Garden of Inspiration at Chelsea Flower Show

Viking Cruises is again partnering with Hampshire Garden Designer Sarah Eberle to create a travel-inspired  garden for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017. The Viking Cruises Garden of Inspiration will reflect the colours,  art and culture of Barcelona, a source of inspiration for Sarah following her previous travel experiences. The Viking Cruises Garden of Inspiration […]



Photos of Victorian Festival of Christmas



Winchester ‘Rain Jane’ trail makes a splash for Jane Austen bicentenary

An innovative new trail to raise awareness of a programme of events across Hampshire to mark the 200th anniversary of local author Jane Austen has been commissioned by Winchester City Council and sponsored by Winchester College and the Jane Austen Society of North America. The trail, the brainchild of AR Design Studio in Little Minster […]



Winchester District Economic Conference 2016

Businesses of all sizes, from sole traders through to large companies, from across the Winchester District are invited to attend the Winchester District Economic Conference 2016 on Thursday 1 December at the Guildhall Winchester. This important event, hosted by Winchester City Council with support from Hampshire Chamber of Commerce, will take place from 8am to […]



Green Gas Mill at Sparsholt College gets go-ahead

Green energy company Ecotricity, has received planning permission to build a Green Gas Mill in Hampshire – the first of its kind in Britain. Located at Sparsholt College in Hampshire and fuelled by locally sourced grass, the Green Gas Mill will inject £60 million into the local economy, create new jobs, and produce enough clean […]



Winchester invites public art proposals

Artists, designers and creative professionals are being invited to make a new piece of public art for the heart of Winchester. Expressions of interest in creating and installing a work of public art next to the Casson Block on St George’s Street are being sought by Winchester City Council. The specification, with a contract value […]



Celebrating The South Downs Through Poetry

The chalk landscape of the South Downs has a special place in this year’s Winchester Poetry Festival (October 7-9 2016). Seven poets whose lives and imaginations have been shaped by this area of outstanding natural beauty have been commissioned to create new work, which will be celebrated in a special event and a new anthology […]



Photos of CarFest South 2016



Put your Feet First with a free “Winchester City Twin Peaks” walk

As part of Winchester City Council’s corporate campaign ‘Feet First’, the Council has organised a free event which will be led by the Winchester Ramblers on Sunday 4 September. The walk “Winchester City Twin Peaks” will involve routes via St Giles and St Catherine’s Hills where you can take in the beautiful views of the […]



Davis Cup Trophy Tour to visit Winchester

The Davis Cup by BNP Paribas will officially arrive in Winchester this month as part of a national Trophy Tour of Great Britain. Following Great Britain’s historic win against Belgium in the 2015 Davis Cup Final, when Team GB hoisted the trophy for the first time in 79 years, the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) wanted […]