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The closing date for next month is 14/07/2017


Hampshire Food Festival
1st - 30th July Various locations across the county
The month long celebration of the finest food and drink produced locally in Hampshire. The Festival creates pop-up events and encourages restaurant menus to be filled with local produce. Follow the Facebook page to find out the 75 events - www.facebook.com/hampshirefare

Lavender Fields Annual Open Days
1st - 2nd July & 8th - 9th July Hartley Park Farm
Tickets: £4 Under 12s: Free
Engage in a fun filled family day out on the annual open days of the Lavender Fields. Walk the lavender and wild flower fields, ride around the farm on a tractor, enjoy English Sparkling Wine as you tuck into a delicious cream team or ploughmans lunch.

Winchester Distillery Tours
1st, 8th 15th, 22th, 29th July Winchester Distillery, Old Alresford 5-6pm
Tickets: £15
Tour Hampshire's first artisan distillery at the Winchester Distillery. Enjoy a complimentary Gin & Tonic, meet the master distiller who will share our secrets of science and fine artistry . Tours are limited so please book - www.winchesterdistillery.co.uk

FB Pocket Orchestra Evening Jazz at Uppark
7th July Uppark House
Adults: £15 Children:£7
Listen to the magical music of hot jazz, blues, ragtime and popular dances of the 1920/30's as you set up a picnic and enjoy a glass of bubbly. Booking is essential - www.nationaltrust.org.uk/uppark

Jane Austen in Chawton
7th July Chawton House Library 10am-6pm
Adult Day Only: £60 Students: £45
Chawton House Library and Jane Austen's House Museum host a day of talks and workshops in association with Hampshire Cultural Trust. The day’s programme will mark the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. 

Entertaining Miss Austen – Evening Concert at Chawton House Library
7th July Chawton House Library
Adults Evening Only: £18.50 Students: £15 (Combined Day & Evening Adult: £75 Student: £55)
The research of the University of Southampton has discovered new insights into the musical life of the Austen family. This concert draws from the seventeen music albums that belonged to Jane Austen and her family.  Performed by Amanda Pitt and David Owen Norris.

PTA Summer Fun Day
8th July, 1pm - 4pm, at Horndean Church of England Junior School, Five Heads Road, PO8 9NW
A day of summer fun at Horndean Church of England Junior School, featuring a BBQ, stalls, tombola’s, and a Pimms tent!

Alton Craft Market
July 9th, 10am – 3pm at the Market Square, Alton.
The Lions Club of Alton has provided a Craft Market for the second Saturday of every month from March until December. This well established event will have a wide range of high quality, locally designed products that draw in crowds from all over the district.

Summer Fayre
9th July, 1pm - 4.30pm at Springwood Community Centre, 110 Springwood Av, Waterlooville PO7 8BJ
Traditional summer games, free arena events, Dexi’s Dance Academy, Taekwondo Demonstration, Lightning McQueen, Fair Rides, Burgers & Sweets, Stalls, Raffles & Tombolas *FitnFunky* and much more!
Phone: 023 9223 0330

Four Marks 10k
9th July Four Marks Recreation Ground 10am-1pm
Tickets: £11
Hosted by Four Marks Parish Council  and Alton Runners, this event organises 10k, 4k and 1k rans and a 100m dash fun run. Held in conjucntion with “FestiWell”, an all day event which aims to promote health and wellbeing.

13th July, 2.00pm at St Nicholas Church Centre, Bedhampton PO9 3PU.
Portsdown Decorative and Fine Arts Society (PDFAS) is a member society of the National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS). On the second Thursday of each month between October and July we have an hour's talk by a NADFAS approved expert in their field, accompanied by a slideshow and followed by refreshments. Visitors and prospective new members are very welcome.
Please see the website www.portsdowndfas.org.uk for full details.

Southsea Food Festival
July 15th and 16th at Palmerston Road, Southsea. Times are 10am – 6pm on the 15th and 10am – 5pm on the 16th.
This food festival returns for its 11th year, with over 50 stalls lining Palmerston Road and Osbourne Road. There will be an assortment of many food, drink and utensil stalls, with added culinary demonstrations and live music throughout. Visit their Facebook page for more information at www.facebook.com/SouthseaFoodFestival/

Table Top Sale
15th July, 11am to 2pm at St Philip's Church hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Cosham.
Tables are available to hire for £5, but make sure you book in advance!  Refreshments include bacon rolls and much more. Variety of tables selling different things, such as homemade cakes! Entrance 50p. Contact 023 92 379278 for further details or to book a table.

Summer Concert
15th July, Hayling Island Community Centre, Station Road at 7.30 pm
Hayling Island Choir presents their Summer Concert! Tickets are £10.00 which includes a buffet, and can be purchased at the door on the night, or from the Community Centre by phoning 023 92467545. 

Free Bandstand Performance
15th July from 1 pm to 3 pm, at The Bandstand, Waterlooville Town Centre (opposite Costa).
Come along and see the fantastic Pink Floyd tribute band ‘Wall of Floyd’.  You would normally pay a lot of money to see them but they are giving their time FREE for the people of Waterlooville so please come and support them.   Organised by the Waterlooville Events team.  Check out our FB page ‘Waterlooville events’ for details of this and other events in Waterlooville.

Alton Bus Rally and Running Day
16th July Anstey Park, Alton
Alton plays host to one of Britain's biggest Bus Rallies & Running Days. Around 150 buses and coaches will be on display, as well as classic cars, motorcycles, emergency services and military vehicles. Free entry.

Chawton Antique, Vintage, Collectors and Craft Fair
16th July Chawton Village Hall 10am-3.30pm
Entry: £1 Find unique and unusual items from the 30 varying stalls. Pick up collectibles, shabby chic furniture, beautiful antique jewellery and more. Free parking and easily accessible. 

Tim Arnold at The Square Tower
20th July at the Square Tower, 1 Battery Row, Portsmouth, from 7.30pm
Tickets cost £11. Composer, Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tim Arnold is performing at the Square Tower.  Lately, Tim has been carrying out performances at huge concerts supporting Wet Wet Wet at Royal Hospital Chelsea and at the Isle of Wight Festival’s Hard Rock Stage. www.teamlocals.co.uk/event/singer-songwriter-tim-arnold/ 

Monthly Flower Arranging Workshop
20th July, 6.30pm-8.30pm, at Sunnyside Hall (Age Concern), 14 Webb Lane, Hayling Island.
£15 per person, includes all materials and tuition. Contact Seaside Florist on 02392460630 for more info and to book your space.

Froxfield School's Summer Fofstival
21st July 3.30-8.30pm, on the recreation ground at Froxfield.
Pony rides, inflatables, hot and cold food and drink, face painting, hair feathering, the great froxfield bake off competition and much much more! Free entry and low prices. Come along and have lots of fun!

Havant and District Horticultural Society Summer Gardening Event
22nd July, 10am to 3pm, St Faith's Church Hall, The Pallant, Havant.
A family friendly event with free admission, raffle stalls and refreshments! To enter the competitions (categories include beans, potatoes, and garden flowers, along with much more) or to get more information on the event, visit www.havanthorticulturalsociety.org.uk/summer-gardening-event-2017/

Southbourne Lions Summer Fete
22nd July 2017 from 10.30am – 1.30pm, in the grounds of Emsworth Cottage Hospital.
The Southbourne Lions is raising money to support your community! Lots of fun stalls and games for the kids. Stalls are still available! Free to charities, £10 to businesses. For details contact fete@southbournelions.org.uk 01243 431183 

27th July, 7.30pm - Waterlooville Events team’s monthly pop up Cinema at St George’s Church Hall, Waterlooville, PO7 7EH – Sully (12A). Starring Tom Hanks, the story of an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight's passengers and crew. For tickets see Waterlooville events team Facebook page or available on the door £6. Doors open 7pm, refreshments available.

Coffee Morning
29th July from 10 am until noon at South Hayling United Reformed Church, Hollow Lane, Hayling Island 
Please join us for a nice cuppa and a lovely bun or bacon buttie, in aid of The Stubbington Ark Animal Shelter RSPCA Solent Branch.  Admission is free.  There will be plenty of bric-a-brac, household items and books for sale as well as homemade craft items, marmalade, jams and delicious cakes. As always, the entire proceeds of the event will benefit the many animals at The Stubbington Ark. 

Film Night - “Manchester by the Sea”
29th July  at 7.20pm, Denmead Community Centre, School Lane.
Tickets £5. For more details call 02392 256132 or visit www.denmeadca.com

Dolls House Day
29th July from 10.30am to 4.00pm at The Curtis Museum, 1A High St, Alton GU34 1BA
The Curtis Museum in Alton will be holding a Dolls House Day to celebrate the story of one of the Museum’s exhibits titled the Doll’s Grocery Shop. The shop is a small general store which was made by a retired lady for her own pleasure. It depicts the type of shop that was common in English towns and villages in the mid-20th century. This event will be attractive to all those interested in dolls houses and accessories, so make sure the date is in your diaries. If you would like to display your own house on the day, or for further information, please contact Jamie Allen on 01420 82802 or email alton.museums@hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk.

Family Festival at Weald and Downland Living Museum
From 29th to the 30th of July at Singleton, Chichester.
Plenty of things to do for families with young children, such as woodland trails, funfair rides, climbing wall, circus skills and art workshops. Adult tickets: £13.50. Child ticket: £6, under 4s go free. For more information call 01243 811363

Car Boot Sale
6th August from 9.00am-12 noon, at South Lane Meadow, South Lane, Clanfield, PO8 0RA
Clanfield Twinning Association presents a Car Boot Sale! Gates to open at 8 am, and pitches cost £5. Public admission is free! Call 07900 481281 for more details.

The Directory Group covers the following areas within Hampshire and West Sussex: Petersfield, Clanfield, Hayling Island, Cowplain, Waterlooville, Denmead, Purbrook, Widley, Farlington, Cosham, Drayton, Havant, Rowlands Castle, Emsworth, Southbourne, Westbourne, Bosham, Portsmouth, Alton, Alresford, Bentley, Four Marks