30 September – 31 October 2014 The New Forest Camera Club has been running in the Totton area for many years. The introduction of digital photography has resulted in a surge in popularity and a broad increase in the standard of work that people are able to produce. This exhibition will show a wide range of work on display of many different styles and techniques and we hope that it reflects a wide cross-section of what has happened in photography over recent years.
Creative Art Workshops with Marina Stuart - Just £25 per workshop, all materials included Mon 22 Sept 11.00am - 3.00pm ‘Free style’ painting on silk. Workshop Fee £25 Mon 20 Oct 11.00am - 3.00pm ‘Gardens’ in collage/mixed media. Workshop Fee £25 Mon 24 Nov 11.00am - 3.00pm ‘Still life’ in watercolour. Workshop Fee £25 Just bring a packed lunch and apron and enjoy the experience of different aspects of art with artist Marina Stuart, working freely and creatively in a quiet atmosphere. For[...]
Tickets £12.00/£10.00 Concessions Smile! Smile! Smile!, the latest show by acclaimed historical musicians Blast from the Past has been especially created to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. Blast from the Past uses music and song to tell the story of ‘The War to End All Wars’. Smile! Smile! Smile! is a scintillating mixture of soldiers’ songs, music hall numbers, war poems set to new music and original compositions. The show does not flinch from conveying[...]
Tickets £14/£12.50 Conc/£48 Family of four Gadzooks! Time-travelling Victorian magicians Morgan & West have lost the secrets to all of their tricks and by hell or high water intend to get them back. Join the dashing duo in a thrilling adventure show filled to the brim with magic as they cross continents, meddle with miscreants and sneak into secret societies. Can Morgan & West catch the crooks, recover their quarry and confound the crowds with their clever conjuring? Find out in… Morgan & West[...]
Tickets: £8.50 Dan Cooper is a professional singer and vocal coach. He is currently running singing workshops for businesses and organisations including Marwell Wildlife, Southampton Solent University, NETSCC (University of Southampton) and various schools as well as teaching a number of private one-to-one singing lessons. This event is an opportunity for some of his staff choirs and students to perform to a supportive audience. For more information on Dan and some of his work, please visit: [...]
Tickets: £10.00/£8.00 concessions Two performances on Tuesday 28th October - 11am & 2pm! Hugless Douglas is a huggable, lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning in need of a hug. He tries to find the perfect one, but none of them seem quite right. After all, there are so many different hugs to choose from. But Douglas soon discovers that there’s only one hug that will do - a big bear hug from his mum! Blunderbus is proud to present this delightful new show which comes to life with a[...]
Tickets: £10.00 / £8.00 Concessions Christobel Thomas (Soprano), Lisa Phillips (Alto), Jan French (Soprano), Christopher Wortley (Tenor) and David Putley (Tenor) celebrate the works of Romberg, Kern, Lehar, Sullivan and Rodgers with shows at 2.30pm & 7.30pm at Hanger Farm Arts Centre The songs of South Pacific, The New Moon, The Student Prince, The Merry Widow and others get a rare outing in this operetta celebration. With Steve Christie at the piano, the classic tunes of these composers shou[...]
Lantern Making Workshop 2.00pm - 4.00pm £6 Ghost Walk 6.00pm including warming, hearty Pumpkin Soup and Roll £8 Lantern Workshop & Ghost Walk inc. Pumpkin Soup £12 - contact Box Office to book together Join Theatre in a Bag for a special Halloween Lantern Walk around the grounds of Hanger Farm. A fun and spooky evening for all the family, full of ghostly tales and mysterious nonsense. Dress up and experience a dark and stormy night with witches and broomsticks, boggarts and other spooks. Af[...]
Tickets £8/£7 Conc DIVA C – vocalist (aka Carol Bishop) has been a Diva on the Fringe for several years, performing specially-commissioned shows to sell-out audiences. She is delighted to be returning to Hanger Farm with Karen Kingsley on piano and Robert Blanken on clarinet and saxophone. They are joined by special guests: baritone Iain Sneddon, soprano Jennifer Parker-Lummis and Marian Lines’ daughter, Anna Lines, writer. We have all come together to celebrate the actor, lyricist, novelist a[...]
Tickets £7.00 /£5.00 Concessions When Dublin's Moore Street market-trader Agnes Brown finds her livelihood under threat from a ruthless developer, she and her family embark on a campaign to save her stall, aided as only the Browns would be by a motley troop of blind trainee Ninjas, an alcoholic solicitor, and a barrister with Tourettes. Hanger Farm gives grateful thanks to Canon UK for supporting Movie Mondays.
4 -28 November 2014 My paintings are an amalgamation of three elements; memories, imagination and my synesthesia. I never take photos of the landscapes I paint but just load the image into my memory and let my imagination and synesthesia do their thing. My paintings normally dwell in a world of dusky light somewhere between day and night, reality and fantasy and fact and fiction. I use dots, lines and a small palette of colours to create my work and build the desired atmosphere. My work has [...]
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 £14.00 / £12.00 concessions Paying tribute to Jimi Hendrix & 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 "INCREDIBLE MUSICIANS!" - Neneh Cherry. "OUTSTANDING."- Blues In The South Magazine. www.voodoo-room.com
Tickets £14.00m / £12.00 concessions After his last two sell out Christmas shows with us, Hanger Farm favourite Liam White will be bringing that fantastic voice we know & love back to the barn this November! This time supported by his new and exciting Rhythm & Blues Band, Liam’ new show will be packed with much loved easy listening records from Motown and Rock’n’Roll, to some Boogie Woogie and Soul! Alongside some of Liam’s favourite tracks from artists such as Ray Charles, Paolo Nutini, Smoke[...]
Tickets: £12.00 / £10.00 concessions Robin Ince - Sony Gold Award winning comedian and science enthusiast (Radio 4’s Infinite Monkey Cage with Prof Brian Cox) - presents another in his line of unhinged stand up comic lectures. After dabbling in Darwin and Feynman, and cleaning out Schrodinger's Cat, Robin now delves into his mind and possibly your mind too. From Freud and Jung to Laing and Milgram, from rats after rewards to insanity cured by ink spots, Robin looks at the last 100 years of ps[...]
! SOLD OUT ! Covering many of the hits The Beatles had between 1962 and 1970, The Silver Beatles presents a show with the promise that a splendid time will be guaranteed for all... Conjuring all the magical mystery contained within the music of Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Starr, their specially tailored suits and psychedelic finery bring all the monochrome and colour of the 1960’s to Hanger Farm. Having appeared at Liverpool’s famous Cavern Club, headlined the BBC’s Children in Need Marat[...]
Tickets £9/£7 Conc 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 Autumn’s programme: Mozart Overture ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ Richard Strauss Wind Serenade in E flat Mozart Symphony No 29 Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 ‘Scottish’
Tickets: £14.00 / £12.00 concessions Peter Knight’s Gigspanner has been hailed by Songlines magazine as, "another milestone in folk’s rebirth of cool," although to classify these three virtuoso performers purely as folk musicians is to undersell them by a long chalk. A bedrock of British traditional music is to be expected from Steeleye Span’s erstwhile legendary fiddle player. But, Gigspanner’s musical reach flirts with Eastern European, French, Cajun, African and even Aboriginal influences, [...]
Tickets £7/£5 Conc From director Clint Eastwood comes the big-screen version of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys. The film tells the story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons. The story of their trials and triumphs are accompanied by the songs that influenced a generation, including Sherry, Big Girls Don't Cry, Walk Like a Man and many more. These classic hits are now being embraced [...]
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 £9/£7 Conc THURSDAY 4 – SATURDAY 6 DECEMBER 7.30pm plus 2.30pm SATURDAY MATINEE Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, additional material (Hopelessly Devoted to You and You're The One That I Want) by arrangement with Robert Stigwood. ‘Grease is the Word’ this December as Debut Youth Theatre starts a new term at 1950s Rydell High. The T-Birds and Pink Ladies are so cool they rule the school. So it’s a real surprise to hear that Sandy, the prim and proper new girl, has[...]
Tickets £8/£6 Conc ‘Where are you taking me? So many lights, shining like stars! I can see everything so clearly. The whole of London!’ A young boy’s incredible journey with a feathered friend. But will facing his fears turn out to be the greatest adventure of all? An uplifting tale of change, bravery and friendship told with puppetry, poetry, music and magical design, for ages 4+ and their families.
Tickets £5.00 MONDAY 8 & TUESDAY 9 DECEMBER 7.00pm Experience dance routines, sketches, comedy and plenty more in a night of variety inspired by 20th Century American Vaudeville. If you enjoy Britain’s or America's Got Talent, then why not come along and see how it all began with a step back through time to see some classic Vaudeville-inspired performances. You won't Harry Houdini believe it!
Tickets £10/£8 Conc THURSDAY 11 & FRIDAY 12 DECEMBER 7.30pm This talent competition mystery play features a cast of seasonal pantomime characters. There’s a magic act, a singing sweetheart, two evil judges and an audience vote, but what happens when the winner’s prize mysteriously disappears? Find out as STP Musicals returns with another fun and suspense-filled night at the theatre suitable for the whole family.
Tickets £10.00 / £5.00 Concessions SATURDAY 13 DECEMBER 7.30pm – SUNDAY 14 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. This new and hilarious production of Cinderella by Pocket Theatre will captivate kids of all ages and give mums, dads and grandparents more than just a good old laugh along the way. At just £5 a ticket for kids this pantomime won't leave your poc[...]
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!
Tickets: £17.00 / £14.00 concessions 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 [...]
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 Hoboken who[...]
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 Times [...]
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!