What’s On This Week
Mon 11 - Mon 18 Jun
Soldier: An Exhibition by Robert Fitzmaurice, Sandham Memorial Chapel, Burghclere, Fri 8 Jun – Fri 6 Jul
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.
KookyTwo Jewellery, 3rd Birthday Pop-Up Shop, Basingstoke, Sat 16 Jun
One of our brilliant Muddy Award finalists, KookyTwo, is holding its first pop-up shop to celebrate its 3rd birthday and showcase its modern, stylish, everyday jewellery. Psst. plus there’s a glass of of fizz on arrival and a raffle raising money for The Smile Train.
11am – 3pm. Viables Craft Centre, Osborne Room, Basingstoke, RG22 4BU. No ticket required but people can register interest to attend for a special offer on the day: kookytwo.co.uk
Jane Austen Regency Week, Alton & Chawton, Sat Jun 16- Sun Jun 24
Nine days filled with everything Jane Austen. Our highlight? The regency ball.
Hot Rod and Custom Drive-In Day at Beaulieu Motor Museum, Sun Jun 17
From classic Camaros to modern Mustangs, expect hundreds of custom cars and motorcycles making this the perfect Father’s Day treat.
Weapons & Warriors Father’s Day Special, Butser Ancient Farm, Waterlooville, Sun Jun 17
Could he cope with wearing armour? Fight the enemy? Even order his food in Latin? This Father’s Day find out if he would have made it into the Roman Legions.
Evening Opening at Jane Austen’s House & Garden, Chawton, Sun Jun 17
Once-a-year opportunity to witness the majesty of Jane Austen’s house and gardens as the sunsets.