See some of the dances which were danced in Jane Austen’s time and join in one or two, if you like! Regency dances are suitable for anyone over the age of 6years and you don't need to bring a partner or a costume to join in.
After a successful funding bid from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Historical Huzzahs and the Theatre Royal Winchester are pleased to present their Second World War piece "Home Fires". An interactive endurance performance exploring the stories of those who ‘kept the home fires burning’.
Listen to the beautiful sounds of Winchester Community Choir in the beautiful historic mill. The choir is an acapella choir who sing mainly traditional songs collected in Hampshire at the turn of the century in three or four part harmony.
Join Blue Apple’s Special Assignments Company as they showcase some of the most famous and powerful Wintonians, and their even more powerful mothers, preparing for a unique talent show never seen before in any other time or space.
As part of ‘200 Years of Autumn', Blue Apple present with trademark visual style and wit, a road trip through poetry using Keats' ‘To Autumn' as a pivotal point and closing on reflections on a 2019 Winchester Autumn.
The Granary Creative Arts Centre hosts heritage skills workshops and will be offering the chance to meet our stone mason and wood carving tutors. Watch them demonstrate their skills and have a go yourself.
The Colour Factory artists studio will be showcasing an exhibition of their paintings themed around 'food and drink' alongside bespoke jewellery and silver. Why not have a go at painting your own still life in our wonderful beach garden workshop?
In the grounds of one of Europe's largest cathedrals, discover the lives of early Anglo-Saxon settlers in Hampshire and the surrounding counties through an accurate portrayal of early medieval life. Come and see us for our timed displays!
A wonderful opportunity to roam freely around our beautiful 18th century house and grounds, as well as enjoy an art exhibition, short film, cream teas, garden activities, and much more!
There are six military museums located in Peninsula Barracks, Winchester. There will be free admission to at least three of these museums on Saturday 21 September and Sunday 22 September as part of Heritage Open Days.
See how this fully restored working watermill, the oldest working mill in the UK, produces stone ground wholemeal flour using the power of the River Itchen. There will also be additional events including Pedlars & Petticoats and the Winchester Choir.
Tudor music both afternoons to entertain visitors passing through the venue and those who wish to stop and relish the historic atmosphere. The musicians are costumed and will perform on a varied collection of period instruments!
Meet staff and volunteers involved in the day to day life of Winchester Cathedral including stonemasons, flower arrangers, Bell Ringers and “Holy Dusters”. This is a special opportunity to explore the Cathedral by night.
Discover the history of Hyde Abbey through a display of finds from the dig including encaustic tiles. And why not have a go yourself at making a floor tile in the medieval manner? But be prepared to get your hands dirty!
This is a great opportunity to see some of the photographs, drawings and other information from the City of Winchester Trust's review and assessment of important buildings and churches in Winchester’s Conservation Area.
History and hospitality in a serene and picturesque setting by the water meadows. The Hospital of St Cross is a beautiful group of Grade I Listed Buildings dating from 1132, and is home to 25 Brothers.