Category: Arts & Entertainment

Craig’s loving The Point!

The Point’s theatre space may be temporarily closed due to coronavirus, but the stage is currently occupied by one of the biggest personalities in British television! Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood is in the building rehearsing for his debut solo tour #AllBallsAndGlitter which will start in February next year. But he’s glad to be in…

Dame Judi Dench backs Play to the Crowd’s Survival Appeal

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Last week, national treasure and theatre royalty, Dame Judi Dench, sent a message of support to Play to the Crowd – the arts and education charity which runs Theatre Royal Winchester, Hat Fair and Playmakers towards their Survival Fundraising Appeal. Dame Judi comments ‘I remember so clearly my first experience on the stage of Theatre…

Hat Fair 2020 cancelled

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Play to the Crowd, the arts and education charity that runs Hat Fair, Theatre Royal Winchester and Playmakers, has announced that Hat Fair 2020 has been cancelled due to the national and international spread of Coronavirus. Andrew Loretto, Hat Fair Director comments ‘It is a sad decision to postpone our wonderful Hat Fair 2020 programme to…

Naomi House & Jacksplace team up with local music community to launch live virtual charity gig

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Tonight (Monday 30th March), Naomi House & Jacksplace, the region’s hospice charity for seriously ill children and young adults, is launching ‘Naomi & Jack’s Sessions’, a series of virtual charity gigs on Facebook Live. The charity is launching this new fundraising campaign in collaboration with musicians across the south, who will live stream a gig…

Barton Peveril Acting Students Direct Their Own Play

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College Performing Arts (Acting) students performed a moving rendition of Love and Information, by Caryl Churchill, on 12th and 13th February 2020. The first year students performed to crowded audiences of friends, family, and local residents in the College’s Rose Theatre. Love and Information is split into seven parts, with multiple…

Barton students stage ‘Urinetown: The Musical’

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Barton Peveril Performing Arts students tackle a satirical comedy – about toilets  Barton Peveril’s first year Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) students performed Urinetown: The Musical to large audiences, in the Sixth Form College’s own Rose Theatre. The students performed in front of the local community, their friends, and their families across two nights, on 29th…