The former entrance from Sparkford Road with the kitchen chimney of the 1960s Dining Hall. The University entrance today, part of the splendid University Centre creating with confidence a new sense of arrival at the University of Winchester. Here is a view up Sparkford Road before the University Centre. … Continue reading Diamond Jubilee Exhibition (A look Back) Part 17
Midsummer Night's Dream directed by Alan Knight at Mottisfont in 1981. Outdoor Summer productions caught the public's attention whether at Mottisfont or at Wolvesey Palace, Winchester. The outdoors provided the opportunity to use extra special effects: in this production towards the climax there was a horse on the stage and also fireworks (and actors) -- all … Continue reading Diamond Jubilee Exhibition (A look Back) Part 16
To the lower right is an image depicting The Dytche and the Library. To the lower left is an image depicting the Library extension being in use. With the arrival of the University Centre in 2005 further facilities became available, especially the Learning Cafe on the top floor, near Reception and the Board Room.
Shoei College Winchester received its first students in September 1982, following negotiations between Principal Rose and his Japanese counterparts. Here we see John Taylor, Chairman of the Governors and Bishop of Winchester, Canon Imai and Dr Naoyuki Okami, then President of Shoei college in Tokyo at the unveiling of a commemorative plaque. To … Continue reading Diamond Jubilee Exhibition (A look Back) Part 12