Interior of Steamship Shieldhall

A brand new experience on Steamship Shieldhall for 2019

New steam experience – a unique opportunity to help raise steam and take Shieldhall out to sea during her programme of summer cruise



Giraffe feeding. Photo by Jason Brown

New woodland created at Marwell Zoo

A new woodland area is being planted at Marwell Zoo as part of a groundbreaking initiative to provide a source of nutritious food for its animals



Exbury Gardens

Exbury Gardens celebrates centenary

Exbury Gardens celebrates centenary in 2019 with unveiling of new ‘secret’ garden & exhibit at RHS Chelsea.



SEE Southampton tour guides shortlisted for Tourism Awards

The enterprising work of SEE Southampton has been recognised by a tourism body, who have shortlisted the organisations ‘Vaults and Vino’ guided walk and wine tasting event for a prestigious tourism award. ‘The Beautiful South’ Awards for Excellence winners are announced at The Grand Hotel Brighton on the evening of 5 December, with SEE Southampton […]



The Mary Rose Anniversary Lectures

The one day event will take place at the Portland Building at the University of Portsmouth on Saturday 13 October and is open to everyone.



Clean Bandit

Photos of CarFest South 2018



UK’s first vegan garden festival to be held at Hampshire nursery

A multi award-winning garden designer, leading horticultural journalist and top plantsmen will be taking part in the UK’s first Vegan Garden Festival at Hook’s Hortus Loci nursery next month. With practical tips on growing and cooking vegan food, the free-to-attend event is aimed at people interested in switching to a plant-only diet, as well as […]



Tickets going fast for Winchester’s free heritage festival

The volunteer festival organisers have been delighted by the incredible response in the lead up to this year’s Winchester Heritage Open Days festival. Eleven events are fully booked, and others are almost fully booked! Local residents and visitors who have not yet had a chance to book still have plenty of events to choose from […]



Ricky Collard makes BTCC debut

Ricky Collard will make his Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship debut at Rockingham (11/12 August) as he substitutes for his dad Rob at Team BMW. He will also race at Knockhill (25/26 August). Rob was involved in high-speed incidents during Races One and Two at Snetterton in July; the second of which meant that […]



Wildlife Weekend with Martin Hughes-Games

28 and 29 July 2018, at the Hawk Conservancy Trust. Coming up during the summer holidays of 2018 is a special weekend event with wildlife TV presenter and naturalist Martin Hughes-Games. Martin is one of the UK’s most popular and respected naturalists and zoologists, best known as one of the presenters of the BBC’s successful live […]