8-26 September 2014 I'm a Totton based professional photographer specialising in landscape images mainly from Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset. I take my images in the golden hours around sunrise and sunset when soft rich light makes photographs look more like watercolour paintings. With the unpredictability of the British weather this can mean several trips to a location before I get the image I'm after. I try to capture the image in a single exposure as faithfully as possible rather than ble[...]
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[...]
Join us for the world’s BIGGEST coffee morning. Drink coffee and eat cake for this ever so deserving cause. We will be collecting donations for Macmillan who support people facing cancer to feel more in control of their life, from the moment they’re diagnosed, through treatment and afterwards. We will be joined by local entertainer Dan Cooper who will serenade us with a selection of popular songs. If you would like to make your own contribution of a homemade cake please do get in touch, the mor[...]
Tickets: £14.00 / £12.00 concessions Watch Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel give their personal accounts of their rise to fame, and listen to wonderful live performances by Bookends, as they perform as no other Simon & Garfunkel act can with just a single guitar and two voices. Hear hits like Mrs Robinson, Homeward Bound, Bridge Over Trouble Water, The Boxer and follow the story of the American duo from the first meeting, through the troubled waters to their reignited friendship in the Bookends [...]
Tickets £12/£10 Conc A Musical Extravaganza of Songs from Stage and Screen! Following their sell-out success in previous years, The Daisybelles return to their roots in musical theatre for this, their tenth anniversary show and fifth year at Hanger Farm. They present a sparkling compilation show, featuring some of the best and most well-known songs from stage and screen like, ‘Les Misérables’, ‘Sweet Charity’, ‘Miss Saigon’, ‘Chicago’ and many more, this promises to be a glittering evening of[...]
Tickets: £4.00 Hanger Farm extends a very warm welcome to Love Soul Choir for a great night of music! Love Soul Choir's Solo Performance Night is a unique opportunity for all Love Soul Choir members to perform a solo or a small group number. For more information and news from Love Soul Choir visit their website www.lovesoulchoir.com
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.
! SOLD OUT ! He’s hosted Live at the Apollo, sold out his three times extended live tour Lee Nelson Live Tour, had over two million people watching BBC Three’s Lee Nelson’s Well Good Show; now it’s time for him to come to Hanger Farm Arts Centre with a night of qwaliteeee jokes, games and banter. Everyone’s welcome.
Tickets: £10.00 in advance / £12.00 on the door Don’t miss two of the UK's top blues and roots artistsStompin' Dave & Earl Jackson live inconcert. Dave and Earl were encouraged to perform together by Blues Matters Lifetime Achievement Award winner promoter Monica Madgwick in the spring of 2012. Since then Dave and Earl are proving to be a magic combination. They have given barnstorming performances at blues and rock ‘n’ roll festivals, art centres and music clubs nationwide across England and o[...]
Tickets £12.50/£10.50 He's the man who brought big bakes to millions of TV viewers across the UK when he featured in 2013's Series Four of the BBC's Great British Bake Off. Now after a sell out pilot show "Bake It Big with Glenn Cosby" comes to Hanger Farm! If you're fanatical about your Filo Pastry, passionate about your Pies or just love baking then this is not a show to miss. Join Glenn and special guests baking live on stage. It's part "Bake It Big", part memoir and part sheer comedy wit[...]
Tickets: £7.00 / £5.00 concessions Spanning locations in Paris, London and the French Riviera, The Love Punch brings together Pierce Brosnan (Mamma Mia) and Academy-Award winner Emma Thompson (Saving Mr Banks) for the first time, as ex-husband and wife Richard and Kate whose biting banter suggests that the flames of their former relationship have not been fully extinguished. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for their retirement nest egg which is wiped out when Richard’s investment firm i[...]
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: £12.50/ Over 60 £11 /Students & Under 16 £7 AsOne Theatre Company presents Passion by Stephanie Dale Multi-award winning AsOne Theatre presents a gripping new play with live music; five stories of soldiers and families 100 years apart. Interweaving newly gathered, original testimony, Passion is poignant, funny and bravely honest. It takes you into the living room of news-obsessed parents; into diaries of soldiers; down a camera lens, and over the top then and now; revealing how the ra[...]
Tickets: £7.50 / concessions £5.00 Wild Spirits in the Wind' is a musical showcase of some amazing musicians from the local area. With confirmed acts such as Fragile Lucy, Damian O'Vitch, Andrew Pogson (aka 'Son of Pog') Jane Goldsack and Graeme Sandford with others to be confirmed. Come along and be moved by the muse of the musicians and the voices on the breeze.
Tickets £5.00 An afternoon of poetry and music to delight the ear and warm the soul; bringing you a show that we guarantee will pin a smile to the hearts of the audience. Hanger Farm will once again ring proudly to the rhymes and rhythms of poetry old and new, along with the accompaniment of songs and music - Hanger Farm Poets once again offer you a great show with all the style and grace that is our trademark - and, be it funny or serious: the spoken world of poetry will speak out once more. [...]
Tickets £7.00 in advance/£10.00 on the door Free’s Company - the UK’s definitive Free and Bad Company tribute band return to Hanger Farm! The band is establishing itself 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. The band’s attention to detail ensures that crowds are treated[...]
Tickets: £12.00 / £10.00 concessions The Willows are a folk band from Cambridge, UK. Their first album Beneath Our Humble Soil was nominated for Best Debut in the Spiral Earth Awards 2014, and has been championed by the likes of Bob Harris and Mike Harding. The much anticipated follow-up Amidst Fiery Skies, produced by Sean Lakeman will be released on 6 October. Fronted by the breathtaking vocals of Jade Rhiannon, supported by rich vocal harmonies and dynamic musicianship the band take influen[...]
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 bee[...]
Tickets £12/£10 Conc 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 discover that their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, has accidentally poisoned 52 of the sisters and the[...]
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[...]
Tickets £12.00 / £10.00 Concession 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 [...]
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 an ar[...]
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 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: £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!