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Happy Father’s Day

Mysteries & Mayhem
Mysteries & Mayhem

Happy Father’s Day! Are you looking for something to celebrate the father figure in your life? Winchester is definitely the place to be:

Something fancy

Enjoy an afternoon tea fit for a gentleman at Chawton House this Father’s Day. Visit the Old Kitchen for a wonderful array of sweet and savoury treats selected especially for Father’s Day and to satisfy your whole family. The perfect way to show that special person how much they mean to you.

Photo of Chawton House

Something tasty

Is your dad a fan of chillies, or maybe a fan of cheese? If so, Winchester has a brilliant day out for you this Father’s Day. Come along to the Cheese and Chilli Festival and celebrate these two delicious flavours – along with the father figure in your life, it’s sure to be a scrumptious day.

Festival go-ers at the Cheese & Chilli Festival

Something entertaining

Bring your whole family to the Watercress Line this Father’s Day for a Summer Sizzler. Enjoy a fun packed day of incredible circus skills, traditional fete games and a great selection of local sausages. Make sure you save room for strawberries and cream from Alresford’s West Country Buffet

Photo of children watching and entertainer

Something unusual

Combine a great day out with finding the perfect present this Father’s Day weekend at Gilbert White’s House. For all the avid gardeners being celebrated the Unusual Plant Fair is a great place to explore – you are sure to find something to make your garden stand out.

Plants in bloom in garden

Something funny

Who doesn’t like to laugh – bring your Dad along to the Theatre Royal Winchester for the Winchester Comedy Festival – Summer Gala on Father’s Day eve and start your celebrations off with a bang. Enjoy the side splitting comedy of Seann Walsh, Brett Goldstein, Peter Rethinasamy and James Gill.

Photo of comedians

Something for later

If your Father’s Day is already planned a visit to Winchester could be the ideal gift. Grab tickets to The Blue Apple’s production of Macbeth at the Theatre Royal Winchester, step back in locomotive history at the Diesel Gala at the Watercress Line, or plan a trip to this year’s Hat Fair for a wonderful weekend of theatre, dance and comedy.

Performer at Hat Fair 2021

Something perfect

Winchester is the perfect place to discover that ideal hidden gem for a Father’s Day present. Take a walk through the city centre or the stunning market towns in the district and you’re spoilt for choice with independent, local shops. There is something for everyone.