2 December 2014 - 2 January 2015 Karen Tait, Julie Nye, Deanna Lovick and Bev Newman. Karen is an Encaustic Artist and Jewellery designer; she also runs local workshops in the technique. Julie's work is unique in that it offers a window into other people's lives, capturing the spirit of the generations within a family and telling a story of a passage of time in everyday life. Deanna is a local artist who specialises in fine art and uses a variety of mediums on canvas or photographs. Bev is [...]

Tickets: £7.00 / £5.00 concessions Come and see the Magical Christmas Show with one of the South's top children's entertainers - Malcolm the Magician - as he returns one more to Hanger Farm with his captivating magic show! With two shows, at 11am and 2pm, the whole family will love Malcolm the Magician's hilarious festive magic show, bringing alive the magic of Christmas! A fabulous festive treat - not to be missed!

!! SOLD OUT !! The Albion Christmas Band evolved from special Christmas shows by the last incarnation of the Albion Band. On a suggestion from Simon Care, a previous Albion band member himself, Ashley ‘The Guv’nor’ Hutchings brought together two other previous Albion Band members to create an autonomous band to present a guided tour through the Christmas customs of Britain. Performing a mixture of seasonal carols, spoken word, humorous readings and dance, the show is the antithesis of the Chri[...]

  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 £9/£7 Conc SATURDAY 10 JANUARY 2.30pm & 7.00pm Follow the astonishing adventures of an adorable puppet who longs to be a real boy. Geppetto carves an unusual piece of wood, it was struck by lightning and after making a wish on a shooting star the finished puppet came to life and could talk and walk! But Pinocchio must learn the difference between right and wrong if he is ever to become a real boy. Watch as Pinocchio’s nose grows right in front of your eyes and as he transforms in spec[...]

Tickets £12/£10 Conc - POSTPONED FROM NOVEMBER 2014- -NOW BOOKING FOR THURSDAY 15TH JAN, FRIDAY 16TH JAN, SATURDAY 17TH JAN 2015- Nunsense A-Men! is quite simply the original quirky and thoroughly amusing musical comedy Nunsense with all of the characters being portrayed by male performers. Think of it as Mrs Doubtfire enters the Convent.  Done totally seriously, this show is, to quote a critic, ‘no drag’. Join STP Musicals’ cast of five as they tell the tale of the Little Sisters of Hoboke[...]

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 £12/£10 In long ago England, amidst tranquil fields and meadows stands the tiny Hamlet of Wall. On the edge of the town, guarded around the clock, a stone wall separates the quiet town from the magical land of Faerie. Here, a young man has lost his heart and mind to the hauntingly beautiful Victoria Forester. And then, in the dead of night, a shooting star falls and breaches the wall of his love, sending him on the adventure of a lifetime. In the luminescent glow of this star he will b[...]

Tickets £10 / £8-Over60s / £5-Under16s The Pops Big Band was created from the well known Pops Incorporated UK Orchestra which has performed sell out concerts in 2012 & 2013. We will be performing music and vocal items of all styles including Swing, Jazz, Blues, Latin and contemporary pieces. Please come and enjoy an evening of great music with the Pops Inc. Big Band.

Tickets £7.00/£5.00 To celebrate Australia Day we bring you its movie namesake. Australia is an epic and romantic action adventure, set in that country on the explosive brink of World War II. An English aristocrat (Nicole Kidman) travels to the faraway continent where she meets a rough-hewn local (Hugh Jackman) and reluctantly agrees to join forces with him to save the land she inherited. Together, they embark upon a transforming journey across hundreds of miles of the world’s most beautiful [...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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: £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, [...]