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High Jinx Magic, Illusion & Circus

The High Jinx show is back on tour for 2024 with another jam packed show filled with amazing magic, incredible... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Today

Facing The Music: A Life in Musical Theatre Patricia Routledge

British actress, comedian and singer, Dame Patricia Routledge, is best known for her role as Hyacinth Bucket in the BBC... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Sat 1 Jun

AI Arts Festival: Day

Join artists and musicians from the University of Southampton, the Winchester School of Art and around the world to... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street SO23 8SB
Sun 2 Jun

AI Arts Festival 2024

Join artists and musicians from the University of Southampton, the Winchester School of Art and around the world to... See more >
ARC and Theatre Royal Winchester SO23 8SB
Sun 2 Jun

AI Arts Festival: Evening

Your AI Arts Festival: Evening ticket includes a performance by special guests the Orchestre National de Jazz with... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street SO23 8SB
Sun 2 Jun

National Theatre Live: Nye

Nye a new play by Tim Price directed by Rufus Norris Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in a surreal and spectacular... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Mon 3 Jun

The Massive Tragedy of Madame Bovary

Emma Bovary is bored. She's bored with her boring doctor husband, bored with her boring provincial village and..... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Tue 4 Jun and Wed 5 Jun

Attention All Shipping

As the shipping forecast turns 100 years old in 2024, bestselling author and award-winning broadcaster Charlie... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Fri 7 Jun

Fleetwood Unchained

The UK's most exciting Fleetwood Mac tribute Fleetwood Unchained transcends the typical tribute band label,... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street SO23 8SB
Sat 8 Jun

Hundred Watt Club - An evening of burlesque in Winchester

Hundred Watt Club - An evening of burlesque in Winchester Roll Up! Roll Up! The risqué, raunchy & ridiculous people of Hundred Watt Club return to The Arc with another..... See more >
The Arc, Jewry St, Winchester SO23 8SB
Sat 8 Jun

The Magic of Terry Pratchett

Join author and comedian Marc Burrows on a journey through the life and work of Sir Terry Pratchett, based on his Locus... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Sat 15 Jun

Winchester Cheese & Chilli Festival

Get ready for a sizzling celebration of flavour and fun at the Cheese & Chilli Festival, the ultimate family-friendly... See more >
North Walls Recreation Ground, Devils Island, Gordon Road, Winchester SO23 8DJ
Sat 1 Jun and Sun 2 Jun

The Work Of Love: The Politics Of Emotional Life with Alva Gotby

Join author and thinker Alva Gotby as she explores the perceptions and politics of emotional life. Is love work?... See more >
Railway Inn, 3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester SO22 5AE
Sun 9 Jun

foodies Festival Winchester

North Walls Recreations Ground, Nuns Road, Winchester SO23 8DL
Wed 19 Jun to Fri 21 Jun

Winchester College - Open Garden for NGS

Winchester College - Open Garden for NGS See the historic gardens of Winchester College. These inc the main quad with herb garden, herbaceous borders and..... See more >
Winchester College, Winchester SO23 9NA
Sat 1 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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