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Children and family activities

Milestones Museum
We'll Meet Again
23 July - 08 September 2019
Experience life on the home front in WWII from the Blitz through to VE day at Milestones this summer. This family-friendly, immersive exhibition allows each visitor to follow their own journey through...
Red House Museum and Gardens
Dinosaurium: Creatures Re-imagined
26 July - 31 August 2019
This exhibition looks at the long history of our relationship with dinosaurs; from remains found in the Gobi desert that gave birth to a mythical winged beast, to the creatures brought to life in...
Westbury Manor Museum
Westbury Wednesday Crafty Fun and Family Fun Fridays
31 July - 04 September 2019
Join us at Westbury Manor Museum this school holidays for a host of fun family activities! Wednesday 24 July: Surviving The Stone Age - Cave Painting – take part in a community cave painting and make...
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Exhibitions

Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery
I Grew Up 80s
22 June - 14 September 2019
Dust down your Rubik's Cube™ and grab your legwarmers for a warp-speed trip back to the 80s! The fantastic new exhibition I Grew Up 80s at the Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery will give an entire...
Eastleigh Museum
Ford Transition Exhibition
29 June - 20 September 2019
Planes, helicopters and the iconic Transit van – one small site in Southampton produced them all. Now the factory is gone, and in its place, vast, high-tech warehouses prepare goods for shipping all...
City Space, Winchester Discovery Centre
Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: A Different View
05 July - 29 September 2019
Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: A Different View makes its UK premiere in Winchester, England's ancient capital, this summer. The exhibition will be on show at three venues across the city: City Space...
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Music

Forest Arts Centre
Green Room Live: Tinderbox, Rob Jessep, Coosticks
22 August 2019
A summer of fantastic music from some of the best musicians living locally. There's an amazing line-up each week, with some new performers to Forest Arts who are already making their name in the music...
Forest Arts Centre
Green Room Live: Chris Hopgood, Cheese & Weasals, Carley Varley
29 August 2019
A summer of fantastic music from some of the best musicians living locally. There's an amazing line-up each week, with some new performers to Forest Arts who are already making their name in the music...
Forest Arts Centre
Road Not Taken
8 September 2019
Playing their unique brand of melancholy songs and tunes, Road Not Taken are starting to make waves on the UK folk scene. From humble beginnings in 2014, after coming together to perform at Downend...
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Theatre

Basing House
Wuthering Heights
1 September 2019
Pack a picnic, bring your chairs and prepare for an evening of entertainment under the stars in the magnificent gardens of Basing House. Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the wild and...
West End Centre
In Loyal Company
18 September 2019
In Loyal Company is the incredible true story of missing World War II soldier and prisoner of war, Arthur Robinson, written and performed by his great-nephew, David William Bryan. May 1941. Hitler’s...
Ashcroft Arts Centre
Orlando
25 September 2019
From Dyad Productions, the creators of Jane Eyre: An Autobiography , Christmas Gothic, Dalloway , I, Elizabeth, Female Gothic, The Time Machine and Austen’s Women . Orlando: Who is she? Who is he? Who...
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Comedy

West End Centre
Hecklers Comedy Club Autumn 2019
12 September 2019
10 October 2019
14 November 2019
12 December 2019
Grab your mates and get the drinks in...Hecklers Comedy Club is back with a BANG on Thursday 12 September with... Ivo Graham Apologetic Eton and Oxford alumnus Ivo Graham started stand-up in 2009 at...
Ashcroft Arts Centre
Jonny and The Baptists Love Fareham and Hate Bastards.
19 September 2019
"We live in a divided world, and we want to cross that divide. But how can we be popular now ‘populist’ means ‘I’m a sh*t’? Answer: WE LOVE EVERYONE. Oh, except bastards. Everyone hates bastards,...
West End Centre
Andy Parsons: Work in Progress
20 September 2019
"It was the 24th June 2016 and I found myself in a supermarket contemplating a meal deal. I only wanted a sandwich and I only needed a sandwich but given that I could get a snack and a drink for only...
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Things to do in Winchester

City Space, Winchester Discovery Centre
Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: A Different View
05 July - 29 September 2019
Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: A Different View makes its UK premiere in Winchester, England's ancient capital, this summer. The exhibition will be on show at three venues across the city: City Space...
The Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre
Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: A Different View
05 July - 29 September 2019
Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: A Different View makes its UK premiere in Winchester, England's ancient capital, this summer. The exhibition will be on show at three venues across the city: City Space...
Winchester City Museum
Anglo-Saxon Badge Making
23 August 2019
Be inspired by the amazing Anglo-Saxon artefacts in Winchester City Museum and create your very own Anglo-Saxon themed button badge. This drop-in family activity runs between 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm....
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Half Term Activities

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Classes

Forest Arts Centre
Autumn 19 - Tutored Life Drawing (Taster)
9 September 2019
Immerse yourself in a tutor-led session, focusing on shape, space, light and rhythm to get to grips with the basics of this classic drawing skill, exploring a wide range of materials and scales. Tutor...
West End Centre
English for Speakers of Other Languages Autumn 19
9 September 2019
English For Speakers of Other Languages Monday 9th September - 9th December 2019 10.15am - 12.15pm (no class 28th October) A relaxed, friendly class to help you speak more confidently, improve your...
Forest Arts Centre
Autumn 19 - Life Drawing (Taster)
9 September 2019
9 Sep - 9 Dec (no sessions w/c 28 October) An untutored and informal life drawing group with a group of 5 life models, which rotate on a weekly basis. This is class is relaxed and friendly, perfect...
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Workshops

Gosport Gallery
Connect with K'nex
22 August 2019
What can you make with K'nex? Take on a K'nex challenge to create a robot or moving machine. What can it do? How does it move? Let your imagination create something useful for the future! Children...
Forest Arts Centre
Song in a Day
31 August 2019
What does it mean to be heard? To have a voice? What do you want to shout about, be it joyous, ridiculous or painful? Within this workshop we will be channelling our creative flow to collectively...
West End Centre
Pottery for Teens
7 September 2019
5 October 2019
9 November 2019
7 December 2019
Saturday's 7 September, 5 October, 9 November & 7 December 10:30am - 12:30pm Our well-equipped pottery studio is the perfect place to explore working with clay. Follow set projects or make your own....
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Things to do in Hampshire

Milestones Museum
We'll Meet Again
23 July - 08 September 2019
Experience life on the home front in WWII from the Blitz through to VE day at Milestones this summer. This family-friendly, immersive exhibition allows each visitor to follow their own journey through...
Red House Museum and Gardens
Dinosaurium: Creatures Re-imagined
26 July - 31 August 2019
This exhibition looks at the long history of our relationship with dinosaurs; from remains found in the Gobi desert that gave birth to a mythical winged beast, to the creatures brought to life in...
Westbury Manor Museum
Westbury Wednesday Crafty Fun and Family Fun Fridays
31 July - 04 September 2019
Join us at Westbury Manor Museum this school holidays for a host of fun family activities! Wednesday 24 July: Surviving The Stone Age - Cave Painting – take part in a community cave painting and make...
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Summer

Andover Museum
Asking Andover: Community - Workshops - Events
27 April - 31 August 2019
Asking Andover is an exciting new project, supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund in conjunction with Hampshire Cultural Trust, Chapel Arts Studios and Test Valley Arts Foundation. Over the...
Andover Museum
Your Living History Poem Activity
18 June - 28 August 2019
Bring history alive with words and pictures by taking part in our 'Your Living History Poem' activity to celebrate National Poetry Day. Write a poem inspired by any object in Andover Museum's...
Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery
I Grew Up 80s
22 June - 14 September 2019
Dust down your Rubik's Cube™ and grab your legwarmers for a warp-speed trip back to the 80s! The fantastic new exhibition I Grew Up 80s at the Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery will give an entire...
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