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Panto Day

Panto Day is back!

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After 2015's fun, Panto Day is back for another year! This nationwide event, taking place tomorrow, celebrates everything we love about pantomime - oh yes it does!

JG Dance

Junior dancers get into the groove

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Performers aged 7 - 11 from JG Dance, one of the local dance groups performing in our panto this christmas, have been getting stuck into rehearsals this week.

Christmas lights

Panto stars light up Basingstoke

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Panto rehearsals have been in full swing since last Friday (25 Nov), but our panto cast had already been in costume - and character - before then!

Alice Sara Ott encore

Alice Sara Ott encore

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The encore played by Alice Sara Ott on 19 November was the March of the Trolls by Grieg, Op. 54 no. 3

Spring 2017

New spring season announced

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It may be grey and chilly outside, but we're already looking forward to sunnier skies and our new spring season - on sale Mon 14 Nov.

Christmas Gifts

A perfect present for Christmas

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A great evening out makes a wonderful Christmas present, so this year why not treat your loved one to a show? 

Mr Darcy Loses the Plot

Mr Darcy visits Jane Austen at home

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The dashing Mr Darcy visited Jane Austen’s house in Alton yesterday and happened to bump into his creator herself writing away in the dining room.

Why The Whales Came

Audience reaction to Why The Whales Came

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We're laden with top notch adaptations of children's books this autumn, including the beguiling Why The Whales Came, based on a story by War Horse

The cast of Sleeping Beauty

New trailer for Sleeping Beauty

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The wonderful cast of Sleeping Beauty came to see us, including Only Fools and Horses' SUE HOLDERNESS, KAT

Dove House School Academy

Music at Dove House School Academy

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Throughout this academic year (2016/17) we will be working alongside SoCo Music Project to deliver music lessons to the entirety of Year 8 at Dove House School Academy.

Sue Holderness

Panto star walks for charity

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Our wicked fairy Sue Holderness did a good turn recently, taking part in a charity event in aid of Alzheimer's Society. 

Forge New On Sale

Bumper Forge Spring Season

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Book now for our brand new bumper Forge spring season. There's Blues, Folk, Americana and much more in this terrific line up of acts - all on sale now!