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Category: Music festival


Quaker Jam Saturday 22 June 2024
Venue:  Quaker Meeting House     map
Address:  16 Colebrook Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LH
Telephone:  01962 864 184
Event:  Quaker Jam - 10am-4pm - A pocket-sized music sharing event featuring local music artists and groups affiliated to Sound Winchester to promote participation in music-making for wellbeing. This event is free. Visit the ticket/more information link for full details of the day and the musicians involved.
Quaker Meeting House website:  winchesterquakers.org.uk
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Categories   Live music  •  Open mic  •  Music jam  •  Music festival  •  Concert  •  Poetry

Armed Forces Day 2024 Saturday 29 June 2024
Venue:  Vigo Road Park     map
Address:  Vigo Road, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1HW
Event:  Armed Forces Day 2024 - 11am-6pm - Join in with a fantastic family day as we honour our servicemen and women, past and present. Highlights include the Red Devils Parachute Display Team, a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight featuring Spitfires, an Apache flypast, live music, delicious food and drinks for everyone. 🇬🇧🎉
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Southern Cathedrals Festival: Festival Fringe Wednesday 10 July 2024
Venue:  Pilgrim's Hall     map
Address:  3 The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LT
Event:  Southern Cathedrals Festival: Festival Fringe - 9pm - At last the 2020 Fringe… Psalm You Win, Psalm You Lose There are always a wide variety of cultural experiences available at The Southern Cathedrals Festivals, and The Fringe is perhaps the event which stretches that description to breaking point, and well beyond. At this event, enjoy a glass of something pleasant whilst witnessing the Lay Clerks and Organists of Winchester Cathedral create musical entertainment which had hitherto seemed unthinkable, and will quite probably also be unspeakable. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to be the guests of our music department, as you laugh with them, and most likely at them, for an hour of late-night entertainment. Taking place at Pilgrims’ Hall, The Pilgrims’ School, 3 The Close, Winchester, SO23 9LT. Tickets are £10.00 (to include refreshment). Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes. Visit southerncathedralsfestival.org.uk.
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Southern Cathedrals Festival: Phantom of the Opera - Improvised organ film soundtrack Thursday 11 July 2024
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral     map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
Telephone:  01962 857275
Event:  Southern Cathedrals Festival: Phantom of the Opera - Improvised organ film soundtrack - 7pm - Gothic, suspenseful, spine chilling – a screening of 1925 silent movie classic ‘Phantom of the Opera’ in Winchester Cathedral’s dramatic Nave, brought to life with live improvised organ soundtrack by Jonathan Hope on the cathedral’s newly renovated organ. Screens to view both film and organist will be in place. Taking place inside Winchester Cathedral. Tickets are £15/£10 for concessions Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes. Visit southerncathedralsfestival.org.uk.
Winchester Cathedral website:  winchester-cathedral.org.uk
Winchester Cathedral on Facebook:   facebook.com/winchestercathedral
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Categories   Live music  •  Music festival  •  Film

Southern Cathedrals Festival: Festival Fringe Thursday 11 July 2024
Venue:  Pilgrim's Hall     map
Address:  3 The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LT
Event:  Southern Cathedrals Festival: Festival Fringe - 9pm - At last the 2020 Fringe… Psalm You Win, Psalm You Lose There are always a wide variety of cultural experiences available at The Southern Cathedrals Festivals, and The Fringe is perhaps the event which stretches that description to breaking point, and well beyond. At this event, enjoy a glass of something pleasant whilst witnessing the Lay Clerks and Organists of Winchester Cathedral create musical entertainment which had hitherto seemed unthinkable, and will quite probably also be unspeakable. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to be the guests of our music department, as you laugh with them, and most likely at them, for an hour of late-night entertainment. Taking place at Pilgrims’ Hall, The Pilgrims’ School, 3 The Close, Winchester, SO23 9LT. Tickets are £10.00 (to include refreshment). Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes. Visit southerncathedralsfestival.org.uk.
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Southern Cathedrals Festival: Recital for Soprano and Piano Friday 12 July 2024
Venue:  St Lawrence Church     map
Address:  18-19 The Square, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9EX
Event:  Southern Cathedrals Festival: Recital for Soprano and Piano - 11.30am - a beautiful song recital featuring from one Britain’s greatest 18th century composers Henry Purcell, to one of America’s most celebrated 20th century composers Samuel Barber. Performed by Verity and Lawrie Sawbridge. Taking place at St Lawrence’s Church, The Square, Winchester, SO23 9EX. Tickets are £10/£7 concessions Duration: 1 hour. Visit southerncathedralsfestival.org.uk.
St Lawrence Church website:  threesaints.org.uk/st-lawrence
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Southern Cathedrals Festival: Come and Sing Fauré Requiem Workshop Friday 12 July 2024
Venue:  St Lawrence Church     map
Address:  18-19 The Square, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9EX
Event:  Southern Cathedrals Festival: Come and Sing Fauré Requiem Workshop - 2pm - Led by Bob Chilcott, British composer and conductor. This workshop is for singers taking part in ‘Come and Sing Fauré Requiem’ concert at 7.45pm. Attendance at this is essential if you wish to take part. Advanced booking is advised, as number of singers will be limited to 90. Music scores will be available to borrow, if needed. Admission included in ticket price for performers at evening concert. Taking place at St Lawrence’s Church, The Square, Winchester, SO23 9EX. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes. Visit southerncathedralsfestival.org.uk.
St Lawrence Church website:  threesaints.org.uk/st-lawrence
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Southern Cathedrals Festival: Kiwis can fly Friday 12 July 2024
Venue:  The United Church     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8RZ
Telephone:  01962 849559
Event:  Southern Cathedrals Festival: Kiwis can fly - 2pm - A talk by Katherine Dienes-Williams; Organist and Master of the Choristers, Guildford Cathedral (Organ Scholar at Winchester 1991). New Zealand born organist and conductor, Katherine Dienes-Williams talks about her journey from being appointed the first organ scholar of an earthquake prone Cathedral in Wellington, New Zealand to becoming the first female organist in the Church of England at Guildford Cathedral, in the old Winchester diocese. Taking place at The United Church, Jewry Street, Winchester, SO23 8RZ. Tickets are £10/£7 concessions Duration: 1 hour. Visit southerncathedralsfestival.org.uk.
The United Church website:  ucw.org.uk
The United Church on Facebook:   facebook.com/United-Church-Winchester-1403609999870354
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Southern Cathedrals Festival: Come and Sing Fauré Requiem Workshop & Performance Friday 12 July 2024
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral     map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
Telephone:  01962 857275
Event:  Southern Cathedrals Festival: Come and Sing Fauré Requiem Workshop & Performance - 6.30pm - Led by Bob Chilcott, British composer and conductor. ‘Come and Sing Fauré Requiem’ with Girl Choristers of Winchester and Salisbury Cathedral Choirs, and Lay Clerks of Chichester, Salisbury and Winchester Cathedrals, conducted by Bob Chilcott. This performance is the conclusion of the choral workshop earlier in the day. At 7.45pm, the concert performance of Fauré Requiem will begin. Taking place inside Winchester Cathedral. Tickets are as follows: Performers: £17.50 (£15.00 concession) Audience: £15.00 and £12.00 (£8.00 concession. Visit southerncathedralsfestival.org.uk.
Winchester Cathedral website:  winchester-cathedral.org.uk
Winchester Cathedral on Facebook:   facebook.com/winchestercathedral
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Southern Cathedrals Festival: Festival Fringe Friday 12 July 2024
Venue:  Pilgrim's Hall     map
Address:  3 The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LT
Event:  Southern Cathedrals Festival: Festival Fringe - 9pm - At last the 2020 Fringe… Psalm You Win, Psalm You Lose There are always a wide variety of cultural experiences available at The Southern Cathedrals Festivals, and The Fringe is perhaps the event which stretches that description to breaking point, and well beyond. At this event, enjoy a glass of something pleasant whilst witnessing the Lay Clerks and Organists of Winchester Cathedral create musical entertainment which had hitherto seemed unthinkable, and will quite probably also be unspeakable. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to be the guests of our music department, as you laugh with them, and most likely at them, for an hour of late-night entertainment. Taking place at Pilgrims’ Hall, The Pilgrims’ School, 3 The Close, Winchester, SO23 9LT. Tickets are £10.00 (to include refreshment). Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes. Visit southerncathedralsfestival.org.uk.
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Southern Cathedrals Festival: Festival concert sung by the combined Cathedral Choirs and the Southern Cathedrals Festival Brass Ensemble Saturday 13 July 2024
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral     map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
Telephone:  01962 857275
Event:  Southern Cathedrals Festival: Festival concert sung by the combined Cathedral Choirs and the Southern Cathedrals Festival Brass Ensemble - 6pm - This concert, featuring the combined choirs of Winchester, Salisbury and Chichester Cathedrals’ alongside Southern Cathedrals Festival Brass Ensemble, promises to be a spectacular showcase. Programme to include John Rutter ‘Winchester Te Deum’, Philip Moore ‘At the Round Earth’s Imagined Corners’, Bairstow ‘Blessed City’ and pieces by Kerensa Briggs, Joy Williams, and Anton Bruckner. Taking place inside Winchester Cathedral. Tickets are £35/£25/£15/£10 for concessions. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes. Visit southerncathedralsfestival.org.uk.
Winchester Cathedral website:  winchester-cathedral.org.uk
Winchester Cathedral on Facebook:   facebook.com/winchestercathedral
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Southern Cathedrals Festival: Concert sung by Winchester Cathedral Junior Choir and choirs from local schools Saturday 13 July 2024
Venue:  St Michael's Church     map
Address:  St Michael's Passage, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9PF
Event:  Southern Cathedrals Festival: Concert sung by Winchester Cathedral Junior Choir and choirs from local schools - 2pm - Directed by Chris Burton, Choir Director for Access and Engagement. Winchester Cathedral Junior Choir, joined by local school choirs participating in Winchester Crescendo engagement project, singing a Gospel music themed programme. Directed by Chris Burton, Choir Director for Access and Engagement at Winchester Cathedral. Taking place at St Michael’s Church, St Michael’s Passage, Winchester, SO23 9PF. Tickets are £5. Duration: 1 hour. Visit southerncathedralsfestival.org.uk.
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Southern Cathedrals Festival: Concert sung by Winchester Cathedral Chamber Choir Saturday 13 July 2024
Venue:  St Michael's Church     map
Address:  St Michael's Passage, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9PF
Event:  Southern Cathedrals Festival: Concert sung by Winchester Cathedral Chamber Choir - 4pm - Directed by Joshua Stephens, Sub-Organist at Winchester Cathedral. Winchester Cathedral Chamber Choir sing a programme of English choral music, including Finzi ‘Seven Poems of Robert Bridges’, Stanford ‘The Bluebird’ and new works by David McGregor and Judith Bingham. Taking place at St Michael’s Church, St Michael’s Passage, Winchester, SO23 9PF. Tickets are £10/£7 concessions. Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes. Visit southerncathedralsfestival.org.uk.
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Fairway Fest: Tractor Boys + Fun Kids Hour + Mad Melodies + Choir + Maddison A + Dan Finch + Hollow + Afterthought Saturday 13 July 2024
Venue:  Andover Golf Club     map
Address:  51 Winchester Road, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2EF
Telephone:  01264 358040
Event:  Fairway Fest: Tractor Boys + Fun Kids Hour + Mad Melodies + Choir + Maddison A + Dan Finch + Hollow + Afterthought - 2pm-11pm - Tickets available now. FAIRWAY FEST with performances by Tractor Boys + Fun Kids Hour + Mad Melodies + Choir + Maddison A + Dan Finch + Hollow + Afterthought. Family friendly day. Doors open at 2pm. Admission £10, under 16 £5.
Andover Golf Club website:  andovergolfclub.co.uk
Andover Golf Club on Facebook:   facebook.com/andovergolfclub
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Foodies Festival 2024 with live music from SYMPHONIC IBIZA (Friday) + BLUE (Saturday) + SISTER SLEDGE (Sunday) Friday 19 July 2024
Venue:  North Walls Recreation Ground     map
Address:  Nuns Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7EF
Event:  Foodies Festival 2024 with live music from SYMPHONIC IBIZA (Friday) + BLUE (Saturday) + SISTER SLEDGE (Sunday) - The UK’s most popular food festival returns to Winchester! The biggest celebration yet of top chefs, tasty food, delicious drinks and live music with Blue, Sister Sledge and Symphonic Ibiza. Watch MasterChef Champions, Michelin-starred and top local chefs cooking their signature summer recipes in the La Española Chefs Theatre. Learn how to make show-stopping cakes in The Cake & Bake Theatre with Great British Bake Off stars. Sample new wines, champagnes and cocktails in The Drinks Theatre. Eat delicious street food from around the world. Taste new flavours. Meet artisan producers. Have fun all day with chilli eating competitions and food challenges! Kids join in the fun at The Kids Cookery Theatre. ALL NEW COOK SCHOOL – Hands-on Authentic Thai Green Curry Cook School sessions with Celebrity Chef Nigel Brown (Cook School £25.00 per person – 45 min sessions). Visit the ticket link for more details.
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Foodies Festival 2024 with live music from SYMPHONIC IBIZA (Friday) + BLUE (Saturday) + SISTER SLEDGE (Sunday) Saturday 20 July 2024
Venue:  North Walls Recreation Ground     map
Address:  Nuns Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7EF
Event:  Foodies Festival 2024 with live music from SYMPHONIC IBIZA (Friday) + BLUE (Saturday) + SISTER SLEDGE (Sunday) - The UK’s most popular food festival returns to Winchester! The biggest celebration yet of top chefs, tasty food, delicious drinks and live music with Blue, Sister Sledge and Symphonic Ibiza. Watch MasterChef Champions, Michelin-starred and top local chefs cooking their signature summer recipes in the La Española Chefs Theatre. Learn how to make show-stopping cakes in The Cake & Bake Theatre with Great British Bake Off stars. Sample new wines, champagnes and cocktails in The Drinks Theatre. Eat delicious street food from around the world. Taste new flavours. Meet artisan producers. Have fun all day with chilli eating competitions and food challenges! Kids join in the fun at The Kids Cookery Theatre. ALL NEW COOK SCHOOL – Hands-on Authentic Thai Green Curry Cook School sessions with Celebrity Chef Nigel Brown (Cook School £25.00 per person – 45 min sessions). Visit the ticket link for more details.
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Foodies Festival 2024 with live music from SYMPHONIC IBIZA (Friday) + BLUE (Saturday) + SISTER SLEDGE (Sunday) Sunday 21 July 2024
Venue:  North Walls Recreation Ground     map
Address:  Nuns Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7EF
Event:  Foodies Festival 2024 with live music from SYMPHONIC IBIZA (Friday) + BLUE (Saturday) + SISTER SLEDGE (Sunday) - The UK’s most popular food festival returns to Winchester! The biggest celebration yet of top chefs, tasty food, delicious drinks and live music with Blue, Sister Sledge and Symphonic Ibiza. Watch MasterChef Champions, Michelin-starred and top local chefs cooking their signature summer recipes in the La Española Chefs Theatre. Learn how to make show-stopping cakes in The Cake & Bake Theatre with Great British Bake Off stars. Sample new wines, champagnes and cocktails in The Drinks Theatre. Eat delicious street food from around the world. Taste new flavours. Meet artisan producers. Have fun all day with chilli eating competitions and food challenges! Kids join in the fun at The Kids Cookery Theatre. ALL NEW COOK SCHOOL – Hands-on Authentic Thai Green Curry Cook School sessions with Celebrity Chef Nigel Brown (Cook School £25.00 per person – 45 min sessions). Visit the ticket link for more details.
Categories   Live music  •  Music festival  •  Special interest

Mucky Weekender Festival: The Dualers, Dreadzone, Dutty Moonshine Big Band, Congo Natty, Marshall Jefferson, LTJ Bukem, General Levy, Bez & Rowetta, Beans on Toast, Irvine Welsh + many more! Thursday 05 September 2024
Venue:  Vicarage Farm     map
Address:  Woodmancott, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 3BL
Event:  Mucky Weekender Festival: The Dualers, Dreadzone, Dutty Moonshine Big Band, Congo Natty, Marshall Jefferson, LTJ Bukem, General Levy, Bez & Rowetta, Beans on Toast, Irvine Welsh + many more! - An unforgettable weekend at Mucky Weekender Festival with The Mad Hatter's Tea Party from 5 September to 7 September. Tickets on sale now. After last year's success this mighty music and arts festival is extending to three days this year. Five music stages willl be showcasing a diverse range of genres from dub, ska, reggae, jungle, to house, disco, funk, breakbeat and anything else in between.
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Mucky Weekender Festival: The Dualers, Dreadzone, Dutty Moonshine Big Band, Congo Natty, Marshall Jefferson, LTJ Bukem, General Levy, Bez & Rowetta, Beans on Toast, Irvine Welsh + many more! Friday 06 September 2024
Venue:  Vicarage Farm     map
Address:  Woodmancott, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 3BL
Event:  Mucky Weekender Festival: The Dualers, Dreadzone, Dutty Moonshine Big Band, Congo Natty, Marshall Jefferson, LTJ Bukem, General Levy, Bez & Rowetta, Beans on Toast, Irvine Welsh + many more! - An unforgettable weekend at Mucky Weekender Festival with The Mad Hatter's Tea Party from 5 September to 7 September. Tickets on sale now. After last year's success this mighty music and arts festival is extending to three days this year. Five music stages willl be showcasing a diverse range of genres from dub, ska, reggae, jungle, to house, disco, funk, breakbeat and anything else in between.
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Mucky Weekender Festival: The Dualers, Dreadzone, Dutty Moonshine Big Band, Congo Natty, Marshall Jefferson, LTJ Bukem, General Levy, Bez & Rowetta, Beans on Toast, Irvine Welsh + many more! Saturday 07 September 2024
Venue:  Vicarage Farm     map
Address:  Woodmancott, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 3BL
Event:  Mucky Weekender Festival: The Dualers, Dreadzone, Dutty Moonshine Big Band, Congo Natty, Marshall Jefferson, LTJ Bukem, General Levy, Bez & Rowetta, Beans on Toast, Irvine Welsh + many more! - An unforgettable weekend at Mucky Weekender Festival with The Mad Hatter's Tea Party from 5 September to 7 September. Tickets on sale now. After last year's success this mighty music and arts festival is extending to three days this year. Five music stages willl be showcasing a diverse range of genres from dub, ska, reggae, jungle, to house, disco, funk, breakbeat and anything else in between.
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THURSDAY 20 JUNE 2024

Embley School: Grease

Embley School: Grease

Venue: Theatre Royal
7pm
After a hugely successful run of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Theatre Royal Winchester last year, Embley is thrilled to return to the theatre to present the most popular musical of all time, Grease. Join us for an evening of unbridled joy, as our talented young performers stage this iconic musical, with it's phenomenal score full of classic hits and the legendary characters loved by every generation. Grease is definitely the one that you want!


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