What’s on guide

What’s On in and around Basingstoke

This page compliments our what’s On Diary which is regularly broadcast on air.
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Basingstoke Anime Society Meet up

Meet every Tuesday at The White Hart on London Road in Basingstoke to watch anime and socialize, the venue has a cheap bar selling food and drink and also has free parking. The Anime video programme starts at 7:00 sharp, and goes on to about 10:00 depending on the night. ‎Tuesday‎, ‎November 12‎  


Come and learn the basics of crochet, and learn how to make a Granny square. Granny squares are a great starting point in crochet as they can be made into anything from blankets to garments. Wed, 13 Nov, 7pm The Anvil  

Jan Jack’s Laughter-House Comedy Club Presents Mike Gunn

Jan Jack’s Laughter-House Live at the Apollo Hotel brings you top stand up comedy from the UK Circuit. Headline act Mike Gunn with support from Mark Maier, Sam Savage, Jan Jack and MC Sally Anne Hayward.
Apollo Hotel Thursday 14th November, 7:30pm  

Christmas Shopping & Fashion Event

Come along to browse unique trade stalls and watch the fashion show using real women (The Pink Place Guests) Tickets are £10 in advance or 12.50 on the door this includes a glass of bubbly and access to their Christmas market. Perfect for finding those special gifts this Christmas. The Apollo Hotel
Friday 15th November 6:00pm  

Star in the Jar

When a little boy stumbles across a special star, he puts it in a jar and takes it on adventures. But the poor star misses its home… Can the little boy and his big sister find a way to send the star safely back?
warm-hearted story, with music, that perfectly captures the friendship between two siblings; the lovely set design taking the action from park to school, and back home. Tickets available online or in person at the Creation Space Proteus Creation Space, Council Rd, Basingstoke Saturday 16th November, 10am  

90s Night at The Tea Bar

Get the date in your diary for the first public outing playing nothing but 90s tunes… All the best (and worst) the decade has to offer playing songs from…. Ricky Martin, Peter Andre, All Saints, Fugees, Back Street Boys, 5ive, Britney, Aqua, Will Smith, Blur, Oasis and many more…. 90s attire optional! Sat, 16 Nov, 9:00 pm– Sun, 17 Nov The Tea Bar London Road  

Makers Fair – Supporting Basingstoke Ladies Choir

An event of local hobbies, crafters and artists that will show and have their goods for sale at this makers’ fair .10% of sales will go towards Basingstoke Ladies Choir.
Sun, 17 November
10:00 – 14:00
Carnival Hall, Council Road

Quiz and Curry Night

What could be better than a fun evening testing your general knowledge and a homemade curry supper? On the 2nd Thursday of every month, more of the Good Stuff Cafe and Gift Shop host a quiz and curry night. Tickets are £10 per person and include a homemade curry, your quiz master and a jolly good time! Doors open at 6.30pm Quiz starts at 7.30pm Curry supper served at the mid-way point in quiz Fully licensed bar Thursday 10th October 6:30pm until 10:15pm

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