What’s On in July

With the school holidays and summer upon us, there’s lots going on over the next month and plenty to entertain the whole family. 

Winchester Hat Fair is a performing arts festival across the streets and venues of Winchester. The city centre will be divided up into festival zones, all just a short walk from one to the next. There’s plenty to see including circus arts, music, dance, theatre, choir and comedy. A festival that the whole family will enjoy! Find out more…
Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd July

HMS Collingwood Open Day will be celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War. The event will feature the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) Field Gun Competition. There will be attractions including free fairground rides, live music and entertainment including a vintage car show, spitfire fly past and a fun fair. Find out more…
Saturday 2nd July

A summer fete
A summer fete

Stansted Summer Jamboree – Stansted House and Grounds will be thrown open to the public and visitors can enjoy a range of entertainment whilst being immersed in the history of the Estate. Events include battle re-enactments, cricket matches, archery, circus skills, garden games plus music and food stalls. Find out more…
Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd July

Visit Manor Farm for the Fareham & District Beekeepers Bee & Honey Weekend. Learn all about the fascinating life of the honey bee, with honey tasting, games, crafts, demonstrations & special viewing hives making for a fun and educational family day out. Find out more…
Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th July

Learn all about beekeeping!
Learn all about beekeeping!

Medstead Village Fete has a good mix of local craft stalls, refreshments, entertainment and activities all taking place on the Village Green and the Village Hall. Medstead is located between Alton & Alresford. Find out more…
Saturday 9th July

Warsash Festival is an annual event transforming the Strawberry Field into a village fair. A family and community event, the festival includes arts & crafts, children’s entertainment, a car show, live music, food and drink and not forgetting the scarecrow competition! Find out more…
Saturday 9th July

Cars at a summer show
Cars at a summer show

The Curdridge Country Show is an annual event with plenty for everyone to enjoy. With food and craft stands, vintage cars, birds of prey and much more plus entertainment in the arena and a horticultural show.  Finish off the day with a Barn Dance in the evening – live music, great food and a brilliant atmosphere! Find out more…
Saturday 16th July

Southsea Food Festival is a popular annual event in Southsea featuring food and drink from local producers. Find out more…
Saturday 16th &  Sunday 17th July

New Forest & Hampshire County Show is held annually in Brockenhurst with a huge amount of entertainment for the family. Events include heavy horses, show jumping, a parade of cattle and sheep, tractor tug of war, plus local food and drink, shopping, children’s entertainment, bee keeping demonstrations, a sheep show and much more. Find out more…
Tuesday 26th to Thursday 28th July

Hampshire Food Festival is a celebration of the region’s food and drink with a programme of events throughout July. This is the biggest Food Festival in the country with everything from BBQs, markets, pop-ups, shows, tastings, trails and tours across the county from 1st-31st July. To find out what’s on throughout July you can view a calendar on their website here or download a brochure
Friday 1st to Sunday 31st July

Fresh bread at a food stall
Fresh bread at a food stall

Image credits:
Village fete by Harry Grout on Unsplash
Beekeeping by Annie Spratt on Unsplash
Food stall by Dave Takisaki on Unsplash
Classic cars by Gemma Evans on Unsplash