It isn't just numbers that we count though. We are also always looking for different ways of celebrating our cultural heritage
Help to ensure the future of the oldest working mill in the country
Taking a closer look at an everyday sight in Winchester.
If you would like to organise an event for Winchester, or know someone who would then this is how . . .
Do you know what is hidden on your High Street?
A celebration of previous years and preparing for the year ahead
I didn't attend the tour of the Barter Memorial Chapel at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital as I knew the room well from my days as an NHS manager working there. Then it was known as Butterfield Meetings Room. It was a rather glorious venue for meetings although it could be dull in winter because… Continue reading A lesson learnt
One of the highlights for me last September was the incredible Chilcomb House in Winchester. It is the home of Hampshire Cultural Trust, and it is here that Hampshire stores its special collections of Archaeology, Arts, Natural Sciences and Social & Industrial History. Didn't quite know what to expect when I went but I certainly… Continue reading Unexpected Gems
One of the delights of Heritage Open Days is that we all have the opportunity to take a peep inside buildings or through doors we are usually not allowed. And that is particularly true in theatres, even one as small and delightful as Chesil Theatre. Here are just a few of the photographers that Mike… Continue reading Going behind the scenes
As work begins on developing this website I have been going through some of the many photographs taken at last year's Heritage Open Days. My eye was caught by a few Mike Hall and I had taken of Abbey House, the official residence of Winchester's Mayoralty. Winchester is the second oldest mayoralty in England and it is a Thursday… Continue reading Traces of the Past