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.
7th November 2019
Further success for upper-sixth musician Luke, who has been appointed Organ Scholar of Worcester Cathedral for 2020-21. His role will involve playing in Cathedral services and helping train the choristers.
4th November 2019
At the opening of the Cameron Bespolka Outdoor Classroom, we welcomed family, friends, teachers and House staff to remember Cameron and celebrate his legacy in the form of this inspiring new learning space.
1st November 2019
Not many schools have their own River Keeper. Mark Sankey tells us about managing the water meadows, the biodiversity of the Itchen, and filming with the BBC.
19th October 2019
Hampshire students gathered at Winchester College for a celebration of the work of poet John Keats and to receive their prizes following a county-wide essay competition.
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.