A TALK will be held on the history of courts, law and lawyers in Winchester and Wessex.

The talk will be presented by Andrew Waite at South Wonston Village Hall on Wednesday, November 22. It will start at 8pm, with tickets costing £4 each. All are welcome.

THE Warren Centre, at Micheldever Station, is holding a “Magical Christmas” event on December 2.

The event will feature a magician, music, opportunities to meet Father Christmas at his grotto, Christmas card making, sales and more. Tickets cost £2 per adult and includes a mince pie and mulled wine.

DEVER History Society is holding a talk on the work of American illustrator Norman Rockwell on December 5.

Starting at 8pm at the Warren Centre at Micheldever Station, the talk will cover many of Rockwell’s works and share insights into how he created the images. Tickets cost £10 at the door and include a glass of wine and a mince pie.

THE Dever Singers are holding their Christmas Concerts on Saturday, December 9 at St Margaret’s Church, South Wonston and Sunday, December 10 at St Mary the Virgin Church, Micheldever. The concerts will feature a retiring collection for church funds.

WONSTON Community Café will return on Wednesday, November 15, supporting Winchester Talking Newspapers for the Blind. The café will be at the Victoria Hall, Sutton Scotney, from 9.30am to 12noon.

SOUTH Wonston Village Cinema will be returning on Saturday, November 18. It will be screening the romantic comedy What’s Love Got to do With It? starring Lily James, Shazard Latif and Emma Thompson. There will be two screenings, starting at 2.30pm and 7.30pm, at South Wonston Village Hall.

Tickets cost £5 and can be purchased at the door.

ENTERTAINMENT Events is returning to Micheldever with a new production of Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol. Join Marley, Tiny Tim and the Ghosts of Christmas Past Present and Future as they teach Scrooge the true meaning of Christmas.

The show will take place at St Mary’s Church, Micheldever on Sunday, December 3. Suitable for all ages, the show will start at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £12 and can be purchased on TicketSource or by contacting Juliet Pattinson by calling 01962 774399 or emailing julietpattinson61@gmail.com.

SUTTON Scotney Divos' and Devers have announced their 2023 Christmas panto, The Wizard of Oz.

Performances will take place at 7.30pm on Thursday, December 7 to Saturday, December 9 with matinee performances at 2pm on Saturday and Sunday, December 10. The performances will be held at Victoria Hall, on Wonston Close.

The show is appropriate for all the family, and tickets are now on sale. All proceeds go to charity, including the Victoria Hall.

THE Victoria Hall Christmas Market is returning on Saturday, November 18.

Running at the hall from 10am to 12.30pm, it is the perfect opportunity to stock up on presents and cards, as well enjoy refreshments and perhaps even win a raffle prize.

Anyone interested in booking a stall should contact Sue Neilson on victoriahallsecretary@gmail.com as soon as possible.