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Ice rink Skating under the shadow of the Cathedral

Winter in Hampshire - things to do, photography and walks to enjoy

A collection of walks, places to visit, events and photography for you to enjoy throughout the winter months in Hampshire

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New pub in Odiham - The George

This Christmas, Odiham village are enjoying the gift of a new pub, The George by Bel & The Dragon group. The Country Inn will bring great British food, an extensive selection of fine wine, and comfortable style to this gorgeous part of Hampshire in a Grade-II listed building that retains many of its original features.

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Photo by Martin Pullan

Things to do in Whitchurch - shopping, eating out and more

Indulge yourself over the holidays with a visit to this festive North Hampshire town and its historical silk mill

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High Street - photo by Joe Low

Christmas in Winchester - things to see and do

Treat yourself this yuletide with a trip to the Christmas capital of the south. With secrets and magic at every turn, you won’t be disappointed on a day out in Winchester

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The main MCZs that need our help

How you can help preserve the shores of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

The Wildlife Trust works tirelessly to protect our local and well-loved species inland, but what about those out on our beloved coastline? Kizzie Henderson explains why your help is needed to preserve the shores of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

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Events

Hampshire Life December 2014 - buyamag.co.uk/hampshire

Things to do in Hampshire this weekend

Great things to do in Hampshire this weekend: art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas.

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Waterloo - The Best of Abba Tribute Show coming to Southsea

Introducing Waterloo - The Best of Abba Tribute show presented by Sweeney Entertainments and Produced and Directed by James Baker.

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Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market

Festive events and things to do this December in Hampshire - Christmas 2014

Entertain yourself in the lead up to the big day with our pick of the best festive events

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Wink Hair and Beauty

Festive fun at Wink Portsmouth

Wink, Portsmouth Dockyard is hosting an evening of festive fun on Thursday 13 November.

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The Murray Parish Trust to hold inaugural charity ball - discounted rate for Hampshire Life readers

Local actors Sarah Parish and James Murray would like to treat you to a pre christmas extravaganza. The Murray Parish Trust is holding it’s inaugural charity ball, The Odd Ball on Friday 28 November 2014 at the Royal Garden Hotel, 2-24 Kensington High Street, London W8 4PT.

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Food and Drink

New pub in Odiham - The George

This Christmas, Odiham village are enjoying the gift of a new pub, The George by Bel & The Dragon group. The Country Inn will bring great British food, an extensive selection of fine wine, and comfortable style to this gorgeous part of Hampshire in a Grade-II listed building that retains many of its original features.

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Alex Bridger and her husband Simon on their farm near Petersfield

Getting the turkeys ready for Christmas at Ashford Farm near Petersfield

While most of us are still shopping for sprouts and last minute presents Alex Bridger of Ashford Farm near Petersfield is getting 1,000 turkeys ready for the big day. She tells Fran Benson what it’s like being a farmer’s wife at Christmas

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Christmas Cake Baked Alaska recipe

There’s something magical about baked Alaska; seeing the snowy mounds come out of the oven, then discovering the frozen ice cream within. The trick is to pre-scoop the ice cream, then re-freeze the balls so that they’re very cold and hard before you start. You can also make this post-Christmas with leftover Christmas pudding, if there is such a thing in your house.

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Photo by Maja Smend

Recipe - Apple and Mincemeat Tarts

Serving 12, try out this delicious festive recipe this Christmas

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People

Common Christmas mishearings and classic family catchphrases

Every family has their own mishearings and malapropisms, and the van Schaicks are no different. This month Chris lets us in to a few expressions sure to be heard in his house over the festive period

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Liz and Moira

Hampshire neighbours create character and book encouraging children to enjoy the outdoors

Liz Nankivell and Moira Blackwell are on a mission to encourage children to enjoy the outdoors, with a little help from a certain furry friend

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Waterloo - The Best of Abba Tribute Show coming to Southsea

Introducing Waterloo - The Best of Abba Tribute show presented by Sweeney Entertainments and Produced and Directed by James Baker.

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Illustration by Lucy Atkinson

Nativities, gifts and a Christmas feast to prepare - Margot tries the good life

With nativities to attend, homemade gifts to attempt and a Christmas feast to prepare, Margot has got her work cut out for her this Yuletide

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