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Patrick Lichfield: A Life through the Lens

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Takes place

08/02/14-21/04/14

Highclere Game & Country Fair

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Takes place

25/05/14-26/05/14

Winchester Writers' Festival

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Winchester Annual Writers' Festival

20/06/14-22/06/14

Hampshire Food Festival

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Hampshire Food Festival

28/06/14-03/08/14

Winchester Hat Fair 2014

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Winchester Hat Fair

04/07/14-06/07/14

Arts and entertainment

From reggae to Rachmaninov, Bollywood to Hollywood, you're never far from quality arts and entertainment in Hampshire.

Hampshire has galleries both large and small, from the prestigious Southampton City Gallery, with its fine collections of 20th century British art, to ArtSway in the New Forest, with exhibitions of contemporary visual arts.

Our thriving arts centres offer world class dance, theatre, music and children's performances and also run activities such as salsa dancing, mask making and drama.

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens near Romsey holds a popular Art in the Garden event every summer, where outdoor art for sale is placed around the grounds, sometimes in unexpected places!

Theatregoers can enjoy fantastic performances at Hampshire's top theatres including The Mayflower in Southampton, Kings Theatre in Portsmouth and Theatre Royal in Winchester to name a few.

Entertainment is brought into local communities through the excellent Hog the Limelight programme, organising high quality productions, workshops, cabaret and music in village halls and art centres across the county.

Lovers of live music are spoilt for choice, from rock and pop concerts at Southampton Guildhall, Portsmouth Guildhall and the West End Centre in Aldershot to classical music, jazz and folk at the Turner Sims Concert Hall and The Anvil in Basingstoke.

Visitors to Winchester can follow a walking tour around the historic city using the excellent 'Eye-openers' guide and discover works by Elisabeth Frink, David Kemp and Antony Gormley among others.

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  1. Ashcroft Arts Centre

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    Ashcroft Arts Centre

    Fareham


    Offering a vibrant range of top quality entertainment including theatre, comedy and music, the Ashcroft Arts Centre also runs a wide range of classes and workshops for all ages. For more details of what we have to offer, please contact the box office on 01329 223100 or visit our website: www...

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    Bedales Arts

    Petersfield

    BEDALES ARTS
    a programme for lively minds

  3. Grayshott Pottery

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    Grayshott Pottery and Jolleys Café

    Grayshott

    Discover Grayshott Pottery and Jolleys Café
    Shopping or time for Coffee, Lunch and Tea  There is plenty to enjoy at Grayshott Pottery.  It has a studio gallery where visitors can buy the work of many of the Pottery’s designers and decorators.  It also has an extensive gift and...

  4. Outside of The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre

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    The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre

    Havant

    The Spring has a broad programme of entertainment including theatre shows, music, comedy nights, films, dance events, exhibitions and workshops. It is also a community museum telling the local story using a variety of medias.

  5. West End Centre in Aldershot

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    West End Centre

    Aldershot

    One of the best arts centres in the country, with something for everyone!

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    aspex

    Portsmouth

    Year-round programme of solo, group and themed exhibitions of contemporary visual art, accompanied by talks, screenings, performances and participatory workshops.

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    John Hansard Gallery

    Southampton

    World-class contemporary art, 15 minutes from Southampton city centre. Based on the University of Southampton's Highfield campus, the Gallery's internationally-renowned exhibitions showcase today's most innovative artists.

  8. The Lodge Arts Centre

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    The Lodge Arts Centre

    Anglesea Road, Portsmouth

    An independent art centre based in Portsmouth's award-winning Victoria Park. This quaint gatekeepers lodge is also home to Portsmouth's most unique cafe.

  9. Princes Hall, Aldershot

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    Princes Hall

    Aldershot

    The Princes Hall was built in 1973 and is owned and managed by Rushmoor Borough Council. It is a multi-purpose centre with a main hall and 3 function suites. The capacity of the main hall is currently 568 with tiered seating, or 690 with flat floor seating or for standing concerts.
    The main hall...