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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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Venue Name
The Marlands Shopping Centre
Address
Civic Centre Road, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO14 7SJ, United Kingdom
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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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KINGS & SCRIBES: THE BIRTH OF A NATION

Winchester Cathedral
From: 01 Oct '19 09:00am -
To: 31 Jan '25 05:00pm
THIS EXHIBITION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.

Be one of the first to explore Kings and Scribes: The Birth of a Nation, a...

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KINGS & SCRIBES: THE BIRTH OF A NATION

Winchester Cathedral
From: 01 Oct '19 09:00am -
To: 31 Jan '25 05:00pm
THIS EXHIBITION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.

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.

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Venue Name
Winchester Cathedral
Address
The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO23 9LS, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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Quiet Hour

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 03 Apr '20 08:00am -
To: 31 Dec '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: 03 Apr '20 08:00am -
To: 31 Dec '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

Thursday 14 November: 16:15* - 17:15

Friday 20 December: 08:30 - 09:30

2020

Saturday 18 January: 17:15 - 18:15

Sunday 23 February: 17:15 - 18:15

Sunday 8 March: 08:45 - 09:45

Saturday 18 April: 17:15 - 18:15

Saturday 9 May: 08:45 - 09:45

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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Space Lectures

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 03 Apr '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...

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Space Lectures

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 03 Apr '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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Pink Floyd Planetarium Experiences

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 03 Apr '20 06:30pm -
To: 31 Dec '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: 03 Apr '20 06:30pm -
To: 31 Dec '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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SUPERSIZED!

Marwell Zoo
From: 04 Apr '20 12:00am -
To: 02 Sep '20 12:00am

April 2020 will see an exciting new addition at Marwell Zoo… the world exclusive toy brick event: SUPERSIZED!

The...

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SUPERSIZED!

Marwell Zoo
From: 04 Apr '20 12:00am -
To: 02 Sep '20 12:00am

April 2020 will see an exciting new addition at Marwell Zoo… the world exclusive toy brick event: SUPERSIZED!

The brand-new immersive adventure has been created with more than two million toy bricks and will include some of the deadliest and most deceptive creatures in the world, all blown up to enormous proportions. Follow the trail to discover more about each species and break the myth of these often-misunderstood creatures.

The larger than life brick adventure features up to 40 astonishing models of real-life creatures with an explosion of colour and size. From sneaky predators such as the fearless honey badger and venomous blue-ringed octopus, to the aptly named assassin bug, all creatures have been chosen for their colourful appearance in nature, unusual natural abilities and because they can be magnified to an eye-popping size. Guests will also be able to play games, build their own models and create toy brick graffiti.

The creative geniuses at BRICKLIVE say it will take their team of professional builders more than 10,000 hours to create the exclusive event.

The event will be on display at the zoo from 4 April to 2 September 2020. SUPERSIZED! will be included with general admission. Ticket prices cost from £18 per child (3-16 years) and £22 per adult, which include an optional donation. Children aged 2 and under go free and every penny spent at Marwell helps the charity support the zoo and its conservation projects in the UK and overseas.

SUPERSIZED! disclaimer: Copyright © Brick Live Group Limited. All rights reserved. Brick Live Group Limited is an independent producer of BRICKLIVE and is not associated with The LEGO Group. LEGO® is a trademark of LEGO Juris A/S.

Ticket information

SUPERSIZED! will be included with general admission. Ticket prices cost from £18 per child (3-16 years) and £22 per adult, which include an optional donation. Children aged 2 and under go free and every penny spent at Marwell helps the charity support the zoo and its conservation projects in the UK and overseas.

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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: 04 Apr '20 05:00pm -
To: 31 Dec '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: 04 Apr '20 05:00pm -
To: 31 Dec '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

 2020 Monthly dates and topics

7 March - Exoplanets

4 April - Life

2 May - Life cycle of stars

June - no event due to major development works taking place in the science centre

July - no event due to major development works taking place in the science centre

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.

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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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Date with Nature

The New Forest National Park
From: 05 Apr '20 10:30am -
To: 04 Sep '20 03:30pm

Come and experience ‘A Date With Nature’ at the New Forest Reptile Centre.

Using the latest hi-tech gadgets you can...

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Date with Nature

The New Forest National Park
From: 05 Apr '20 10:30am -
To: 04 Sep '20 03:30pm

Come and experience ‘A Date With Nature’ at the New Forest Reptile Centre.

Using the latest hi-tech gadgets you can look right into the tree-top nests of the New Forest Goshawk and watch their every move – from eggs hatching to food arriving and chicks leaving.

Want to find out more? Visit the New Forest Reptile Centre near Lyndhurst, where staff and volunteers are on hand to explain more about the bird’s behaviour and answer any questions as they have the live webcam on show to visitors.

You can also see unique wildlife viewed in ‘pods’ at the Centre, such as the reptiles and amphibians native to the New Forest. Discover the rare wildlife living in our National Park and learn how you can help protect our most vulnerable species.

Drop in for Wild Wednesdays during school holidays from 10.30am – 3.30pm, with reptile and bird quizzes, trails and activities.

A Date with Nature in the New Forest runs daily from Easter to the end of the summer holidays, 10.30am to 4pm. Entry to the Reptile Centre is free although donations for parking are welcome. The project is a partnership between us, the RSPB, Forestry Commission and Carnyx Wild.

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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Curiosity Badge Nights for Uniformed Groups

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 29 Apr '20 05:00pm -
To: 09 Dec '20 09:00pm

Visit Winchester Science Centre for an exclusive after-hours event and take home your very own Curiosity Badge!...

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Curiosity Badge Nights for Uniformed Groups

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 29 Apr '20 05:00pm -
To: 09 Dec '20 09:00pm

Visit Winchester Science Centre for an exclusive after-hours event and take home your very own Curiosity Badge! Explore science, engineering and space in this fascinating, fun and hands-on experience. For added wow, the evening includes a live science show or presenter-led planetarium show.

Every child will receive:

-A fun activity sheet to help them explore the Science Centre and challenge them to think like a scientist and engineer.

-A Curiosity Badge to take home and valuable experience to help them gain their own group’s science, engineering and space badges.

-Energy, in the form of a drink and snack, to keep them going throughout the evening.

All uniformed groups are welcomed, including guiding and scouting groups as well as cadets, boys/girls brigade, woodcraft folk, St Johns Ambulance and more. Everyone is invited to attend on the same evening but at different start and finish times to ensure all age groups are well looked after.

2020 Dates:

-April, Wednesday 29

-May, Monday 18

-June, Friday 19

-July, Wednesday 8

-September, Tuesday 29

-October, Monday 19

-November, Thursday 19

-December, Wednesday 9

Ticket information

£6.50 per child. £3.50 per adult.

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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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A Magical Pirate Adventure

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 09 May '20 09:00am -
To: 13 Sep '20 05:00pm

Ahoy me hearties and welcome to our live-action entertainment show with crazy shenanigans and swashbuckling antics...

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A Magical Pirate Adventure

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 09 May '20 09:00am -
To: 13 Sep '20 05:00pm

Ahoy me hearties and welcome to our live-action entertainment show with crazy shenanigans and swashbuckling antics this summer only at Paultons Park!

Join the Pirate Pack, Captain Bruce, Lookout Lucia and Cook on board the Paultons ship as they embark on a mystical journey across the seven seas to discover a hidden island. There will be barrels of laughter, fun and song along the way with appearances from a feathery friend called Ralf the Parrot and their arch-nemesis pirate One-eyed Patch.

Dancing, singing and jokes galore the show is sure to get the audience on their feet and joining in with this emporium of pirate-themed fun!

Show dates:

  • 9/10th & 16/17th May
  • 23rd May – 1st June inclusive
  • 6/7th, 13/14th, 20/21st & 27/28th June
  • 4/5th & 11/12th July
  • 18th July – 2nd September inclusive
  • 5/6th & 12/13th September

Included in all Park and Season Tickets.

Tickets from £32.75 pp. 

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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Youth Heritage Adventure Training Day – Alongside & at Sea

SS Shieldhall
From: 16 May '20 10:00am -
To: 12 Sep '20 06:00pm

Dates & Prices

  • Saturday 16th May 2020 (10:00 Start) - £28.50 all young participants. Day culminating with a 3...
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Youth Heritage Adventure Training Day – Alongside & at Sea

SS Shieldhall
From: 16 May '20 10:00am -
To: 12 Sep '20 06:00pm

Dates & Prices

  • Saturday 16th May 2020 (10:00 Start) - £28.50 all young participants. Day culminating with a 3 hour sailing between 15:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday 12th September 2020 (10:00 Start) - £24.00 all young participants. Day culminating with a 2 hour sailing between 16:00 - 18:00.

​If you are interested in a course please contact us. Details can be found below.

About the course

Have you ever wondered what skills are needed to operate a ship? Here's your chance to experience a day aboard SS Shieldhall, with practical, hands-on sessions on the Deck, Bridge and Engine Room, covering such activities as rope handling, map reading, chart work, fire fighting and operation of a rescue rib. Plus lots more! Each day will end with a Shieldhall public cruise. No charge made for leaders who may wish to sit in on some of the activities / sessions. Leader / young person ratio of 1:6 required. Training days are suitable for most young persons. 

Enquiries & Bookings

Please contact our Ticket Manager by emailing tickets@ss-shieldhall.co.uk

Contact details

Venue Name
SS Shieldhall
Address
Berth 48 Dockgate 4, Eastern Docks, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO14 3QP, United Kingdom
Telephone
0844 357 2329
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Steam Experience, SILVER & GOLDEN Tickets

SS Shieldhall
From: 29 May '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Jul '20 05:00pm

Dates & Prices

SILVER Ticket – 1 day experience aboard Shieldhall - £299.00 per person

Saturday 20th June 2020

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Steam Experience, SILVER & GOLDEN Tickets

SS Shieldhall
From: 29 May '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Jul '20 05:00pm

Dates & Prices

SILVER Ticket – 1 day experience aboard Shieldhall - £299.00 per person

​Saturday 20th June 2020

Sunday 21st June 2020

Saturday 4th July 2020 - SOLD OUT!

GOLDEN Ticket – 2 day experience aboard Shieldhall - £499.00 per person.

Friday 29th May and Saturday 30th May 2020 - SOLD OUT!

Friday 17th July & Saturday 18th July 2020

About the experience

There is great news for steam enthusiasts who would like to get some "hands on" experience on a wide variety of steam engines. On board Shieldhall, there are twenty engines ranging from one to eight hundred horsepower, single cylinder to twin Triple Expansion, all powered by two Scotch boilers.

You will EXPERIENCE the following ...

  • Safe Practice regimes aboard.
  • The production and utilisation of steam by Shieldhall's boilers and engines.
  • The final stage of steam-raising on the day before a sailing (GOLDEN Ticket only)
  • Pre-sailing day checks on the steering engine (GOLDEN Ticket only)
  • Preparation of auxiliaries and main engines for sailing.
  • Time at sea with opportunities to operate boilers and engines under supervision.
  • A spell at the wheel on the Bridge.

The Experiences have been designed for recreational purposes, to give interested parties an insight into conservation in action on a 1950s steamship that is today listed in the National Historic Ships Register.

The 1-day SILVER Steam Experience is offered on certain Shieldhall sailing days.

The 2-day GOLDEN Steam Experience includes the full day before a sailing day and then the sailing, to include the steam-raising and other preparations as well as time with all our steam engines in action on the day!

Enquiries & Bookings

Please click on the links above to purchase your tickets. If you have any questions, please contact our Ticket Manager by emailing tickets@ss-shieldhall.co.uk

Ticket information

Contact details

Venue Name
SS Shieldhall
Address
Berth 48 Dockgate 4, Eastern Docks, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO14 3QP, United Kingdom
Telephone
0844 357 2329
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Meet Roary & Chewy

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 31 May '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: 31 May '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: 31 May '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: 31 May '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: 31 May '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: 31 May '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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Penguin Feeding

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 31 May '20 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: 31 May '20 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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Meerkat Talk & Feed

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 31 May '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: 31 May '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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Buckler's Hard COVID-19 Update

Buckler's Hard
From: 01 Jun '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Jul '20 05:00pm

Following the latest government guidance issued on 23rd May, we have decided to open up the Buckler’s Hard village,...

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Buckler's Hard COVID-19 Update

Buckler's Hard
From: 01 Jun '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Jul '20 05:00pm

Following the latest government guidance issued on 23rd May, we have decided to open up the Buckler’s Hard village, including the car park and lavatory facility, to provide our local community with an alternative place to visit, enjoy a picnic or walk alongside the Beaulieu River.

At this time, the Maritime Museum, shipwright cottages, Captain's Cabin tea room and river cruise remain closed.

Starting on Thursday 28th May, the facilities will be open each week from Wednesday to Sunday at 10.30am, with the last entry to the car park at 4.30pm. The car park gates will be shut at 5pm.

We have implemented Covid-19 Secure practices to ensure the village is kept clean and safe for our visitors, residents and staff. We ask our visitors to help us by ensuring they follow Government guidance:

• Do not visit if you are feeling unwell or displaying any of the Covid-19 symptoms.

• Only visit with members of your household, or one other person if outside of your household.

• Respect the recommendation to keep a 2m distance from other visitors.

• Use the sanitising stations provided near to the lavatory facility.

• Be prepared to queue for the lavatory facility which will be regularly cleaned for your safety.

For the time being a fee of £5 per car will be charged on entry to help us provide this facility. This will allow you to park and enjoy the village all day whilst helping us to maintain this heritage site. Payment via contactless cards will be the preferred method. Annual Pass holders, and those with unused attraction tickets purchased prior to our closure, will be permitted to park at no charge on production of their pass or ticket.

We are looking forward to welcoming you and your family back to Buckler’s Hard and hope that you enjoy the opportunity to spend time together in our beautiful village.

Contact details

Venue Name
Buckler's Hard
Address
Buckler's Hard, Beaulieu, Hampshire, England, SO42 7XB, United Kingdom
Telephone
01590 616203
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New Forest Wildlife Park COVID-19 Update

New Forest Wildlife Park
From: 01 Jun '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Jul '20 05:00pm

New Forest Wildlife Park is delighted to announce that we will be reopening to the public on Monday 15th June 2020 at...

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New Forest Wildlife Park COVID-19 Update

New Forest Wildlife Park
From: 01 Jun '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Jul '20 05:00pm

New Forest Wildlife Park is delighted to announce that we will be reopening to the public on Monday 15th June 2020 at 10:00am. We cant wait to welcome you back to the park, where you'll be met with a safe outdoor experience and be able to reconnect with some of the amazing species with which we share the planet.

Over the past few weeks, we have been following the latest government guidance to introduce a number of measures at the zoo to ensure a safe and enjoyable day for all of our visitors. 

Contact details

Venue Name
New Forest Wildlife Park
Address
Deerleap Lane, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO40 4UH, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8029 2408
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Winchester Science Centre COVID-19 Update

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 01 Jun '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Jul '20 05:00pm
Due to the interactive nature of our visitor experience, we are not yet in a position to announce our reopening...
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Winchester Science Centre COVID-19 Update

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
From: 01 Jun '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Jul '20 05:00pm
Due to the interactive nature of our visitor experience, we are not yet in a position to announce our reopening plans. Whilst we are closed, our charity continues to offer fun science experiences for families and schools through the Science@Home section on our website and through our social media channels. Further information can be found on our opening and admissions page. If you can't find what you're looking for and need to get in touch, please email info@winchestersciencecentre.org. Thank you!

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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Sir Harold Hillier Gardens COVID-19 Update

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
From: 01 Jun '20 09:00am -
To: 29 Aug '20 05:00pm

COVID-19 Update - expires 31/05 - added as an event

Due to Coronavirus, Sir Harold Hillier Gardens is closed and all...

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Sir Harold Hillier Gardens COVID-19 Update

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
From: 01 Jun '20 09:00am -
To: 29 Aug '20 05:00pm

COVID-19 Update - expires 31/05 - added as an event

Due to Coronavirus, Sir Harold Hillier Gardens is closed and all events are cancelled until further notice. If you have a forthcoming booking with us, please contact us. Follow our social media channels for the latest news.

We wish all our customers well, and thank you for your patience.

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 Marlands Shopping Centre Covid-19 Update

The Marlands Shopping Centre
From: 11 Jun '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Aug '20 05:00pm

As the government lift some restrictions on retail stores some of our previously closed store will begin to open from...

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The Marlands Shopping Centre Covid-19 Update

The Marlands Shopping Centre
From: 11 Jun '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Aug '20 05:00pm

As the government lift some restrictions on retail stores some of our previously closed store will begin to open from the 15th June and we will keep you updated on which stores are open and their opening times via our Facebook page. We are doing everything possible to reduce the risk of infection for our customers and colleagues, please see below for some of the extra measures we have introduced in the centre during this time to keep everyone safe.

We continue to closely follow the latest advice from the Government, which remains to be focused on hygiene and social distancing, staff have completed Covid-19 training courses online and are fully aware of the measures needed to prevent the spread of this virus.

Please be reassured that we are conducting additional deep cleaning of our facilities and all touch points such as handrails and lift buttons etc. Hand sanitising stations are being placed around the centre for customers and colleagues to use. Unfortunately, due to space restrictions it is not possible at the current time to open our public toilets as we could not provide adequate provision for social distancing. We are monitoring government advice and will keep you updated as to when the toilet facilities will be available.

We will monitor the amount of customers in the centre and if this exceeds the safe limit, we may need to ask you to wait at one of the entrances when you arrive to reduce the number of people in-the centre.

Once in the centre please follow the directional floor marking and distancing guides to create a safe flow of movement around the centre, especially when using lifts or escalators these will help you to keep a safe distance from others.

Some stores may need to restrict the number of customers entering the stores, again floor markings will help you to keep a safe distance from others whilst queueing for these stores and colleagues will be available to assist where necessary. Individual store will have clear signage displayed showing the steps taken by them to keep everyone safe within their store.

Please shop sensitively and respectfully and be kind to our colleagues, as they are all working hard to serve you; we are all in this together.

Contact details

Venue Name
The Marlands Shopping Centre
Address
Civic Centre Road, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO14 7SJ, United Kingdom
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Welcome Back

Westquay Shopping Centre
From: 11 Jun '20 09:00am -
To: 30 Sep '20 05:00pm

We are now open and we can’t wait to welcome you back.

We know it’s going to take some getting used to, and the way we...

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Welcome Back

Westquay Shopping Centre
From: 11 Jun '20 09:00am -
To: 30 Sep '20 05:00pm

We are now open and we can’t wait to welcome you back.

We know it’s going to take some getting used to, and the way we all shop is going to feel different for a while.

Our priority is yours and our colleagues’ health and we have introduced a range of measures to keep us all safe. These include:

• A one-way system in the centre. Entry into centre will be using Arundel Circus, Above Bar entrances and following customer feedback we have now reopened the Multi-Storey bridge link entrance. Signage is in place throughout to help guide your journey while you shop.

• Clear signs throughout the centre reminding everyone of the need to social distance, and to avoid shopping in large groups.

• Hand sanitiser stations around the centre.

• Enhanced cleaning procedures throughout the centre.

• We are only accepting card or contactless payments at our Pay on Foot machines in the car park.

We’re restricting how many people can enter the centre and individual stores at any one time. This way, we can ensure everyone in the centre is able to social distance easily.

Please bear with us, as it might take a little longer than normal to get what you want when you visit.

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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Marwell Zoo Covid-19 Update: We are preparing to open safely

Marwell Zoo
From: 11 Jun '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Jul '20 05:00pm

We’re preparing to welcome guests safely back as zoos are finally able to reopen.

The decision to relax restrictions...

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Marwell Zoo Covid-19 Update: We are preparing to open safely

Marwell Zoo
From: 11 Jun '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Jul '20 05:00pm

We’re preparing to welcome guests safely back as zoos are finally able to reopen.

The decision to relax restrictions on zoos is expected to take effect from Monday 15 June, however our reopening date is to be confirmed.

Marwell’s Chief Executive, explained: “We’re delighted that zoos will finally be able to reopen!

“We’re looking forward to welcoming guests back very soon, however we’ve always been working towards the government’s original indicated reopening date of early July as part of Stage 3 of the UK’s Covid 19 recovery strategy.

Our priority continues to be the safety of our guests, staff and animals. We are now busy making the necessary changes including bringing back and safety training our furloughed staff and installing all the physical measures to ensure guests can safely enjoy our 140-acre zoo. As soon as the preparations are complete, we will reopen.”

These measures will include two metre floor markings at enclosures and queues, new one-way routes on narrow paths, multiple hand sanitisation points, stringent cleaning and signage to inform guests.

The zoo will be strictly limiting numbers each day so all guests including members will need to book online before they arrive while all payments at the zoo will be by card only.

All indoor animal areas will remain closed and there will be no animal talks, touch tables, train services or public animal feeds. The indoor cafes will not be open however there will be catering outlets where takeaway food and drink will be available as well as extra outdoor picnic areas.

Our summer brick adventure event SUPERSIZED! is fully installed and will now be on display until 1 November 2020.

Guests will be ‘shrunk’ through a ‘minimising machine’ on arrival before meeting toy brick models SUPERSIZED to eye-popping proportions, including a three-metre tarantula, assassin bug, American kestrel and a towering red spitting cobra.

James, added: “The zoo may feel a bit different when we open but it will be the same warm welcome from all of us.

“Unlike many organisations, our costs are incredibly high, around £600,000 a month to ensure our animals receive the same high standards of care they are used to so each day the zoo is closed to guests, our need for the public’s support grows to help us cover basic costs such as animal food and bedding.

“It is great news the government has acknowledged the importance of supporting us to care for our incredible animals while giving families more options to reconnect with the natural world and spend time safely outdoors.

“We’ve been overwhelmed by the generosity of our supporters during these unprecedented times and it will take us a long time to recover. We can’t wait to welcome guests back as soon as possible.”

To find out more about our fundraising appeal go to: www.justgiving.com/campaign/supportMarwell

Contact details

Venue Name
Marwell Zoo
Address
Colden Common, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO21 1JH, United Kingdom
Telephone
019 6277 7407
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Paultons Family Theme Park Covid-19 Update

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 11 Jun '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Jul '20 05:00pm
In response to the developing situation surrounding Coronavirus and the most recent advice from the UK Government, we...
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Paultons Family Theme Park Covid-19 Update

Paultons Family Theme Park
From: 11 Jun '20 09:00am -
To: 31 Jul '20 05:00pm
In response to the developing situation surrounding Coronavirus and the most recent advice from the UK Government, we are very sorry to say Paultons Park is closed until further notice.   

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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Seamanship Experience Day

SS Shieldhall
From: 30 Jun '20 10:00am -
To: 30 Sep '20 06:00pm

Dates

No dates are currently planned at this time. However if you are interested in a course please contact us....

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Seamanship Experience Day

SS Shieldhall
From: 30 Jun '20 10:00am -
To: 30 Sep '20 06:00pm

Dates

No dates are currently planned at this time. However if you are interested in a course please contact us. Details can be found below.

About the course

After a successful “pilot” training day, a new course has been designed which we believe will of interest to all.

We present an opportunity of a lifetime to come onboard an absolutely unique heritage steamship and to see and learn something of the intricacies of seamanship that allow this remarkable vessel to be sailed on her many coastal voyages. During the day you will visit the bridge to see how the ship is navigated, learn how to read a chart and to lay off a course, find out how an "imaginary" ship board fire is dealt with, work with ropes and perhaps learn some really useful knots, visit the machinery spaces to see the mighty triple expansion steam engines and finally for those wishing to have a go, a thrilling drive on the River Itchen in our rescue RIB.

These experience days will take place on the preserved historic steam ship “Shieldhall” (1,792 g.r.t)

The Price

The cost to take part in this exciting new training venture is just £30.00 for adults or £15 for accompanying under 18s. Prices include VAT at 20%.

NB: We believe that this event is not suitable for anyone under 12.

Enquiries

Please contact our Youth Training Coordinator. He can be contacted by emailing inform@ss-shieldhall.co.uk

Contact details

Venue Name
SS Shieldhall
Address
Berth 48 Dockgate 4, Eastern Docks, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO14 3QP, United Kingdom
Telephone
0844 357 2329
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New Forest National Park - Coronavirus updates

The New Forest National Park
From: 03 Jul '20 07:00am -
To: 31 Aug '20 05:00pm

We are asking people to respect and care for the New Forest and its communities at this critical time.

Our priority is...

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New Forest National Park - Coronavirus updates

The New Forest National Park
From: 03 Jul '20 07:00am -
To: 31 Aug '20 05:00pm

We are asking people to respect and care for the New Forest and its communities at this critical time.

Our priority is to keep people and the Forest safe and so we are working with partners to lift the restrictions carefully and in a measured way. As the Prime Minister has said, the new rules are only going to work if everyone acts responsibly and uses common sense. In a National Park context that means that when out in the Forest everyone must continue to respect and observe the social distancing rules.

Our partners are opening a number of their car parks and this will be kept under review (see Forestry England and New Forest District Council’s websites). But, in line with Government restrictions, our local attractions, pubs, campsites, restaurants and hotels remain closed, along with public toilets. It is also important that visitors remember that the hospitality and leisure businesses are not likely to open before July and will not be able to welcome them until then.

The Forest is also on an amber fire warning due to the recent dry weather so no barbecues are allowed and we ask that, as always, people respect the vulnerable areas that are closed to protect ground nesting birds, stick to the designated routes when cycling, keep their distance from New Forest animals and follow the countryside code.

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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8th July 2020
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Wednesday Tours - 8 July

Winchester Cathedral
From: 08 Jul '20 10:30am -
To: 08 Jul '20 02:30pm

1030am Stained Glass

A relatively unexplored cathedral treasure. Bring binoculars for best viewing. Winchester...

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Wednesday Tours - 8 July

Winchester Cathedral
From: 08 Jul '20 10:30am -
To: 08 Jul '20 02:30pm

1030am Stained Glass

A relatively unexplored cathedral treasure. Bring binoculars for best viewing. Winchester Cathedral offers the opportunity to study glass from the workshops of medieval masters of the 14th, 15th and early 16th century and to follow the enthusiastic Victorian revival and the Arts and Crafts movement to the present day.

1.30pm Art in the Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral is rich in art objects, including works by well-known artists, Peter Eugene Ball, Cecil Collins, Eric Gill, Antony Gormley and Justin Knowles, as well as local artists Sophie Hacker, Tim Harrisson, Alice Kettle, Tracey Sheppard - and many more. This Tour enables visitors to enjoy a close-up interaction with several of these works, within the context of this very special, time-honoured place.

Tours are free upon admission to the Cathedral but tickets must be booked through the Box Office. Available soon.

Contact details

Venue Name
Winchester Cathedral
Address
The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO23 9LS, United Kingdom
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Wednesday Evening Special Tours

Winchester Cathedral
From: 08 Jul '20 06:00pm -
To: 08 Jul '20 07:30pm

On Wednesday 8 July, between 6pm & 7.30pm we will be running a special evening of tours.

Choose from:

  • Literary...
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Wednesday Evening Special Tours

Winchester Cathedral
From: 08 Jul '20 06:00pm -
To: 08 Jul '20 07:30pm

On Wednesday 8 July, between 6pm & 7.30pm we will be running a special evening of tours.

Choose from:

  • Literary Links
  • This Royal House of Saxon Kings and Saints
  • From Vision to Reality – The Architecture and Building of the Cathedral
  • Jane Austen: Her Life and Times
  • Just Williams
  • The Victorian Story: Vision, Virtue and Infamy
  • Pestilence Penitence & Putrefaction: A Medical History of Winchester Cathedral

All evening tours are £10 from the Box Office. Available Soon.

Contact details

Venue Name
Winchester Cathedral
Address
The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO23 9LS, United Kingdom
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9th July 2020
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Online Talk: Southampton in Prehistory and the Roman Era

SeaCity Museum
From: 09 Jul '20 07:00pm -
To: 09 Jul '20 08:00pm

In the first of our 'Southampton Through Time' lectures, join Cultural Services' learning officer Andy Skinner in...

Online Talk: Southampton in Prehistory and the Roman Era

SeaCity Museum
From: 09 Jul '20 07:00pm -
To: 09 Jul '20 08:00pm

In the first of our 'Southampton Through Time' lectures, join Cultural Services' learning officer Andy Skinner in exploring the history and archaeology of Southampton from its first days through to the Roman Empire.

Please help support us by choosing how much you are happy to pay for this talk. While all ticket buyers will receive the same level of service, your generosity would be a great help in making sure these events are affordable for all.

Clear instructions and details for how to log in to this talk will be emailed on purchase. Tickets are required for each device being used to access the event. Tickets are non-refundable, unless cancelled by the organiser.

Image credit: Southampton Cultural Services

Ticket information

Online Zoom Session, All ages (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult)

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https://www.wegottickets.com/event/502491

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Contact details

Venue Name
SeaCity Museum
Address
Havelock Road, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO14 7FY, United Kingdom
Telephone
023 8083 4536
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11th July 2020
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New Forest Tour

The New Forest National Park
From: 11 Jul '20 09:00am -
To: 13 Sep '20 05:00pm

Enjoy grandstand views of the National Park from the open-top New Forest Tour each summer.

Choose from three scenic...

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New Forest Tour

The New Forest National Park
From: 11 Jul '20 09:00am -
To: 13 Sep '20 05:00pm

Enjoy grandstand views of the National Park from the open-top New Forest Tour each summer.

Choose from three scenic routes around magical landscapes, picture-postcard villages and popular attractions such as Exbury Gardens and the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu.

Hop on and off the New Forest Tour where you like and switch routes – all on the same ticket (available online or from driver). You can even bring your bikes (up to four carried free). Also, well-behaved dogs are welcome.

Green Route: serving Hythe & Hythe Ferry, Lymington, New Forest Adventure Golf, Beaulieu, Exbury Gardens, Lyndhurst and Brockenhurst

Red Route: serving Burley, Ringwood Brewery, Ringwood, Fordingbridge, Sandy Balls, Ashurst, New Forest Wildlife Park and Lyndhurst

Blue Route: serving Brockenhurst, Burley, Holmsley Campsite, Hoburne Bashley, New Milton, Barton-on-Sea, Shorefield Country Park, Milford-on-Sea and Lymington.

Please note that the New Forest Tour is a seasonal service and runs from July to September.

Added extras

Each route has a special commentary about the landscape, history and culture of the national park.

You also receive a Brand New Forest card with your ticket which gives you valuable discounts at many local pubs, restaurants and attractions.

Friendly Concierge service based at Brockenhurst Train Station to help plan your day.

Take a look at www.thenewforesttour.info for full route details and book your ticket.

The New Forest Tour – helping you and helping our environment

The New Forest Tour is a key part of our aim to encourage more people to leave their cars at home. Nearly 40,000 people explore the New Forest National Park on the New Forest Tour bus instead of by car each summer, saving several thousand private car miles.

The Tour stops at local cycle hire centres within the Forest. With each Tour able to carry up to four bikes, it gives access to the area’s quiet country lanes and 100 miles of waymarked cycle tracks.

The Tour is operated by morebus in partnership with the New Forest National Park Authority and is sponsored by local businesses.

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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