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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?

Art Sanctuary, Cathedral Close

Daily Echo: Conman dupes visitors to Salisbury Cathedral

6:10pm Friday 4th April 2014

SALISBURY Cathedral is the iconic location for an amazing sculpture exhibition by John Maine RA which can be seen until July 23.

Play celebrates 50th anniversary with revival

Daily Echo: Theatre Royal

6:08pm Friday 4th April 2014

JOE Orton’s classic 60s drama, Entertaining Mr Sloane, celebrates its 50th year with a revival by London Classic (Ghosts, Equus) at Theatre Royal Winchester.

Curtain Call round-up

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

6:06pm Friday 4th April 2014

ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN THIS is the third play in the trilogy The Norman Conquests which were written by Alan Ayckbourn over ten days.

Derren Brown comes to town

Daily Echo: Derren Brown on breaking America and how he's mixing things up with his new show, Infamous

6:01pm Friday 4th April 2014

THE multi-award winning acknowledged master of psychological illusion brings his new one-man show Derren Brown: Infamous to The Mayflower Theatre next week.

Comedy coming to Hampshire

Daily Echo: NEW TOUR: Comedian Lee Hurst is the Electric Palace tomorrow

5:59pm Friday 4th April 2014

COMIC Lee Hurst brings his new stand up show to The Point in Eastleigh next week. Lee is back on the road to ask audiences what winds them up in the show Things that make you go Aaarggh!!!

A new kind of festival

Daily Echo: Pylewell Park, near Lymington.

5:45pm Friday 4th April 2014

IT’S set to be a brilliantly bonkers celebration of books and a lot more besides.

Titanic play comes to Southampton

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5:37pm Friday 4th April 2014

JUST days after Titanic foundered near her last reported position of 41 North 50 West, a US Senate Inquiry was held in New York to determine causes of the disaster.

Forest festival is set to showcase the curious arts

Daily Echo: Johnny Flynn

9:35am Thursday 3rd April 2014

EVERYTHING from a cricket match to literary greats and from a cartoon club under duvets to live music under the stars, The Curious Arts Festival is a New Forest festival with an international reach.

The realities of war through artists' eyes

Daily Echo: Taking a rest on Salisbury Plain in 1914

9:34am Thursday 3rd April 2014

AN exciting new exhibition featuring the work of a group of British war artists, opens at Southampton City Art Gallery tomorrow, before going on a tour of other county venues.

John Giddings' Festival Tips for Isle of Wight 2014

Daily Echo: The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at the Sunderland Stadium of Light

11:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

NOW in its 13th year, the Isle of Wight Festival will once again feature a selection of the biggest and best headline artists, alongside the hottest new and established acts.

REVIEW: Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story, Mayflower

Daily Echo: REVIEW: Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story, Mayflower

9:16am Tuesday 1st April 2014

IT has been more than 55 years since the day the music died and over a quarter of a century since this unique memorial to Buddy Holly began.

X-Factor heading to Southampton

Daily Echo: Any successful applicants in Southampton will get the chance to perform in front of judge Cheryl Cole.

8:13am Friday 28th March 2014

THE hunt to find the next Sam Bailey, One Direction and James Arthur in Hampshire is on.

Hundreds of singers to perform premier of musical work at Winchester Cathedral

Daily Echo: The traditional exterior belies Winchester Cathedral’s fascinating secrets

3:19pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

HUNDREDS of singers will join together for the world premier of a new musical work.

Beyonce and Jay Z's helicopter flights upsetting Hampshire residents

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11:15am Monday 17th March 2014

VILLAGE residents are getting irritated by celebrities such as Beyonce and Jay Z making helicopter flights to a Hampshire estate.

TV chef dies aged 66

Daily Echo: Clarissa Dickson Wright

11:37am Monday 17th March 2014

Former TV chef Clarissa Dickson Wright has died at the age of 66, her agents said today.

Drama student's plea after winning place at top performing arts school

Daily Echo: Drama student's plea after land place at top performing arts school

4:41pm Sunday 16th March 2014

A Hampshire teenager won a place at one of the country's top performing arts schools pleaded for a sponsor to help with £14,000 fees.

Spotlight shines on young talent

Daily Echo: Youngsters gearing up for the auditions

12:58pm Monday 10th March 2014

AROUND 250 budding stars of the stage showed off their skills to a panel of theatre industry experts yesterday.

Southampton Festival of Music and Drama 2014 gets under way

Daily Echo: Some of the junior vocalists in action

12:53pm Monday 10th March 2014

HUNDREDS of talented performers hit all the high notes as Southampton Festival of Music and Drama 2014 got under way at the weekend.

Southampton Festival of Music and Drama starts tomorrow

Daily Echo: Participants in last year's Southampton Festival of Music and Drama

1:46pm Friday 7th March 2014

ONE of the oldest and most highly regarded events of its kind in the UK, Southampton Festival of Music and Drama 2014 will continue to hit the high notes this year.

Tee with Alliss

Daily Echo: Peter Alliss

1:55pm Friday 7th March 2014

AN audience with the man Golf Digest magazine dubbed “the greatest golf commentator ever” is taking place tonight at The Concorde Club.

Church hosts classical concert

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

5:00pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

CLASSICAL music is on offer at a Hampshire church with a chamber orchestra performing pieces by Mozart and Haydn on Saturday.

Quiz show is a television first

Daily Echo: John Lloyd with students at Southampton Solent University

9:52am Wednesday 5th March 2014

A NEW inter-college television quiz show, devised and produced by students from Southampton Solent University, got the thumbs up from QI creator John Lloyd during a visit to the university.

Garage owner sells Jeremy Clarkson’s top-of-the-range motor

Daily Echo: Chris Carey of Emerald Motor Company with Clarkson’s former car.

10:40am Tuesday 4th March 2014

IT’S a used car with only one previous owner.

War Horse exhibition opens in New Forest

Daily Echo: Joey pays a visit to the War Horse exhibition

11:40am Friday 28th February 2014

WAR Horse author Michael Morpurgo and horse Joey, the puppet star of the theatrical sensation, have launched a new exhibition about the role horses played during the Great War.

The Winchester Dialogues tonight

Daily Echo: John Simpson

11:53am Friday 28th February 2014

TONIGHT is the first of a series dubbed The Winchester Dialogues.

National Treasure

Daily Echo: Face value: Eric Knowles

11:57am Friday 28th February 2014

ANTIQUES expert Eric Knowles makes an appearance at Ferneham Hall in Fareham tomorrow with Antiques Antics.

War Commemoration Leads Arts Festival

Daily Echo: Salisbury Festival

8:57am Thursday 27th February 2014

A MASSED male chorus of 100 voices in a celebration of the Christmas Truce between soldiers in the First World War will mark the opening of the Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival 2014 in a special installation in the Cathedral Cloisters this May.

Busking slots up for grabs

Daily Echo: Buskers in action

9:55am Wednesday 26th February 2014

STREET performers are being urged to unwrap their talents for an arts festival this summer.

School reunion for the big 5-0

12:14pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

WITH Southampton celebrating 50 years since it became a city one former school pupil is aiming to hold a Big School Reunion.

Coralie puts gigs focus on display

Daily Echo: One of Coralie's live pictures of Tom Odell

11:37am Monday 24th February 2014

FINAL-YEAR Southampton Solent University student Coralie Pilte is showcasing her love of live music in a stunning new photographic exhibition, Eyes & Ears, at The Art House, Southampton, from this week.

Awards double for film director Phil

Daily Echo: Phil Peel with his film awards for Love

11:08am Monday 24th February 2014

SOUTHAMPTON director Phil Peel (pictured left) has won two awards at the world premiere of a feature film shown around the world.

Snap that could launch Mandy to stardom

Daily Echo: Mandy's cattle picture

11:06am Monday 24th February 2014

STANDING in a cattle market on a cold January morning, icy fingers clutching her camera, Mandy Watts had no idea that the next click of a shutter would propel her to international acclaim.

Raising the roof for kids cash

Daily Echo: Poppin Ron

10:40am Thursday 20th February 2014

ENJOY song, dance, music and comedy from some of the south’s most talented performers as they raise the roof for Wave 105’s Cash For Kids appeal with Variety Relief at 02 Guildhall Southampton next month.

Short film's chosen for crowd-sourced movie

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

9:02am Thursday 13th February 2014

A SHORT film made by a Southampton director has been nominated for an award in the world's first crowd-sourced narrative feature film, 50 Kisses, which premieres in London and around the world today.

Blue Apple Theatre documentary rescheduled for tonight

Daily Echo: ACTOR: Tommy Jessop

11:00am Monday 3rd February 2014

A DOCUMENTARY following young actors with Down’s syndrome is to be shown tonight.

South Wonston table tennis club celebrates grants

Daily Echo: Membership has grown to involve over 100 new participants since September 2013

9:27am Wednesday 29th January 2014

SOUTH Wonston Table Tennis Club is celebrating a grant that has enabled it to expand.

New date for Down's syndrome documentary showing released

Daily Echo: Blue Apple theatre gives performers with learning disabilities the chance to bring high quality productions to a wide audience

6:30pm Monday 27th January 2014

A NEW date has been set for a documentary following young actors with Down’s syndrome.

New skate park to open in Winchester despite controversial plans

Daily Echo: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

12:00pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

PLANS to develop a new Winchester skate park have been given the go ahead despite proposals that could see it torn down in just a few years.

Antiques antics with expert Eric

Daily Echo: Face value: Eric Knowles

9:40am Thursday 23rd January 2014

ENJOY antiques antics with expert Eric Knowles.

Full steam ahead for Hampshire's Firth

Daily Echo: SCARS of the past: Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman lead in this wartime remake.

11:24am Friday 10th January 2014

HE’S the Hampshire born Oscar winner who has fallen in love with trains for his latest role.

Ups and Down's of Hamlet

Daily Echo: Tommy Jessop in Growing Up Down's

11:04am Thursday 9th January 2014

A HAMPSHIRE theatre company will star in a BBC documentary later this month.

Making Waves for 25 Years

Daily Echo: Mark Collins

9:41am Thursday 9th January 2014

WHEN Wave 105 presenter Mark Collins began his radio career 25 years ago Kylie Minogue was at the top of the charts with her first ever hit single I Should Be So Lucky and Yazz was singing that The Only Way Is Up.

Hampshire MP to star in Splash!

Daily Echo: Conservative MP for Portsmouth North, Penny Mordaunt is to take part in reality show Splash!

6:04pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

A HAMPSHIRE MP is hoping to make a splash by taking part in a diving competition on TV.

Jourdan's bid to become a top model

Daily Echo: Make-up artist Jourdan Walker.

12:30pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

She spends her working days using her skills to help others look beautiful.

Iconic Winchester venue will go mad - but all in a good cause

Daily Echo: Iconic Winchester venue will go mad - but all in a good cause

5:30pm Tuesday 7th January 2014

Winchester’s Guildhall is to host An Enchanted Evening Charity Ball presented by The Mad Hatters.

Hollywood star pops in for dinner at Hampshire pub

Daily Echo: Jennifer Lawrence

11:54am Thursday 2nd January 2014

OSCAR winner Jennifer Lawrence surprised pub goers when she turned up at a Hampshire pub with her boyfriend Nicholas Hoult.

Paddy’s praise for slimming group star

Daily Echo: Paddy’s praise for slimming group star

8:20am Wednesday 1st January 2014

HE’S the television comedian who started out as a fitness instructor before shooting to fame as a gameshow host.



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