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Kieran James

NCTJ trained and have worked for The News, Portsmouth, for a year as a community assistant reporter. Sport and gig reviews is my passion.


The Berry Theatre announces summer season

April 19, 2018

  The Berry Theatre has a fun-filled summer season featuring interactive events for families and stand-up comedy for older audiences. This season the Hedge End venue has a great selection of affordable events for children and their families to enjoy. Family favourite Saturday Storytime returns on 5th and 26th May for two interactive storytelling...
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Youth Theatre holding auditions for new production

April 19, 2018

Centrestage Productions Youth Theatre’s 2018 production of ‘Rock of Ages’ are holding auditions at The Arch, Chandlers Ford, for school year 6 – 21 years of age. (Girls (09:30-12:30) / Boys (13:30-16:30) / Recalls (16:30) this Sunday 22nd April. Rock of Ages (High School Edition) has been adapted by the author and iTheatrics to...
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Unique choir and dance show raises £21,000 for local charities

April 18, 2018

A unique show in which dance schools and choirs shared a stage for the first time, has raised £21,000 for charity. Dancing with Choirs took place at the Lighthouse Theatre in Poole last month (March 10) and featured 10 Hampshire and Dorset dance schools and children’s and adult choirs, performing classical, modern and pop...
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Southampton prepares for £1m spending boost as marathon approaches

April 18, 2018

Southampton’s economy could be set for a £1m boost as the ABP Southampton Marathon takes place on Sunday, April 22. An impressive 10,000 people have signed up to take part in Southampton’s biggest running event and, between the runners and the estimated 30,000 spectators, organisers predict £1m could be spent in the city over the...
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Eastleigh lose 1-0 at home to Ebbsfleet United

April 17, 2018

Andy Hessenthaler’s Spitfires experienced their third defeat in a row as a second-half missed penalty by Paul McCallum proved costly in a 1-0 defeat at home to Ebbsfleet United in front of 1,614 spectators. The rain was pouring down from the start as The Silverlake Stadium was in for a wet and windy match....
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School unveils life-saving equipment in memory of former pupil

April 17, 2018

A defibrillator is set to be unveiled in memory of a young Eastleigh woman who passed away from a cardiac condition in her 20s. St Mary’s Independent School in Bitterne Park has worked with Wessex Heartbeat to raise enough to install the equipment in the school grounds. On April 20, the defibrillator will be...
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Winchester Poetry Festival announces its 2018 programme

April 17, 2018

Winchester Poetry Festival announces its 2018 programme, with some of the best-known names in UK and world poetry and a range of thrilling new voices – plus the launch of the Festival’s third annual open poetry competition – Winchester Poetry Prize. This year’s Festival takes place on the weekend of 5-7 October, straight after...
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Countdown to Portsmouth’s comic con

April 16, 2018

There’s little less than three weeks to go until Portsmouth welcomes its first Comic Con to the Guildhall on 5th and 6th May, and the stellar line-up of guests and the range of family activities are not to be missed! Organised in collaboration with Tripwire Magazine, Portsmouth Comic Con will offer the best in comic,...
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Eastleigh lose 2-0 away to Gateshead

April 16, 2018

Goals from Gateshead’s Daniel Johnson and Jordan Burrow earned the hosts a comfortable victory against Eastleigh on Saturday in front of 612 spectators at the Gateshead International Stadium. Johnson opened the scoring for Gateshead on the stroke of half-time, latching on to a flick-on from Burrow to score his 16th goal of the season....
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Live Review: Rent at The Point

April 16, 2018

Southampton Musical Society performed a perfect rendition of the musical Rent at The Point, Eastleigh last Wednesday. Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. These performers certainly knew exactly how to grip the Eastleigh audience with pitch-perfect vocals and...
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The Point to host European Aerial Dance Festival for third year

April 14, 2018

Internationally acclaimed aerial dance company Gravity & Levity (G&L) presents the 9th annual European Aerial Dance Festival (EADF) this 6th to 18th August 2018 at The Point, Eastleigh. The EADF is curated by Gravity & Levity’s Artistic Director Lindsey Butcher and offers inclusive intensive courses and workshops, taught by world class professional tutors. The...
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More free travel for marathon runners announced

April 13, 2018

First buses has joined the swathe of city businesses offering freebies to runners in this year’s ABP Southampton Marathon. The company has pledged to give free bus transport to those taking part in the event on Sunday April 22. All runners need to do is show their official race bib to the driver and...
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The Point receives access funding from Hampshire County Council

April 13, 2018

The Point, Eastleigh has been awarded funding from Hampshire County Council’s Short Breaks for Disabled Children Grant towards its inclusive participation offering in the borough. Hampshire County Council’s funding for Short Breaks – disability funding which supports access to the arts – has funded The Point £12,120 towards its work with disabled young people...
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Eastleigh lose 3-2 away to Barrow

April 12, 2018

Eastleigh narrowly got beat away to relegation-threatened Barrow as the hosts gave themselves renewed hope of beating the drop with a 3-2 win. Barrow’s Asa Hall nodded in a corner from Lewis Walters to put them 1-0 up after 15 minutes. In the second half, Chris Zebroski equalised for the Eastleigh when he coolly...
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Football Centres from The FA offer girls the chance to play

April 11, 2018

SSE Wildcats Girls’ Football Centres from The FA will provide girls aged 5-11 with regular opportunities to play football. The initiative offers organised sessions in a fun and engaging environment created exclusively for girls. More than 200 clubs have been established throughout England in 2017 and a further 800 are set to launch in...
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