Festival Venues and Getting There

Winchester Discovery Centre

WCMF 2013 - DC marketing (large banner)Jewry Street, Winchester, SO23 8SB
01962 873 603
Accessibility: Disabled access and parking
All concerts, except Concert 1 and Concert 6, take place in the Discovery Centre’s vibrant Performance Hall seating 200. The Centre also has a café and gift shop.

St Lawrence in the Square

WCMF 2013 (159 of 292)The Square, SO23 9EX
Accessibility: Ramp access
Concert 1 and Concert 6 take place in the lovely ambience of St Lawrence Church right in the heart of the city. Seating 100, it offers a very intimate and special concert experience.

Local buses

The Park and Ride bus stops a few minutes’ walk away at the southern end of Jewry Street.
Buses stopping outside the Discovery Centre’s entrance are:
1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, X24/25/26, 68, 86, 95/95A/96/96A, 99/X99.

Getting to Winchester by train

Winchester Discovery Centre is a few minutes’ walk from Winchester Station along City Road, then turn right into Jewry Street. For information on train times and/or possible delays/engineering works, please visit: or phone the 24 hour Network Rail National Helpline: 08457 11 41 41

By road

On the M3, leave J11 when coming from the South or J9 from North and follow signs to the city centre.

  • London – M3
  • South Coast – M3 and M27
  • Midlands and North – A34
  • West Country – A303
  • South-East – M20, M25, M3 or A272


There is limited pay-and-display parking at Winchester Discovery Centre; Tower Street car park is a short walk away.