Oct 30, 2019 Blues Band
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  The Blues Band members are celebrating 40 years in music, with a visit to Theatre Royal Winchester on Saturday 2 November. Yes, you read that correctly – 40 years! The Blues Band came to life following a phone call between the two founding members – front man of English rock band Manfred Mann, Paul […]

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Oct 24, 2019 Cinderella
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  REVIEW Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella, English National Ballet, music by Sergei Prokoviev, Mayflower Reviewed by Kevin Gover Images: Main Picture – © Jason Bell; Images taken inside the Mayflower Auditorium of ENB dancers Emilia Cadorin, Angela Wood, William Simmons and Ivana Bueno – © Photography by ASH ===================================== Wow. Who could have failed to have […]

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Oct 23, 2019 Trophy
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  Winchester City were knocked out of the FA Trophy at Thame United on Tuesday evening, losing the game 5-3. However, the replay will be probably be best remembered for a flare let off by someone in the crowd that stopped play. City found themselves 2-0 down early on on a chilly night but Jamie Barron […]

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Oct 21, 2019 Films
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  PREVIEW Films of Love and War – Everyman Winchester, Wednesday 23 October, 6pm Harry Birrell was given his first cine-camera as a boy in 1928 and spent his life recording incidents great and small. He obsessively did that – from his wartime years in Bombay to meeting the love of his life. Then at […]

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Oct 21, 2019 Shappi
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  PREVIEW – Shappi Khorsandi – ‘Skittish Warrior…Confessions of a Club Comic’ UK Tour Winchester Theatre Royal, Friday 25 October – 7.30pm Shappi Khorsandi is no stranger to Winchester. She graduated from the University of Winchester (when it was still King Alfred’s College) in 1995, with a degree in Drama, Theatre and Television. The university awarded […]

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Oct 20, 2019 CFC22C39-1C56-46FE-BEFD-5F3F25DB8B00
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  Winchester City made the 350-mile round trip to North Devon on Saturday afternoon and came away with an impressive 6-1 victory away at Barnstaple Town. It looked like being a long afternoon for the hosts as Olly Balmer, Simba Mlambo and IK Hill were running at the Barnstaple defence from the outset. It was Mlambo […]

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Oct 16, 2019 Hip hop
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  REVIEW Some Like It Hip Hop, Mayflower By David Cradduck Images by Simon Prince I admit here and now, I wasn’t sure what to expect from ‘Some Like It Hip Hop’ and I am not a huge fan of either break dancing or rap. But just a few minutes into this very physical theatre, I […]

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Oct 15, 2019 Code
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  Review: ‘Breaking the Code’ – Salisbury Playhouse By Helena Gomm Images: Helen Murray The title of this play refers not only to Alan Turing’s success in cracking the supposedly unbreakable Enigma code, used by the Germans to send secret messages during World War II, but also to his refusal to conform to the social codes […]

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Oct 06, 2019 Citizens
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  Matt Richbell reports on another 3 points in the bag for the Citizens: Sholing 1 Winchester City 2 An injury-hit Winchester City came from behind to win 2-1 away at Sholing in the Southern League Division One South on a cold and wet Saturday afternoon (5 October). The Citizens had gone a goal behind […]

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Oct 05, 2019 Delaney
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  Review: Gary Delaney, Theatre Royal Winchester Kevin Gover is still laughing, hours after seeing Gary on stage… It’s a little after 1am on Saturday morning, and I notice that Gary has tweeted how much he loved doing this show on Friday evening, that the audience in Winchester had been really “up for it” and […]

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