Events

Events calendar

Throughout the year there are a host of events taking place at New Park Manor and in the surrounding area of the New Forest. Please browse the list of events below or sign up to our enewsletter for the very latest updates!

June 2014

1 June - 2 September 2014

Marwell Zoo

Rise of the Dinosaurs - Calling all adventurers - be enthralled by our awesome dinosaurs as they come to life with animatronics.

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July 2014

29 - 31 July 2014

New Forest Show

The New Forest & Hampshire County Show is an annual three day agricultural Show held at the end of July, attracting around 95,000 visitors over the duration.  Show jumping is a major feature with international classes held throughout the three days. A full range of equestrian classes also feature, as well as livestock competitions including pigs, cattle and sheep, plus a poultry section, rabbits, cage birds, and honey bees. 

Bring the family to see the Show Farm, where children can interact with a variety of small animals, check out the Sheep Show, the Forest Fun Factory, the ferret racing, falconry displays and visit the live Blacksmiths Forge. With over 600 trade stands exhibiting this year, the variety is even bigger and better than ever! Take a walk through the Craft Marquees, don’t forget to visit our Shopping Pavilions and of course, our Local Food and Farming area which hosts over 35 local producers.

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Call 01590 622400 to book today

August 2014

1-4 August 2014

Wickham Festival

The outskirts of historic Wickham village provide a picturesque setting for one of the safest and most relaxed festivals of the summer. The main Festival site is located in an attractive rural setting on rolling farmland alongside the Community Centre between Mill Lane and Blind Lane on the outskirts of Wickham village. 

There are craft stalls, real ale bars, an international food fayre, childrens entertainers, a chill-out zone, dance displays stage, the EA Hub computer games area, the ‘Groovy Movie’ solar-powered cinema tent, Digital Funfair and many other attractions.

It’s a very safe and secure site with friendly staff and 24-hour security. The site is fully accessible for people with disabilities and there is a covered side-of-stage viewing area for people in wheelchairs with a wheelchair-accessible toilet and washing facilities nearby.

The Festival car park is adjacent to the main concerts arena.

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Call 01590 623467 to book today

22-23 August 2014

Southampton Maritime Festival

The Festival will once again be taking over the docks and water within Dock Gate 4 to bring you a whole host of activities and attractions that hark back to Southampton’s past.
In a bumper year of historical commemorations including 100 years since the start of the First World War, 70 years since the D-Day landings and 50 years celebrating Southampton’s city status, the event offers an unrivalled opportunity to step back in time into our region’s history - you can even dress up in the part!
 

You'll be able to see and visit many historic ships and vessels and see what life was like living and working on board.
On land you can explore a large number of displays and demonstrations over the course of two days. The quayside will be packed with exhibits including historic cars, steam exhibits, heritage trams whilst Southampton’s Ocean Terminal will house many heritage and art exhibits, craft fairs and traders.
Heritages buses will once again provide a shuttle service to the docks from the city centre throughout the event.

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Call 0844 357 2329 to book today