Stomp set for five-day run

Hampshire Chronicle:

4:03pm Friday 1st August 2014

Combining percussion, dance, theatre and comedy, Stomp remains one of the most original shows in the world.

City to celebrate 50 years with musical highlights

Hampshire Chronicle: Southampton marks 50 years of city status

4:06pm Friday 1st August 2014

THE BEST of musical show business will be hitting stages across Southampton to celebrate the city’s 50th anniversary.

City gallery showcasing premium London art

Hampshire Chronicle:

6:22pm Thursday 31st July 2014

BACK in 1913 a group of artists came together in a protest against the stuffy world of the Royal Academy.

Archers star to appear in Ayckbourn comedy

Hampshire Chronicle: EPS LEISURE: Ex-Archers actor headlines Playhouse in an evening with Graham Seed

4:50pm Thursday 31st July 2014

GRAHAM Seed, best known for playing Nigel Pargetter in The Archers for nearly 30 years is to appear in a classic Alan Ayckbourn comedy in Salisbury.

West End star supports city youth theatre

Hampshire Chronicle: Earl Carpenter

9:38am Thursday 31st July 2014

AS Southampton-born West End star Earl Carpenter prepares to make his debut on Broadway as Javert in Les Miserables, Mayflower Theatre has announced his appointment as patron of its Musical Youth Theatre.

Stars turn out for gala performance

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:33am Thursday 31st July 2014

STARS of stage and screen gathered in Chichester at the newly reopened Festival Theatre for a gala performance of the critically acclaimed production of Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus starring Rupert Everett.

City set for stellar 50th birthday

Hampshire Chronicle: Former Saints Matt Le Tissier and Francis Benali inpsect a model of The Saints

3:07pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

It will be a 50th birthday party like no other.

Cricket legends coming to city

Hampshire Chronicle:

3:15pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

POPULAR cricket commentators Geoffrey Boycott and Jonathan Agnew (Aggers) will take to the Mayflower Theatre stage on Monday, September 22.

New Saints play delayed due to technical glitch

Hampshire Chronicle:

2:23pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A GROUNDBREAKING play showcasing the highs and lows of being a Saints fan has been delayed due to a major technical glitch.

Hampshire university worker takes on Great British Bake Off

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:46am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE man is one of 12 taking part in this year's Great British Bake Off.

Music festival certain to return to Hampshire next summer

Hampshire Chronicle: Let's Rock 2014 on Southampton Common

11:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Let’s Rock Southampton! is definitely returning to the city in 2015.

Ex-soap star ready for Saints play

Hampshire Chronicle:

11:12am Tuesday 29th July 2014

FORMER EastEnders actress Scarlett Alice Johnson, best known as Vicki Fowler in the BBC soap, is phenomenally busy rehearsing for the newly-commissioned Nuffield Theatre play The Saints, which opens on Friday.

Broadway calls for Hampshire actor but helping a friend comes first

Hampshire Chronicle:

10:46am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SOUTHAMPTON-born actor Earl Carpenter has landed his “dream role” on Broadway as Javert in the acclaimed revival of Les Misérables, as revealed in the Daily Echo last week.

Boxing champ gives knockout weather forecast - for pets

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S pooches have a weekend of sunshine to look forward to according to the world’s first pet forecast.

24: Live Another Day - Southampton to feature in finale

Hampshire Chronicle:

2:44pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

HIT TV show 24 will feature Southampton in its finale.

Mela returns to city

Hampshire Chronicle: Picture from the Mela Festival 2013

10:22am Friday 11th July 2014

THOUSANDS will converge in the heart of Southampton tomorrow for a cultural festival.

Beggars Fair promises something for everyone

Hampshire Chronicle: Weekend in Pictures July 14th - July 15th. Beggars Fair in Romsey.

10:18am Friday 11th July 2014

ORGANISERS are promising entertainment for everyone at one of Hamsphire’s biggest community events.

Eighties stars ready to flock to Common

Hampshire Chronicle:

10:34am Monday 7th July 2014

IT’S set to be one of the biggest parties that the city has ever seen.

Your programme for the 2014 Winchester Hat Fair

Hampshire Chronicle: Winchester Hat Fair. July 6, 2013.

5:01pm Friday 4th July 2014

Here's your guide to what is on at the 2014 Winchester Hat Fair.

Sizzling Summer Season at the Concorde Club

Hampshire Chronicle: Martha Reeves and the Vandellas

9:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

HE was the other half of the jazz world’s most famous Mr and Mrs partnership.

Romsey Arts Festival less than a week away

10:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

FOR former Romsey Mayor, Pam Gale, it started with a moment of inspiration in Romsey Abbey.

Art Preview - The London Group in Southampton Exhibition

12:53pm Friday 27th June 2014

SOUTHAMPTON City Art Gallery has Britain’s largest collection of work by The London Group. The collection was started in 1954 after a highly successful London Group exhibition held during that year, and it has continued to be built up until today.

Quilters make return to showcase their work

Hampshire Chronicle: Southern Daily Echo

10:40am Thursday 26th June 2014

ROMSEY Quilters return with another of their highly acclaimed festivals this summer.

Grand plans for city's Maritime Festival

Hampshire Chronicle: Last year's Maritime Festival

2:09pm Friday 20th June 2014

SOUTHAMPTON residents are being urged to support a two-day festival celebrating the city’s maritime history.

St Barbe's open exhibition gets under way

Hampshire Chronicle: Southern Daily Echo

11:09am Friday 20th June 2014

PRIZE winners have been announced for this year’s St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery Open Exhibition, which showcases the best paintings, prints and drawings from around the region.

Meet Saints' new star

Hampshire Chronicle: Scarlett Alice Johnson

9:01am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A FORMER EastEnder will head the cast of The Saints, a new play about the highs and lows of following Southampton Football Club, this summer.

Artists ready to light up town

Hampshire Chronicle: Eastleigh is Unwrapped tomorrow

9:50am Friday 13th June 2014

FREE show-stopping entertainment will be wowing a Hampshire town tomorrow.

LAST NIGHT'S REVIEW: Dirty Dancing at The Mayflower

Hampshire Chronicle: Gareth Bailey as Johnny and Roseanna Frascona as Baby in Dirty Dancing

7:33am Friday 13th June 2014

Check out the Daily Echo's review of Dirty Dancing at The Mayflower

Win an LG tablet with the Daily Echo

Hampshire Chronicle: An LG G Pad 8.3 is up for grabs

12:54pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

YOU could win a brand new tablet computer in a Daily Echo competition.

Mela's back to bring us together...

Hampshire Chronicle: GLOBAL: A performance by Chinese Arts Southampton

5:33pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’S biggest free family festival is back.

Writers event is called off

Hampshire Chronicle: Southern Daily Echo

5:27pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

A NIGHT in with four top fiction writers due to take place in Winchester tomorrow night has been cancelled.

24 to be filmed in Southampton

Hampshire Chronicle: Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer in in 24

5:00am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Action hero Jack Bauer is heading to Southampton as he continues his mission to save the world from terrorists plotting to murder millions.

One night of Shaolin wisdom...

Hampshire Chronicle: Edmund Tsang takes part in the Shaolin show

9:32am Thursday 29th May 2014

HAMPSHIRE-based UK Shaolin Temple Productions will premiere its new and original stage show Wisdom of Shaolin for one night only at the Oasis Theatre, Lordshill, on Saturday.

Roll up for circus fun

Hampshire Chronicle: Iwan and Ethan with painted faces as part of the Camp Bestival travelling circus

10:50am Wednesday 28th May 2014

CELEBRATING Camp Bestival 2014’s circus theme, the travelling circus has visited Winchester and Southampton on its tour.

Get fanatical about film at new festival

10:43am Wednesday 28th May 2014

WITH unique interactive movie experiences and classic films, a new film festival is to take place in Hampshire later this year.

The 'Italian Whizz' returns to county to conduct opera

Hampshire Chronicle: Grange Park Opera

10:44am Wednesday 28th May 2014

DUBBED the Italian Whizz, Gianluca Marciano returns to Grange Park Opera for the fourth consecutive year, reuniting with soprano Claire Rutter for Verdi’s opera La Traviata, followed by Tchaikovsky’s Queen of Spades.

Eastleigh is ready to unwrap extravaganza

Hampshire Chronicle: Eastleigh Unwrapped takes place on June 14

12:29pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

EASTLEIGH town centre will be buzzing at an outdoor extravaganza for all the family next month.

Singers unite for an operatic night

Hampshire Chronicle: The Gilbert and Sullivan night takes place on June 21

10:17am Wednesday 28th May 2014

OPERATIC performers from Hampshire will be joining singers from across Dorset and Somerset for a fantastic night of Gilbert and Sullivan music in aid of charity.

Totton and Eling Arts Festival this weekend

10:48am Friday 23rd May 2014

THE organisers of a new arts festival in Hampshire hope the event will have something for all members of the community.

Top Escapism Quartet at Next Girls's Night In

12:45pm Monday 19th May 2014

GET out and enjoy a “night in” with four top fiction writers.

Hats off to the 40th anniversary of street festival

Hampshire Chronicle: An image from last year's Hat Fair

12:05pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

The UK’s longest running street festival, the Hat Fair, is celebrating its 40th anniversary in style by commissioning its own song to be performed by local schoolchildren and bringing an ambitious programme of spectacular events to the streets of Winchester from July 4 to 6.

Conductor urges Hampshire singers to join pop-up choir at Turner Sims concert hall

Hampshire Chronicle: Southern Daily Echo

11:00am Tuesday 6th May 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON-based conductor is urging singers across Hampshire to join her latest charity pop-up choir.

Vice chancellor steps up to dance challenge

Hampshire Chronicle: Joy Carter

12:11pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

THE University of Winchester’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Joy Carter, pictured right, is taking part in Step Up! Winchester – a Strictly style dance contest.

Review: Emma Stevens at The Brook

Hampshire Chronicle: Review: Emma Stevens at The Brook

10:53am Saturday 3rd May 2014

Unfamiliar as it might seem to start a review with the encore, Stevens' song Happy was a crowd pleaser that sent the audience away smiling and noticeably happy.

Different take on fairy tales

9:35am Thursday 1st May 2014

A FINAL year fashion student from Southampton Solent University will be unveiling a series of short fashion films, loosely based on the Grimm brothers’ fairy tales, beneath the city in Southampton’s 13th century vaults.

Actor Bob Hoskins dies

Hampshire Chronicle: Bob Hoskins.

1:39pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

Actor Bob Hoskins, known for roles in films such as Who Framed Roger Rabbit and The Long Good Friday, has died from pneumonia at the age of 71.

Dancer Kai impresses Britain's Got Talent judges again

Hampshire Chronicle: Kai Widdrington, front right, as part of Kings and Queens. Picture courtesy of Thames TV/SYCO.

10:42am Monday 28th April 2014

A TOP dancer from Hampshire has wowed judges on a hit TV talent show for a second time.

What's in store at Winchester Festival 2014

Hampshire Chronicle: Jacqui Dankworth is among the illustrious list of acts lined up for Winchester Festival 2014

12:00pm Friday 25th April 2014

THE world’s greatest living explorer, a thespian Dame, the wildlife photographer in our homes and a renowned brass band will be joining forces to bring a festival atmosphere to Winchester in July.

Camp Bestival brings a travelling circus to Southampton and Winchester

Hampshire Chronicle: Enjoy the Camp Bestival circus workshop

10:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

CELEBRATING Camp Bestival 2014’s circus theme, the travelling circus is visiting Winchester and Southampton on its tour.

New Theatre Royal Winchester season hits the high notes

Hampshire Chronicle: Cara Dillon

9:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE new programme for Summer 2014 at Theatre Royal Winchester kicks off with two fabulous musical dramas.


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