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The Anvil

Vacancy: Stage Door Keeper

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We are seeking to recruit a friendly and efficient member of staff to work as a Stage Door Keeper across both of our venues.

Rick Wakeman: Piano Portraits

Rick Wakeman - security notice

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There will be security checks on entry to the building for Rick Wakeman: Piano Portraits on Sat 10 Jun. Please allow extra time on arrival.

The Good Lovelies

Exciting autumn Forge acts now on sale

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If you're a fan of folk, Americana, roots and blues you'll definitely want to check out today's new events, as a whole raft of Forge acts go on sale. 

Derek Gripper

Derek Gripper wins at the Songlines Music Awards

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A huge congratulations to one of our upcoming music acts, South African guitarist Derek Gripper, who has won Best Artist in the African and Middle East category at the

London Pride Unfiltered Launch

New London Pride Unfiltered beer goes on sale

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We are delighted to announce that The Anvil and Haymarket bars are now offering a brand new beer, London Pride Unfiltered, which is yet to be launched anywhere else in Basingstoke. 

Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit

Bill Bailey on sale to Friends now

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We are delighted to announce that the king of surreal comedy Bill Bailey will return to The Anvil on 7 Mar 2018. 

Roadworks

Travel update - M3

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If you're planning on visiting us this week, please be aware that there will be closures, resurfacing and Smart motorway improvement works at various points on the M3.

Julian Rachlin

Philharmonia Orchestra: change of soloist

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We are sorry to announce that violinist Sergey Khachatryan has had to withdraw from the Philharmonia Orchestra's concert on Fri 7 Apr due to unforseen circumstances.

Easter Fun

What's on this Easter

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Looking for quality entertainment for the whole family this Easter? There's plenty to choose from at Anvil Arts. 

Mother's Day 2017

Treat Mum this Mother's Day

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Avoid those last minute panics this Mother's Day and give the gift of a great live performance.

Finding the Words

Poetry performed at special Finding the Words event

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On Mon 6 Mar, participants in one of Anvil Arts’ community projects gave a special showcase in The Forge as a celebration of their work in Finding the Words: Poetry for People Living w