1 In Winchester...

DISCOVER everything about robots and future technology at Winchester Science Centre this weekend.

Find plenty of hands-on science, a shockingly good live show demonstrating electricity and futuristic gear, and take the chance to design, build and compete in the ultimate robot wars challenge in the Invention Studio.

Staff will be on hand to talk you through some of the most incredible technology to date.

To book tickets, visit the centre's website, or call the reception on 01962 863791.

2 In Winchester...

BRITISH folk-punk group, The Men They Couldn’t Hang, came together in 1984 to perform at the Alternative Music Festival in Camden town.

They were very quickly championed by John Peel when their first single came out.

Over 30 years later, the group continue strong as they return to the stage at Winchester Guildhall.

Tickets cost £20 per person from the Guildhall website or by calling 01962 840820.

This event is standing only, but if required, contact the venue for disabled viewing.

3 In Winchester...

JOIN Hampshire Cultural Trust this Saturday for fun family-friendly portrait activities in the Winchester Discovery Centre Learning Room.

Have a go at creating a Victorian silhouette portrait or master bending pipe cleaners to make a face, and more.

Drop-in between 10am and noon, or 1pm and 3pm – there is no need to book.

The event is suitable for ages five years and above.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

4 In Sparsholt...

JOIN Lainston House chef Sylvain Gachot this Saturday for a full day learning to make classic French dishes including soupe a l’oignon, Boeuf Bourguignon, Gratin Dauphinoise, Madeleine and raspberry souffle.

The course includes lunch with your classmates and a glass of wine plus refreshments.

It is to run between 9.30am and 4.30pm at Lainston House.

Spaces can be booked through the hotel's website, or by calling 01962 797851.

There is access for wheelchair users.

5 In Portsmouth...

IT'S that time of year again.

You guessed it – Live at the Bandstand has returned, and this year's programme is set to draw in hundreds.

Sit it the sun on Sunday, and enjoy performances by Black Kat Boppers, Jukebox Jumpin' and The Southsea Belles, who will be kicking of a sizzling Summer of free live music.

No booking is required, just turn up, find your place on the grass slope, and enjoy the weekend – surely, you've earned it?

Music will be on stage between 1pm and 4pm.

6 In Beaulieu...

BE one of the first to see the new sculpture collection at Beaulieu this Saturday.

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.

7 In Selborne...

JOIN Gilbert White's House for fun packed event this Sunday.

Members have been working in collaboration with organisations which celebrate, explore and protect the natural world for this year's Nature Festival.

Meet the animals and plants of Selborne and surrounding areas, including reptiles, cattle, bees, and worms.

Each stall has an interactive nature activity. Collect stamps for each activity in your Nature Passport, a reminder of your fun packed day.

The festival will run between 10.30am and 5pm.

8 In Southampton...

JOIN the Southampton Dementia Festival committee this Saturday as they aim to show how you can live well with dementia.

Members will be on hand to provide information and advice to people living with dementia, their carers, friends and families.

There is a pamper zone, a refreshments tent, a quiet zone, outdoor games and activities and from the bandstand a range of music and live entertainment for all the family.

It is to run in Palmerston Park between 11am and 4pm.

For more information, contact: kjbm37@gmail.com.

9 In Southampton...

TAKE a walk with SEE Southampton this Sunday for a one-hour guided tour through the parks of the city, with a qualified tourist guide, followed by refreshments at Dancing Man brewery in Town Quay.

The event is suitable for children, prams, wheelchairs and dogs.

Attendees should meet at the water fountain outside the City Art Gallery/Central Library.

Spaces cost £6 per person, with accompanied children going free and including refreshments.

Pay your guide cash at the start of the walk.

For more information or to register an interest, email: katie@seesouthampton.co.uk.

10 In New Forest...

HEAD over to the New Forest this Sunday for a day of activities for all.

Find yourself on a Woodland Adventure Day with the New Forest Activities team.

During the morning you’ll get chance to light a fire and build a woodland shelter before testing your aim with a bow.

In the afternoon you’ll explore some of their woodland Low Ropes challenges before taking to the trees for your High Ropes adventure.

Attendees should take a packed lunch and weather appropriate clothing.

To book, visit: www.newforestactivities.co.uk/activities/woodland-adventure-day.