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Petersfield Open Air Pool – lots going on and coming off!
The pool opens for the new season on 29th April , then on 9th June The Great British Skinny Dip comes to Petersfield.
the P pod – Petersfield personalities – 27 March 2023: Seed Swap
The P pod comes from Petersfield’s first Seed Swap this week, hosted by the Half Moon pub in Sheet, where Joff and Claire meet with Steve Amos, one of the organisers.
This year’s Petersfield in Bloom 2023 has launched and PeCAN have started a Nature Recovery programme, which you can help with from you own garden.
Petersfield Town Football Club rammed with record number of fans for last home game of the season
Co-presenters Kieran Cheeseman & Jo Gray were pitch-side before Party Party at PTFC’s latest matchday – a thrilling atmosphere both on and off the pitch. Join us there!
Drinking with Phill and Mags – April
This month Phill and Mags are out on the town visiting the Auction House and the Townhouse – bit of a house party! Along they way they talk wine, cocktails, queuing at Sainsburys and more.
The Savoy Coffee Shop at the museum reopen
Local ingredients and a passion for coffee
Petersfield finds a Ghanaian flavour
‘Becoming one with the food.’ Listen here for some spicy ideas.
Suzie’s Wilde Walk – The Edge of Reason
I’m walking 60 miles in April for the Stand Up To Cancer Walkies Challenge. Paw-lease show your support and help fund life-saving research by donating to my page.
the P pod – Petersfield personalities – 20 March 2023: Radio Training Day
This week the P pod comes from Churchers College at the Media Skills Development Morning. Claire and Joff speak to media professionals – Richard Gaisford and John Welsman – about their careers and advice for budding journalists.
Gyles Brandreth brings novelty knitwear to Petersfield museum
In 2020, during the Covid-19 pandemic, Gyles Brandreth shared a poem a day on Twitter, and was encouraged to wear his famous jumpers while doing so. There followed a collaboration with Petersfield Museum, via the poetry of Edward Thomas, which resulted in the Fun and Fabulous collection of jumpers on display at the museum.
Gyles chats to Laura Sheppard about the stories behind some of the jumpers.
A collision of music gigs and dance, from SAY
SAY are bringing the infectious energy of music gigs to the dance world. The Album features fast-paced and slick dance routines to incredible music tracks
Sarah Golding chats to Laura Sheppard about the show
Ukrainian choir is organising a fundraising concert at Churchers College in Petersfield
Ukrainian Women’s Choir “Two Colours” is organising a fundraising concert on the 24th of March in Churcher’s College in Petersfield. Its goal is to buy an armoured evacuation vehicle for a Ukrainian front line unit.
Olena Petrovska talks to Laura Sheppard about how the choir was formed.
Talking Books – March 2023
Suzie: We don’t have an author guest this month …
Tim: We have two! John has cleverly extracted Kate Mosse’s interview with you at the launch of Landfall and we’re including highlights
Suzie: That’s brilliant!
DV Mission 48 Hour Film Challenge 2023 – Audio Diary
Gareth from Shine Radio took part in this years DV Mission 48 Hour Film Challenge and made this audio diary of the experience!
Jon Walker – your tributes
We are sorry to report that the Petersfield journalist Jon Walker has died after a short illness. Hear Joff Lacey speak movingly about Jon and what drove him.
It’s St Patrick’s Day – what better day than to hear from a dance caller
It’s St Patrick’s Day today, so what better day is there to hear from a dance caller. Liz Scholey is a dance caller for all sorts of different styles of dancing, as well as a dance teacher, and is calling the dancing at the St Patrick’s celebrations which are fundraising for The Rosemary Foundation.
Liz is talking to Laura Sheppard
Suzie’s Wilde Walk – Struck by Covid
Suzie is struck by the dreaded Covid
The Petersfield In Bloom 2023 Competition Launches
Petersfield In Bloom, the flower growing and display competition, has launched for 2023 and is supported for the first time by the gardening podcast Growing Together.
With 13 categories, including 2 new ones this year: ‘Grow Your Own’ and ‘Special 2023 Coronation Theme’, Kathryn Ellis-Blandford from the town council spoke to Growing Together presenter Claire Vennis about the competition in more detail.
Bright flowers and a blooming start for a new local business
It’s a mater of months since Maia’s Flowers opened for business in Petersfield. We hear how it’s going in the Lavant Street shop during the lead up to what’s expected to be a busy weekend!