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Jack Shaw-Downie and Felicia Gray performing in Barton Peveril College's production of Cabaret

How the arts saved the day for Winchester's teenagers

Joan of Arc, Sick, Interrogated in Prison by the Cardinal of Winchester, 1824 Oil on canvas, 277 cm x 217 cm (© Musées de la Ville de Rouen)

An icon betrayed: Behind Joan of Arc and the Bishop of Winchester

Acclaimed author Bevis Hillier now has AN Wilson's book about Queen Victoria within easy reach in his bookcase

Winchester author spills the beans on his spat with fellow literary titan AN Wilson

Hotel du Vin, Southgate Street, Winchester

From a murder trial to humble decor: how Hotel du Vin changed the industry

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

'It's a great city' - Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on Winchester's newest celebrity eatery

Daughters of Davis

From high street busking to supporting Beyoncé

Joe Allan's Closing the Gap is dedicated to the Absurd theatre movement

Director looks to the future with 'absurd' theatre

Current Wykeham Arms manager Jon Howard

Winchester's Wykeham Arms still quenches the city's thirst after 250 years in business

Dan Hooton, founder of Winchester security firm Spearfish

Winchester security firm protects British business men and women around the world

Picture supplied by internaware.org.

Employment options are limited for Hampshire's next generation

Edge of the world: the Azure Window. Copyright viewingmalta.com

An appetite for Malta

The shop is Judy's vision.

Winchester-based record producer spinning a new tune

How the old Andover Road should look when transformed into a tree-lined boulevard.

Rerouting the Andover Road: is the tide turning?

Mr Orange at home with wife, D.

Survivor Brian's meningitis warning

Aladdin's cave: inside the Bar End store.

Winchester's hidden treasures: a look inside the city's art store

Mr Gray decided to write about what he knows - music in Winchester.

Twyford man launches novel set in Winchester

Rupert Younger: sheriff, business man, bass guitarist.

Entrepreneur, bass player, family man: there's a new sheriff in town

Rockers win first Quest for the Chest

Romeo and Juliet at the Mayflower Theatre

Plenty of pirouettes for your pennies

Left to right: Tilly Johnston, James Swaffield and Kate Larden of Forte Tea Rooms and Tariq Salih, Haleema Salih, Ameera Salih and Shan Salih of Sri Lankan Cuisine based in Chandler's Ford

Sri Lankan Cuisine in Winchester

The Slug and Lettuce in The Square, Winchester

Slither to the 'slug for fine fare

Music in the Air 2008

University show at Theatre Royal

Passion of Christ the challenge of a lifetime

Namesake Down Under: George Hayter and family explore Winchester, New Zealand

Winchester, NZ, offers a taste of the small-town Kiwi lifestyle

Quintessential village pub has style on menu

Whatever the situation, you’ll always find an ivy to fit the bill

Cotoneaster berries

Berries and fruits take centre stage when autumn leaves fade

Home city debut for Lesley

Feeding time on the flats: oystercatchers decide that the tide has finally ebbed far enough for the feast to begin

Don’t miss out on this wonderful world of birds

Jean Francis used to organise weddings in Winchester, and has now put all the knowledge into a book on planning the perfect wedding J7963 Picture by Jon Mackintosh

Grandmother Jean’s guide to your big day

Manager, Kris Hillary, ensures the new club makes a splash on opening day,  as he is helped' in by hotel director, Gavin Elliott and Francis Benali

Saint Francis does new club honours

Aster Sapphire

Flowers that come alive in the season of mellow fruitfulness

Eaterie following in pub’s exalted footsteps

Chef is always up for challenge

Homely atmosphere well worth seeking out

Tulipa "Black Tulip"

For a splash of spring colour, there’s nothing to match tulips

Looking forward to the show: Ian Nelson, of Sunnyfields Farm.

‘Show within a show’ will be a tasty bonus

Your garden can become a haven for wildlife if you follow some simple guidelines

Create your own wildlife-friendly garden space

Kitty Fisher attributed to Francis Cotes 1726-1770 is owned by Chawton House Library

Treasures on canvas

Malcolm Gray with some of his fine beers at his Hampshire Farmers' Market stall

Brewing up a Real success

Cuisine or casual, it’s what you want it to be

Lilium regale

Choose honeysuckle for fragrance beyond compare

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: Interviews with Bonnie Wright, Evanna Lynch and Matthew Lewis

Black and bronze patterned dress

After eight it’s black and bronze bronze

Rosa gallica Versicolor

Endurance test

A Large Tortoiseshell prospects for nectar on the flowerhead of white Buddleia

Bountiful Buddleias

Sarah Potter of Pott's Pantry

Potty about puddings

The ergonomic contours of the Lazy Chair lounger combine classic design with supreme comfort

Ready to relax in style and classic comfort?

Delphinium elatum hybrid are best replaced every two or three years

Summertime blues

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