THEATRE ROYAL, WINCHESTER (Box Office 01962 840 440) Hello Dolly. August 27-30.


(Box Office 01483 44 00 00) Film Season 2014. Until Saturday.

Double Death. August 26-30.

Twelfth Night (Mill Studio). August 27-30.


(Box Office 0118 960 6060) Starmaker Summer Show, 6pm. Friday.

CORN EXCHANGE, NEWBURY (Box Office 0845 5218 218) Lungs, 7.30pm. Wednesday.

Our Teacher’s a Troll. August 28-30.

NEW VICTORIA THEATRE, WOKING (Box Office 0844 871 7677)      Agatha Christie’s Black Coffee. Until Saturday.

Rock of Ages. August 25-30.

WATERMILL THEATRE, NEWBURY (Box Office: 01635 46044) Calamity Jane. Until September 6.

THE MILL AT SONNING, SONNING EYE, READING (Box Office 0118 969 8000) Last Confessions of a Scallywag. Until September 27.

THE MAYFLOWER, SOUTHAMPTON (Box Office 023 8071 1811) The Lion King. Until September 6.



CarFest South – Laverstoke Park Farm, Overton. (sold out) Friday-Sunday.

Acoustic Live Lounge Sessions – a fantastic line up of local musicians – The Tea Bar, London Street, Basingstoke. Friday.

Old Skool Classics, Friday; R & B + UK G, Saturday, Plush Lounge Bar, Wote Street, Basingstoke.

Daryl Kellie – The Tea Bar London Street, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Funk, Soul & Motown Magic – The Tea Bar, London Street, Basingstoke. Sunday.

Reggae Memories – Jazz Café, Madejski Stadium, Reading. Friday.

King of Pop – starring ‘NAVI’ – The Brook, Southampton. Friday.

Tom Lowman – The Railway, Winchester. Saturday.

Eric Sardinas & Big Motor – The Brook, Southampton. Saturday.

I Found Loving – The Soul Reunion Party – Jazz Café, Madejski Stadium, Reading. Sunday.

Roots Open Mic Night – The Railway, Winchester. Monday.



Bronzes for the World: the Morris Singer Foundry – 10am-4pm, Tuesdays to Saturday’s, The Willis Museum, Basingstoke. Until Saturday.

The Artists Rifles exhibitionSainsbury Gallery, The Willis Museum, Basingstoke. Until September 27.

Dream Weavers by Joanna Rose Tidey – 10.30am-5pm (not Mondays), Whitchurch Silk Mill, Winchester Street, Whitchurch. Until August 31.

Soldiers’ JourneyMilestones Museum, Basingstoke Leisure Park. Until January 11.

The Games We Played – a nostalgic exhibition exploring some of the most popular and less well-known board and card games from the 1920s through to the 1970s – Andover Museum, Church Close, Andover. Until September 13.



Free Kids Cookie Decorating – 10am-noon, Cakeypigg Tearoom, at Cottismore Garden Centre, Newbury Road, Kingsclere. Every Monday and Thursday in August.

The Big Tree Climb – from 11am, The Vyne, Sherborne St John, Basingstoke. Tickets £15. Friday & Saturday.

Trading Card Game Challenge – demonstrations of the Pokemon Trading Card Game and Cardfight Vanguard – 10am-4pm, Waterstone’s, Festival Place, Basingstoke. Friday.

Pond Dip and Bug Hunt Day – pond dipping sessions – 10am, 11am & noon; bug hunting sessions – 2pm, 3pm & 4pm, Nature Discovery Centre, Lower Way, Thatcham. Pre-booking is required. Friday.

Bugs & Butterflies – free event – activities include sweep netting and beating to catch and identify all sorts of insects plus the chance to catch and identify different types of bees. For the children there is a Spot the Butterfly trail and ‘make your own insect’ – 2pm-4pm, Old Down Hall, Kempshott, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Teddy Bears Picnic – noon-3pm, De Vere Venues, Highfield Park, Heckfield, near Hook. Monday.

Inflatable Weekend – Wellington Country Park, Riseley, between Reading and Basingstoke. Saturday-Monday.

Print Design Drop-in Activity – Drop in between 11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm, The Willis Museum, Basingstoke. Costs £1.50 per design. Tuesday.

Dream Catchers Craft Activity – drop-in between 10am and 4pm, South Ham Library, Paddock Road, Basingstoke. Wednesday.

Flowers and Feathers Children’s Crafts – 10.15am, Tadley Library, Mulfords Hill, Tadley. Wednesday.

Story Time – 11am-11.30am, Waterstone’s, Festival Place, Basingstoke. Wednesday.

Inflatable Obstacle Course – 10.30am-11.45am Sports Centre, Festival Place, Basingstoke. August 28.

Manydown Family Fun Maize Maize – 10am- 5.30pm, Scrapps Hill Farm, Worting Road, Basingstoke. Until September 7.

4 Kingdoms Adventure Farm – family fun, from 10am-6.30pm, Newbury Road, Headley. Until November 3.



Swallowfield Show 2014 – opens at 10am, free car park, at Whitehouse Farm, Spencers Wood, Reading. Sunday & Monday.

Car Boot Sale – 8am-1pm, The Vyne Community School, Vyne Road, Basingstoke. Every Saturday & Sunday.

Car Boot Sale – from 12.15pm, Bramley Football Pitch, The Street, Bramley. Sunday.

Giant Car Boot Sale – 8am-1pm, Hillside Nurseries, Alton. Sunday & Monday.

Record & CD Fair – free entry, 10am-4pm, The Lights Theatre, Andover. Saturday.



‘Once Upon a Time’ – a fairytale story through dance! – 2.30pm, The Vyne Community School, Vyne Road, Basingstoke. Friday.

Poppy Picnic/Strawberry Tea – All Saints Church, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Vets4Pets Roadshow – from 11am, The Vyne, Sherborne St John, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Open Air Theatre Production – Much Ado About Nothing Presented by Chapterhouse Theatre Company – from 6.15pm-10.30pm, Gilbert White’s House & Garden And The Oates Collection, Selborne, Alton. Sunday.

Animal Centre Summer Opening – Sparsholt College, Sparsholt, Winchester.