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    Mon 12 - Sun 18 Aug. This week is full of mindfulness (for all the family), great kids activities at places like The Vyne and Carisbrooke Castle, plus wine, garlic and much more.

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    Mon 5 - Sun 11 Aug. We've got the mid-Summer vibes this week with Champers at Chewton, the start of Cowes Week and more foodie events across the counties than you can shake a baguette at.

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    Mon 29 Jul - Sun 4 Aug. We're sliding into August like a boss. With family-friendly festivals in two counties, the biggest celebration going of the New Forest and Highclere getting all explosive (in a good way).

  • Mary Rose Hufton Crow

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    Mon 22 - Sun 28 Jul. Have a fling with some gin in Andover, or perhaps a spot of whiskey in Portsmouth? Plus there's Smoked & Uncut in the New Forest, some 80 nostalgia in Southampton and much much more.

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    Mon 15 -Sun 21 Jul. Explosions, Lindy Bopping and a spot of Highland Dancing, it's all go go go in Hants & IoW for the week ahead.

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    Mon 8 - Sun 14 Jul. This week we're talking Fabergé at Heckfield, a fabulous grassroots festival on the Island and plenty of food and drink fun around Hants & IoW.

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    Mon 1 - Sun 7 Jul. With the Sistine Chapel winging its way to Winchester, along with the most eccentric festival this side of Wonderland, things are really hotting up in the first week of July.

  • Shelina

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    Mon 24 - Sun 30 Jun. A wicked week ahead of you with Masterchef winners cooking up some fun, super fancy gin masterclasses, the home of the future and Derek Sandy crooning on the Island.

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    Mon 17 - Sun 23 Jun: The best bits of Hants & IoW right here, with a brand new exhibition - I Grew Up 80s, fabulous flowers at Osborne House and extreme sports in Hayling Island.

  • Gatcombe Gardens

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    Mon 10 - Sun 16 Jun. What's happening in the 'hood this weekend other than rain, you ask? 19 local events in Hants & IoW, that's what, including the Isle of Wight Festival, forest bathing at Heckfield Place, Winchestival and much much more.

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