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September 2019


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SATURDAY 21 SEPTEMBER 2019


WJF Jazz Trail - Arabella Sprot DuoDate: Saturday 21 September 2019
Venue:  St James Tavern    map
Address:  3 Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5BE - under ½ mile
Event:  WJF Jazz Trail - Arabella Sprot Duo
- 8pm - Free entry - Winchester Jazz Festival Jazz Trail welcomes the Arabella Sprot Duo to The St James Tavern! Professional jazz saxophonist Arabella Sprot returns to Winchester having spent five years working and performing in Berlin. Originally from Hampshire, it's a real treat to have Arabella play here in an intimate duo setting, presenting a selection of her own melodies and arrangements of popular jazz standards. See www.arabellasprot.com for more info. Tickets: FREE! Booking advised.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/stjamestavernwinchester
Twitter:  @sjt_winchester

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WJF presents Jazz JamDate: Saturday 21 September 2019
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  WJF presents Jazz Jam
- 7pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.railwayinn.pub/shows/wjf-presents-jazz... -
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 21 September 2019
Venue:  The Worthies Club    map
Address:  Lovedon Lane, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7NJ - 3 miles
Event:  Worthys Music Festival 2019 with live music from GROHLERCOASTER + FLAXEN + many more
- Music Festival in Eversley Park, adjacent to the Worthies Club. Street food, beer festival, craft fair, jazz stage, fun run, mini soccer, ted talks and much more. Free to attend. Visit www.worthysfestival.com for full information and music line-up.
Venue website:  thewssc.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/theworthiessportsandsocial

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SUNDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2019


THE DOWN FOR THE COUNT SWING ORCHESTRADate: Sunday 22 September 2019
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  THE DOWN FOR THE COUNT SWING ORCHESTRA
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/the-down-... - The Down for the Count Swing Orchestra is the UK's hottest mini Big Band and vintage dance orchestra. The band bring the sounds of the Swing Era back to life, with a contemporary and energetic show celebrating the best music of the 20th Century.
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

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Event PosterDate: Sunday 22 September 2019
Venue:  The Worthies Club    map
Address:  Lovedon Lane, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7NJ - 3 miles
Event:  Worthys Music Festival 2019 with live music from THE MOD CONS + many more
- Music Festival in Eversley Park, adjacent to the Worthies Club. Street food, beer festival, craft fair, jazz stage, fun run, mini soccer, ted talks and much more. Free to attend. Visit www.worthysfestival.com for full information and music line-up.
Venue website:  thewssc.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/theworthiessportsandsocial

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MONDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2019


Event PosterDate: Monday 23 September 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

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Jazz Jam SessionDate: Monday 23 September 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 24 SEPTEMBER 2019


LUNCHTIME RECITAL: ORGAN FUN WITH THE CATHEDRAL ORGANISTSDate: Tuesday 24 September 2019
Venue:  Winchester Cathedral    map
Address:  Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS - under ½ mile
Event:  LUNCHTIME RECITAL: ORGAN FUN WITH THE CATHEDRAL ORGANISTS
- 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 the Cathedral Organists, Andrew Lumsden, George Castle and Claudia Grinnell. The recital is entitled Organ fun with a programme full of light-hearted and well known musical favourites. Lunchtime recitals are free to attend. A retiring collection will be taken to help defray costs.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchestercathedral
Twitter:  @WinCathedral

Poetry / Music - ROGER MCGOUGH AND LITTLE MACHINEDate: Tuesday 24 September 2019
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  Poetry / Music - ROGER MCGOUGH AND LITTLE MACHINE
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/whats-on... - Roger McGough, one of Britain's best-loved poets, is the author of over seventy books of poetry and editor of numerous anthologies. Exuberant new collection joinedupwriting ranges from forgotten friendships and the idiosyncrasies of family life to the trauma of war and contemporary global politics.
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

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Off The Rails Comedy NightDate: Tuesday 24 September 2019
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  Off The Rails Comedy Night
- 8pm - Free entry - Winchester's best and biggest FREE comedy night is back again this month with another incredible line-up! Grab a drink and brighten up your Tuesday night! 8pm Doors, 8.30pm Start,
Venue notes: ID is required on the door. For full details including start times and age restrictions visit the venue's website.
Venue website:  railwayinn.pub
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheRailwayWinchester
Twitter:  @RailwayLive

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WEDNESDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 2019


Comedy - COUNT ARTHUR STRONGDate: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  Comedy - COUNT ARTHUR STRONG
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/count-art... - As well as being the all-round entertainer we all know and love from the telly, Count Arthur Strong is also a lifelong fan of astronomy, since having been given a microscope, or whatever it is they use, for Christmas when he was a small precocious baby.
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

Benji Kirkpatrick & The ExcessDate: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  Benji Kirkpatrick & The Excess
- 8pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.railwayinn.pub/shows/benji-kirkpatrick... - Upbeat bouzouki-infused roots music for today. Benji Kirkpatrick & The Excess head off on their debut album release tour this September
Venue notes: ID is required on the door. For full details including start times and age restrictions visit the venue's website.
Venue website:  railwayinn.pub
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheRailwayWinchester
Twitter:  @RailwayLive

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Event PosterDate: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Venue:  Winchester Club    map
Address:  Highfield Lodge, Worthy Lane, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7AB - under 1 mile
Event:  Winchester Uke Jam
- 8pm - Winchester Uke Jam website: www.winchesterukejam.co.uk. Winchester Uke Jam on Facebook: www.facebook.com/winchesterukejam. Acoustic music jam. The Winchester Uke Jam meets frequently. You don't have to be a uke player - all acoustic instruments are welcome as well as singers. They play a wide selection of songs from Hank Williams to The Rolling Stones. It's friendly, sociable, easy to join in and great fun.

THURSDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 2019


SHOWSTOPPER! - The Improvised MusicalDate: Thursday 26 September 2019
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  SHOWSTOPPER! - The Improvised Musical
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/showstopp... - Spontaneous musical comedy at its finest - direct from the West End. A brand new musical comedy is created from scratch at each performance of this award-winning show. Audience suggestions are transformed on the spot into an all-singing, all-dancing production with hilarious results. This incredible comedy troupe never fail to impress as they create shows packed with drama, dazzling dance routines and catchy melodies, leaving delighted audiences singing all the way home.
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

Nick Harper plus special guestsDate: Thursday 26 September 2019
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  Nick Harper plus special guests
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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

 JB Presents  One Last Day + Lo Fi Rebels + LuiceDate: Thursday 26 September 2019
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:   JB Presents One Last Day + Lo Fi Rebels + Luice
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.railwayinn.pub/shows/jb-presents-one-l... -
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 27 SEPTEMBER 2019


Event PosterDate: Friday 27 September 2019
Venue:  Guildhall Winchester    map
Address:  Broadway, High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9GH - under ½ mile
Event:  Winchestival & Guildhall Winchester Presents Winchester's First Indoor Festival
- 5pm - Winchestival & Guildhall Winchester Presents Winchester's first indoor festival. 27th September 2019. Doors open 5pm. The Bapsy Hall & Wintonian Bar of Guildhall Winchester will host an incredible line-up of live music, including a stage curated by Quay West Studios; showcasing the finest in Hampshire's up-and coming artists. The main stage will be headlined by the amazing Mystery Jets, with support from Bash!, Temples of Youth and more acts still TBC. The Mystery Jets, 12 years after they broke surface with their debut album; Making Dens, are still producing an indie-rock that sounds just as fresh. The festival continues into the night welcoming the hugely popular South Beach Recycling DJ's, bringing disco, funk, boogie and balearic edits to the Courtyard room until late. With amazing local food & drink, and a range of traders; this event is a great end to the summer! Doors open at 5pm, with a range of food options available.
Venue website:  guildhallwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/guildhallwinchester
Twitter:  @GuildhallW

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Drama/Comedy - THE THREE MUSKETEERS: A COMEDY ADVENTUREDate: Friday 27 September 2019
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  Drama/Comedy - THE THREE MUSKETEERS: A COMEDY ADVENTURE
- 7pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/the-three... - Le Navet Bete and Exeter Northcott Theatre present The Three Musketeers: A Comedy Adventure From Le Navet Bete, award-winning creators of smash-hit shows Dracula: The Bloody Truth and Dick Tracy, comes a hilarious new comedy adventure that will have you rolling with laughter from here to the French countryside.
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

Event PosterDate: Friday 27 September 2019
Venue:  The Rising Sun    map
Address:  14 Bridge Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 0HL - under ½ mile
Event:  Rebel Bass Presents: Klip & Outlaw
- 8pm - Free entry - Rebel Bass is coming to Winchester for a Rising Sun takeover! Bringing with them a stacked line-up including one of the biggest and most exciting duo's in Drum & Bass, KLIP & OUTLAW! This event is FREE ENTRY! First come first serve so get there early to avoid disappointment for Winchester's only freshers rave 8pm-1am.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchesterrisingsun

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SATURDAY 28 SEPTEMBER 2019


Drama/Comedy - THE THREE MUSKETEERS: A COMEDY ADVENTURE - MatinéeDate: Saturday 28 September 2019
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  Drama/Comedy - THE THREE MUSKETEERS: A COMEDY ADVENTURE - Matinée
- 2.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/the-three... - Le Navet Bete and Exeter Northcott Theatre present The Three Musketeers: A Comedy Adventure From Le Navet Bete, award-winning creators of smash-hit shows Dracula: The Bloody Truth and Dick Tracy, comes a hilarious new comedy adventure that will have you rolling with laughter from here to the French countryside.
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

Drama/Comedy - THE THREE MUSKETEERS: A COMEDY ADVENTUREDate: Saturday 28 September 2019
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  Drama/Comedy - THE THREE MUSKETEERS: A COMEDY ADVENTURE
- 7pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/the-three... - Le Navet Bete and Exeter Northcott Theatre present The Three Musketeers: A Comedy Adventure From Le Navet Bete, award-winning creators of smash-hit shows Dracula: The Bloody Truth and Dick Tracy, comes a hilarious new comedy adventure that will have you rolling with laughter from here to the French countryside.
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

Event PosterDate: Saturday 28 September 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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Cheriton Sessions: DEAN DYSONDate: Saturday 28 September 2019
Venue:  Cheriton Village Hall    map
Address:  Cheriton, Alresford, Hampshire, SO24 0PZ - 7.9 miles
Event:  Cheriton Sessions: DEAN DYSON
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit cheritonsessions.yolasite.com/events-and-ga... - Returning by popular demand for his third gig in Cheriton, Dean is a singer-songwriter and lifetime troubadour. His music and, in particular, his distinctive voice, is mellow and life-affirming. Book your ticket early to avoid disappointment.
Venue website:  cheritonvillagehall.co.uk

SUNDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 2019


Spoken Word / Poetry - BENJAMIN ZEPHANIAHDate: Sunday 29 September 2019
Venue:  Theatre Royal    map
Address:  Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB - under ½ mile
Event:  Spoken Word / Poetry - BENJAMIN ZEPHANIAH
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk/benjamin-... - He befriended Nelson Mandela, fought in the 1980s race riots and recorded radical reggae music with Bob Marley's former band. Benjamin Zephaniah was unable to read and write at school but became one of Britain's most remarkable poets. And now he's back to continue his first tour in eight years, which coincides with his remarkable autobiography, The Life And Rhymes Of Benjamin Zephaniah.
Venue website:  theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TRWinchester
Twitter:  @TRWinchester

MONDAY 30 SEPTEMBER 2019


Dan Mangan + special guestsDate: Monday 30 September 2019
Venue:  The Railway    map
Address:  3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5AE - under ½ mile
Event:  Dan Mangan + special guests
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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: Monday 30 September 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

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TUESDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2019

Venue:
Theatre Royal
Event:
Poetry / Music - ROGER MCGOUGH AND LITTLE MACHINE

Details:
7.30pm
Roger McGough, one of Britain's best-loved poets, is the author of over seventy books of poetry and editor of numerous anthologies. Exuberant new collection joinedupwriting ranges from forgotten friendships and the idiosyncrasies of family life to the trauma of war and contemporary global politics.

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