Tag Archives: hampshire

Hidden treasures, war poets and Dracula

In my Compass magazine Arts pages this month: Discover hidden treasures with Heritage Open Days New play explores Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon’s lives and work Fist pump to ’80s-tastic Rock of Ages Scary Little Girls’ blood-curdling Dracula Revered printmaker Colin See-Paynton shares his nocturnal encounters … Continue reading

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BoomTown, sharp shooting and Shakespeare in the park

In my Compass magazine Arts pages this month: Hundreds of international music acts hit Winchester’s BoomTown Fair Shakespeare in the park with The Lord Chamberlain’s Men Summer exhibitions celebrate local talent Art at the Heart festival pops up in Southampton Sharp shooting from Annie … Continue reading

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Hat Fair, Eddie Izzard, Python and wild planet

In my Compass magazine Arts pages this month: Forty years of Winchester’s Hat Fair, the UK’s longest-running street festival Eddie Izzard at Southsea Comedy Festival Monty Python cinema relay West End hits The Lion King and Avenue Q Wild Planet at SeaCity Museum Plus my pick of July’s top … Continue reading

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Festival fun, D-Day, Curious Incident and charitable cars

In my Compass magazine Arts pages this month: Tastings, tea parties, markets and awards at the Bridport Food Festival D-Day commemoration in Portsmouth Visit a fundraising car exhibition See the award-winning Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time Catch exciting work by young dancers Plus my … Continue reading

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Swing time, Hardy’s love, star baker and art outdoors

In my Compass magazine Arts pages this month: Swing when you’re winning with the Lyme Regis Jazz & Blues Festival Seek out Thomas Hardy’s lost love Become a star baker Catch two Northern Ballet gems on tour Enjoy your culture al fresco with Dorset Art … Continue reading

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War horses, Mother’s Day, portraiture and hip hop

In my Compass magazine Arts pages this month: Visit a special exhibition commemorating the role of horses in the First World War Celebrate Mother’s Day with the National Trust Catch a world-renowned Russian ballet company’s Giselle Take a Hip Hop Festival rap masterclass Enjoy … Continue reading

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Austen’s ring, literary festival, War Horse and half-term help

In my Compass magazine Arts pages this month, Jane Austen’s ring returns home after a £152,450 campaign, Purbeck Literary Festival debuts, and there’s cultural half-term help in the form of Castle Quest, LEGO models and Bugsy Malone, plus my pick of February’s top … Continue reading

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