EVENTS

There's lots going on in Basingstoke. From finding a business event to catching a show with friends or family, our handy what's on guide can help you find what's right for you.

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Charlie's Storytelling Party

Date: 16/04/2015 - 16/04/2016
'Gorilla' ages 2+ Join children’s entertainer and actress Charlie Sanderson for a super interactive 45 minute storytelling party. It includes singing, a giant parachute, bubbles and more! Book in advance to avoid missing out. 10am and 11.15am
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Second Chance Cinema Club 'Made in Britain' Season

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Date: 16/04/2015 - 16/04/2016
An unruly class of gifted sixth form boys are coached through their Oxbridge application by their charming and eccentric tutors. Based on the award winning Alan Bennett play.] Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis so make sure you arrive early to avoid disappointment. With a digital projector, sound...
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25 Years of Twinkling Stars

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Date: 18/04/2015
The Chandelle Stage School is proud to present its 25th anniversary show. A fun-filled evening where children, young people and adults share the pleasure and enthusiasm that can be gained from working together to produce a performance. Dancers range in age from 2 right up to over 70 and perform...
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Motown & Soul Gospel Concert

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Date: 18/04/2015
Motown & Soul Gospel Concert Saturday 18th of April 7pm to 10pm Music starts at 7.30 £2 entry Come along and hear great Motown and soul music live. ECHO are a covers band that take old soul songs, usually classics from the 60s, and worship God while playing them. Sometimes...
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Woofs and Wellies

Date: 19/04/2015
Woofs and Wellies sees walkers with and without dogs exploring the countryside of North Hampshire. This picturesque sponsored walk takes you through the beautiful countryside of the Earl of Portsmouth private estate, with stunning views of rolling fields and breathtaking bluebells. You can choose to follow one of three routes...
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Easy Plants for Difficult Places

Date: 20/04/2015
Monthly meeting of the Basingstoke Horticultural Society. Includes raffle and refreshments
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Authentic Indian Cookery Course

Date: 21/04/2015 - 30/06/2015
Come and join a fun and easy cookery course, and impress your friends and family with your newly acquired culinary skills of Britain’s favourite cuisine! This is a 10 week course where you will learn about the various Indian spices, herbs and cooking techniques and prepare authentic Indian dishes and...
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'The Writer’s Garden' with author Jackie Bennett

Date: 23/04/2015
Author Jackie Bennett will explore the gardens of some of our best loved novelists, playwrights and poets in this illustrated talk based on her new book. Find out how Jane Austen, Agatha Christie, Roald Dahl and others used the gardens they knew to inspire their work. If you would like...
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Preloved Baby & Kiddie Market

Date: 25/04/2015
The Friends of Four Lanes Schools are holding a Preloved Baby & Kiddie Market on Saturday 25th April from 2-4pm at Four Lanes School in the junior hall, 50p per adult for entry. There will be clothes, toys and equipment from 0-8 years up for grabs, come along and see...
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80 Years of the Count Basie Big Band

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Date: 25/04/2015
It's now 80 years since the formation of the Count Basie Orchestra, probably the most iconic Big Band of all time. Back by popular demand, the IJO Big Band return with Basie’s greatest hits for an evening to celebrate the mastery of the Count and his musicians. Enjoy once again...
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Basingstoke Ladies' Choir

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Date: 26/04/2015
The Basingstoke Ladies' Choir and guests The Berkshire Brass are holding a concert at St Joseph's RC Church to raise funds to support the LIFE Charity.
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Brewing in Basingstoke

Date: 28/04/2015
From the start of brewing in the Ancient World to the growth of giant national brewers, the story of brewing in Hampshire has a colourful history.
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Second Chance Cinema Club 'Made in Britain' Season

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Date: 30/04/2015
In an Edwardian artists’ colony on the Cornish Coast one young woman must choose between passion, scandal and lasting love. Emily Browning and Dan Stevens (Downtown Abbey) star in this moving drama based on a true story. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis so make sure you arrive...
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Basingstoke Rotary Springfest

Date: 03/05/2015 - 04/05/2015
Sale of garden plants, shrubs and accessories plus Craft stalls selling jewellery, cards and much more. Wall's funfair and entertainments - a great day out for the family.
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Magna Carta with the Odiham Society

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Date: 05/05/2015
King John and the Bishop of Winchester rode out from Odiham castle on the morning of 10th June 1215 to meet baronial leaders on the water meadows of Runnymede, where they agreed the Articles of Barons. This was a draft that became Magna Carta, sealed with the King's Great Seal....
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The Full English Final Tour Play The Anvil Basingstoke on Friday 8 May

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Date: 08/05/2015
The Full English is a groundbreaking project delivered by the English Folk Dance and Song Society drawing together the most important early 20th century collections into the most comprehensive searchable database of British folk songs, tunes, dances and customs in the world. Spearheaded by Fay Hield, The Full English band...
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Basingstoke 5k - 10k run

Basingstoke 5 & 10K Run

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Date: 13/05/2015
The 2015 Basingstoke 5 & 10K Run takes place within the stunning Down Grange Park and is aimed at runners of all abilities. Whether you are running for fun or an experienced runner, choose which distance you’d like to take part in. The event guarantees to be a fantastic challenge and a great evening! Whether you decide to run 5K or 10K, the route will take you through the 62 acre grounds of a former regency house built in the 18th Century.!
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Basingstoke Horticultural Society Monthly Meeting

Date: 18/05/2015
Weeds - can we ever win?!
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Farmers Market at Basingstoke College of Technology

Date: 23/05/2015
BCOT is delighted to be holding a farmer's market at the college in collaboration with Hampshire Fare on Saturday the 23rd May from 9-3pm in the lower concourse, North site. Parking is available on site for visitors Cost £2.50 per car or£1 per visitor ( if no parking is required)...
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Fleet Food Festival

Date: 24/05/2015
Fleet Food Festival is a culinary feast of fabulous food, cookery demonstrations, mouth-watering masterclasses, tasty talks, a flavourful array of family activities and an appetising menu of live music. Fleet Food Festival celebrates and showcases the very best of our region’s food producers, giving you a chance to sample, meet,...
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