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 wit[...]
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. 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 fantastic spaces inside and out. We will showcase the amazing talent that Totton and Eling[...]
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[...]
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, a[...]
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 a[...]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.studeoart.co.uk Thursday 25th June, 7pm-9pm ‘Summertime' in mixed media Visit Marina’s Summer exhibition and then experience her guidance in this creative and tranquil evening workshop Book your place for just £25 – all materials included
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.
30th June to 31st July 2015 Exhibition& sale of painting by local artist Phyllis Joan Watson (1921-2011) Joan took up painting as a hobby in her fifties and was a member of the Romsey Art Group for many years. She perfected her art using oils, acrylics and watercolours and produce works in a variety of subjects. Her family’s wish is that all proceeds from the sale of her paintings will go to Dementia UK. Thank you for your support
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 chal[...]
Tickets: £6.00 / £5.00 concessions Adapted from the Lewis Carroll story by Kathryn Schultz Miller and Holly Clarkson To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Carroll’s tale, the students of Big Mouth Theatre Academy proudly bring you their story of Alice in Wonderland – a magical adventure filled with fascinating characters and stunning scenery. Join Alice as she falls into a curious world of tea parties and talking flowers as she meets a very flustered, little white rabbit! A beautiful tale g[...]
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 t[...]
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 ca[...]
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 t[...]
Tickets: £10.00 A return visit by renowned guitarist Michael Hanson. Following two sellout performances with the Rhythm & Blues Factory, this evening will reunite the original members of the organ trio GB3, plus old friends Dave Swift and Roger Beaujolais. This high energy band promises a fabulous night of Latin, Jazz and Blues incorporating old favourites with original compositions.
Tickets: £12.00 in advance /£15.00 on the door This iconic album, produced by Lou Adler and released in 1971 has influenced popular music and singer-songwriters since it’s release. It is one of the best-selling albums of all time, with over 25 million copies sold worldwide, and has received four Grammy Awards in 1972, including Album of the Year. As recently as 2003, Tapestry was ranked number 36 on Rolling Stone list of the 500 greatest albums of all time, showing how influential it has been ma[...]
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 [...]
Tickets £14.50 with special rate of £12.50 available for services personnel, students and over 60s Falkland's War Veteran, author and public speaker, Simon Weston OBE is taking to the stage for the firsttime ever to tell his no holds barred story with his UK tour of My Life; My Story. From his own unique perspective, Simon will share shocking truths about the conflict, about the day the RFA Sir Galahad was attacked and about the impact the event and its consequences have had since. Guiding him[...]
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 wa[...]
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 th[...]
Tickets: £17.50 / £16.00 concessions We are thrilled to be welcoming back the fantastically talented Richard Digance..... a real Hanger Farm favourite! Richard is a BAFTA Nominated entertainer and a Gold Award recipient from The British Academy of Composers and Songwriters. He is also listed in the Virgin Anthology of Music as an influential writer of comedic songs. Richard will be touring in 2015 with a new one-man show, new material in the first half and golden oldies to take you back in [...]
Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 concessions Sophie Bucket lives on a farm with her Dad. She spends all of her time day-dreaming, but most of her time alone. If only she had a little friend to share her adventures. One day, Sophie finds an egg. She keeps it warm, and out pops a cuddly, toothy, burpy, baby MONSTER! And this is when the fun begins. Join us down on the farm for adventures with Sophie and her new friend George, the most lovable monster in the land! This big-hearted fairytale is especially f[...]
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/roo[...]
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 hilari[...]
Tickets: £12.00 / £10.00 concessions Warnings to the Curious is an original one-man show based around the Edwardian era's greatest ghost stories. Atmospheric, spooky and with plenty of macabre humour, the show is guaranteed to make audiences fear that there might be such things as ghosts, after all!
Tickets: £7.00 (advance) £10.00 (on the door) Free’s Company - the UK’s definitive Free and Bad Company tribute band return to Hanger Farm after the huge success of their 2013 and 2014 shows.. The band are establishing themselves 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 [...]
Tickets: £10.00 Tues 27th Oct - Friday 30 Oct 2015 at 7.30pm Strap on your bell-bottoms and blow a man down for permission to come aboard Pocket Theatre’s naughty, nautical knockdown romp, HMS Pinafore! This innovative theatre group have made a name for themselves with small-scale, high energy productions across the south. Director David Tatnall promises an evening of sailors, singing, ships, whips, piranhas, panties, shanties and sauce!
Tickets: £14.00 / £12.00 Returning to Hanger Farm, to paying tribute to JimiHendrix & 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 etc. "INCREDIBLE MUSICIANS!" - Neneh Cherry. "OUTSTANDING."- Blues In The South Magazine
7pm till 10pm | Entry £2 (under 16s free) These days we all like to impress our loved ones with thoughtful, original gift ideas so why not come and kick start your festive shopping experience with this exciting event celebrating all things arts and crafts? Hustle and bustle free, browse a wide a range of high quality stalls offering unique, handmade gifts by talented local artists and crafters. Soak up the atmosphere with the aid of live music and refreshments. Feeling inspired? Take part in a[...]
Tickets: £12.00 / £10.00 Blues, Ragtime, Hot Jazz, Songs and Dances from long ago. Working backwards from the 1930s, the FB Pocket Orchestra explores repertoire that formed the embryo of what is now known as popular music. The members originally began playing together simply as an exercise in exploring heritage repertoire - taking on a few informal performances and recording dates as schedules allowed. The FBPO became an 'official' project in the spring of 2012 and released its first album in Oc[...]
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[...]
Tickets: £12.00 / £10.00 A captivating twist on an original tale By Jacqueline Avery with music by Joe Butcher A war-torn soldier & an obstinate princess discover the unbreakable bonds of true love aided by three unearthly dogs, a magic tinderbox, & a strange, wizened woman. An old Hans Christian Andersen story given an illuminating twist – told by AsOne’s AsCend ensemble has heart & soul. Tinderbox is an audio-visual treat to thrill all the family. Powerful, physical storytelling; live[...]
Tickets: £18.00 / £16.00 concs Several years ago the most entertaining magic guy in the world, Paul Daniels, together with his wife, Debbie McGee, toured with a small, intimate, magic show and had so much fun they have decided to do it again. They will be bringing their night of bafflement and laughter up and down the country with a unique show that is definitely not to be missed. For many years the Paul Daniels Magic Show ruled the airwaves and since then his live shows have been winning awa[...]
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 emoti[...]
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.