Things to do in Hampshire this weekend
PUBLISHED: 14:38 25 April 2017 | UPDATED: 14:38 25 April 2017
Great things to do in Hampshire this weekend: art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas.
Details of events correct at time of publishing.
Winchester Fashion Week - Until Saturday 29 April
A Winchester event calendar highlight, the week will be packed full of masterclasses, finishing with the Grand Finale Catwalk Display.
Tasting Menu Evening - Friday 28 April
Keats Restaurant, Ampfield, Romsey
Executive Chef and owner Martin Aslin of Keats Restaurant, Ampfield, Romsey, will host a nine-course Tasting Menu evening. It will showcase new and established local providers, with equal measures of fish, meat, vegetables and fruit. Dishes such as beetroot macaroons with creamed goats cheese, pan fried curry spiced monkfish, roasted cauliflower, pak choi & coriander, carpaccio of beef, treviso, walnuts and gorgonzola and St Clements sorbet are all set to feature.
Tea and Austen - Until Sunday 30 April
Langrish House, Langrish, Petersfield GU32 1RN
Set within 14 acres of rolling Hampshire countryside, 11 miles from her home in Chawton, it is perfectly possible the author herself could have taken tea at Langrish House. As part of the Austen 200 event, savour a full afternoon tea with delicious sandwiches and sumptuous sweet treats, plus a complimentary glass of Prosecco as well as some quotes from Jane’s greatest novels. Quote ‘Jane Austen Tea’ when booking.
Just for Laughs - Saturday 29 April
The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, SO30 4EJ
Join Dr Phil Hammond, NHS doctor, BBC broadcaster, Private Eye journalist and whistle-blowing comic, as he combines both of his sell-out Edinburgh fringe shows in what promises to be an unforgettable evening of laughter. With adult themes and language, expect comedy for grown – ups only. Laugh, sort your life out, stay sane, plan your death and save the NHS, and all in only 90 minutes.
Open Garden - Sunday 30 April
The Cottage, Chandler’s Ford
¾ acre. Azaleas, bog garden, camellias, dogwoods, erythroniums, free-range bantams, geraniums, hostas, irises, jasmines, kitchen garden, landscaping began in 1950, maintained by owners, new planting, osmunda, ponds, quiz for children, rhododendrons, sun and shade, trilliums, unusual plants, viburnums, wildlife areas, exuberant foliage, yr-round interest, zantedeschia.
Hampshire Country Fair - Sunday 30 April and Monday 1 May
Netley Marsh Showground SO40 7GY
With three main arenas, supported by a host of smaller country sports arenas and workshops and the very best in countryside activities and entertainment.