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The Marlands Shopping Centre
From: 28 Jul '18 10:00am -
To: 31 Jan '21 04:30pm

As a centre we are aim is to help the community we serve in anyway possible. Management and retailers have recently...

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The Marlands Shopping Centre
From: 28 Jul '18 10:00am -
To: 31 Jan '21 04:30pm

As a centre we are aim is to help the community we serve in anyway possible. Management and retailers have recently undertaken an amazing awareness training session by a Dementia Friends Champion to help us understand some of the challenges faced by people who are living with dementia, autism or other sensory issues whilst shopping with us. 

With this in mind we have introduced Sensory Sundays every last Sunday in each month. 

These changes  we have introduced such as requesting the stores reduce the volume of their music and security/cleaning staff to be available to assist wherever possible. We really hope that this will help make a difference and be more inclusive. Very much like to involve our community as a focus group, to feedback any of the issues they find which makes shopping a challenge. If you would like to be involved in this please contact us for more information. 

This will be every Sunday throughout the year!

Ticket information

This will be every Sunday throughout the year!

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Contact details

Venue Name
The Marlands Shopping Centre
Address
Civic Centre Road, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO14 7SJ, United Kingdom
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Standard Travel on the Watercress Line

Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
From: 03 Aug '18 08:00am -
To: 31 Dec '27 05:30pm

Let the train take the strain as you sit back, relax and travel through the heart of the English countryside. Whether...

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Standard Travel on the Watercress Line

Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
From: 03 Aug '18 08:00am -
To: 31 Dec '27 05:30pm

Let the train take the strain as you sit back, relax and travel through the heart of the English countryside. Whether you are taking a trip down memory lane or creating new ones, it’s the perfect way to unwind and experience the nostalgic sights, sounds and smells of steam travel from a bygone age.

We are open every weekend from mid-February to the end of October, daily during school holidays and midweek from May until September.

5 reasons to visit (included in your ticket price):

  • Hop on and off our trains all day with unlimited travel
  • It's the perfect day out for all the family, with plenty of activities
  • The ten mile route has four authentic stations adjoining the South Downs National Park.
  • As a charity, your visit is supporting the restoration of part of our country’s heritage.
  • Investigate our impressive engineering sheds and see preservation in action.
Standard Travel Fares

Adult /Senior £16

Child (age 5 - 16yrs) £8

Child Age 4 and under FREE!

Family (2A+2C) £40

Disabled One FREE adult carer per full fare paying

disabled child or adult

Dog FREE

Ticket information

Contact details

Venue Name
Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
Address
The Railway Station, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO24 9JG, United Kingdom
Telephone
01962 733810
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Downloads

Watercress line day sheet map
Watercress line cheltenhamm in the countryside
Watercress line children's parties
Watercress line groups hero
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Make a Chair

The New Forest National Park
From: 01 Jun '19 09:30am -
To: 01 Jun '20 04:30pm

Make a Chair in a Day

In the heart of the New Forest, come spend a relaxing day making a unique chair from coppiced...

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Make a Chair

The New Forest National Park
From: 01 Jun '19 09:30am -
To: 01 Jun '20 04:30pm

Make a Chair in a Day

In the heart of the New Forest, come spend a relaxing day making a unique chair from coppiced hazel.

Using traditional tools, make a natural chair whilst learning about the history and renovation of the largest hazel coppice left within Crown land of the Forest. BBQ lunch and refreshments included.

As featured on Ch5 TV's 'Britain by Bike' with Larry & George Lamb.

Location: Pondhead Conservation Trust  Inclosure

Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Cost: £115

http://www.pondheadconservation.org.uk/products-courses/make-a-chair-in-a-day/

Contact details

Venue Name
The New Forest National Park
Address
Lymington Town Hall, Lymington, Hampshire, England, SO41 9ZG, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 646600
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Westquay's Quiet Hour

Westquay Shopping Centre
From: 08 Jul '19 09:00am -
To: 31 Dec '20 10:00am

Starting Monday 1st July 2019 Westquay will be running a regular weekly quiet hour. This will involve the centre and...

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Westquay's Quiet Hour

Westquay Shopping Centre
From: 08 Jul '19 09:00am -
To: 31 Dec '20 10:00am

Starting Monday 1st July 2019 Westquay will be running a regular weekly quiet hour. This will involve the centre and its retailers working together to create a quieter than normal shopping environment. The hour is aimed at visitors, young and old that find large public spaces, noise and crowds of people difficult to deal with.

We hope this offer builds on the great work that’s been achieved over the last year with a range of our community partners to continuously work towards Westquay being an accessible environment throughout the year.

Westquay's quiet hour will take place every Monday 9am - 10am

Contact details

Venue Name
Westquay Shopping Centre
Address
Above Bar, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO15 1QE, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8033 6828
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Calshot ski slope

Calshot Activities Centre
From: 03 Sep '19 10:00am -
To: 30 Mar '20 08:00pm

Calshot ski slope pricing, hire and use

If you can descend our slopes in control and use the lifts, come along to a...

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Calshot ski slope

Calshot Activities Centre
From: 03 Sep '19 10:00am -
To: 30 Mar '20 08:00pm

Calshot ski slope pricing, hire and use

If you can descend our slopes in control and use the lifts, come along to a recreation session to practice your ski and snowboard skills

Sessions run through the winter season and are designed to meet your level of experience.

Schedule and prices

Session prices

Adult: non-member £14

Under 18: non-member £11

Adult: 12-month membership £8. Sessions thereafter £10

Under 18: 12-month membership £6. Sessions thereafter £8

Day and time Session type

Wednesday 7 pm to 10 pm

Freestyle sessions from 31 October 2018 to 24 April 2019

This session is aimed at freestyle skiers and boarders however we do allow non-freestyle users to attend. Ramps and rails. Equipment hire (except helmets) included in the session price.

Friday 6 pm to 9 pm

Recreational sessions from 26 October 2018 to 27 April 2019

All skiers and boarders. No ramps or rails. Equipment hire (except helmets) included in the session price.

Saturday 6 pm to 9 pm

Recreational sessions from 26 October 2018 to 27 April 2019

All skiers and boarders. No ramps or rails. Equipment hire (except helmets) included in the session price.

Normal weekend slope hours are 6 pm to 9 pm.

However, on the weekend of 21 to 23 December we will be opening at the following times:

21 December – Closed due to a private booking

22 December - 2 pm to 5 pm

23 December - 2 pm to 5 pm (this is the last session of 2018)

Friday 4 January 2019 we return to normal timings for Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Ringo sessions now run every weekend. For session times please see our bookings page.

Equipment hire prices per session

Equipment Price

Helmet £3

Conditions of use

Report to the climbing wall kiosk on each visit before you ski or snowboard.

No beginners - you must be able to descend the slope in control.

Gloves and trousers must be worn. Long sleeves advisable.

Helmets are recommended for all and are compulsory for ramps and rails (available to hire).

No inverted manoeuvres.

Wrist guards are compulsory for snowboarders under 18 and recommended for adults. (available to buy in the shop)

The use of ramps and rails must be checked by the slope supervisor

Private lessons and courses

If you don’t have the confidence or skills to attend our recreational sessions, why not book a private lesson or attend one of our ski or snowboarding courses.

Ticket information

https://www.hants.gov.uk/thingstodo/outdoorcentres/recreation/skiing/skisessionsequipment

Contact details

Venue Name
Calshot Activities Centre
Address
Calshot Spit, Fawley, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO45 1BR, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8089 2077
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Penguin Talk & Feed

Marwell Zoo
From: 12 Sep '19 10:00am -
To: 31 Mar '20 05:00pm
Penguin Cove is likely to be one of your first stops on your visit! Ever the favourites - join our feathered friends...
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Penguin Talk & Feed

Marwell Zoo
From: 12 Sep '19 10:00am -
To: 31 Mar '20 05:00pm
Penguin Cove is likely to be one of your first stops on your visit! Ever the favourites - join our feathered friends at 3.30pm for feeding time and see their streamlined bodies in action as they zoom around their watery world. Lying below a rocky outcrop is a large deep pool with a pebbly beach and stream, and it’s here that you’ll find our noisy little Humboldt penguins bobbing up and down in the water; diving and generally having a great time. Venture into our underground cave and you can see them “fly” through the water with their perfectly adapted, streamlined bodies. Find out more in our daily talk and feed!

Contact details

Venue Name
Marwell Zoo
Address
Colden Common, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO21 1JH, United Kingdom
Telephone
019 6277 7407
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Penguin Feeding

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 26 Sep '19 12:00pm -
To: 31 Dec '20 03:30pm
Watch Paultons' group of Humboldt Penguins daily feeding sessions that take place at 12 noon and 3.30pm with live...
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Penguin Feeding

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 26 Sep '19 12:00pm -
To: 31 Dec '20 03:30pm
Watch Paultons' group of Humboldt Penguins daily feeding sessions that take place at 12 noon and 3.30pm with live commentary from one of our keepers.

Contact details

Venue Name
Paultons Family Theme Park
Address
Paultons Park, Romsey, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO51 6AL, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8081 4442
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Pub Pedaller (coming soon)

Cyclexperience New Forest
From: 30 Sep '19 09:00am -
To: 31 Mar '20 05:00pm
We will provide you with a map or app of one of our most popular trails. This experience offers you discounted bike...
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Pub Pedaller (coming soon)

Cyclexperience New Forest
From: 30 Sep '19 09:00am -
To: 31 Mar '20 05:00pm
We will provide you with a map or app of one of our most popular trails. This experience offers you discounted bike hire and pub snack at a traditional local pub. With a Go New Forest card you can treat yourself to better deals on more tasty morsels and local ales. The experience is available weekdays during the season and then 7 days per week from September to March. Part of this route is sheltered. Check forecast & bring appropriate clothing. The pub normally has a log fire in winter. We will provide: Bike Rental, Pub Snack, Map or App with route instructions. Time: 4 hours £20.00 per adult

Contact details

Venue Name
Cyclexperience New Forest
Address
Cyclexperience, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England, SO42 7TW, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 624808
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KINGS & SCRIBES: THE BIRTH OF A NATION

Winchester Cathedral
From: 01 Oct '19 09:00am -
To: 01 Jan '21 05:00pm
Be one of the first to explore Kings and Scribes: The Birth of a Nation, a stunning new exhibition at Winchester...
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KINGS & SCRIBES: THE BIRTH OF A NATION

Winchester Cathedral
From: 01 Oct '19 09:00am -
To: 01 Jan '21 05:00pm
Be one of the first to explore Kings and Scribes: The Birth of a Nation, a stunning new exhibition at Winchester Cathedral.
Winchester Cathedral is a living monument to the heritage of England and is one of the most historically significant buildings in Britain. From the time of Alfred the Great until after the Norman Conquest, Winchester was England’s capital and the Cathedral was its royal chapel. Much of England’s early history was based here and twelve English kings are believed to be buried here – meaning that Winchester can lay claim to being the first Royal Mausoleum. The opening of Kings and Scribes: The Birth of a Nation marks the culmination of an ambitious seven-year project to unlock the Cathedral’s stories and treasures by inspiring active engagement in the interpretation and exploration of our heritage.


Thanks to funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and other generous supporters, a spectacular three-level exhibition space in the South Transept will take visitors on a journey through over 1,000 years of history, whilst offering awe-inspiring views of the Cathedral.


There are four exciting galleries to explore:


A SCRIBE’S TALE
The Winchester Bible is the largest and finest of all surviving 12th-century English bibles. Hear the incredible story of how and why the Winchester Bible was made, in the Cathedral where it was created, and admire its exquisite illuminated initials and elaborate decorative schemes.


THE BIRTH OF A NATION
Winchester played a unique role in shaping early English history and Old Minster, the Anglo-Saxon Cathedral, lay at the centre of its foundation. Join us on an intriguing journey of discovery as we unearth the secrets hidden within the Cathedral’s mortuary chests, meet influential Anglo-Saxon kings in the city from which they ruled and discover the role of Winchester’s Anglo-Saxon and Norman Cathedrals in the birth of a nation.


DECODING THE STONES
Unlock the mysteries of Winchester Cathedral, a building which has been created, destroyed and remade over centuries of struggle and Civil War. Decoding the Stones will tell the story of the Cathedral itself, linking modern restoration works and contemporary craftspeople with their medieval predecessors.


THE MEZZANINE
Explore the realities of monastic life at Winchester Cathedral Priory with a fascinating rolling programme of displays from the Cathedral archives. The Mezzanine also provides access to the remarkable 17th-century Morley Library and its outstanding collection of books, which have remained in their current location for over 400 years.

Contact details

Venue Name
Winchester Cathedral
Address
The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO23 9LS, United Kingdom
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Autumn and Pannage season Cycling

Forest Leisure Cycling
From: 09 Oct '19 09:30am -
To: 31 Dec '20 04:00pm

With Autumn and Pannage season here it is a great time to come see the turning of the leaves and the pigs roaming...

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Autumn and Pannage season Cycling

Forest Leisure Cycling
From: 09 Oct '19 09:30am -
To: 31 Dec '20 04:00pm

With Autumn and Pannage season here it is a great time to come see the turning of the leaves and the pigs roaming freely around the forest! We are running our largest Ex-Hire sale to date with a range of adult and children’s mountain bikes fully serviced and with new parts where needed. Come down and have a look for yourselves or call us to check out what we have to offer. Also if you need your bike serviced before you head out? Just £39 for standard service (excl. parts) and you can be on your way with peace of mind. Give us a call on 01425 403584 to enquire further

Ticket information

Book online or call us

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Venue Name
Forest Leisure Cycling
Address
The Cross, Burley, Hampshire, England, BH24 4AB, United Kingdom
Telephone
01425 403584
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Ex-hire bikes for Sale

Cyclexperience New Forest
From: 09 Oct '19 10:00am -
To: 31 Mar '20 05:00pm

Ex-hire bikes!

We're turning over our fleet, so we currently have some great ex-rental stock for sale. To find out...

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Ex-hire bikes for Sale

Cyclexperience New Forest
From: 09 Oct '19 10:00am -
To: 31 Mar '20 05:00pm

Ex-hire bikes!

We're turning over our fleet, so we currently have some great ex-rental stock for sale. To find out more, call us on 01590 624808 or contact us.

Look at our Facebook Store https://www.facebook.com/pg/cyclexperiencenewforest/shop/?rid=297097413700908&rt=6

Contact details

Venue Name
Cyclexperience New Forest
Address
Cyclexperience, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England, SO42 7TW, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 624808
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New Forest Community Choir

The New Forest National Park
From: 17 Oct '19 07:30pm -
To: 14 Jul '20 09:30pm
We sing in Acapella style. No need to read music & no auditions.
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New Forest Community Choir

The New Forest National Park
From: 17 Oct '19 07:30pm -
To: 14 Jul '20 09:30pm
We sing in Acapella style. No need to read music & no auditions.

Ticket information

£36.00 per half term, taster session free

Contact details

Venue Name
The New Forest National Park
Address
Lymington Town Hall, Lymington, Hampshire, England, SO41 9ZG, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 646600
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Pink Floyd Planetarium Experiences

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 18 Oct '19 06:30pm -
To: 06 Mar '20 09:00pm

Enjoy the seminal albums of Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall or Wish You Were Here played in full in...

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Pink Floyd Planetarium Experiences

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 18 Oct '19 06:30pm -
To: 06 Mar '20 09:00pm

Enjoy the seminal albums of Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall or Wish You Were Here played in full in the unique setting of The Planetarium at Winchester Science Centre. Immerse yourself in a retro, psychedelic, fulldome visualisation by Starlight Productions to accompany each of these iconic albums. This is also a fantastic opportunity to experience the brand new planetarium in all its glory. Following a recent full system upgrade, you can expect high definition graphics and stunning contrast!

Ticket information

Admission: £15 per person. Please note that individual tickets must be booked for either Dark Side Of the Moon, The Wall or Wish You Were Here. Please ensure you select your preferred show, date and time on the calendar on the booking page.

Contact details

Venue Name
Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
Address
Telegraph Way, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO21 1HZ, United Kingdom
Telephone
01962 863 791
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Quiet Hour

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 29 Oct '19 08:00am -
To: 15 Apr '20 05:00pm

Our dedicated quiet hours provide an opportunity to experience the Science Centre in a calm and relaxed environment,...

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Quiet Hour

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 29 Oct '19 08:00am -
To: 15 Apr '20 05:00pm

Our dedicated quiet hours provide an opportunity to experience the Science Centre in a calm and relaxed environment, developed for children with sensory sensitivities and their families.

Explore the exhibition floor at your own pace, without the hustle and bustle! Our quiet sessions include some special adjustments to make your visit more comfortable and enjoyable:

- We will not be open to the general public

- Lighting levels will be lowered where possible

- No tannoy announcements will be made during the hour

- Additional sensory activities will be running

- Extra relaxed screenings will be showing in the planetarium. See our planetarium listings page for more information.

- Our team of Inspirers will be on hand to help

Following the quiet hour, visitors are welcome to stay for the whole day. 

Dates and Times

2019

Tuesday 29 October: 17:15 – 18:15

Tuesday 14 November: 16:15* – 17:15

Friday 20 December: 08:30 – 09:30

2020

Wednesday 22 January: 16:15* – 17:15

Monday 17 February: 17:15 – 18:15

Wednesday 15 April: 08:30 - 09:30

*Please note that although the official quiet hour start time is 16:15, we expect the centre to be relatively quiet from 2pm onwards on these days.

We do hope you enjoy this new initiative. Please do provide any feedback to our team on the day.


Contact details

Venue Name
Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
Address
Telegraph Way, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO21 1HZ, United Kingdom
Telephone
01962 863 791
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Giraffe Talk & Feed

Marwell Zoo
From: 18 Dec '19 10:00am -
To: 31 Oct '20 03:00pm
Life for a giraffe is anything but dull! Join us to find out what life is like for giraffe on the African savannah,...
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Giraffe Talk & Feed

Marwell Zoo
From: 18 Dec '19 10:00am -
To: 31 Oct '20 03:00pm
Life for a giraffe is anything but dull! Join us to find out what life is like for giraffe on the African savannah, and why they need to learn life's lessons quickly in order to survive and thrive.

Contact details

Venue Name
Marwell Zoo
Address
Colden Common, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO21 1JH, United Kingdom
Telephone
019 6277 7407
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After Dark

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 18 Dec '19 05:00pm -
To: 01 Aug '20 10:00pm

A chance for adults to enjoy a child-free exploration of the hands-on exhibition floors and bespoke show in the...

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After Dark

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 18 Dec '19 05:00pm -
To: 01 Aug '20 10:00pm

A chance for adults to enjoy a child-free exploration of the hands-on exhibition floors and bespoke show in the planetarium.

An evening where adults are able explore their own curiosity in science with full access to the hands-on exhibition floors and the opportunity to enjoy a bespoke presenter-led planetarium show on a topic that changes monthly.

The Hub Cafe & Bar will be open for drinks and light snacks.

Event schedule:

17:00 Centre closes to day visitors

18:30 Centre opens for After dark event; exhibition floors and bar open

20:20 Planetarium doors open

20:30 Live presenter-led planetarium show exploring of monthly topic (approx 45 minutes + time for Q&A with presenter afterward)

22:00 Event ends

2019-20 Monthly dates and topics

14 September - Rocky Planets

12 October - Gas Giants

9 November - Dwarf Planets

7 December - Moons

4 January - Asteroids and Comets

1 February - Satellites and Robotic Explorers

7 March - Exoplanets

4 April - Life

2 May - Life cycle of stars

6 June - Milky Way

4 July - Time

1 August - Origins of the universe

Ticket information

£12.50 per person (50% discount for Annual Pass holders).

Strictly ages 18yr+. If you're lucky enough to look younger, please bring ID.

Get tickets here

Contact details

Venue Name
Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
Address
Telegraph Way, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO21 1HZ, United Kingdom
Telephone
01962 863 791
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Space Lectures

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 15 Jan '20 04:30pm -
To: 15 Jul '20 06:00pm

Monthly evening lectures, each followed by a short planetarium show.

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Space Lectures

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 15 Jan '20 04:30pm -
To: 15 Jul '20 06:00pm

Monthly evening lectures, each followed by a short planetarium show.

These Wednesday lectures are aimed at a level a little above most popular science lectures, so come prepared to exercise your brain and learn the science behind the headlines. The speakers are chosen from the best academic speakers in the UK, with a talent for explaining difficult concepts and the knowledge to give the very latest news from the research community.

Although the primary audience is adults, older children are also welcome to attend.

15 January 2020 - Dissecting dots: exploring the diversity of alien worlds

Dr Ben Burningham

Abstract: The last decade has brought an explosion in the number of planets beyond the solar system that are known to science, revealing an incredible diversity of alien worlds and planetary systems which continue to surprise and intrigue scientists. Dr Ben Burningham (University of Hertfordshire) will take you on a tour of this planetary zoo, and bring you up to date on the hunt for oases of habitability in the harshness of the cosmos.

The Lecturer: Dr Ben Burningham is a Senior Research Fellow and Director of Outreach and Public Engagement at the University of Hertfordshire’s Centre for Astrophysics Research. His research focuses on remote sensing the atmospheres of giant exoplanets and brown dwarfs. He earned his PhD from the University of Exeter in 2006. He has worked at the University of Hertfordshire since 2007, with periods of secondment to the National Observatory of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro (2012 - 2014), and NASA Ames Research Center, California (2014 - 2016).

12 February 2020 - Communicating with both Astronauts on the Moon and Rovers on Mars directly from the UK

Matthew Cosby

Abstract: The next decade will see humans returning to the Moon and more robotic landers and rovers on both the lunar surface as well as Mars. This increased traffic, as well as the need to service the existing assets around the solar system, will put pressure on the NASA and European Space Agency (ESA) antenna infrastructure. Goonhilly, in Cornwall, is working alongside the ESA to convert a 32m diameter dish into a Deep Space Network compatible antenna. This asset will sit alongside ESA’s established network and support the expanding institutional and commercial science and exploration missions. The project is funded by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership, which is the public body responsible for growth and development of the Cornish region, given the project’s potential to rejuvenate and attract highly skilled jobs into the area. The project timescales are such that the system can be used in support of Cubesat missions delivered by the Artemis-1 mission, that will also deliver Orion to Lunar Orbit for the start of return humans to the surface of the Moon. This talk describes the technical challenges of the project and how the completed system will allow communications to the Lunar and Martian surface from UK.

The Lecturer: Matthew is Chief Technology Officer at Goonhilly Earth Station ltd in Cornwall, where he works to expanding capabilities at the site including the deep space communications, orbit tracking, and development of new communication systems. He was previously Chief Communications Engineer for the QinetiQ Farnborough’s space group, where he was responsible for technical leadership of the planetary communications team, including the UHF transceiver on ESA's ExoMars project. He read Physics with Space Science and Technology at the University of Leicester and has worked in the space industry for over 20 years. Matthew is also the UK Space Agency representative on the Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (http://ccsds.org ) and the UK delegate for Interagency Operations Advisory Group (http://ioag.org). Both organisations bring together the world space agencies to create the policies and infrastructure to ensure their space systems all work together.

18 March 2020 - The Colour and the Shape: Understanding galaxy evolution through simple observations of the Local Universe.

Dr. Nicolas Bonne

Abstract: There are an estimated 2 trillion galaxies in the observable universe. Each galaxy is unique, so understanding why a galaxy looks the way that it does, and understanding the internal workings of any given galaxy can seem like a daunting task. Galaxies in the local universe have provided astronomers with some of the most detailed galaxy studies to date, due to the simple fact that they are close enough to observe in great detail, and can be morphologically classified. As well as visual imagery, I will provide physical props and tactile representations of data for audience members to interact with, as well as sonifications of phenomena, to demonstrate how a few simple observations of nearby galaxy properties like general galaxy shape and galaxy optical colour can help us start to unravel these mysteries. I will discuss what we can learn about the past, present and future of these complex systems, but why assuming too much about what we can see can be misleading.

The Lecturer: Dr Nic Bonne is a blind, Australian astrophysicist and outreach officer based at the University of Portsmouth whose research area is galaxy evolution. Nic is currently project lead for The Tactile Universe - a public engagement project to make current astrophysics research accessible to people with visual impairments. Nic also works as an advisor and consultant on a number of other national and international VI accessible astronomy projects.

22 April 2020 - The human body in long term space flight on the ISS

Paul Muckelt

Abstract: Ever since we have turned our attentions to space, and particularly once the decision was made to start human space flight, we have known that living in microgravity will have effects upon the human body. this lecture will cover the human body’s adaptations to life in space; some of the challenges that are faced, such as increased body temperature, changes to the cardiovascular system; and then focus on effects of microgravity on the musculoskeletal system. Featuring an ongoing study being conducted by University of Southampton, Charité University (Berlin) in partnership with the European space agency, NASA and the UK Space Agency. Changes in muscle characteristics are being monitored through the novel use of a device known as the MyotonPRO (measuring mechanical properties) and ultrasound imaging (measuring muscle size) across the three phases of an ISS mission. This will allow us to have a greater understanding of the effects of microgravity on muscles. The eventual aim is to aid the design of astronauts’ personalised daily exercise routines more specifically whilst on the ISS and post flight, to optimise muscle function and enable closer monitoring on future long-distance space missions.

The Lecturer: Paul is a Research Fellow and PhD student in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton. He is a researcher on the Muscle Tone in Space (Myotones) project, working with Prof Maria Stokes and Dr Martin Warner in Southampton and a team in Germany, led by Prof Dieter Blottner. This study monitors astronauts’ muscular health before, during, and after their mission to the International Space Station. Paul took part in the first ever ultrasound measurements in space, guided remotely from Earth, and has now lead several further sessions with the astronauts on the ISS. Paul’s research interests include: the biomechanics of movement and physiology of motor control; understanding the implementation and uses of Movement Screening tools; the importance of physical activity and the barriers to and facilitators of participation and adherence; prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries; the use of Myoton technology and ultrasound imaging in understanding muscle characteristics, in health and disorders, in various populations. Paul is funded by the Science & Technology Facilities Council/UK Space Agency for his role in the Myotones project and the Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis Research Versus Arthritis for his work on movement quality and injury prevention. 

20 May 2020 - Plasma: Barriers for Space Exploration and Gifts for Human from the Universe

Dr Min Kwan Kim

Abstract: Plasma, which is an ionised gas, is the most common state of matters in the universe. On the space exploration missions such as planetary entry, plasma brings us technical challenges by causing harsh environment and interrupting communications, knows as ‘radio blackout’. However, the special type of plasmas, which is known as ‘non-thermal plasma’, brings us the innovative solution for urgent global problems on public health and environment. Dr Minkwan Kim (University of Southampton) will show you novel aerospace technologies to overcome the challenges of planetary entry caused by plasmas, and explore the next generation of medicine and environment remediation technologies using plasmas.

The Lecturer: Dr Minkwan Kim is a Lecture in Astronautics as the University of Southampton. His research focuses on plasma and weakly ionised gas dynamics for space and biomedical applications. He is currently a member of the Plasmadynamics and Laser (PDL) Technical Committee (TC) in the AIAA. He earned his PhD from the University of Michigan in 2009. He has worked at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR, 2010 - 2012) and University of Adelaide, Australia (2012 - 2016). In particular, he is one of the frontiers in a plasma communication which is using MHD (Magneto Hydrodynamic) effect to solve the radio blackout problem during planetary entry/re-entry.

Contact details

Venue Name
Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
Address
Telegraph Way, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO21 1HZ, United Kingdom
Telephone
01962 863 791
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Destination Space

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 08 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 01 Mar '20 05:00pm

Discover Destination Space at Winchester Science Centre this February half term (daily from 14 – 24 Feb and every...

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Destination Space

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 08 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 01 Mar '20 05:00pm

Discover Destination Space at Winchester Science Centre this February half term (daily from 14 – 24 Feb and every weekend from 8 February – 1 March). Embark on a mission through the galaxy with an exciting space-themed live science show and Invention Studio activities. Learn about the current search for life on Mars, the latest space telescope technology and discover the specially designed sites across the Earth that can launch rockets far into the cosmos.

Ticket information

Admission: £13.20 per person (with GiftAid), including live science show and Invention Studio activities. Planetarium tickets sold separately. 

Contact details

Venue Name
Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
Address
Telegraph Way, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO21 1HZ, United Kingdom
Telephone
01962 863 791
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Winter Bulbs and Flowers - Floral Display

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
From: 14 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 01 Apr '20 03:00pm

A beautiful array of winter bulbs and flowers will be on display in all their glory for you to enjoy. This display...

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Winter Bulbs and Flowers - Floral Display

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
From: 14 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 01 Apr '20 03:00pm

A beautiful array of winter bulbs and flowers will be on display in all their glory for you to enjoy. This display will include a collection of rare Japanese Hepatica and Snowdrops.

The rare snowdrops will be presented with mirrors underneath so you can enjoy viewing the delicate flowers close-up to appreciate the subtle differences of each variety.

Ticket information

Free but garden admission fees apply

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Contact details

Venue Name
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Address
Jermyns Lane, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO51 0QA, United Kingdom
Telephone
017 9436 9317
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Flying Scotsman Display Day Rover Ticket

Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
From: 15 Feb '20 12:00am -
To: 06 Mar '20 12:00am

Unlimited travel on all trains EXCEPT Flying Scotsman that will not be running. You can hop on and off the trains...

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Flying Scotsman Display Day Rover Ticket

Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
From: 15 Feb '20 12:00am -
To: 06 Mar '20 12:00am

Unlimited travel on all trains EXCEPT Flying Scotsman that will not be running. You can hop on and off the trains throughout the day, up and down the line from Alresford to Alton!

Access to Ropley Yard to see Flying Scotsman on display in 'light steam'.

Ropley Station:

- Engineering, Carriage and Boiler Shop viewing galleries will be open from 9.00am to 4.30pm

- The Education Room will be open with Flying Scotsman activities available

- There will be a pop-up shop in the marquee selling Flying Scotsman merchandise

Alresford Station:

- The West Country Buffet on the platform at Alresford Station will be open selling hot and cold drinks and food

- The Gift Shop at Alresford will be open, selling Flying Scotsman merchandise and other gifts

Ticket information

Adult /Senior £19

Child age 5-16yrs £9.50

Family (2A+2C) £47.50

Disabled One FREE adult carer per full fare paying disabled child or adult

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Contact details

Venue Name
Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
Address
The Railway Station, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO24 9JG, United Kingdom
Telephone
01962 733810
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Flying Scotsman Footplate Experience

Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
From: 15 Feb '20 09:00am -
To: 06 Mar '20 03:00pm

Unlimited travel on all trains EXCEPT Flying Scotsman that will not be running. You can hop on and off the trains...

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Flying Scotsman Footplate Experience

Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
From: 15 Feb '20 09:00am -
To: 06 Mar '20 03:00pm

Unlimited travel on all trains EXCEPT Flying Scotsman that will not be running. You can hop on and off the trains throughout the day, up and down the line from Alresford to Alton!

PLUS

Access to Ropley Yard for an hour session (10 people per session), for a rare chance to walk through a carriage, into the corridor tender* and onto Flying Scotsman's footplate to view the lit firebox. A wonderful opportunity for photographs!

* Corridor cab end: height 59 1/4 inches, width 17 inches

Corridor rear: height 58 inches, width 19 1/2 inches

There is an alternative way to reach the footplate if you do not want to walk through the corridor.

All access is via steps.

Children (with tickets) are allowed on this experience as long as they are accompanied by a full paying adult at all times. Please be aware the corridor and footplate will be dirty, hot, noisy and there are trip hazards.

Regrettably there cannot be a carer concession for this experience.

Ropley Station:

- Engineering, Carriage and Boiler Shop viewing galleries will be open from 9.00am to 4.30pm

- The Education Room will be open with Flying Scotsman activities available

- There will be a pop-up shop in the marquee selling Flying Scotsman merchandise

Alresford Station:

- The West Country Buffet on the platform at Alresford Station will be open selling hot and cold drinks and food

- The Gift Shop at Alresford will be open, selling Flying Scotsman merchandise and other gifts

Contact details

Venue Name
Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
Address
The Railway Station, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO24 9JG, United Kingdom
Telephone
01962 733810
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Rail Ale Train (RAT)

Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
From: 15 Feb '20 09:00pm -
To: 28 Nov '20 11:00pm

Enjoy friendly banter as you travel on a steam train drinking local ale! Our famous Real Ale Train, or RAT as it is...

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Rail Ale Train (RAT)

Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
From: 15 Feb '20 09:00pm -
To: 28 Nov '20 11:00pm

Enjoy friendly banter as you travel on a steam train drinking local ale! Our famous Real Ale Train, or RAT as it is affectionately known, continues its tradition of serving real ale from a restored bar carriage pulled by a steam locomotive. We select up to 2 local breweries from Hampshire and the surrounding counties for each train. Your on-board experience is approximately three and a half hours long.

*Pub Busting Prices*
Train fares are only £16 per person and just £3 per pint!
FREE Pint voucher when booking more than 3 days in advance

RAT services for 2020 will start and finish at Alton Station.

The RAT departs ALTON station 7.00pm, returning to Alton approx 10.30pm (connects with the 10:44pm South Western Railways departure from Alton, plus one further service after that).

Reserve a compartment Compartments can hold up to 8 people and would be exclusively yours for the evening for only £55. Limited availability so first come, first served. Available to book as an additional supplement when purchasing your tickets.

Why not fill your glass? Purchase an exclusive RAT pint glass as a perfect memento of your great night out - these glasses are only available to purchase on the RAT at £6 per pint glass.

Full Bar It's not just about ale - we also sell wine, cider, spirits, mixers and soft drinks. We regret that we are unable to accept credit or debit cards on the RAT - Cash bar only.

Hot Food Curry, chilli, burgers and hot dogs as well as a vegetarian option will be available from the West Country Buffet at Alresford Station during your stop over there.

Booking Information

  • Due to the popularity of our RATs, these trains are advance booking only.
  • Unfortunately our RAT does not have the capacity to hold wheelchairs, but you are welcome to leave these at the station. Ramps are available for use and staff can help visitors board the train when needed. If you have any questions regarding accessibility on the RAT please call us on 01962 733810.
  • To drink alcohol on our RAT you must be 18+ years
  • Cancellations: We regret that there can be no refund for ‘no show’ customers. Cancellations notified in writing, at least four weeks before the booked date will be refunded less a £10 admin fee; shorter notice cancellations are not entitled to a refund but the company will try to re-sell the tickets. If a purchaser is found then the cost, less an administration charge of £10, will be refunded.

Dates are as follows: 

Saturday 15th February
Saturday 22nd February
Saturday 14th March
Saturday 28th March
Saturday 4th April
Saturday 2nd May
Saturday 9th May 
Saturday 30th May
Saturday 6th June

Friday 19th June
Saturday 20th June
Saturday 27th June
Saturday 4th July
Saturday 11th July 
Friday 17th July
Saturday 18th July
Saturday 25th July
Saturday 1st August
Saturday 29th August
Saturday 5th September
Saturday 12th September
Friday 18th September
Saturday 19th September
Saturday 26th September
Saturday 3rd October
Saturday 10th October
Saturday 24th October
Saturday 31st October
Saturday 7th November
Saturday 14th November
Saturday 28th November

Contact details

Venue Name
Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
Address
The Railway Station, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO24 9JG, United Kingdom
Telephone
01962 733810
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The Three Musketeers: A Comedy Adventure

Nuffield Southampton Theatres
From: 18 Feb '20 02:30pm -
To: 27 Feb '20 10:00pm


The Three Musketeers: A Comedy Adventure presented byLa Navet Bete & Exeter Northcott Theatre

From the...

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The Three Musketeers: A Comedy Adventure

Nuffield Southampton Theatres
From: 18 Feb '20 02:30pm -
To: 27 Feb '20 10:00pm

The Three Musketeers: A Comedy Adventure presented by La Navet Bete & Exeter Northcott Theatre

From the award-winning Le Navet Bete comes a brand-new comedy adventure that will have you rolling with laughter from here to the French countryside. Armed with only a baguette and his questionable steed, join hot-headed d’Artagnan as he travels to Paris to become a Musketeer. Will things go to plan? It's unlikely! Featuring hilarious heroics, raucous romances and some bonkers fun with BMX bikes, Le Navet Bete condenses Dumas’ 700-page classic into two hours of non-stop comedy gold.

  • ‘Hilarious and heartfelt’ ★★★★ Reviewshub
  • ‘Enormous fun!’ ★★★★ Reviewsgate
  • ‘Two glorious hours!’ ★★★★ Grow MagazineTue 18 - Sat 22 February 2020 at NST City

Post-show Talk: Wed 19 Feb

February half-term 2020

Running Time: 2 hours 20 minutes (incl. interval)

Recommended age: 7+

Warnings: Two gunshots at the end of Act 2. Some loud noises, haze throughout and use of flashing lights (no strobe).  

Ticket information

Contact details

Venue Name
Nuffield Southampton Theatres
Address
142, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO14 7DU, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8067 1771
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Battlefield LIVE Birthday Parties

New Forest Activities
From: 21 Feb '20 12:00am -
To: 31 Dec '21 12:00am

The party they'll never forget...

With New Forest Activities you can be sure of a fantastic adventure for your child’...

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Battlefield LIVE Birthday Parties

New Forest Activities
From: 21 Feb '20 12:00am -
To: 31 Dec '21 12:00am

The party they'll never forget...

With New Forest Activities you can be sure of a fantastic adventure for your child’s party. Every birthday party is special. From enquiry to end, we’ll make sure you have everything you need to create the perfect party.

Whether you’re looking to wear them out running around playing Battlefield LIVE, give them a unique experience paddling on the Beaulieu River, or to teach them a new skill they can be proud of that’ll put a smile on their face, there’s an activity to suit every party. You can choose from our extensive range of outdoor activities that are well suited to all different ages and abilities.

Plus, your party will be organised by one of our friendly team that will look after you from start to finish.

Ticket information

From £19 per person | 2.5 hours

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Contact details

Venue Name
New Forest Activities
Address
High Street, Beaulieu, Hampshire, England, SO42 7YA, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 612377
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Downloads

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Meet Roary & Chewy

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 21 Feb '20 09:00am -
To: 28 Feb '21 05:00pm

Watch your fingers!

Rory and Chewy are our newest arrivals at the Park - they are baby dinosaurs from the Lost...

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Meet Roary & Chewy

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 21 Feb '20 09:00am -
To: 28 Feb '21 05:00pm

Watch your fingers!

Rory and Chewy are our newest arrivals at the Park - they are baby dinosaurs from the Lost Kingdom.They are very cute and love to meet guests along with the Lost Kingdom Rangers. You can find them around Lost Kingdom at various times throughout the day.

Seasonal, subject to weather.

Contact details

Venue Name
Paultons Family Theme Park
Address
Paultons Park, Romsey, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO51 6AL, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8081 4442
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ALIVE! Dinosaur Encounter

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 21 Feb '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Dec '21 05:00pm
Get up close and personal with Lost Kingdom's Jurassic inhabitants!


Everyday there will be an incredible opportunity...

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ALIVE! Dinosaur Encounter

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 21 Feb '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Dec '21 05:00pm
Get up close and personal with Lost Kingdom's Jurassic inhabitants!


Everyday there will be an incredible opportunity to meet our tame(ish) walking realistic dinosaurs at ALIVE - Dinosaur Encounter.

Contact details

Venue Name
Paultons Family Theme Park
Address
Paultons Park, Romsey, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO51 6AL, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8081 4442
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Meet Peppa Pig and Friends!

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 21 Feb '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Dec '21 05:00pm

Come and meet Peppa Pig and George in Peppa Pig World! The cartoons most popular characters appear every day that the...

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Meet Peppa Pig and Friends!

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 21 Feb '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Dec '21 05:00pm

Come and meet Peppa Pig and George in Peppa Pig World! The cartoons most popular characters appear every day that the Park is open for photograph opportunities with their loving fans on the veranda in front of the school house.

Check the Paultons Park App on the day for accurate show times.

Contact details

Venue Name
Paultons Family Theme Park
Address
Paultons Park, Romsey, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO51 6AL, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8081 4442
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Battlefield Live Family Friendly Open Sessions

New Forest Activities
From: 21 Feb '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Dec '21 03:00pm

Join a 2.5 hour Battlefield LIVE combat game, where you’ll team up with others ready for some serious fun. In 2 teams...

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Battlefield Live Family Friendly Open Sessions

New Forest Activities
From: 21 Feb '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Dec '21 03:00pm

Join a 2.5 hour Battlefield LIVE combat game, where you’ll team up with others ready for some serious fun. In 2 teams you’ll enter the woodland to sneak, crawl, hide and outwit the enemy. High tech gaming guns keep score as you play an exciting range of games and scenarios.

Play at one of our 3 battlefields! Our Bailey’s Hard site in Beaulieu is open all year round however on Saturdays from May – September we move to our Bull’s Wood site near East Boldre. You can now experience our new Battlefield LIVE at Moors Valley too! Make sure you choose the site to suit you, or why not try all three?

What you'll get:

  • 2.5-hours of combat games led by our friendly instructors
  • Family-friendly sessions suitable for those aged 8+ years
  • Safe, non-projectile, infra-red gaming guns
  • A set of camo overalls to protect your clothes and make you look the part
  • Join forces or go head-to-head in a selection of gaming scenarios

Why do it?

  • Enjoy epic wins and create memories that'll last a lifetime
  • Have fun with each other and other like-minded families
  • Experience your favourite combat games such as capture the flag
  • Enjoy the same excitement as paintball, without the pain!
  • Play in a forest terrain with man-made and natural hide-outs

Ticket information

£25 per person (8+ years)

£23 when you book 4 or more

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Contact details

Venue Name
New Forest Activities
Address
High Street, Beaulieu, Hampshire, England, SO42 7YA, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 612377
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Snoopy in Space Sessions

Westquay Shopping Centre
From: 21 Feb '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Mar '20 05:00pm

Draw Your Astronaut Inspired by Snoopy in Space. Snoopy in Space is an Apple Original from the creators of Peanuts on...

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Snoopy in Space Sessions

Westquay Shopping Centre
From: 21 Feb '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Mar '20 05:00pm

Draw Your Astronaut Inspired by Snoopy in Space. Snoopy in Space is an Apple Original from the creators of Peanuts on the Apple TV app.

iPad devices will be provided, or bring your own. Recommended for all skill levels.

Admission: Free

Ticket information

Contact details

Venue Name
Westquay Shopping Centre
Address
Above Bar, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO15 1QE, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8033 6828
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Bushcraft Introduction

New Forest Activities
From: 21 Feb '20 09:30am -
To: 28 Feb '21 04:30pm

Looking for Bushcraft courses? Join New Forest Activities for a fantastic introduction to the world of Bushcraft,...

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Bushcraft Introduction

New Forest Activities
From: 21 Feb '20 09:30am -
To: 28 Feb '21 04:30pm

Looking for Bushcraft courses? Join New Forest Activities for a fantastic introduction to the world of Bushcraft, based in the heart of the New Forest National Park.

You’ll enjoy a full day at our woodland base learning fundamental bushcraft skills and practices. The day’s events will depend on weather conditions and the experience of the group, but will usually cover such things as fire lighting, shelter building, foraging, species identification and sharpes/knife work.

You’ll also get to prepare and cook a tasty vegetable stew for lunch; not before building the fire to cook it on of course!

You’ll have a brilliant time with us, learning new skills in a wonderful New Forest setting. Plus, we’ll equip you with all the knowledge that you’ll need so that you’re able to continue to practice and grow your skills after your day with us.

What's Included?

  • A full day in the great outdoors, from 09:30 – 16:30
  • Expert instruction from your bushcraft guide
  • All equipment provided at our woodland base
  • Lunch included, which you’ll prepare and cook over the fire
  • Learn how you can continue to practice your skills after your day with us
  • Coffee, tea and water top-ups available throughout the day
  • Toilets available on-site

Ticket information

£65 per person

£60 when you book 4 or more

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Contact details

Venue Name
New Forest Activities
Address
High Street, Beaulieu, Hampshire, England, SO42 7YA, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 612377
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Ropes Course | Team Building

New Forest Activities
From: 21 Feb '20 09:30am -
To: 31 Dec '20 03:30pm
Our private site makes the perfect setting for any team building or corporate event. Whether you are looking for a...
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Ropes Course | Team Building

New Forest Activities
From: 21 Feb '20 09:30am -
To: 31 Dec '20 03:30pm
Our private site makes the perfect setting for any team building or corporate event. Whether you are looking for a fun team day out or a structured training day, with team building activities and challenges. We can cater for teams as small as 8 to dozens of people spread over smaller groups in a round robin format. Contact our team to find out more or arrange a site visit.

Ticket information

Price varies depending on event.

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Contact details

Venue Name
New Forest Activities
Address
High Street, Beaulieu, Hampshire, England, SO42 7YA, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 612377
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Ropes Course | Adult Groups

New Forest Activities
From: 21 Feb '20 09:30am -
To: 31 Dec '20 03:00pm
Half day options also available.

A fantastic experience for groups of adults looking for fun in the great outdoors....

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Ropes Course | Adult Groups

New Forest Activities
From: 21 Feb '20 09:30am -
To: 31 Dec '20 03:00pm
Half day options also available.

A fantastic experience for groups of adults looking for fun in the great outdoors. Our team will have you solving puzzles, stacking crates, swinging from the trees and even jumping from the leap of faith. Sessions vary in duration and cost depending on your objectives. You tell us what you’d like and we’ll deliver.

Ticket information

£70 Adult | Full Day

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Contact details

Venue Name
New Forest Activities
Address
High Street, Beaulieu, Hampshire, England, SO42 7YA, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 612377
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Ropes Course | Children & Young People

New Forest Activities
From: 21 Feb '20 09:30am -
To: 30 Sep '20 03:00pm
Youngsters take to the trees, as they enjoy a low, high or even a mixed ropes course adventure, full of fun...
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Ropes Course | Children & Young People

New Forest Activities
From: 21 Feb '20 09:30am -
To: 30 Sep '20 03:00pm
Youngsters take to the trees, as they enjoy a low, high or even a mixed ropes course adventure, full of fun challenges. For those brave enough, there’s plenty to face your fears with – especially on the leap of faith! Suitable for Birthday parties, Scouts & Guides, football teams or any group of young people who’d enjoy pulling together. Contact our team for some programme examples.

Ticket information

From £40 Adult | £25 Child

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Contact details

Venue Name
New Forest Activities
Address
High Street, Beaulieu, Hampshire, England, SO42 7YA, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 612377
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Kayaking for Groups

New Forest Activities
From: 21 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 31 Mar '21 03:00pm
Groups can book sole use sessions of any of the Kayaking experiences we offer. We also provide longer trips and can...
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Kayaking for Groups

New Forest Activities
From: 21 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 31 Mar '21 03:00pm
Groups can book sole use sessions of any of the Kayaking experiences we offer. We also provide longer trips and can tailor paddles for special interest groups. We can even offer trips on other Hampshire and Dorset Rivers, so let us know if your group want something special.

Ticket information

Contact details

Venue Name
New Forest Activities
Address
High Street, Beaulieu, Hampshire, England, SO42 7YA, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 612377
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Canoeing for Groups

New Forest Activities
From: 21 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 31 Dec '20 03:00pm

Price varies depending on event.

Groups can book sole use sessions of any of the Canoeing experiences we offer. We...

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Canoeing for Groups

New Forest Activities
From: 21 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 31 Dec '20 03:00pm

Price varies depending on event.

Groups can book sole use sessions of any of the Canoeing experiences we offer. We also provide longer trips and can tailor paddles for special interest groups. We can even offer trips on other Hampshire and Dorset Rivers, so let us know if your group want something special

Ticket information

Contact details

Venue Name
New Forest Activities
Address
High Street, Beaulieu, Hampshire, England, SO42 7YA, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 612377
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Meerkat Talk & Feed

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 21 Feb '20 01:30pm -
To: 28 Feb '21 02:30pm

1.30pm daily

See our family of meerkats at feeding time and learn all about their habitat in Little Africa.

1.30pm...

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Meerkat Talk & Feed

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 21 Feb '20 01:30pm -
To: 28 Feb '21 02:30pm

1.30pm daily

See our family of meerkats at feeding time and learn all about their habitat in Little Africa.

1.30pm daily (during advertised opening dates). 

Ticket information

Contact details

Venue Name
Paultons Family Theme Park
Address
Paultons Park, Romsey, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO51 6AL, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8081 4442
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Horse riding

The New Forest National Park
From: 22 Feb '20 09:00am -
To: 28 Feb '22 05:00pm

Horses and ponies are central to the cultural heritage of the New Forest. There is no better way to enjoy this...

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Horse riding

The New Forest National Park
From: 22 Feb '20 09:00am -
To: 28 Feb '22 05:00pm

Horses and ponies are central to the cultural heritage of the New Forest. There is no better way to enjoy this special place and really to be part of it. Please contact one of the following to arrange a riding lesson or Forest ride.

Forest Rides and Riding Lessons

Arniss Equestrian

Godshill, Fordingbridge

www.arnissequestrian.co.uk

01425 654114

Bagnum Riding Stables

Bagnum, Ringwood

www.bagnumridingstables.co.uk

01425 476263

Burley Villa School of Riding

Wootton

www.burleyvilla.co.uk

01425 610278

Fir Tree Farm Equestrian Centre

Ogdens, Fordingbridge

www.firtreefarm.org.uk

01425 654744

Ford Farm Stables

Brockenhurst

www.fordfarmstables.co.uk

01590 623043/07503 507324

Eastmoors Riding School

Ringwood Road, St Leonards

www.eastmoorsridingschool.com

07904 902188

Forest Rides only

Brockenhurst Riding Stables

Rhinefield Road

Brockenhurst

07708 788609

4 Seasons Forest Rides

Ringwood

www.4seasonsforestrides.com/

07734 731804

Riding Lessons only

Flanders Farm Equestrian Centre

Hordle, Lymington

01590 682207

Manor Equestrian Centre

Ower

www.manorequestriancentre.com

07920 180672

New Forest Polo School

Sway

www.newforestpoloschool.co.uk

07770 840650

Carriage drives

Burley Wagon Rides

Burley

www.wagonrides.co.uk

07786 371843

Please note: the mention of an individual product, brand or company is for illustrative purposes only and should not be taken as either an endorsement or recommendation by the New Forest National Park Authority of that individual product, brand or company. You are advised to seek independent professional advice as to what might be appropriate for your individual circumstances.

Ticket information

Contact details

Venue Name
The New Forest National Park
Address
Lymington Town Hall, Lymington, Hampshire, England, SO41 9ZG, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 646600
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22 Miles of Sea exhibition

The New Forest National Park
From: 22 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 08 Mar '20 03:00pm

This pop-up exhibition captures the moving, entertaining and often profound tales of people and places from the...

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22 Miles of Sea exhibition

The New Forest National Park
From: 22 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 08 Mar '20 03:00pm

This pop-up exhibition captures the moving, entertaining and often profound tales of people and places from the Waterside stretch of the New Forest.

A collaborative project between Ringwood based Forest Forge Theatre Company and the New Forest Heritage Centre in Lyndhurst, has set out on a mission to preserve the history and heritage of the Waterside area of the New Forest.

In Autumn 2019, working in partnership with the New Forest Heritage Centre, Forest Forge Theatre Company invited residents in four communities to share photographs and stories expressing the Waterside area’s fascinating and diverse history, working with playwright David Lane to bring their memories and experiences together.

Forest Forge Theatre CEO/Creative Producer, Sharon Lawless said: 'The waterside area has been recognised as having the lowest engagement rate with the arts in the New Forest, it is also one of most deprived areas of the forest. This project is so interesting as it's a collaboration between a theatre company, museum, and a playwright. Far from a photography project, we've used the photos as prompts for people to share their stories and celebrate the heritage of their communities, stories that otherwise would be lost.

'Things have changed so quickly that the connection between the Waterside area and the New Forest itself has become lost. The Waterside is personally my favourite part of the forest and it's been a joy to celebrate it with this project. After the exhibition in Lyndhurst we will be taking what we've found back to its communities, and are hoping to develop these stories into a play later in 2020.'

The project was made possible with funding from the New Forest National Park Authority, National Lottery Heritage Fund, Arts Council England, and the New Forest District Council. It also received support from Folio New Forest, Hythe Waterside Heritage, Hythe & Waterside Rotary, and Revital Hythe.

Contact details

Venue Name
The New Forest National Park
Address
Lymington Town Hall, Lymington, Hampshire, England, SO41 9ZG, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 646600
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Pancake Specials in Refectory

Winchester Cathedral
From: 25 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 25 Feb '20 02:00pm
Indulge in sweet and savoury pancakes, on sale in our Refectory.
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Pancake Specials in Refectory

Winchester Cathedral
From: 25 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 25 Feb '20 02:00pm
Indulge in sweet and savoury pancakes, on sale in our Refectory.

Contact details

Venue Name
Winchester Cathedral
Address
The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO23 9LS, United Kingdom
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Pancake Race

Winchester Cathedral
From: 25 Feb '20 12:30pm -
To: 25 Feb '20 02:00pm

Winchester Cathedral Close provides the historical backdrop for the annual Winchester Pancake Race. Many teams,...

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Pancake Race

Winchester Cathedral
From: 25 Feb '20 12:30pm -
To: 25 Feb '20 02:00pm

Winchester Cathedral Close provides the historical backdrop for the annual Winchester Pancake Race. Many teams, including clergy, the university, local schools and businesses will compete for a trophy, awarded to the team that completes the course in the fastest time. Enjoy pancakes and entertainment from 12.30pm with racing from 1.00pm until 2.00pm.

Organised by Winchester Rotary in partnership with Winchester Cathedral. All proceeds will be shared between Winchester Cathedral and Winchester Rotary.

Contact details

Venue Name
Winchester Cathedral
Address
The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO23 9LS, United Kingdom
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Dr Tom Watson: 'Oh when the Saints - All about Winchester's lesser-known Saints'

Winchester Cathedral
From: 25 Feb '20 02:30pm -
To: 25 Feb '20 04:00pm

We all know of St Swithun but there are other lesser-known Winchester saints. At this talk, Dr Tom Watson, a Friends’...

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Dr Tom Watson: 'Oh when the Saints - All about Winchester's lesser-known Saints'

Winchester Cathedral
From: 25 Feb '20 02:30pm -
To: 25 Feb '20 04:00pm

We all know of St Swithun but there are other lesser-known Winchester saints. At this talk, Dr Tom Watson, a Friends’ trustee and medieval historian, will reveal much about these fascinating saints and their importance in the medieval church.

Ticket information

Tickets are £8 for friends and £10 for non-friends and takes place at the Paul Woodhouse Suite.

Contact details

Venue Name
Winchester Cathedral
Address
The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO23 9LS, United Kingdom
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Charity Quiz & Curry Night in aid of Mayor of Eastleigh Charites

The Concorde Club
From: 25 Feb '20 08:00pm -
To: 25 Feb '20 11:30pm

OVER 18S ONLY
7.30 for 8pm

Maximum 6 per team

Includes curry served during interval

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Charity Quiz & Curry Night in aid of Mayor of Eastleigh Charites

The Concorde Club
From: 25 Feb '20 08:00pm -
To: 25 Feb '20 11:30pm

OVER 18S ONLY
7.30 for 8pm

Maximum 6 per team

Includes curry served during interval

Ticket information

MEMBERS – £10

NON-MEMBERS – £12


RAFFLE AND PRIZES FOR WINNING TEAMS!


NON-MEMBERS WELCOME

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Contact details

Venue Name
The Concorde Club
Address
Stoneham Lane, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO50 9HQ, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8061 3989
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26th February 2020
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Ash Wednesday

Winchester Cathedral
From: 26 Feb '20 08:00am -
To: 26 Feb '20 05:30pm
Welcome to this special day at Winchester Cathedral, the first day of Lent. On this day we receive forgiveness, let...
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Ash Wednesday

Winchester Cathedral
From: 26 Feb '20 08:00am -
To: 26 Feb '20 05:30pm
Welcome to this special day at Winchester Cathedral, the first day of Lent. On this day we receive forgiveness, let go of resentment and fear and grow into new life and new love. Today in the Cathedral you will find people who will pray with you. You can receive ashes on your forehead informally (outside) or formally in the services at 8.00am and 5.30pm. May God bless you on this holy day.

Contact details

Venue Name
Winchester Cathedral
Address
The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO23 9LS, United Kingdom
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New Forest Art Society - Art Exhibition

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
From: 26 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 10 Mar '20 04:00pm

The New Forest Art Society is delighted to return to the gallery at the Gardens for an exhibition of members work.

The...

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New Forest Art Society - Art Exhibition

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
From: 26 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 10 Mar '20 04:00pm

The New Forest Art Society is delighted to return to the gallery at the Gardens for an exhibition of members work.

The Society was established 55 years ago and its members come from within and all around the New Forest. The members are a diverse and enthusiastic group of professional and amateur artists, working in all media and styles.

On sale will be framed and unframed paintings, miniatures, 3 dimensional works and greeting cards. Stewards are practising artists and will be pleased to discuss art works on sale. There will be something of interest for everyone to come and see.

The Society welcomes visitors at their regular meetings and is open to new members joining. For more information about the Society, visit www.newforestartsociety.weebly.com

Ticket information

Free entry to the exhibition

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Contact details

Venue Name
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Address
Jermyns Lane, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO51 0QA, United Kingdom
Telephone
017 9436 9317
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The Porthole Murder - Lecture Lunch

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
From: 26 Feb '20 11:00am -
To: 26 Feb '20 02:00pm

Ex DCI Paul Stickler examines the historic murder of an actress sailing back from Cape Town to Southampton.

Coffee on...

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The Porthole Murder - Lecture Lunch

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
From: 26 Feb '20 11:00am -
To: 26 Feb '20 02:00pm

Ex DCI Paul Stickler examines the historic murder of an actress sailing back from Cape Town to Southampton.

Coffee on arrival followed by lecture and a two course lunch. Price also includes admission to the Gardens.

Ticket information

Price: £22.50p/p

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Contact details

Venue Name
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Address
Jermyns Lane, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO51 0QA, United Kingdom
Telephone
017 9436 9317
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Back to Basie

The Concorde Club
From: 26 Feb '20 08:00pm -
To: 26 Feb '20 11:00pm

BACK TO BASIE ORCHESTRA

Directed by trumpet player Paul Lacey Back To Basie features London session musicians and jazz...

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Back to Basie

The Concorde Club
From: 26 Feb '20 08:00pm -
To: 26 Feb '20 11:00pm

BACK TO BASIE ORCHESTRA

Directed by trumpet player Paul Lacey Back To Basie features London session musicians and jazz soloists all dedicated to playing the music of Count Basie's second great orchestra of the 1950s and 1960s. Back To Basie captures the sound and spirit of Basie's legendary 'Swingin' Machine' with "uncanny accuracy and style".

Britain's Best Big Band: In addition to great reviews Back To Basie has won the Big Band category of the British Jazz Awards six times in the last seven years!

Ticket information

MEMBER TICKET ONLY - £24

NON-MEMBERS TICKET ONLY– £30

MEMBERS DINING + TICKET– £52

NON-MEMBERS DINING + TICKET– £58

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Contact details

Venue Name
The Concorde Club
Address
Stoneham Lane, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO50 9HQ, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8061 3989
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27th February 2020
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Tudor House Thinking Thursday Talk: The D-Day Wall (Helen Wallbridge)

Tudor House and Garden
From: 27 Feb '20 11:00am -
To: 27 Feb '20 12:30pm

Join us for a new series of daytime eclectic talks, tours and workshops about the history of Southampton.

Please call...

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Tudor House Thinking Thursday Talk: The D-Day Wall (Helen Wallbridge)

Tudor House and Garden
From: 27 Feb '20 11:00am -
To: 27 Feb '20 12:30pm

Join us for a new series of daytime eclectic talks, tours and workshops about the history of Southampton.

Please call 02380 834536 to book

Ticket information

£8 per person

£6.50 for lunch (optional)

Please call 02380 834536 to book

Contact details

Venue Name
Tudor House and Garden
Address
Bugle Street, Old Town, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO14 2AD, United Kingdom
Telephone
02380 834242
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Hamlet

The New Forest National Park
From: 27 Feb '20 07:30pm -
To: 28 Feb '20 09:30pm

At the top of her political career, Hamlet’s mother is found dead at the Presidential Palace, leaving her Sister and...

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Hamlet

The New Forest National Park
From: 27 Feb '20 07:30pm -
To: 28 Feb '20 09:30pm

At the top of her political career, Hamlet’s mother is found dead at the Presidential Palace, leaving her Sister and Vice President, Claudia, to take over the reins.

It seems, however, this isn’t the only thing Claudia inherits, and Hamlet is finding the marriage of Claudia to his Father Gertrude so soon after the funeral, a little hard to bear.

As relevant as it has ever been, ‘Hamlet’ is not only one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays, but also the most fascinatingly problematical tragedy in world literature. This gripping and exuberant drama of revenge is rich in contrasts and conflicts: Its violence alternates with introspection, its melancholy with humour, and its subtlety with spectacle. Hamlet, depicted as a complex, divided, introspective character, with reflections on death, morality, mental health and the very status of being, makes ‘Hamlet’ very much a play for today.

Group/School bookings 10 for the price of 9 – Contact box office on 02380667683

Ticket information

Adults £10 Concessions £8

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Contact details

Venue Name
The New Forest National Park
Address
Lymington Town Hall, Lymington, Hampshire, England, SO41 9ZG, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 646600
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28th February 2020
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Winter Walk

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
From: 28 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 28 Feb '20 12:00pm

Explore the highlights of the winter interest and learn more about our famous Winter Garden, with one of our experts....

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Winter Walk

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
From: 28 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 28 Feb '20 12:00pm

Explore the highlights of the winter interest and learn more about our famous Winter Garden, with one of our experts.

Ticket information

Price: £15.50 p/p including a slice of cake and coffee


Booking is essential

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Contact details

Venue Name
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Address
Jermyns Lane, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO51 0QA, United Kingdom
Telephone
017 9436 9317
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Friday Touch Tours: Visitors with visual impairments

Southampton City Art Gallery
From: 28 Feb '20 10:30am -
To: 28 Feb '20 12:30pm

Art educator Jo Bressloff leads our Touch Tours exploring the exhibitions and making art accessible to visually...

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Friday Touch Tours: Visitors with visual impairments

Southampton City Art Gallery
From: 28 Feb '20 10:30am -
To: 28 Feb '20 12:30pm

Art educator Jo Bressloff leads our Touch Tours exploring the exhibitions and making art accessible to visually impaired audiences.

Free - advance booking essential.

Ticket information

Free. Please call 02380 832810 to book

Contact details

Venue Name
Southampton City Art Gallery
Address
Commercial Road, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO14 7LP, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8083 4536
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BOTH SIDES OF PHIL COLLINS

The Concorde Club
From: 28 Feb '20 09:00pm -
To: 29 Feb '20 12:00am

Doors Open 7pm
On Stage 9pm
DJ until 1am
BOTH SIDES OF PHIL COLLINS
It’s another night in paradise. . . guaranteed – as...

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BOTH SIDES OF PHIL COLLINS

The Concorde Club
From: 28 Feb '20 09:00pm -
To: 29 Feb '20 12:00am

Doors Open 7pm
On Stage 9pm
DJ until 1am
BOTH SIDES OF PHIL COLLINS
It’s another night in paradise. . . guaranteed – as this hit-packed production arrives on its nationwide tour for 2018.
Backed by a cast of world-class musicians and singers, featuring a horn section that will blow you away, the star of the evening delivers a delightfully interactive spectacular that includes each and every one of Phil Collins’ greatest hits.
Solo chart toppers In the Air Tonight, Easy Lover, Against All Odds, One More Night, You Can’t Hurry Love and, of course, Another Day in Paradise combine with Genesis smash hits Invisible Touch, Land of Confusion and I Can’t Dance. Featuring the music of one of only three recording artists to have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide, welcome to two hours of non-stop, sign-a-long classics.
Capturing every vocal intonation and mannerism absolutely perfectly, superbly combining this with the music genius’ cheeky humour, something really special is in the air the night the Both Sides of Phil Collins comes to town. . .

Ticket information

Member Ticket only - £15

Non-member Ticket only– £20

Member Dining + Ticket – £43

Non-member Dining + Ticket – £48


Over 18s only

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Contact details

Venue Name
The Concorde Club
Address
Stoneham Lane, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO50 9HQ, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8061 3989
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29th February 2020
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Boys' Choral Auditions

Winchester Cathedral
From: 29 Feb '20 09:00am -
To: 29 Feb '20 05:00pm

If you would like to arrange an informal audition for your son and find out more about the Choristers, please contact...

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Boys' Choral Auditions

Winchester Cathedral
From: 29 Feb '20 09:00am -
To: 29 Feb '20 05:00pm

If you would like to arrange an informal audition for your son and find out more about the Choristers, please contact Ali Dugdale 01962 854 189 - admissions@pilgrims-school.co.uk

Formal auditions will be held on Saturday 29 February for boys currently in Year 3 and Year 4, who have previously met Mr Lumsden for an informal audition and have been for a taster day at The Pilgrims' School. Please contact The Pilgrims' School 01962 854 189 - admissions@pilgrims-school.co.uk

Contact details

Venue Name
Winchester Cathedral
Address
The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO23 9LS, United Kingdom
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Flying Scotsman Running Day Rover Ticket

Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
From: 29 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 08 Mar '20 05:00pm

Unlimited travel on all trains EXCEPT Flying Scotsman. You can hop on and off the trains throughout the day and...

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Flying Scotsman Running Day Rover Ticket

Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
From: 29 Feb '20 10:00am -
To: 08 Mar '20 05:00pm

Unlimited travel on all trains EXCEPT Flying Scotsman. You can hop on and off the trains throughout the day and capture the glorious Flying Scotsman as she steams up and down the line from Alresford to Alton!

Ropley Station:

- Engineering, Carriage and Boiler Shop viewing galleries will be open from 9.00am to 4.30pm

- The Education Room will be open and free 'make and take' Flying Scotsman activities will be available from 10.00am to 4.00pm

- T-Junction will be open selling light refreshments

- There will be a pop-up shop in the marquee selling Flying Scotsman merchandise

Alresford Station:

- The West Country Buffet on the platform at Alresford Station will be open selling hot and cold drinks and food

- The Gift Shop at Alresford will be open, selling Flying Scotsman merchandise and other gifts.

The Company does not guarantee that the trains will arrive or depart at the times stated and reserves the right to cancel, alter or suspend any train without notice, or to substitute a different train should this be necessary for whatever reason.

Ticket information

£20 per person

Contact details

Venue Name
Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
Address
The Railway Station, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO24 9JG, United Kingdom
Telephone
01962 733810
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Introduction to Drypoint Printmaking

Tudor House and Garden
From: 29 Feb '20 10:30am -
To: 29 Feb '20 01:00pm

Join New Forest artist Linn O’Carroll and her mobile printing press to discover the satisfying art of drypoint....

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Introduction to Drypoint Printmaking

Tudor House and Garden
From: 29 Feb '20 10:30am -
To: 29 Feb '20 01:00pm

Join New Forest artist Linn O’Carroll and her mobile printing press to discover the satisfying art of drypoint. Suitable for beginners or those looking for a refresher course.

Please call 02380 834536 to book

Ticket information

£25 per person - call 02380 834536 to book

Contact details

Venue Name
Tudor House and Garden
Address
Bugle Street, Old Town, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO14 2AD, United Kingdom
Telephone
02380 834242
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Good Times – A Tribute to Nile Rodgers & Chic

The New Forest National Park
From: 29 Feb '20 08:30pm -
To: 29 Feb '20 10:30pm

They are a 9 piece Tribute Band that performs completely live the music of Nile Rodgers and The Chic Organisation....

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Good Times – A Tribute to Nile Rodgers & Chic

The New Forest National Park
From: 29 Feb '20 08:30pm -
To: 29 Feb '20 10:30pm

They are a 9 piece Tribute Band that performs completely live the music of Nile Rodgers and The Chic Organisation. With a full set of Chic classics including Nile Rodgers’ & Bernard Edwards’ Produced hits.

“We’re so blessed to now be endorsed by our very good friend and drummer with the Nile Rodgers & Chic. The one and only Mr Ralph Rolle. Thank You Brother for your friendship, and guidance”.

Ticket information

Adult £14 Concessions £13

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Contact details

Venue Name
The New Forest National Park
Address
Lymington Town Hall, Lymington, Hampshire, England, SO41 9ZG, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 646600
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Flying Scotsman

Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
From: 29 Feb '20 09:00pm -
To: 08 Mar '20 04:00pm

Excitement is building at the Watercress Line as it gears up to welcome the record-breaking Flying Scotsman, the most...

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Flying Scotsman

Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
From: 29 Feb '20 09:00pm -
To: 08 Mar '20 04:00pm

Excitement is building at the Watercress Line as it gears up to welcome the record-breaking Flying Scotsman, the most famous steam locomotive in the world, for the first time this February. The locomotive will be in public service for four running days: 29th February and the 1st, 7th and 8th March 2020.

We are currently planning this exciting visit and all details and updates will appear on our website. Please do not call our office for enquiries as all the current information will be published here.

Tickets must be purchased in advance for a trip behind this iconic locomotive. Tickets are for a round trip only and Flying Scotsman can only be boarded at Alresford Station.

Sit back and relax as you travel in style through the glorious Hampshire countryside, overlooking the South Downs National Park. Travel our ten mile line from Alresford to Alton station, and then return. Feel the thrill as Flying Scotsman conquers the 1 in 60 'over the Alps' climb to the summit at Medstead and Four Marks, in each direction.

During your journey look out for the delightful topiary hedges along the heritage platforms at Ropley and Medstead and Four Marks.

At Alresford Station, our West Country Buffet will be open for hot and cold food and drinks and the gift shop in the Old Goods Shed will be selling fabulous gifts.

If you are heading out to see Flying Scotsman, please remember to follow the rules of the railway and only go where permitted. The railway will be very busy over the visit, with many other trains in operation.

Flying Scotsman can be seen in action safely from our stations and around our stations. Please do not trespass on to the railway or running lines. The safety of all our customers is paramount as well as the running of the trains. Our line side is clearly marked and is fenced off for your safety. Please make this visit safe and an enjoyable for everyone.

  • Your journey behind Flying Scotsman will depart and return to and from Alresford Station via feeder trains that will run up and down the line
  • Ticket holders only
  • No refunds are possible for this event
  • This is a ticket holder only event
  • Buffets, platforms and toilets will only be accessible to those with a valid train ticket
  • All tickets include a feeder service and access to all viewing areas
  • Your ticket also includes unlimited travel on other trains running throughout the day
  • There will be free parking in the field by Ropley Station

Contact details

Venue Name
Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
Address
The Railway Station, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO24 9JG, United Kingdom
Telephone
01962 733810
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THE ROCK OF AGES EXPERIENCE

The Concorde Club
From: 29 Feb '20 09:30pm -
To: 01 Mar '20 12:00am

Doors Open 7pm
On Stage 9.30pm
DJ until 2am
THE ROCK OF AGES EXPERIENCE
THE ROCK OF AGES EXPERIENCE are looking forward...

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THE ROCK OF AGES EXPERIENCE

The Concorde Club
From: 29 Feb '20 09:30pm -
To: 01 Mar '20 12:00am

Doors Open 7pm
On Stage 9.30pm
DJ until 2am
THE ROCK OF AGES EXPERIENCE
THE ROCK OF AGES EXPERIENCE are looking forward to appearing at The Concorde with their uplifting and high energy musical tribute to the smash hit Hollywood Film and Musical, 'Rock of Ages'.
The idea for this show came about because they had seen the film and loved it, then saw the stage show which they also enjoyed, but of course in the stage show they only play a small section of the songs, and they wanted to hear more of the music.
From this they decided to add in even more iconic hits from the era, so not only do you get songs from the show, but great hits like 'Living on a Prayer' 'Sweet Child o Mine' 'Dead Ringer for Love' 'You Give Love a Bad Name' 'Eye of the Tiger' 'Don't Stop me Now' 'I Want it All' and many more.

The rock classics of the eighties go from strength to strength, as they perform some of the greatest rock songs of the decade. From Bon Jovi, Whitesnake, Guns n' Roses, to Journey, Bryan Adams and so many more “ this six piece band is guaranteed to rock the house to it's very foundations ! So If you want a night of rockin' eighties fun you've Got it. Come along and enjoy

Ticket information

Member Ticket only - £10

Non-member Ticket only– £15

Member Dining + Ticket – £38

Non-member Dining + Ticket – £43


Over 18s only

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Contact details

Venue Name
The Concorde Club
Address
Stoneham Lane, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO50 9HQ, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8061 3989
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1st March 2020
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Freedom with Collage and Mixed Media

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
From: 01 Mar '20 10:00am -
To: 01 Mar '20 04:00pm

An opportunity to get creative!

Join local artist Lynne Reeves for a day exploring the use of collage and mixed media....

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Freedom with Collage and Mixed Media

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
From: 01 Mar '20 10:00am -
To: 01 Mar '20 04:00pm

An opportunity to get creative!

Join local artist Lynne Reeves for a day exploring the use of collage and mixed media.

Well known for her collage paintings, Lynne will enable you to create and develop your own individual style using a variety of textures and techniques.
Suitable for all levels. A materials list will be provided.

Ticket information

Price: £61p/p includes lunch


Booking is essential

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Contact details

Venue Name
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Address
Jermyns Lane, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO51 0QA, United Kingdom
Telephone
017 9436 9317
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Sunday Lunch with THE PRINCES OF MOTOWN

The Concorde Club
From: 01 Mar '20 12:00pm -
To: 01 Mar '20 04:00pm

PRINCES OF MOTOWN

The Tribute show dedicated to the “Smash Hit Selling Motown Groups”.
Featuring Chart toppers ‘The...

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Sunday Lunch with THE PRINCES OF MOTOWN

The Concorde Club
From: 01 Mar '20 12:00pm -
To: 01 Mar '20 04:00pm

PRINCES OF MOTOWN

The Tribute show dedicated to the “Smash Hit Selling Motown Groups”.
Featuring Chart toppers ‘The Temptations’, ‘The Four Tops’, ‘Lionel Richie’, ‘Boys 2 Men’, ‘Stevie Wonder’, ‘Marvin Gaye’, ‘Ben E. King’, ‘The Jackson 5’ and many more, playing all of the biggest hits in one room!
Princes Of Motown brings the sound of a generation, who broke through barriers to make history that is enjoyed by audiences of all ages from all parts of the world, with hits that will stand the test of time.

Ticket information

MEMBER TICKET ONLY - £6

NON-MEMBER TICKET ONLY– £10

UNDER 14S - £5

MEMBER DINING + TICKET – £26 (2 COURSES)

NON-MEMBER DINING + TICKET – £30 (2 COURSES)

UNDER 14S - £13 (2 COURSES)

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Contact details

Venue Name
The Concorde Club
Address
Stoneham Lane, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO50 9HQ, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8061 3989
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Golden Eagle Jazz Band

The Concorde Club
From: 01 Mar '20 08:00pm -
To: 01 Mar '20 11:00pm

GOLDEN EAGLE JAZZ BAND

Inspired by the music of the revival, the "Golden Eagle" plays New Orleans jazz the way it was...

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Golden Eagle Jazz Band

The Concorde Club
From: 01 Mar '20 08:00pm -
To: 01 Mar '20 11:00pm

GOLDEN EAGLE JAZZ BAND

Inspired by the music of the revival, the "Golden Eagle" plays New Orleans jazz the way it was meant to be played, that is, with a powerful and melodic front line and a hard driving rhythm section. We have been described as "The band that has the New Orleans bounce", "An excellent dance band" and "A band that will reach the heights of popularity".

Ticket information

MEMBER TICKET ONLY - £8

NON-MEMBER TICKET ONLY– £12

MEMBER DINING + TICKET – £29

NON-MEMBER DINING + TICKET – £33

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Contact details

Venue Name
The Concorde Club
Address
Stoneham Lane, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO50 9HQ, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8061 3989
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