Things to do in Hampshire this weekend
14:27 21 February 2017
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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Portsmouth Book Fest - Until Sunday 5 March
From Charles Dickens to HG Wells, Portsmouth has strong literary links. What better way to celebrate, but with modern day popular local authors and exciting events.
Seth Lakeman - Friday 3 March
West country folk singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman’s eighth studio album Ballads of The Broken Few was released in September 2016.
Bound to be a Hoot - Saturday 4 March
The Hawk Conservancy Trust, Sarson Lane, Weyhill, Andover SP11 8DY
Wrap up warm, take a torch and step out in the dark with the owls. Held on Saturday evenings throughout the spring, these enchanting ‘Owls by Moonlight’ events give visitors the opportunity to see the owls really awake and at their best. Expect a magical evening with these beautiful feathered creatures. Plus enjoy a light supper as part of the experience. Numbers are strictly limited, so it’s best to book early to avoid disappointment.
The Big Tree Climbing Company 2017 - Saturday 4 March
The Vyne, Vyne Road, Sherborne St. John
For some outdoor fun, visitors aged six and over can learn to climb a tree in a harness. Visitors aged eight and under can zoom down a zip wire. Step up to the challenge on various dates.
Peter Knight’s Gigspanner - Sunday 5 March
Since his departure from folk-rock pioneers Steeleye Span at the end of 2013, legendary fiddle player Peter Knight has turned his full attention to his trio Gigspanner, and in the process has firmly established their burgeoning reputation as one of the most innovative acts on the folk and roots scene.
Little Pickles Market - Sunday 5 March
Fleming Park Leisure Centre, Eastleigh
A family market with over 30 nearly new tables for hire to sell baby/children’s items.