Jonathan Pie, Squeeze, Steve Harley to star at Wickham Festival 2018

Jonathan Pie will headline the Comedy Stage at the 2018 Wickham Festival. The internet sensation rocketed to fame playing the role of an off-air television reporter giving his forthright and uncensored views of the latest news and political events. The character is the creation of Tom Walker who last year drew a huge crowd to the Wickham Festival for a Q&A

With chart-toppers Squeeze confirmed as the prime headline act, tickets have been selling fast for the 2nd–5th August event in the picturesque Hampshire village. One of Britain’s top bands of the past 40 years, the hugely-popular new wave icons will top the bill on Saturday 4th August supported by John Ilsley of Dire Straits, the Tom Robinson Band and Ferocious Dog among others. Rock legend Steve Harley has been confirmed as the main attraction on the opening night, Thursday 2nd August along with the South and the Dhol Foundation. They join Show of Hands and Kate Rusby on Friday 3rd August and folk icon Richard Thompson who closes the event on the Sunday night backed by the Undertones, the Blues Band and the Red Hot Chilli Pipers.  
 

More Information Click -> Wickham Festival 2018

 

 

Fareham Town Girls Under 14’s Football team needs you!

 

Fareham Town FC are really excited to announce that we will be setting up our very first girls football team from the start of the new season, September 2018.


Girls football is becoming extremely popular and we are hoping to provide local girls with the opportunity to start or continue their development, within the support of a well-established footballing environment.
 

If your daughter has played before or indeed, would like to start, and she is in the age group we are looking for, then Fareham Town will be the ideal team for you.

For more information click ---> Fareham Town Girls Football

 

 

P&O Cruises marks first construction milestone for newest ship with steel cutting ceremony in Papenburg

 

 

Name to be announced on Thursday May 24 at 4pm

 

P&O Cruises marked an important construction milestone recently as it cut the first piece of steel for its newest ship being built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg. 

 

P&O Cruises will announce the name of the new ship on Thursday May 24 at 4pm on the company's Facebook page. This highly anticipated announcement comes as a result of a competition that P&O Cruises ran last year when it invited members of the public to suggest a suitable name for the ship. Over 30,000 submissions were received with a panel of experts making the final decision.

More information Click ---> P&O Cruises

Francis Benali and Chef Jay Geddes announce new charity evening cruise 
 
Southampton Football Club legend Francis Benali and renowned local chef Jay Geddes are once again teaming up to host a charity dinner cruise. The culinary event, on-board Dutch-owned Princess Caroline, will take guests on an evening tour of the south coast on Thursday 16 August - with proceeds going to Cancer Research UK.
 

Chef Jay Geddes added: “I’m delighted to be welcoming some amazing guest chefs for our dinner cruise - Masterchef winner Shelina Permalloo and vegan specialist Peter Axworthy from Offbeet - so our guests are in for a real treat. Both are local, so this is a real celebration of our region. We can’t wait for people to taste our offering in August.”

 

More information -> Summer Evening River Cruise

Some Very Very Important people visit Botley’s newest Restaurant.

 

The Old Mill Restaurant in Botley was honoured to be chosen by Project 71 and 15 WWII veterans as the venue to hold their annual reunion on St Patricks Day. The veterans who saw action in Dunkirk, Arnhem, Bastogne, Normandy Germany and Japan enjoyed a very special Irish themed lunch.

 

To read more click -> The Old Mill Restaurant

Carol Walker Antiques

 

 

 

Have you got any interesting curiosities hidden away or in a loft, not knowing quite what to do with them? Or have you just inherited a box of 'bits' that are not to your taste? More information -> Carol Walker Antiques

 

Southampton Celebrates

Southampton Celebrates

Nuffield Southampton Theatres is one of the UK’s leading professional theatre companies, commissioning, developing and producing fresh, vital experiences through theatre. It has developed a profile and reputation of innovation and quality delivering work on a national and international scale, taking work to London and Dubai, whilst acting as a major cultural force for good in the city of Southampton.  NST opened a second venue in Southampton city centre, NST City, with the world premiere of Howard Brenton’s ‘The Shadow Factory’.

 

  THE LEGION INVITES THE NATION TO SAY ‘THANK YOU’ 

The Legion is launching a movement to say ‘Thank You’ to a generation who shaped our society Activity to take place in the last 100 days from 8th August to 11th November 2018

 

 

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