1 In Winchester...

ARMED Forces Day is taking place this Saturday, and a number of events are occurring across the city.

The day exists to honour the UK’s service personnel, past, present and future.

It is held annually on the last Saturday of June, providing the nation with a dedicated day when people can come together to show their appreciation and support of the Armed Forces.

This year, the national event will be held in Llandudno, North Wales.

Full details of all the events taking place this year can be found on the Winchester Guildhall website.

2 In Winchester...

DISCOVER Destination Space – Apollo at Winchester Science Centre – a brand new exhibition set to open on Saturday.

This July marks the 50th anniversary of NASA’s 1969 Apollo 11 lunar mission, and the first time humans landed on the moon.

Celebrate this momentous achievement with a range of space-themed activities.

In a brilliant interactive live science show and through hands-on activities, discover why and how humans travelled to the moon, and the immense challenges that were overcome to complete this incredible mission.

Admission can be pre-booked through the centre's website.

3 In Beaulieu...

HEAD over to the Beaulieu this Saturday to see the stunning sculpture collection.

New to the museum for summer 2019, this unique collection features works by over 60 renowned sculptors, including Heather Jansch, Tom Hiscocks, Richard Cresswell, Jilly Sutton, Nicola Godden and Diane Maclean.

Each piece has been carefully selected to take full advantage of their unique backdrop; from the atmospheric ruins of Beaulieu Abbey to the serene beauty of the Victorian Flower Garden and the intimate setting of Palace House.

To book, visit the Beaulieu website.

4 In Winchester...

AROUND 200 years ago, John Keats was inspired to write his best-loved poem To Autumn during a visit to Winchester.

This Saturday, you can be inspired by Keats!

People across the county are invited to a free poetry workshop celebrating “The Seasons in Hampshire” this Saturday.

Working with Southampton Poet Laureate Matt West at Winchester City Museum, you’ll get to explore the joys of writing and sharing poetry.

To book a space, visit the museum's website or call 01962 863064.

5 In Winchester...

IT'S the St Cross Fete this Saturday – and you're invited.

There will be a wide range of stalls and games, as well as train rides, and entertainment provided by the Winchester Morris Men, 1st Chandlers Ford Boys’ Brigade Band and Punch & Judy.

Teas, home made cakes and ice cream will be available.

Get your book signed by local author, Eleanor Houghton, who last year published her children’s book ‘Porridge and the big pile of poo’.

The fete will run at The Hospital of St Cross between 1.30pm and 5pm, with tickets costing £3 and adults going free.

6 In Chawton...

INEXPENSIVE nineteenth-century reprints helped make Jane Austen canonical, yet many early lowbrow versions of her novels remain unrecorded and unstudied.

Join Professor Barchas this Saturday as she describes her democratising approach to reception history as “hard-core bibliography meets the Antiques Roadshow.”

Janine Barchas is the Louann and Larry Temple Centennial Professor in English Literature at the University of Texas at Austin.

She will be giving her talk at Jane Austen's House Museum on Saturday at 2pm.

To book tickets, visit the museum's website.

7 In Winchester...

THIS Saturday is the perfect chance to discover some of the hidden brooks and streams which run through Winchester.

Join a specialist guide as you follow the twists and turns of the beautiful flows that you've probably never noticed before.

All tours last one-and-a-half hours and start at the Tourist Information Centre.

Tickets can be purchased online or they are available to buy at the Winchester Tourist Information Centre.

8 In Stoughton...

YOU'LL feel as if you've travelled back in time if you head to Stansted House this weekend.

The Nostalgia Show vintage festival is back, bringing with it whimsical charm and British eccentricity.

Experience a magical step back in time, view an incredible selection of classic cars, shop vintage style and dance the day away all in one glorious setting.

There'll be a fabulous variety of entertainment, including live music from Amy Baker and the Swing Beats, Lady & The Dukes and Northern Soul DJ's.

Admission can be paid on the day.

9 In the New Forest...

BATTLEFIELD Live is an exciting, outdoor laser-tag combat game, perfect for adrenaline seekers looking for some head-to head fun.

Unleash your inner video game fan as you duck, dive and dodge your opponents on the woodland playing field this Sunday with New Forest Activities.

Bring some old clothes, trainers and your best sense of adventure!

You'll be provided with all the kit and be given two-and-a-half hours to run yourself ragged through this incredible woodland setting.

To book a space, visit the New Forest Activities website.

10 In Selborne...

IT MIGHT not be Reading or Glastonbury, but the brilliant FOSStival is returning to Selborne Primary School this Saturday.

A vibrant family-friendly festival, this year's line-up includes energetic rockers Electric Milk, cover stalwarts The Zig Zig Band and American duo Borders.

Profits from the festival support musical learning and performance opportunity for kids at Selborne Primary School, allowing children to fulfil their potential whatever their means or background.

Tickets are £10 for adults, £2 for U16s and free for pre-schoolers.