What’s On in January

A new year is upon us!  If you’re taking a break from it all or getting together for a celebration while staying with us, make sure you get out and about to enjoy some of what’s on in the local area. 

The Repair Shop Open Days, Weald & Downland Living Museum
While the skilled experts and crew of the popular show are taking a well-deserved winter break from their busy filming schedule, Museum visitors have the opportunity to take a sneak peek inside Court Barn and explore where the magic happens. Find out more…
7th & 8th January, 14th & 15th January, 21st & 22nd January, 28th & 29th January

Weald & Downland Living Museum
Weald & Downland Living Museum

Beauty & The Beast at The Theatre Royal, Winchester 
Join Ballet Theatre UK with one of the most enchanting love stories of all time, Beauty and the Beast. Inspired by the original tale, this production tells the story of Belle, a beautiful and intelligent young woman who feels out of place in her provincial French village. Find out more…
Tuesday 10th & Wednesday 11th January

Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, Otterbourne Village Hall
The Otterbourne Theatre Company is an award-winning amateur theatre group. Their members are mainly from Otterbourne and the surrounding areas of Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, Winchester and Southampton. Find out more…
13th to 15th January and 20th to 22nd January

The Hat Fair Cabaret, Theatre Royal, Winchester
A riotous night of comedy, cabaret and chaos with circus tricksters, magnificent magicians and weird and wonderful surprises. Find out more…
Sunday 15th January

Enjoy an evening at the theatre
Enjoy an evening at the theatre

Winchester Ghost Tours, The Buttercross
Get ready to discover the ghosts of Winchester on the city’s original Winchester Ghost Tour. Guides will take you on a journey around the city’s historic streets sharing its many secrets with you. You’ll hear about the bloody plots of treason, horrific deaths and tales of dark deeds that all took place. Find out more…
Friday 20th January

100 Years of Normal Thelwell, Mottisfont
Thelwell’s trademark ponies and other humorous illustrations will be on show, alongside exquisitely-rendered local landscapes. Find out more…
21st January until 7th May

Mottisfont House
Mottisfont House

Elgar’s Cello Concerto, The Guildhall, Portsmouth
Cello Concerto was Elgar’s final major work. The music is private and poignant, but it still remains a richly lyrical and noble work, with the solo cello in full focus with its bold statements and heart-rending themes. Find out more…
Thursday 26th January

Pride & Prejudice Day, Jane Austen’s House, Chawton
Pride & Prejudice is one of the world’s most popular and beloved novels. First published on 28 January 1813, it continues to delight readers around the world. The annual celebrations for Pride and Prejudice Day bring a welcome cheer to the depths of January, and give a welcome opportunity to celebrate our favourite lines, moments and characters. Find out more…
Saturday 28th January

Jane Austen's House
Jane Austen’s House

Zero Degrees, Winchester Science Centre
Melt away the winter chills with some explosive action at Zero Degrees! The temperature may be dropping but things are heating up at Zero Degrees. As well as all the usual Science Centre fun, there’ll be even more on offer to excite all ages. Find out more…
28th January to 20th February

Sussex Landscape – Chalk, Wood & Water, Pallant Gallery, Chichester
Sussex has a unique sense of place. Its distinctive chalk-cliff coastline and the rolling hills of the South Downs have inspired artists for centuries. From some of our greatest landscape artists like Constable and Turner to contemporary artists working in the area today, this exhibition lets you discover Sussex as a place of creativity, exploration, retreat and alternative lifestyles. Find out more…
Until 23rd April

Old Winchester Hill
Beautiful South Downs countryside