Light Up Sir Harold Hiller Gardens at Christmas

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 […]



Sholing Station access improvements

Improvement works started on Monday 2 October at the junction of Station Road and Cranbury Road in Sholing to make accessing Sholing Station in Southampton easier and safer for people walking, wheeling, and cycling. A new zebra crossing will make it easier to cross Station Road to access Sholing Station, linking with a new pedestrian […]



Steam train

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 […]



Equinox Boat Burn at Butser Ancient Farm

Photos of Equinox Boat Burn 2023

Equinox Viking Boat Burn at Butser Ancient Farm. The Saxon and Viking fire festival marked the Autumn Equinox.



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 […]



Glow Marwell 2023

This year’s event features half a million twinkling lights, brand new illuminations, fun photo opportunities and interactive elements with double the magic, double the sparkle and double the fun. View photo gallery Premium nights include an extra sprinkle of magic in the form of two surprise Glow acts that promises to dazzle guests of all […]