Mar 31, 2017 online
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  Winchester Today’s online digital version for April 2017 is out now and uploaded – and there’s plenty to enjoy! For example, as our picture shows, Iwan Thomas has been out and about for a run with children from St Bede Primary – find out why! Parishioners from St Matthew’s have also done a little […]

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Mar 28, 2017 Curious
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  REVIEW: The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night-Time – The Mayflower 27 March 2017 By David Cradduck When I first read Mark Haddon’s novel I was struck by how honest and sincere was the storytelling, told in the first person by the central character Christopher, the 15 year old from Swindon with […]

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Mar 27, 2017 southwest trains wifi
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  SWT loses out on franchise – Winchester’s MP reacts: Speaking to Winchester Today within a few minutes of the award of the new franchise, Winchester MP Steve Brine MP said he was delighted with the switch: “Congratulations to First Group for snatching this key franchise away from Stagecoach/South West Trains. I’ve met regularly with […]

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Mar 27, 2017 IMG_1356
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  The Stagecoach Group which operates South West Trains says it’s disappointed that it has been unsuccessful in its bid for the new South Western rail franchise, which is due to commence in summer 2017. The Department for Transport has announced instead that First MTR South Western Trains Limited will run the SouthWestern franchise from […]

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Mar 25, 2017 The Red Shoes - Ashley Shaw as Victoria Page
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  REVIEW: Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes, The Mayflower, Southampton 21 March 2017 Some of us have waited a long time to see this – one of them being Beccy Conway… who was not disappointed! (Ashley Shaw) Nominated for two Olivier awards, including Best Theatre Choreographer for Matthew Bourne, The Red Shoes is the latest production […]

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Mar 25, 2017 Bonkers
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  The Even Greater Cheriton Variety Show – Cheriton Players, Cheriton Village Hall – 22 March 2017 By Kevin Gover, News Editor Can it really be two years since the Great Cheriton Variety Show led me to write those words: “Ever so slightly bonkers…”? The one which was so random, so way out in left […]

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Mar 23, 2017 IMG_1285
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. Winchester’s MP Steve Brine has described the incident at Westminster which left five people dead and 40 injured as “an attack on our democracy”. Some of the injuries have been described as “catastrophic”. MPs were caught up as the grounds of Parliament were ‘locked down’ after the attack – including minister Tobias Ellwood who […]

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Mar 15, 2017 Ghost The Musical
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  Intense and powerful – David Cradduck is impressed as ‘Ghost The Musical’ revisits The Mayflower, 14 March 2017 A classic 1990 film starring Demi Moore, Patrick Swayze and Whoopi Golderg, Ghost was essentially a Sunday afternoon romantic film, a love story with a ghostly twist and a reasonably happy ending. As the title suggests, […]

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Mar 11, 2017 Rachael Sage
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  Howard Jones fan Rachael Sage gets to appear on stage with him in Winchester! By Kevin Gover If you are one of the lucky ones to have a ticket for Howard Jones in Winchester, the message is please don’t hang around the bar during the support act. Rachael Sage is supporting the man she […]

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Mar 07, 2017 cirque de glace
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  REVIEW: Cirque de Glace ‘Evolution’ – Kings Theatre Southsea – By John B – Tuesday 7 March Every now and again we like to go to see productions elsewhere in our beautiful county – and this was a first for me on two counts. Having missed the company when they came to the Mayflower […]

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