On his return to exhibt at Hanger Farm, Chris Button said...... I'm delighted to exhibit a selection of my personal favourite landscapes taken in the atmospheric light of sunrise and sunset. At these times of day landscape photographs begin to look more like watercolours and I'm always pleased when people mistake them for paintings. I aim to capture the scene as faithfully as possible in camera rather than relying on photoshop later. If you like the exhibition images but don't want the cost of[...]

Tickets £15.00 Two performances - Fri 30th Jan 2015 at 7.30pm and Sat 21st Feb 2015 at 7.30pm National tour warm-up Lee Nelson is back with a brand new show! You may have seen him host Live at the Apollo or caught him trying to join the England Squad as Premier League footballer Jason Bent. Now see Lee live in a series of intimate gigs as he prepares for his highly anticipated nationwide tour. “Never lost for words, never less than ingenious. . . a seamlessly entertaining touring show”The Ti[...]

Tickets: £15.00 “When we first discussed making an album of classical music, I insisted we perform this music exclusively in intimate seated venues. I grew up in the theatre, and hadn’t had much of a rock background before meeting The Enid. So I was determined to re-explore my roots and put on a really extravagant show. We’ve made big developments since I joined in 2011, and I think the shows in 2014 were the strongest the new generation have ever had. However, there is always a next step and w[...]

3-27 FEBRUARY My subjects of choice are people; faces; figures. I rarely find a subject matter which fascinates and enthuses me as much as the human form in all its guises. My pictures are literal and illustrative- I enjoy absorbing details!  I work in oils, pastel, charcoal and pencil, which are all very malleable and enable me to work and rework, slowly adding layers of increasing detail. 

All Workshops just £20.00 per person This Autumn/Winter, artist Caroline Misselbrook of Daff Workshops will be running a series of fun and creative linocut printmaking and papercutting workshops suitable for any ability (no previous experience required). Caroline is a practising artist and workshop facilitator based in Southampton with a first class honours degree in Illustration. Caroline has experience organising and delivering a range of workshops for all abilities and shares her passion for [...]

Tickets: £8.50 / £6.00 concessions  Saturday 7th February – 2pm & 6pm Sunday 8th February – 2pm   Come and join Shine Studios as this waterside based dance school presents a spectacular show of dance and song; taking you on a journey through the four seasons!  

Tickets: £12 / £10 concession Fee Fi Fo Fum! It’s a giant of a show, we’d love you to come! This classic fairytale now gets the Lyngo theatre treatment so expect lots of surprises and beautiful images as Patrick Lynch (from Cbeebies) tells the gripping story of Jack who sells his cow for 5 magic beans and finds himself in the land above the clouds. It’s a show for the over 3’s (and their giants) with something for everyone – enormous shoes, tiny houses, showers of silver and gold and a big, l[...]

Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 concession  Doug (David Tennant) and Abi (Rosamund Pike) and their three children travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug's father Gordie's (Billy Connolly) birthday party. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are their biggest liability...   Supported by Canon UK, join us for Movie Monday.

Tickets: £13.00 / £12.00 concession Phil Beer is the multi-instrumental half of the west country’s award winning acoustic duo, Show of Hands, described as a true craftsman, a master musician and consummate performer. With a professional career of over 36 years, Phil has a great deal of material to draw on for his solo appearances. All are songs and music of memory and significance sung in the subtle and melodic Phil Beer style and interjected with musings and amusings to an almost personal aud[...]

Tickets: £14.00 / £12.00 concession The past year has seen Jaywalkers – BBC Young Folk Award finalists 2009 – cement their place as one of the most exciting, virtuosic and entertaining young bands working on the British folk scene. Creating a unique sound based on their collective and individual musical backgrounds, the band takes  influence from folk, bluegrass, country and western swing music in the form of virtuosic  instrumentals, three part harmony and occasional slap bass. Add good humour[...]

3-27 MARCH David's latest series of paintings has evolved from improvised brush marks, gestures and spontaneous applications of colour to set off spatial and compositional structures within the work. The contemplative nature of the work means the process is often slow, sometimes taking months or even years to complete - creating layers of progress, but leaving reflective traces of past endeavours.

Tickets: £10.00 / £5.00 under 17s Delicious Sounds Choir, Southampton Folk Orchestra and storyteller Mike O’Leary will tell you tales of Southampton and Hanger Farm, through folk tunes, glorious a capella harmonies and storytelling. Delicious Sounds Choir is run by its director, Fiona Funnell. Fiona says, 'To be a singer in the choir, you need to be passionate about performing. There are no auditions, I teach all material by ear and produce song parts for singers to practice to. I endeavour to[...]

Tickets : £14.00 / £12.00 concessions Bootleg Bowie UK, aka Nick Butcher, is a fantastic tribute to the awesome David Bowie. This highly entertaining one man show has been performed all over the UK and Ireland and even in the prestigious newly refurbished Savoy Hotel in London to top celebrities and fashion artists. Expect all the Bowie classic hits from two great decades and iconic costumes from the 70s 'Aladdin Sane' period, 80s 'Serious Moonlight Tour' and one taken from his more recent 'A R[...]

Enjoy the experience of different aspects of art with artist Marina Stuart, working freely and creatively in the quiet atmosphere of Hanger Farm. For more details contact marina@studeoart.co.uk or visit www.studeoart.co.uk   Thursday March 12th, 11am – 3pm ‘Essence of Spring’ in watercolours and mixed media  Bright yellows and fresh greens Book your place for just £30 – all materials included just bring a packed lunch   Friday April 24th, 7pm-9pm ‘Bluebell Visions’ in watercolours Transient viol[...]

Tickets: £14.00 / £12 concessions  Anton Antonovich, a mayor in small-town Russia, is in the midst of a crisis. A government official is on his way to inspect his district and, in Anton’s own words, “this is a disaster!” The streets haven’t been swept for months, there are chickens in the courthouse and Anton himself has been somewhat liberal with the mayoral accounts. The inspector is only too willing to overlook these misdemeanours in exchange for the odd generous bribe. But is he quite who [...]

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. This Spring’s programme: Elgar                Serenade for strings. Haydn              Symphony no 83 ‘The Hen’. Bartok              Rumanian Folk Dances. Beethoven        Symphony no 7.

Tickets: £14.00 / £12 concessions  Finding modern life a bit difficult? Maybe you were born in the wrong era? In this show Lucy tries to find her rightful place in history. She ponders whether she’d rather be a bewhiskered Victorian explorer, a 1920s Hollywood starlet or Hatshepsut the Egyptian pharaoh. Fringe favourite, familiar from radio (The unbelievable Truth) and TV (Mock The Week, HIGNFY) …..“deliciously cutting” The Independent …….“Impeccably punch lined anecdotes. Genuinely delightful”[...]

Tickets: £12.00 / £10.00 Identical twin brothers Professor Victor and Dr Albert are a musical comedy duo in the age-old tradition of two men and one piano. Their highly original songs, at times risqué, cover a broad range of topics, tackling the taboo in a light-hearted yet urbane way. For them no corner of the mind is too dark to be explored. Their influences include Tom Lehrer, Flanders and Swan, Kit and the Widow, Fascinating Aida, Hinge and Bracket and Tim Minchin. Their songs range in styl[...]

Tickets: £10 |  2.00pm Hanger Farm presents the SING-A-LONG version of Frozen! Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey, teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Join them in the Barn to sing along with Elsa, Anna, some mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, as they race to save the kingdom. Why not dress up as your favourite snow-queen or rei[...]

!SOLD OUT! A classic cabaret is an evening of fantastic music with versatile vocalists Catherine Smith and Paul Nicholas and superb saxophonist Andrew Worsfold. Essence a classical crossover duo and special guests with your compere and comedian for the evening Carl Johnson.

Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 concessions A feel-good comedic drama, based on a true story, Pride is about two seemingly disparate communities who form a surprising partnership. Set in the summer of 1984 – Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem. The Union seems embarrassed to receive their support. They iden[...]

31 MARCH – 4 MAY Sarum Artists came together in 2006 when a course of Fine Arts Diploma Graduates at Salisbury College decided that they wished to continue their artistic progress as a cohesive group. Their work includes sculpture, fine art printmaking, photography and painting. As a group they organize joint exhibitions and art-based workshops, and continue to grow. 

Tickets: £12.00 / £10.00 concession Presented by Hand to Mouth Theatre, "The Dragon’s Tale" is an  original and whimsical reinterpretation of George and the Dragon, told in  a series of flashbacks by the ageing Dragon himself, and his troupe of glove puppets.  Musical accompaniment is provided by the equally world-weary Damsel in Distress playing the hurdy-gurdy. Children will love the knockabout nonsense and adults will appreciate the hidden layer about growing old together!

Tickets: £10.00 | 7.30pm  Tuesday 14th April – Friday 17th April 2015 Two brothers... one king. Prepare for mayhem as Pocket Theatre perform their very own take on Gilbert and Sullivan's musical comedy. This innovative theatre group have made a name for themselves at Hanger Farm with small-scale, high energy productions including last year's pantomime, Cinderella. Director David Tatnall promises an evening of dancing, devilment, Gucci, gondolas, confusion, contrivance, weddings, y-fronts, sunshi[...]

Tickets: £12.00 / £10.00 concession  Little Pixie Productions present What Became of the Red Shoes? Granny Flo’s attic is full of old junk…or is it? One rainy day her curious grand daughter Ruby explores it and discovers forgotten treasures, including an old grey photograph of a girl wearing a pair of shoes which are mysteriously...red!  Her imagination is sparked and she embarks on a quest to find the red shoes. On her magical journey Ruby meets a pirate, some helpful animals, a grumpy snowman [...]

Tickets: £10.00 / £9.00 concession   “Two fantastic tributes…one spectacular show! Close your eyes and you will believe that Elvis and Elton are on stage together…Open them, and you will realise that there are no better tributes around!” A superb concert staged in support of Breast Cancer Care, Elvis and Elton – One Night In Vegas brings together two of Europe’s premier tribute artistes, Gary Jay and Graham Nash, combining to produce the  ultimate Las Vegas Concert…. Elvis Presley and Elton John[...]

Tickets: £6.00 Waterside Musical Society presents a dedication to years gone by; a throwback to times that will get the nostalgia racing. And what better to pay tribute to these bygone eras than the very thing close to all of our hearts – music. Brace yourself for a musical journey through the decades we all know and love, as we embrace the glory and beauty of the music that has reflected the world as we know it today.

Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 concession Set in the 1920s on the opulent Riviera in the south of France, Woody Allen’s MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT is a romantic comedy about a master magician (Colin Firth) trying to expose a psychic medium (Emma Stone) as a fake. What follows is a series of events that are magical in every sense of the word and send the characters reeling. In the end, the biggest trick MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT plays is the one that fools us all.   Supported by Canon UK.

Tickets: £14.00 / £12.00 concession  The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes features the great detective recounting highlights of his crime-busting career. It also includes autobiographical snippets concerning his life and times, the adversaries he has faced and mysteries he has solved. The show is an affectionate one-man homage to the world’s greatest detective that includes quick costume changes, wry humour and audience interaction. The show is presented by Don’t Go Into The Cellar! Theatre [...]

Tickets: £10.00 The Maskers on Tour 2015 bring you a tale of dark shadows, ulterior motives, betrayal, greed, suspicion, incompetence, private armies, murder.... and it’s all in William Shakespeare’s Richard II.  

Tickets: £14.00 / £12.00 concession In northern France in the Second World War, three children encounter a lost Americansoldier in the ruins of their village. Decades later, the soldier’s camera is unearthed and his grandson tries to solve the mystery of the photographs inside. He discovers a world of childhood, imagination and hidden courage, as fragments of war explode into the present day. Accompanied by an original, award-winning musical score, Rhum and Clay present a new version of their cr[...]

Tickets: £15.00 / £12.00 concessions Joe Broughton, Paloma Trigás, Tom Chapman and Dan Walsh are The Urban Folk Quartet. Four highly accomplished musicians, a dozen instruments and four voices coming together to craft a knockout show of globally-influenced, electrifying acoustic music that has been taking the international folk scene by storm.  This spring the band are touring in support of their brand new studio album, their fifth full length release since launching in 2009 and their first feat[...]

Tickets: £5.00 By Neil Gibbs How can one family find war so devastating? Lisa has lost her father, husband and son to war.  When her last remaining son tells her he has enlisted her nightmares become reimagined. Her Father died in Vietnam, her husband in Vietnam and her son in the Gulf War. Her brother in law has never recovered from losing his brother and son to war. He has spent his life at the bar and what other time he has trying to convince his nephew not to sign up. What will the future br[...]

Tickets: £14.00 / £12.00 concession "I'm a skeptic. But don't take my word for it. Or indeed anybody's. For anything...." and this is the basic premise of Mitch's new critically acclaimed show.  It's a show that will make you laugh a lot and think a bit as well as Mitch debunks myths, exposes nonsense and grapples with the very nature of knowledge itself extolling the virtues of an evidence-based approach to life .... with amusing consequences and of course a few songs along the way. The 'Now Sh[...]

Tickets: £14.00 / £12.00 concessions / £10.00 groups of 10+ As featured in the BBC TV documentary “The Joy of the Guitar Riff” (alongside Brian May, Tony Iommi & Dave Grohl) Purple Zeppelin are proud to pay tribute to the two greatest Rock Bands of all time, Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin – Together on the same bill for the very first time!!! Many years have passed since the last UK gigs from the classic line-ups of both bands. Whether you were lucky enough to have seen the originals live or not, [...]

Tickets: £6.00 / £5.00 concessions FuZe8 Dance Company present an eclectic evening of dance from musical theatre, contemporary, street and live improvisation. Follow us on twitter @FuZe8DanceCo For information on Performing Arts courses at Totton College contact Nicola Lloyd on nlloyd@totton.ac.uk or 023 80 874874 ext 782

Tickets: £14.00 / £12.00 concessions  Following their five star show End to End about their epic journey across Britain, The Gramophones received an enormous amount of heartfelt stories scribbled on the back of postcards. They then decided to take this story collecting one step further. Armed with a Dictaphone and a pair of wellies they embarked on a journey into rural communities onboard a mobile library, collecting stories right from people’s doorsteps. These true stories are interwoven with l[...]

Tickets: £15.00 / £13.00 concessions | 8.00pm Long hailed as one of Ireland's leading songwriters and performers, Kieran Goss’s music has won him fans across the globe. But if his songs have made him a star, his live shows have made him a legend. Live on stage is where Kieran Goss really shines. This is a rare chance to see Kieran performing live and solo. Don’t miss it!    With Special Guest: Annie Kinsella 'One man, one guitar and a voice sent express mail from Heaven’ Time Out “The sense of [...]

Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 concession  A look at the last quarter century of the great British painter J. M. W. Turner (Timothy Spall). Profoundly affected by the death of his esteemed father, loved by his housekeeper, Hannah Danby, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea. Turner travels, paints, is a popular if anarchic member of the Royal Academy of Arts, has himself strapped to the mast of a ship so that he can paint a snowstorm, an[...]

2-26 JUNE A collection of paintings by Marina Stuart and her group of budding artists who meet weekly. Guided by Marina they enjoy the process of painting using different media, exploring art of pleasure and relaxation.

Tickets: £14.00 /£12.00 concessions/Groups of 10+ £10.00  80s Revolution is back in the barn with its phenomenal show packed full of songs from the iconic 1980s. This talented four piece band will transport you right back to the 80s with their outstanding vocals and excellent musicianship.  Dig put those ra-ra skirts, leg warmers and Frankie says Relax t-shirts for an unforgettable night of music and nostalgia!  

Tickets: £14.00 Glitzy, charismatic stadium artiste or inspired poetic songwriter? Bob Drury ('The Neil Diamond Story') returns with a brand new one-man show celebrating  the genius of Neil Diamond. In the first half  of the show Neil's iconic songs are presented in stripped-down ‘unplugged’ style - the second half picks up the pace and promises a barrage of block-buster hits.  

Tickets: £14.00 / £12.00 concessions The Bogs formed a while back with one aim in mind:  ‘to inject a little fun and tongue-in-cheek humour into the all too serious world of tribute bands’.  Realising that it is impossible to take one’s self seriously whilst prancing about on stage in a wig and stripy trousers, the band’s attitude revolves around high energy, no holds barred entertainment earning them a reputation as one of the most authentic sounding tribute acts around, tackling the more chall[...]

Tickets: £10.00   Identical twins are separated by a ship-wreck and washed up in a magical land of seductive celebrities, surely servants and wise fools. This innovative theatre group have made a name for themselves at Hanger Farm with small-scale, high energy productions (“..had the capacity audience rolling with laughter..” Southern Daily Echo). Prepare for an evening of celebration, champagne, sexuality, skirmishes, singing, stockings and suspenders!