Art and culture
Culture lovers will find plenty to occupy them in Winchester. The city has a wealth of accomplished artists, designers and craftspeople working and living in the area. Southampton University's renowned School of Art thrives in Winchester, as do a host of arts festivals and a range of popular live performance venues including the Theatre Royal. Modern art and striking architecture sit side-by-side with historic buildings, monuments and museums in the ancient capital of England.
For a taste of the many artists at work in the area, take a look at the recently revised Eye-openers download a copy here (1,181 KB) and take a self-guided tour of the city's visual arts and crafts.