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Hoards: A hidden history of ancient Britain
Brading Roman Villa
29th June – 28th September

Discover buried treasure in an exhibition that focuses on hoarding in ancient Britain. Find out why people hid precious objects in the ground and never retrieved them. The exhibition brings together spectacular finds from the British Museum and Salisbury Museum. Also a display of coins found locally in Island hoards. Brading Roman Villa is open daily from 10am - 5pm (last entry 4pm). To find out more call
01983 406223 or visit

ABBA Revival Night, 1st September, At Stansted Park, Rowlands Castle, Hampshire, PO9 6DX
Love ABBA? Then get ready to dance the night away to your favourite ABBA songs with the UK's No1 Tribute band, ABBA Revival! If you want to, go the whole way and dress up in your best disco outfit and enter the competition to win a case of Champagne for the best dressed ABBA look-a-like. For more information and to buy tickets visit https://www.belevents.co.uk/

Silent Summer Screenings at Anstey Park, Anstey Park, Alton, Hampshire GU34 2RN, Friday, 6th September from 18:30-22:30
Silent Summer Screenings are coming to Anstey Park this summer with live music and a fun-filled movie for you to enjoy. Using wireless headphones for all of the event's sound, turns these evenings into a memorable night of dancing, laughing and singing under the stars.
Live Music Starts: 7:00 pm
Film Start (approx): 8:00 pm
Bohemian Rhapsody rating is 12.
Buy tickets here - www.silentsummerscreenings.com/locations/alton/

Last Night of The Proms, 7th September 7.30 -10.15pm, Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Jermyns Ln, Ampfield, Romsey SO51 0QA.
Bring your picnic and enjoy the fantastic Southampton Concert Orchestra in the return of The Last Night of the Proms to the Gardens. Featuring music by Elgar, Parry, John Williams and many more with all the usual Last Night favourites of Land of Hope and Glory, Rule Britannia and Jerusalem. This open-air classical concert finishes with a firework finale which you will not want to miss! Gates open from 6pm.
Booking is essential - Price: Adult £20.00, Child (2-16yrs) £11.50.

International Autojumble 7th – 8th September,  9.30am – 4.30pm.
The International Autojumble at Beaulieu is a 3 day event being held at the Beaulieu Estate in New Forest.
There are over 2000 stands at this signature Beaulieu event, each one offering all kinds of vintage and classic motoring parts, accessories, literature, tools and clothing. There is something for everyone! For information and tickets visit www.beaulieu.co.uk/events/international-autojumble Beaulieu, National Motor Museum, New Forest, Hampshire SO42 7ZN.

A Taste of Wickham Festival, Sunday, 8th September from 10am – 4pm.
Free Event - Supported by the Southern CO-OP. A Taste of Wickham Festival is back with more stalls than ever selling local produce, food, drinks and crafts, along with fun filled kids activities and cooking demonstrations. Free Parking!

The Gin Festival at Gunwharf Quays 13th – 15th September 2019.
The Gin Festival is back in Gunwharf Quays this September! This fantastic event celebrates some of the worlds best gins, as well as masterclasses and demonstrations! Featuring 2 exclusive gin bars, 1 cocktail bar, Festival gin shop and more!
Ticket Includes -
A free welcome gin
Your own glass to take home
The Gin Festival booklet
For tickets visit www.gunwharf-quays.com/gin-lounge-festival-13th-15th-september

Southampton Boat Show, 13th – 22nd September.
The biggest marine event in the South Coast! Whether you’re an expert or only just finding your sea legs, this fun-filled, action packed show is not to be missed! There will be over 300 boats of all classes, shapes and sizes to see while you stroll around the marina soaking up the stunning surroundings. A great day out for all the family. For tickets visit www.southamptonboatshow.com

Petersfield Write Angle, OPEN MIC + Special Guest - Poetry & Music
The Townhouse, 28 High Street, Petersfield, GU32 3JL
7.15 for 7.30, Entry £6 Tuesday, 17th September.
Maggie Harris (Her "poems dart like hummingbirds: vivid, precise, lyrical, playful and singing with a chorus of voices.") and Open Mic at Petersfield Write Angle

Petersfield Youth Theatre - Presents ‘Singing in the Rain’ - 17th – 21st September.
The Space, 2a Heath Road, Petersfield, GU31 4DU. This September PYT are bringing to the stage an adaptation of one of the greatest musical comedies of all time, Singin’ in the Rain. Filled with a unforgettable songs and dance numbers, PYT are all set to entertain, charm and delight!
Box Office: One Tree Books from Monday 19 August. Online: ticketsource.co.uk/petersfieldyouththeatre

The Ale-ing Fest 2019 - 4th & 5th October, Hayling Community Centre, Station Road, Hayling Island, Hants, PO11 0BH.
A fun filled festival with Real Ales and Ciders, hot food available and live music!
Sessions –
Friday 4th 6.30pm – 11pm
Saturday 5th 12.00 -4pm
Saturday 5th 6.30pm – 11pm
For full details visit: www.ale-ingfest.co.uk or info@ale-ingfest.co.uk

The Kings Theatre - ‘Eric and Ern’ with Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens 5th October.
From the Olivier nominated duo behind the critically acclaimed west end hit Eric & Little Ern! A wonderful show full of Morecambe and Wise’s most loved routines, songs and sketches and of course a musical guest. This wonderful show evokes memories of times when whole families would huddle around the telly to watch those fantastic Christmas specials. You’ll feel you’ve experienced the real thing and been taken back to a world of sunshine and laughter. For tickets www.kingsportsmouth.co.uk

Green Harvest Festival Weekend, Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, SO23 9LS. 5th – 6th October.
A fun weekend in Winchester celebrating Harvest and exploring the current environmental issues facing farmers in Hampshire. You can enjoy farm animals, tractors, Hampshire Fare Market with local produce, along with a big top marquee full of topical displays and speakers, all working towards a sustainable future. Free Event for all the family!

The Nutcracker - At Theatre Royal Winchester - Weds 9th October.
Vienna Festival Ballet proudly presents
The Nutcracker - Be swept away on a magical adventure in one of the most famous classical ballets of all time. Set to Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous score, the traditional tale of The Nutcracker tells the magical story of Clara and her enchanted nutcracker doll. Tickets available at www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Theatre Royal Winchester
Jewry Street
SO23 8SB

Petersfield Write Angle - OPEN MIC + Special Guest - Poetry & Music
The Townhouse, 28 High Street, Petersfield, GU32 3JL
7.15 for 7.30, Entry £6 - Tuesday 15th October.
Greg Harper ("Penetratingly powerful songs, with lyrics that cut hard, wide and deep.") and Open Mic at Petersfield Write Angle

Autumn Steam Gala - The Watercress Line, Alresford, Hampshire - 18th October.
This three day event is a chance to see and ride behind guest engines and the home-fleet locomotives. Enjoy behind the scene tours throughout Ropley workshop & yard and get up close and explore our locomotives under restoration. The Real Ale bar will be available on one of the trains each day and the ‘Queen Mary’ brake van will be available for rides on the freight train. For tickets visit www.watercressline.co.uk

The Great South Run 2019 - Sunday 20th October - Southsea Seafront, Hampshire.
Experience the south coast’s best 10 mile event this October and celebrate everything that's great about Portsmouth! The Great South Run is a flat, fast course along paved routes - which means it's perfect for setting a new personal best. The route will also take runners past some of Portsmouth's best scenery, including the Spinnaker Tower, Southsea Seafront and through Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. For more information visit www.greatrun.org/great-south-run

Fireworks Spectacular at Beaulieu - 26th October 3pm – 9.30pm.
One of the South Coasts biggest firework displays is taking place on 26th October at Beaulieu, choreographed to music with a range of entertainment for the whole family! This year the event is based on the theme ‘Out of this World’ celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Make sure you arrive early to enjoy the live entertainment and fairground rides. It will be a night to remember! Beaulieu,
Brockenhurst, Hampshire.

Pumpkin Carving at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens - 30th – 31st October.
A wonderful event for children this October, carve a pumpkin at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens! Children must be accompanied by an adult. £5 per child (1 pumpkin). Booking is essential – www.hants.gov.uk/thingstodo/hilliergardens. Garden admissions apply.
Jermyn's Lane, Ampfield, Romsey, HAMPSHIRE, SO51 0QA.