Jan 27, 2017 cinderella
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  REVIEW: Cinderella, by the Birmingham Royal Ballet – Mayflower 25 January 2017 By Kevin Gover, News Editor Beautiful, elegant, emotional… and that was just the opening sequence of this splendid production of Cinderella at the Mayflower by the Birmingham Royal Ballet (Royal = The Queen is Patron and The Prince of Wales is President), […]

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Jan 23, 2017 Blood and Ice
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  REVIEW: ‘Blood and Ice’ – Chesil Theatre 21st January 2017 By David Cradduck  ‘Blood and Ice’, as the title might indicate, is no cheery tale. Far from it, the story of Mary Shelley, her poet husband Percy, her flighty, somewhat naïve half sister Claire Claremont and the infamous Lord Byron is a bubbling cauldron of […]

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Jan 22, 2017 school meal
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  A small increase in the price of a school meal has been agreed by education bosses in Hampshire – and will come into effect from 1 April 2017. An increase of five pence is being introduced to meet the rising cost of providing school meals, and takes the price per meal to £2.15. Children’s […]

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Jan 19, 2017 Evita
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  REVIEW: Evita, Mayflower 17 January 2017 By Dilyara Gover and Dina Stone, Edited by Kevin Gover Which words can you add to describe a show that’s already stunning, words that already been said a hundred times before? Why does it take all three of us to write a review? Well, the truth is that […]

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Jan 19, 2017 art café
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  Winchester Today has had a four-year-plus relationship with the Art Café in Jewry Street, so we’re a little sad that John Hayes and Chris Polatch have decided to call it a day and move on from the premises – which in its time, in our opinion, sold the best coffee in the city. Here’s […]

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Jan 18, 2017 Breabach
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  We have updated our Events Guide with details of the following shows: Mayor of Winchester’s Quiz Night (28 January) Breabach (Scottish Folk Music) (20 February) Even Greater Cheriton Variety Show (rehearsals pictured below!) (22-25 March) CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS You can update our Events Guide at any time by emailing news@winchestertoday.co.uk

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Jan 12, 2017 buddy
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  Winchester Today Rock ‘n’ Rolls with Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story – at the Mayflower By Kevin Gover :: News Editor 12 January 2017 3 February, 1959. A day that will always be prominent in the world of pop music – the day that a plane crash meant that Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and […]

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Jan 10, 2017 Atlantic
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  3,000 mile journey across the Atlantic will seal the ‘Triple A’ :: by Kevin Gover :: News Editor Tuesday 10 January 2017 On a normal day, you’ll most likely find Littleton’s Andy Styles running his payroll company in Alton. At the moment though you will find this ordinary man doing something extraordinary. A bit […]

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Jan 06, 2017 pret
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  Pret a Manger has promised to help the homeless in the city, as it opens its first shop in Winchester on the High Street in the space previously occupied by Monsoon. Pret’s full range of fresh food is handmade in each shop kitchen every day and never kept overnight. The food never has a […]

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Jan 01, 2017 Happy New Year!
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  Happy New Year To All Of You! A Happy New Year to all of you from all of us at Winchester Today. We know that 2016 hasn’t exactly been the best year for everyone – around the world, around the country and here in our own city – Winchester Today included. People have made […]

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