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 [...]
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 email@example.com or visit www.studeoart.co.uk Friday April 24th, 7pm-9pm ‘Bluebell Visions’ in watercolours Transient violet and blue hues Book your place for just £25 – all materials included Thursday 25th June, 7pm-9pm ‘Summertime' in mixed media Visit Marina’s Summer exhibition and then experience her guidance in th[...]
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: £7.00 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.
On Weds 29th and Thurs 30th April a 7pm Totton College performing Arts Students present: The Human Voice by Jean Cocteau. A middle-aged woman is on a phone call with her lover of the last five years. He is to marry another woman the next day, which causes her to despair. Her Mental state is tracked through a series of more desperate phone calls. The Pillowman by Martin Mcdonagh. Katurian, a writer of short stories which often depict violence against children, has been arrested by two detecti[...]
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: £6.00 / £4.00 concessions Shaun Buswell likes a challenge. He’s attempted to form orchestras made up of musicians he meets randomly as strangers on The London Underground & at The Edinburgh Festival. He’s now been travelling around the UK trying to convince strangers to join him. This is the story of Shaun’s journey told using words, videos and song, followed by a one-off concert that will explain how & why he creates these moments of interactive "pop-up" music. Support from Swedish ba[...]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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[...]
The Totton & Eling Arts Festival will be held on the 23rd May 2015 at Hanger Farm Arts Centre, Hanger Farm Tennis Centre and Hanger Farm Recreation ground. There will also be follow up workshops on Sunday 24th at Hounsdown Community Centre. The festival is all about enabling everyone within the community, no matter what their background, to access and experience the arts; and to create an enjoyable family friendly event. Hanger Farm is the perfect home for a local arts festival, with fantasti[...]
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: £10.00 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 and running recording sessions. 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 s[...]
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: £6.00 / £5.00 concessions Adapted from the script by Craig Sodaro The students of Big Mouth Theatre Academy bring you their story of Pocahontas – an inspiring tale of the most famous Native American woman and her extraordinary life. Filled with fascinating characters and stunning scenery, this play is woven through the memories of an old woman and her granddaughter, telling the tale of culture, greed, hope and love. A performance project presented by students ranging between 6 and 13 [...]
Tickets: £9.00 / £7.00 concessions Thursday 9th July 7.30pm, Friday 10th July 7.30pm, Saturday 11th July 2.30pm & 7.30pm By L. Frank Baum, adapted by Frank Gabrielson With Music and Lyrics of the MGM motion pictures score by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg Join Debut Youth Theatre on a journey to the Merry Old Land of Oz. Dorothy was carried here when her farm was hit by a twister. She was hoping the famous Wizard of Oz would help her get back home to Kansas. But he says she’ll have to kill the W[...]
Tickets £11 / £9-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 & earlier in January 2015 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: £8.00 / £4.00 under 16 / £30 family of 5 (3 adults, 2 children) Grounded in education and offering a curriculum suited to both child development and the budding performer, LIPA 4:19 New Forest/Southampton offers classes in acting, singing and dance every Saturday during term time, accredited exams, summer holiday schemes and opportunities to perform. In the words of a parent “My daughter adores coming, she is expressing herself more and more through dancing and singing at home and can’[...]
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!
Tickets: £10.00 (£9.00 Over 60s) Roy Orbison and Del Shannon had much in common; distinctive sound, exceptional vocal styles, dramatic song structures – plus their intrinsic links to The Traveling Wilburys. This unique, multi-media show includes 30+ songs – and spans 5 decades of some of the most dynamic songs of joy and pain ever expressed in popular music – with Mike VanDetta singing all the hits and more – complemented by a biographical narrative – giving a rare insight into Roy and Del’s tru[...]
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 i[...]
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 was[...]
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 the m[...]
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/roots [...]
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 hilarious s[...]
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 what c[...]
Tickets: £14.00 / £12.00 concessions Renowned for her warm, engaging stage presence, Sarah McQuaid is a versatile and beguiling performer. Her unique voice delivers a powerful emotional punch that's matched by her distinctive, eloquent guitar style. In addition to her own elegantly crafted originals, she interprets traditional Irish and Appalachian folk songs, Elizabethan Ballads, 1930s jazz numbers, surprise covers and lively guitar instrumentals. Her earthy voice delivers a powerful emotiona[...]
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.