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Cinderella 'thrills' audiences

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Cinderella is now in full-flow and audiences and critics alike are raving about our fantastic cast, spectacular musical numbers and gorgeous costumes.

Cinderella opens!

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After what feels like a very long wait, our Christmas pantomime, Cinderella, has finally opened - oh yes it has!

Day 9 of Anvil Advent giveaway

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We're moving rapidly through December and it's already Day 9 of our Anvil Advent 24 day giveaway! 

Map showing locations of Anvil Arts venues

Black Dam roundabout works

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Extensive improvement works are now under way at the Black Dam roundabout. Read more details.

Anvil Advent giveaway day 3

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It's day three of our Anvil Advent 24 day giveaway and today's prize is Live in Prague DVD from cult musical trio The Tiger Lillies. 

Day 2 of Anvil Advent giveaway

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It's day two of our 24 day Anvil Advent giveaway- prizes to be won from our 2015 spring programme every day until Christmas Eve!

Anvil Advent giveaway!

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We're getting into the spirit of Christmas with our Anvil Advent giveaway. We've got merchandise from our 2015 spring programme to be won every day between now and Christmas Eve! 

Dames Day!

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Our very own pantomime Dames and stars of Cinderella were in Festival Place and The Malls today getting a bit of Christmas shopping done and causing all kind

Marc Almond announces date at The Anvil

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Singer-songwriter Marc Almond has announced he will perform a solo gig at The Anvil on 30 April during his 2015 tour. Tickets will be available on Fri 14 November.

Ripples and Roots: Rushmoor Stories

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 Ripples and Roots: Rushmoor Stories, the latest work from local group New Dimensions  will be performed on Sun 9 November

Halloween Competition!

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It's the spookiest day of the year and we have a competition for you!

WIN a family ticket for Cinderella!

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Pop into The Malls Sainsbury's in Basingstoke and you can have a chance at winning a family ticket for this year's pantomime, Cinderella!

WIN Three Men in a Boat Merchandise

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Based on the well-known novel by Jerome K Jerome, Three Men in a Boat comes to The Haymarket from 31 Oct- 1 Nov and we are offering the ch

Su Pollard Q+A

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We asked you on Twitter and Facebook to send in your questions for Su Pollard, and now... we've got the answers!

Meet the stars of Cinderella

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We've got a brand new and exclusive video for you featuring the stars of this year's pantomime, Cinderella - Keith Chegwin

Ha Ha Hood Gallery

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Sherwood Forest comes to The Anvil this Sunday with the funniest farce in the forest Ha Ha Hood! 

New shows on sale today!

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We've added more brand-new shows  today. With comedy, music and more coming up at Anvil Arts, have a look at what's in store.

Not About Heroes trailer

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Fantastic World War 1 drama Not About Heroes will be performed at The Haymarket from 1 - 2 October. 

Double Death cast update

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We regret to anounce that Andrew Paul will no longer be performing in Double Death at The Haymarket this October. 

It's competition time!

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We're offering you a chance to win tickets and more for the fantastically chilling drama Design for Murder on Thursday 25 September. 

New shows on sale this week

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Plenty of new shows on sale this week. We've got music, comedy and even some extra dates for Sing-a-long-a- Frozen due to high demand. Have a look at what's new.  The latest shows on sale are:

Purple Flag Week

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Purple Flag is an accreditation scheme that recognises excellence in the management of town and city centres at night .