South Wonston film club to show "The Promise"

Hampshire Chronicle:

8:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

THIS month’s film at South Wonston Village Hall will be “A Promise”, a romantic drama set in Germany just before the Great War, starring Rebecca Hall and Alan Rickman.

Builders brew up

4:49pm Monday 15th September 2014

A HOUSE-builder is taking part in Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning fundraiser.

Wayne forecast

Hampshire Chronicle:

3:55pm Friday 12th September 2014

The Wayne Fontana Show,

William's the douse manager after braving the ice bucket challenge

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:47am Friday 12th September 2014

RESIDENTS of a retirement home gave their house manager a soaking.

General back in the saddle for show

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:42am Friday 12th September 2014

Major General Patrick Cordingley has not ridden a horse for the last 10 years but tomorrow (Saturday) he will be back in the saddle in front of thousands of people as he takes the salute on horseback for the closing ceremony of the Romsey Show.

Leo's a class act

Hampshire Chronicle:

10:27am Thursday 11th September 2014

By day he’s a guitar teacher by night he’s the leader of a contemporary jazz group.

Recital in memory of organ builder

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:58am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Jeffrey Williams, the former organist of Romsey Abbey, returns to the console on Friday, September 19 to give an organ recital.

Reunited on the Riviera

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:55am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Private Lives,

Mayor invites artists and businesses to launch city's cultural network

Hampshire Chronicle: Cllr Berry has become Winchester's 815th mayor

12:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

LOCAL artists and businesses have been invited to a meeting for a new cultural network by Winchester City Council.

Big top thrills in Baddesley

Hampshire Chronicle:

8:24am Thursday 4th September 2014

A circus is pitching its big top in North Baddesley this week.

University appoints Hampshire sculptor as its first artist in residence

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WINCHESTER University has appointed its first Artist in Residence to create new art for the campus.

Director looks to the future with 'absurd' theatre

Hampshire Chronicle:

11:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

IT has often been argued that the theatre can be a platform for so much more than simple audience entertainment.

Bryn breaks with organ tradition

Hampshire Chronicle:

8:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

The lunchtime concert in the Abbey next Wednesday (September 10) at 1pm promises to be outside the usual run of organ recitals.

Tea date for Songul

Hampshire Chronicle:

10:09am Monday 1st September 2014

Romsey's Teapoet Collective will present a monthly poetry cafe at the town's community art gallery, Rum's Eg, starting on Sunday, September 14.

Theatre Royal celebrates centenary

Hampshire Chronicle:

1:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A WINCHESTER landmark has celebrated its centenary.

Winchester Poetry Festival to mark Great War outbreak

5:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE outbreak of the First World War will be marked with a series of centenary events and readings at Winchester’s inaugural poetry festival.

Winchester artists' work displayed at National Gallery

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

NOT every artist can boast their artwork has been exhibited at London's National Gallery alongside the great masters.

Winchester's Billy Elliot to tap dance in the High Street once more

Hampshire Chronicle:

3:16pm Monday 28th July 2014

WINCHESTER helped launch Hampshire’s very own Billy Elliot.

Winchester's Florian dancers stage sell-out show

Hampshire Chronicle:

4:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WINCHESTER-based Florian School of Dance’s sell-out show And The Clock Struck XVII had a cast of more than 330 local children, aged five to 18 years.

Winchester performer pulls rabbit out of hat with Scottish festival slot

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

HE has proven he has the magic touch, and now a Winchester performer is set for the bright lights of a Scottish festival.

Choral Society in fine form

9:29am Friday 11th July 2014


Dive into Blake at Mottisfont

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:25am Friday 11th July 2014

ONE of the nation’s best-loved artists will soon come to Romsey for an exhibition of children’s illustrators.

Dancing in the streets

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:22am Friday 11th July 2014

ORGANISERS are promising entertainment for everyone at Romsey’s Beggars Fair this Saturday (July 12) Chairperson of tomorrow’s free summer music festival Delsia Bartlett said this year’s show had a wide-range of acts that would appeal to young and old alike.

True love ways

9:24am Friday 4th July 2014

Romsey Decorative and Fine Arts Society are delighted to welcome Peter Medhurst and his colleague, Philip Salmon, to the United Reformed Church on Thursday (July 10) for an evening entitled The Course of True Love.

Mark's a single-minded entertainer

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:21am Friday 4th July 2014

Romsey Festival brings back happy memories for performer Mark Ponsford.

The force is with them!

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:18am Friday 4th July 2014

It was a case of cowering cornets and trembling trombones in Timsbury this week as Darth Vader dropped in on Michelmersh Silver Band’s rehearsal for their festival g concert. The menacing light-sabre wielding (and tuba-toting) visitor from the Dark Side put in an unannounced appearance, much to the surprise of players Katie Topp and Connie and Meg Boler, as band members busily rehearsed the theme from Star Wars.

Echoes of the Great War ring through festival

Hampshire Chronicle: Echoes of the Great War ring through festival

9:21am Friday 27th June 2014

Many of this year’s arts festival hark back to the Great War and matters military.

Abbey and URC at the heart of festival

9:24am Friday 13th June 2014

WITH 30 different venues for the 100 plus events being held during the forthcoming Romsey Festival, organisers have been able to spread the festival across a large part of southern Test Valley, writes festival chairman, Dick Hewett.

Church says it with flowers

9:09am Friday 13th June 2014

HOUGHTON is holding its annual flower festival at All Saints’ Church tomorrow (June 14) between 2pm and 6pm. The garden of the Old Rectory next door will also be open to visitors. Entry is £4 and all money raised will go towards the upkeep of the church.

Constabulary band on the beat in the Abbey

9:02am Friday 13th June 2014

Serving and retired police officers and staff are taking part in the Band of Hampshire Constabulary’s first-ever concert in Romsey Abbey at 7.30pm next Friday (June 20). Cash raised at the Midsummer Duty Calls Concert will be shared between the Countess Mountbatten Hospice and Naomi House Children’s Hospice, as well as the band.

Winchester School of Art graduates dazzle with their fashion show

Hampshire Chronicle: A model on the catwalk at Winchester School of Art's graduate fashion show

1:00pm Monday 2nd June 2014

IT was a day of monochrome prints, stark lines, bold colours and even tartan at this year’s Winchester School of Art graduate fashion show.

Thousands expected at steam rally

8:53am Friday 16th May 2014

STEAM engine lovers will gather in full force next weekend to raise money for a cancer charity.

Prodigies return to perform at festival

Hampshire Chronicle: The Delmege Quartet featuring former Romsonian, Hannah Rose Innes, 21 on cello

8:52am Friday 25th April 2014

An array of home-grown classical musicians are among artists who have signed up for this year’s Romsey Festival in July.

Murder mystery is a who-nun-it?

8:44am Friday 25th April 2014

Preview: Agnes of God, at the Plaza Theatre, Romsey

Singers keep it in the family

9:26am Friday 11th April 2014

IT IS a family affair for chamber choir, Romsey Singers, as they gear up for their next big concert.

War through artists’ eyes

Hampshire Chronicle: Over The Top by John Nash.  Imperial War Museum

9:23am Friday 11th April 2014

new exhibition featuring the work of a group of British war artists has opened at Southampton City Art Gallery, before going on a tour of other county venues.

Still dancing 50 years on

Hampshire Chronicle: Motown legend Martha Reeves

9:20am Friday 11th April 2014

IT is not only the signature tune of a legendary Motown girl band but it is one of the world’s most iconic pop songs.

New date for Tom

10:43am Thursday 10th April 2014

A GIG by budding Romsey singer Tom Martin in Winchester tomorrow (Saturday) has been cancelled and rearranged due to unseen circumstances. The gig in the Bar Room at the Railway Inn will now be staged on Wednesday, April 23 at 7.30pm.

New passion play at Abbey

2:19pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A new Passion Play dealing with Jesus’s encounters with women comes to Romsey Abbey this Friday evening (April 11).

Indoor Easter garden at church

2:13pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

CANADA Common Methodist Church will host an indoor Easter Garden on Saturday.

Jill takes the cake prize

Hampshire Chronicle: Cakemaker, Jill Chant, with her metre-high cake, which won the Showstopper class at the Southwest Cake and Bake Fest

8:28am Friday 4th April 2014

They wanted a “Showstopper” and she certainly gave them one.

Meet the men and women of the cloth

8:24am Friday 4th April 2014

Treasures of the material world come to Romsey on Saturday (April 5).

Mills turn at Mortimer's comedy club

Hampshire Chronicle: Bob Mills

8:46am Friday 28th March 2014

THE Comedy Club returns to the Mortimer Arms in Ower in April with a headline appearance from TV’s Bob Mills.

Nancy's school daze

Hampshire Chronicle: Jennifer Hampton, as Stacey, Lizzie Harden as Maggie and Nancy Longland, as Kerrie, in Thick as a Brick

8:38am Friday 28th March 2014

RAODS’ latest production at the Plaza, Romsey, has been a confusing challenge for cast member, Nancy Longland. Her real-life father, Nick, plays her on-stage headteacher and, to add to the confusion, her real-life teacher, Steve Cosier, is playing her best friend’s dad!

Theatre Royal Winchester to host double bill performance

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4:50pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

THE THEATRE Royal Winchester is set for an exhilarating double-bill performance tomorrow.

New physical theatre show will grace the stage of Theatre Royal Winchester

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3:50pm Monday 17th March 2014

A WRITER and actor is set to return to the Theatre Royal in Winchester with a performance of his new physical theatre show The Russian Doctor.

Artist revisits inter-war Berlin

Hampshire Chronicle: Artist revisits inter-war Berlin

9:35am Friday 14th March 2014

A WEEKEND exhibition of new paintings by Chris Gollon will be held at Stockbridge Town Hall.

Jazz brothers at Awbridge

9:32am Friday 14th March 2014

TWO young brothers hope to jazz up Awbridge next month. Jazz duo Cody Moss and his brother Jaz have performed at top London venues and on April 12 they will be appearing in concert at Awbridge Village Hall.

Palin play comes to Plaza

9:11am Friday 7th March 2014

THE next show at the Plaza Theatre in Romsey will be The Weekend.

Pub launches comedy club

9:47am Friday 28th February 2014

THERE should be plenty of laughs at a Hampshire pub next week.

Eastleigh Music Festival


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