Hat Fair

30 June 2023 - 1 July 2023

Hat Fair is Britain’s longest running festival of street theatre and outdoor arts – taking place in Winchester in July every year.

Hat Fair, named after the tradition of throwing donations into performance hats, first burst onto the Winchester scene in 1974 as a busker’s festival.

It has developed a strong reputation and following, providing a weekend filled with hundreds of colourful and exciting performances.