30th June to 21st August 2015 Exhibition& sale of painting by local artist Phyllis Joan Watson (1921-2011) Joan took up painting as a hobby in her fifties and was a member of the Romsey Art Group for many years. She perfected her art using oils, acrylics and watercolours and produce works in a variety of subjects. Her family’s wish is that all proceeds from the sale of her paintings will go to Dementia UK. Thank you for your support
Tickets: £7.50 Don your cowboy boots and hats and dosee doe on down to Hanger farm for a Night of Country music and dancing for CLIC Sargent! Hoe down starts at 7.30pm Pick up trucks at 11.00 pm Music from DJ Pete Le Gros with Special Guest Artists Food available to purchase from The Whole Hog All proceeds to CLIC Sargent Supporting children and young people living with Cancer
Tickets: £10.00 A return visit by renowned guitarist Michael Hanson. Following two sellout performances with the Rhythm & Blues Factory, this evening will reunite the original members of the organ trio GB3, plus old friends Dave Swift and Roger Beaujolais. This high energy band promises a fabulous night of Latin, Jazz and Blues incorporating old favourites with original compositions.
Tickets: £12.00 in advance /£15.00 on the door This iconic album, produced by Lou Adler and released in 1971 has influenced popular music and singer-songwriters since it’s release. It is one of the best-selling albums of all time, with over 25 million copies sold worldwide, and has received four Grammy Awards in 1972, including Album of the Year. As recently as 2003, Tapestry was ranked number 36 on Rolling Stone list of the 500 greatest albums of all time, showing how influential it has been m[...]
Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 concessions Check in again for more love and laughter as new arrival Richard Gere joins an all-star ensemble cast — including Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy and Dev Patel — returning for this heartwarming sequel to The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel! Now that his first venture has been proven successful, ever-confident Sonny (Patel) is busy juggling plans for a second resort…as well as his own wedding. But his efforts are constantly hampered by hilarious complicati[...]
Tickets: £15 / £13 concessions Multi award winning comedian Sean Hughes is back with a new show Mumbo Jumbo. Throughout his life he has been battling to stay on the right side of sanity. This is because in middle age he has realised that the two sides of his brain are in constant conflict. There is common sense against mumbo jumbo and mumbo jumbo seems to have the upper hand. The show consists of stories including being serenaded at the break of dawn by Robert Smith, trekking mountain gorillas [...]
SOLD OUT! Falkland's War Veteran, author and public speaker, Simon Weston OBE is taking to the stage for the firsttime ever to tell his no holds barred story with his UK tour of My Life; My Story. From his own unique perspective, Simon will share shocking truths about the conflict, about the day the RFA Sir Galahad was attacked and about the impact the event and its consequences have had since. Guiding him from that fateful day to current times is one of his closest friends David Fitzgerald[...]
Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 The separate lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a party in 1932 in a country house in England blur as they investigate a murder amongst them. With a glittering cast of well-known faces, you might remember the 30’s extravagance, but do you remember who dunnit! A modern movie classic to kick start Hanger Farm’s Throwback Thursdays!
We will be serving tea, coffee and cake lovingly supplied by our volunteers in return for donations for Macmillan in this epic national fundraising event! Macmillan support people facing cancer; last year we raised over £240 for the charity and we hope to make this year’s event even bigger! Local crafts will be on sale for donations to Macmillan and the wonderful ‘Empty Frets’ will be playing live for us too!
Tickets £10 in advance / £12 on the door Stompin' Dave and his Bluegrass Band are back at Hanger Farm Arts Centre on Friday 25th September. The band features "One of the world's greatest performers" according to Maverick in the shape of Stompin' Dave Allen. Dave who performs on vocals, five-string banjo, guitar, flatfoot dancing, etc. has worked exclusively as a musician for fifteen years and performed across the UK and beyond. A former member of UK blues band of the year The Producers, Dave wa[...]
Tickets: £12.50 BBC award winner Lucy Ward with her full band performing songs from her brand new album, ‘I Dreamt I Was A Bird’, plus everything else you expect from this favourite of the UK folk and acoustic music scene. Singer songwriter Lucy Ward is a consummate performer who delights audiences with her beautiful voice, the depth and originality of her song writing and her witty and warm stage persona. To celebrate the release of 'I Dreamt I Was A Bird' Lucy will be accompanied by a band [...]
Tickets: £14.00 / £12.00 concessions Following a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, receiving 4 stars from Broadway Baby, this is Bookends’ triumphant return to Hanger Farm Arts Centre with their moving and powerful live performance and multimedia show that takes a chronological journey through the friendship and career of Simon & Garfunkel. Following a BBC Radio tour, the show was described as a “must see” with Bookends being labeled as the most authentic sounding tribute to th[...]
Tickets: £14.00 / £12.00 concessions Remember those fantastic hits from the sixties and seventies? Perhaps you were there or your Mother told you about them! Join THE DAISYBELLES for another sparkling compilation show, featuring some of the best and most well-known songs from that time when there were so many brilliant melodies and fantastic performers. With wonderful music from early sixties pop to disco fever , with lots in-between, this promises to be a glittering evening of musical entertai[...]
Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 Maria Altman (Helen Mirren) sought to regain a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II. She did so not just to regain what was rightfully hers, but also to obtain some measure of justice. Co-starring Ryan Reynolds, an octogenarian Jewish refugee takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
Tickets: £17.50 / £16.00 concessions We are thrilled to be welcoming back the fantastically talented Richard Digance..... a real Hanger Farm favourite! Richard is a BAFTA Nominated entertainer and a Gold Award recipient from The British Academy of Composers and Songwriters. He is also listed in the Virgin Anthology of Music as an influential writer of comedic songs. Richard will be touring in 2015 with a new one-man show, new material in the first half and golden oldies to take you back in [...]
Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 concessions Saturday 10th October at 11am and 2pm! Sophie Bucket lives on a farm with her Dad. She spends all of her time day-dreaming, but most of her time alone. If only she had a little friend to share her adventures. One day, Sophie finds an egg. She keeps it warm, and out pops a cuddly,toothy, burpy, baby MONSTER! And this is when the fun begins. Join us down on the farm for adventures with Sophie and her new friend George, the most lovable monster in the land![...]
Tickets: £12.00 / £10.00 concession Stand-up poet, armchair revolutionary and recumbent rocker, Elvis is the sole resident of The Graceland Caravan Park somewhere in the middle of nowhere where he scribbles verse whilst drinking malt whisky and listening to Johnny Cash. He appears regularly on BBC Radio 4 and occasionally on the telly. His sitcom, ‘Elvis McGonagall Takes A Look On The Bright Side’ was recently broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Come and see his new show Countrybile fresh, from this y[...]
Tickets: £15.00 / £13.00 concessions Chris While (VOCALS, GUITAR, BANJO, DULCIMER, BODHRAN AND PERCUSSION) & Julie Matthews (VOCALS, PIANO, GUITAR, MANDOLIN AND BOUZOUKI) are breathtaking singers, songwriters, musicians and performers whose energy and commitment to their craft and their audience is boundless. They have been hailed the best and most hard working acoustic duo on the folk roots scene. Though internationally acclaimed, they continue to be a leading force on the UK's acoustic/roo[...]
Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 The Last 5 Years, by Tony award winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown, is a musical deconstruction of a love affair and a marriage taking place over a five year period. Their story is told almost entirely through songs using an ingenious intercutting time line to move through their lives. With the beautiful voices of Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan, you’ll be captivated by the freshness and sincere charm of this off-Broadway musical movie.
Tickets: £15.00 Award winning radio and TV presenter Iain Lee picks some of the most hilarious moments from the history of the wireless… Why did Nicky Campbell drop himself in it when talking about foxes? What do callers to local radio REALLY think about Mayor Boris Johnson and surely old lady professors know what you can and what you most definitely can't say on the radio? These are the clips that all radio presenters would rather you forgot, and Iain has collected them into an hilari[...]
Tickets: £12.00 / £10.00 concessions Warnings to the Curious is an original one-man show based around the Edwardian era's greatest ghost stories. These tales of the great M. R . James are brought to Hanger Farm by 'Dont Go Into The Cellar' productions, whose brilliant Tales of Sherlock Holmes went down a treat earlier this year! Atmospheric, spooky and with plenty of macabre humour, the show is guaranteed to make audiences fear that there might be such things as ghosts, after all!
Tickets: £7.00 (advance) £10.00 (on the door) Free’s Company - the UK’s definitive Free and Bad Company tribute band return to Hanger Farm after the huge success of their 2013 and 2014 shows.. The band are establishing themselves as a regular headline touring act around the country and further afield, building a reputation for providing an energised and professional show. The band members are all experienced musicians having toured the world and performed at a variety of renowned venues. [...]
Tickets: £10.00 Tues 27th Oct - Friday 30 Oct 2015 at 7.30pm Strap on your bell-bottoms and blow a man down for permission to come aboard Pocket Theatre’s naughty, nautical knockdown romp, HMS Pinafore! This innovative theatre group have made a name for themselves with small-scale, high energy productions across the south. Director David Tatnall promises an evening of sailors, singing, ships, whips, piranhas, panties, shanties and sauce!
Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 Concessions A female landscape-gardener is awarded the esteemed assignment to construct the grand gardens at Versailles, a gilt-edged position which thrusts her to the very centre of the court of King Louis XIV. Kate Winslet and Alan Rickman bring a touch of class to an opulent period drama about gardening!
Tickets: £8.00 / £4.00 concessions Shaun has formed orchestras & bands from strangers on the London Underground, Edinburgh Fringe and Glastonbury Festival. Now he's trying to find 100 musicians over 10 days, in 10 different cities, to play from 1,000 pages of music. 10 pop-up concerts! Will he succeed? Come find out in this comedy talk/presentation followed by a one-off concert with special guests to be announced shortly!
Tickets: £14.00 / £12.00 Returning to Hanger Farm, to paying tribute to JimiHendrix & Cream - Voodoo Room are a stunning "Power Trio" featuring some of the UK's finest musicians, performing an incredible show in the true spirit of these legendary superstars. Their credits include: Steve Winwood, Duran Duran, Ben E. King, Fish, Thunder, Jo Harman etc. "INCREDIBLE MUSICIANS!" - Neneh Cherry. "OUTSTANDING."- Blues In The South Magazine
Tickets: £12.00 / £10.00 Blues, Ragtime, Hot Jazz, Songs and Dances from long ago. Working backwards from the 1930s, the FB Pocket Orchestra explores repertoire that formed the embryo of what is now known as popular music. The members originally began playing together simply as an exercise in exploring heritage repertoire - taking on a few informal performances and recording dates as schedules allowed. The FBPO became an 'official' project in the spring of 2012 and released its first album i[...]
Tickets: £12.00 / £10.00 concessions The self-proclaimed 'absolute lad' is back with an all new stand-up show, following appearances on Live at the Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and a wine tour of the French Riviera. There’s a good chance you'll Lycett. Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee. ‘Cheeky, warm and super-funny’ (Time Out). ‘A growing force on the UK stand-up circuit…left the audience wanting more’ (Telegraph). ‘Entertainingly mischievous’ (Guardian). ‘Finds brilliance in[...]
Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 concessions Two sisters, Janet & Ursula, befriend a mysterious foreigner who washes up on the beach of their 1930's Cornish seaside village. Starring Maggie Smith and Judi Dench Ladies in Lavender is a classic movie with its gentle theme, beautiful setting, exquisite performances and strong story line.
Tickets: £12.00 / £10.00 A captivating twist on an original tale By Jacqueline Avery with music by Joe Butcher A war-torn soldier & an obstinate princess discover the unbreakable bonds of true love aided by three unearthly dogs, a magic tinderbox, & a strange, wizened woman. An old Hans Christian Andersen story given an illuminating twist – told by AsOne’s AsCend ensemble has heart & soul. Tinderbox is an audio-visual treat to thrill all the family. Powerful, physical stor[...]
Tickets: £18.00 / £16.00 concs Several years ago the most entertaining magic guy in the world, Paul Daniels, together with his wife, Debbie McGee, toured with a small, intimate, magic show and had so much fun they have decided to do it again. They will be bringing their night of bafflement and laughter up and down the country with a unique show that is definitely not to be missed. For many years the Paul Daniels Magic Show ruled the airwaves and since then his live shows have been winning awa[...]
Tickets: £14.00 / £12.00 concessions Sarah McQuaid’s voice has been likened to malt whiskey, melted chocolate and “honey poured into wine” (Minor 7th). Her new album Walking Into White (2015) is her most honest and adventurous work to date, with a depth and texture of soundscape that are reflected in her beautifully crafted live shows. A captivating performer, she seduces her audience with cheeky banter and stories from the road, as well as with stunning musicianship; in her hands, the guitar b[...]
Tickets: £9.00 / £7.00 concessions The Per Piacere Chamber Orchestra is based in Southampton and has a core repertoire drawn from the 18th and early 19th centuries, the Classical period, with occasional visits to the later Romantic and Modern periods. Beethoven Overture to King Stephen. Haydn Symphony No 104 ‘The London’ Stravinsky Danses Concertantes Schubert Symphony no 4 Visit www.per-piacere.com for more information
Tickets: £8.00 Thursday 3rd December 7.30, Friday 4th December 7.30, Saturday 5th December 2.30 & 7.30 Ebeneezer Scrooge and his ghostly encounters come to life in this lavish and thrilling Broadway adaptation. Broadway heavy hitters Alan Menken (Disney's Beauty And The Beast, Disney's The Little Mermaid, Little Shop Of Horrors) & Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical, Once On This Island) breathe fantastic new life into the classic tale of A Christmas Carol. Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous cur[...]
Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 conessions On V.E. Day in 1945, as peace extends across Europe, Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret are allowed out to join the celebrations. It is a night full of excitement, danger and the first flutters of romance.
Tickets: £5.00 Tuesday 8th December and Wednesday 9th December at 7.30pm Cinderella lives a life of misery, waiting on her evil step mother and horrible step sisters. Her only comfort is her good friend Buttons. Prince Charming is holding a ball to find his one true love? Is this the chance Cinderella has been waiting for? Will Cinderella go to the ball? Join the students of Totton College's Performing Arts Group to find out......
Tickets: £12.00 / £10.00 concessions PerKelt unleash the passion and energy of strong melodic Celtic sounds, having invented their original powerful ‘speed folk’ style, which instantly grabs the attention of audiences everywhere. Supported byHampshire Hog The Limelight.
Tickets: £10.00 / £5.00 Saturday 12th December 1.00pm, 4.00pm & 7.00pm, Sunday 13th December 1.00pm, 4.00pm & 7.00pm A pocket-sized panto full to bursting with all the magic, mischief and mayhem you could possibly wish for from a family favourite fairy tale, from the company that brought Hanger Farm the sell-out Cinderella last year (“What’s not to love about it all!” - Southern Daily Echo). Featuring all your favourites from last year, this new and hilarious production of Dick Whittington w[...]
Tickets: £20.00 / £18.00 concessions The Albion Christmas Show is now into its 17th year and has attracted sell-out audiences across the UK. Featuring the combined talents of Simon Nicol (Fairport Convention), Kellie While (Albion Band) Simon Care (Edward II) and the Guvnor himself, Ashley Hutchings, this show takes you on a guided tour through the Christmas customs of Britain. Founder of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and The Albion Band, Ashley Hutchings is joined on stage by Kellie Whi[...]
Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 concessions For our second instalment in the Tuneful Tuesday programme we bring you the ever festive White Christmas. In this classic Christmas film, crooners Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye play a song and dance double act who stage a show in a barn in Vermont to save the troubled inn of their former WW2 Commanding General.
Tickets: £14.00 / £12.00 concessions Friday 18th December 7.30pm and Saturday 19th December 7.30pm ! Hanger Farm favourite Liam White returns this December for two much anticipated festive shows to get your Christmas going with a swing! From Buble to Bing, Liam brings you all the very best Swing and Xmas standards in his own, unmistakable style as well as some brand new original material from his new album 'Addicted To You'! Having sold out all of his last 5 shows at Hanger Farm[...]
Tickets: Concert only £10/£5 for children. Workshop + concert: £20/£10 children Enjoy the Winter solstice at this family friendly concert. Delicious Sounds Choir, led by director Fiona Funnell, will warm you with soaring harmonies, festive songs and delicious snacks for sale in the interval. Love to sing? Want to take part in the concert? Attend a singing workshop led by Fiona and choir members, 20th December, 1.30pm - 3pm. Learn two songs. Join the choir at the end of the concert. Famili[...]
Tickets: £7.00 / £5.00 Monday 21st December, 11.00am and 2.00pm Add an extra touch of Sparkle to your Christmas this year with the return of hanger Farm favourite Malcolm the Magician’s Magical Christmas Show! Malcolm is a highly experienced and popular magician having entertained all over the world. He has performed on the P&O cruise ships - including the new flagship ‘Britannia’, on Channel 4 Breakfast TV, at No. 10 Downing Street and in Paris for Supermodel Natalia Vodianova to name but a[...]
Tickets: £12.00/ £10.00 'A Victorian Christmas’ is a fun and festive celebration of the Yuletide our ancestors would have known. Following highly successful tours every winter since 2011, acclaimed historical entertainment company Blast From The Past invite you to join them once again in 2015 for an evening of music, song, stories and drama from the time of Dickens and Hardy. The cast of musicians and actors invite you to join them for some of your favourite carols (with songsheets provided[...]
Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 concessions Wednesday 23rd December 11am and 2pm Young Albert Tuttle is nearly 7 years old, - far too old to believe in Santa! How does a big fat man wearing bright red pyjamas fit down the chimney, anyway? But, Albert is in for a big surprise. For as he sleeps on Christmas Eve, a big fat man wearing bright red pyjamas tumbles down his chimney like a roly poly pudding. It’s Santa, - he’s come for Albert’s help! This delightful show come[...]
Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 concessions FE FI FO FUM PREPARE YOURSELF FOR LOTS OF FUN!!!! With a beanstalk that will grow right in front of your eyes and an actual giant who makes an appearance, this funny and exciting story from M&M Theatre will amaze you and with lots of colourful characters , songs and dances we can guarantee it will be one of the best productions there has ever ‘bean’ at Hanger Farm!!!!
Tickets:8.50 / £6.50 concessions Saturday 16th January 2016 2pm and 6pm, Sunday 17th January 2016 6pm Shine Studios is a dance school home to a wealth of local young talent. Join them on a golden ticket winning tour of their very own chocolate factory, packed with lots of surprises along the way.
Tickets: £10.00 / £8.00 (OAP concessions)/ £5.00 (under 16s) The Pops Big Band (part of Pops Incorporated UK orchestra) who performed to over 4000 people last year, are proud to present to you two concerts in our 2016 seasons, following a grand reception and sell out concerts at Hanger Farm we will be performing big band music from the likes of Duke Ellington and Latin from Tueto Puente and contemporary items and vocals from well know artists. Come and enjoy the Big Band experience.
Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 concessions It's 1969 at a strict English girls' school where charismatic Abbie and intense and troubled Lydia are best friends. After a tragedy occurs at the school, a mysterious fainting epidemic breaks out threatening the stability of all involved. The girls carve their initials into a majestic English oak tree, which leans over a magical pond, and vow never to lose touch. But Lydia already feels that Abbie is drifting away from her and soon her fears are confirmed. [...]
Ticket: £14.00 / £12.00 concessions Martin Daniels Comedy Show is “a shining example of clean, clever comedy with a touch of magic”. Comedian, entertainer, magician and presenter Martin Daniels is a spectacular stage and screen performer, captivating audiences with his uproarious sense of humour, charming personality and consummate magical skill. The son of legendary TV magician Paul Daniels, Martin harboured ambitions to become a performer from a young age. Martin is also a publishe[...]
Tickets £14.00 / £12.00 (group rate for groups of 10+ £10.00) The Book of Genesis faithfully recreate the musical brilliance of England's finest progressive rock band, focusing primarily on the Gabriel years but also covering classic songs from the early Collins period up to the ‘Wind and Wuthering’ album. The Book of Genesis in concert capture all the exciting hallmarks of the early shows: the surreal stories, masks, costumes, slides, video screens, stunningly creative light show, and [...]
Tickets: £12.00 / £10.00 concessions Acclaimed historical theatre company Blast from the Past present a new version of Geoﬀrey Chaucer’s timeless classic “The Canterbury Tales”. Written in the late 14th century, “The Canterbury Tales‘”is the high-water mark of medieval English literature. Based around the concept of a disparate group of pilgrims to the shrine of Thomas à Becket at Canterbury Cathedral who tell each other stories to while away the journey, it paints a rich and vibrant po[...]
Tickets: £17.50 Professional Grumpy old woman, Splash survivor, amateur soup maker, and novice knitter, Jenny Eclair is younger than Madonna but eats crisps and likes wine. Semi –bearded and suffering from outbreaks of gout and hysteria, Eclair puts middle age under the microscope and decides whether to laugh, cry or buy a dachshund! You are most welcome to join her, just button your cardi up properly and wipe that lipstick off your teeth.
Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 concessions Academy Award nominee Ian McKellen takes on the iconic role of Detective Sherlock Holmes, one of the British literature’s most revered characters. 1947, the world famous sleuth has retired to a remote Sussex farmhouse, living in relative anonymity with only his housekeeper Mrs Munro and her young son Roger for company. Cantankerous, demanding and frustrated with the mis‐representation of him in Watson’s best‐selling novels, he diverts his attention to an uns[...]