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Emsworth Arts Trail

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Open

25/04/15-26/04/15

Open

02/05/15-04/05/15

England v New Zealand ODI 2015 at The Ageas Bowl

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Takes place

14/06/15-14/06/15

Hampshire Food Festival

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Takes place

01/07/15-02/08/15

Winchester Hat Fair 2015

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Winchester Hat Fair

03/07/15-05/07/15

America's Cup World Series Portsmouth

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America's Cup World Series Portsmouth

23/07/15-26/07/15

Arts & Entertainment in Hampshire

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.

Further Recommendations

If you would like any further tourism recommendations during your stay in Hampshire then there are a variety of different Tourist Information Centres you can visit anytime where our friendly staff will be more than happy to help you out.

Some of the things you can expect from our Tourist Information Centres include:

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  1. Hanger Farm Arts Centre

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    Hanger Farm Arts Centre

    Southampton

    Hanger Farm Arts Centre provides a professional community arts venue for Totton and the wider New Forest area.

  2. 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!

  3. Theatre

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    Theatre Royal

    Winchester

    Theatre Royal Winchester has been described as 'one of the most beautiful theatres in the south of England'.

  4. Mayflower Theatre

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    Mayflower Theatre

    Southampton

    The largest Theatre in the south, The Mayflower offers spectacular touring musicals - many direct from the West End - plus opera, ballet and comedy.

  5. Southampton City Art Gallery

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    Southampton City Art Gallery

    Southampton

    Major collection of British and European paintings from the 14th to 20thC with emphasis on 20thC British art.

  6. 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...

  7. Grayshott Pottery

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    Grayshott Pottery and Jolleys Café

    Grayshott

    Working pottery, extensive gift shop and cafe.

  8. The Court House

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    The Court House

    Eastleigh

    SoCo Music Project has been working with Eastleigh Borough Council to develop a vibrant cultural space with a focus on music and visual arts, using a vacant building that previously housed the Eastleigh Magistrates Courts for over 40 years.

  9. Theatre entrance

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    Bedales Arts

    Petersfield

    BEDALES ARTS
    a programme for lively minds

  10. 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.