Frayn in literary coup

Frayn in literary coup

Our good friend John Miller has managed to land another literary superstar for a night at The Winchester Guildhall, In Conversation with the renowned author and playwright Michael Frayn. Michael’s play Copenhagen was revived at Chichester Festival Theatre in the...
Hoot of a boot

Hoot of a boot

Our annual Car Boot Sale has raised nearly £1,900 Fifty car booters filled the park at Bramdean for the event which has been masterminded by local resident Caroline Stanley for an incredible 32 years. Caroline is now going to take a well-deserved rest from organising...
New Trustee

New Trustee

Chrissie Barlow has joined the Home-Start Winchester board. She has lived in Hampshire all her life, apart from brief periods in the West Country, Kent and London where she began her working life in the Diplomatic Corps, becoming one of four secretaries to the Foreign...
Smashing Tennis

Smashing Tennis

Our charity tennis tournament has raised £2,500 to support local families. Some 80 tennis players enjoyed a breezy morning of matches on courts in Winchester, Cheriton, Old Alresford, Kilmeston, Bramdean, Swanmore and Upham, followed by a picnic lunch in the walled...
Walkies!

Walkies!

Mud was the order of the day as 50 intrepid walkers took to the lanes around Bighton village near Alresford for our annual dog walk.Participants could choose long or short walks and later, bright sunshine welcomed the weary travellers back to the village hall for a...
Literary evening

Literary evening

Sponsored by Dutton Gregory Renowned author Claire Tomalin confessed she had secretly been house hunting in Winchester while researching her book on Jane Austen a decade ago. She declared that she had grown to love the city when she returned to the Guildhall in...