Events Guide – Winchester Today

Events Guide – Winchester Today

Here is a list of some of the things happening in Winchester and beyond. You can keep us up to date on the Events Guide by posting brochures and leaflets to Winchester Today, Suite 123, 80 High Street, Winchester, SO23 9AT, send it to news@winchestertoday.co.uk or text the information to us on 07427 417387 – for free. ::



Events Guide – Winchester Today – September 2016

Rachel Gover brings together the best of what’s on in Winchester, near to Winchester and far across the rest of Hampshire! And even South Wiltshire, Berkshire and Surrey too… Publicise your event – free – by dropping a line to rachel.gover@winchestertoday.co.uk

Saturday 20th August – Saturday 10th September Ceramics and Silk exhibition by Arabella Ross. The artist will also be hand working some of these mornings. Whitchurch Silk Mill. Times and Prices Vary.

Every First Thursday Of The Month Open Mic Night/ Comedy Night. Wintonian Bar, The Guildhall, Winchester. 8pm – 10.30pm. FREE

Thursday 1st Pond Dipping, Educational Garden Ponds to explore. Sir Harold Hiller Gardens, Romsey. Equipment Provided. 1-4pm, £1.50 per child

Thursday 1st Diamond Head – British Rock Band. The Brook, Southampton. 8pm. £15 on the door

Friday 2nd Southsea Castle Champagne Bar. Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth. 6pm – late. Prices vary.

Friday 2nd The Big Tree Climb at the Vyne. Vyne Road, Basingstoke. Ages 6 and above. £20 per person, booking is essential

Friday 2nd – 3rd The 23rd Carole Nash Eurojumble. One of UK’s biggest bike autojumbles. Netley Marsh, Southampton. Times Vary. Friday £9, Saturday £6

Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th National Watersports Festival. Sea Front, Hayling Island, Hampshire. £75 for all weekend, £50 for under 18. Secures access to all water activities, camping, parking, coaching, demo and party entrance

Friday 2nd The Silver Beatles. The Brook, Southampton. 8pm. £10 on the door

Saturday 3rd Explore the forest at Avon Tyrrell. Outdoor activity centre, Christchurch. 10am – 3pm. £4 per person or £10 for family of 5

Saturday 3rd The Simon and Garfunkel Story – 50th Anniversary Tour. The Corn Exchange, Newbury. 7.45pm. £19

Saturday 3rd Jane Austen Tour, Tea and Cake. Winchester Cathedral. 10am. £12.50 per ticket

Saturday 3rd Themed baking demonstration at Winchester City Mill. Water Lane, Winchester. 11am – 3pm.

Saturday 3rd – 4th Day out with Thomas at Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway. A day full of activities. Lakeside Country Park, Hampshire. Adult £15, Child 2-15 years £12

Saturday 3rd – 4th International Autojumble at Beaulieu. National Motor Museum, Brockenhurst. 10am – 5pm, 9.30am – 4.30pm. One day ticket £13, two day ticket £25. Child prices vary.

Saturday 3rd – 4th Love Southsea’s Street Market. Palmerston Road, Portsmouth. 9am – 5pm

Sunday 4th Archery Day, The Weyhill Fair Country Pub. Andover. 11am – 3pm. £2 to shoot 6 arrows

Sunday 4th Jazz Sunday at Hinton Ampner. 1pm. FREE, normal admission applies

Sunday 4th Open Air Jazz BBQ at Lainston House Hotel, Winchester. 11.30am. £65 per person

Sunday 4th Petersfield Famers’ Market. The Square, Hampshire

Sunday 4th Guided bike ride – 11 miles along Farlington Marshes. Start at Portsmouth Water Sports Centre, Eastern Road, Portsmouth. Time TBC. FREE

Sunday 4th Romsey Farmers’ Market. Alma Road, Romsey. 10am – 2pm

Monday 5th Ladies Luncheon at Tylney Hall, Rotherwick, Hook. 4pm. £40.50 per ticket

Tuesday 6th Lunchtime concert, music performed by Ceri Owen, soprano. Winchester Cathedral. 1pm. Admission is free but a retiring collection will be taken to help defray costs

Wednesday 7th – 8th Speed Dating – The Musical. The Corn Exchange, Newbury. 7.30pm. £12.50

Wednesday 7th – 10th Mandela Trilogy. A musical tribute, celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela. The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton. 7.30pm. Prices range from £9 – £46

Thursday 8th Every Brilliant Thing Theatre Production. Holybourne Theatre, Alton. 7.30pm. £10

Thursday 8th – 10th Outside Cinema: Cult Screens Presents… Winchester Cathedral. 8.15pm.Tickets available here – http://www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk/events/outside-cinema-cult-screens-presents-2/

Thursday 8th The Horne Section – Contemporary Comedy. The Corn Exchange, Newbury. 7.45pm. £16

Thursday 8th James Burton, original guitarist performing with Elvis himself. The Brook, Southampton. 8pm. £22 on the door

Friday 9th Film on a Farm – Notting Hill. Mayhill Lane, Southampton. 7pm. £15, prices vary for child and family

Friday 9th Jean Genie, Bowie Tribute. The Brook, Southampton. 8pm. £15 on the door

Friday 9th – 11th Goodwood Revival, one of the world’s most historic motor race. The Goodwood Estate, Chichester. Time and price TBC

Saturday 10th Alton Farmers’ Market. Alton, 10am – 2pm.

Saturday 10th Modern Art Tour with Coffee and Cake. Winchester Cathedral. 10am. £12.50 per ticket

Saturday 10th Butserfest. Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Hampshire. 10m – 11pm. Prices range from £15- £30

Saturday 10th Film on a Farm – Grease. Mayhill Lane, Southampton. 7pm. £15, prices vary for child and family

Saturday 10th Martin Carthy – Folk Innovator. The Corn Exchange, New Greenham Arts. 8pm. £15

Saturday 10th The Jive Aces. UK’s number 1 Jive and Swing band. Theatre Royal, Winchester. 8pm. £22 per ticket, concessions available

Saturday 10th Backstage Tours. Theatre Royal Winchester. Times Vary. FREE, booking essential

Saturday 10th SS Shieldhall – Heritage Open Day. Berth 48, Eastern Docks, Southampton. 4pm – 6pm. £19 per ticket, £5 for child

Saturday 10th Oasis UK’s Number 1 Tribute Act. The Brook, Southampton. 8pm. £15 on the door

Saturday 10th – 11th The Big Pig Weekend at Manor Farm. Pylands Lane, Southampton. Time TBC, Farm Admissions apply

Saturday 10th – 27th September Luke Brown – Youth Curtain Raiser. The Corn Exchange, Newbury. 13 – 18 years. Times Vary. £10 per child for three workshops

Sunday 11th Guided Walks at Staunton. Middle Park Way, Hant. 1.30pm – 3.30pm. FREE, normal farm admissions apply.

Sunday 11th Inclusion Olympics Day at Avon Tyrrell. Avon Tyrrell, Outdoor Activity Centre, Christchurch. 10am – 3pm. £5 per person

Sunday 11th Open Mic Auditions UK 2016, Portsmouth and Southampton. Brunswick Square, Totton – or – River Studios, 32 Windsor Road, Totton. First come first served basis. 4.30pm – 6.30pm. £5 per act

Sunday 11th Port Solent Waterside Market. The Boardwalk, Southampton. 11am – 5pm. FREE

Sunday 11th Portsmouth RNLI Tri Adventure Race. Portsmouth Watersports Centre, Eastern Road, Portsmouth. 9am start, £40 per ticket. Only 130 places

Sunday 11th Shieldhall Heritage Open Day Cruise – Titanic Theme. Berth 48, Eastern Docks, Southampton. 4pm – 6pm. £19 per ticket, £5 child

Sunday 11th Sunday Gun Firings at Fort Nelson. Portsdown Hill Road, Fareham. 11.30am, 2pm, 3pm. FREE

Sunday 11th Transylvania. Romanian band focusing on sound visuals with a huge stage performance. The Brook, Southampton. 7.30pm. £14 on the door

Sunday 11th Winchester Famers’ Market. Middle Brook Street, Winchester. 9am – 2pm

Monday 12th Touch to See – a monthly get together for the blind and visually impaired. The Corn Exchange, Newbury. Time TBC. FREE. More information here – http://cornexchangenew.com/events/info/touch_to_see

Monday 12th Act Now! Adult Workshop – Mamma Mia. The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton. 7pm. Last tickets available here – https://www.mayflower.org.uk/Whats_On/ActNowMammaMia2016 £20 per session

Tuesday 13th Lunchtime Concert. Music by Roman Rudnytsky, Piano. Winchester Cathedral. 1pm. Admission is free but a retiring collection will be taken to help defray costs

Tuesday 13th – 8th October Smash hit musical – Mamma Mia. The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton. 7.30pm. Prices range from £26 – £59.50. Tickets available here – https://www.mayflower.org.uk/Whats_On/MammaMia2016

Tuesday 13th – 13th December Watercolour and Pastels. A workshop suitable for beginners through to intermediates. The Corn Exchange, Newbury. 10am – 12pm. 18+. £100 for a 10 week course

Tuesday 13th – 13th December Junior Youth Drama Group. The Corn Exchange, Newbury. Ages 7 – 11. £55 for 10 week course. 4.45pm – 5.45pm

Tuesday 13th – 13th December Adult Contemporary Dance. The Corn Exchange, Newbury. 18+. £68 for 10 week course. 7.30 – 9pm

Tuesday 13th – 13th December Play Reading Group – For those interested in getting together and reading plays aloud. 18+. £25 for 10 week course. 6pm – 8pm

Wednesday 14th – 15th Al Murray, Let’s Go Backwards Together. Theatre Royal, Winchester. 7.30pm. £29.50 Tickets available here – http://www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/?m=20160914&cat=5

Wednesday 14th Do Not Disturb! Spanish Circus Company – Comedy. The Corn Exchange, Newbury. 7pm. £15

Thursday 15th Autumn Colour at the Vyne. Take a wonder through the woods and sample the fresh Autumn air. Vyne Road, Basingstoke. FREE

Thursday 15th Canadian comedian – Rich Hall. The Corn Exchange, Newbury. 7.45pm. £17

Thursday 15th Johnny Cash Roadshow. Portsmouth Guildhall, tickets and times available here – http://portsmouthguildhall.org.uk/contact

Thursday 15th Romesh Ranganathan – Comedian. Kings Theatre, Albert Road, Southsea. 8pm. £20 per ticket

Friday 16th – 25th PSP Southampton Boat Show. Mayflower Park, Southampton. Times and Prices vary

Friday 16th Singles Night at Winchester Science Centre. Telegraph Way, Winchester. 7pm. Price TBC

Friday 16th Ultra 90s Tribute Night, Grand Ballroom, Old Thorns. Weavers Down, Liphook. 7.30pm. £39.95 per ticket.

Friday 16th ELO Again, Mr Blue Sky Tribute. The Brook, Southampton. 8pm. £15 on the door

Friday 16th – 17th Basingstoke Tappers and Jazz Dance Company. The Haymarket, Basingstoke. 7.30pm. £22 per ticket

Friday 16th – 18th West Meon Music Festival. Primrose Piano Quartet perform on the 17th. Tickets are £10 – £19.50 and can be booked here – www.westmeonmusic.co.uk

Saturday 17th – 18th Royal County of Berkshire Show at Newbury Showground. 8am – 6pm. £14 per ticket, concessions apply

Saturday 17th – 2nd October Emsworth British Food Fortnight. Times and Prices Vary

Saturday 17th Emsworth Farmers Market, Southstreet Car Park, Hampshire. 10am – 1pm

Saturday 17th Southsea Skatepark Roller Disco. Ska Music, Southsea, Portsmouth. 7pm – 10pm. £5 per ticket, £2.50 to hire skates

Saturday 17th Suzi Ruffell and Tom Allen: Hit the Road – Comedy. New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth. Time TBC, £20 per ticket

Saturday 17th Stick Man. Scamps Theatre’s delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s children’s book. The Corn Exchange, Newbury. Times Vary. £10.50 per ticket

Saturday 17th Frankie’s Guys. Tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. The Lights, Andover. 7.45pm. £19.50 per ticket

Saturday 17th Whole Lotta Led. Three hour spectacular. The Brook, Southampton. 7.45pm. £15 on the door

Saturday 17th Tudor Day at Basing House, Basingstoke. 11am  – 4pm. £5.50, Concessions available

Saturday 17th – 10th December Mini Youth Drama. The Corn Exchange, New Greenham Arts. Ages 4 – 6. 10.30am- 11.30am. £55 for 10 week course

Sunday 18th Portsmouth MAG Motorbike, Trike and Scooter Show. Port Solent Marina, Portsmouth. 10am – 4pm. FREE

Sunday 18th SS Shieldhall Afternoon, Docks History Cruise and 5 Cruise Ships. Berth 48, Eastern Docks, Southampton. 3pm – 6pm. £27.50 per ticket, Child £10

Monday 19th – 21st Lady Anna, Production Exchange – All At Sea. Theatre Royal Winchester. 7.30pm. £24, concessions available. Additional matinee on Wednesday at 1.30pm

Monday 19th – 23rd Lights in the Darkness Evening Tours returns. Winchester Cathedral. Times Vary, £15 per ticket

Tuesday 20th Lunchtime concert. Music performed by Anna Okti, Violin. Winchester Cathedral. 1pm. Admission is free but a retiring collection will be taken to help defray costs

Tuesday 20th About Africa at The Anvil – Film Footage and stories from director Harry Hook. Churchill Way, Basingstoke. 7.30pm. £17.50. Concessions apply, £15.50

Tuesday 20th Winchester Ghost Walk Experience. Royal Oak, Winchester. 8.30pm – 9.30pm. £6 per ticket

Tuesday 20th – Wednesday 21st Free Two Day Workshop for Directors. Exploring Sound and Music in Theatre at Salisbury Playhouse.

Tuesday 20th – 11th October Experimental Drawing, designed to use all your senses. The Corn Exchange, New Greenham Arts. 18+. £65. Times Vary. Tickets Available here – http://cornexchangenew.com/events/info/experimental-drawing4

Wednesday 21st Miles Jupp: Songs of Freedom. The Corn Exchange, Newbury. 7.45 pm. 16+. £18.50

Wednesday 21st – Saturday 24th The Full Monty Production at Ferneham Hall. Osborn Road, Fareham. Time TBC. Prices range from £13 – £15

Thursday 22nd Bowie Experience. Kings Theatre, Portsmouth. 7.30pm. Prices range from £23.50 – £25.50

Thursday 22nd Claire Martin, Jazz Festival. Theatre Royal, Winchester. 7.30pm. £27 per ticket

Friday 23rd The Bollywood Brass Band meets Jyotsna Srikanth. The Haymarket, Basingstoke. 7.30pm. £20 per ticket

Friday 23rd Adele Tribute, 2 course dinner, DJ. Novotel Southampton. 7.30pm – 12.30am. £35 per ticket

Friday 23rd Fleetwood Bac; The World’s finest tribute band. The Brook, Southampton. 8pm. £15 on the door

Friday 23rd Blues Night. The Lights, Andover. 8pm. £5 per ticket.

Friday 23rd Escape from the Planet of the Day that Time Forgot. Gavin Robertson, Comedy. Theatre Royal, Winchester. 7.30pm. £18 per ticket, concessions available

Friday 23rd Freddy Mercury Tribute Night, 3 course meal, DJ. The Solent Hotel, Whiteley, Fareham. Time TBC. £39 per ticket. £90 if staying overnight at hotel

Friday 23rd – 25th The Stockbridge Town Hall Contemporary Craft Fair 2016. Admissions is FREE. 11am Friday, 10am Saturday – Sunday 5pm.

Saturday 24th Alton Classic Car Show. Alton. 10am – 4pm. Price TBC

Saturday 24th T-Rextasy. The Brook, Southampton. 8pm. £14 on the door

Saturday 24th Moscow Drug Club, Cabaret. The Lights, Andover. 8pm. £12 per ticket

Saturday 24th Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Winchester Cathedral. 7.30pm. Ticket prices vary, available here – http://www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk/events/bournemouth-symphony-orchestra-evening-toby-spence/

Sunday 25th Don’t Tell Him, Pike! An audience with Ian Lavender. The Haymarket, Basingstoke. 7.30pm.  £18 per ticket.

Monday 26th Memory Cafe. A social for those living with dementia and their carers. The Corn Exchange, Newbury. Times Vary. FREE

Tuesday 27th – 1st October The Buddy Holly Show. Kings Theatre, Southsea. Tickets available here – http://kingsportsmouth.co.uk/

Tuesday 27th Lunchtime Concert. Cathedral Organists. Winchester Cathedral. 1pm. Admission is free but a retiring collection will be taken to help defray costs

Wednesday 28th An evening with Sir Ranulph Fiennes. Theatre Royal, Winchester. 7.30pm, £20 per ticket, concessions available

Wednesday 28th Shooting With Light. Idle Motion uses innovative staging to tell a story of the millions of snapshots we collect. The Corn Exchange, Newbury. 7.45pm. £15

Wednesday 28th Frankenstein. The Lights, Andover. 7.30pm. £14 per ticket

Thursday 29th The Magic of Motown. The Anvil, Basingstoke. 7.45pm. £26 per ticket, concessions available

Thursday 29th David Owen Norris Piano Recital – Andover Music Club. The Lights, Andover. 7.30pm. £14 per ticket

Thursday 29th – 2nd October Winchester Comedy Festival. Theatre Royal, Winchester. 8pm. Price TBC

Friday 30th WW1 Tour and Cream Tea, Winchester Cathedral, Winchester. 2pm. £12.50 per ticket

Friday 30th You’ve Got A Friend – Music by Carole King and James Taylor. The Lights, Andover. 7.45pm. £20 per ticket

Friday 30th Limehouse Lizzy. The boys are back! The Brook, Southampton. 8pm. £16 on the door

Friday 30th Business Networking Event. The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton. 12pm Lunch. £16.50. Last few tickets available here – https://www.mayflower.org.uk/Whats_On/BusinessNetworkingSep2016

Friday 30th – 6th October WemsFest Cultural Festival. Westbourne and Emsworth. Times and Prices Vary