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City set for stellar 50th birthday

Daily Echo: Former Saints Matt Le Tissier and Francis Benali inpsect a model of The Saints

3:07pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

It will be a 50th birthday party like no other.

Cricket legends coming to city

Daily Echo:

3:15pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

POPULAR cricket commentators Geoffrey Boycott and Jonathan Agnew (Aggers) will take to the Mayflower Theatre stage on Monday, September 22.

New Saints play delayed due to technical glitch

Daily Echo:

2:23pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A GROUNDBREAKING play showcasing the highs and lows of being a Saints fan has been delayed due to a major technical glitch.

Hampshire university worker takes on Great British Bake Off

Daily Echo:

9:46am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE man is one of 12 taking part in this year's Great British Bake Off.

Music festival certain to return to Hampshire next summer

Daily Echo: Let's Rock 2014 on Southampton Common

11:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Let’s Rock Southampton! is definitely returning to the city in 2015.

Ex-soap star ready for Saints play

Daily Echo:

11:12am Tuesday 29th July 2014

FORMER EastEnders actress Scarlett Alice Johnson, best known as Vicki Fowler in the BBC soap, is phenomenally busy rehearsing for the newly-commissioned Nuffield Theatre play The Saints, which opens on Friday.

Broadway calls for Hampshire actor but helping a friend comes first

Daily Echo:

10:46am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SOUTHAMPTON-born actor Earl Carpenter has landed his “dream role” on Broadway as Javert in the acclaimed revival of Les Misérables, as revealed in the Daily Echo last week.

Boxing champ gives knockout weather forecast - for pets

Daily Echo:

12:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S pooches have a weekend of sunshine to look forward to according to the world’s first pet forecast.

24: Live Another Day - Southampton to feature in finale

Daily Echo:

2:44pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

HIT TV show 24 will feature Southampton in its finale.

Mela returns to city

Daily Echo: Picture from the Mela Festival 2013

10:22am Friday 11th July 2014

THOUSANDS will converge in the heart of Southampton tomorrow for a cultural festival.

Beggars Fair promises something for everyone

Daily Echo: Weekend in Pictures July 14th - July 15th. Beggars Fair in Romsey.

10:18am Friday 11th July 2014

ORGANISERS are promising entertainment for everyone at one of Hamsphire’s biggest community events.

Eighties stars ready to flock to Common

Daily Echo:

10:34am Monday 7th July 2014

IT’S set to be one of the biggest parties that the city has ever seen.

Your programme for the 2014 Winchester Hat Fair

Daily Echo: Winchester Hat Fair. July 6, 2013.

5:01pm Friday 4th July 2014

Here's your guide to what is on at the 2014 Winchester Hat Fair.

Sizzling Summer Season at the Concorde Club

Daily Echo: Martha Reeves and the Vandellas

9:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

HE was the other half of the jazz world’s most famous Mr and Mrs partnership.

Romsey Arts Festival less than a week away

10:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

FOR former Romsey Mayor, Pam Gale, it started with a moment of inspiration in Romsey Abbey.

Art Preview - The London Group in Southampton Exhibition

12:53pm Friday 27th June 2014

SOUTHAMPTON City Art Gallery has Britain’s largest collection of work by The London Group. The collection was started in 1954 after a highly successful London Group exhibition held during that year, and it has continued to be built up until today.

Quilters make return to showcase their work

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:40am Thursday 26th June 2014

ROMSEY Quilters return with another of their highly acclaimed festivals this summer.

Grand plans for city's Maritime Festival

Daily Echo: Last year's Maritime Festival

2:09pm Friday 20th June 2014

SOUTHAMPTON residents are being urged to support a two-day festival celebrating the city’s maritime history.

St Barbe's open exhibition gets under way

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:09am Friday 20th June 2014

PRIZE winners have been announced for this year’s St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery Open Exhibition, which showcases the best paintings, prints and drawings from around the region.

Meet Saints' new star

Daily Echo: Scarlett Alice Johnson

9:01am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A FORMER EastEnder will head the cast of The Saints, a new play about the highs and lows of following Southampton Football Club, this summer.

Artists ready to light up town

Daily Echo: Eastleigh is Unwrapped tomorrow

9:50am Friday 13th June 2014

FREE show-stopping entertainment will be wowing a Hampshire town tomorrow.

LAST NIGHT'S REVIEW: Dirty Dancing at The Mayflower

Daily Echo: Gareth Bailey as Johnny and Roseanna Frascona as Baby in Dirty Dancing

7:33am Friday 13th June 2014

Check out the Daily Echo's review of Dirty Dancing at The Mayflower

Win an LG tablet with the Daily Echo

Daily Echo: An LG G Pad 8.3 is up for grabs

12:54pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

YOU could win a brand new tablet computer in a Daily Echo competition.

Mela's back to bring us together...

Daily Echo: GLOBAL: A performance by Chinese Arts Southampton

5:33pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’S biggest free family festival is back.

Writers event is called off

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

5:27pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

A NIGHT in with four top fiction writers due to take place in Winchester tomorrow night has been cancelled.

24 to be filmed in Southampton

Daily Echo: Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer in in 24

5:00am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Action hero Jack Bauer is heading to Southampton as he continues his mission to save the world from terrorists plotting to murder millions.

One night of Shaolin wisdom...

Daily Echo: Edmund Tsang takes part in the Shaolin show

9:32am Thursday 29th May 2014

HAMPSHIRE-based UK Shaolin Temple Productions will premiere its new and original stage show Wisdom of Shaolin for one night only at the Oasis Theatre, Lordshill, on Saturday.

Roll up for circus fun

Daily Echo: Iwan and Ethan with painted faces as part of the Camp Bestival travelling circus

10:50am Wednesday 28th May 2014

CELEBRATING Camp Bestival 2014’s circus theme, the travelling circus has visited Winchester and Southampton on its tour.

Get fanatical about film at new festival

10:43am Wednesday 28th May 2014

WITH unique interactive movie experiences and classic films, a new film festival is to take place in Hampshire later this year.

The 'Italian Whizz' returns to county to conduct opera

Daily Echo: Grange Park Opera

10:44am Wednesday 28th May 2014

DUBBED the Italian Whizz, Gianluca Marciano returns to Grange Park Opera for the fourth consecutive year, reuniting with soprano Claire Rutter for Verdi’s opera La Traviata, followed by Tchaikovsky’s Queen of Spades.

Eastleigh is ready to unwrap extravaganza

Daily Echo: Eastleigh Unwrapped takes place on June 14

12:29pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

EASTLEIGH town centre will be buzzing at an outdoor extravaganza for all the family next month.

Singers unite for an operatic night

Daily Echo: The Gilbert and Sullivan night takes place on June 21

10:17am Wednesday 28th May 2014

OPERATIC performers from Hampshire will be joining singers from across Dorset and Somerset for a fantastic night of Gilbert and Sullivan music in aid of charity.

Totton and Eling Arts Festival this weekend

10:48am Friday 23rd May 2014

THE organisers of a new arts festival in Hampshire hope the event will have something for all members of the community.

Top Escapism Quartet at Next Girls's Night In

12:45pm Monday 19th May 2014

GET out and enjoy a “night in” with four top fiction writers.

Hats off to the 40th anniversary of street festival

Daily Echo: An image from last year's Hat Fair

12:05pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

The UK’s longest running street festival, the Hat Fair, is celebrating its 40th anniversary in style by commissioning its own song to be performed by local schoolchildren and bringing an ambitious programme of spectacular events to the streets of Winchester from July 4 to 6.

Conductor urges Hampshire singers to join pop-up choir at Turner Sims concert hall

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:00am Tuesday 6th May 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON-based conductor is urging singers across Hampshire to join her latest charity pop-up choir.

Vice chancellor steps up to dance challenge

Daily Echo: Joy Carter

12:11pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

THE University of Winchester’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Joy Carter, pictured right, is taking part in Step Up! Winchester – a Strictly style dance contest.

Review: Emma Stevens at The Brook

Daily Echo: Review: Emma Stevens at The Brook

10:53am Saturday 3rd May 2014

Unfamiliar as it might seem to start a review with the encore, Stevens' song Happy was a crowd pleaser that sent the audience away smiling and noticeably happy.

Different take on fairy tales

9:35am Thursday 1st May 2014

A FINAL year fashion student from Southampton Solent University will be unveiling a series of short fashion films, loosely based on the Grimm brothers’ fairy tales, beneath the city in Southampton’s 13th century vaults.

Actor Bob Hoskins dies

Daily Echo: Bob Hoskins.

1:39pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

Actor Bob Hoskins, known for roles in films such as Who Framed Roger Rabbit and The Long Good Friday, has died from pneumonia at the age of 71.

Dancer Kai impresses Britain's Got Talent judges again

Daily Echo: Kai Widdrington, front right, as part of Kings and Queens. Picture courtesy of Thames TV/SYCO.

10:42am Monday 28th April 2014

A TOP dancer from Hampshire has wowed judges on a hit TV talent show for a second time.

What's in store at Winchester Festival 2014

Daily Echo: Jacqui Dankworth is among the illustrious list of acts lined up for Winchester Festival 2014

12:00pm Friday 25th April 2014

THE world’s greatest living explorer, a thespian Dame, the wildlife photographer in our homes and a renowned brass band will be joining forces to bring a festival atmosphere to Winchester in July.

Camp Bestival brings a travelling circus to Southampton and Winchester

Daily Echo: Enjoy the Camp Bestival circus workshop

10:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

CELEBRATING Camp Bestival 2014’s circus theme, the travelling circus is visiting Winchester and Southampton on its tour.

New Theatre Royal Winchester season hits the high notes

Daily Echo: Cara Dillon

9:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE new programme for Summer 2014 at Theatre Royal Winchester kicks off with two fabulous musical dramas.

Entertainments treats galore at Winchester Discovery Centre

Daily Echo: Robin Ince

11:00am Monday 21st April 2014

WITH music and laughs galore, plus books, art, exhibitions and a season of festivals, there’s plenty on offer at Winchester Discovery Centre this spring and summer.

Barry Cryer's Going Gaga at The Plaza

Daily Echo: Going Ga-Ga

9:00am Monday 21st April 2014

THE dynamic duo of comedy legend Barry Cryer, of Sorry I Haven’t A Clue fame and former Fabulous Poodle Ronnie Golden, promise a riotous, rip-roaring night of comedy and song in their forthcoming show at the Plaza, Going Gaga.

Orange birthday bash is hot stuff!

9:30am Friday 18th April 2014

IT’S becoming a terrible teenager!

We don't want new Benefits Street show here say city leaders

Daily Echo: We don't want controversial show here say city leaders

7:28am Wednesday 16th April 2014

“WE don’t want it here.” That’s the call from senior figures in Southampton as a controversial documentary company aims to focus on immigration in the city.

Broadcaster Chris Evans strikes deal in Lymington

Daily Echo: Broadcaster Chris Evans strikes deal in Lymington

5:00am Monday 7th April 2014

ONE of Britain’s best-known broadcasters has spoken of his excitement after revealing that he is going to help run a Hampshire eatery.

Horrible Histories returns to Southampton

Daily Echo: Horrible Histories is coming to the Mayflower Theatre later this month

5:34pm Friday 4th April 2014

CAN you beat battling Boudicca? What if a Viking moved in next door? Has William Wallace met his match?



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