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July 2021



THURSDAY 01 JULY 2021

We had no events listed on this day.

FRIDAY 02 JULY 2021

JAMES AND THE GIANT BEAT Friday 02 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The William Walker     map
Address:  34 The Square, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9EX
Telephone:  01962 807500
Event:  JAMES AND THE GIANT BEAT - 9pm - 🎵 THE MOMENT WE’VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR 🎵. That’s right guys! Starting this Friday you’ll be able to enjoy live music from 9pm EVERY WEEK! Kicking us off (and we couldn’t be more excited) is JAMES AND THE GIANT BEAT! Some of you may remember James from NYE 2019 🎉. We highly recommend booking for this as it’s going to be a busy one.
The William Walker website:  williamwalkerwinchester.co.uk
The William Walker on Facebook:  facebook.com/WilliamWalkerPub


SATURDAY 03 JULY 2021

We had no events listed on this day.

SUNDAY 04 JULY 2021

Event Poster Sunday 04 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  John O'Gaunt Inn     map
Address:  Horsebridge Road, Stockbridge, Hampshire, SO20 6PU
Telephone:  01794 388644
Event:  Jazz In The Hut: Thames Valley Jazz - 12.30pm - Free entry - Traditional New Orleans-style jazz. The Thames Valley Jazz Quartet (occasionally Quintet) plays trad jazz in the New Orleans style. They were formed in 1987 by clarinettist Jack Sinclair who has played alongside the professional bands of Chris Barber, Acker Bilk and Kenny Ball. Watch TVJQ perform "Basin St Blues", recorded at the John O'Gaunt Inn, Horsebridge, Hampshire on 6 October 2019: youtu.be/PSybZwzYxcw.
John O'Gaunt Inn on Facebook:  facebook.com/JohnOGauntInn


MONDAY 05 JULY 2021

Event Poster Monday 05 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Roots - Open Mic Night - 8pm - Free entry - Winchester's longest-running open mic night is back LIVE at the Railway! See the booking details on their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/RailwayRoots.
Venue notes:   ID is required on the door. For full details including start times and age restrictions visit the venue's website.
The Railway website:  railwayinn.pub
The Railway on Facebook:  facebook.com/railwayinnwinchester
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TUESDAY 06 JULY 2021

Event Poster Tuesday 06 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Poetry Platform - 8pm - Poetry Platform is The Railway's Marvellous poetry open mic - for spoken word, poetry, flash fiction and much more!!! Visit their Facebook page to register your interest in attending: www.facebook.com/groups/155065747894935
Venue notes:   ID is required on the door. For full details including start times and age restrictions visit the venue's website.
The Railway website:  railwayinn.pub
The Railway on Facebook:  facebook.com/railwayinnwinchester
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WEDNESDAY 07 JULY 2021

We had no events listed on this day.

THURSDAY 08 JULY 2021

We had no events listed on this day.

FRIDAY 09 JULY 2021

Event Poster Friday 09 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Comedy - The Noise Next Door: In Charge - 7.30pm - The quickest wits in comedy are charging into their sixth national tour with a spectacular new show that will trample your expectations. The charismatic group have always astonished with their ability to spin audience suggestions into comedy gold, but for this show they're putting you, the audience, in charge in brilliant and bombastic new ways.
Theatre Royal website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Theatre Royal on Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
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Event Poster Friday 09 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The William Walker     map
Address:  34 The Square, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9EX
Telephone:  01962 807500
Event:  Matthew Hovenden - 9pm - This weeks Live Music brought to you by Matthew Hovenden 🎉 Music starts at 9pm - we would highly reccomend booking a table to avoid disappointment
The William Walker website:  williamwalkerwinchester.co.uk
The William Walker on Facebook:  facebook.com/WilliamWalkerPub
Facebook event


SATURDAY 10 JULY 2021

Event Poster Saturday 10 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Something About Simon - 7.30pm - Paul Simon is a name that has cemented itself into the "hearts and bones" of audiences all over the world. As an artist, his name has become synonymous, not only with music, but with cultural history. In this brand-new show, singer-songwriter Gary Edward Jones not only recites the music of one of his idols, but also tells the unique story of Paul Simon combining visuals, stage design and, of course… the music.
Theatre Royal website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Theatre Royal on Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
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Winchester Folk Club: Blacksmith Saturday 10 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Hyde Tavern     map
Address:  57 Hyde Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DY
Telephone:  01962 862592
Event:  Winchester Folk Club: Blacksmith - 8pm - At last! Assuming everything goes to plan on the exit from lockdown WFC will be presenting an evening of music at The Hyde Tavern on Sat July 10th - Blacksmith Folk Rock Band will play though folk rock favourites from the music of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and others, and the evening will be opened by our own intrepid band of sea-shanty singers, The Itchen Privateers. The gig is likely to be in the garden, starting at 8pm. Watch this space for more news as we get to the magic day!
Hyde Tavern website:  hydetavern.co.uk
Hyde Tavern on Facebook:  facebook.com/thehydetavern
Facebook event


SUNDAY 11 JULY 2021

We had no events listed on this day.

MONDAY 12 JULY 2021

Event Poster Monday 12 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Roots - Open Mic Night - 8pm - Free entry - Winchester's longest-running open mic night is back LIVE at the Railway! See the booking details on their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/RailwayRoots.
Venue notes:   ID is required on the door. For full details including start times and age restrictions visit the venue's website.
The Railway website:  railwayinn.pub
The Railway on Facebook:  facebook.com/railwayinnwinchester
Tickets or more information


TUESDAY 13 JULY 2021

We had no events listed on this day.

WEDNESDAY 14 JULY 2021

Event Poster Wednesday 14 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Comedy Theatre: Oddsocks - The Comedy of Errors - 7pm - A servant and master from far off Syracuse arrive in Ephesus in search of their long-lost twin brothers. In no time at all they are trapped in a terrifying chain of chaotic events. Tormented by a wild wife, a moody mistress, challenged by a crazy jeweler and damned by a demonic doctor the terrified twosome run headlong into a climactic happy ending which defies all probability.
Theatre Royal website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Theatre Royal on Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
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THURSDAY 15 JULY 2021

Event Poster Thursday 15 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Winnall Rock School Summer Show 2021: Lockdown Rockdown - 7.30pm - During a year confined to meeting mainly online, the young people at Winnall Rock School have found new creative ways to make their music. With the shackles being released, they invite you break out from your walls, banish the ‘black dog’, dream big again and be part of their brilliant, socially distanced audience to listen to and celebrate their songs about the lockdown and beyond.
Theatre Royal website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Theatre Royal on Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
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FRIDAY 16 JULY 2021

Event Poster Friday 16 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Flanders and Swann - 7.30pm - Having delighted audiences across the globe for the past decade, the Rolls Royce of Flanders and Swann shows returns! Join multi award-winning comedian Tim FitzHigham and BBC Radio 4 musical maestro Duncan Walsh Atkins as they starch their beards and trim their dinner jackets, ready to bring you the wit and wordplay of those ingenious comedy songsmiths, Michael Flanders and Donald Swann.
Theatre Royal website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Theatre Royal on Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
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SATURDAY 17 JULY 2021

Event Poster Saturday 17 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral     map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 857275
Event:  SOUTHERN CATHEDRAL FESTIVAL 2021 – FESTIVAL EUCHARIST / EVENSONG - 11am / 3.30pm - The Southern Cathedrals Festival is back on the 16-18 July 2021 and will be hosted at Winchester Cathedral. Bringing together the renowned choirs of Chichester, Salisbury and Winchester, to offer sacred choral and organ music performed to the very highest standard. On Saturday 17th July, two in-person services will be taking place at the Cathedral, 11.00am Festival Eucharist and 3.30pm Evensong, which are available to book from the Winchester Cathedral Box Office.
Winchester Cathedral website:  winchester-cathedral.org.uk
Winchester Cathedral on Facebook:  facebook.com/winchestercathedral
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Event Poster Saturday 17 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Winchester Comedy Festival: Summer Show #3 - 8pm - An evening of stand-up comedy with Paul McCaffrey, Kelly Convey, Rich Wilson, James Gill (MC)
Theatre Royal website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Theatre Royal on Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
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SUNDAY 18 JULY 2021

We had no events listed on this day.

MONDAY 19 JULY 2021

Event Poster Monday 19 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Roots - Open Mic Night - 8pm - Free entry - Winchester's longest-running open mic night is back LIVE at the Railway! See the booking details on their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/RailwayRoots.
Venue notes:   ID is required on the door. For full details including start times and age restrictions visit the venue's website.
The Railway website:  railwayinn.pub
The Railway on Facebook:  facebook.com/railwayinnwinchester
Tickets or more information


TUESDAY 20 JULY 2021

We had no events listed on this day.

WEDNESDAY 21 JULY 2021

We had no events listed on this day.

THURSDAY 22 JULY 2021

Event Poster Thursday 22 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Donny Brook - 7.30pm - Winchester's own play their first hometown headline show!
Venue notes:   ID is required on the door. For full details including start times and age restrictions visit the venue's website.
The Railway website:  railwayinn.pub
The Railway on Facebook:  facebook.com/railwayinnwinchester
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FRIDAY 23 JULY 2021

Event Poster Friday 23 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Comedy: The New Scummy Mummies Show - 7.30pm - Following their sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, comedians Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn return to Winchester for an all new show - new songs, new jokes and new catsuits.
Theatre Royal website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Theatre Royal on Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
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Arid Wave Friday 23 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Arid Wave - 7.30pm - Fusing heavy riffs with melodic passages, big choruses and throat-shredding screams, AW take elements from early 2000’s post-grunge and post-hardcore acts and craft a sound thats distinctly their own!
Venue notes:   ID is required on the door. For full details including start times and age restrictions visit the venue's website.
The Railway website:  railwayinn.pub
The Railway on Facebook:  facebook.com/railwayinnwinchester
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SATURDAY 24 JULY 2021

Event Poster Saturday 24 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Theatre Royal     map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 840440
Event:  Comedy: The New Scummy Mummies Show - 7.30pm - Following their sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, comedians Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn return to Winchester for an all new show - new songs, new jokes and new catsuits.
Theatre Royal website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Theatre Royal on Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
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The Blackheart Orchestra – Rescheduled Date Saturday 24 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  The Blackheart Orchestra – Rescheduled Date - 8pm - With their new critically acclaimed album Mesmeranto entering the official rock charts at number 18, and being voted number 4 in Top 10 Albums of 2019 by New York’s Big Takeover mag, the inspirational, award-winning electronic folk pioneers The Blackheart Orchestra take their music to a new, unexplored dimension. Described as “A mesmerising powerhouse” “An avant-garde musical utopia” and “One of the most extraordinary voices singing anywhere today” vocalist Chrissy Mostyn and multi-instrumentalist Rick Pilkington combine their classical influences with vintage synthesisers and ultra contemporary electronica to create music that takes over the senses.
Venue notes:   ID is required on the door. For full details including start times and age restrictions visit the venue's website.
The Railway website:  railwayinn.pub
The Railway on Facebook:  facebook.com/railwayinnwinchester
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Event Poster Saturday 24 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  St Michael's Church     map
Address:  St Michael's Passage, Winchester, SO23 9JE
Event:  Winchester Music Club: Vivaldi Gloria choral workshop - 10am - 3.30pm performance - WMC invites you to a choral workshop followed by a run through performance on Saturday 24th July. Vivaldi's Gloria is a joyous hymn of praise divided into 12 relatively brief cantata-like movements. The workshop will be led by Benjamin Cunningham, Assistant Director of Chapel Music at Winchester College. Registration is at 10am, followed by rehearsal and then the performance is at 3.30pm. Tickets: Singers £20 (£5 under 21) Audience £5 (accompanied children no charge) www.winchestermusicclub.org.uk
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SUNDAY 25 JULY 2021

Off The Rails Comedy Night Sunday 25 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Off The Rails Comedy Night - 7.30pm - Free entry - Off the Rails are back on the last Sunday of every month! Come along, grab a drink, and enjoy a well-deserved night of stand-up comedy! Off the Rails have been running since October 2018, giving talented comics a platform to perform, and bringing Winchester a night of laughter. With different acts every month and an amazing MC, you won’t want to miss it! Get your tickets online for just £3pp! Or buy tickets on the door for £4.50pp. This event will be run in line with government guidelines. 18+ Entry. Strobe Light Warning. See less
Venue notes:   ID is required on the door. For full details including start times and age restrictions visit the venue's website.
The Railway website:  railwayinn.pub
The Railway on Facebook:  facebook.com/railwayinnwinchester
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MONDAY 26 JULY 2021

Event Poster Monday 26 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Roots - Open Mic Night - 8pm - Free entry - Winchester's longest-running open mic night is back LIVE at the Railway! See the booking details on their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/RailwayRoots.
Venue notes:   ID is required on the door. For full details including start times and age restrictions visit the venue's website.
The Railway website:  railwayinn.pub
The Railway on Facebook:  facebook.com/railwayinnwinchester
Tickets or more information


TUESDAY 27 JULY 2021

We had no events listed on this day.

WEDNESDAY 28 JULY 2021

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THURSDAY 29 JULY 2021

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FRIDAY 30 JULY 2021

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SATURDAY 31 JULY 2021

Compton and Shawford Festival Choir and Friends Saturday 31 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral     map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
Telephone:  Box office: 01962 857275
Event:  Compton and Shawford Festival Choir and Friends - 7.30pm - Compton and Shawford Festival Choir are celebrating their hundredth birthday this year with a performance of the Verdi Requiem, in the place they are proud to call their “home”. They are delighted to share this unique and Covid compliant concert with the many friends they have made over the years. In these difficult and challenging times this is the first time that they have sung together for the past year in lockdown and shielding, and what better work to portray the fear and anger of the past year and to move on to more peaceful, thoughtful and heartfelt times to come.
Winchester Cathedral website:  winchester-cathedral.org.uk
Winchester Cathedral on Facebook:  facebook.com/winchestercathedral
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Event Poster Saturday 31 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Rising Sun     map
Address:  14 Bridge Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 0HL
Telephone:  01962 842515
Event:  Shakermaker Duo - 8.30pm - The Rising Sun will be welcoming ViJ and his Duo Shakermaker to the stage for the pub's very first performance back since lockdown began. This will be a fun-filled night of acoustic sets from the Duo including a wide variety of music, starting with a bit of indie classics and then moving on to reggae towards the end of the night. The event is FREE to attend, but booking is still required. Contact the pub via Facebook message or call them on 01962 842515.
The Rising Sun on Facebook:  facebook.com/winchesterrisingsun
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Event Poster Saturday 31 July 2021 -- EVENT HAS PASSED
Venue:  The Railway     map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE
Telephone:  01962 867795
Event:  Redhead + Guests - 8pm - Formed in 2013 by Frontman Ellis Crewe-Candy, Redhead set out to deliver great, original rock’n’roll music for everyone.
Venue notes:   ID is required on the door. For full details including start times and age restrictions visit the venue's website.
The Railway website:  railwayinn.pub
The Railway on Facebook:  facebook.com/railwayinnwinchester
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SUNDAY 03 OCTOBER 2021

Jazz In The Hut: Thames Valley Jazz

Jazz In The Hut: Thames Valley Jazz

Venue: John O'Gaunt Inn
12.30pm

Traditional New Orleans-style jazz. The Thames Valley Jazz Quartet (occasionally Quintet) plays trad jazz in the New Orleans style. They were formed in 1987 by clarinettist Jack Sinclair who has played alongside the professional bands of Chris Barber, Acker Bilk and Kenny Ball. Watch TVJQ perform "Basin St Blues", recorded at the John O'Gaunt Inn, Horsebridge, Hampshire on 6 October 2019: https://youtu.be/PSybZwzYxcw.... read more

 

 

 

 

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