Events in the area
Emsworth Farmers market
Located in St Peter’s Square, 10.00am-1.00pm
A Free event! Enjoy the great taste of Hampshire, savour the delights of truly local food reared, grown, baked, caught & brewed in Hampshire
- 20th January
- 17th February
- 17th March
- 21st April
- 19th May
- 16th June
- 21st July
- 18th August
- 15th September
- 20th October
- 17th November
- 15th December
Emsworth Art’s trail
- 28th and 29th April
- 05th, 06th, 07th May
The Art’s Trail offers the chance to see and meet designers, painters and makers in their own homes and studios. Churches, community halls, pubs and shops also act as exhibition space to bring a blaze of creativity to every corner of the town.
Big PortsMOUTH Comedy Festival
The South coast’s best comedy festival. Get set for a lip smacking treat with a weekend full of comedy genius guaranteed to have you rolling in the aisles!
Portsmouth Tattoo Fest
Tattoo Fest has arrived on our shores to bring you some of the best tattoo artists from all over the country! Come and join us at Pyramids Plaza for this 2 day event and watch live tattooing from 65+ artists. Live entertainment will also feature heavily over the weekend with live music and burlesque shows. Tattoo competitions will also take place, featuring Rival Ink, where artists compete at a selected theme of tattoo and have 6 hours to complete the challenge.
Butser Ancient Farm
Beltain festival is the ancient Celtic celebration to mark the beginning of summer, with music, dancing and the burning of the giant wickerman.
Arundel Cathedral Corpus Christi Carpet of Flowers
For 100 years, Arundel Cathedral has celebrated the feast of Corpus Christi with a festival of flowers, which includes a magnificent carpet of flowers in the central aisle, laid by parishioners. Arundel Cathedral is located approx. 30 minutes from The Brookfield Hotel.
Stansted Park MG’s in the park
This event is for MG owners and their cars only. Bring your MG and join Solent MG Owners Club members, with their beautiful MG cars. While doing so, enjoy live music from the Soberton Strummers ukulele group, and period Victorian organ music.
The Stansted Park Garden Show
08th- 10th June
The perfect event to find all you need to make your garden and home grow. A great opportunity to explore what’s on the doorstep; source new talent, designers and artisans. Browse affordable and handpicked stands showcasing the latest specialist plants, garden accessories, art, design, sculpture, fashion, gifts and then treat your taste buds to tempting foods and wines.
The fabulous Il Divo “Castles and Country Tour” concert is being held in the impressive grounds of Stansted House on 17th July. A concert not to be missed!
The Brookfield Hotel is located only 10 minutes away.
Kitesurfing Armada Festival
The Kitesurfing Armada is a unique kitesurfing festival held on Hayling Island, bringing the kitesurfing community together for one fantastic weekend of kiting, music, fundraising and record breaking.
Every year during July Lordington Lavender open their gates for us to enjoy their heavenly fields of stunning lavender. Dates are to be announced but this is usually the 3rd or 4th week in July. Lordington Lavender is located approx. 10 minutes from the The Brookfield Hotel.
Since 1826 Cowes Week has played a key part in the British sporting summer calendar and is one of the UK's longest running and most successful sporting events. It now stages up to 40 daily races for around 1,000 boats and is the largest sailing regatta of its kind in the world.
Victorious is a three day music festival on the common and Castle fields in the beautiful seaside location of Southsea, Portsmouth.
Chichester Festival Theatre
Chichester Festival Theatre is one of the UK’s flagship theatres, renowned for the exceptionally high standard of its productions as well as its work with the community and young people. Situated in a cathedral city in West Sussex between the South Downs and the sea, the Festival Theatre’s bold thrust stage design makes it one of England’s most striking playhouses; a studio theatre, the Minerva Theatre, sits nearby. Located approx. 15 minutes from The Brookfield Hotel.
Goodwood Motor and Horse Racing events…
Located on the spectacular Goodwood Estate in the heart of West Sussex, approx. 25 minutes from The Brookfield Hotel…
Motor related events …
Member’s meeting 17th-18th March
Festival of Speed 12th-15th July
Goodwood Revival 07th-09th September
Horse Racing events…
Goodwood Family Race Day 10th June
Qatar Goodwood Festival 31st July
Qatar Goodwood Festival 03rd August
Qatar Goodwood Festival 04th August
August Bank Holiday Racing 24th-26th August
Southampton Boat Show
See the best boats and marine brands gathered together at Britain's biggest boating festival, located at Mayflower Park.
Great South Run
The world's leading 10 mile running event returns to Portsmouth. This fast and flat course starts and finishes on Southsea sea front, with beautiful views of the Solent. Participants are given special permission to run through Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, home to HMS Victory and the Mary Rose Museum.
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
30th November – 02nd December
Experience the magic of Christmas at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard this winter with the return of The Victorian Festival of Christmas. All the family favourites are back, including Fagin’s Tavern, where you’ll find winter warmers and a number of bands playing seasonal songs. You will of course find the traditional Father Christmas, dressed in green, at what is one of the biggest Christmas festivals on the south coast. As you are transported back to a bygone era on Dickensian snowy streets, why not shop for festive gifts in the Christmas Market, which has over 150 stalls selling the finest hand-crafted goods. The Dockyard is located 15 minutes drive from The Brookfield Hotel or take the bus from outside the Hotel to the Dockyard.