What’s On this Christmas in Hampshire

At this time of year there’s so much fun for all the family so we’ve put together our top picks of What’s On this Christmas time close to Cams Hall and a little further afield.

Southampton Ice Rink

Dates 11 Nov 2022 to 8 Jan 2023.

Whether you’re a Dancing on Ice champion, a total newbie or just about anything in between, you can be sure to find some festive euphoria on the surface of Southampton’s real ice rink.

The rink is held within the Esplanade, next to the Medieval Walls and Westquay South, which has been magically brought to life for the Christmas season and the perfect place for Ice Skating in Southampton.

Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market

Dates 18 Nov 2022 to 22 Dec 2022.

Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market is recognised as one of the best in Europe.

Winchester Cathedral’s Christmas Market is renowned for its bustling atmosphere, stunning location and handpicked high quality exhibitors, which attracts visitors from around the world each year who come to shop at the pretty wooden chalets, situated within the historic grounds.

The wooden chalets are inspired by traditional German Christmas Markets, and combined with the festive lighting, the sound of Christmas carols and the aroma of mulled wine and cinnamon drifting in the air, visitors will be transported into a festive setting to purchase their Christmas gifts and take in.

Enlightened Winter Light Trail at Staunton Farm

Dates 1 Dec 2022 to 1 Jan 2023. Staunton Country Park, Havant

Returning in 2022 with a new, even more immersive trail, Staunton Farm will be transformed into a magical illuminated light trail for visitors to enjoy with all the family.

Book now to see mesmerising light installations and enjoy enchanting moments this winter!



A Celebration of Christmas at Paultons Park

Dates 3 Dec 2022 to 23 Dec 2022. Romsey, The New Forest

Discover magical illuminations, meet Peppa and George in their seasonal outfits and enjoy a BRAND NEW Christmas show featuring Father Christmas himself!

Don’t forget to stop by and witness the Marvellous Musical Christmas Tree, located in the main entrance plaza. Witness a magical light show every 15 minutes, enjoy festive jingle and stop by to capture the perfect family photo too!


Cosmic Christmas at Winchester Science Centre

Dates 3 Dec 2022 to 24 Dec 2022. Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium,

This festive season join Santa in Cosmic Christmas, a brand-new immersive family adventure.

Hidden in an intergalactic wonderland there’s a Christmas space tale waiting to be told. Join Santa and watch as he recreates the story of his epic first mission to the International Space Station. Get set for a 45-minute live-action performance in the Planetarium auditorium. Join in with Santa and Aster, the intergalactic planetary elf, as the story is brought to life through immersive experiences, live science and an out-of-this-world journey through space.

‘Star of Wonder’ – Sound and light show by Luxmuralis at Winchester Cathedral

Dates 13 Dec 2022 to 18 Dec 2022.

Immerse yourself amongst the stars and walk through mesmerising sound and light installations that fill almost every inch of the cathedral.

All set to transform Winchester Cathedral throughout the interior with stunning sound and light artwork, the award winning artistic collaboration, Luxmuralis, will begin this years Christmas celebrations taking viewers on an uplifting journey. Projections with bespoke music will transform the historical architecture of this majestic building.

It promises to be a stunning experience for the whole family and the perfect start to the Christmas season.


Christmas Carols and Owls at The Hawk Conservancy Trust

Dates 19 Dec t0 20 Dec. Weyhill, Andover

A special evening to kick off the festive season.  Join in with Christmas carols, both traditional and modern, under the night sky accompanied by a live band and choir. Warm up during the interval with mulled wine and a mince pie.

We’ll also invite you into the magical world of our owls during the evening as you witness our beautiful owls twist and turn in the moonlight and skim silently over the top of your head.

Have a great Christmas!