What's On 24th August - 7th September
We’re not sure about you, but we can’t believe it’s the end of August. Soon the kids will be back at school and normality will return for many of us. Then, dare we say it, – the count down will be on for the ‘C’ word as the nights start to draw in again. But that’s enough of that! We’re holding on to these last few balmy evenings and for the next few weeks, Winchester has a little summer somethin’ for everyone.
BRICKOSAURUS! Bonanza Weekend
31 Aug – 1 Sept
Give the kids one last summer hoorah before the Back-To-School-Itis kicks in, The spectacular interactive expedition created with more than two million LEGO® brick’s at Marwell Zoo is coming to a close on the 1st of September, but it certainly isn’t going quietly as the park gets ready to celebrate with BRICKOSAURUS! Expect all the usual highlights, but throw in a dino fancy dress procession, an up-close encounter with the resident triceratops and T Rex, and pre-historic face paint fun. If you have a dinosaur fanatic at home, you won’t want to miss it.
Derailed at The Railway Live
Join our friends over at The Railway Live on Saturday afternoon for Derailed; A family friendly afternoon of love music, theatre and poetry in the garden! They’ll be serving us 3 different types of cocktail and stone baked pizza from their outside bar and kitchen too! When the sun goes dow, the fun will move inside to their main stage, Platform 1, until 1am.
Metal Stamping Workshop by Tumble & Rose
If you’re a lover of eco-friendly and ethically sourced jewellery, then you’ll love this workshop at The Sorting Office, Eastleigh with up and coming craft blogger Helen at @tumbleandrose.
Learn how to design and make your very own beautiful stamped sterling silver bar necklace at this dynamic workshop. Helen will teach you the basics of metal stamping and finishing on your practice design, before putting your new skills to task on your own beautiful necklace. All materials are included in the price, as well as unlimited tea, coffee and biscuits. (Mmm, biscuits…)
Michael: Starring Ben
Live at The Guildhall, Michael starring Ben is is the latest smash hit theatre production from renowned producer James baker and features the UK’s ultimate Michael Jackson tribute star, Ben Bowman. With an incredible live band, stunning costumes and iconic dance routines the show promises to deliver the most authentic, lively and powerful re-creation of the iconic superstar that audiences will see anywhere.
Top Gun by Moonlight
Take the cinema into the scenery and join the team at Lainston House for an audience with Mr Cruise. Bring the family, a loved one or your wingman and gaze at the stars (on screen or from above!) and dine out on a delicious three-course dinner and complimentary popcorn in the grounds of this stunning Exclusive Collection Hotel.
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