What’s on guide

What’s On in and around Basingstoke

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Milestones Indoor Christmas Market

The Milestones Museum Christmas Market is back by popular demand! Visit for a festive undercover market in the Victorian streets of Milestones where you can: Visit over 40 stalls selling festive treats and gifts, experience a Victorian Christmas with costumed interpreters and themed market, meet Santa in his grotto (bookable in advance*) and receive a gift Enjoy festive refreshments including mulled wine and mince pies Plus full access to everything else the museum has to offer! Admission £3.50 per person†, book online now

Beer Tasting Evening 

Basingstoke Discovery Centre are delighted to welcome Ascot Brewing Company on Friday 6th December                   
This fun evening will allow you to taste a number of their different beers. You will also get an insight into how their beer is created and what gives Ascot’s fabulous brews their individual characteristics. Advance booking essential. Book now to avoid disappointment. Basingstoke Discovery Centre – 7pm

Motown & Soul Charity Night

Join DJ’s Chrsitne and James Rowley with special guest DJ Tony Ridges for a great evening of dance with music from soul, motown, funk, disco and more. This charity night will be supporting Helping Hands Community Radio.  Tickets are £6 and are available to purchase on our website www.hhcr.org.uk Friday 6th December 8pm The Roger Morris Centre, Eastrop Way Basingstoke

St. Gabriel’s Christmas Fair

COme along to the Christmas fair where you can enjoy a grand Raffle, Christmas Crafts and Games, Christmas Cafe and Food, Hot Dogs Stall, Tombola, Kids Crafts, and Santa’s Grotto! A great afternoon for all ages to enjoy! Saturday 7th December 4-7pm St. Gabriels Church Tewkesbury Close Popley 

Book Fair at Viables

Come along to explore books by authors who live local to Basingstoke. For pre-school and infants, teen and adult: adventure, well-being, inspirational, steam punk and more Saturday 7th December Viables Craft Centre

Mayor’s Carol Service 2019

All are welcome to celebrate the start of the festive season with the Mayor Cllr Diane Taylor at the Mayor’s Carol Service. The free service will be held at St Michael’s Church on Sunday 8 December at 7pm with refreshments and mince pies served afterwards. The service will be led by the Mayor’s Chaplain and Consort Dr Andy Taylor and the Bishop of Basingstoke will perform the blessing. The Basingstoke Festival of Choirs will lead the congregation carols and Teresa Lunn, soloist, from The Belles of St Martin, will sing The Candlelight Carol by John Rutter. Also during the service, the Hatch Warren Infant School Choir will perform some festive songs to get you into the Christmas mood.

Christmas Concert

Old Basing Royal British Legion Corps of Drums Christmas Concert 2019 invite you to come along and celebrate this Christmas season with the band at their fantastic end of the year concert.

Ticket avaliable behind the club bar Price: 7.00 2pm 15th Decemberat the Old Basing British Legion Club Crown Lane

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