Things To Do In Hampshire March 2023

Things to do in Hampshire March 2023 is here to help usher in Spring with events, adventures and attractions across the county.Β 

This is your guide to what’s on across Hampshire, a careful selection of what’s out there to save you time searching for something a bit different to do.

Here’s inspiration for plenty of things to do to close out your winter…

Things to do in Hampshire in March

Brrr, it’s still pretty darn cold but the song birds are calling, snow drops and daffodils are popping up and Spring is letting us know it’s right around the corner.

With the lighter nights slowly creeping back in I managed my first dog walk after work today before sitting down and seeing what glorious Hampshire has to offer us in the month ahead.

As we emerge from Winter and Spring equinox is upon us at the end of the month, there’s plenty of things to do popping up across the county. My aim for this guide is to make it easy for you to make the most of your weekends and free time.

Here’s Things To Do In Hampshire March 2023…

March’s Ongoing Events 2023

Catch them before they end…

πŸ“Œ Hampshire Farmer’s Markets
πŸ“… Various dates across the year
πŸ“ Various locations across Hampshire
– Alresford, Alton, Emsworth, Hamble, Petersfield, Ringwood, Romsey, Southsea and Winchester.
πŸ‘‰ Find out where and when the next Hampshire Farmer’s markets is and get yourself a haul of local produce.
πŸ”— Find out more

πŸ“Œ National Open Garden Scheme
πŸ“… Various dates across the year
πŸ“ Various locations across Hampshire – find a garden

πŸ‘‰ Visit the gloriously well kept private gardens of Hampshire (or the rest of the UK).
πŸ”— Find out more

27 February – 5 March 2023

πŸ“Œ Winchester Enchanted Light Garden in Abbey Gardens
πŸ“… 11 February – 5 March 2023
πŸ“ Winchester

πŸ‘‰ These magical illuminations return for the second year – a charming, short event easy to complete in one evening.
πŸ”— Find out more

πŸ“Œ The National Gallery presents Sin at The Arc
πŸ“… 24 February – 14 May 2023
πŸ“ Winchester

πŸ‘‰ Artists have embraced sin as one of art’s most enduring subjects. Bringing together works of art that span centuries, the exhibition, which is organised in partnership with the National Gallery, explores the concept of sin in art. Works on display include Rembrandt’sΒ The Woman taken in AdulteryΒ (1644), Jan Steen’sΒ The Effects of IntemperanceΒ (about 1663-5), and two highly significant contemporary loaned works, by artists Tracey Emin and Ron Mueck.
πŸ”— Find out more

πŸ“Œ ‘The Elements’ Immersive Light and Sound Show by Luxmuralis at Winchester Cathedral
πŸ“… 6-12 March 2023
πŸ“ Winchester

πŸ‘‰These music and light displays really are something else,
πŸ”— Find out more

πŸ“Œ Library takeover: Inside Charlotte BrontΓ«’s wardrobe at Chawton House
πŸ“… 1 March – 4 June 2023
πŸ“ Chawton

πŸ‘‰ Discover Bronte’s wardrobe through eight original illustrations and more.
πŸ”— Find out more

πŸ“Œ Southampton Vegan Market at Guildhall Square
πŸ“… 4 March 2023
πŸ“ Southampton

πŸ‘‰The event brings together a huge variety of vegan street food vendors, artisan bakers, craft brewers, ethical jewellers, sustainable chandlers, local artists, zero-waste champions and environmental charities.
πŸ”— Find out more

πŸ“Œ Quills & Characters at Chawton House
πŸ“… 8 March 2023
πŸ“ Chawton

πŸ‘‰ Visit the gardens of Chawton House for the art of letter writing through the 18th and 19th centuries.
πŸ”— Find out more

6-12 March 2023

πŸ“Œ Catherine Knight: Long Shadows at Petersfield Museum
πŸ“… 7 March – 3 June 2023

πŸ‘‰ Catherine Knight is a painter from Bristol who works in oils, gouache and watercolours sharing her first exhibition. She layers personal and collective stories into her paintings through landscapes, which are real, imagined and remembered.
πŸ”— Find out more

13-19 March 2023

πŸ“Œ Andover Vegan Market on the High Street
πŸ“… 19 March 2023
πŸ“ Andover

πŸ‘‰ Discover an exciting range of vegan foods, live music and more.
πŸ”— Find out more

20-26 March 2023

⭐️ Still looking for events for these dates – let me know if you see anything! ⭐️

27 March – 2 April 2023

πŸ“Œ Portsmouth Tattoo Festival at the Mountbattan Centre
πŸ“… 1-2 April 2023
πŸ“ Portsmouth

πŸ‘‰ Live tattooing from 100+ world class artists, live music, burlesque, tattoo competitions and trade stands and vendors.
πŸ”— Find out more

This Weekend in Hampshire

There’s so much to do across Hampshire this March and I’ll be updating this guide as I find more fun things to do- so, make sure you check back regularly. These suggestions should help you on your way to a fantastic month.

If you’re hosting a event that you’d like to put forward for consideration for this month or another, please send an email to

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