BBC Deputy Political Editor opens Gratton Festival

Press Release: 01/07/2014

James Landale, The Mayor and John Polak at The Gratton Festival

The BBC’s Deputy Political Editor, James Landale, opened the Gratton Festival on Saturday 28 June in Sutton Scotney near Winchester. The event was also attended by the Mayor of Winchester, Cllr Eileen Berry.

The event raised money to help maintain The Gratton recreation space in the heart of the village and saw the first use of the City Council’s new portable events stage, ‘Your Space’.

The mobile stage is a unique design, created by Winchester-based architecture practice Design Engine and constructed by Maltbury Staging.

To find out more about the Gratton Trust visit: To find out more about booking Winchester City Council’s mobile stage visit: