Mar 30, 2018 Bishop
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  An Easter Message to all the readers of Winchester Today from the Bishop of Winchester, the Right Reverend Tim Dakin  [Jesus], for the sake of the joy that was set before him endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:2 […]

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Mar 28, 2018 perins
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  As we have reported in the April edition of Winchester Today, Perins School Creative Arts Department are set for a lavish, sell-out production of Beauty and The Beast in July. David Cradduck went to meet the creative team behind the show and to chat to some of the young stars. Images of rehearsals and […]

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Mar 28, 2018 cinderella
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  REVIEW: Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella – The Mayflower – Looks like it’s five stars yet again for Matthew, Ashley and company – by Beccy Conway Images: Hugo Glendinning (profiles) and Johan Persson (production) Every springtime for the past few years, Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures company has returned to The Mayflower with another production from their […]

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Mar 26, 2018 Don Giovanni
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  REVIEW: WNO Don Giovanni, Mayflower. By Beccy Conway Images by Richard Hubert Smith Tonight is the third straight evening of performances by the Welsh National Opera, having already performed Verdi’s La forza del destino and Puccini’s Tosca – and having taken over the Wales Millenium Centre in Cardiff for much of February, and a […]

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Mar 25, 2018 Palm Sunday
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  Palm Sunday in Winchester has been marked with a Gathering and Procession, with the Dean inviting those present to hold up their palm crosses as she read a prayer of blessing. The Traditional Palm Sunday procession in Winchester started off from outside the Great Hall after a short gathering and service. Everyone was offered […]

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Mar 19, 2018 los angeles
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  Rachel Gover shares her experiences of Los Angeles – a city that will challenge you, excite you and push you to feel every emotion. Los Angeles. How do I describe you? I am in deep thought, I stare at my daily cup of coffee in hope to find the perfect words and I realise […]

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Mar 17, 2018 alresford
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  Meet the Alresford Adventurer With a Mission – whether it be skydiving from Mount Everest, climbing it, riding horseback in Mongolia  – or elephants in Alresford!  David Cradduck meets Holly Budge on her mission for meaningful change. ‘How Many Elephants’ is an exhibition that you may have already seen at White Space in Alresford: “About […]

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Mar 17, 2018 chesil
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  Review: The Venetian Twins – Chesil Theatre Review for Winchester Today by David Cradduck Were you to see ‘The Venetian Twins’ out of context it would appear to be half bizarre pantomime, half contrived comedic situation with rather stylised characters, many of whom seem to have overdone the white greasepaint and rouged cheeks. But anyone […]

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Mar 06, 2018 Earnest
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  REVIEW: The Importance Of Being Earnest, Theatre Royal, Winchester. Okay, so I’ve seen more than a few productions of ‘Earnest’ over the years – and I have to say this is easily the best one. Easily. Absolutely everything is right about this… the wonderful period costumes, the delivery, casting, lighting, amazing set… and the […]

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  The A31 is moving again now but Hampshire Police would urge drivers to avoid that area while they seek to clear the trapped traffic and recover abandoned vehicles. An amber weather warning for snow, freezing rain and high winds is still in place across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight so once again, police […]

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