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March 2019

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FRIDAY 01 MARCH 2019

Martin Kemp presents 80s GoldDate: Friday 01 March 2019
Venue: Guildhall Winchester    map
Address: Broadway, High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9GH
Event: Martin Kemp presents 80s Gold - 9pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.guildhallwinchester.co.uk/events/details/317 - Martin Kemp presents 80s Gold (in association with Endless Adventures) The Spandau Ballet star will be taking to the decks in 2019 and spinning all the best of the hits from the 80's, as he presents the biggest 80's night to ever hit Winchester.
Venue website: www.guildhallwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/guildhallwinchester
Twitter: @GuildhallW

Comedy: Sindhu Vee: SandhogDate: Friday 01 March 2019
Venue: Winchester Discovery Centre    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Comedy: Sindhu Vee: Sandhog - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.hants.gov.uk/librariesandarchives/library/events/eventdetail?id=415513 - Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018, Sindhu Vee embarks on a UK tour with her critically acclaimed and Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show, Sandhog. Loving your children, spouse and ageing parents (in that order, please don't tell my mother) is very hard work, very intense and a lot of the time it sucks. But who wants to live without love? Highly anticipated debut from the host of BBCR4's Comedy of the Week podcast. As seen on QI - BBC2, Have I Got News for You - BBC1 and Alan Davies As Yet Untitled - Dave, and heard on Guilty Feminist podcast.
Venue website: www.hants.gov.uk/library-winchester
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/winchesterdc
Twitter: @winchesterdc

Event PosterDate: Friday 01 March 2019
Venue: The Rising Sun    map
Address: 14 Bridge Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 0HL
Event: Lost In Bass UK present Lost In Winchester-The Ravers Payback #2 - 7pm - Free entry
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/winchesterrisingsun
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SATURDAY 02 MARCH 2019

Boo HewerdineDate: Saturday 02 March 2019
Venue: Somborne Sessions    map - 7 miles from Winchester
Address: Kings Somborne Village Hall, Kings Somborne, Hampshire, SO20 6PP
Event: Boo Hewerdine - For ticket details or more information visit www.sombornesessions.co.uk
Venue website: www.sombornesessions.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/SomborneSessions
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SUNDAY 03 MARCH 2019

Event PosterDate: Sunday 03 March 2019
Venue: Grosvenor Hotel    map - 9.7 miles from Winchester
Address: High Street, Stockbridge, Hampshire, SO20 6EU
Event: Thames Valley Jazz - 12.30pm - Free entry - Traditional New Orleans-style jazz. The Thames Valley Jazz Quartet (occasionally Quintet) plays traditional jazz in the New Orleans style. They were formed in 1987 by clarinettist Jack Sinclair who has played alongside the professional bands of Chris Barber, Acker Bilk and Kenny Ball. Watch TVJQ perform the old Duke Ellington favourite, "Saratoga Swing," recorded on 7 October 2018 at the Grosvenor Hotel, Stockbridge, Hampshire, England: www.youtube.com/watch?v=mE6ygCubHT8&feature=youtu.be

 

MONDAY 04 MARCH 2019

Rhythm & Blues JamDate: Monday 04 March 2019
Venue: South Wonston Social Club    map - 5.4 miles from Winchester
Address: 62 Downs Road, South Wonston, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 3EW
Event: Rhythm & Blues Jam - 8.30pm - South Wonston Social Club R&B Jam. Please support your local jams!
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/southwonstonsocialclub
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TUESDAY 05 MARCH 2019

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WEDNESDAY 06 MARCH 2019

Event PosterDate: Wednesday 06 March 2019
Venue: Hyde Tavern    map
Address: 57 Hyde Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DY
Event: Winchester Folk Club: Paul Walker & Karen Pfeiffer + support - 8pm - Admission 7 on the door (5 members). First Wednesday of the month. All events start at 8pm. Karen and Paul continue to roam the world performing original and well-known songs in their own unique style. Equally at home in jazz bars in Karen's native Germany, Irish concert venues or European folk clubs, this duo have been there and done it... and are still doing it.
Venue website: www.hydetavern.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/thehydetavern

 

THURSDAY 07 MARCH 2019

Event PosterDate: Thursday 07 March 2019
Venue: Hyde Tavern    map
Address: 57 Hyde Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DY
Event: Live at the Hyde: HARBOTTLE & JONAS - 7.30pm - Tickets for Live at the Hyde events can be bought at www.wegottickets.com/liveatthehyde.
Venue website: www.hydetavern.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/thehydetavern

 

FRIDAY 08 MARCH 2019

Winchester Comedy Festival: SPRING COMEDY GALA 2019Date: Friday 08 March 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Winchester Comedy Festival: SPRING COMEDY GALA 2019 - 8pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/spring-comedy-gala-2019
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester

 

SATURDAY 09 MARCH 2019

Miss Melody Presents: 2019Date: Saturday 09 March 2019
Venue: The Rising Sun    map
Address: 14 Bridge Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 0HL
Event: Miss Melody Presents: 2019 - 8pm
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/winchesterrisingsun
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Barry's DiscoDate: Saturday 09 March 2019
Venue: The Worthies Club    map - 3 miles from Winchester
Address: Lovedon Lane, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7NJ
Event: Barry's Disco - 9th Barry's Disco
Venue notes: Unless otherwise indicated, admission is free for Club Members. For guests there is an admission charge of 1 and they will need to be signed-in by a member or bar staff.
Venue website: www.thewssc.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/theworthiessportsandsocial

 

SUNDAY 10 MARCH 2019

Comedy: Ed Gamble - BlizzardDate: Sunday 10 March 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Comedy: Ed Gamble - Blizzard - 8pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/ed-gamble - After a sellout national tour in 2017, Ed Gamble is back with another bracing flurry of idiocy.
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

 

MONDAY 11 MARCH 2019

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TUESDAY 12 MARCH 2019

Comedy - University of Winchester: STAND UP AND BE GRADEDDate: Tuesday 12 March 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Comedy - University of Winchester: STAND UP AND BE GRADED - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/stand-up-and-be-graded - The students of the University of Winchester's undergraduate programme in Comedy present a unique evening of fun and laughter.
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

 

WEDNESDAY 13 MARCH 2019

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THURSDAY 14 MARCH 2019

A Very Special Evening with Russell WatsonDate: Thursday 14 March 2019
Venue: Guildhall Winchester    map
Address: Broadway, High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9GH
Event: A Very Special Evening with Russell Watson - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.guildhallwinchester.co.uk/events/details/338 - Join four-time Brit Classical Award winner Russell Watson for a very special evening, accompanied by his pianist and guest choir.
Venue website: www.guildhallwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/guildhallwinchester
Twitter: @GuildhallW

 

FRIDAY 15 MARCH 2019

Barnstormers ComedyDate: Friday 15 March 2019
Venue: Winchester Discovery Centre    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Barnstormers Comedy - 8pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.hants.gov.uk/librariesandarchives/library/events/eventdetail?id=411310 - Now in its eleventh fantastic season, Barnstormers Comedy Club returns to the Discovery Centre once more, to kick-start the weekend in the usual uproarious style. Taking place on the third Friday of the month, Barnstormers presents a line-up of three top acts from the London Comedy Circuit and beyond: many of them Comedy Store regulars. As ever, there will also be a lovely MC on hand to oversee the proceedings. The perfect tonic to end the working week.
Venue website: www.hants.gov.uk/library-winchester
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/winchesterdc
Twitter: @winchesterdc

 

SATURDAY 16 MARCH 2019

Winchester Symphony Orchestra with Joo Yeon SirDate: Saturday 16 March 2019
Venue: New Hall, Winchester College    map
Address: College Walk, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9NA
Event: Winchester Symphony Orchestra with Joo Yeon Sir - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/596762 - Elgar: Violin Concerto Vaughan Williams: Symphony no. 4
Venue website: www.winchestermusicclub.org.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/Winchester-Music-Club-261360653888547
Twitter: @WMCtweeter
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SUNDAY 17 MARCH 2019

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MONDAY 18 MARCH 2019

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TUESDAY 19 MARCH 2019

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WEDNESDAY 20 MARCH 2019

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THURSDAY 21 MARCH 2019

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FRIDAY 22 MARCH 2019

Comedy: Paul McCaffreyDate: Friday 22 March 2019
Venue: Winchester Discovery Centre    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Comedy: Paul McCaffrey - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.hants.gov.uk/shop/product.php?productid=52450 - Postponed Event from Winchester Comedy Festival 2018 On Friday 22nd March, Paul McCaffrey is absolutely thrilled to be putting on a one off special show of the best bits of his 6 Edinburgh shows in his home town of Winchester. This will be a great night out. As seen on IMPRACTICAL JOKERS (BBC3) Russell Howards Good News (BBC3) Stand up Central (Comedy central) and heard on TalkSport, Absolute radio and Jack FM, McCaffrey is one of the best comics working in the uk at the moment. In the last 12 months, he has performed to thousands of people supporting the likes of Sean Lock, Michael Mcintyre, Kevin Bridges and Rob Beckett.
Venue website: www.hants.gov.uk/library-winchester
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/winchesterdc
Twitter: @winchesterdc

 

SATURDAY 23 MARCH 2019

SOUTHAMPTON PHILHARMONIC CHOIR  MONTEVERDI VESPERSDate: Saturday 23 March 2019
Venue: Winchester Cathedral    map
Address: Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
Event: SOUTHAMPTON PHILHARMONIC CHOIR MONTEVERDI VESPERS - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk/events/southampton-philharmonic-choir-monteverdi-vespers - Southampton Philharmonic Choir presents this jewel of the early Baroque in the magnificent setting of Winchester Cathedral. Performing alongside them are the Southampton University Philharmonic Choir, the choir of the Pilgrim's School, and the Corporation of Musick, a cornett and sackbut ensemble dedicated to recreating the sounds and style of the music once heard in the royal courts, churches and streets of Renaissance and Baroque Europe.
Venue website: www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/winchestercathedral
Twitter: @WinCathedral

Whitchurch Folk Club: Rachael McShane (ex-Bellowhead)Date: Saturday 23 March 2019
Venue: Whitchurch Parish Hall    map - 13.8 miles from Winchester
Address: 28 London Road, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7LQ
Event: Whitchurch Folk Club: Rachael McShane (ex-Bellowhead) - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit billetto.co.uk/e/rachael-mcshane-bellowhead-tickets-294299 - Whitchurch Folk Club website: whitchurchfolk.club. Monthly folk concerts live in Whitchurch. The Whitchurch Folk Club runs once a month at either the Parish Hall or the Gill Nethercott Centre in Whitchurch, Hampshire. They book artists performing traditional music from the UK and Ireland. Rachael McShane is a singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player based in the North East of England. Best known as an original member of folk big band Bellowhead, Rachael toured internationally with them as well as making several TV appearances.
Venue website: whitchurchparishhall.co.uk
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SUNDAY 24 MARCH 2019

COMEDY - Apollo Theatre Company: HANCOCK'S HALF HOURDate: Sunday 24 March 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: COMEDY - Apollo Theatre Company: HANCOCK'S HALF HOUR - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/hancocks-half-hour - From the producers of the critically acclaimed tours of Round the Horne and The Goon Show comes another radio comedy classic live on stage.
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

Event PosterDate: Sunday 24 March 2019
Venue: St James Tavern    map
Address: 3 Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5BE
Event: Blues Jam in aid of Cancer Research - 4-7pm - join in the Blues fun to raise money for Cancer Research. 3 donation to play or free to watch but all donations are greatly appreciated.
Venue website: the.littlepubgroup.co.uk/the-st-james-tavern
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/stjamestavernwinchester
Twitter: @sjt_winchester
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MONDAY 25 MARCH 2019

Event PosterDate: Monday 25 March 2019
Venue: The Worthies Club    map - 3 miles from Winchester
Address: Lovedon Lane, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7NJ
Event: Jazz Jam Session - 8.30pm - Playing mainly real book tunes, swing and latin. play or just listen! meet every month on the 4th Monday. Setup from 8pm, playing from 8.30. www.facebook.com/jamminthejazz. NOTE: because the venue is a members club, those who have not joined will need to sign in as guests and pay 1 for the evening. Those planning to jam regularly will find it worthwhile to join as members. See www.thewssc.co.uk/membership for details.
Venue notes: Unless otherwise indicated, admission is free for Club Members. For guests there is an admission charge of 1 and they will need to be signed-in by a member or bar staff.
Venue website: www.thewssc.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/theworthiessportsandsocial

 

TUESDAY 26 MARCH 2019

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WEDNESDAY 27 MARCH 2019

Event PosterDate: Wednesday 27 March 2019
Venue: Hyde Tavern    map
Address: 57 Hyde Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DY
Event: Live at the Hyde: RUTH THEODORE & BAND - 7.30pm - Tickets for Live at the Hyde events can be bought at www.wegottickets.com/liveatthehyde.
Venue website: www.hydetavern.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/thehydetavern

Event PosterDate: Wednesday 27 March 2019
Venue: Winchester Club    map
Address: Highfield Lodge, Worthy Lane, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7AB
Event: Winchester Uke Jam - 8pm - Winchester Uke Jam website: www.winchesterukejam.co.uk. Winchester Uke Jam on Facebook: www.facebook.com/winchesterukejam. Acoustic music jam. The Winchester Uke Jam meets frequently. You don't have to be a uke player - all acoustic instruments are welcome as well as singers. They play a wide selection of songs from Hank Williams to The Rolling Stones. It's friendly, sociable, easy to join in and great fun.
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/highfieldlodge

 

THURSDAY 28 MARCH 2019

Musical - St Swithun's School and Winchester College: FIDDLER ON THE ROOFDate: Thursday 28 March 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Musical - St Swithun's School and Winchester College: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/fiddler-on-the-roof - St Swithun's School and Winchester College present Fiddler on the Roof
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

 

FRIDAY 29 MARCH 2019

The Chicago Blues Brothers - Motown MissionDate: Friday 29 March 2019
Venue: Guildhall Winchester    map
Address: Broadway, High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9GH
Event: The Chicago Blues Brothers - Motown Mission - 7pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.guildhallwinchester.co.uk/events/details/277 - The award-winning spectacular is Europe's biggest and best-loved production of the Blues Brothers. The show is a high-octane, adrenaline-pumping musical mash-up that presents the best material from the original Blues Brothers movies and is jam-packed full of songs by legends such as Aretha Franklin, James Brown, BB King, Ray Charles, Tina Turner, Cab Calloway - plus many other blues, soul, Motown and funk classics and a few surprises thrown in along the way.
Venue website: www.guildhallwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/guildhallwinchester
Twitter: @GuildhallW

Musical - St Swithun's School and Winchester College: FIDDLER ON THE ROOFDate: Friday 29 March 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Musical - St Swithun's School and Winchester College: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/fiddler-on-the-roof - St Swithun's School and Winchester College present Fiddler on the Roof
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

 

SATURDAY 30 MARCH 2019

THE WAYNFLETE SINGERS  MENDELSSOHNS ELIJAHDate: Saturday 30 March 2019
Venue: Winchester Cathedral    map
Address: Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
Event: THE WAYNFLETE SINGERS MENDELSSOHNS ELIJAH - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk/events/the-waynflete-singers-mendelssohns-elijah - Winchester Cathedral welcomes a choir from it's north-eastern partner, Newcastle-upon-tyne. The Newcastle Bach Choir will join with the Waynflete Singers to perform Mendelssohn's great oratorio, Elijah. The Waynflete Singers and their guests promise an equally rousing rendition as Elijah urges King Ahab's people to forsake their false god and turn to the Lord. Orchestral fire and brimstone will be in ample supply from the London Mozart Players.
Venue website: www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/winchestercathedral
Twitter: @WinCathedral

Event PosterDate: Saturday 30 March 2019
Venue: O'Neill's    map
Address: 90-91 High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9AP
Event: Drunk Education - 10pm - Drunk Education website: drunkeducation.wix.com/drunkeducation. Drunk Education on Facebook: www.facebook.com/drunkeducation. Pop, rock and indie covers band. Drunk Education are a high-energy, quality rock/pop covers band, covering songs from the 1980s up to present day chart toppers!
Venue website: www.oneills.co.uk/winchester
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/oneillswinch
Twitter: @OneillsWinch

Musical - St Swithun's School and Winchester College: FIDDLER ON THE ROOFDate: Saturday 30 March 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Musical - St Swithun's School and Winchester College: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/fiddler-on-the-roof - St Swithun's School and Winchester College present Fiddler on the Roof
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

X-Clusive Present Nicky BlackmarketDate: Saturday 30 March 2019
Venue: The Rising Sun    map
Address: 14 Bridge Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 0HL
Event: X-Clusive Present Nicky Blackmarket - 7pm - The legendary NICKY BLACKMARKET headlining the event with lots of local talented artitsts in support and as always its free entry and good vibes.
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/winchesterrisingsun
Facebook event

Event PosterDate: Saturday 30 March 2019
Venue: Hyde Tavern    map
Address: 57 Hyde Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DY
Event: Live at the Hyde: MEGAN HENWOOD & FINDLAY NAPIER - 7.30pm - Tickets for Live at the Hyde events can be bought at www.wegottickets.com/liveatthehyde.
Venue website: www.hydetavern.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/thehydetavern

 

SUNDAY 31 MARCH 2019

Musical - University of Chichester: 9 TO 5 THE MUSICALDate: Sunday 31 March 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Musical - University of Chichester: 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/9-to-5-the-musical - 9 to 5 The Musical is about to get down to business - with a fantastic production by Chichester's celebrated Tour Company.
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

 


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