THE Wonston Community café has raised £450 for Winchester Talking Newspaper.

The café, which took place at Victoria Hall, Sutton Scotney on November 15, was attended by John Richards, WTN chairman, his wife Ann, and Keith Vincent, as well as WTN treasurer Peter Liddiard. John and Ann were able to demonstrate to café customers some of the equipment used, and ways that WTN help the blind and partially sighted.

The next Wonston Community Café will be at the Victoria Hall, Sutton Scotney, 9.30am–12 noon on Wednesday, December 13, a week earlier than usual.  This month it will be raising funds to support Young Lives vs Cancer, a charity which helps families find the strength to face everything cancer throws at them.

THE First Sunday of the Month Walk will return on Sunday, December 3.

This month, walkers are being invited to Dummer Down Farm, on Dummer Down Lane, to learn more about what is being achieved there. The group will meet Andrew Ferguson in the recently established brewery.

The walk will be 2.5 miles in total. For more information, contact Sue Bell at

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 include a mince pie and mulled wine.

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.

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

DEVER History Society is holding a talk on the American illustrator Norman Rockwell.

Known for his idealised depictions of American Life, his work will be discussed at the Warren Centre in Micheldever Station on December 5, with the talk starting at 8pm. Tickets cost £10 at the door and include a glass of wine and a mince pie.

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.