HAMPSHIRE OPEN STUDIOS
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HAMPSHIRE OPEN STUDIOS

Follow the Hampshire Open Studios art trail A free art trail across more than 290 venues for the visiting public to meet artists in their homes, studios and galleries. If you are not sure where to start, some mini trails have been suggested on the website for each area around the county. There are a…

SUMMER CAMPS/ACTIVITIES FOR ALL THE KIDS TO ENJOY
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SUMMER CAMPS/ACTIVITIES FOR ALL THE KIDS TO ENJOY

SOUTHAMPTON WEST: Southampton Sports Centre, Children’s Pleasure Park. Ski slopes and tennis courts, Golf Course Road, Bassett. Call 07809 151365 Parthian Climbing Southampton, climbing for all ages, Unit E 1, Adanac Drive. Kidz Camps UK – multi-activity courses at Richard Tauntons College, SO15 5RL. Call 02380 000421. Kidzcamps-uk.com Southampton Water Activities Centre, Floating Bridge Rd,…

ST MAURICE’S COVERT MURAL
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ST MAURICE’S COVERT MURAL

Earlier this year, Winchester City Council announced plans to commission an experienced artist to design and deliver an inspiring and vibrant mural at St Maurice’s Covert, between the High Street and the cathedral.Winchester City Council received over 30 submissions and is delighted to announce the shortlist: Sarah HodgkinsSarah set up Charlotte Designs in 2005. The…

DOWNS AND WEALD REVEALED
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DOWNS AND WEALD REVEALED

The inaugural Petersfield Walking Festival will be taking place in 20 – 27 August.Nestled at the foot of the South Downs, where dramatic chalk scarp meets patchwork weald, heavily wooded sandstone hills and colourful open heath, Petersfield is the striking location for this exciting new walking festival. Knowledgeable, volunteer leaders have planned a wide variety…

TEENAGERS ARE WILDLIFE RANGERS AT TESTWOOD LAKES
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TEENAGERS ARE WILDLIFE RANGERS AT TESTWOOD LAKES

Hampshire IOW Wildlife Trust staff and volunteers are once again offering the chance for young people aged 12-18 years to take part in wildlife conservation activities at Testwood Lakes Nature Reserve, Totton. The group had been running for over three years prior to Covid; now it is finally back! Each of the activities the young…

FOLLOW THE HARES OF HAMPSHIRE TRAIL
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FOLLOW THE HARES OF HAMPSHIRE TRAIL

Hares of Hampshire is a spectacular public art event showcasing an exhibition of magnificent hares across Southampton and Winchester. Each giant sculpture will be individually designed and beautifully created, showcasing the wealth of artistic talent the county has to offer, creating a free, fun, family-friendly trail of discovery to find the hares using an interactive…

PRINCE CHARLES SEES LICORICIA NOW IN HER RIGHTFUL PLACE
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PRINCE CHARLES SEES LICORICIA NOW IN HER RIGHTFUL PLACE

Winchester’s important Jewish past has been thrown under the national spotlight after the unveiling of the statue of Licoricia, a prominent member of the city’s 13th century Jewish community. She became a financier to Henry 111 and played a crucial role in the rebuilding of Westminster Abbey. The Prince of Wales viewed the life-sized bronze…

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