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Alexandra Burke in The Bodyguard (Photograph of West End production) - Photo by Paul Coltas

10 things to do this February in Hampshire

We’ve scoured the county to bring you the top events taking place this month

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Hampshire Life February 2015 - buyamag.co.uk/hampshire

Things to do in Hampshire this weekend

Great things to do in Hampshire this weekend: art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas.

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Joa Studholme in Lyndhurst - lunch with Britain’s Queen of Colour

With crafty use of colour, Joa Studholme can make a boxroom look palatial. She is a magician with paint!

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Basingstoke Canal

12 reasons to love Valentine’s Day in Hampshire

This February 14th use your imagination and discover what Hampshire holds for the most romantic Valentine’s Day ever

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Events and things to do in Hampshire - January 2015

We’ve scoured the county to bring you the top events taking place this month

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Holidays

Every room onboard the Seven Seas Mariner has its own balcony

Riding the waves in style on a Mediterranean cruise

How lovely it is to be proved wrong! After years of enjoying cruising holidays, my husband and I thought that we had well and truly exhausted the concept.

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Discover Out & About

Soak up the stunning views from Lepe Country Park

Things to do along Hampshire’s coastline

Enjoy a day out at one of the many coastal attractions in Hampshire.

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Blashford Lakes is a bustling centre for wildlife. Image: Peter Hutchings

Five of the best nature reserves in Hampshire

Discover the great outdoors throughout the year with our selection of nature reserves located across Hampshire.

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A Twitcher's Haven

A Twitcher’s Haven

One of the highlights of living in Hampshire is discovering all sorts of hidden delights right on our doorstep and Titchfield Haven National Nature Reserve is a shining example.

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Mid-Hants Railway Watercress Line

Mid-Hants Railway Watercress Line

Let off steam at this living history railway! Experience the nostalgic sights, sounds and smells of steam as you travel through 10 miles of beautiful Hampshire countryside.

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Linger in Lockerley

Linger in Lockerley

You maybe familiar with the nearby town of Romsey, but what do you know about Lockerley?

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Out & About Showcase

Celebrity chef James Martin will be headling the Food and Wine Raceday

James Martin headlines Ascot’s Festival of Food and Wine Raceday

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Combine food and wine from around the world with a memorable day of racing at Ascot’s Festival of Food and Wine Raceday on Saturday 6th September.

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A team of 10 acrobats form the shape of a racehorse crossing the winning post ridden by Stefanie Hofer to celebrate Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascot Racecourse. Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images.

Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascot Racecourse

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Acrobats form 6ft human racehorse to mark the annual team race at Ascot.

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What do visitors love about Hampshire?

Holidaycottages.co.uk look to develop its Hampshire property portfolio to meet tourist demand

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Places

New wine bar in Fleet - Cellar Magneval Wine Bar Café and Caveau

A touch of sophistication has arrived in Fleet this year with the opening of Cellar Magneval Wine Bar Café and Caveau.

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Ice rink Skating under the shadow of the Cathedral

Winter in Hampshire - things to do, photography and walks to enjoy

A collection of walks, places to visit, events and photography for you to enjoy throughout the winter months in Hampshire

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Hampshire film locations

Ever wondered where your favourite movie or scene is filmed? Here we summarise those that might be closer than you think

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Rugby clubs in Hampshire - where to watch

In 2015, the Rugby World Cup heads to England and Wales. Here’s where you can take in some Hampshire rugby in the run-up to the big tournament.

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Hamble's iconic pink ferries

Things to do in Hamble - places to eat, where to stay and more

Five miles south east of Southampton lies the chocolate-box village of Hamble. Not just a top haunt for sailors, it’s also the perfect place to soak up shorefront views, cosy up in ancient pubs or ponder seaside-inspired artwork in cool galleries

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Wildlife

By protecting wildlife habitats, we can ensure our local species have a home for the future: Photo by Andrew Whitmarsh

How you can help save wildlife in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

With the decline of wildlife species across the UK happening at an alarming rate, Kizzie Henderson from the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust tells how we can all act now to save our natural world

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Testwood Lakes - photo by Peter Hutchings

How turning off a tap can help save the lakes and rivers of Hampshire

As you turn on the tap each day to fill the kettle or settle in for a long soak in the bath, how often do you question where our water comes from? The Wildlife Trust’s Kizzie Henderson tells how, by turning off the tap, you can save Hampshire’s lakes and rivers

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The main MCZs that need our help

How you can help preserve the shores of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

The Wildlife Trust works tirelessly to protect our local and well-loved species inland, but what about those out on our beloved coastline? Kizzie Henderson explains why your help is needed to preserve the shores of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

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Alaskan Bald Eagle - photo by Sue Heath

Stunning birds of prey to be seen in the New Forest

Hidden deep within The New Forest, Liberty’s Owl, Raptor and Reptile Centre is ready to delight with its collection of stunning birds of prey

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Iain Curry

CLA Chairman on why we need to protect farmland birds

Iain Curry, CLA Chairman urges farmers to protect our farmland birds

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Walks

Looking south across Fleet Pond © Steve Davison

Fleet Pond walk - Hampshire walks

Steve Davison heads to Fleet Pond in the north eastern corner of Hampshire for a breath of fresh air after the festive period

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The thatch-roofed cricket clubhouse viewed from Bolton’s Bench, Lyndhurst © Steve Davison

New Forest walk - winter stroll around Lyndhurst

Burn off your Christmas feasts and take in the beauty of the New Forest on a walk around Lyndhurst

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Gifts for walkers

Gifts for walkers and people on the go

Inspire ramblers and hikers to get up and go with our favourite Christmas presents for people who love the outdoors.

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Looking north across the rolling countryside of the North Wessex Downs © Steve Davison

Hampshire walk around Hurstbourne Tarrant

Steve Davison heads for the rolling countryside of the North Wessex Downs for an easy walk at Hurstbourne Tarrant

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The Ox Drove an old cattle droving route makes for fairly easy walking © Steve Davison

Hampshire walk - the villages of Upper and Lower Wield

Steve Davison leads the way on a walk through the neighbouring villages of Upper and Lower Wield

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