What's On in Hampshire
Hampshire has many festivals and special events. Tall ships, pirate shows, live music and spectacular boats make the annual Southampton Boat Show a day out to remember. Don't miss the acclaimed Farnborough Airshow which takes place every two years. And not forgetting all the exciting local food events happening throughout the year to tickle your taste buds.
For those with a nautical interest, Cowes Week, the world's largest regatta, has been a regular fixture in the Solent every August since 1826 and is a truly magnificent spectacle.
Football fans can watch Premiership matches at Southampton Football Club, League Two matches at Portsmouth Football Club and Hampshire Cricket at the stunning Ageas Bowl (formerly the Rose Bowl, which also plays host to international rock and pop acts).
Motorsport fans can also enjoy a full programme of national car and bike racing at Thruxton, the UK's fastest circuit, near Andover, whilst the world renowned Goodwood Festival of Speed and Revival meetings are held annually in nearby Chichester.
Takes place8th Feb 2014-21st Apr 2014
Mottisfont launches its 2014 exhibition season with the largest display ever mounted of portraits by celebrated Royal photographer Patrick Lichfield, featuring over 50 large format portraits created from the...
Winchester Fashion Week1st Apr 2014-5th Apr 2014
Taking place from 1 - 5 April, 2014 this annual festival of fashion promises to be the largest, liveliest and most significant to date. Further information to be announced.
Takes place25th May 2014-26th May 2014
The countryside event of the southern counties arrives at the grounds of Highclere Castle this May, bringing back family favourites such as the Knights of Middle England and a fantastic entertainment bill that...
Winchester Annual Writers' Festival20th Jun 2014-22nd Jun 2014
60 Speakers giving: 9 Friday Masters’ Courses 32 Saturday Talks 8 Sunday Workshops Over 800 One-to-One Appointments 60 best-selling authors, poets, playwrights, commissioning editors, literary agents...
Winchester Hat Fair4th Jul 2014-6th Jul 2014
Winchester's Hat Fair began in 1974 as a busker's festival and is now Britain's longest running celebration of street arts. The annual festival incorporates outdoor and site specific works, musical events,...
Take Place1st Aug 2014-4th Aug 2014
The outskirts of historic Wickham village provide a picturesque setting for one of the safest and most relaxed festivals of the summer. Enjoy some great live music ... The main Festival site is located in...
Takes place2nd Aug 2014-9th Aug 2014
Since 1826 Cowes Week has played a key part in the British sporting summer calendar and is one of the UK's longest running and most successful sporting events. It now stages up to 40 daily races for around...
Winchester CycleFest17th Aug 2014-17th Aug 2014
• Bring your bike! FREE Family Event! • Enjoy fun cycling activities for all the family - including a mountain bike display! • Have your bike checked by our very own Dr Bike • Try your hand at 'roller...