From family days out and great places to take the kids in Southampton and surrounding areas, to activity ideas for rainy days, I’ll share my local knowledge and ideas with you all.

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January 2019

Westfield Productions Peter Pan panto in Eastleigh at The Point

January 17 - January 20
The Point, Leigh Road
Eastleigh, Hampshire SO50 9DE United Kingdom
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This traditional pantomime in Eastleigh is jam-packed with sing-a-long songs and laughter!

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Cinderella at The Berry Theatre, Hedge End

January 18 - January 19
The Berry Theatre, Hedge End
Southampton, Hampshire SO30 4EJ United Kingdom
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Big Pause Productions & HESA present Cinderella at The Berry Theatre, in Hedge End.

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Beauty and the Beast at Mayflower Theatre Southampton

January 30 - February 2
Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road
Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1GE United Kingdom
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Birmingham Royal Ballet returns to Southampton in 2019 with a stunning family favourite - Beauty and the Beast.

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February 2019

First Steps: Beauty and the Beast children’s ballet show at Mayflower Theatre Southampton

February 1
Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road
Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1GE United Kingdom
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Mayflower Theatre is welcoming Birmingham Royal Ballet to Southampton for an hour-long interactive show, specially adapted for children aged three plus.

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Anton and Erin in Southampton at Mayflower Theatre

February 3
Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road
Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1GE United Kingdom
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Anton and Erin, from Strictly Come Dancing fame, bring their show-stopping dance production to Southampton's Mayflower Theatre in February 2019.

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Barnaby Bear’s Adventures at Sea, at The Anvil, Basingstoke

February 5
The Anvil, Churchill Way
Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7QR United Kingdom
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Join Barnaby and his friends on this magical adventure at The Anvil theatre in Basingstoke.

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Room on the Broom live on stage in Basingstoke

February 7 - February 10
The Haymarket, Wote Street
Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7NW United Kingdom
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See Room on the Broom live on stage in Basingstoke.

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Robin Hood and the Revolting Peasants family theatre in Winchester

February 8 - February 9
Theatre Royal Winchester, Jewry Street
Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8SB United Kingdom
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Oddsocks are bringing their trademark humour to Theatre Royal Winchester, with a show for all the family.

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Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman in Basingstoke

February 9
The Anvil, Churchill Way
Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7QR United Kingdom
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Sing-a-Long-a Productions are bringing their newest show to Basingstoke, the smash hit film musical that everyone can’t stop singing - The Greatest Showman!

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Wessex Heartbeat Variety Show in Southampton at Mayflower Theatre

February 10
Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road
Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1GE United Kingdom
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Wessex Heartbeat are raising funds for the Cardiac Centre at the Southampton General Hospital, with their 2019 variety show in Southampton.

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Dear Zoo at New Theatre Royal Portsmouth

February 16 - February 17
New Theatre Royal Portsmouth, Guildhall Walk
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 2DD United Kingdom
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Dear Zoo, the timeless children’s classic book, is brought to the stage in Portsmouth.

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Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake in Southampton at Mayflower Theatre

February 19 - February 23
Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road
Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1GE United Kingdom
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Matthew Bourne brings Swan Lake to Southampton, with a fresh look for the 21st century.

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Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom in Basingstoke

February 19 - February 20
The Anvil, Churchill Way
Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7QR United Kingdom
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From the makers of Peppa Pig comes the BAFTA Award-winning television animation, Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom, live on stage in Basingstoke.

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Out of the Hat at The Berry Theatre, Hedge End

February 21
The Berry Theatre, Hedge End
Southampton, Hampshire SO30 4EJ United Kingdom
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Long Nose Puppets bring their puppet magic show to The Berry Theatre, in Hedge End.

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Margo & Mr. Whatsit at The Berry Theatre, Hedge End

February 23
The Berry Theatre, Hedge End
Southampton, Hampshire SO30 4EJ United Kingdom
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Paddleboat Theatre bring their children's show, Margo & Mr Whatsit, to The Berry Theatre in Hedge End.

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Chinese New Year Extravaganza at Theatre Royal Winchester

February 24
Theatre Royal Winchester, Jewry Street
Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8SB United Kingdom
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Join the celebration as Chinese New Year comes to Winchester!

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March 2019

Elmer the Patchwork Elephant Show in Basingstoke

March 1 - March 3
The Haymarket, Wote Street
Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7NW United Kingdom
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Based on the children’s book series by David McKee, Elmer the Patchwork Elephant show is coming to Basingstoke!

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Snow White, Rose Red, Bear Brown at Nuffield Southampton Theatres

March 2 - March 3
NST City, 142 -144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, Hampshire SO14 7DU United Kingdom
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This new show from the Woods of Widdershins, uses puppets, storytelling and original music to tell the story of Snow White and Rose Red

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Twirlywoos Live! at Theatre Royal Winchester

March 3 - March 4
Theatre Royal Winchester, Jewry Street
Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8SB United Kingdom
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The Twirlywoos are heading to Winchester with their enchanting children's theatre show.

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The Worst Witch family show in Southampton at Mayflower Theatre

March 6 - March 9
Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road
Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1GE United Kingdom
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Watch Jill Murphy’s much-loved characters come to life, in a new stage adaptation of The Worst Witch, a family theatre show in Southampton.

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In The Willows at New Theatre Royal Portsmouth

March 7 - March 9
New Theatre Royal Portsmouth, Guildhall Walk
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 2DD United Kingdom
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In The Willows is a hip hop musical version of Wind In The Willows, coming to Portsmouth in 2019.

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Room on the Broom at Theatre Royal Winchester

March 8 - March 10
Theatre Royal Winchester, Jewry Street
Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8SB United Kingdom
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See Room on the Broom, live on stage in Winchester!

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If All The World Were Paper at Nuffield Southampton Theatres

March 9 - March 10
NST City, 142 -144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, Hampshire SO14 7DU United Kingdom
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If All The World Were Paper is a story about best friends who don't always see eye to eye. It's a show about friendship, and falling out, exploring loyalty and understanding in a hilarious and poignant way.

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3 Little Pig Tails at Nuffield Southampton Theatres

March 16 - March 17
NST City, 142 -144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, Hampshire SO14 7DU United Kingdom
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Garlic Theatre presents a brand new version of the classic story of the three little pigs, set in Paris.

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The Cat in the Hat at Nuffield Southampton Theatres

March 20 - March 24
NST Campus, University Road
Southampton, Hampshire SO17 1TR United Kingdom
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Based on the much-loved book by Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat stage show is coming to Nuffield Southampton Theatres (Campus site) in March 2019.

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Tom Gates at Kings Theatre Portsmouth

March 27 - March 31
Kings Theatre Portsmouth, Albert Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2QJ United Kingdom
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Prepare for Liz Pichon’s fantastic characters to come to life in this brand new story for the stage!

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Oliver! at New Theatre Royal Portsmouth

March 28 - March 30
New Theatre Royal Portsmouth, Guildhall Walk
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 2DD United Kingdom
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The classic musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist, is coming to Portsmouth's New Theatre Royal in 2019.

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We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, live on stage in Basingstoke

March 28 - March 31
The Haymarket, Wote Street
Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7NW United Kingdom
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The smash-hit production of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, direct from the West End, is on its way to Basingstoke!

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Tom Thumb at Nuffield Southampton Theatres

March 30 - March 31
NST City, 142 -144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, Hampshire SO14 7DU United Kingdom
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Join Tom Thumb on his big adventure at Nuffield Southampton Theatres.

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Milkshake! Live in Fareham

March 31
Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road
Fareham, Hampshire PO16 7DB United Kingdom
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Join Milkshake Monkey and friends for their new children's stage show at Fareham's Ferneham Hall.

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April 2019

Dinosaur World Live at New Theatre Royal Portsmouth

April 5 - April 6
New Theatre Royal Portsmouth, Guildhall Walk
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 2DD United Kingdom
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Dinosaur World Live is a roarsome interactive show for all the family!

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Brickosaurs at Marwell Zoo

April 5 - September 1
Marwell Zoo, Thompsons Lane
Winchester, Hampshire SO21 1JH United Kingdom
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Marwell Zoo are hosting a dinosaur themed LEGO event throughout summer 2019!

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The Gruffalo, The Witch and The Warthog with Julia Donaldson in Basingstoke

April 7 - April 9
The Haymarket, Wote Street
Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7NW United Kingdom
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Best-selling author Julia Donaldson is coming to Basingstoke with a show featuring six of her books, including The Gruffalo, The Ugly Five and the newly-released The Cook and the King.

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Peter Pan Easter Pantomime at The Anvil Basingstoke

April 9
The Anvil, Churchill Way
Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7QR United Kingdom
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The Anvil brings you another classic family Easter pantomime in Basingstoke - Peter Pan!

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The Amazing Bubble Man in Basingstoke

April 11
The Haymarket, Wote Street
Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7NW United Kingdom
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The Amazing Bubble Man comes to Basingstoke! Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences worldwide for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles. Tickets £15 per adult and £13 per child.

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In the Night Garden Live show at Kings Theatre Portsmouth

April 13 - April 14
Kings Theatre Portsmouth, Albert Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2QJ United Kingdom
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The brand new In the Night Garden Live show is coming to the Kings Theatre Portsmouth in 2019!

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Morgan & West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show for Kids at The Berry Theatre

April 16
The Berry Theatre, Hedge End
Southampton, Hampshire SO30 4EJ United Kingdom
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Time travelling magicians Morgan & West present a magic extravaganza at The Berry Theatre in Hedge End.

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Nick Sharratt’s Right Royal Drawalong at The Berry Theatre, Hedge End

April 20
The Berry Theatre, Hedge End
Southampton, Hampshire SO30 4EJ United Kingdom
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Join acclaimed children’s writer and illustrator Nick Sharratt and draw along with him at The Berry Theatre in Hedge End!

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Horrible Histories in Southampton at Mayflower Theatre

April 24 - April 28
Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road
Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1GE United Kingdom
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Horrible Histories is returning to Southampton in 2019 with two shows; Terrible Tudors and Awful Egyptians.

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Animalcolm in Basingstoke

April 27
The Haymarket, Wote Street
Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7NW United Kingdom
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David Baddiel’s story of Animalcolm comes to the stage in Basingstoke.

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Annie the musical in Southampton at Mayflower Theatre

April 30 - May 4
Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road
Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1GE United Kingdom
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This spring, ANNIE comes to Southampton for one week only, direct from London's West End.

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May 2019

The Magic Flute by Welsh National Opera at Mayflower Theatre Southampton

May 9 - May 11
Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road
Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1GE United Kingdom
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See the Welsh National Opera in Southampton this spring, with The Magic Flute - an opera experience for all ages.

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Sooty’s Magic Show in Fareham

May 12
Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road
Fareham, Hampshire PO16 7DB United Kingdom
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Sooty and his friends are coming to Fareham with their new magic show!

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Horrible Histories: A Brand New Barmy Britain, in Portsmouth

May 18 - May 19
New Theatre Royal Portsmouth, Guildhall Walk
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 2DD United Kingdom
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Prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage in Portsmouth!

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Milkshake! Live, children’s show in Southampton at Mayflower Theatre

May 25
Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road
Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1GE United Kingdom
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Join Milkshake Monkey and friends for this fantastic children's show in Southampton

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We’re Going On A Bear Hunt, in Southampton

May 28 - June 2
NST Campus, University Road
Southampton, Hampshire SO17 1TR United Kingdom
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See the smash-hit production of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt on tour, at Nuffield Southampton Theatres

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Zog children’s theatre in Basingstoke

May 29 - May 30
The Haymarket, Wote Street
Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7NW United Kingdom
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Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s much-loved children's book Zog comes to life in this stage adaptation at The Haymarket theatre in Basingstoke.

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June 2019

Matilda The Musical in Southampton at Mayflower Theatre

June 11 - July 6
Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road
Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1GE United Kingdom
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The Royal Shakespeare Company brings Matilda the Musical to Southampton's Mayflower Theatre in 2019.

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July 2019

Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom, children’s show at Mayflower Theatre Southampton

July 12 - July 14
Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road
Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1GE United Kingdom
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This children's show at Mayflower Theatre Southampton is all about a a young Fairy Princess, Holly, and her best friend, Ben the Elf.

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The Tiger Who Came To Tea, in Portsmouth

July 13 - July 14
New Theatre Royal Portsmouth, Guildhall Walk
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 2DD United Kingdom
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The Tiger Who Came To Tea is a musical stage adaptation of the much-loved book by Judith Kerr and the show is celebrating over 10 years on stage!

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