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October 2019


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WEDNESDAY 16 OCTOBER 2019


Winchester Folk Club: SingaroundDate: Wednesday 16 October 2019
Venue:  Hyde Tavern    map
Address:  57 Hyde Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DY - under ½ mile
Event:  Winchester Folk Club: Singaround
- 8pm - Winchester Folk Club on Facebook: www.facebook.com/WinchesterFolkClub. Folk club presenting established names and up-and-coming acts from the world of folk music. Winchester Folk Club opened in May 2010 with its first night playing host to none other than Martin Simpson. The club presents top national and international acts from the world of folk music on the first Wednesday of each month at the Hyde Tavern (originally hosted at The Railway). Then on the third Wednesday of each month there is an Singaround evening, also at the Hyde Tavern, which is a free, informal evening where everyone gets together for a drink and to sing a song or play a piece of music.
Venue website:  hydetavern.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thehydetavern


THURSDAY 17 OCTOBER 2019


PENGSHUiDate: Thursday 17 October 2019
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  PENGSHUi
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.railwayinn.pub/shows/pengshui - PENGSHUi, a new raw live band from London. Comprised of Illaman on vocals (Foreign Beggars, Goldie, Chinese Man, Problem Child), Fatty on bass (Submotion Orchestra Alex Clare, Andreya Triana, Newham Generals, Outlook orchestra), and Pravvy Prav on drums (Foreign Beggars, Gentleman¹s Dub Club, Jorja Smith, Maverick Sabre, Jehst). Already being noticed by the likes of The Prodigy - the band were asked to remix Light Up The Sky.
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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FRIDAY 18 OCTOBER 2019


Event PosterDate: Friday 18 October 2019
Venue:  Winchester Discovery Centre    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  Barnstormers Comedy
- 8pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.hants.gov.uk/shop/product.php?producti... - Now it its 11th season, Barnstormers Comedy Club returns to the Discovery centre to kick-start the weekend in usual style. Taking place on the third Friday of the month, Barnstormers presents a line-up of three top acts from the London Comedy Club circuit and beyond, plus an MC on-hand to oversee the proceedings. Friday 18th October: Chris Kehoe + Marc Lucero + Barry Castagnola. For show and comedian details see: www.barnstormerscomedy.com
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchesterdc
Twitter:  @winchesterdc

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October Drift + Sleazy Shoes + FlashfiresDate: Friday 18 October 2019
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  October Drift + Sleazy Shoes + Flashfires
- 7pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.railwayinn.pub/shows/october-drift - October Drift have shared their new single, 'Losing My Touch'. The track is the first taste of their upcoming debut album, and the first release since signing to their new label, Physical Education Records.
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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SATURDAY 19 OCTOBER 2019


Event PosterDate: Saturday 19 October 2019
Venue:  Winchester Discovery Centre    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  Poetry: Tony Walsh & Stephen James Smith
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.hants.gov.uk/shop/product.php?producti... - Acclaimed Dublin poet Stephen James Smith embarks on his 2nd UK tour this October with he incredible Manchester poet Tony Walsh!
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchesterdc
Twitter:  @winchesterdc

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Folk & America Evening: Last Child Dancing + Never The Twain + Lucy Wroe + Ben Upton + Elly Dixon + Colin KennaughDate: Saturday 19 October 2019
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  Folk & America Evening: Last Child Dancing + Never The Twain + Lucy Wroe + Ben Upton + Elly Dixon + Colin Kennaugh
- 6pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.railwayinn.pub/shows/folk-americana-ev...
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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SUNDAY 20 OCTOBER 2019

We have no events in Winchester to display for this day. If you know something we can list, please let us know.

MONDAY 21 OCTOBER 2019


Musical: THE GREAT BIG RADIO SHOWDate: Monday 21 October 2019
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  Musical: THE GREAT BIG RADIO SHOW
- 7.30pm - It's 1933 in New York, and the Great Big Radio Show Saturday night broadcast is just about to go on the air, live. The weekly variety program stars the celebrated Gloria Pilbeam; the only trouble is-she can't be found! Winner of both the prestigious Vivian Ellis Award, and The Quest for a British Musical, The Great Big Radio Show is presented by the Discarded Nut Theatre Company and The Spitfire Sisters with actors drawn from the local community.
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

Event PosterDate: Monday 21 October 2019
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  Roots - Open Mic Night
- 8.30pm - Free entry - Winchester's longest-running open mic night. www.facebook.com/RailwayRoots. Monday night is Roots Night! Sign-ups from 8.30-9, kicks off at 9. 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

Grace PetrieDate: Monday 21 October 2019
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  Grace Petrie
- For ticket details or more information visit www.railwayinn.pub/shows/grace-petrie
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

TUESDAY 22 OCTOBER 2019


LUNCHTIME RECITAL: BEN SHEENDate: Tuesday 22 October 2019
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral    map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS - under ½ mile
Event:  LUNCHTIME RECITAL: BEN SHEEN
- 1pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk/events/lun... - in the wonderful setting of the Quire for a recital from organist, Ben Sheen. Lunchtime recitals are free to attend. A retiring collection will be taken to help defray costs.
Venue website:  winchester-cathedral.org.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchestercathedral
Twitter:  @WinCathedral

Musical: THE GREAT BIG RADIO SHOWDate: Tuesday 22 October 2019
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  Musical: THE GREAT BIG RADIO SHOW
- 7.30pm - Its 1933 in New York, and the Great Big Radio Show Saturday night broadcast is just about to go on the air, live. The weekly variety program stars the celebrated Gloria Pilbeam; the only trouble is-she cant be found! Winner of both the prestigious Vivian Ellis Award, and The Quest for a British Musical, The Great Big Radio Show is presented by the Discarded Nut Theatre Company and The Spitfire Sisters with actors drawn from the local community.
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

WEDNESDAY 23 OCTOBER 2019


Event PosterDate: Wednesday 23 October 2019
Venue:  Hyde Tavern    map
Address:  57 Hyde Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DY - under ½ mile
Event:  Winchester Folk Club: ANDY IRVINE (Sweeny's Man, Planxty)
- Visit Winchester Folk Club on Facebook: www.facebook.com/WinchesterFolkClub. Andy is one of the great Irish singers - his voice is one of a handful of truly great ones that gets to the very soul of Ireland. He has been hailed as "a tradition in himself". Tickets are available from the Hyde Tavern for £15 - be quick!
Venue website:  hydetavern.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thehydetavern

THURSDAY 24 OCTOBER 2019


JB Presents – SlackrrDate: Thursday 24 October 2019
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  JB Presents – Slackrr
- For ticket details or more information visit www.railwayinn.pub/shows/jb-presents-slack...
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

FRIDAY 25 OCTOBER 2019


Event PosterDate: Friday 25 October 2019
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral    map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS - under ½ mile
Event:  An Evening with Russell Watson
- 8pm - A wonderful concert with Russell Watson known as the 'People's Tenor' and who is credited with being the 'UK's Best Selling Classical Artist' with over seven million album sales to date. Joining Russell as a special guest is the award - winning Mezzo Soprano, Danielle Louise Thomas who performs throughout the UK and internationally and is known as 'The Voice of Liverpool'.
Venue website:  winchester-cathedral.org.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchestercathedral
Twitter:  @WinCathedral

The RailsDate: Friday 25 October 2019
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  The Rails
- For ticket details or more information visit www.railwayinn.pub/shows/the-rails
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

SATURDAY 26 OCTOBER 2019


Event PosterDate: Saturday 26 October 2019
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral    map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS - under ½ mile
Event:  Kennedy Meets Gershwin Meets Bach
- 8pm - A truly unique concert with the virtuoso violinist Nigel Kennedy as he performs a special concert, Kennedy Meets Gershwin Meets Bach. You can expect such timeless standards as Summertime, Rhapsody In (Claret &) Blue, They Can't Take That Away From Me and Porgy and Bess have been re-imagined with Kennedy's inimitable style and verve.
Venue website:  winchester-cathedral.org.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchestercathedral
Twitter:  @WinCathedral

Comedy: GRIFF RHYS JONESDate: Saturday 26 October 2019
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  Comedy: GRIFF RHYS JONES
- 8pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/griff-rhy... - Griff is back and once again all over the place touring the UK this autumn with his brand new full-length stand-up show.
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

Event PosterDate: Saturday 26 October 2019
Venue:  St James Tavern    map
Address:  3 Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5BE - under ½ mile
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 Facebook:  facebook.com/stjamestavernwinchester
Twitter:  @sjt_winchester

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Riot Club + Plastic Minds + From a Twisted Mind + Lo Fi Rebels + Signature VisionDate: Saturday 26 October 2019
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  Riot Club + Plastic Minds + From a Twisted Mind + Lo Fi Rebels + Signature Vision
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.railwayinn.pub/shows/riot-club
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

Comedy with Patrick MonahanDate: Saturday 26 October 2019
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  Comedy with Patrick Monahan
- For ticket details or more information visit www.railwayinn.pub/shows/comedy-with-patri...
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

Event PosterDate: Saturday 26 October 2019
Venue:  The Worthies Club    map
Address:  Lovedon Lane, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7NJ - 3 miles
Event:  Halloween Party/Disco
- 5pm - The Children's party is from 5-7pm Best prize for best fancy dress boy and girl Disco and games for all ages. The disco then carries on until 12am All welcome!!
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 26 October 2019
Venue:  Kings Somborne Village Hall    map
Address:  Kings Somborne, Hampshire, SO20 6PP - 7 miles
Event:  Somborne Sessions: CC Smugglers
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.sombornesessions.co.uk - Starting off a few years back as a group of young street performers, CC Smugglers' full-on, crowd-engaging live performances, and innovative brand of self promotion, have allowed them to take their show to major stages and audiences across the world. These guys were born to perform. Their live show is a force of nature! Get your tickets now.
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Event PosterDate: Saturday 26 October 2019
Venue:  Wonston Arms    map
Address:  Stoke Charity Road, Sutton Scotney, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 3LS - 9 miles
Event:  Rocky Horror themed Halloween Party
- 8pm - Release your inner self this Halloween... There will be music, dancing, performing, feeding (pop-up Thai food van).
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thewonston

SUNDAY 27 OCTOBER 2019

We have no events in Winchester to display for this day. If you know something we can list, please let us know.

MONDAY 28 OCTOBER 2019


Jazz Jam SessionDate: Monday 28 October 2019
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

TUESDAY 29 OCTOBER 2019


LUNCHTIME RECITAL: MICHAEL CHRISTIAN DURRANT AND SAMUEL MOORE (CLASSICAL GUITAR)Date: Tuesday 29 October 2019
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral    map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS - under ½ mile
Event:  LUNCHTIME RECITAL: MICHAEL CHRISTIAN DURRANT AND SAMUEL MOORE (CLASSICAL GUITAR)
- 1pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk/events/lun... - in the wonderful setting of the Quire for a recital with Michael Christian Durrant and Samuel Moore (Classical Guitar) Lunchtime recitals are free to attend. A retiring collection will be taken to help defray costs.
Venue website:  winchester-cathedral.org.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchestercathedral
Twitter:  @WinCathedral

WEDNESDAY 30 OCTOBER 2019


Comedy: FRANK SKINNERDate: Wednesday 30 October 2019
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  Comedy: FRANK SKINNER
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/frank-ski... - An unmissable opportunity to see comic legend Frank Skinner perform brand new stand-up in an intimate space.
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

THURSDAY 31 OCTOBER 2019 - HALLOWEEN


HalloweenDate: Thursday 31 October 2019
Venue:  The Rising Sun    map
Address:  14 Bridge Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 0HL - under ½ mile
Event:  Halloween

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchesterrisingsun

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MONDAY 21 OCTOBER 2019

Event Poster
Venue:
The Railway
Event:
Roots - Open Mic Night

Details:
8.30pm
Winchester's longest-running open mic night. www.facebook.com/RailwayRoots. Monday night is Roots Night! Sign-ups from 8.30-9, kicks off at 9. Two hours of music, poetry and more. All genres, styles and abilities welcome.