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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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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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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Live Band - Brobed Stils

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Date: 09/05/2015
Live Music - Brobed Stils - playing at Queens Arms on Saturday 9th May from 9pm til late.  Free entry.
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Festival of Transport

Date: 10/05/2015
The War Memorial Park will once again be filled with over 900 vehicles at the Basingstoke Festival of Transport 2015. As in previous years, there will be a huge range of vehicles on static display, including classic, vintage and commercial vehicles, fire engines, military trucks, and a variety of specialist...
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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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A May Market

Date: 16/05/2015
A fabulous range of over 50 stalls at this year's May Market offering some old favourites alongside lots of new finds.  Fashion and jewellery for the style conscious, beautiful items for vintage lovers and children, unique homewares, outdoor living, garden delight and tasty treats.  Plus a Garden Room selling homemade...
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Popley Festival

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Date: 17/05/2015
The Popley festival has been run over a number of years with the specific aim of enhancing the sense of community and belonging in Popley (and the wider Basingstoke community) by providing a free, all age, community run event where people can learn more about the organisations that operate in...
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Popley Festival Car Boot Sale

Date: 17/05/2015
Looking for a car boot sale with something different? The Popley festival car boot is a once a year event held next to the main festival. Attracting between 5000 and 8000 people it’s a great opportunity to sell your wares. The setup for the car boot sale is from 8.00am...
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Basingstoke Horticultural Society Monthly Meeting

Date: 18/05/2015
Weeds - can we ever win?!
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Auto Enrolment Breakfast Seminar

Date: 19/05/2015
The objective of the seminar is to give you a snapshot of the current local economic climate, courtesy of RBS, along with focusing on one of the biggest concerns for businesses at the moment – workplace pensions auto enrolment. Beaufort Consulting will go through the auto enrolment process, opportunities and...
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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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Premier Peforming Arts Whitsun Half Term Creative Dance Camp

Date: 26/05/2015 - 29/05/2015
Premier Performing Arts holiday activities are great for children aged 5­ - 16 who want to express themselves. They can have fun with friends and peers, in a safe and supportive environment.
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Premier Sport's 'Inspire to Engage' Whitsun Multi-Sport Camp

Date: 26/05/2015 - 29/05/2015
The leading children's holiday sports camp, with the widest range of activities in Basingstoke and North Hampshire. Supported by Hampshire County Council's Short Breaks scheme, we have expert qualified children's Activity Professionals/coaches running varied, fun and inclusive sessions for children from 5 to 12 at the Vyne Arts College, Basingstoke....
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St. Michael's Hospice Sunflower Fete

Date: 31/05/2015
Come along to St. Michael's Hospice's popular Sunflower Fete on Sunday 31st May held within the Hospice grounds. Our traditional fete is a great day out for all the family and features a wide selection of stalls, games and goodies to be won. To tantalise your taste buds there will be a...
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The Queens Arms Beer Festival 2015

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Date: 05/06/2015 - 07/06/2015
The Queens Arms Annual Beer Festival 2015   This year our annual Beer Festival is set to be a big one! With live music in the garden (weather permitted) from local bands, lots of real ales from around the country (including some locally sourced from Basingstoke) and food available! Last...
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Kite Festival

Date: 06/06/2015 - 07/06/2015
Basingstoke Kite Festival returns this June, bringing an array of colour to the sky above Down Grange. The event includes kite flying displays and demonstrations, children's kite making workshops, trade and catering stalls, inflatables and a kite raffle. Free public parking is available on site.
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