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May 2019

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WEDNESDAY 01 MAY 2019

Drama / Comedy - LipService: STRANGERS ON A TRAIN SETDate: Wednesday 01 May 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Drama / Comedy - LipService: STRANGERS ON A TRAIN SET - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/strangers-on-a-train-set - LipService go off the rails in Strangers on a Train Set. Challenging a youth to turn down his music, Irene Sparrow, inventor of the left-handed crochet hook (patent pending, as seen on Dragon's Den) finds herself under suspicion of murder after the train emerges from a tunnel with the young man dead. But this is no ordinary train, each passenger is reading a book, each book is a portal into a parallel universe of train related crime fiction. With clever use of projection and multiple train sets, LipService give you a whistle stop tour that will leave you breathless and racing for the refreshment coach.
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

Event PosterDate: Wednesday 01 May 2019
Venue: Hyde Tavern    map
Address: 57 Hyde Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DY
Event: Winchester Folk Club: Antoine & Owena + support - 8pm - Admission £7 on the door (£5 members). First Wednesday of the month. All events start at 8pm. With their sensitive material presented on fiddle, bouzouki and guitar, Antoine and Owena blend traditional and contemporary styles to present their original and traditional mix of material.
Venue website: www.hydetavern.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/thehydetavern

 

THURSDAY 02 MAY 2019

Opera Up Close: LA BOHEMEDate: Thursday 02 May 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Opera Up Close: LA BOHEME - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/la-boheme - OperaUpClose return to Winchester with their hugely acclaimed, 2011 Olivier-Award winning, new English version of Puccini's La Bohème.
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

 

FRIDAY 03 MAY 2019

Comedy / Drama - Degrees of Error & Something for the Weekend: MURDER, SHE DIDN'T WRITEDate: Friday 03 May 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Comedy / Drama - Degrees of Error & Something for the Weekend: MURDER, SHE DIDN'T WRITE - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/murder-she-didnt-write - Degrees of Error & Something for the Weekend present Murder She Didn't Write The Improvised Murder Mystery A classic murder mystery is created on the spot in this ingenious and hilarious show from Bristol Improv Theatre's resident company.
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

Lost In Bass UK present Bank Holiday May-hem Part 1Date: Friday 03 May 2019
Venue: The Rising Sun    map
Address: 14 Bridge Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 0HL
Event: Lost In Bass UK present Bank Holiday May-hem Part 1 - 7pm
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/winchesterrisingsun
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Queen Inn Beer Festival: FLAXEN HILLDate: Friday 03 May 2019
Venue: The Queen Inn    map
Address: 28 Kingsgate Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9PG
Event: Queen Inn Beer Festival: FLAXEN HILL - 8pm - Flaxen Hill are back at the Queen Inn on Friday 3 May 2019 to open their wonderful beer festival. Flaxen Hill website: flaxenhill.wordpress.com. Flaxen Hill on Facebook: www.facebook.com/FlaxenHill01. Indie, rock, folk and Americana blended in a unique style. Flaxen Hill are a Winchester band that blend acoustic guitars, mandolin, violin, viola, lap steel, bass and drums into a unique style.
Venue website: www.thequeeninnwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/queeninnwinchester
Twitter: @TheQueenInn
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SATURDAY 04 MAY 2019

Music - Introductions to Classical Piano: ALISTAIR MCGOWANDate: Saturday 04 May 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Music - Introductions to Classical Piano: ALISTAIR MCGOWAN - 8pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/alistair-mcgowan - After the success of The Piano Album (released through Sony Classical) and his first tour in 2018, Alistair McGowan is back with this hugely-popular show which brings together all his talents. Along with some classical piano pieces from his album, Alistair will also play a variety of short pieces pieces from Glass to Chopin, from Grieg to Debussy, from John Field to Bill Evans.
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

Queen Inn Beer Festival: Uncle Tom's CobbleysDate: Saturday 04 May 2019
Venue: The Queen Inn    map
Address: 28 Kingsgate Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9PG
Event: Queen Inn Beer Festival: Uncle Tom's Cobbleys - 8pm - Uncle Tom's Cobbleys on Facebook: www.facebook.com/cobbleys. Acoustic toe-tapping covers of popular rock, pop, ska, folk and country tunes. Uncle Tom's Cobbleys churn out covers of popular rock, pop, ska, folk, country and even metal tunes, using just an acoustic guitar, a fiddle or a banjo, and the odd kazoo! They've been known to liven-up many a 'quiet night at the local' with their upbeat, rousing versions of popular classics - ancient and modern.
Venue website: www.thequeeninnwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/queeninnwinchester
Twitter: @cobbleys @TheQueenInn
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SUNDAY 05 MAY 2019

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MONDAY 06 MAY 2019

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TUESDAY 07 MAY 2019

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WEDNESDAY 08 MAY 2019

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THURSDAY 09 MAY 2019

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FRIDAY 10 MAY 2019

TAPESTRY – THE CAROLE KING STORYDate: Friday 10 May 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: TAPESTRY – THE CAROLE KING STORY - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/tapestry - An evening celebrating legendary American singer-songwriter Carole King. Nicki Gillis performs Tapestry - The Concert, where Carole King's quintessential album is performed live on stage in a sophisticated, 'true to the original sound' format.
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

Event PosterDate: Friday 10 May 2019
Venue: Hyde Tavern    map
Address: 57 Hyde Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DY
Event: Live at the Hyde: AMY MAY ELLIS - 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

 

SATURDAY 11 MAY 2019

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SUNDAY 12 MAY 2019

Comedy - RADIO ACTIVE WITH ANGUS DEAYTONDate: Sunday 12 May 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Comedy - RADIO ACTIVE WITH ANGUS DEAYTON - 8pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/radio-active - So Comedy & Broken Robot Productions presents Radio Active with Angus Deayton, Philip Pope, Michael Fenton Stevens and Helen Atkinson Wood Angus Deayton, Helen Atkinson Wood, Michael Fenton Stevens and Philip Pope reunite to take classic scripts from the award-winning BBC Radio 4 show on the road following a sell-out and critically acclaimed run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

 

MONDAY 13 MAY 2019

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TUESDAY 14 MAY 2019

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WEDNESDAY 15 MAY 2019

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THURSDAY 16 MAY 2019

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FRIDAY 17 MAY 2019

Barnstormers ComedyDate: Friday 17 May 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=411312 - 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

Event PosterDate: Friday 17 May 2019
Venue: Hyde Tavern    map
Address: 57 Hyde Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DY
Event: Live at the Hyde: THE FRANK BURKITT 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

 

SATURDAY 18 MAY 2019

Event PosterDate: Saturday 18 May 2019
Venue: St James Tavern    map
Address: 3 Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5BE
Event: Cinnamon Jazz - 7.45pm - Cinnamon Jazz website: www.cinnamonjazz.co.uk. Cinnamon Jazz on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Cinnamon-Jazz-726363267506374. Mellow jazz band. Cinnamon Jazz are a Hampshire-based band that specialises in mellow, melodic, rhythmic jazz, especially Bossa Nova.
Venue website: the.littlepubgroup.co.uk/the-st-james-tavern
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/stjamestavernwinchester
Twitter: @sjt_winchester

Winter MountainDate: Saturday 18 May 2019
Venue: Somborne Sessions    map - 7 miles from Winchester
Address: Kings Somborne Village Hall, Kings Somborne, Hampshire, SO20 6PP
Event: Winter Mountain - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.sombornesessions.co.uk - Winter Mountain is the stage name of Cornwall-based singer/songwriter Joe Francis. Joe's songs are melodic, his lyrics heartfelt, and he possesses an extraordinary soulful voice. The quality of the songs and the emotional power of Joe's performances inspired Cara Dillon and Sam Lakeman to sign him to their label, Charcoal Records. With increasing radio plays and five-star album reviews (and a new album on the way) Winter Mountain is certainly on the up. Buy your tickets soon!
Venue website: www.sombornesessions.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/SomborneSessions
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Whitchurch Folk Club: Dovetail TrioDate: Saturday 18 May 2019
Venue: Gill Nethercott Centre    map - 12.6 miles from Winchester
Address: Winchester Road, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7HP
Event: Whitchurch Folk Club: Dovetail Trio - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit billetto.co.uk/en/e/dovetail-trio-tickets-319101 - 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: www.gillnethercottcentre.org.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/The-Gill-Nethercott-Centre-566286143399297

 

SUNDAY 19 MAY 2019

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MONDAY 20 MAY 2019

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TUESDAY 21 MAY 2019

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WEDNESDAY 22 MAY 2019

Winchester Musicals and Opera Society: MADE IN DAGENHAMDate: Wednesday 22 May 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Winchester Musicals and Opera Society: MADE IN DAGENHAM - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/made-in-dagenham - Winchester Musicals and Opera Society present this passionate and uplifting musical that will have you standing up united with it's cast: Made in Dagenham. Inspired by a true story and based on the hit movie with the same name, Made in Dagenham tells the story of a group of female factory workers that stood together to fight for their rights and the rights of all women.
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

 

THURSDAY 23 MAY 2019

Winchester Musicals and Opera Society: MADE IN DAGENHAMDate: Thursday 23 May 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Winchester Musicals and Opera Society: MADE IN DAGENHAM - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/made-in-dagenham - Winchester Musicals and Opera Society present this passionate and uplifting musical that will have you standing up united with it's cast: Made in Dagenham. Inspired by a true story and based on the hit movie with the same name, Made in Dagenham tells the story of a group of female factory workers that stood together to fight for their rights and the rights of all women.
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

 

FRIDAY 24 MAY 2019

Winchester Musicals and Opera Society: MADE IN DAGENHAMDate: Friday 24 May 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Winchester Musicals and Opera Society: MADE IN DAGENHAM - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/made-in-dagenham - Winchester Musicals and Opera Society present this passionate and uplifting musical that will have you standing up united with it's cast: Made in Dagenham. Inspired by a true story and based on the hit movie with the same name, Made in Dagenham tells the story of a group of female factory workers that stood together to fight for their rights and the rights of all women.
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

 

SATURDAY 25 MAY 2019

Winchester Musicals and Opera Society: MADE IN DAGENHAM (Matinée)Date: Saturday 25 May 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Winchester Musicals and Opera Society: MADE IN DAGENHAM (Matinée) - 2.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/made-in-dagenham - Winchester Musicals and Opera Society present this passionate and uplifting musical that will have you standing up united with it's cast: Made in Dagenham. Inspired by a true story and based on the hit movie with the same name, Made in Dagenham tells the story of a group of female factory workers that stood together to fight for their rights and the rights of all women.
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

Winchester Musicals and Opera Society: MADE IN DAGENHAMDate: Saturday 25 May 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: Winchester Musicals and Opera Society: MADE IN DAGENHAM - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/made-in-dagenham - Winchester Musicals and Opera Society present this passionate and uplifting musical that will have you standing up united with it's cast: Made in Dagenham. Inspired by a true story and based on the hit movie with the same name, Made in Dagenham tells the story of a group of female factory workers that stood together to fight for their rights and the rights of all women.
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

 

SUNDAY 26 MAY 2019

TOYAH WILLCOXDate: Sunday 26 May 2019
Venue: Theatre Royal    map
Address: Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Event: TOYAH WILLCOX - 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/toyah-willcox - From punk princess to cult stage actress, Toyah Willcox is a vibrant performer and an inextinguishable flame. Charismatic, outspoken and impossible to categorise, she is one of Britain's iconic household names - an award-winning rock legend as well as a much-loved stage/screen actress and music composer.
Venue website: www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter: @TRWinchester

 

MONDAY 27 MAY 2019

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TUESDAY 28 MAY 2019

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WEDNESDAY 29 MAY 2019

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THURSDAY 30 MAY 2019

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FRIDAY 31 MAY 2019

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