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The Importance of Being Earnest

Everybody loves Ernest. In fact, Cecily and Gwendolen are both engaged to Ernest. The only trouble is, he doesn’t exist. Or does he…?... See more >
Avington Quarry SO21 1BZ
Sun 14 Jul

Tanglefoot - Open Garden for NGS

Tanglefoot - Open Garden for NGS Developed by owners since 1976, Tanglefoots ½ acre garden is a blend of influences, from Monet-inspired rose arch and small wildlife pond to Victorian boundary wall with trained fruit trees... See more >
Tanglefoot, Winchester SO21 2QB
Thu 4 Jul, Sun 7 Jul, Thu 18 Jul, Sun 21 Jul

The Wind in the Willows

Blue Apple Theatre presents The Wind in the Willows at Theatre Royal Winchester from 26 to 27 June 2024 and also via livestream on 27 June 2024. Blue Apple Theatre has a deserved reputation for tinkering with classic tales whilst holding tight to what lies at the very heart of any story – our take on The Wind in the Willows will be no different... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester, 21-23 Jewry Street, Winchester SO23 8SB
Wed 26 Jun and Thu 27 Jun

Hat Fair 2024

A family-friendly festival of Street Performance and Outdoor Arts. Hat Fair 2024 will take place Fri 5 – Sun 7 July 2024 across the historic city of Winchester. Full festival line-up coming soon! See more >
Locations around Winchester SO23 8SB
Fri 5 Jul to Sun 7 Jul

The Dolly Show

As seen on BBC ONE, ITV This Morning, Channel 5, Sky, ITV London; featured in The Times, The Daily Mail and the Metro, and voted the U.K's BEST Dolly Parton Impersonator, West End star - Kelly O'Brien is country legend Dolly Parton. The only Dolly Parton impersonator endorsed by The Parton family... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Wed 10 Jul

A Night to Remember: Motown Show

A Night To Remember: Motown Show takes you back in time to 1960's Detroit. Be prepared for a high energy show, packed with the greatest Motown hits of all time... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Fri 12 Jul

Girls Night Out

As seen on the BBC, brace yourself for this award winning smash hit Girls Night Out with Flat and the Curves, the comedy girl band that's leaving a trail of sequins across the UK in 2024! This powerhouse, glittery cabaret is a fierce blend of outrageous vocals, rip-roaring humour and unapologetic horniness!... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Thu 18 Jul

Cheryl Butler Talk - Jane Austen & Gothic Tourism

As a contributing editor for the Southampton Record Series, Dr Cheryl Butler's twin passion for history and drama have driven her work as a playwright, novelist and lecturer. She is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a keen supporter of several heritage organisations... See more >
The Arc, Winchester SO23 8SB
Fri 19 Jul

The History of Rock

The History of Rock is back and bigger than ever! Join us as we celebrate a rock line-up like no other headlined by one of the greatest bands of all time!... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street SO23 8SB
Fri 19 Jul

Total Pop Party: The Ultimate Concert Experience!

Total Pop Party is the ULTIMATE pop concert experience! Dazzling dance routines and sensational singing! Jam-packed with sing-along moments and fun audience interaction… even with the parents! Come join Ruby, Ivy, Amber & Skye and celebrate the modern-day pop legends!... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Sat 20 Jul

Longstock Park Water Garden - Open Garden for NGS

Longstock Park Water Garden - Open Garden for NGS Famous water garden with extensive collection of aquatic and bog plants set in 7 acres of woodland with rhododendrons and azaleas. A walk through the park leads to National Collections of Buddleja and Clematis viticella; arboretum and herbaceous border at Longstock Park Nursery. See more >
Longstock Park Water Garden, Stockbridge SO20 6EH
Sun 30 Jun

Midsummer Shakespeare Choral Concert

Romsey Choral Society are performing their summer concert in the fabulous setting of St Cross in Winchester. They will be singing a delightful selection of songs on the theme of Shakespeare, by Shearing, Gurney, Bernstein, Chilcott, Todd and more…. See more >
St Cross Church, Winchester SO23 9SD
Sat 6 Jul

Mediumship Evening with Bernie Scott in Andover

. Join us for an wonderful Evening of Evidential Mediumship with renowned Psychic Medium Bernie Scott. Prepare for an evening of joy and upliftment as Bernie connects with your loved ones in the spirit world... See more >
The Wolversdene Club Address: Love Lane Dean Road Andover SP10 2AA
Thu 27 Jun

Terstan - Open Garden for NGS

Terstan - Open Garden for NGS A garden for all seasons, developed over 50 yrs into a profusely planted, contemporary cottage garden in peaceful surroundings. There is a constantly changing display in pots, starting with tulips and continuing with many unusual plants. See more >
Terstan, Stockbridge SO20 6DW
Sun 21 Jul

Join our choir in Basingstoke for a FREE taster session

If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the local Basingstoke Rock Choir. The Basingstoke Rock Choir is led by singer/pianist Glen Harvey... See more >
Blue Coat School Basingstoke, Western Way, Basingstoke RG22 6HA
Tue 25 Jun
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Things to do around Winchester

Winchester is a charming city in Hampshire, England, that has a rich history and culture. It is a perfect destination for families who want to enjoy a variety of attractions and activities that are fun, educational, and affordable. Whether you are interested in castles, museums, zoos, or trains, Winchester has something for everyone. Here are some of the highlights of what you can do with your family in Winchester:
- Explore the city's heritage and legends at the Winchester Castle and Great Hall, where you can see the famous Round Table of King Arthur and learn about the history and myths of the medieval hall. You can also visit the beautiful garden outside and admire the views of the city. ³
- Experience the life of a soldier at HorsePower, the Museum of The King's Royal Hussars, where you can see the uniforms, weapons, medals, and models of the cavalry regiment, and try on some of the costumes. You can also trace the history of three famous regiments over a period of 300 years and marvel at the great heroes who won the Victoria Cross for their valour. ²
- Discover the wonders of science and nature at Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, where you can play with over 100 hands-on exhibits, watch a show at the UK's largest standalone planetarium, and learn about the resident otters at the city mill. You can also enjoy the outdoor picnic area and the adventure playground. ⁴
- Meet over 250 species of animals at Marwell Zoo, a world-famous zoological park set in 140 acres of Hampshire countryside. You can see giraffes, zebras, rhinos, snow leopards, meerkats, and more, and join the daily talks and feeds. You can also explore the gardens, the adventure playgrounds, and the gift shop. ⁴
- Travel back in time on the Mid Hants Railway Watercress Line, a heritage steam railway that runs through the scenic heart of Hampshire. You can enjoy the views from the vintage carriages, and look out for special events like Santa Specials and Thomas the Tank Engine days. You can also visit the stations, the museum, and the workshop. ⁵
Winchester is a great place for a family 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 Winchester. Book your tickets online and start planning your adventure today. ⁶

Source: Conversation with Bing, 29/01/2024
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(2) HorsePower, The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars. https://horsepowermuseum.co.uk/.
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(5) 97 Things to Do with Kids in Winchester, VA | TripBuzz. https://www.tripbuzz.com/things-to-do-with-kids/winchester-va.
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