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September 17 2014 Latest news:
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Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, is mobilising its legions of supporters throughout Dorset and beyond as it bids to win the My Theatre Matters! Most Welcoming Theatre Award at the annual UK Theatre Awards.
With views overlooking Poole Harbour, Studland and Brownsea Island, as well as a host of things to see and do, it’s not altogether surprising that this is the fourth most expensive area to live on the planet after London, Manhattan and Moscow! Words by Andy Greeves
Some of the latest news, views and stories from Hampshire and Dorset
One of Winchester’s bastions of business, lettings firm Penyards Property Management celebrated its 25th anniversary last month at Hotel du Vin.
Staff and friends of the business gathered last month at Parley Manor to mark the 100th anniversary of chartered accountants and business advisers Princecroft Willis. The sun shone on the day and a great time was had by all.
Great things to do in Dorset this weekend: art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas.
Great things to do in Hampshire this weekend: art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas.
Bournemouth Folk Club shows at Ocean View Hotel this month
17th September 2014 - Winchester Science Centre is proud to announce the first screening of the beautiful 46 minute fulldome film; Ancient Skies, followed by Q&A with the Director, Grant Wakefield.
Inside Out Dorset, the biennial festival of high quality, large-scale outdoor performance and arts produced by Activate Performing Arts, opens on Friday September 12 as French trapeze specialists CirkVOST present the British premiere of their spectacular new show BOO!
Walking along the southern fringes of the New Forest National Park offers lovely coastal views, picturesque villages and a fascinating history, writes Steve Davison.
Here in the south we are blessed with the most beautiful countryside, and even more fortunately, the stunning vista that is the Scottish Highlands is just a few hours away
Tom Parker Bowles has got a craving for crayfish, and he doesn’t care who knows it
Tom treasures the fleeting season when we can enjoy this delicious offering
Spice up your month with this healthy alternative to a traditional beef burger
A taste-bud tantalising dish to indulge your special someone this Valentine’s Day
Paul Reed, head chef of Penn Hill’s new dining experience, Jenkins & Sons, shares his recipe for a delicious winter warming pudding
As much as we’d all love to dine out every night of the week, there isn’t always the time, so this month we’ve compiled our favourite local places that offer great food for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own home
Whether you’re looking for fine dining, pub food, a romantic meal for 2 or a taste of something from further afield, eating out in Hampshire and Dorset really has something for everyone. Here’s our guide to the best local restaurants and pubs
Keep the sand between your toes and not in your lunch says Alice Cooke, with these gorgeous places to eat on the beach
Local musician Paul Kinvig, is set to showcase his eclectic talent this August bank holiday weekend at Patrick’s Restaurant, Bar and Event Catering, with an intimate acoustic set inspired by greats such as James Taylor, George Michael, Hall & Oates, Paul Carrack and Mike and the Mechanics.
Fogo Gaucho invited guests to the opening of the their new restaurant in Southampton’s high street last month.
Decadent, contemporary or just plain comfortable – hotel interiors vary as much as personal tastes but some are simply super stylish. Sara Niven Smith checks out the interiors of four top local ones and shares a few tips on how to enjoy a similar feel at home
Tony Edwards of Atlas Ceramics gives us his top five tips for laying a floor tile
The decisions you make when thinking about the kitchen of your dreams will live with you for many years to come. Here’s a list of points to consider when building the perfect kitchen...
With an increasing number of people working from home, a small desk and chair in a pokey corner just won’t cut the mustard anymore
Kirstie Allsopp shares her passion for craft with Liz Kavanagh
Angela Hartnett tells Liz Kavanagh why she has returned to her Italian roots at Limewood
Here, we reminisce and compile some of the celebrity quotes that really stood out in our magazine interviews
As a second series of ITV’s Dorset-based documentary Harbour Lives hits our screens this month, the show’s presenter Ben Fogle talks to Andy Greeves about his long-standing affection for the county
ITV presenter Alastair Stewart, OBE, has been reading the news for over 30 years. But away from work, he loves nothing better than spending time around the table with his family in Hampshire, as Liz Kavanagh discovered
Tips to keep your garden as bright as we hope this season will continue to be
Book your tickets now for The English Garden magazine’s new summer plant fair in Sussex
With Chelsea Flower Show just around the corner, our gardening expert Norman Hambrook is turning his thoughts to design
We take the beauty of the colour green for granted, says our gardening expert Norman Hambrook
In spite of our sodden winter, spring is well on her way