What’s On in February

There’s always something for everyone going on in the Hampshire area and with the half term holidays starting, there’s plenty to entertain the kids as well. For more of what’s on over half term, take a look at our recent blog.

Mystery at Fort Nelson
Junior detectives are needed to solve the ‘Mystery of the missing money’ at Fort Nelson this half term. Young visitors are being asked to help investigate who stole the garrison’s wages between Saturday 11 February 2023 to Sunday 19 February. Find out more…

Hands on Half Term at Beaulieu
Get hands-on with gadgets at Beaulieu this February half-term! From the 11th to 19th February, enjoy a day out at Beaulieu for the chance to discover incredible devices and amazing inventions while you explore the attraction. Find out more…

Palace House, Beaulieu, Hampshire
Palace House, Beaulieu, Hampshire

Snowdrop Weekend at Gilbert White’s House
Visit Gilbert White’s House for their annual celebration of the snowdrop! For one weekend only enjoy half price entry to enjoy the coming of Spring. The gardeners will be giving tours of the garden at 12pm & 2pm each day. Find out more…
11th & 12th February

Tenors Un Limited at the Theatre Royal Winchester
Make a date with Tenors Un Limited as the number one selling classical vocal trio thrill with their uplifting show ‘That’s Amoré’. Let the trio take you on a journey through some of the best loved songs of the last century, made famous by other ‘icons of song’, such as Pavarotti, Lanza, Sting, Bublé and Freddie Mercury. Find out more…
22nd February

February Tasting Menu at Sky Park Deer Farm
Pick from a five or eight-course tasting dinner that showcases The Grazing Room’s chefs and the wonderful local produce. Each course will provide a sensual journey of colour and flavour whilst championing local suppliers and seasonal produce. Find out more…
From 3rd February

Herd of deer at Sky Park Farm
Herd of deer at Sky Park Farm

A Sailor’s Story: Life on board the Mary Rose
This half term explore the Mary Rose Museum and discover the hidden stories and fascinating facts about life on board the world’s only surviving Tudor warship. Who were the crew members aboard? What was life like? Did they enjoy ale or wine? What’s a ship’s biscuit, and what did they wear? Find out more…
11th to 19th February

Love of Fish at the Bluereef Aquarium
Are you a fish lover? Do you want to discover the staff’s favourite fish at the Blue Reef Aquarium in Southsea? Join in for the Love of Fish event and embark on a journey through an interactive trail. Not only will you get to see some of the most fascinating fish species, you’ll also learn about ways to save our oceans. Find out more…
11th to 19th February

Blue Reef Aquarium

Back to the Future at Winchester Science Centre
Are you ready for a completely unique cinema experience? Grab a seat, sit back and relax as one of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters, Back to the Future, plays out under the stars of the Planetarium. Find out more…
Sunday 12th February

Night Sky Live at the Winchester Science Centre
Are you ready for a family astro adventure? Have you ever looked up into the sky at night and wondered what you’re seeing? Well now you don’t have to! Begin your Night Sky Live adventure in the Planetarium with a passionate astro-expert presenter from Explorer Dome. Learn the skills you’ll need to identify what’s above us before following the stargazing host outside into the South Downs National Park. Find out more…
14th February

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

Anglo Saxon Takeover at Winchester City Museum
For two days, the museum is being taken over by Anglo-Saxons, who will be on hand to tell you more about what Saxon life was like, to demonstrate some of their skills, and to talk about some of the fascinating Anglo-Saxon artefacts in the museum collection. This is an exciting opportunity to get hands on with an assortment of historically accurate replicas of artefacts, whilst being guided by the very people who used them! Find out more…
17th & 18th February

Spirit of the Dance at the New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth
Spirit of the Dance is one of the biggest dance shows in the world. This breath-taking show delivers the powerful rhythms of Irish Dance combined with the passionate Latino rhythms of Tango, Flamenco and Red-Hot Salsa to produce a thrilling production that has been described as “The World’s Greatest Irish Dance Show”. Find out more…
23rd February

Let’s Look for Spring – a Portsdown walk
Meet at the East Gate of Fort Widley for a walk exploring the springtime flora and fauna of Portsdown Hill. The walk will be led by Countryside Officer Richard Jones whose encyclopaedic knowledge of Portsdown Hill can usually identify most wildlife on his patch. Find out more…
28th February

Beautiful spring blossom
Beautiful spring blossom

Image credits:
Palace House, Beaulieu by Phillip Glickman on Unsplash
Spring blossom by Jan Huber on Unsplash