Jul 20, 2016 heat
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  The Met Office has issued a Level 3 Heatwave Alert for Hampshire, which is due to last until 0900 on Thursday.  The trigger level is 31°c on two or more consecutive days and 16°c during the night. During a heatwave there are a few groups of people who are at higher risk of suffering from […]

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Jul 19, 2016 cheriton
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  As most of us were beginning a weekend of what was to become beautiful weather, some in Cheriton had the rather unpleasant task instead of trying to remove nail varnish from cars and obscene messages from wheelie bins after a touch of unwanted vandalism. Most of Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning was spent putting […]

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Jul 19, 2016 thriller
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  Winchester Today’s Beccy Conway watches ‘Thriller Live’ at the Mayflower, Southampton – Monday July 18th It’s been seven years since the untimely death of Michael Jackson, but it seems fans are unwavering in their love of the King of Pop. Southampton is the final stop of the Thriller Live tour so grab your tickets […]

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Jul 19, 2016 chesil
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  REVIEW: Robin Hood – Chesil Theatre outdoors at Wolvesey Palace, Winchester – July 2016 Winchester Today’s David Cradduck travels to Wolvesey Palace to see Men in Tights (and some women too!) Whether Chesil’s theatrical capers in the Bishop’s Garden, Winchester this week were intended to take the form of panto is unsure but it […]

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Jul 15, 2016 Perins Phantom of the Opera
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  REVIEW: ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ – Perins Youth Theatre, Perins School Hall, Alresford (by arrangement with THE REALLY USEFUL THEATRE GROUP LTD) – 14 July 2016. Review and interviews by Kevin Gover (interviews with cast and crew below via Soundcloud) There are school productions. There are school productions on another level. There are […]

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Jul 11, 2016 pygmalion
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  REVIEW: Pygmalion, Maskers Theatre Co., Hamptworth Lodge, July 2016 As we post this review, it’s absolutely hammering down outside Winchester Today Towers – and the Maskers are probably really glad of having the night off. But as David Cradduck discovers, such is the British summer!: It simply wouldn’t be summer without the Maskers’ two […]

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Jul 08, 2016 Joseph
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  REVIEW – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – The Mayflower, Southampton If there’s one show sure to have the whole audience humming as they leave the theatre, it’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Estimated to have sold a record-breaking 15 million tickets, Bill Kenwright’s production of this classic West End musical is […]

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Jul 06, 2016 Hat Fair
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  Winchester Today’s Rachel Gover enjoys her first-ever Hat Fair – and takes some stunning pics of the weekend of fun! From 1st – 3rd July, Winchester welcomed the Hat Fair to town, standing as the UK’s longest running festival of outdoor arts. Over 20 sites around the city centre hosted the stunning performances from […]

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