Memories of Winchester

May 2008, and the city of Winchester hosted a festival of music and dance, with the streets closed to traffic and thronged with entertainers, market stalls and happy crowds. I was part of the band playing for Whitethorn Morris at this event and enjoyed my visit to Winchester. As I walked (...Read full memory)

I started work at the Hampshire Chronicle offices in the High Street as a cub reporter in the early 1960's under the benign eye of Monica Woodhouse and news editor 'Jock' Coutts. It was a great place to be - we reported on every court from magistrates to assizes, every council from parish to county, we did (...Read full memory)

The boy in the photograph is my grandfather, Herbert Ward, who was born in Winchester in 1911.

This was a pub in Winchester near the train station. I used to go there around 1966 to 1972 ish. Wondering if anyone else remembers the place. I was at sea and spent many hours there whilst on leave. Philip duncombe.

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