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Today to Wed 20 Mar, By Distance closest first.

The Take That Experience

As Take That celebrate over 30 years as the UK's number one boy band, The Take That Experience mark over a decade... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Today

Houdini's Great Escape

New Old Friends in association with Yvonne Arnaud Theatre present Houdini's Greatest Escape Harry Houdini is... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Thu 22 Feb, Sat 24 Feb

Swinging at the Cotton Club

Featuring The Lindy Hop Dance Company & The Harry Strutters Hot Rhythm Orchestra Take a step back into 1920s &... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Wed 28 Feb

Winchester Comedy Festival: Spring Gala 2024

An evening of stand-up comedy from Zoe Lyons, Rob Rouse, Sara Barron and Tom Deacon (MC). Zoe Lyons TV host and..... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Thu 29 Feb

MANIA: The ABBA Tribute

Direct from London's West End, MANIA is accepted as the world's number one ABBA tribute show... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Fri 1 Mar

LORE

LORE is the new production from award-winning dance company James Wilton Dance. It's a folklore inspired..... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Tue 5 Mar

Zog and the Flying Doctors

Freckle Productions in association with Rose Theatre present Zog and the Flying Doctors Based on the book by Julia... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester, 21-23 Jewry Street, Winchester SO23 8SB
Fri 8 Mar to Sun 10 Mar

National Theatre Live: Vanya

Vanya adapted by Simon Stephens, after Anton Chekhov directed by Sam Yates designed by Rosanna Vize Andrew Scott... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Sat 9 Mar

Hound of the Baskervilles

Radio-play-live-on-stage Live on stage and in person, renowned stars of stage and screen Colin Baker (Doctor Who,... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Tue 12 Mar and Wed 13 Mar

The Signalman

Rumpus Theatre Company presents a spine-chilling play by John Goodrum based on Charles' Dickens' classic... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Thu 14 Mar to Sat 16 Mar

Science Museum: The Live Stage Show

Brand New for 2024 Join London's world-renowned Science Museum as they bring you this brand-new stage... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Sun 17 Mar

Winchester Ghost Tour

Surround yourself with Winchesters haunting past in this award-winning theatrical ghost tour. Get ready to scream as..... See more >
The Buttercross High Street Winchester SO23 9AH
Fri 23 Feb, Fri 22 Mar

Join our choir in Winchester for a FREE taster session

Join our choir in Winchester for a FREE taster session Are you looking to find a local choir to join? Your local Winchester choir is run by singer/pianist Jan Moll... See more >
St Barnabas Church, Fromond Road, Winchester SO22 6EF
Tue 12 Mar

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 more >
The Down House, Itchen Abbas SO21 1AX
Today

Bramdean House - Open Garden for NGS

Bramdean House - Open Garden for NGS Beautiful 5 acre garden best known for its mirror image herbaceous borders, its 1 acre walled garden, its carpets of... See more >
Bramdean House, Alresford SO24 0JU
Sun 25 Feb
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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/.
(3) Family fun - Visit Winchester. https://www.visitwinchester.co.uk/things-to-do/family-fun/.
(4) 20 Best Things To Do In Winchester Near Me - Day Out With The Kids. https://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/things-to-do/south-east-and-london/hampshire/winchester.
(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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