and cliff movement has shaped the coast around you. Meet at Culver Battery car park PO36 8QT (SZ 636 856).
Bembridge and Culver Downs, Bembridge, Isle of Wight
Sun 6 May

More details - Craft and Gift Market at Lymington Masonic Hall by Mynt Image
Free to enter, quality and not on the high street Craft and Gift Market. Jewellery, handbags, leather goods, metal goods, textiles, beauty products, art, cards, etc etc
Lymington Masonic Hall, 10 High Street, Lymington, Hampshire,
Sat 5 May, Sat 23 Jun

More details - BEAR HUNT-St Helens
Families looking for adventure can run through the wavy grass and splosh through the waves when they go on a Bear Hunt at St Helens.
St Helens Duver St Helens Isle of Wight
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Walhampton - Open Garden for NGS
Glorious walks through large C18 landscape garden surrounding magnificent mansion (not open). Visitors will discover three lakes, serpentine canal, climbable prospect mount, period former banana house and orangery, fascinating shell grotto, plantsmans glade and Italian terrace by Peto (c1907), drives and colonnade by...
Walhampton, Lymington
Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Arts Society Lymington
Heritage of Storms. Lord Byron, his romantic heritage and artistic legacy. Talk by Elizabeth Merry. Gambler, renegade guardsman and seducer, Byron lived through political upheavals and Romanticism in the arts and literature, leaving a legacy still making waves today.
The Lymington Centre, Fuller McLellan Hall, New Street, Lymington, Hampshire
Wed 9 May

More details - The Coastal Comedy Show
We bring you the sensational Tanyalee Davis. As seen on: The John Bishop Show (BBC1) Live at the Apollo (BBC2) and many more! In Coastal Comedy’s first year they reached the semi-finals for the ’Best Night Out Award’ as part of the prestigious Bournemouth Tourism Awards.
The Lymington Centre, New Street, Lymington
Sat 19 May

More details - Lymington Choral Society Spring Concert
Mozart Requiem, Pergolesi Magnificat, Caldara Stabat Mater. Michael Goldthorpe, Musical Director; Timothy Rice, Organist; The Lymington Classical Players; soloists from the London Conservatoires.
St Thomas Church, High Street, Lymington
Sat 12 May

More details - Simply Audi
Bring your Audi to Beaulieu and become part of the first ever ’Simply Audi’ rally – a gathering of Audis of all ages and styles. Any model is welcome; from classic Coupes and Sport Quattros to the new A6 or Q3.
Beaulieu, National Motor Museum
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Simply Ford
Bring your Ford to Beaulieu and become part of the eighth ’Simply Ford’ rally – a gathering of Fords of all shapes and sizes. Any model is welcome; from classic Capris and Cortinas to new Rangers and Fiestas.
Beaulieu, National Motor Museum
Sun 6 May

More details - Spring Autojumble
Visit the Spring Autojumble, being held at Beaulieu over the weekend of 19-20th May 2018. Browse over one thousand stands bursting with automotive bargains. From motoring parts, automobilia and accessories to literature, tools and clothing. Covering all motoring eras, there will be bargains galore.
Beaulieu, National Motor Museum
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Land Rover Rummage
Buy and sell items for your Land Rover at the Beaulieu Land Rover Rummage. There are stands selling a range of items for a Land Rover; from a washer to a complete vehicle.
Beaulieu, National Motor Museum
Sun 20 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 - Milford Gardeners' Club Annual Plant Fair
Milford on Sea’s Gardeners’ Club Annual Plant Fair . With free entry to 20+ stalls of specialist plants and garden related items. This has, over its past 17 years, become a magnet for garden lovers and is very well supported by local gardeners and plant nurseries promoting their special plant skills.
Milford on Sea Village Green
Sat 19 May

More details - Gosport Jazz Club - Traditional Jazz
Storyville Jass Band (Holland)
Gosport & Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, Gosport
Wed 2 May

More details - Gosport Jazz Club - Traditional Jazz
New Orleans Jazz Bandits
Gosport & Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, Gosport
Wed 16 May

More details - The House in the Wood - Open Garden for NGS
Peaceful 12 acre woodland garden with continuing progress and improvement. New areas and streams have been developed and good acers planted among mature azaleas and rhododendrons. Used in the war to train the Special Operations Executive. A magical garden to get lost in and popular with birdwatchers.
The House in the Wood, Beaulieu
Sun 13 May

More details - 2 Sampan Close - Open Garden for NGS
Sited on former strawberry fields this compact garden 50ft x 27ft was designed by the owner, an enthusiastic horticulturalist, to give yr-round interest. Inspirational design ideas for tiny plots with perennials, grasses, old roses, trough planting and raised vegetable beds. A small brick rill edges a circle of lawn.
2 Sampan Close, Southampton
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Out of Egypt
A family friendly display of genuine Ancient Egyptian artefacts, many brought back to Hampshire by local people.
Gosport Gallery Walpole Road Gosport
Today to Sat 19 May

More details - Hamble Spring Festival
A free food themed day out for all the family.
Foreshore Car Park, Hamble
Sat 5 May

More details - Cats Protection at Fur, Feather & Dog Show!
Gosport Cats Protection have a stall at the Fur, Feather & Dog Show Saturday 19 May, 10am - 5pm. We’re going to be part of this great family fun day out in Gosport and all for local worthy causes.
Walpole Park, Gosport
Sat 19 May

More details - The Three Musketeers
Come and watch our young actors of the Titchfield Youth Theatre bring Dumas’ classic tale to life in an adaptation that will bring all the laughs, excitement and fencing to Titchfield. Don’t miss out as the Three Musketeers set out to foil the dastardly Cardinal.
The Acorn Studio, Titchfield Festival Theatre, St Margaret’s Lane, Titchfield, Fareham
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May

More details - Singles Quiz Night in Portsmouth
Singles Quiz Night in Portsmouth Join 20 other participants showing off your knowledge at our exciting quiz night! How the Singles Quiz Night works You will be greeted by our lovely quiz master who will get you registered in, give you your name badge, and also your dating ticket.
Spice Island Inn
Thu 26 Apr

More details - 99 Locks Heath Park Road - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful plant lover’s 150ft x 50ft garden designed for yr-round interest, replanted over the last 7 yrs with emphasis on coloured foliage. Island bed, varied ground cover perennials, sun and shade loving plants, with hellebores and bulbs in spring.
99 Locks Heath Park Road, Southampton
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - 101 Locks Heath Park Road - Open Garden for NGS
A garden 120ft x 40ft that has been created over the yrs by Barbara & Graham, who just enjoy gardening. Busy borders with yr-round interest, incl many plants that attract butterflies and bees. Herb and pot garden. Unusual and varied selection of fruit trees and bushes incl Asian pear, honey berry and blueberry.
101 Locks Heath Park Road, Locks Heath
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - May Day Family Fete
Spend your May Day in good company at Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower in Gosport. Our annual family fete returns with even more fun with animal encounters, face painting, model boats, arts and crafts, Dr Science, family sports races, live music and entertainment. Fun for all the family.
Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, Priddy’s Hard, Gosport
Mon 7 May

More details - Beth Hart
Beth Hart. Artists performing: Beth Hart.: Tickets avaiable.
Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth
Tue 1 May

More details - Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club 4th May
Friday May 4th To celebrate Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club now happening monthly on the FIRST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH, we have an amazing triple headline bill with 3 comedians off the telly!
Spinnaker Tower, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth
Fri 4 May

More details - Release the Moth
The charity, Moth in a China Shop, is hosting a unusual fundraising event on the 2nd of May in Portsmouth. The event, Release the Moth, will involve volunteers being ’Press Ganged’ by the Royal Navy.
No Mans Fort Gunwharf Rd, Portsmouth
Wed 2 May

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