Category: Arts & Entertainment

Peppa Pig: ‘Best Day Ever’ tickets on sale

Children’s favourite comes to Theatre Royal. Tickets are on sale now for Peppa Pig’s brand new live show, Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever, at Theatre Royal Winchester from Saturday 7 – Sunday 8 March 2020! Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever sees Peppa, her brother George, and their parents going on a road-trip full of adventure.…

The Point set to premier new show ‘Anima’

Joli Vyann are a performance company that present an innovative fusion of circus, dance and theatre – blurring the boundaries of dance and circus skills. Their brand new performance Anima, Latin for breath, life and soul explores the simple act of breathing in all its forms and how it connects us all. Joli Vyann acclaimed…

Britain’s Got Talent star for Theatre Royal

Ben Hart, who wowed the judges of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent on Saturday night, returns to his home-town of Winchester this autumn, for his first-ever show in the city, at Theatre Royal Winchester on Sunday 17 November. Ben Hart, 28 – dubbed ‘a master of sleight of hand’, with a trick where he made an…

 Toyah Willcox celebrates 40 years in show business 

One of Britain’s most iconic household names, singer Toyah Willcox, celebrates 40 years in show business with a show at the Theatre Royal Winchester on Sunday 26 May.  The original punk princess, this charismatic and outspoken performer’s show is a retrospective look over a career spanning four decades that saw her amass 13 Top 40…

Angus Deayton set to revive classic radio comedy

Comic TV host, Angus Deayton, is reunited with fellow comedians for a stage version of classic radio comedy, Radio Active, at Theatre Royal Winchester on Sunday 12 May. Best known for presenting panel show, Have I Got News For You, Deayton is joined by Helen Atkinson (Blackadder), Michael Fenton Stevens (My Family), and Philip Pope…

Barton Peveril Perform 9 to 5 at The Point

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College performed 9 to 5: The Musical at The Point, Eastleigh, on 24th, 25th and 26th April 2019. Guests from the local community and local schools attended both evening and matinee performances. The production was based on the hit 1980 film 9 to 5, which starred Dolly Parton and Jane Fonda…

Eastleigh Unwrapped returns on Saturday 22nd June

Eastleigh Unwrapped – a free day of live performance produced by The Point – will return to the Town Centre on Saturday 22nd June. Now in its seventh year, Eastleigh Unwrapped brings together an exciting programmes of circus, aerial, family theatre and dance, celebrating the best in world-class contemporary performance. The event attracts thousands from the…

Hat Fair Carnival workshop for teachers

Hat Fair – the UK’s longest running annual Outdoor Arts festival – hosted a free workshop this week for Hampshire teachers to learn how to make colourful carnival costumes so they can help their pupils create their own to wear in the Hat Fair Carnival, which opens the festival on Friday 5 July at 12…

Eastleigh Film Festival announce 2019 dates

The Point, Eastleigh has announced dates for its seventh annual Eastleigh Film Festival. Running from Monday 23rd to Saturday 28th September Eastleigh Film Festival will again create memorable cinematic adventures, showcasing much-loved films in locations across the Borough to put the fun back into going to the movies. With thanks to support from BFI Film…

Bill Bailey set to entertain Mayflower

Bill Bailey will be taking his hit live show Larks in Transit to  on an additional tour of the UK this spring 2019 with Southampton’s Mayflower being one of the dates on 5th May. Bill kicks off his Larks in Transit tour in Brighton on 4th May 2019 and takes in Southampton, Doncaster, Halifax, Hull,…

La Boheme comes to Theatre Royal

Fans of opera, and lovers of musicals, should enjoy a new English version of Puccini’s La Boheme, which heads to Theatre Royal Winchester on Thursday 2 May. La Boheme tells the story of a group of graduates as they party, bicker, try to make ends meet, and follow their dreams. Aspiring novelist Rodolfo faces a…

Swan Lake heads to Winchester

Ballet enthusiasts will be left captivated by Ballet Theatre UK’s production of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, which heads to Theatre Royal Winchester on Tuesday 30 April. One of the most enduring classical ballets, Swan Lake is a story filled with romance, sorcery and betrayal about a princess who is held captive as a swan after an…

Alistair McGowan to stun Winchester with piano

Comedian Alistair McGowan – best known for his impressions of celebrities such as David Beckham, Jonathan Ross and Gary Lineker – shines on the piano in his inspirational show, Introductions to Classical Piano, which heads to Theatre Royal Winchester on Saturday 4 May. Last year McGowan found chart-topping success with his debut album, The Piano…

Paul Merton’s Impro Chums

Hugely-popular TV comedian, Paul Merton, takes to the stage for an evening of improvisation at Theatre Royal Winchester on Monday 29 April. Paul Merton’s Impro Chums sees the Have I Got News For You regular appear with a host of comics with a wealth of TV, radio and writing credits, for a night of incredibly…

Barton Peveril Perform for the National Theatre

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students have taken part in National Theatre Connections 2019. Second year Performing Arts: Acting students performed Chaos, a play written by Laura Lomas and commissioned especially for the Connections showcase, twice in the College’s Rose Theatre and then in Bognor Regis’ Alexandra Theatre. National Theatre Connections sees students from throughout…