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February 2024



THURSDAY 01 FEBRUARY 2024

We had no events listed on this day.

FRIDAY 02 FEBRUARY 2024

Andy Osman Live Friday 02 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  O'Neill's     map
Address:  90-91 High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9AP
Telephone:  01962 844001
Event:  Andy Osman Live - 10pm

ACOUSTIC CAFE: IVW - OLLIE DIXON + MEGAN WARDROPER + TAYLOR LATHAM Friday 02 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Arc     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  01962 398046
Event:  ACOUSTIC CAFE: IVW - OLLIE DIXON + MEGAN WARDROPER + TAYLOR LATHAM - 7.30pm - a relaxing evening in The Arc Café showcasing acoustic music from multiple local up and coming artists

MY-HI Friday 02 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  MY-HI - 7.30pm - MY-HI love to create big riffs and play hard, fast and loud! MY-HI vow to give an electric performance no matter the size of the audience and leave everything on the stage.

Soulful Sessions – with Millie Claxton Friday 02 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Cart and Horses     map
Address:  London Road, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7QN
Telephone:  01962 882360
Event:  Soulful Sessions – with Millie Claxton - 8-10pm

The Take That Experience Friday 02 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Lights     map
Address:  West Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1AH
Telephone:  Box office: 01264 368368
Event:  The Take That Experience - 7.30pm - As Take That celebrate over 30 years as the UK's number one boyband, The Take That Experience mark over a decade together as their most popular and recognised tribute act. With acclaimed vocal performances, stunning replica costumes and iconic dance routines, The Take That experience recreate the magic of Take That live on stage with their 'Greatest Hits Tour'.

Indigo Sky Friday 02 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Foresters Arms     map
Address:  2 London Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2PA
Telephone:  01264 323580
Event:  Indigo Sky - 9.30pm - Pop, soul and rock N roll band


SATURDAY 03 FEBRUARY 2024

The Lost Keys Saturday 03 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  O'Neill's     map
Address:  90-91 High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9AP
Telephone:  01962 844001
Event:  The Lost Keys - 10pm - Acoustic covers - with gusto! Covers from the 70s, 80s, 90s and into this century. Eagles, Madness, Killers, Mumford and Sons and many more.

THE NUTSHELL COMEDY CLUB Saturday 03 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Nutshell     map
Address:  15 Kings Walk, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8AF
Telephone:  01962 808533
Event:  THE NUTSHELL COMEDY CLUB - 8pm - 11pm - Grab a drink at the bar, pre-order some grub and get settled in for a night of big laughs at The Nutshell this June! Line-up TBC + our fabulous host; the award-winning comedian Paul McCaffrey. Book quickly to avoid disappointment!

WestEnders Saturday 03 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  WestEnders - 7.30pm - The WestEnders is the brainchild of Jill Nalder and Linda Jarvis, conceived as they sat in their dressing room at the top of London's famous Palace Theatre while appearing in Les Misérables. This is a stunning show, with fellow Les Miz cast members Jon Osbaldeston and Frances Fry and renowned West End Music Director Jae Alexander you will hear the greatest songs from the top musicals in the West End of London.

Mark Morriss (The Bluetones) + Archduke Saturday 03 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Mark Morriss (The Bluetones) + Archduke - 8pm - Having toured as a solo artist since 2008, Mark Morriss has spent the best part of 3 decades honing his craft as a live performer.

No Way Out Saturday 03 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  White Hart Hotel     map
Address:  Newbury Street, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7DN
Telephone:  01256 892900
Event:  No Way Out - 9.30pm - No Way Out's website: http://www.no-wayout.co.uk. No Way Out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nowayoutrocks. Classic and modern rock covers band No Way Out always have the place on its feet with an awesome mix of iconic rock, pop, india and alternative covers. With more experience, pedigree and years between them than you can shake a shakey thing at! They play an eclectic mix of all the classics you love with plenty of swerve balls thrown in that you don't hear other bands do. There's something new every time you see them.

Uncle Tom's Cobbleys Saturday 03 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Station Inn     map
Address:  63 Bridge Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1BY
Telephone:  01264 336585
Event:  Uncle Tom's Cobbleys - 9pm - Uncle Tom's Cobbleys on Facebook: https://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.

One In The Chamber Saturday 03 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Foresters Arms     map
Address:  2 London Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2PA
Telephone:  01264 323580
Event:  One In The Chamber - 9pm - One In The Chamber on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100062993603153. Rock and roll covers band

Solarbird Saturday 03 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Chestnut Tree     map
Address:  227 Weyhill Road, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 3LL
Telephone:  01264 323886
Event:  Solarbird - 9pm - Solarbird's website: https://www.solarbirdband.co.uk/. Solarbird on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/solarbirdsalisbury. Rock covers band Solarbird are a rock covers band, hailing from the ancestral city of Salisbury, combining powerful vocals with a very varied setlist and have music that will appeal to many age groups, with rock music from the 70s and 80s right up to the present day - guaranteed to keep you rocking all night long!

James "Stretch" Williams Saturday 03 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The New Enham Club     map
Address:  15 Newbury Road, Andover, Hampshire, SP11 6HG
Telephone:  01264 352098
Event:  James "Stretch" Williams - 9pm


SUNDAY 04 FEBRUARY 2024

Rivers & Roads: A concert to celebrate the lives & work of Sarah Morgan & Paul Sartin Sunday 04 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Rivers & Roads: A concert to celebrate the lives & work of Sarah Morgan & Paul Sartin - 2pm - Sarah Morgan, an inspirational folk singer, composer, arranger and choir leader, died in 2013. This concert brings together six Hampshire choirs to remember her life and work. We also mark the passing last year of Paul Sartin, another star in the folk firmament. This will be an upbeat celebration of the rich legacy they left behind. Featuring: Alton Community Choir + Andover Museum Loft Singers + Petersfield Community Choir + Spotlight Singers + TakeNOTE Chamber Choir + Winchester Community Choir + Moira Craig & Carolyn Robson +

Carley Varley Sunday 04 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Carley Varley - 7.30pm - Carley Varley is an Alternative Rock band based in the South Coast UK formed in 2023.

Sunday Sessions: Ross, Robbie & Chris Sunday 04 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Foresters Arms     map
Address:  2 London Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2PA
Telephone:  01264 323580
Event:  Sunday Sessions: Ross, Robbie & Chris - 5-7pm


MONDAY 05 FEBRUARY 2024

Roots Night Monday 05 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Roots Night - 8.30pm - Winchester's Longest Running Open Mic Night

Open mic night Monday 05 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Angel Inn     map
Address:  95 High Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1ND
Telephone:  01264 357467
Event:  Open mic night - 8pm - Singers, guitarists, keys, poets, MCs all welcome! marc@sunrisesoundstudio.com. Slight change of date for the February open mic night. It's now on Monday 5th February.


TUESDAY 06 FEBRUARY 2024

Moon Medley Tuesday 06 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral     map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
Telephone:  01962 857275
Event:  Moon Medley - 7pm - An unforgettable night of beautiful music and dance under the moon, brought to you by Winchester Cathedral's Choristers alongside Winchester College, University of Winchester and Hampshire Music Service.

Lunchtime Concerts Tuesday 06 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral     map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
Telephone:  01962 857275
Event:  Lunchtime Concerts - 1.15pm - Brighten up your lunchtime with musical performances from local musicians, and pupils of schools and colleges from around the county.

The Circus of Horrors Cabaret of Curiosities Tuesday 06 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  The Circus of Horrors Cabaret of Curiosities - 7.30pm - Hot on the heels of The Circus of Horrors Phantasmagoria the ‘Haunted Fairground' comes a sensational new show: Dr Haze's Cabaret of Curiosities. This FANGtastic new show is set to blow your mind with an amazing set, stellar lights, special effects & of course beautifully bizarre circus acts, a sinister story and the darkest of magic all performed to an original Rock score.

Poetry Platform Tuesday 06 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Poetry Platform - 7pm - Winchester's Maddest Open Mic welcomes writers and audience of old and new to our celebration of words and all their joy. Visit the Poetry Platform group on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/155065747894935.


WEDNESDAY 07 FEBRUARY 2024

Choral Concert by the Schola Cantorum Wednesday 07 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral     map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
Telephone:  01962 857275
Event:  Choral Concert by the Schola Cantorum - 1pm - Join the Schola Cantorum of King's College, Cambridge for a selection of wonderful music. Included in your general admission ticket.

Bowie Experience Wednesday 07 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Bowie Experience - 7.30pm - Direct from London's West End Bowie Experience is a spectacular concert celebrating the sound and vision of David Bowie. A must see for all Bowie fans, the latest production features all the hits from A to Ziggy.

Acoustic Dever Wednesday 07 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Wonston Arms     map
Address:  Stoke Charity Road, Sutton Scotney, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 3LS
Telephone:  07467 676760
Event:  Acoustic Dever - 7pm - The Acoustic Dever evening is on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday evening of each month. Listen and enjoy or join in and have a little play. Really friendly and lovely atmosphere.

Open Mic Night Wednesday 07 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Foresters Arms     map
Address:  2 London Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2PA
Telephone:  01264 323580
Event:  Open Mic Night - 8.30pm - It’s the first Wednesday of the month and that can only mean one thing. OPEN MIC @ THE Foresters Arms 🥳🥳🥳 Plenty of different acts playing for your listening entertainment and of course - all performers, singers, musicians and entertainers are welcome to come and play!!


THURSDAY 08 FEBRUARY 2024

Seriously Collins Thursday 08 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Seriously Collins - 7.30pm - Phil Collins and Genesis Tribute Show Now in its 6th year. The show that has Phil Collins fans excited. Featuring without a doubt the UK's favourite and most charismatic Phil Collins sound-a-like and a superb group of musicians behind him - Seriously Collins is the serious show for serious Phil Collins fans that never fails to get audiences on their feet.

Open Mic Night Thursday 08 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Swan Inn     map
Address:  The Street, Barton Stacey, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 3RL
Telephone:  01962 760470
Event:  Open Mic Night - 8pm-11pm - The monthly open mic night is always great fun and everyone is welcome to watch or have a go yourself.


FRIDAY 09 FEBRUARY 2024

Date night under the moon Friday 09 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral     map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
Telephone:  01962 857275
Event:  Date night under the moon - 6.30pm - INCLUDING A CANDLELIT PIANO RECITAL AND ETHEREAL SOPRANO PERFORMANCE

No Way Out Friday 09 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  O'Neill's     map
Address:  90-91 High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9AP
Telephone:  01962 844001
Event:  No Way Out - 9pm - No Way Out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nowayoutrocks. Classic and modern rock covers band No Way Out always have the place on its feet with an awesome mix of the most iconic party rock tracks. They're a popular and busy bunch playing the best classic and current iconic guitar-fuelled numbers by Kings of Leon, Coldplay, Kaiser Chiefs, Nirvana, Muse, Stereophonics, Pink Floyd, Queen, The Killers, REM, The Police and Bruce Springsteen. And there's something new every time you see them.

Comedy Theatre - Friend (The One with Gunther) Friday 09 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Comedy Theatre - Friend (The One with Gunther) - 7.30pm - The entire 236 episodes of the hit 90s TV show, Friends, retold through the eyes of Gunther, Central Perk's very own 'seventh Friend'. Settle down in Gunther's café to hear the true insider story of what happened to Ross, Rachel, Phoebe, Chandler, Monica and Joey from the Friends character who kept them caffeinated through all the highs, lows, love affairs and failed auditions along the way! This award-winning show was created by acclaimed comic actor Brendan Murphy who also created and performs the multi-award-winning Buffy Revamped and is co-creator of ARIA award-nominated satirical podcast NonCensored with Rosie Holt. Friend will be performed by Joseph Maudsley, who has recently performed all over the world with the Olivier award nominated show Potted Potter, including in Las Vegas, where the show won Best New Show in The Best of Las Vegas Awards. He debuted in the show at Edinburgh fringe in 2023 receiving critical acclaim and delighting audiences.

Barry Steele: The Roy Orbison Story Friday 09 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Lights     map
Address:  West Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1AH
Telephone:  Box office: 01264 368368
Event:  Barry Steele: The Roy Orbison Story - Barry Steele and a fabulous cast of musicians and singers celebrate the music of an era as they define the essence of The Big O, Chris Isaak and The Traveling Wilburys. This is the one show that will have you dancing in the aisles. Top Class ‘Rock n Roll’ with Style!

Reveal Friday 09 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Foresters Arms     map
Address:  2 London Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2PA
Telephone:  01264 323580
Event:  Reveal - 8.45pm - Free entry


SATURDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2024

The Bandwagon Saturday 10 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  O'Neill's     map
Address:  90-91 High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9AP
Telephone:  01962 844001
Event:  The Bandwagon - 9pm - The Bandwagon on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBandwagonUK. Covers band South coast covers band, playing hits from across 4 decades.

Viggo Venn: British Comedian Saturday 10 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Viggo Venn: British Comedian - 7.30pm - Norwegian clown Viggo Venn moved to this country with one dream: to be a British comedian. The rest, you already know about. After blowing away the competition in an explosion of hi-vis jackets, balloons, and joyous idiocy, Viggo became the most talked-about new entertainer in the country by winning Britain's Got Talent in June 2023.

Jazz Night with CINNAMON JAZZ Saturday 10 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  St James Tavern     map
Address:  3 Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5BE
Telephone:  01962 861288
Event:  Jazz Night with CINNAMON JAZZ - 7.30pm - The Tavern's monthly jazz night, hosted by Cinnamon Jazz.

Hornblower Down + Weaver Marquez + Psychedelic Skies + H.G Saturday 10 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Hornblower Down + Weaver Marquez + Psychedelic Skies + H.G - 8pm - High-energy, Winchester-based rock band with an emphasis on fun. Hornblower Down refuses to be restricted by simple genre definitions. A melting-pot of musical creativity, with all four members contributing to the songwriting and arrangements, the sound of the band keeps evolving. For instance, within their repertoire ballads can be found sitting side-by-side with catchy riff-based rock numbers, feel-good reggae and openly humorous pop tunes, meaning Hornblower Down can be difficult to pigeon-hole. Only one thing is certain: see them live and you’ll have a good time!

MARTIN CARTHY Saturday 10 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Hyde Tavern     map
Address:  57 Hyde Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DY
Telephone:  01962 862592
Event:  MARTIN CARTHY - 7.30pm - For more than 50 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music's greatest innovators, one of its best loved, most enthusiastic and, at times, most quietly controversial of figures. His skill, stage presence and natural charm have won him many admirers, not only from within the folk scene, but also far beyond it. Trailblazing musical partnerships with, amongst others, Steeleye Span, Dave Swarbrick and his award-winning wife (Norma Waterson) and daughter Eliza Carthy have resulted in more than 40 albums, but Martin has only recorded 10 solo albums, of which the much anticipated Waiting for Angels (Topic TSCD527) was the latest. Whether in the folk clubs (which he continues to champion), on the concert stage or making TV appearances there are few roles that Martin Carthy hasn't played. He's a ballad singer, a ground-breaking acoustic and electric-guitarist and an authoritative interpreter of newly composed material. He always prefers to follow an insatiable musical curiosity rather than cash in on his unrivalled position.

Stonepig Saturday 10 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Coach and Horses     map
Address:  Oxford Road, Sutton Scotney, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 3JH
Telephone:  01962 760279
Event:  Stonepig - 9pm - Stonepig on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Stonepigrocks Rock and punk covers band Stonepig are a rock covers band with energy, attitude and volume that are one of Andover's most popular nights out. Avoiding all rock cliche covers, they play a wide variety of highly original rock, punk and more rock. Although you won't catch them playing Wild Thing or All Right Now, they still deliver an impressive set full of stuff that everybody knows.

Solarbird Saturday 10 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Angel Inn     map
Address:  95 High Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1ND
Telephone:  01264 357467
Event:  Solarbird - 9pm - Solarbird's website: https://www.solarbirdband.co.uk/. Solarbird on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/solarbirdsalisbury. Rock covers band Solarbird are a rock covers band, hailing from the ancestral city of Salisbury, combining powerful vocals with a very varied setlist and have music that will appeal to many age groups, with rock music from the 70s and 80s right up to the present day - guaranteed to keep you rocking all night long!

Runaway Train Saturday 10 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Welcome Stranger     map
Address:  Kimpton, Andover, Hampshire, SP11 8PG
Telephone:  01264 772444
Event:  Runaway Train - 8.45pm - Runaway Train's website: https://www.runaway-train.co.uk/. Runaway Train on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100058271865681. Rock and pop covers band Runaway Train are a covers band playing music from Stereophonics, Train, U2, James, Killers, Zutons, James Bay, etc. Comprising of drums, bass guitar, lead and rhythm guitars, keyboards and strong vocalists, they are able to play covers from The Kinks to The Killers.

Purple Zeppelin Saturday 10 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Lights     map
Address:  West Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1AH
Telephone:  Box office: 01264 368368
Event:  Purple Zeppelin - 7.30pm - The Ultimate Rock Tribute Show! As featured in the BBC TV documentary “The Joy of the Guitar Riff”, Purple Zeppelin are proud to pay tribute to Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin. In a “full on” show with costume changes, you’ll hear more than 30 classic songs – basically the best bits of all time, as Purple Zeppelin take you back to the magic, the excitement and the sheer raw energy generated by those incredible musicians.

Uncle Jack Saturday 10 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Foresters Arms     map
Address:  2 London Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2PA
Telephone:  01264 323580
Event:  Uncle Jack - 9pm - Rock covers band Uncle Jack combines acoustic and electric guitars with a solid rhythm section of bass and percussion, and presents it in a unique way - Uncle Jack's 'Live Juke Box'. The audience chooses the set list and the band plays the requests. The Juke Box regularly includes tracks from Franz Ferdinand, Kaiser Chiefs, Fratellis, Thin Lizzy, Paul Weller, Razorlight, Oasis, Quo, Queen, T-Rex, REM, Stereophonics, The Who, Clash, Arctic Monkeys, Snow Patrol and many more.


SUNDAY 11 FEBRUARY 2024

The Finn Collinson Band Sunday 11 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  The Finn Collinson Band - 7.30pm - Expect “initial touches of baroque fusing with modern day folk” The band features three of English folk’s leading virtuosos, shaking up traditional tunes, baroque melodies and original compositions.

MARTIN CARTHY Sunday 11 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Hyde Tavern     map
Address:  57 Hyde Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DY
Telephone:  01962 862592
Event:  MARTIN CARTHY - 7.30pm - For more than 50 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music's greatest innovators, one of its best loved, most enthusiastic and, at times, most quietly controversial of figures. His skill, stage presence and natural charm have won him many admirers, not only from within the folk scene, but also far beyond it. Trailblazing musical partnerships with, amongst others, Steeleye Span, Dave Swarbrick and his award-winning wife (Norma Waterson) and daughter Eliza Carthy have resulted in more than 40 albums, but Martin has only recorded 10 solo albums, of which the much anticipated Waiting for Angels (Topic TSCD527) was the latest. Whether in the folk clubs (which he continues to champion), on the concert stage or making TV appearances there are few roles that Martin Carthy hasn't played. He's a ballad singer, a ground-breaking acoustic and electric-guitarist and an authoritative interpreter of newly composed material. He always prefers to follow an insatiable musical curiosity rather than cash in on his unrivalled position.

Georgie Amelia Sunday 11 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Angel Inn     map
Address:  95 High Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1ND
Telephone:  01264 357467
Event:  Georgie Amelia - 3pm-5pm - Georgie's first solo gig at the Angel. Acoustic covers of songs by bands including Blondie, Nancy Sinatra, Talking Heads, Lady Gaga, Sex Pistols, Suede, Prince, Taylor Swift and Pulp.

Sunday Sessions: DACA Sound Sunday 11 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Foresters Arms     map
Address:  2 London Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2PA
Telephone:  01264 323580
Event:  Sunday Sessions: DACA Sound - 5-7pm


MONDAY 12 FEBRUARY 2024

Roots Night Monday 12 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Roots Night - 8.30pm - Winchester's Longest Running Open Mic Night


TUESDAY 13 FEBRUARY 2024

Lunchtime Concerts Tuesday 13 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral     map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
Telephone:  01962 857275
Event:  Lunchtime Concerts - 1.15pm - Brighten up your lunchtime with musical performances from local musicians, and pupils of schools and colleges from around the county.

Open Mic Comedy – FREE ENTRY Tuesday 13 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Open Mic Comedy – FREE ENTRY - 7.30pm - Back by popular demand FatPanda Comedy Club is bringing the very best of the open mic circuit to the brilliant Railway inn and yet again it is absolutely FREE!

Acoustic Open Mic Night hosted by Jon Walsh Tuesday 13 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  March Hare     map
Address:  63 Priors Dean Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 6JN
Telephone:  01962 622004
Event:  Acoustic Open Mic Night hosted by Jon Walsh - 8.30pm - The next acoustic open mic session at The March Hare in Winchester. Players of all styles and ability are welcome as are those who just want to listen.


WEDNESDAY 14 FEBRUARY 2024

Jack Hutchinson Wednesday 14 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Jack Hutchinson - 7.30pm - Jack J Hutchinson is a London based blues rock guitarist and songwriter. Described by Classic Rock Magazine as “a real rock contender”, he has toured internationally, sharing stages with acts such as ZZ Top, Bad Company, Kris Barras Band and Blackberry Smoke. Planet Rock have praised his “gritty, honest take on blues rock which comes with a flourish of biker steel”. He hits the road in early 2024 in support of his new album ‘Battles’, which has been produced and co-written with Josiah Manning (Kris Barras Band, Inglorious). ♫♪♪

Soulful Sessions – with Charlie Cole Violin Wednesday 14 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Cart and Horses     map
Address:  London Road, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7QN
Telephone:  01962 882360
Event:  Soulful Sessions – with Charlie Cole Violin - 8-10pm


THURSDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2024

THE SHARON SHANNON TRIO Thursday 15 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Arc     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  01962 398046
Event:  THE SHARON SHANNON TRIO - CANCELLED - 7.30pm - Irish President Michael D Higgins called her ‘A National Treasure’ and after 20 of her own albums, countless DVDS, filmed concerts, musical collaborations and a career that has spanned 40 years, Sharon Shannon in 2023 is still breaking new musical ground.

The Nutshell Jazz Club: TOM OLLENDORFF TRIO Thursday 15 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Nutshell     map
Address:  15 Kings Walk, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8AF
Telephone:  01962 808533
Event:  The Nutshell Jazz Club: TOM OLLENDORFF TRIO - 8pm - An evening of jazz, delicious food and drinks a plenty in an intimate cabaret style setting. Tom Ollendorff is fast becoming one of the best-known young guitarists to emerge on the international jazz scene. A graduate from the Royal Welsh College of Music in Cardiff, he was awarded the Yamaha Parliamentary Jazz Scholarship in 2016.

ENCORE Youth Theatre present Guys and Dolls Thursday 15 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  ENCORE Youth Theatre present Guys and Dolls - 7.30pm - This perfect musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway brought to life by "talent personified in 'youth sized' packages of brilliance…"

LOUIS BRENNAN Thursday 15 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Hyde Tavern     map
Address:  57 Hyde Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DY
Telephone:  01962 862592
Event:  LOUIS BRENNAN - 7.30pm - London-based Dubliner Louis Brennan is a singer-songwriter in the folk tradition. His folk however aren’t the field hands and travelling minstrels of yore but the repressed middle managers and ennui-ridden urbanites of late-stage capitalism. They populate tales of bad sex, half-drunk commutes and interpersonal claustrophobia delivered in Brennan’s cracked baritone, at times embarrassingly intimate, at times spuriously broad, peppered with pitch-black humour.


FRIDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2024

Matt Mitchell Friday 16 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  O'Neill's     map
Address:  90-91 High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9AP
Telephone:  01962 844001
Event:  Matt Mitchell - 10pm

BARNSTORMERS COMEDY - FEBRUARY 2024 Friday 16 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Arc     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  01962 398046
Event:  BARNSTORMERS COMEDY - FEBRUARY 2024 - 8pm - Our regular comedy night at The Arc, Barnstormers Comedy presents a line-up of three top acts from the London comedy circuit and beyond: many of them Comedy Store regulars.

ENCORE Youth Theatre present Guys and Dolls Friday 16 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  ENCORE Youth Theatre present Guys and Dolls - 7.30pm - This perfect musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway brought to life by "talent personified in 'youth sized' packages of brilliance…"

Sugar Bang – Charity Show For Men’s Mental Health Friday 16 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Sugar Bang – Charity Show For Men’s Mental Health - 7.30pm - Sugar Bang present a night of music in aid of Men's Mental Health, with all profits going to the charity! Formed in the winter of 2021, Sugar Bang are a three-piece alt/Indie rock band originating from the south coast of England, consisting of Mckenzie Barrass (Lead vocals and guitar), Maisy Collins (bass) and Josh Walker (drums), the trio have made a name for themselves in the south, having near sold out shows across their home town of Southampton, having released their debut ep in April of 2022, Sugar bang have been described as “high energy” and “vocally unique” with their interesting mix of harmonies and catchy choruses. ♫♪♪

Soulful Sessions – with Luke Ferre Friday 16 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Cart and Horses     map
Address:  London Road, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7QN
Telephone:  01962 882360
Event:  Soulful Sessions – with Luke Ferre - 8-10pm

The ShowPonies Friday 16 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Angel Inn     map
Address:  95 High Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1ND
Telephone:  01264 357467
Event:  The ShowPonies

Drag Me Down Friday 16 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Rockhouse     map
Address:  41 London Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2NU
Telephone:  01264 335005
Event:  Drag Me Down - doors 9pm - Free entry - Drag Me Down are playing the Rockhouse - Feb 16th! If anyone's into pop punk, e.g. Neck Deep, Sum 41, New Found Glory etc... this will be your vibe.

The Vernon Principle Friday 16 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Foresters Arms     map
Address:  2 London Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2PA
Telephone:  01264 323580
Event:  The Vernon Principle - 9.30pm - 80s covers band The Vernon Principle cover 'guilty pleasures' 80's songs.


SATURDAY 17 FEBRUARY 2024

Silent disco under the moon Saturday 17 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral     map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
Telephone:  01962 857275
Event:  Silent disco under the moon - 8pm

Bone Idol Saturday 17 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  O'Neill's     map
Address:  90-91 High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9AP
Telephone:  01962 844001
Event:  Bone Idol - 10pm - https://www.facebook.com/boneidolbandUK/

SOUND WINCHESTER LAUNCH EVENT Saturday 17 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Arc     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  01962 398046
Event:  SOUND WINCHESTER LAUNCH EVENT - 9.30am-3.30pm - The first Sound Winchester 2024 event is a day-long community festival featuring everything from samba to ukuleles, Spanish guitars to ceilidhs and from acapella to poetry. There will be demos, jams and performances and, most importantly, the opportunity to have a go yourself. Guests can join workshops in all areas of music and voice, including a chance to write a Song for Winchester. Sessions will comprise performances, workshops and taster sessions of between 20 minutes and one hour. This is a free event open to all. Find out more at https://www.soundwinchester.org.uk/

ENCORE Youth Theatre present Guys and Dolls (MAT) Saturday 17 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  ENCORE Youth Theatre present Guys and Dolls (MAT) - 2.30pm - This perfect musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway brought to life by "talent personified in 'youth sized' packages of brilliance…"

ENCORE Youth Theatre present Guys and Dolls Saturday 17 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  ENCORE Youth Theatre present Guys and Dolls - 7.30pm - This perfect musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway brought to life by "talent personified in 'youth sized' packages of brilliance…"

Chemical Dance (Chemical Bros Tribute) + Daft Punk Tribute Saturday 17 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Chemical Dance (Chemical Bros Tribute) + Daft Punk Tribute - 8pm - Though Electronic Music has long been a staple commodity to overseas fans, its beat-heavy cadences and sometimes sans-guitar sound had yet to make inroads on U.S. charts until 1996, with the arrival of The Chemical Brothers. The Chemical Brothers partly responsible for an alternative press frenzy predicting electronica as the next grunge. There is little argument that no one group helped pave the way for electronica’s popular acceptance than the Chemical Brothers.With this in mind Chemical Dance is the ultimate tribute show to The Chemical Brothers with its full stunning laser light show and recreating the sounds of Chemical Brothers hits like Block Rockin Beats, Hey Boy Hey Girl, Afrika and Galvanize to name but a few………

An Evening with Aynsley Lister Saturday 17 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  St Mary's Church     map
Address:  Church Lane, Twyford, Hampshire, SO21 1NS
Event:  An Evening with Aynsley Lister - 7pm - Award-winning blues-rock aficionado Aynsley Lister is back for this special solo performance in the stunning surrounds of St Mary's Church, Twyford. Tickets are £15.00 advance and are on sale now. Although most commonly known for his band performances as a four-piece, these solo performances offer a rare chance to see Lister up close and personal in a stripped down, intimate set-up. His unmistakeable voice, easy wit and warm rapport have endeared him to all ages from five to ninety-five. During his handful of solo shows this year, he will be bringing a brand-new set, showcasing some of his best songs accompanied with some classic covers as you’ve never heard them before. Expect an evening of finely crafted songs performed with a passion and conviction that will have you hooked from the very first chord. https://www.aynsleylister.co.uk/ 14+ (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult) GENERAL ADMISSION - UNALLOCATED SEATING Licensed bar and refreshments on site. Ample parking available to the side of the venue

AudioSonics Saturday 17 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Coach and Horses     map
Address:  Oxford Road, Sutton Scotney, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 3JH
Telephone:  01962 760279
Event:  AudioSonics - 8.45pm - AudioSonics on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Audiosonicsband. Rock covers band AudioSonics are an energetic covers band, playing all things rock n roll in and around Hampshire.

Whitchurch Folk Club: The Wilderness Yet Saturday 17 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Whitchurch Parish Hall     map
Address:  28 London Road, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7LQ
Event:  Whitchurch Folk Club: The Wilderness Yet - 8pm - Taking their name from a Gerard Manley Hopkins classic, this Sheffield-based trio fuse the clear, charismatic vocals of former BBC Young Folk Award finalist Rosie Hodgson with the fine, sensitive fiddling of Rowan Piggott and the deft guitar and flute playing of Philippe Barnes. Independently, they have earned audiences' esteem as consummate musicians; together, they weave an eclectic tapestry of traditional and original songs and tunes; from a cappella three-part harmonies to luscious instrumental arrangements. Their eponymous debut album was released in 2020 to critical acclaim, closely followed by a short EP of commissioned covers called John O Dreams. Lockdown saw them record a winter album / show called Turn The Year Round, featuring secular re-writes of classic carols and carefully arranged seasonal favourites.

Uncle Jack Saturday 17 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Angel Inn     map
Address:  95 High Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1ND
Telephone:  01264 357467
Event:  Uncle Jack - 9pm - Uncle Jack's website: http://www.unclejackweb.co.uk. Uncle Jack on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/49274076451. Rock covers band Uncle Jack combines acoustic and electric guitars with a solid rhythm section of bass and percussion, and presents it in a unique way - Uncle Jack's 'Live Juke Box'. The audience chooses the set list and the band plays the requests. The Juke Box regularly includes tracks from Franz Ferdinand, Kaiser Chiefs, Fratellis, Thin Lizzy, Paul Weller, Razorlight, Oasis, Quo, Queen, T-Rex, REM, Stereophonics, The Who, Clash, Arctic Monkeys, Snow Patrol and many more.

Stonepig Saturday 17 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Station Inn     map
Address:  63 Bridge Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1BY
Telephone:  01264 336585
Event:  Stonepig - 9pm - Stonepig on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Stonepigrocks. Rock and punk covers band Stonepig are a rock covers band with energy, attitude and volume that are one of Andover's most popular nights out. Avoiding all rock cliche covers, they play a wide variety of highly original rock, punk and more rock. Although you won't catch them playing Wild Thing or All Right Now, they still deliver an impressive set full of stuff that everybody knows.

Batteries Not Included Saturday 17 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Foresters Arms     map
Address:  2 London Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2PA
Telephone:  01264 323580
Event:  Batteries Not Included - 10pm


SUNDAY 18 FEBRUARY 2024

Comedy - Count Arthur Strong: And It's Goodnight From Him Sunday 18 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Comedy - Count Arthur Strong: And It's Goodnight From Him - 7.30pm - Part one of Count Arthur Strong's farewell tour. (Of the World. Potentially). (Certainly Jersey).

LiveSoc Presents: Mini Desk Sunday 18 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  LiveSoc Presents: Mini Desk - 8pm - Southampton University's Live Music Society comes to the Railway Inn to showcase their members bands in an evening packed of acts, hopping on and off the stage for short sets!

Sunday Sessions: The Holly Havens Band Sunday 18 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Foresters Arms     map
Address:  2 London Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2PA
Telephone:  01264 323580
Event:  Sunday Sessions: The Holly Havens Band - 5-7pm


MONDAY 19 FEBRUARY 2024

Roots Night Monday 19 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Roots Night - 8.30pm - Winchester's Longest Running Open Mic Night

Jazz Jam Session Monday 19 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Worthies Club     map
Address:  Lovedon Lane, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7NJ
Telephone:  01962 880457
Event:  Jazz Jam Session - 8pm - Frequent jazz jam session Playing mainly real book tunes, swing and latin. play or just listen. The Jazz Jam Session is a group of musicians who meet on the third Monday of each month for a jam session at the Worthies Club in Kings Worthy. Set-up is from 7.30pm, playing from 8pm. Please 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 may find it worthwhile to join as members. See https://www.thewssc.co.uk/membership for details. Visit https://www.facebook.com/jamminthejazz on Facebook.

Andover Blues Jam Monday 19 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Station Inn     map
Address:  63 Bridge Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1BY
Telephone:  01264 336585
Event:  Andover Blues Jam - 7.30pm - Andover’s monthly blues jam happens on the 3rd Monday of each month. A really friendly atmosphere where all abilities are welcome, most important is to have fun. Backline provided. For regular updates or more information visit the 'JamminTheBlues' page on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100064709797424


TUESDAY 20 FEBRUARY 2024

Lunchtime Concerts Tuesday 20 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral     map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
Telephone:  01962 857275
Event:  Lunchtime Concerts - 1.15pm - Brighten up your lunchtime with musical performances from local musicians, and pupils of schools and colleges from around the county.

Comedy Theatre - Buffy Revamped Tuesday 20 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Comedy Theatre - Buffy Revamped - 7.30pm - Seventy minutes. Seven seasons. One Spike. This fast-paced gem brings you the entire 144 episodes of the hit 90s TV show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, as told through the eyes of the one person who knows it inside out… Spike. Buffy Revamped tours the UK following its award-winning Edinburgh Fringe premiere in 2022 and two sold-out national tours. Funny, satirical and bursting with 90s pop-culture references, it's the perfect parody for Buffy aficionados and those who never enrolled at Sunnydale High alike. Created by comedian Brendan Murphy whose last show, Friend (The One with Gunther), won Best Play at the World Wide Comedy Awards

Read It and Weep Tuesday 20 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Read It and Weep - 7pm - Join us on the third Tuesday of every month as we sink our teeth into a juicy book (and probably enjoy a glass of wine or three!)

Comedy - Jessica Fostekew: Mettle Tuesday 20 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Lights     map
Address:  West Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1AH
Telephone:  Box office: 01264 368368
Event:  Comedy - Jessica Fostekew: Mettle - 8pm - A brand new stand-up show about passion, pace and purpose from the critically-acclaimed star of BBC’s QI, Live at the Apollo and C4’s Travel Man.

Jake Ward Tuesday 20 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Poplar Farm     map
Address:  Old Salisbury Road, Abbotts Ann, Andover, Hampshire, SP11 7NJ
Telephone:  01264 710424
Event:  Jake Ward - 8.30pm - Jake Ward on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jakewardmusic. Popular covers solo singer Jake likes to sing popular covers, anything from the Rat Pack to Razorlight, sometimes even Westlife. Keep an eye out for Jake singing locally.


WEDNESDAY 21 FEBRUARY 2024

The Take That Experience Wednesday 21 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  The Take That Experience - 7.30pm - As Take That celebrate over 30 years as the UK's number one boy band, The Take That Experience mark over a decade together as their most popular and recognised tribute act. With acclaimed vocal performances, stunning replica costumes and iconic dance routines, The Take That Experience recreate the magic of Take That live on stage with their 'Greatest Hits Tour'.

Daisy Chute + James Walker Wednesday 21 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Daisy Chute + James Walker - 7.30pm - Fresh from selling out their Scandinavian tour, James Walker and Daisy Chute are bringing their acclaimed folk music to intimate venues across the UK!

Acoustic Dever Wednesday 21 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Wonston Arms     map
Address:  Stoke Charity Road, Sutton Scotney, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 3LS
Telephone:  07467 676760
Event:  Acoustic Dever - 7pm - The Acoustic Dever evening is on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday evening of each month. Listen and enjoy or join in and have a little play. Really friendly and lovely atmosphere.

Acoustic Open Mic Session hosted by Jon Walsh Wednesday 21 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Malt House     map
Address:  71 Weyhill Road, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 3AN
Telephone:  01264 355511
Event:  Acoustic Open Mic Session hosted by Jon Walsh - 8.30pm - The next Acoustic Open Mic Session at The Malt House in Andover, hosted by Jon Walsh. Players of all styles and ability are welcome as are those who just want to listen.


THURSDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2024

Comedy Theatre - Houdini's Great Escape Thursday 22 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Comedy Theatre - Houdini's Great Escape - 7.30pm - Featuring a hard-working cast of four playing multiple roles on an almost harder-working set, this show will have you laughing and gasping throughout at the magic of theatre and the 'real' magic of illusions designed by TV's Pete Firman (BBC One's The Magicians).

Andover Music Club Present The London Bridge Trio Thursday 22 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Lights     map
Address:  West Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1AH
Telephone:  Box office: 01264 368368
Event:  Andover Music Club Present The London Bridge Trio - 7.30pm - The London Bridge Trio is one of Britain’s leading chamber ensembles, known for their deeply nuanced and searching interpretations. Formed in 2002, they continue their original mission of prioritising strong, composer-led programmes, often collaborating with regular guest artists. Their name reflects an admiration for English music of the early twentieth century, which forms part of the group’s varied repertoire and is represented by their hugely successful Frank Bridge recordings. For 2022 and beyond, founder Daniel Tong is joined by Ben Hancox and Cara Berridge, both members of the acclaimed Sacconi Quartet with whom Daniel has performed on numerous occasions


FRIDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2024

Comedy Theatre - Houdini's Great Escape Friday 23 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Comedy Theatre - Houdini's Great Escape - 7.30pm - Featuring a hard-working cast of four playing multiple roles on an almost harder-working set, this show will have you laughing and gasping throughout at the magic of theatre and the 'real' magic of illusions designed by TV's Pete Firman (BBC One's The Magicians).

Sancho Panza Friday 23 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Sancho Panza - 7.30pm - Nottingham based Brit Funk five-piece. The band go on their UK tour this February in support of their new album 'The Caravan Club' with praise from Jake Bugg and Jack Saunders.

Soulful Sessions – with Dan and Jade Friday 23 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Cart and Horses     map
Address:  London Road, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7QN
Telephone:  01962 882360
Event:  Soulful Sessions – with Dan and Jade - 8-10pm

Georgie Amelia Friday 23 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Angel Inn     map
Address:  95 High Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1ND
Telephone:  01264 357467
Event:  Georgie Amelia - 8.30pm - Acoustic covers Georgie plays acoustic covers of songs by bands including Blondie, Nancy Sinatra, Talking Heads, Lady Gaga, Sex Pistols, Suede, Prince, Taylor Swift and Pulp.

Coldplace Friday 23 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Lights     map
Address:  West Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1AH
Telephone:  Box office: 01264 368368
Event:  Coldplace - 8pm - Coldplace are a tribute band whose quality and experience on the tribute scene are second to none. In 12 years the band have over 600 gigs under their belts across the length and breadth of the UK and abroad in over twenty different countries worldwide. The band are firmly established in many of the UK's top tribute venues with repeat bookings year after year. They regularly tour Europe and have played in 22 different countries worldwide. Their adventures have lead them to appear on Sky News, BBC Radio One and Two and The Gadget Show and to have played at major festivals alongside Bob Geldof, KT Tunstall, Ringo Starr, The Kaiser Chiefs, Razorlight and Roxette to name but a few.

The Lanes Band Friday 23 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Foresters Arms     map
Address:  2 London Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2PA
Telephone:  01264 323580
Event:  The Lanes Band - 10pm - Pop and rock covers, including Arctic Monkeys, Kings of Leon, Oasis, Coldplay, Green Day, Billy Idol, Bryan Adams, Guns N Roses, AC/DC and more.


SATURDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2024

Comedy - JESSICA FOSTEKEW: METTLE Saturday 24 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Arc     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  01962 398046
Event:  Comedy - JESSICA FOSTEKEW: METTLE - 8pm - A brand new stand-up show about passion, pace and purpose from the critically-acclaimed star of BBC’s QI, Live at the Apollo and C4’s Travel Man.

Comedy Theatre - Houdini's Great Escape Saturday 24 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Comedy Theatre - Houdini's Great Escape - 7.30pm - Featuring a hard-working cast of four playing multiple roles on an almost harder-working set, this show will have you laughing and gasping throughout at the magic of theatre and the 'real' magic of illusions designed by TV's Pete Firman (BBC One's The Magicians).

Comedy Theatre - Houdini's Great Escape (Mat) Saturday 24 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Comedy Theatre - Houdini's Great Escape (Mat) - 2.30pm - Featuring a hard-working cast of four playing multiple roles on an almost harder-working set, this show will have you laughing and gasping throughout at the magic of theatre and the 'real' magic of illusions designed by TV's Pete Firman (BBC One's The Magicians).

Acoustic Blues Night with JON WALSH Saturday 24 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  St James Tavern     map
Address:  3 Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5BE
Telephone:  01962 861288
Event:  Acoustic Blues Night with JON WALSH - 7.30pm - Enjoy your Saturday evening with live blues from Jon Walsh.

Who’s Next (A tribute to The Who) + King’s Rd Saturday 24 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Who’s Next (A tribute to The Who) + King’s Rd - 8pm - Who’s Next are the premier live tribute to The Who. They capture a magical point in time when many believed that The Who were the greatest pop and rock group on Earth. Who’s Next’s live show aims to recreate this period in the early 1970s with the aid of authentic stage wear and instruments. The result is a time machine ride back to the days of Live at Leeds, The Isle of Wight Festival, Tanglewood and the Fillmore shows.

Mafia Saturday 24 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Worthies Club     map
Address:  Lovedon Lane, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7NJ
Telephone:  01962 880457
Event:  Mafia - Mafia's website: https://www.themafiarocks.com/. Mafia on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Mafiarocks. Classic rock covers band Playing together in pubs and clubs all over Hampshire, The Mafia have been together since 1986 and they cover the likes of Queen, Bon Jovi, Thin Lizzy, AC/DC, Van Halen, Guns & Roses, Def Leppard and Green Day.

Big Blue This Saturday 24 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Anton Arms     map
Address:  Salisbury Road, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2JN
Telephone:  01264 352627
Event:  Big Blue This - 9pm - Big Blue This's website: https://www.bigbluethis.uk. Big Blue This on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigBlueThis.

50 Years of Fender Saturday 24 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Lights     map
Address:  West Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1AH
Telephone:  Box office: 01264 368368
Event:  50 Years of Fender - 7.30pm - David Knight presents an evening of celebration for the world’s most iconic guitar - the Fender Stratocaster - and the hits that defined its undeniable sound. Spanning the instrument’s most important 5 decades, and featuring music from the likes of Bon Jovi, Dire Straits, Buddy Holly, The Shadows, Bryan Adams, Pink Floyd and many more alike, 50 Years of Fender will have the dancers in the aisles and the guitar fans mesmerised. The unique two hour show is presented by charismatic musicians, expert guitarists and a phenomenal vocalist who’s passion for the music and the instrument shines through in the stories of the iconic guitar and the performance of the music. Don’t miss it.

Mega Sun Machine Saturday 24 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Foresters Arms     map
Address:  2 London Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2PA
Telephone:  01264 323580
Event:  Mega Sun Machine - 9pm - Mega Sun Machine have had quite the journey since their first gig in June 2022. Since then, the band have rocked their way to play three sellout shows in Southampton including a support gig with Sheafs during their UK tour.

The Worried Men Saturday 24 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Chestnut Tree     map
Address:  227 Weyhill Road, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 3LL
Telephone:  01264 323886
Event:  The Worried Men - The Worried Men's website: http://www.theworriedmen.com. The Worried Men on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theworriedmen/. Blues rock band Led by Jamie Thyer, the New Worried Men compare themselves to Thorogood, Gary Moore and Wilko Johnson. They are a rock blues trio from North Wiltshire who bring a fresh approach to the R&B scene. They have a natural ability to entertain and Jamie is the undisputed star of the show, taking classics and improving on them. From his ferocious 'Statesboro' Blues' to piercing slide-work on 'Shake Your Moneymaker', his pace never falters.


SUNDAY 25 FEBRUARY 2024

Awake My Soul: The Mumford and Sons Story Sunday 25 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Awake My Soul: The Mumford and Sons Story - 7.30pm - Awake My Soul is the incredible live concert celebrating Mumford and Son's, one of the most famous British folk-rock bands of the 21st century and their unique sound. You'll be taken on the story of their musical journey from West London dive bars to sell-out stadium tours, multi-platinum albums and a private performance for Barrack Obama. Featuring a spectacular live four-piece band bringing to the stage Mumford & Sons' distinct sound with all their very best music including Little Lion Man, I Will Wait and Awake My Soul.

Lucy Wroe Sunday 25 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Lucy Wroe - 7.30pm - Following in the footsteps of some of the strongest female composers in modern pop, the Winchester-born artist takes inspiration from Charli XCX, Caroline Polachek, Haim and to name a few.

Paul Jude Wilson Sunday 25 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Angel Inn     map
Address:  95 High Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1ND
Telephone:  01264 357467
Event:  Paul Jude Wilson - 1pm-3pm

Sunday Sessions: The Long Shorts Sunday 25 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Foresters Arms     map
Address:  2 London Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2PA
Telephone:  01264 323580
Event:  Sunday Sessions: The Long Shorts - 5-7pm


MONDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2024

Roots Night Monday 26 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Roots Night - 8.30pm - Winchester's Longest Running Open Mic Night

Comedy - Chris McCausland: Yonks! Monday 26 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Lights     map
Address:  West Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1AH
Telephone:  Box office: 01264 368368
Event:  Comedy - Chris McCausland: Yonks! - 8pm - You've probably seen him on Would I Lie to You, The Last Leg, Have I Got News for You, The Royal Variety, QI, Blankety Blank, and tons more as well. He's been called an "overnight success" - Even though he's been a stand-up for twenty years now… Which is officially yonks! Chris McCausland is hitting the road again with another masterclass in stand-up comedy that has literally been yonks in the making - Get your tickets now!


TUESDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2024

Lunchtime Concerts Tuesday 27 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral     map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
Telephone:  01962 857275
Event:  Lunchtime Concerts - 1.15pm - Brighten up your lunchtime with musical performances from local musicians, and pupils of schools and colleges from around the county.

Comedy - Chris McCausland: Yonks! Tuesday 27 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Lights     map
Address:  West Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1AH
Telephone:  Box office: 01264 368368
Event:  Comedy - Chris McCausland: Yonks! - 8pm - You've probably seen him on Would I Lie to You, The Last Leg, Have I Got News for You, The Royal Variety, QI, Blankety Blank, and tons more as well. He's been called an "overnight success" - Even though he's been a stand-up for twenty years now… Which is officially yonks! Chris McCausland is hitting the road again with another masterclass in stand-up comedy that has literally been yonks in the making - Get your tickets now!


WEDNESDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2024

KEITH JAMES - THE MUSIC OF YUSUF CAT STEVENS Wednesday 28 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Arc     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  01962 398046
Event:  KEITH JAMES - THE MUSIC OF YUSUF CAT STEVENS - 7.30pm - Keith James Presents an honest and loving reflection of the timeless and insightful music of Yusuf - Cat Stevens. This concert will give you far more than just the music itself... There is a huge amount of insight into the history and the spirit of Cat Stevens; his early pop career, his illness that changed him existentially and spiritually into an incredibly thoughtful and loving singer songwriter; such that his songs are remembered instantly for their uplifting sense of vision, truth and human fragility

Swinging at the Cotton Club Wednesday 28 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Swinging at the Cotton Club - 7.30pm - Featuring The Lindy Hop Dance Company & The Harry Strutters Hot Rhythm Orchestra Take a step back into 1920s & '30s New York City and through the doors of Harlem's hottest nightclub, The Cotton Club! Swinging at the Cotton Club return to Winchester with their spectacular showcase of dance and music, inspired New York's most celebrated nightclub of the 1920s and '30s: The Cotton Club!

Ruled By Raptors Wednesday 28 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Ruled By Raptors - 7.30pm - Ruled By Raptors emerged in 2018, playing a bracing and achingly sincere brand of post-hardcore that ably balances grit and heft with powerful melodic chops and a uniquely proggy sensibility.

Winchester Uke Jam Wednesday 28 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Winchester Rugby Club     map
Address:  North Walls Park, Hillier Way, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7SU
Telephone:  01962 867021
Event:  Winchester Uke Jam - 8pm - The Winchester Uke Jam meets on the 4th Wednesday of every month at The Winchester Rugby Club and all are welcome, regardless of ability. You don't have to be a uke player to join in. They welcome any stringed instrument or if you fancy playing a bit of percussion, having a sing or just want to listen then go along. Check their website for details: http://www.moonroller.com/winchesterukejam.htm.


THURSDAY 29 FEBRUARY 2024

Comedy: ANIA MAGLIANO: I CAN’T BELIEVE YOU’VE DONE THIS Thursday 29 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Arc     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  01962 398046
Event:  Comedy: ANIA MAGLIANO: I CAN’T BELIEVE YOU’VE DONE THIS - 7.30pm - To the hairdresser at [redacted] Salon: You can take my money. You can take my dignity. You can take too much off the ends. But you cannot take my right to talk about it on stage. This is a show about the worst haircut of  Ania Magliano's  life.    Winner of Best New Show at Leicester Comedy Festival 2022, Ania sold-out both runs of her critically acclaimed shows at the 2022 and 2023 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Her second show 'I Can't Believe You've Done This' was ranked #1 in Time Out's The 11 best comedy shows at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2023 list.  Ania has previously supported Marc Maron, Cat Cohen and Ed Gamble on tour, and writes for Amelia Dimoldenberg's Chicken Shop Date. 

WINCHESTER'S QUEER CEILIDH DANCE Thursday 29 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Nutshell     map
Address:  15 Kings Walk, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8AF
Telephone:  01962 808533
Event:  WINCHESTER'S QUEER CEILIDH DANCE - 7pm - Ceilidh dancing is a genre that emphasises the sociability of dances. It is often -- almost always -- called gender-free, it's inter-generational and family-friendly, and everyone is encouraged to partner with whoever they like. In this context, queerness isn't about who you partner with in a romantic way, but about rethinking how we relate to one another as a community, pushing back against social pressure to separate into cliques based on age, ethnicity, class, gender, school... WinQeilidh welcomes everyone, encourages consent culture, and teaches dancing without making assumptions about dancers

Winchester Comedy Festival: Spring Gala 2024 Thursday 29 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Winchester Comedy Festival: Spring Gala 2024 - 7.30pm - An evening of stand-up comedy from Lucy Porter, Rob Rouse, Sara Barron and Tom Deacon (MC).

Musical Theatre - Grease from Rookwood School Thursday 29 February 2024 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Lights     map
Address:  West Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1AH
Telephone:  Box office: 01264 368368
Event:  Musical Theatre - Grease from Rookwood School - 7pm - Rookwood School proudly presents Grease. Grease, school edition. Book, music and lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey.

 

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TODAY, Saturday 13 July 2024

Southern Cathedrals Festival: Festival concert sung by the combined Cathedral Choirs and the Southern Cathedrals Festival Brass Ensemble

Southern Cathedrals Festival: Festival concert sung by the combined Cathedral Choirs and the Southern Cathedrals Festival Brass Ensemble

Venue: Winchester Cathedral
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.


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