Category: Arts & Entertainment

Families flock to Eastleigh and Hedge End for the return of Unwrapped

Thousands of families soaked up the sunshine and the pleasure of shared live arts experience at the weekend as free outdoor festival Eastleigh Unwrapped returned.  This year’s event, organised by The Point Eastleigh and supported by Eastleigh Borough Council and Arts Council England, brought a fun weekend schedule of high quality live performance to Leigh…

Tickets on sale for Eastleigh Film Festival

Eastleigh Film Festival is back for 2021, bringing a full week’s schedule of screenings to unique and unusual locations across the Borough. Tickets are on sale now for the festival line-up from Monday 13th – Saturday 18th September. Following last year’s drive-in cinema at Itchen Valley Country Park, the festival heads into the dark, dark…

Fairport Convention to star at Wickham Festival

Fairport Convention will close this year’s Wickham Festival which runs from August 5-8. The folk legends are the new Sunday night headliners after Covid travel regulations forced the Waterboys to postpone until next year. It is a major coup for organisers who have secured one of the biggest names on the circuit for their only…

Pat’s Sandwich Bar is EBC gift card winner

Pat’s Sandwich Bar has won a gift card loaded with £250 as a reward for signing up to the new Eastleigh Borough Gift Card. The sandwich shop, in Market Street, Eastleigh was chosen at random in the competition run by the Council to urge more businesses to sign up to the scheme, which encourages residents…

Ninja Warrior UK, Southampton, opens to the public

See an interview on the day with Ninja Warrior UK host Chris Kamara Ninja Warrior UK has officially arrived in Southampton yesterday (20th May 2021) as families across the area came along to experience the new fun filled indoor adventure park based on the hit TV show. Host Chris Kamara was invited to the opening…

Live outdoor comedy at Itchen Valley Country Park this May

Itchen for a laugh? The Point has it covered at the Country Park!     Shake off your lockdown blues with two rib-tickling nights of laughter under the stars this spring.  The Point Eastleigh and Itchen Valley Country Park have teamed up for a new series of outdoor events kicking off with two consecutive nights of live…

Hat Fair Outdoor Arts festival 2021 to go ahead

Play to the Crowd, the charity that organises the Outdoor Arts festival Hat Fair, has today confirmed that this year’s event will go ahead as planned on Friday 2 – Sunday 4 July 2021. Deryck Newland, Chief Executive of Play to the Crowd comments ‘Following the Prime Minister’s announcement of the roadmap out of lockdown…

Craig’s loving The Point!

The Point’s theatre space may be temporarily closed due to coronavirus, but the stage is currently occupied by one of the biggest personalities in British television! Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood is in the building rehearsing for his debut solo tour #AllBallsAndGlitter which will start in February next year. But he’s glad to be in…