HAMPSHIRE OPEN STUDIOS
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HAMPSHIRE OPEN STUDIOS

Follow the Hampshire Open Studios art trail A free art trail across more than 290 venues for the visiting public to meet artists in their homes, studios and galleries. If you are not sure where to start, some mini trails have been suggested on the website for each area around the county. There are a…

SUMMER CAMPS/ACTIVITIES FOR ALL THE KIDS TO ENJOY
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SUMMER CAMPS/ACTIVITIES FOR ALL THE KIDS TO ENJOY

SOUTHAMPTON WEST: Southampton Sports Centre, Children’s Pleasure Park. Ski slopes and tennis courts, Golf Course Road, Bassett. Call 07809 151365 Parthian Climbing Southampton, climbing for all ages, Unit E 1, Adanac Drive. Kidz Camps UK – multi-activity courses at Richard Tauntons College, SO15 5RL. Call 02380 000421. Kidzcamps-uk.com Southampton Water Activities Centre, Floating Bridge Rd,…

THE BOOK I WISH I HAD BEEN GIVEN BY STEPH ANDREWS
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THE BOOK I WISH I HAD BEEN GIVEN BY STEPH ANDREWS

Starting school is a sink or swim moment for children with ASD, Dyspraxia, ADHD and Special Educational Needs. My own son was thrown out of his pre-school on the day he was assessed, having been diagnosed with Dyspraxia age 2. Although not diagnosed with Autism until age 5, I quickly realised that we needed to…

READER’S RANT: UNINTENTIONALLY OFFENDED
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READER’S RANT: UNINTENTIONALLY OFFENDED

Thankfully, most of our readers enjoy getting Discover and appreciate the free, entertaining and useful information we include alongside the local advertisers who are ready and waiting to provide a service or product to the community. Reader feedback follows the good old 80/20 rule; 80% is positive and 20% not negative as such (in fact…

PRINCE CHARLES SEES LICORICIA NOW IN HER RIGHTFUL PLACE
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PRINCE CHARLES SEES LICORICIA NOW IN HER RIGHTFUL PLACE

Winchester’s important Jewish past has been thrown under the national spotlight after the unveiling of the statue of Licoricia, a prominent member of the city’s 13th century Jewish community. She became a financier to Henry 111 and played a crucial role in the rebuilding of Westminster Abbey. The Prince of Wales viewed the life-sized bronze…

PORTSMOUTH PLANS FOR QUEEN’S PLATINUM JUBILEE
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PORTSMOUTH PLANS FOR QUEEN’S PLATINUM JUBILEE

Big Lunch events, lighting beacons in the north and south of the city, grants for environmentally friendly legacy projects and a weekend of street parties are among the exciting plans Portsmouth City Council has to mark the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty’s accession on 6 February 1952. In the UK, an extra bank holiday has…

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