17 November 2017
In this blog, guest lecturer, Dr Jennifer Evans, senior lecturer in the history group at the University of Herefordshire, offers us a preview of her talk, showcasing some of the astonishing items that were once used to ‘get in the mood’.
02 November 2017
At this time of year, death seems to be a prominent theme: today is All Souls' Day and this week has seen also seen Halloween. It feels like an appropriate time to reflect on the University's Death and the Maiden conference which took place in July.
23 October 2017
We chat to David Suchet about his career, his acting philosophies and his thoughts about playing such a well-known character.
25 August 2017
Elizabeth Maille graduated from Dramatic Arts at the University of Winchester in 2011. She has since gone on to study at a prolific US drama school and craft a career in theatre and film acting in New York. We chatted to her about her experiences.
11 August 2017
BAFTA-winning producer and drama graduate of King Alfred's College, Vanessa Amberleigh is an executive producer at CBeebies. She tells us about her career and gives an insight into writing for an audience with the best imaginations in the world.
07 June 2017
Mexican arts manager Adriana Alvarado Padilla is studying for a Masters in Cultural and Arts Management. She explains how music can break down barriers and how she's bringing the traditional Mexican gathering Fandango to Winchester in a unique festival.
21 April 2017
To mark World Book Night, University academics based in the Department of English, Creative Writing and American Studies recommend a book that has a special meaning for them. Read their recommendations and perhaps be inspired to pick up a copy.
14 December 2016
Considered one of the few female Muslim voices on the political stage, journalist, author and political commentator Yasmin Alibhai-Brown was born in Uganda in 1949, before moving to Britain in 1972.Last night, Yasmin spoke at the University abou...
08 December 2016
In October, a small group of second-year students studying on the University of Winchester's Musical Theatre BA course took part in a workshop with award-winning writer, composer and lyricist Dougal Irvine on his new musical adaptation of Eric Idl...
27 July 2016
What is ordinary life in an exceptional space, or transnational space beyond normative markers of ordinariness? How do individuals negotiate the exceptional in their everyday lives?The Ordinary Times workshop – a collaborative project developed by ...