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What’s on this weekend

Fri 22 - Mon 25 Jun

Soldier: An Exhibition by Robert Fitzmaurice, Sandham Memorial Chapel, Burghclere, Fri 8 Jun – Fri 6 Jul

Painting of two soldiers.

Sic Transit by Robert Fitzmaurice

Painting, printing and mixed media art considering the nature of the soldier from ancient times to the present day. The world-famous Sandham Memorial Chapel houses Sir Stanley Spencer’s epic series of large-scale murals depicting the first world war. There will also be a poetry and discussion event at 3pm on Sat 16 June when poet, Adrian Blamires joins Robert Fitzmaurice to consider the themes and influences of his programme alongside those found in the Spencer Chapel paintings.

The exhibition is open Wed – Fri 11.00-16.00 and Sat & Sun 11.00 – 17.00 Free entry. Usual admission to the chapel.


Jane Austen Regency Week, Alton & Chawton, Sat Jun 16- Sun Jun 24

Nine days filled with everything Jane Austen. Our highlight? The regency ball.


Eastleigh Unwrapped from The Point, Sat Jun 23

A day-long free festival jam packed with music, dance and theatre for all the family to enjoy.


Children are Stinky, The Point, Eastleigh, Sat 23 June

Two acrobats and children lying on the floor.

Fresh from a smash hit, sell out season at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the critically-acclaimed family circus show is packed full of incredible acrobatics, comedy and dare devil balances. Great fun for children aged 3-12 years old, Children are Stinky is a must-see. Priced at £9 for adults and £7 for children, it’s an affordable production for families to enjoy.


Etsy Makers Market and Open Studios at The Sorting Office, Eastleigh, Sat Jun 23 – Sun Jun 24

A showcase of not only the most talented Etsy sellers in Hampshire (hello gift for the relative who has it all) but also a chance to explore and buy from the resident artist studios in The Sorting Office.


Cheese & Chilli Festival, Basingstoke, Sat Jun 23 – Sun Jun 24

Cheese. Chilli. Need we say more?


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