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MONDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2020


Stand Up and Be Graded 2020Date: Monday 24 February 2020
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  Stand Up and Be Graded 2020
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/whats-on... - An evening of exciting new comedy material from students studying BA Comedy at the University of Winchester. The students study many aspects of comedy, including scriptwriting, improv, clowning, stand-up, cabaret, music, radio and TV comedy, as well as comedy acting, slapstick and physical comedy. They get to create and perform their comedy at the University as solos, duos, in groups. They are encouraged to try out material in comedy clubs locally and nationally. Stand-Up and Be Graded is a great opportunity for them to hone their comedy skills in a bigger venue in front of an external and supportive audience. Don't miss seeing these developing comedians before they become famous!
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

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Event PosterDate: Monday 24 February 2020
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  Roots - Open Mic Night
- 8pm - Free entry - Winchester's longest-running open mic night. www.facebook.com/RailwayRoots. Monday night is Roots Night! Sign-ups from 8-8.30pm, kicks off at 8.30pm. When the list is full (14 acts), late arrivals will be added to the end of the list and will perform if there is time and/or audience remaining! Two hours of music, poetry and more. All genres, styles and abilities welcome.
Venue notes: ID is required on the door. For full details including start times and age restrictions visit the venue's website.
Venue website:  railwayinn.pub
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheRailwayWinchester
Twitter:  @RailwayLive

Jazz Jam SessionDate: Monday 24 February 2020
Venue:  The Worthies Club    map
Address:  Lovedon Lane, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7NJ - 3 miles
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 2 and they will need to be signed-in by a member or bar staff.
Venue website:  thewssc.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/theworthiessportsandsocial

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TUESDAY 25 FEBRUARY 2020


Comedy - Round the HorneDate: Tuesday 25 February 2020
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  Comedy - Round the Horne
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/whats-on... - From the producers of the UK tours of The Goon Show and Hancock's Half Hour comes another radio comedy classic live on stage.
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

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Event PosterDate: Tuesday 25 February 2020
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  Off The Rails Comedy Night
- 8pm - Free entry - Visit www.facebook.com/offtherailscomedyshow for more details. Winchester's best and biggest FREE comedy night is back again this month with another incredible line-up! Grab a drink and brighten up your Tuesday night! 8pm Doors, 8.30pm Start.
Venue notes: ID is required on the door. For full details including start times and age restrictions visit the venue's website.
Venue website:  railwayinn.pub
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheRailwayWinchester
Twitter:  @RailwayLive

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WEDNESDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2020


The Ronnie Scott's All StarsDate: Wednesday 26 February 2020
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  The Ronnie Scott's All Stars
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/whats-on... - Celebrating 60-years since the founding of one of the world's most iconic music venues, The Ronnie Scott's All Stars take to the road to celebrate the Ronnie Scott's Story.
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

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Event PosterDate: Wednesday 26 February 2020
Venue:  The Rising Sun    map
Address:  14 Bridge Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 0HL - under ½ mile
Event:  Open Mic
- 8pm - Brand new open mic night. Great sounding PA, mics, etc will be provided. All types of music welcome and there is a guaranteed fun and friendly atmosphere. If you want to book a slot get in touch via the Facebook event.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchesterrisingsun

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Live at the Hyde: JOHN BLEKDate: Wednesday 26 February 2020
Venue:  Hyde Tavern    map
Address:  57 Hyde Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DY - under ½ mile
Event:  Live at the Hyde: JOHN BLEK
- 7.30pm - Tickets for Live at the Hyde events can be bought at www.wegottickets.com/liveatthehyde.
Venue website:  hydetavern.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thehydetavern

Event PosterDate: Wednesday 26 February 2020
Venue:  Winchester Club    map
Address:  Highfield Lodge, Worthy Lane, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7AB - under 1 mile
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.
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PopUp Acoustic @ The Roebuck: GUY, Tom Martin & Dan HMDate: Wednesday 26 February 2020
Venue:  The Roebuck Inn    map
Address:  57 Stockbridge Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 6RP - 1.4 miles
Event:  PopUp Acoustic @ The Roebuck: GUY, Tom Martin & Dan HM
- 7pm - popUp Acoustic returns for a whole year of exciting gigs and events. Visit popUp Acoustic on Facebook at www.facebook.com/groups/664658546904528. Turn up at 7pm for food or 7:30pm for a chair. It's all free.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheRoebuckWinchester

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THURSDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2020


Comedy - Jo BrandDate: Thursday 27 February 2020
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  Comedy - Jo Brand
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/whats-on... - Join Jo Brand as she takes to the road trying out new material along with her special guest, Andy Robinson. Long established as one of the UK's best comics, Jo brand is the star and writer of Getting On, the BBC's BAFTA award-winning series set on a hospital's geriatric ward, which was partly inspired by her earlier career in nursing. Other television credits include: Great British Bake Off: Extra Slice (BBC), Taskmaster (Dave), Have I Got News For You (BBC One) and Would I Lie to You (BBC One).
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

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Event PosterDate: Thursday 27 February 2020
Venue:  West Meon Village Hall    map
Address:  Headon View, West Meon, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 1LH - 12.3 miles
Event:  Winchester Musicals and Opera Society: THE SOUND OF MUSICALS
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.wmos.org.uk - An evening of song and laughter. From the world's favourite musicals: Gilbert and Sullivan to Rogers and Hammerstein to Boublil and Schonberg. Tickets 10 available from www.wmos.org.uk.

FRIDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2020


Event PosterDate: Friday 28 February 2020
Venue:  O'Neill's    map
Address:  90-91 High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9AP - under ½ mile
Event:  Rhythm Boulevard
- 9pm - Rock, pop and soul professional party covers band. Rhythm Boulevard on Facebook: www.facebook.com/RhythmBoulevard. Rhythm Boulevard website: www.functionbandhampshire.co.uk. Rhythm Boulevard are a professional covers band with a varied party repertoire and outstanding male and female lead vocalists, backed by keys, guitar, bass and drums, playing the best rock, pop and soul music.
Venue website:  oneills.co.uk/national-search/south-east/winchester
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/oneillswinch
Twitter:  @OneillsWinch

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University of Winchester: Poetry and Flash FictionDate: Friday 28 February 2020
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  University of Winchester: Poetry and Flash Fiction
- 1-2pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/whats-on... - a session of original Poetry and Flash Fiction from the University of Winchester's Creative Writing students.
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

Event PosterDate: Friday 28 February 2020
Venue:  The William Walker    map
Address:  34 The Square, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9EX - under ½ mile
Event:  Daniel Eagle
- 8pm - Zeus Bookings Presents Live Music at The William Walker Fantastic Friday night vibes from some of the best musicians in Hampshire. Acts and Dates: 7th Feb - Rob Clamp Music 14th Feb - Paul Solomons Music 21st Feb - Fugitive Orchestra 28th Feb - Daniel Eagle
Venue website:  williamwalkerwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/WilliamWalkerPub

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The RamonasDate: Friday 28 February 2020
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  The Ramonas
- 7pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.railwayinn.pub/shows/the-ramonas - Were a Happy Family Tour! As the name suggests The Ramonas are an all female tribute to the iconic New York Punk Rock band Ramones.
Venue notes: ID is required on the door. For full details including start times and age restrictions visit the venue's website.
Venue website:  railwayinn.pub
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheRailwayWinchester
Twitter:  @RailwayLive

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Event PosterDate: Friday 28 February 2020
Venue:  Colden Common Community Centre    map
Address:  St Vigor Way, Colden Common, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1UU - 5.8 miles
Event:  Winchester Musicals and Opera Society: THE SOUND OF MUSICALS
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.wmos.org.uk - An evening of song and laughter. From the worlds favourite musicals: Gilbert and Sullivan to Rogers and Hammerstein to Boublil and Schonberg. Tickets 10 available from www.wmos.org.uk.
Venue website:  colden-common-cc.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/coldencommoncc

SATURDAY 29 FEBRUARY 2020


Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  Pilgrim's Hall    map
Address:  3 The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LT - under ½ mile
Event:  Winchester Musicals and Opera Society: THE SOUND OF MUSICALS
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.wmos.org.uk - An evening of song and laughter. From the worlds favourite musicals: Gilbert and Sullivan to Rogers and Hammerstein to Boublil and Schonberg. Tickets 10 available from www.wmos.org.uk.
Venue website:  winchester-cathedral.org.uk/our-heritage/cathedral-close

Polly Paulusma and Annie DressnerDate: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  Polly Paulusma and Annie Dressner
- 8pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.railwayinn.pub/shows/polly-paulusma-an... - Polly Paulusma and Annie Dressner became friends after meeting at the Cambridge Folk Festival. Paulusma's 2004 debut 'Scissors In My Pocket' earned her critical acclaim and support slots with Bob Dylan. Fourth album 'Pivot' is being released a song a month.Dressner, three albums in, has received recognition and BBC radio play since arriving in UK from NYC in 2011. Shire Folk: 'one of the freshest and most enjoyable releases of 2018'. New album release spring 2020. In this special co-headline evening, these formidable songwriters and friends support one another to present heart-felt acoustic music, songwriting and harmonies.
Venue notes: ID is required on the door. For full details including start times and age restrictions visit the venue's website.
Venue website:  railwayinn.pub
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheRailwayWinchester
Twitter:  @RailwayLive

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The KestrelsDate: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  The Worthies Club    map
Address:  Lovedon Lane, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7NJ - 3 miles
Event:  The Kestrels

Venue notes: Unless otherwise indicated, admission is free for club members. For guests there is an admission charge of 2 and they will need to be signed-in by a member or bar staff.
Venue website:  thewssc.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/theworthiessportsandsocial

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Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  Kings Somborne Village Hall    map
Address:  Kings Somborne, Hampshire, SO20 6PP - 7 miles
Event:  Somborne Sessions: Blue Rose Code + support: Ma Polaine's Great Decline
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.sombornesessions.co.uk - Nomads, both geographically and musically, Blue Rose Code write from the heart eschewing any specific genre, addressing themes of love, loss, travel, home, accepting the past and embracing the future, painted with colours of folk, jazz, soul and pop. + support (tbc)
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Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  Whitchurch Parish Hall    map
Address:  28 London Road, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7LQ - 13.8 miles
Event:  Whitchurch Folk Club: Peter Knight & John Spiers
- 19.30 - 23.00 - For ticket details or more information visit billetto.co.uk/e/peter-knight-john-spiers-... - Peter Knight (Ex-Steeleye Span) & John Spiers (Ex-Bellowhead)

SUNDAY 01 MARCH 2020


Event PosterDate: Sunday 01 March 2020
Venue:  John O'Gaunt    map
Address:  Horsebridge Road, Stockbridge, Hampshire, SO20 6PU - 10.6 miles
Event:  Thames Valley Jazz
- 12.30pm - Free entry - Traditional New Orleans-style jazz. The Thames Valley Jazz Quartet (occasionally Quintet) plays trad 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 "Basin St Blues", recorded at the John O'Gaunt Inn, Horsebridge, Hampshire on 6 October 2019: youtu.be/PSybZwzYxcw.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/JohnOGauntInn

 

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TOMORROW, Tuesday 25 February 2020

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Venue:
The Railway
Event:
Off The Rails Comedy Night

Details:
8pm
Visit www.facebook.com/offtherailscomedyshow for more details. Winchester's best and biggest FREE comedy night is back again this month with another incredible line-up! Grab a drink and brighten up your Tuesday night! 8pm Doors, 8.30pm Start.

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