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Saturday 16th January Hampshire Farmers Market 10am - 2pm St Peter's Square CANCELLED


Friday 12th February - Tuesday 2nd March North Street will be closed to  complete bridge strengthening works.


Saturday 20th February  Hampshire Farmers Market 10am - 2pm St Peter's Square


Friday 26th February - Sunday 28th February Emsworth Winter Beer, Cider & Wine Festival  at the Emsworth Community Centre. More details CANCELLED
Saturday 20th March  Hampshire Farmers Market  10am - 2pm St Peter's Square
Saturday 27th March - Sunday 10th April Emsworth Artists Virtual Spring Exhibition  feature the work of over 20 local Emsworth Artists, with up to 100 pieces of art for sale.


Sunday 29th March - Sunday 4th April Easter Trail Come and enjoy some covid-safe family fun this Easter on our Emsworth Easter Trail. Find the eggs, follow the Easter story and complete the challenges along the way. For more details see the website:



Sunday 29th March - Sunday 4th April Easter Trail Come and enjoy some covid-safe family fun this Easter on our Emsworth Easter Trail. Find the eggs, follow the Easter story and complete the challenges along the way. For more details see the website: l

Monday 5th April Emsworth Museum re-opens (Covid permitting) Saturday 10:30-4:30, Sunday 2:30-4:30 and on Bank Holidays

Saturday 17th April  Hampshire Farmers Market 10am - 2pm St Peter's Square


Friday 23rd April St George’s Day parade Cancelled for the second year running due to Covid restrictions.

Wednesday 28th April Emsworth RNLI Fundraising Branch Annual General Meeting at 7.00pm To attend the AGM via zoom, contact secretary Caroline Tilley 01243 699451 or 07730 356851 to book a place.



Sunday 2nd May Westbourne Club Open Air Sale River Street PO10 8TG Westbourne Charity shops are full . So why not book a table at our sale and get rid of all your unwanted clutter. And donate the money you make to a charity. £10 a table. 01243 372714 to book.

Saturday 8th May Emsworth Jumble Trail Unlike an ordinary jumble sale, on event days you can set up a stall at the front of your house or your garage if you wish. There will be a admin fee of £2 to appear on the Emsworth Jumble Trail map but following the trail is free. More HERE
Saturday 15th May   Hampshire Farmers Market 10am - 2pm St Peter's Square
Saturday 29th May Emsworth Museum re-opens until 31st October:
Saturdays and Bank Holidays 10.30am-4.30pm and Sundays 2.30pm-4.30pm.
Emsworth Maritime & Historical Trust members are welcome to visit the Museum for research but this will be by appointment only. Please contact Dorothy Bone, 01243 373780, email: 

Wednesday 16th June Fairport Convention a WemsFest production at Emsworth Baptist Church 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Street Fairport Convention has been entertaining music lovers for over half a century. During that time the band that launched British folk-rock has seen many changes. But one thing has remained the same - Fairport’s passion for performance. This year’s Spring Tour concert will present a mix of long-established Fairport favourites and some surprises from albums old and new including Full House, which was released 50 years ago this year. The band skilfully interprets traditional ballads. Find out more »

Saturday June 19th  Hampshire Farmers Market 10am - 2pm St Peter's Square

Monday 5th July a Zoom Meeting on the Emsworth Neighbourhood Plan Referendum at 7.30pm at the Emsworth Community Centre.

Join Zoom Meeting:


Meeting ID: 814 6470 4916

Passcode: 907377


Monday 5th July  Damien O’Kane & Ron Block a WemsFest production at Chidham Village Hall, Main Road 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm A welcome return to Chidham Village Hall for US banjo maestro Ron Block, this time in the company of Irish multi-instrumentalist Damien O'Kane. Together they recorded the excellent 2018 release 'Banjophony' and only their respective touring and recording commitments have kept them apart since then. This will be a great opportunity to see them up close as they play their wonderful blend of Irish and Bluegrass styles. Doors open at 7.30pm. Licenced bar. Find out more »

Thursday July 8th Emsworth Neighbourhood Plan  Local Referendum If supported, the Emsworth Neighbourhood Plan will become part of the tatutory planning regulation that will ensure that future development will protect the distinctive character of Emsworth and make it an even better place to live, work and visit.  Read more HERE

Saturday10th - Sunday 11th July & Saturday 17th - Sunday 18th July CHICHESTER ART TRAIL 2021  Venues open 10.30am - 5pm each day TRAIL GUIDES available at the NOVIUM and the ART TRAIL HUB or download HERE


Saturday 17th July  Hampshire Farmers Market 10am - 2pm St Peter's Square


Saturday 17th July - Sunday 5th September  A Glimpse into the History of Westbourne an Emsworth Museum Exhibition.  This exhibition includes old maps as well as photographs of the shops, businesses and watermills that have long disappeared.  Open Saturdays and August Bank Holiday Monday 10.30am - 4.30pm, Sundays 2.30 - 4.30pm.


Monday 19th July Emsworth Men’s Shed – Start Up Event at 11 am, so if you would like to hear more and get involved, or you have any tools you’d like to donate, please email or just turn up.


Saturday 24th July Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra the Magic of Mozart at the Emsworth Community Centre and watch the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra streamed live to our big cinema screen,  performances start at 7 pm. Tickets are just £5  Click here to Reserve Seats Seating on the evenings will be allocated as per Government Covid guidance applicable at that date.

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th July Hayling Island Music Festival:

Saturday 31st July CHRISTIAN AID SUMMER SALE  Emsworth Methodist Church 10am to 12.30pm Cakes, Books, Bric a Brac, Good quality clothes and gifts. All proceeds to Christian Aid


Saturday 31st July Smooth Classics at Emsworth Community Center Let the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra soothe away the stresses and

strains of life in a evening featuring some of the most beautiful  and peaceful symphonic musk ever written, with musk by Grieg, Satie, Elgar, Bizet, Debussy, Mendelssohn and many more. Tickets £5,00 Click here to Reserve Seats. View the Poster HERE

Saturday 31st July Walk in clinic this Saturday Emsworth Baptist Church, P010 7BY
Anyone over 18 can get their 1st or 2nd vacination.
Sunday 1st August - Sunday 30th August Scarecrow Competition More information HERE

Thursday12th August Classical Extravaganza: Hall of Fame at Emsworth Community Center Enjoy an evening in the company of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and a selection of the greatest classical music in the world! From Sibelius' fervent Finlandia and the atmospheric A Night on the Bare Mountain by Mussorgsky to the magical sparkle of John Williams' ET Flying Theme, there is something for everyone to enjoy. The concert concludes with the symphonic explosion that is Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture. Click here to Reserve Seats  View the Poster HERE

Friday 13th & Saturday 14 August, The Unquiet Grave 7:30 pm at  The Spring, Havant.Tickets: T. 023 9247 2700 Read more HERE
 Saturday 14 August Marine Fun Day noon - 4pm Details HERE

Saturday 21st August Hampshire Farmers Market 10am - 2pm St Peter's Square

Sunday 22nd August Emsworth Jumble Trail  More info HERE
Saturday 28th August Racton Summer Fete  at Lordington House, Racton 2.00-4.30pm More info HERE
Monday 30th August The Emsworth Show, Thorney Rd Show Ground open 10.00am - 5.00pm Visit the website  for more informatiom

Wednesday 8th – Saturday 11th September   "On the Home Front"  An original musical play by Jim Strudwick inspired by his wartime experiences at Southbourne Village Hall Tickets from: Bookends in Emsworth and online:  Limited availability on door. More information HERE


Friday 10th – Sunday 12th September Kite Surfing Armada Festival Hayling Island

Saturday 18th - Sunday 26th of September Havant Borough Green Week Find out more HERE
Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th September Emsworth Arts Trail
Saturday 11 - Sunday 12th September An exhibition by Andrew Foster Part of the Emsworth Arts Trailat Emsworth Museum. Andrew started using art as a study of mental health and his pictures have been exhibited galleries across the south. View the POSTER.

Saturday 18th September Hampshire Farmers Market 10am - 2pm St Peter's Square

Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th September Emsworth Arts Trail
Saturday 18th - Sunday 19th and /September An exhibition by Andrew Foster Part of the Emsworth Arts Trailat Emsworth Museum. Andrew started using art as a study of mental health and his pictures have been exhibited galleries across the south. View the POSTER.

Friday 24th - Sunday 26th September  Beer, Cider & Wine Festival  Emsworth Community Centre Details HERE


Saturday 5th September – Sunday 31st October The history of the 1st Emsworth Girl Guides an Emsworth Museum Exhibition  The last exhibition in 2021 is a display of photographs and material assembled  by Eunice Sanderson – Captain of the Emsworth Girl Guides for many years.


Friday 1st October EMSWORTH MERIDIAN SINGERS NEW MEMBERS WELCOME EVENING THE ASSEMBLY ROOMS, Emsworth Community Centre 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. FREE (7 p.m. to 9 p.m. every week following this)Weekly Sub £3.50  Please Contact:  Louise on: Phone: 07985606670

Monday 4th October    Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham  a WemsFest production at Emsworth Baptist Church

Wednesday 6th October Eddi Reader ‘Forty Years Live a WemsFest production at Emsworth Baptist Church 8:00 pm Eddi Reader is perhaps Scotland's greatest living female voice. In 2020, she celebrates her 40th year on stage with the ‘40 Years Live’ concert tour. From her earliest years playing the folk clubs of western Scotland and learning how to street sing across Europe (like her hero Edith Piaf) Eddi's path soon lead her to a professional career in music as a backing singer for Eurythmics and Gang of Four. Her band Fairground Attraction had huge international success and number, Find out more »


Friday 8 October, 2021 Community Information Fair at the Hayling Island Community Centre from 10:00 to 14:00. Organised by Alan Mak MP

Thursday 14th October    Bob Hall & Dave Kelly (Blues)    a WemsFest production at  Chidham Village Hall

Friday15th October    Raymond & Mr. Timpkins (Comedy) a WemsFest production at Emsworth Sports Club   


Saturday 16th  October Hampshire Farmers Market 10am - 2pm St Peter's Square


Saturday 16th October   Maroon Town (Ska/Reggae) a WemsFest production at  St. James’ Parish Hall, Emsworth


Saturday 16th October Music Night in aid of Ems4Afghans at the White Horse, Westbourne from 7.00pm Bands - DJ - food – raffle.


Wednesday 10th November “French Prisoners of War, Smugglers and Conspiracies” An Emsworth Maritime & Historical Trust talk This is an illustrated PowerPoint talk by Paul Chamberlain. He is an author and historian specialising in the Napoleonic era. As well as being an authority on theprisoner of war period, 1793–1815, he was heavily involved in the Napoleonic Eagle restoration project at Norman Cross and the “Time Team” dig at the site in 2009. Talks are held in the Mountford Rooms 1 and 2 of the Emsworth Community Centre starting at 7.30pm. Doors open at 7.00pm. Admission – Members £3.00, non members £4.00. Advance tickets available at Emsworth Museum (weekends only) or at the usual opening times of Bookends of Emsworth at 7 High Street, Emsworth


Monday 18th October 2021 Emsworth Residents Association quarterly public meeting at 7.30pm (tbc) More Details HERE

Wednesday 20th October Portsdown Hill: A Stroll Through Time An Emsworth Maritime & Historical Trust talk by Nigel Gossop in the Mountford Rooms 1 and 2 of the Emsworth Community Centrestarting at 7.30pm. Doors open at 7.00pm. Using photographs and images, Nigel describes the history and stories of some of the places that can be seen on the route of this virtual circular walk. The area covered includes tea gardens, military influences, prefabs, fairs and camp sites. Over the years the familiar hill that dominates the Portsmouth skyline has seen many changes.
Friday 22nd October Charlie Hart & Chris Jagge a WemsFest production at Compton Assembly Room
Sunday 23rd October Grupo Lokito (Cuba/Africa) a WemsFest production at Chidham Village Hall

Wednesday 27th October Emsworth Youth Day at Emsworth Community Centre 11am – 1.00pm and 2.00pn – 4.00pm ages 10 -14 Entry £2,00 For details contact:


Saturday 30th October CHRISTIAN AID AUTUMN SALE 10am to 12.30pm International Hall Emsworth Square Cakes, Books, Bric a Brac Good quality clothes and gifts All proceeds to Christian Aid


Saturday 30th October Male Voice Choir present TWO-GETHER with the Basingstoke Male Voice Choir Two male voice choirs in concert 7.00pm at St. George's Church, Waterlooville, P07 7EH Tickets: £10 available on the door or online.

Tursday 2nd November Emsworth Museum Closes for the Winter
Thursday 11th November Còig (Cape Breton) a WemsFest production at  Chidham Village Hall

Friday 12th November Emsworth Library Official Opening 12.30pm at Emsworth Community Centre Please join us for the official opening of Emsworth Library in Emsworth Community Centre.


Saturday 13th November AUTUMN FAIR 10.00am – 12.00 Noon St Wilfred’s Church Broad Rd Nutbourne


Saturday 13th November Emsworth Forum AGM & Public Meeting 10.00an at the Community Centre.


Monday 15th November  Emsworth Community Land Trust AGM 7pm at Emsworth Community Centre Please come and join us for a short meeting and the opportunity to catch up on things we are doing in Emsworth. More HERE

Saturday 20th November Hampshire Farmers Market 10am - 2pm St Peter's Square
Saturday 20th November THE PULSE PINK FLOYD TRIBUTE Presented by: The Emsworth Music Club at Emsworth Baptist Church -  Door time: 7:00pm, Start time: 7:45pm. Tickets HERE

Wednesday 24th November Skerryvore a WemsFest production at Emsworth Baptist Church 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm  Take two brothers, Daniel (Accordion) and Martin Gillespie (pipes, whistles and accordion), steeped in the Scottish west coast ceilidh tradition on the Isle of Tiree, and add in friends Fraser West (drums) and Alec Dalglish (guitar and vocals), with a background in brass bands, wind bands, jazz bands, and with blues, folk and country influences, and you have the 2005, embryonic Skerryvore. Fast forward 10 years, add Craig Espie (fiddle) and Jodie Bremaneson (bass), bring in your album producer. Find out more »

Friday 26th November The East Pointers (PEI) a WemsFest production at Chidham Village Hall

Monday 29th November Solent Mail Voice Choir Singing Carols in The Crown 7.00pm to 9.00pm

Come and  in the fun.

Friday 3rd December Havant Jobs, Apprenticeships & Careers Fair 10.00am - 2.00pm at Havant Leisure Centre

Friday 3rd December 2021 Switching on the Christmas Lights & the arrival of Father Christmas starts from 5.15pm in St Peter's Square.

Saturday 4th December Westbourne Christmas Market10.00am – 2.00pm The Meeting Place North Street Westbourne.
Friday 10th December A Christmas Party with The Spike Drivers 7.00pm at EmsworthSports and Scial ClubFind out more HERE

Sunday 12th December  Tuppenny Barn Christmas Market Midday - 4.00pm  Natural festive wreaths, preserves and handmade gifts along with local makers, producers and suppliers of gifts, foods and drinks.


Monday 13th December  Film: Supernova –  Drama/Romance (R) 95 mins 3.30pm and 7.30pm at the Community Centre.  Sam (Colin Firth) and Tusker (Stanley Tucci), a musician and a novelist, partners of 20 years, are travelling across England in their old camper van visiting friends, family and places from their past. Since Tusker was diagnosed with early-onset dementia two years ago, their time together is the most important thing they have. Tickets £5 from ECA Office/Loretta’s Café/on the door.


Saturday 11th December Emsworth Concert Band Christmas Concert Warblington School at7.30pm Bar will be available Tickets £8 (under-16s free with a paying adult) Available in advance at Bookends, Emsworth or call Rich Taylor on 01243 373102 or book / pay online

Tuesday 14th December Solent Male Voice Choir We need a Little Christmas - Seasonal songs with mince pies and mulled wine at 7.30pm in St Faith's Church, Havant. Tickets £10 available online or on the door More information

Saturday 18th December Hampshire Farmers Market 10am - 2pm St Peter's Square


Saturday 18th December Christmas Songs and Carols Emsworth Community Centre at 7.30 pm.   Come and join us for some Christmas Carols and Songs led by the Phoenix Singers.  Mulled Wine & Mince Pies will be served during the interval.  Tickets from Emsworth Community Centre Office.  Free entry with a retiring collection. CANCELLED - due to the current situation this event has been cancelled.


Saturday 18th December Lobster Pot Carols with Village Voices – on the Quay ,in aid of the RNLI  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday 19th December Carols at the Kings Village Voices at The Kings Arms,Emsworth  5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
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These events last updated on 27-Dec-2021