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Kevin Bloody Wilson

Last minute Father's Day gift ideas

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Father's Day is this weekend, and if you've left present buying a bit late then don't panic - our online box office is open 24 hours.

Jamie Raven Twitter Q&A

Jamie Raven Twitter Q&A

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Update: Our Twitter Q&A with Jamie Raven will now take place this Thursday 23 Jun at 1pm.

New on sale

Bumper autumn now on sale

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It's a big day for new shows, with all our fun-filled family shows and entertaining dramas now on sale for the autumn season Family

Leif Ove Andsnes

Leif Ove Andsnes recital cancelled

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With great regret, Leif Ove Andsnes has had to withdraw from his performance at The Anvil on Thu 9 Jun due to medical reasons and sends his apologies to the ticket holders who had planned to attend his recital.

The Catherine Tate Show - Live

New shows on sale

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This week we've got a diverse range of new shows on sale, with everything from comedy and history to music and photography. You're bound to find something to float your boat!

Sleeping Beauty Cast Announcement

Sleeping Beauty cast announcement

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We're delighted to announce the first of our fabulous cast members for this year's pantomime, Sleeping Beauty (8 Dec - 2 Jan)! 

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.