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Winchester Cathedral Ice Rink

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Winchester Cathedral Ice Rink

20/11/14-04/01/15

Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market

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Open

20/11/14-21/12/14

Christmas Wonderland at Paultons Park

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Takes place

29/11/14-30/11/14

Takes place

05/12/14-08/12/14

Takes place

12/12/14-15/12/14

Takes place

19/12/14-23/12/14

Christmas at Marwell...be enchanted

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Christmas at Marwell...be enchanted

22/11/14-24/12/14

Winchester Hat Fair 2015

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Winchester Hat Fair

03/07/15-05/07/15

Arts & 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.

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. 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!

  2. aspex cafe

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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.

  3. The Court House

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    The Court House

    Eastleigh

    An exciting creative space for community engagement. Located in the Old Magistrates Court. Regular events, workshops and creative collaboration.

  4. Rum's Eg

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    Rum's Eg

    Romsey

    We are a stylish and friendly Art & Craft gallery and cafe in Romsey featuring work by Hampshire based and Hampshire-associated artists and crafts-people.

  5. 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'.

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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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  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.
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  10. Theatre entrance

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    Bedales Arts

    Petersfield

    BEDALES ARTS
    a programme for lively minds