Meet the Mantic Muddlers

Barry Rutter, standing, meets Petersfield band the Mantic Muddlers

The Mantic Muddlers are a popular three-piece ‘Roots, Rattle & Roll’ band from Petersfield, who combine a rich influence of blues, folk, rock, rhythm and soul with a passion for performing and delivering their craft.

They officially launch their new album, Tall Tales & The Gospel Truth, at the Real Gone Roots Revue, at St Peter’s Hall, on Saturday, October 26, from 7pm – tickets here.

Barry Rutter went along to meet them.

To hear more of the Mantic Muddlers visit manticmuddlers.co.uk.

the P pod – 14 October

If you love Petersfield, the P pod loves you to listen

Joff Lacey and Claire Vennis are back with the latest P pod, bursting with Petersfield goodness.

This time, Claire and Joff bring you music from local band the Mantic Muddlers while our news reports include the latest on the Post Office opening, how you can view plans for changes at the Festival Hall and how Friday’s storms brought down trees in Petersfield.

Jon Walker of the Petersfield Post reports on a major funding requirement at the Open Air Swimming Pool and we meet John Welsman, a newcomer to Petersfield who is learning his way around the town with his guide dog, Breck.

Our What’s On guide will keep you busy with fun activities across the Petersphere and we also bring you our regular service of weather, sport and fun conversation from the people of Petersfield.

Everything Petersfield is in the P pod.

Don’t forget to tell your friends.

Langrish House and the Talbot Ponsonby family

Known today as an upmarket venue for weddings and corporate entertainment, the history of Langrish House goes back to the seventeenth century, and possibly beyond.

The ‘Lady of the Manor’ explains some of the property’s history and its association with eight generations of the Talbot Ponsonby family.

Robina Talbot Ponsonby is speaking to Claire Vennis of Petersfield Community Radio.

Langrish House

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This interview first appeared in the P pod, Petersfield’s regular mix of news, views and interviews for, about and by the people of Petersfield.

Petersfield weather with Richard Marks

It’s Saturday 12 October 2019 and the wet and windy weather continues across the Petersphere. There are some brighter moments, as Richard explains in his latest forecast.

Fun fact: Richard always stands outside when recording his forecasts to get even closer to the elements.

Twice a week, local meteorologist Richard Marks updates you on the latest weather conditions for Petersfield.

Richard’s records of measured conditions in the area stretch back for decades so he can compare today’s weather to that of the past, and because he’s focused purely on Petersfield, Richard’s forecast takes into account the unique properties of our local microclimate.

Now available as a podcast

If you use a podcast app, you can now subscribe to Petersfield Weather with Richard Marks to get the latest forecast delivered direct to your device.

Just search for Petersfield Weather on your favourite podcast app and click Subscribe. Or use this link.

If you enjoy the podcast, do rate and review Richard’s forecast. He’d like that very much.

Money Moment with Martin Bamford

It’s Martin Bamford’s weekly round up of the money news that could inform your investment and spending decisions.

This week:

  • how the new £20 bank note will help fight forgery
  • will we discover who is behind this week’s big Euro Millions win?
  • is the value of your house going up or down?
  • why Barlcays Bank is under fire for its decision to end cash withdrawals at the Post Office.

Brought to you with Informed Choice independent financial planners of Petersfield.

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