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New Forest community groups design garden for BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair

New Forest residents are to benefit from a new community garden designed by local groups for BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair. The garden has been designed and built by home-schooled children in Bramshaw and adult participants of Solent Mind, in collaboration with local award-winning designer Leigh Johnstone. It will be on display at BBC Gardeners’ […]



Sparsholt College launches RHS Chelsea 2024 entry

Sparsholt College has teamed up with The Colegrave Seabrook Foundation to create Sparsholt’s 2024 RHS Chelsea Flower Show Discovery entry ‘Plants, Routes & Branches’. They celebrated the launch of the garden with a morning unveiling the design joined by Sparsholt College Alumni and Industry Professionals. Visitors gathered at the college’s Hampshire Rural Business Centre to […]



BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair returns to Beaulieu for 2024

Fans of the great outdoors can look forward to a spectacular celebration of spring plants, gardens and gardening over the first weekend in May (Friday 3 – Sunday 5 May 2024) when the BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair returns to Beaulieu in the beautiful New Forest. Whether you’re an experienced grower, a complete gardening beginner […]



Fire the imagination at Light Up Sir Harold Hillier Gardens At Christmas

University of Southampton scientists will be on hand to help fire the creative imaginations of the next generation of physicists as an awe-inspiring light art trail is being made ready to Light Up Sir Harold Hillier Gardens At Christmas. Following the success of last year’s inaugural light trail, the award-winning visitor experience is again opening […]



Portsmouth’s SEND families invited to attend Local Offer Live in Cosham

An event to support parents and carers who have children up to the age of 25 years old with specialist needs are invited to attend Portsmouth SEND Local Offer Live at Cosham Community Centre on Thursday 9 November from 10:30am – 2:30pm. The event brings together health professionals and community groups that support families in […]



Light Up Sir Harold Hillier Gardens at Christmas 2023

After a stunning transformation last year, the world-famous Sir Harold Hillier Gardens in Romsey are set to shine even brighter this Christmas with a brand-new outdoor light trail opening on Thursday 30 November. View photos of Light Up Sir Harold Hillier Gardens 2022 Once again, the much-loved visitor attraction throws open its gates after dark […]



Christmas Lantern Procession set to launch the Watercress Line’s spectacular festive season

Join the spectacular Christmas lantern procession in Alresford on 24 November. The Watercress Line is set to launch its festive season on Friday 24 November with a Christmas lantern procession through the streets of Alresford which should be a truly spectacular event for all the community. Schools, scouts, churches, families, local businesses and care homes […]



Armistice and Remembrance events in Portsmouth 2023

Portsmouth residents are being invited to a series of Armistice and Remembrance events, held to remember the service and sacrifice of all those that have defended our freedoms and protected our way of life. The events are all open to the public to attend: Armistice Day Service Saturday 11 November at the WW1 memorial, Guildhall […]



Jump on board for the Watercress Line’s Autumn Steam Gala

Enjoy unlimited rides behind a range of stunning steam engines through glorious Hampshire countryside at the Watercress Line’s Autumn Steam Gala. The three-day event, from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 October, has a ‘branch line’ theme and will give visitors the chance to ride behind visiting and home-fleet locomotives. They can also discover exciting restoration […]



Explore Eastney Beam Engine House this autumn

Eastney Beam Engine House is inviting visitors to explore this powerhouse of Victorian engineering and uncover its history at a series of free family-friendly events this autumn. Built in the 1880s, Eastney Beam Engine House on Henderson Road was designed to improve Portsmouth’s sewage system. Now part of Portsmouth Museums, visitors can get up close […]