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Children and family activities

Red House Museum and Gardens
Creative Play Session
11 - 27 February 2020
Join us for child-led, creative play sessions aimed at children aged 2-5. Babies are also welcome. Each session will focus on different materials with a broad animal theme. Dress for mess! The...
Milestones Museum
Space Explorers
15 February - 19 April 2020
Explore over 20 space-related brick models, complete two interactive mission trails, ride a flying saucer* and much more! Opening times: Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00am - 16:45pm, Tuesday - Friday 10...
Milestones Museum
Flying Saucer Workshop
15 February - 19 April 2020
Book a workshop to test pilot a flying saucer. Hover around our test zone and make a mini flying saucer to take home. Please note: Suitable for children aged 5 and over. All children must be...
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Exhibitions

Andover Museum
ARTISTS UNITED
12 October 2019 - 21 March 2020
Exhibition has been extended until Sat 21 March, 2020! Come and see the ARTISTS UNITED free art exhibition by four local artists, John Randall, Paul Whitefield, Lesley Taplin and Angela Harvey. Free...
Allen Gallery
Under Continental Skies
07 December 2019 - 22 February 2020
W H Allen (1863–1943) is best known for his evocative watercolours, chalk and pencil sketches recording the landscapes, traditions and people of West Surrey and North-east Hampshire. But he also...
The Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre
Jake Wood-Evans: Relic
10 January - 29 March 2020
Jake Wood-Evans is a contemporary, classically inspired figurative artist known for his ethereal oil paintings. Taking influence from artists such as J.M.W. Turner, Gainsborough and Romney, Wood-Evans...
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Music

Forest Arts Centre
Jacob and Drinkwater
19 February 2020
UK alt-folk duo Jacob and Drinkwater have been called “stand out new folk” by BBC6 Music and “inventive and thrilling” by R2 Magazine. Jacob's sweeping vocals never fail to captivate, delivering many...
Forest Arts Centre
Kiki Dee and Carmelo Luggeri
22 February 2020
For almost two decades, Kiki and Carmelo have been touring their spellbinding acoustic live show across the UK and Europe. Performing in this stripped back fashion allows each of their exceptional...
Forest Arts Centre
Merseybeats & New Amen Corner @ Highcliffe Sports & Social Club
28 February 2020
A fantastic double bill from two of the most exciting 60's groups on the circuit... The Merseybeats can only be described as one of the most powerful and exciting acts performing live music, they...
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Theatre

Forest Arts Centre
Ladykiller
6 March 2020
The Thelmas and House present Ladykiller by Madeline Gould Directed by Madelaine Moore A hotel room, a maid and a dead woman. It’s not what it looks like, really, it’s not. It was self-defence… and...
Forest Arts Centre
In Loyal Company
14 March 2020
The Edinburgh 2018 and 2019 sell out is coming to Forest Arts Centre... In Loyal Company is the incredible true story of missing World War II soldier and prisoner of war, Arthur Robinson, written and...
Forest Arts Centre
Bleak House
18 March 2020
Presented by The Pantaloons Theatre Company... Join The "brilliant" (Telegraph), "inimitable" (Guardian) and "wholly charming" (Times) Pantaloons for a fog-filled adventure in Victorian London with...
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Comedy

Ashcroft Arts Centre
Sofie Hagen: The Bumswing
20 February 2020
One of British comedy's most exciting talents (although she's Danish) , winner of the prestigious Edinburgh Best Newcomer Award, a cult podcaster, and now the author of the hugely successful book...
Forest Arts Centre
Sofie Hagen: The Bumswing
21 February 2020
One of British comedy's most exciting talents (although she's Danish) , winner of the prestigious Edinburgh Best Newcomer Award, a cult podcaster, and now the author of the hugely successful book...
West End Centre
Ahir Shah: Dots
27 February 2020
Nominated for Best Show at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards in 2017 and 2018 , Ahir Shah is on tour again with his new stand-up show DOTS . Featuring Shah's signature blend of philosophical inquiry,...
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Things to do in Winchester

Winchester City Museum
Making the Past: Anglo-Saxon & Norman Shields
19 February 2020
Join us at Winchester City Museum to make your own small-scale replica Anglo-Saxon or Norman Shield. This drop in family activity runs between 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm. There's no need to book, but there...
Winchester City Museum
Making the Past: Victorian Games
21 February 2020
Join us at Winchester City Museum to create your own Victorian era themed games. This drop-in family activity runs between 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm. There's no need to book, but there are limited...
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Half Term Activities

Curtis Museum
Dinosaur Trail
15 - 22 February 2020
Explore the museum and find the dinosaurs hidden in our displays! Free family activity. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Donations welcome.
Milestones Museum
Space Explorers
15 February - 19 April 2020
Explore over 20 space-related brick models, complete two interactive mission trails, ride a flying saucer* and much more! Opening times: Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00am - 16:45pm, Tuesday - Friday 10...
Allen Gallery
Half Term Family Trail
15 - 22 February 2020
Explore the gallery by finding everything in our fun family spotter trail! Free half term activity. Donations welcome. Suitable for all ages. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
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Classes

Forest Arts Centre
Life Drawing (Spring 2020)
10 February 2020
24 February 2020
2 March 2020
9 March 2020
16 March 2020
23 March 2020
30 March 2020
An untutored and informal life drawing group within a relaxed atmosphere. Please bring your own materials and drawing board, easels are available if required. You might also like...new for 2020: Art...
Forest Arts Centre
Parkinson's Dance (Spring 2020)
10 February 2020
24 February 2020
2 March 2020
9 March 2020
16 March 2020
23 March 2020
30 March 2020
The Parkinson’s Dance class provides a creative, fun and social space where dance sparks imaginations, nurtures expression and empowers our bodies and minds to move and invent as the individuals we...
Forest Arts Centre
Forest Arts Beading Club (Spring 2020)
11 February 2020
25 February 2020
10 March 2020
24 March 2020
An informal beading session with local beaders, learn some new skills and meet new people. Hot drink included! Every-other Tuesday Every-other Tuesday we meet to have a natter with needles, beads and...
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Workshops

Forest Arts Centre
Art Appreciation - Exploring Art
19 February 2020
11 March 2020
15 Jan/19 Feb and 11 March 2pm-4pm £4 a session Join a group of like-minded people to meet, discuss and examine various aspects of art, artists and art periods. The first session held on 15 January...
Gosport Gallery
Stone Age Survival
20 February 2020
20 February 2020
Take on our challenges and see if you would have survived living in the Stone Age in this special workshop. Book via Gosport Gallery - call 023 0387 7840 . Suitable for ages 6+. Children over 8 can be...
Forest Arts Centre
Painting without Brushes
21 February 2020
Paint your own tree-scape on canvas. Working from a photograph of a glorious spring forest, you will recreate the forest using the art movement Impressionism as an inspiration. Experiment with...
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Things to do in Hampshire

Red House Museum and Gardens
Creative Play Session
11 - 27 February 2020
Join us for child-led, creative play sessions aimed at children aged 2-5. Babies are also welcome. Each session will focus on different materials with a broad animal theme. Dress for mess! The...
Milestones Museum
Space Explorers
15 February - 19 April 2020
Explore over 20 space-related brick models, complete two interactive mission trails, ride a flying saucer* and much more! Opening times: Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00am - 16:45pm, Tuesday - Friday 10...
Milestones Museum
Flying Saucer Workshop
15 February - 19 April 2020
Book a workshop to test pilot a flying saucer. Hover around our test zone and make a mini flying saucer to take home. Please note: Suitable for children aged 5 and over. All children must be...
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Summer

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Health & wellbeing

Red House Museum and Gardens
Free Dementia-Friendly Creative Sessions
14 January 2020
28 January 2020
11 February 2020
25 February 2020
Free, relaxed making activity sessions designed with the wellbeing and enjoyment of people with dementia and their carers in mind. Enjoy the opportunity to try out different techniques, such as...
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Dementia friendly

Red House Museum and Gardens
Tuesday Stroll: Dementia-Friendly Heritage Health Walks
22 October 2019
12 November 2019
26 November 2019
10 December 2019
14 January 2020
28 January 2020
11 February 2020
25 February 2020
10 March 2020
24 March 2020
Free dementia-friendly walks open to all. Taking place every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 10.30am start, meeting at the Red House Museum. These gentle walks start and finish at the Red...
Red House Museum and Gardens
Free Dementia-Friendly Creative Sessions
14 January 2020
28 January 2020
11 February 2020
25 February 2020
Free, relaxed making activity sessions designed with the wellbeing and enjoyment of people with dementia and their carers in mind. Enjoy the opportunity to try out different techniques, such as...
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Easter

Red House Museum and Gardens
Dinosaur Easter Egg Hunt
06 - 17 April 2020
Our friendly dinosaurs have hidden their eggs around the museum and garden, and it's up to you to find them all before they hatch! Your prize for finding them all is a chocolate egg to take home. No...
Winchester City Museum
Arty Crafts at City Museum
6 April 2020
7 April 2020
8 April 2020
9 April 2020
10 April 2020
13 April 2020
14 April 2020
15 April 2020
16 April 2020
17 April 2020
Make a different arty craft each weekday at Winchester City Museum This drop-in family activity runs between 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm. There's no need to book, but there are limited resources and...
Red House Museum and Gardens
Museum Make: Easter Trees
7 April 2020
Make your own decorative Easter Tree to take away. Sessions begin at 10.30am, 12pm and 2pm and last for approximately one hour. Booking required. Activity may take place in room only accessible via...
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