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Fire Engines

Hampshire Fire and Rescue at The Anvil

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Three fire engines at the Stage Door? Nothing to worry about, the fire service just dropped into The Anvil last week as part of their training.

Warsaw Village Band

Warsaw Village Band win at Polish Grammys

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Huge congratulations are in order for Warsaw Village Band, whose album Festival of the Sun has won the accolade of Roots Album of the Year at the 2016 Fryd

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

Eliza Carthy nominated at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

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Best of luck to upcoming Anvil star Eliza Carthy in tonight's BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. Eliza is nominated for the Singer of the Year Award, and will be performing as part of the ceremony.

Anvil Arts

Audiences love visiting Anvil Arts

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We commissioned an independent survey of audiences and the results are now in. Patrons filled in an online questionnaire about their visits to The Anvil, The Haymarket and The Forge.

Pudsey at The Malls

Ashleigh and Pudsey hit The Malls!

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Yesterday two very special guests dropped by The Malls shopping centre - Britain's Got Talent's Ashleigh and Pudsey.  

Pudsey

Ashleigh and Pudsey at The Malls

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Calling all secret agents! Tomorrow special K9 agents and Britain's Got Talent winners Ashleigh and Pudsey will be appearing at The Malls, along with some special acrobatic guests.  

Easter at Anvil Arts

Easter Family Fun

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Looking for some fun things to do this Easter holiday? You've still got time to book for any of our great family shows.   

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra - encores

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra - encores

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The encores at the concert on 9 March were Rachmaninov Vocalise (arr. cello and piano) Sibelius Valse triste Khachaturian Lezghinka from the ballet Gayaneh

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2016

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Nominees

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The nominations have been announced for the annual BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, and there are some familliar names included in the short lists.

Toby the detection dog

Detection dogs in training at The Anvil

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Last week The Anvil was host to a different kind of event as the explosive detections dogs undertook their refresher training around the venue.

Patricia Kopatchinskaya encore

Patricia Kopatchinskaya encore

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The encores played by Patricia Kopatchinskaya at the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment concert on Thursday were pieces from Signs, Games and Messages and Kafka Fragments by Gyorgy Kurtag.

New shows on sale

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This week we've got a fantastic new range of shows going on sale, with something for everyone.

Valeriy Sokolov encore

Valeriy Sokolov encore

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The encore played by Valeriy Sokolov at the concert by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra on Friday was the Recitativo and scherzo caprice Op. 6 by Fritz Kreisler

Record panto sales

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Jack and the Beanstalk is officially our best-selling panto for eight years! Our 2015 - 2016 pantomime performed to over 20,000 people over three weeks and received glowing reviews from press and public alike.

Jack and the Beanstalk

Panto production pics are here!

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It's Panto Day and what better way to celebrate than with our stunning new production photos of Jack and the Beanstalk!

Jack and the Beanstalk

Potty about panto? Read our blog!

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With panto right around the corner (can you believe we open on Thursday?!) we've got lots of behind-the-scenes pictures, videos, and interviews we want to share with you.