New Forest Events Calendar

There is an action packed calendar of events in the New Forest running throughout the year so you are guaranteed to find something that appeals during your visit!

With lots of family & child-friendly activities and events run in the New Forest throughout school holidays, there is also a huge array of celebrations for adults to enjoy!

From food and music festivals, to pop-up cinemas and the nationally acclaimed annual New Forest Show, take a look below at our list of upcoming events in the New Forest this year to see what's on in the New Forest during your visit...

 

New Forest Events Calendar

January

Winter Paddling Sessions
Nov 2017 - March 2018
Two hour guided tours of the Beaulieu River. Choose between a one seater canoe or a 2-3 seater kayak. £18 per person.
www.newforestactivities.co.uk

Maps - The New Forest Unfolded (Exhibition)
21st January - 15th April 2018
Discover the biography of the New Forest and its people through maps chosen from the Christopher Tower Reference Library.
The New Forest Centre, Lyndhurst, SO43 7NY
www.newforestcentre.org.uk/january-2018

Lymington Woodside Parkrun
Every Saturday, 9:00am
Discover the biography of the New Forest and its people through maps chosen from the Christopher Tower Reference Library.
The New Forest Centre, Lyndhurst, SO43 7NY
http://www.parkrun.org.uk/lymingtonwoodside/

Art of World War II
2nd December - 17th February
In this remarkable exhibition at the St Barbe Museum you will find rarely seen portrayals of Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, the Blitz, life on the Home Front, the war at sea and in the air, the battlefronts in Africa, Europe and the Far East and the aftermath of this global tragedy. 
www.stbarbe-museum.org.uk/whats-on/

 

March

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February

Family Discovery Day
13th & 15th February 2018
Learn about the New Forest and enjoy the family friendly holiday activities. No need to book, just drop in between 10am and 3pm. Museum entry is free, donation per craft activity. The New Forest Centre, Lyndhurst, SO43 7NY
www.newforestcentre.org.uk

Hands-on Half Term
10th & 18th February 2018
Inspired by the National Motor Museum's dazzling new display, The Luxury of Motoring, we're inviting all our visitors to enjoy a taste of the finer things in life and discover what life was like for those at the top.
www.beaulieu.co.uk/february-half-term

Pop Up Cinema
Friday 16th February
A double bill of movies with a romantic theme, indoors, in the medieval splendour of The Domus, Beaulieu. The Domus is a wonderfully atmospheric venue, the perfect setting for a unique night at the movies.
www.nightstarcinema.co.uk

Art of World War II
2nd December - 17th February
In this remarkable exhibition at the St Barbe Museum you will find rarely seen portrayals of Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, the Blitz, life on the Home Front, the war at sea and in the air, the battlefronts in Africa, Europe and the Far East and the aftermath of this global tragedy. 
www.stbarbe-museum.org.uk/whats-on/

 

April

2018 events coming soon...

New Forest Markets

Lymington Charter Market
Every Saturday, 08:00 - 17:00
Bag yourself a bargain at the Lymington Charter Market, that has been running weekly in the town since the mid-13th Century. Today you can browse stalls from 100 independent local traders, producers and artisians...
www.lymingtonandpennington-tc.gov.uk

Hythe Market
Every Tuesday, 9:00 - 16:00
The Tuesday Street market takes place between 9am and 4pm every Tuesday and is located in the high Street in Hythe. 
www.hytheanddibden.gov.uk/local-markets/

Ringwood Market
Every Wednesday, 8:00 - 16:30
Ringwood market has been taking place every Wednesday since 1226! Farm produce and general wares are still sold today.
www.ringwood.gov.uk/town/market/

Fordingbridge Country Market
Every Friday, 09:30 - 11:30
Every Friday morning find a wide variety of fresh locally sourced fruit, plants, fish, meat, egg, vegetables in season. . Avonway Community Centre 
www.hampshirecountrymarkets.co.uk/about

Romsey Markets
Every Friday, 09:30 - 11:30
lively street markets are held in The Cornmarket on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The town also hosts regular farmers' markets and occasional continental markets. 
www.visitromsey.co.uk

Ringwood Market
Every Wednesday, from 8:00am
Ringwood market has been taking place every Wednesday since 1226! Farm produce and general wares are still sold today. Takes place between 8:00 - 16:30.
www.ringwood.gov.uk/town/market/

Salisbury Charter Market
Every Tuesday & Saturday, 9:00 - 16:00
Salisbury charter market takes place in the historic market place. At the market you'll find fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, fish, clothing, furniture and homeware items as well as a local farmers' market section. The market square also hosts various other specialist markets throughout the year, from foody fridays to vintage markets.
http://www.salisburycitycouncil.gov.uk/responsibilities/our-events

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New Forest National Park events calendar