Winchester Magazine Christmas Issue 2017 Winchester Magazine Christmas Issue 2017 - Page 3

H E LLO WELCOME TO WINCHESTER MAGAZINE ISSUE ELEVEN CHRISTMAS 2017 WHAT’S INSIDE... WE’RE FEELING FESTIVE! Festive feasting, entertaining and merriment There’s no better place to be at Christmas than in Winchester. From the bustling Christmas market full of local traders to the sweet singing of the choristers in the cathedral choir, city traditions great and small all contribute to a fabulous festive season. Sweet singing with the cathedral choir choristers Meet Father Christmas across the city Local specialists, makers, movers and shakers Winchester Magazine is published quarterly, with a print run of 10,000. Our next issue (Spring) is out in February. For all advertising enquiries: Vicky on 07490 188 439 For editorial enquiries: Liz on 07930 324 623 With thanks to: Charlotte Clifford, Rachel Martin at Rosemount Design, Michael Butters Photography, Evie Smith Photography, ADH Printing Designed by: We Are 778 Cover image courtesy of : Stephen Millership at Kingsgate Books & Prints This issue we bring you an eclectic mix of Winter activities to choose from – from ice skating and lantern making to historical walking tours and alfresco city sketching. We meet the Bishop of Winchester, Tim Dakin, who shares what Christmas means to him, and find out what local actress Sarah Parish will be doing to celebrate with ‘a big gang of family’. You’ll also find pages of great ideas for places to wine and dine – from small independents offering great Hampshire fare to luxury hotels hosting New Year’s Eve celebrations with aplomb. Book up an office Christmas party with a difference with our guide to great nights out, and shop for inspirational gifts from specialists across the city. Next year will be our fourth year in publishing and we’d like to say a big thank-you to our advertisers, who help us to create a magazine we’re really proud of. We wish them, and you, a very happy Christmas. Enjoy! Liz Liz Kavanagh Winchester Magazine FINALIST busi ness excel l ence aw ards 2016 3