Category: Arts & Entertainment

Rugbytots comes to Fleming Park

Ex-Scotland rugby captain, Budge Pountney, is bringing rugby to young children in Eastleigh through his new business venture Rugbytots South Hants. Rugbytots combines the multiple skills used in rugby with a fun, energetic and structured play programme for children between the ages of two and seven. Running Rugbytots classes is a dream come true for…

Eastleigh actress inspired by Old Library

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The Eastleigh born actress and producer Rebecca Vaughan takes to the stage tonight to bring Jane Austen’s most celebrated female characters to life in her own theatrical production, Austen’s Women. The show at Basingstoke’s Central Studio described as “tightly corseted but frilly, flowing and flamboyant in all the right places” features Austen’s leading ladies –…

Tree-mendous!

A new GoApe Tree Top Adventure has opened in Itchen Valley Country Park, and just in time for summer. For those of you that don’t know what GoApe is, their own description of “Tree Top Adventure” does the job. It’s a day out where you walk through the trees at dizzying heights, wearing a harness…

Hunter or prey?

Blooded is an independently made fictional documentary, and for those of you confused by the oxymoron; that means it’s a fictional plot but in the style of documentary. It explores the moral issues surrounding the fox hunting ban, and by extension it also throws murder and extremism into the fray. These political controversies run alongside…

£7,000 to explore sexuality

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An Eastleigh based ‘Theatre Company’, who ‘fuse cabaret and animation’ in order to ‘explore themes of gender and sexuality’ has received £7,000 from the arts council to fund its work. The company called ‘Milk Presents’, who are one of the ‘associate artist’ groups based at the loss making Point theatre, have secured the funding to…