Events In The New Forest

Events In The New Forest

 In the New Forest and Isle of Wight Area there is lots to enjoy, with all types of Events for Everyone!

Beaulieu International Auto Jumble

The Beaulieu International Auto jumble is a huge auto jumble in the New Forest for classic car enthusiasts, and its held twice a year. The entrance ticket also allows visitors entrance in to the National Motor Museum, and parts of the historic Palace House.

Spring Auto Jumble Saturday 21st May and Sunday 22nd May 2016.

Auto Jumble Saturday 3rd September and Sunday 4th September 2016.

Postcode for Sat Nav: SO42 7ZN

Beaulieu Boat Jumble

Beaulieu Boat Jumble has over 1000 stands of boating bits, new trailer-able boats, dinghies and equipment, and craft.

Sunday 24th April 2016.

Postcode for Sat Nav: SO42 7ZN.

Bournemouth Air Festival

Incredible display teams, Royal Air Force, Royal Marine beach assaults, awesome jets, Royal Navy, aircraft, helicopters, fireworks, ground displays, street entertainers, interactive military villages, live music, this is all ‘by the sea and completely free!’

Thursday 18th August to Sunday 21st August 2015.

Christchurch Food and Wine Festival

Fantastic fun for foodies in and around the town of Christchurch. The 2016 Christchurch Food and Wine Festival weekend, will be held on Saturday 7th of May and Sunday 8th May 2016.

Cowes Week – Racing in the Solent

Since 1826 Cowes Week has played a key part in the British sporting summer calendar and is one of the UK’s longest running and most successful sporting events. It now stages up to 40 daily races for around 1,000 boats and is the largest sailing regatta of its kind in the world.

Saturday 6th August – Saturday 13th August 2016.

Grid Iron 100

This is an on-Road Cycle Randonnée through the scenic roads of the New Forest, the Gridiron was founded in 1993 and gets its name from the many cattle grids around the New Forest. The 100 Km route crosses some of the cattle grids and also, takes you clockwise around the the New Forest.

The event head quarters is at the Lymington community centre.

With the check in starting at 7.30 am.

Sunday 9th October 2016.

Postcode: SO41 9BQ

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust Events

A conservation charity committed to improving conditions for all wildlife in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. The trust manages over 55 nature reserves as part of a vision to create ‘Living Landscapes’ for the future.

Isle of  Wight Festival 2016

One of the UK’s most popular Music festivals,  on the Thursday 9th June to Sunday 12th June 2016.

There is a frequent car ferry from Lymington to Yarmouth on the Isle Of Wight.

Seaclose Park,


Isle of Wight,

PO30 2EA.

Milford on Sea Arts & Music Festival

A free Arts and Music Festival which takes place over four days in July, in the village of Milford On Sea around the village.

Monday 18th July to Sunday 24th July 2016.

Netley Marsh Steam and Craft Show

The show has been held on the edge of the New Forest since 1971 and it is now a three day event, with traction steam engines and a wide and varied range of vintage vehicles and engines and a wide range of entertainments for all ages.

Takes place on Friday 22th, Saturday 23th and Sunday 24th July 2016.

Open 9am to 6pm daily during the show, with evening music between 7pm and 11pm.

Meadow Mead Farm, Netley Marsh, Hampshire.

Postcode for Sat Nav: SO40 7GY.

New Forest Show

The New Forest and Hampshire County Show is an annual agricultural show held on three days the dates for 2016 are  Tuesday 26th July, Wednesday 27th July and Thursday 28st July  2016.

The Showground, New Park, Brockenhurst, Hampshire,

Postcode for Sat Nav: SO42 7QH

Telephone: 01590 622400

New Milton Crafts Spring Fair 2016

Saturday 16th April 2016

10:30 am until 4:00 pm

New Milton Memorial Centre.  Whitefield Road.  New Milton

Postcode for Sat Nav: BH25 6DE

Telephone: 07771 754025

New Milton Crafts Summer Fair 2016

Saturday 2nd July 2016

10:30 am until 4:00 pm

New Milton Memorial Centre.  Whitefield Road.  New Milton

Postcode for Sat Nav: BH25 6DE

Telephone: 07771 754025

New Milton Christmas Festival Crafts, Gifts Show2016

Saturday 26th November 2016

10:30 am until 4:00 pm

New Milton Memorial Centre.  Whitefield Road.  New Milton

Postcode for Sat Nav: BH25 6DE

Pedal Car Grand Prix

The Pedal Car Grand Prix is held during July and the venue alternates between  New Milton and Ringwood,  in 2016 it will be held in Ringwood town centre on Sunday 10th July 2016.

Ringwood Pedal Car Grand Prix 2016

Details of the 2015 race can be seen by clicking on the link below.

New Milton Pedal Car Grand Prix 2015

Another popular event is the

Romsey Agricultural and Horse Show

This show takes place at Broadlands on Saturday the 10th of September 2016, it is one of the oldest Agricultural shows in England and has been held annually since 1842.

Broadlands Park,



Postcode for Sat Nav: SO51 9LQ.

Telephone. 01794 517521.

Southampton Boat Show

The Southampton Boat Show is for everyone with an interest in boats – with all the latest boating fashions, you can discover a new leisure pursuit or see the state of the art marine design and technology.

Friday 16th September to Sunday 25th September 2016.

It is recommend that visitors travelling to the Southampton Boat Show use public transport.

The Show is located at Mayflower Park, Town Quay, Southampton.

Postcode for Sat Nav: SO15 1HJ.

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