Arts and entertainment
From reggae to Rachmaninov, Bollywood to Hollywood, you're never far from quality arts and entertainment in Hampshire.
Hampshire has galleries both large and small, from the prestigious Southampton City Gallery, with its fine collections of 20th century British art, to ArtSway in the New Forest, with exhibitions of contemporary visual arts.
Our thriving arts centres offer world class dance, theatre, music and children's performances and also run activities such as salsa dancing, mask making and drama.
Entertainment is brought into local communities through the excellent Hog the Limelight programme, organising high quality productions, workshops, cabaret and music in village halls and art centres across the county.
Lovers of live music are spoilt for choice, from rock and pop concerts at Southampton Guildhall, Portsmouth Guildhall and the West End Centre in Aldershot to classical music, jazz and folk at the Turner Sims Concert Hall and The Anvil in Basingstoke.
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Discover Grayshott Pottery and Jolleys Café
Shopping or time for Coffee, Lunch and Tea There is plenty to enjoy at Grayshott Pottery. It has a studio gallery where visitors can buy the work of many of the Pottery’s designers and decorators. It also has an extensive gift and...
a programme for lively minds
Ashcroft Arts Centre is situated within walking distance of the market town of Fareham.
Offering a vibrant range of top quality performances and workshops for all ages, you'll be guaranteed a friendly welcome and the opportunity to let your imagination run wild. For more details of what we have...
The Spring has a broad programme of entertainment including theatre shows, music, comedy nights, films, dance events, exhibitions and workshops. It is also a community museum telling the local story using a variety of medias.
Anglesea Road, Portsmouth
An independent art centre based in Portsmouth's award-winning Victoria Park. This quaint gatekeepers lodge is also home to Portsmouth's most unique cafe.
Year-round programme of solo, group and themed exhibitions of contemporary visual art, accompanied by talks, screenings, performances and participatory workshops.
World-class contemporary art, 15 minutes from Southampton city centre. Based on the University of Southampton's Highfield campus, the Gallery's internationally-renowned exhibitions showcase today's most innovative artists.
The Princes Hall was built in 1973 and is owned and managed by Rushmoor Borough Council. It is a multi-purpose centre with a main hall and 3 function suites. The capacity of the main hall is currently 568 with tiered seating, or 690 with flat floor seating or for standing concerts.
The main hall...
One of the best arts centres in the country, with something for everyone!