April Events in the New Forest

Tue 01 Apr 2014

April Events in the New Forest

  • 1st - 5th April Winchester Fashion Week - this annual festival of fashion promises to be the largest, liveliest and most significant to date.
  • 5th & 6th April - Sustainable Motoexpo at The National Motor Museum - One of the largest and most varied sustainable and eco-friendly motoring events will take place at Beaulieu on 5th and 6th April 2014 (provisional). 
  • 4th - 20th April Easter Eggs-stravaganza at The National Motor - During the Easter holidays join Beaulieu Motor Museum for Easter themed activities. Egg-citing fun for all the family!
  • 5th & 6th April - Birds of Prey Show at Marwell Zoo - Enjoy Marwells spectacular bird of prey shows as the birds duck, dive and swoop over your heads.
  • 7th - 13th April - Milford on Sea Food Week - During Food Week Milford on Sea will be alive with Celebrity Shows, Dining Offers, Themed Dining Evenings, Professional Cookery Theatre, Cooking Demonstrations, Educational Talks, Wine Tastings and the unique Great Dining Bus. We also have lots of Kid's Events to keep them entertained. The large & very popular Sunday Food Market gives you a chance to savour the best of local produce and street food.
  • 11th - 14th April - Titanic Commemorative Walks in Southampton - Tours that will commemorate the sinking of the Titanic. This guided tour of all areas rich in history from this disaster includes memorials as well as places that would of been used by crew and passengers. leaves from Holyrood Church (booking required).
  • 12th & 13th April - New Forest Spring Sportive - If you want to ride one of the best and biggest early season sportives look no further. The Wiggle New Forest Spring Sportive is one of our most popular events, selling out months before the event every year.  
  • 12th & 13th April - Birds of Prey Show at Marwell Zoo - Enjoy Marwells spectacular bird of prey shows as the birds duck, dive and swoop over your heads.
  • 12th - 15th April - The Horse in Landscape 2014 at Godshill - An exhibition of mainly Equestrian art. A display of oils, watercolors, acrylics and a selection of unframed originals, prints and cards. Held in the village hall at Godshill.
  • 13th April - 21 September - Classic Cars on the Prom - Every Sunday - Join the weekly displays throughout the summer behind the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) on West Overcliff Promenade.
  • 17th - 27th April - Easter Fair at Southampton common - an Easter Fun Fair that travels around the South coast operated by B.Cole & Sons. This funfair also features a Bank Holiday Monday market.
  • 18th - 21st April - Wild Egg Hunt at Marwell Zoo - you can pick up a FREE Wild Egg Hunt Trail at the Information Kiosk and search out hidden replica animal eggs throughout the park. Gather clues to reveal the missing word then collect your free gift. 
  • 18th - 21st April - Abseil the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth - Thrill seekers can book the ultimate Spinnaker Tower experience - an abseil 100m down the side of this iconic building!
  • 18th - 21st April - Easter at the farm at Longdown Activity Farm - Join in with the Longdown egg trail, using clues, search for clutches of eggs in nests hidden around the farm and receive a chocolate treat at the end of the trail. 
  • 22nd April - 3rd May - West Side Story at Mayflower Theater Southampton - based on the famous Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet.  
  • 27th April - Boat Jumble at National Motor Museum - Thousands of new and used boating bargains, big name chandleries, the latest technology and dinghies to trailerable boats




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