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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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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
©National Trust Images/John Millar

We’ve scoured the county to bring you the top events taking place this month. Compiled by Charlotte Tomlinson-White

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Monday, March 30, 2015

Including a Charity Auction in aid of Home-Start UK

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Monday, March 16, 2015
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T.H. Burroughs Family Butchers delightful ‘Sausage making evening’ is back at The Good Life on Wednesday 25 March and Manydown Farm Shop on Friday 27 March.

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Monday, March 9, 2015
David Gower

On Friday 15 May at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton you can hear cricket legend and former England captain David Gower in conversation with BBC South Today’s Sally Taylor MBE.

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Holidays

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Overlooking the magical Watergate Bay in Cornwall

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Every room onboard the Seven Seas Mariner has its own balcony

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

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

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

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Blashford Lakes is a bustling centre for wildlife. Image: Peter Hutchings

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

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Monday, March 24, 2014
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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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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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Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Linger in Lockerley

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

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Places

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Whether you punish the quads in a gruelling 530 stair climb or kayak around Hayling Island – 2015 is the year to drag yourself off of the sofa and sign up for one of the county’s top sporting challenges

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Bursledon Windmill

It’s been a local landmark for 200 years and now Bursledon’s famous windmill has been restored to its former glory. Viv Micklefield speaks to some of those passionate about saving this county treasure

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Monday, April 20, 2015
Robert Downey Jr. arrives at the premiere of Iron Man 3 (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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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Monday, April 20, 2015
There is a rich architectural mix down Bridge Street

Wickham is a picturesque village that offers great places to eat, drink and be entertained, but what is it like to live there? Emma Caulton finds out on a recent trip

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
© Lighttrapper Photography

Lazing by the river at The Greyhound on the Test in Stockbridge

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Wildlife

Monday, April 13, 2015

Immersed beneath its surface, The Solent is harbouring an underwater rainforest and it needs our protection. Laura Drake from the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust explains how we can do more to save this vitally important habitat

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Find out how to spot one of the county’s most fascinating birds, the Nightjar, or ‘Goatsucker’ as it used to be known, with Outdoor Ranger Laura Baker

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Hoverflies are key pollinators

With the county’s pollen loving species in decline, Kizzie Henderson from the Wildlife Trust explains how acting now can help to save our plants, flowers and most importantly, our crops for future generations to come

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
By protecting wildlife habitats, we can ensure our local species have a home for the future: Photo by Andrew Whitmarsh

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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Monday, January 12, 2015
Testwood Lakes - photo by Peter Hutchings

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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Walks

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Looking east back towards Upton © Steve Davison

Steve Davison heads to the North Hampshire Downs for a peaceful walk with some lovely views and a pub

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Take a seat and admire the views of the River Hamble between Point 3 and 4 © Steve Davison

Our walk this month, a figure-of-eight stroll which can easily be split into two shorter walks if required, is based at historic Botley and follows parts of the Strawberry Trail - a 15-mile route that weaves its way through an area that was once well-known for the sweet, red fruits.

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Monday, January 26, 2015
Looking south across Fleet Pond © Steve Davison

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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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The thatch-roofed cricket clubhouse viewed from Bolton’s Bench, Lyndhurst © Steve Davison

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

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Sunday, November 30, 2014
Gifts for walkers

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

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