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Brand new shows on sale today!

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Don't forget to check out our brand new list of shows that have gone on sale today. We've got a spectacular line-up of musical acts showcasing their talents at The Forge. This Season's fantastic additions are:

New Cinderella trailer

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Wey hey! Cheggers invites you to watch our new trailer for Cinderella- take a look!

Box office summer opening hours

Box office summer opening hours

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The box office summer opening hours are: THE ANVIL Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm Sat 10am - 3pm CLOSED: Wed 20 - Mon 25 August THE HAYMARKET CLOSED: Mon 4 Aug - Fri 5 Sep EXCEPT: Wed 20 - Fri 22 Aug 10am - 5pm

The Anvil Trust wins Arts Council investment

The Anvil Trust wins Arts Council investment

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The Anvil Trust has won Arts Council England investment for another three years. The Trust is included in the list of National Portfolio Organisations published by ACE today, one of only six music organisations in the region to achieve this status.

Autumn 2014 events now on sale

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Our Autumn 2014 brochure events are now on sale. Download a pdf of the new brochure from the link on the left of this page.

CBeebies' Katy Ashworth to star in Cinderella

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We are delighted to announce that Katy Ashworth from CBeebies has been cast as the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella, alongside Keith Chegwin who has already been announced as Bu

The Anvil Trust renews lease on The Anvil

The Anvil Trust renews lease on The Anvil

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The Anvil Trust has just signed a twenty year lease on The Anvil building with Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council. This renews the original lease set up when The Anvil opened in 1994.

Robert Cray loves The Anvil!

Robert Cray loves The Anvil!

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Limited tickets available for his previously sold out concert today - Friday 2 May - click here to book

International Concert Series 2014-15

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We are delighted to present the following orchestras in our 2014-15 International Concert Series. Download the brochure from the link on the left of this page.

Keith Chegwin to star in Cinderella

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We are delighted to announce that Keith Chegwin is to play Buttons in our pantomime Cinderella at The Anvil from Thursday 11 December to Sun

Vienna Tonkunstler Orchestra - encores

Vienna Tonkunstler Orchestra - encores

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The encore played by Barry Douglas was October from The Seasons by Tchaikovsky The orchestra's encore was the Polka Schnell Leichtes Blut by Johann Strauss II

Summer 2014 events now on sale

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Our Summer 2014 brochure events are now on sale. Download a pdf of the new brochure from the link on the left of this page.

Anvil Arts commission wins award

Anvil Arts commission wins award

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Rivers to the Sea, by British composer Joseph Phibbs, won the Orchestral award at the British Composer Awards last night.

Basingstoke Youth Theatre

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Central Studio, Anvil Arts and Proteus Theatre Company are working together to transform theatre for young people in Basingstoke.