Winton Players: A Bunch of Amateurs

A Bunch of Amateurs! This will be the very first theatrical production at The Festival Hall, Petersfield, for over 2 years, and we can’t wait to welcome you all back! Grab your tickets online at wintonplayers.org.uk, from the Visitor Centre at The Festival Hall...

Professor Darek Gorecki talks about the human brain.

Professor Darek Gorecki talks to Alan Cosh about the human brain. He was born in Warsaw, Poland where he read medicine and obtained his PhD. His key research interest is pathogenesis of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. He started research in this area as a post-doctoral...

A new cinema in Liphook

There’s great excitement.  Here comes a new, independent boutique, cinema viewing experience. The Living Room Cinema is set to open its doors on Friday 22nd April, in Liphook. Claire Beswick founder and CEO, talks to Noni Needs about what’s on...

the P pod personalities show – 18 April 2022

Claire Vennis and Joff Lacey with Petersfield personalities and their stories. This week the P pod visits the Newman Collard Tennis Club in Liss for their first Club Open Day of the year.  With coaching and taster sessions, Claire and Joff find out more about...

Brian Tippett and Charles Dickens

Brian Tippett a retired Winchester University lecturer on literature talks to Alan Cosh about his talk to U3A in Petersfield about Charles Dicken’s books to screen, and the life and background of this very interesting 19th century writer. Charles Dickens...

Talking Books – April 2022

This Months Programme In addition to talking through what has been read, what is coming up shortly and then a back-listed book, we have an interview with Ben Dark.  Ben is a head gardener, journalist and landscape historian working at the top of British horticulture....

The sounds of the Easter funfair at The Heath

The sounds of fairground rides are ringing in the ears of Petersfield people today, after the Heath welcomed Burnett’s funfair back for Easter. The fair brought a mix of traditional and more modern attractions to Petersfield. Owner Bill Burnett told us custom is...

Petersfield’s Dementia Festival

On 8 April, East Hampshire District Council held a Dementia Festival at Petersfield Festival Hall.  Opened by Damian Hinds MP, a strong supporter of Dementia Friendly training, the list of attractions included: Dementia Friends trainingSolicitor’s adviceA Memory...

Petersfield racing driver Seb Hopkins chats to Alan Cosh

Sebastian Hopkins from Petersfield is racing in the UK Team Parker Racing this season. It is a big step up following his success last season and will be racing in a Porsche Cayman GT4. Alan Cosh talked to him about his expectations this season following his...

Growing Together – mid April 2022

Steve and Claire are back for a second time this month as the growing season hots up – and so does the weather! From their sunny spot on Steve’s Adhurst Estate Allotment, they update on what to sow now and what to pot on, various ways to get rid of slugs,...

Help sick or injured wildlife… if you have a HART

HART Wildlife Rescue, a local registered charity, deals with over 3,000 wildlife casualties every year in Hampshire – and numbers are increasing. Here we hear about the current appeal for drivers – the wildlife hospital needs help from across the...

A professor from Ukraine speaks in Petersfield

Professor Sergey Michalovsky speaks in Petersfield on Tuesday about Ukraine’s past, present and possible futures. David Podger explained the background to this event to Shine Radio’s Stephen Martin. There’s more about the event at...