Christmas Show 3rd Dec 2016
Hallelujah - The Major had a great time at our Christmas Show.
During a relatively short autumn term, all our bands worked hard and preparing great sounding, well-crafted, fun and original songs. When it came to our show, nerves were strong for some of our newcomers, but everyone stepped up in dealing with them and helping others deal with theirs. Along with showing really strong communication between everyone, the result was a really strong gig with a very warm, appreciative audience. Included in the audience was the Mayor of Winchester, Cllr Jane Rutter who tweeted how much she enjoyed the show and joining the Tutors in their rendition of Hallelujah. We now look forward to another term of marvellous music making and performance opportunities. Watch this space!
Summer Show 6th July 2016
Heroes - Just for one day!
Winnall Rock School’s 12th Summer Show showcased the emerging talent of 30 young musicians from this year’s workshops as they strutted their stuff on the Theatre Royal stage. From the light catchy songs, of primary school girls’ debutant band Frozen Hearts and the exuberant rocking cliches from the young boys in The Pickheads, a splendid evening ensued. After watching the talent on show, Mayor, Cllr Jane Rutter was on hand to congratulate the winners of this year’s awards who had shown particular passion and effort in their music making. The Hyde Rangers, formed in the rock school’s adult workshops, also excitedly made their stage debut and were cheered on by the enthusiastic audience whipped up by compere Chris Redmond. A moving and joyful rendition of David Bowie’s “Heroes” from the whole school topped off a fine evening.
Christmas Show 5th Dec 2015
Our Christmas show was a complete success, held again at The Winnall Community Centre on Saturday 5th December. We are proud of all participants and thank eveyrone for coming!
Winchester Christmas Lights Switch On
We will have a special performance at the Winchester Christmas Lights Switch On event on Tuesday November 10th in the Cathedral grounds, featuring 2 of our Rock 1 bands performing origonal songs! We are pround to take part of this exciting event for the city!
Fancy singing in a Choir?
The Winnall Rock School is looking to the community for ideas on creating the best Adult Choir possible. This Choir will liven up the community as well as bring some cruically needed funding into the WRS Charity. Please fill out the questionnaire with your thoughts here.
Summer Show 17th July 2015
The spontaneous standing ovation said it all. Our Summer Show was brilliant. Well done to all the performers and our magnificent anglo–italian audience for making it such a great night. Check out the photos from the show in the Gallery!
If you want to join us to be in our next show then find out more on our Courses page and email us with your contact details. We will rock you!
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2015 HAT FAIR Performance!
A HUGE well done and thanks to all who performed at Har Fair! You were all brilliant and an inspiration to watch! You represented yourselves and WRS very well. Thank You!! Check out the gallery for pics during the gig!
Now Adults can join the fun too!
The Winnall Rock School is looking to make better use of its facilities at KAYAC to help maintain its core service providing free band workshops for young people. Consequently, we are starting two new charged services for adults. Find out more on our Courses page.
Our Christmas 2014 Show
Our Christmas show was held at The Winnall Community Centre on Saturday 13th December. Thanks to all who participated and attended, it was one of our most successful shows to date, and we are very proud of the great performace from all of the bands!
WRS was invited to contribute to Winchester's biggest annual gathering of people - The 2014 Winchester Round Table Fireworks and Bonfire on Saturday 8th November!
We have written two original songs that were played to the 20,000+ gathering that famously occurs each bonfire weekend here in Winchester. You can listen to the tracks on our Music Page.
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Winnall Rock School is currently looking at its future development and is keen to hear ideas from all its stakeholders and potential partners. Please contact us if you’d like to get involved.