On Monday 5th November 2018, globally renowned string quartet, The Doric String Quartet will perform composer Joseph Haydn’s masterpiece, The Seven Last Words of Christ in the Quire of Winchester Cathedral.
Winners of the 2008 Osaka International Chamber Music Competition in Japan and 2nd prize at the Premio Paolo Borciani International String Quartet Competition in Italy, the Doric String Quartet has received critical acclaim from audiences and critics across the globe and is firmly established as one of the leading quartets of its generation.
A free event, facilitated by Winchester College, the performance will be interspersed with readings by local school pupils of poetry from World War I to mark the Armistice Centenary. Those taking part include pupils from Winchester College, St Swithun’s, Peter Symonds College, and Barton Peveril College.
15th March 2019
On Tuesday 12th March 2019, Winchester College’s Natural History Society welcomed Dr Jane Goodall, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace for the annual Duncan Stewart Lecture where she addressed an audience of more than 450 people.
9th September 2019
Celebrated as having the "most beautiful setting" in The Week's Independent Schools Guide 2019, some of those responsible for creating and maintaining this stunning environment write about the challenges and joys of working at the school.
15th August 2019
As part of its commitment to improve access to all, the school has started to run tours for the visually impaired, which are providing a different perspective on many aspects of the school for everyone involved as guides and participants are encouraged to experience the medieval buildings and environment in new ways.
18th June 2019
A beautiful new publication showcases 50 treasures from the school's outstanding collections.
10th May 2019
Winchester College Chapel Choir joined three others for an historic Evensong, continuing the tradition of the four choirs gathering as part of their Amicabilis Concordia, signed in 1444.
7th March 2019
Pupil, Arthur Lyhne-Gold highlights why the famous choral music, sung by the Chapel Choir at this years’ service, came to be.