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JANUARY– AUGUST 2013



COMEDY THEATRE MUSIC CINEMA TALKS DANCE WORKSHOPS EXHIBITIONS MUSEUM SHOP CAFÉ

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NEW CENTRE DIRECTOR JOINS THE SPRING WE WELCOME SOPHIE FULLERLOVE WHO STARTS HER NEW POST WITH US ON THURSDAY 3 JANUARY 2013. “I am delighted to be given this opportunity to work at The Spring. I hope that the venue will continue to be as exciting, lively and interesting as ever. I want to safeguard the future of The Spring and my plan is to deliver a broad-ranging and stimulating programme of events and activities. I would welcome any comments and suggestions from members of the public”. Contact Sophie at: sophie@thespring.co.uk or tel. 023 9224 9067

THE SPRING CAFE & BAR IS A GREAT PLACE TO MEET FRIENDS EITHER FOR LUNCH OR FOR COFFEE AND A DELICIOUS CAKE. Our lunch menu offers a lovely range of light lunches including wholesome homemade soups, BLT’s, jacket potatoes and sandwiches with a range of tasty fillings all available from 12 noon – 2.30 pm. We serve Fair Trade tea and coffee and a wonderful range of deliciously scrummy cakes from 9.30am – 3pm. We are open Monday to Saturday. For enquiries please call 023 9224 9065 or email: katiet@thespring.co.uk

SHORT BREAKS In partnership with Hampshire County Council, The Spring is participating in the Short Breaks programme. Short Breaks works towards enabling children and young people with disabilities and/or additional needs to join in with safe, fun and interesting activities; and will give parents or carers an opportunity to have a short break from caring.

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Look out for the Short Breaks Gateway Card logo throughout the brochure. More information at: www3.hants.gov.uk/childrens-services/specialneeds/shortbreaks.htm

BUMPER BEACH BOOK SALE

WELCOME

Monday 1 July – Saturday 31 August, 2013 Buy your books to take on holiday or read at home. Come and see our wide range of second-hand books for sale. Do you have unwanted books? If so, please drop them into the Centre after 15th June. In certain circumstances we may be able to collect your books. Thank you for your support.

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MEMBERS ‘M’ | Whenever you see the (M) symbol throughout the brochure it denotes that a member, once per year, can bring a friend along to that show or cinema screening for FREE. Subject to availability.

CONTENTS | Comedy 3 – 5 | Music 6 – 10 | Theatre 11 – 15 | Cinema 16 – 20 | Talks 21 | Museum & Heritage 22 – 23 | Dance 24 | Youth Performance 25 | Young People Classes 26 – 27 | Adult Workshops & Classes 28 – 31 | Children & Families 32 – 34 | Children’s Holiday Activities 35 – 37 | Exhibitions & Art 38 – 40 | Gift Shop 41 | Information 44 – 45 | Events Calendar 46 – 47

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COMEDY  “FEISTY, FUNNY AND WONDERFULLY BITCHY”

“HILARIOUS, GRADE A BRITISH ECCENTRIC”

“IMAGINE IF DERREN BROWN WAS FUNNY”

The Observer

Stewart Lee Makin Projects proudly present

The Evening Standard

Best Cabaret: Brighton Fringe Awards 2012

JO CAULFIELD

THE ‘BETTER THE DEVIL YOU KNOW’ TOUR

Thursday 14 February, 8pm £12, £10.80 concessions, £10.20 members

DOUG SEGAL

BRAND NEW TOUR: ‘NOMAD. NO SANE EITHER...’ The comedians’ comedian. “Boothby Graffoe is a multitalented, darkly hilarious, grade A British eccentric, who can twist your funny bone one minute, and break your heart the next. A musical comedy act who is more musical than most musicians, and funnier than most comedians.” Stewart Lee Plus local comedic support.

Friday 15 March, 8pm £12, £10.80 concessions, £10.20 members

IN ‘HOW TO READ MINDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE’ Have you ever wanted to read someone’s mind or implant a subliminal suggestion?

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Mind reader and comedian Doug Segal (BBC1, BBC 3, MTV) brings his hit show to The Spring. Everything is achieved using one or more of the following: persuasion techniques, statistics, body language, subliminal influence and two key advertising skills: ‘cheating & lying’, all done with laughs! EVERYONE who sees this show will leave with an amazing mind trick they can do with their friends.

Friday 12 April, 8pm £8, £7.20 concessions, £6.80 members BOX OFFICE: 023 9247 2700 | THESPRING.CO.UK

COMEDY

Star of Radio 4’s critically acclaimed ‘It’s That Jo Caulfield Again'. Seen on Michael McIntyre’s ‘Comedy Roadshow’, ‘Mock The Week’, ‘Have I Got News For You’, ‘Never Mind The Buzzcocks’ and ‘The Apprentice: You’re Fired’. The celebration of anger continues with acerbic stories about dating, relationships, bad service, wrestling with a self-scanner in a Tesco Supermarket and public humiliation.

BOOTHBY GRAFFOE


COMEDY  HAVE A LAUGH WITH THE COMEDIANS FROM RADIO, TV AND THE EDINBURGH FRINGE

“CHARMINGLY TWISTED, ARTICULATE AND WITTY”

“UNUSUAL COMEDY BECAUSE IT’S INFORMATIVE”

Sunday Times

Daily Mail

LUCY PORTER PEOPLE PERSON

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Lucy’s brand new show is based around a fascinating true story with a stunning twist in the tale. She tackles the big subjects: happiness, home shopping, friendship and the psychological impact of daytime TV. Lucy continues to appear regularly on BBC Radio 4 on ‘The Unbelievable Truth’ and ‘Life: An Idiot’s Guide’. TV-wise she featured heavily on BBC2’s ‘I’m In A Boy Band!’ ‘I’m In A Girl Band!’ and ‘I’m a Pop Star!’.

Friday 19 April, 8pm £12, £10.80 concessions, £10.20 members

MATT PARKER IS THE NUMBER NINJA

As seen in sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and London’s West End. Direct from BBC Radio4’s ‘Infinite Monkey Cage’ with Robin Ince and Brian Cox, stand-up mathematician Matt Parker takes a hilarious tour through the world of numbers. Expect everything from debunking number nonsense and flagrant sudoku abuse to the mysterious patterns in the locations of ancient monuments… and defunct Woolworths’ stores.

Friday 24 May, 8pm £12, £10.80 concessions, £10.20 members

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Lakin McCarthy Entertainment presents

MRS BARBARA NICE HOUSEWIFE SUPERSTAR IN ‘MRS NICE’

Starring C4 TV’s ‘Phoenix Nights’ Janice Connolly. International fun smuggler and mother of five dealing in the naturally occurring comedic highs of daily life. A character comedian who tours the country on behalf of the opinionated suburban housewives of Stockport. Mrs Barbara Nice invites you to forget your troubles, be happy and join everyone's favourite housewife in celebrating the here and now and making our own fun in austerity Britain. Expect a friendly, inclusive atmosphere with home truths, great timing and unique comic insights into the human condition.

Friday 21 June, 8pm £12, £10.80 concessions, £10.20 members (M)


“JAM-PACKED WITH OBSERVATIONAL HUMOUR” Leicester Mercury

COMEDY RETURNS TO THE SPRING WITH NEW RESIDENT HOST JOE WELLS ‘A star of the future’ – The Guardian

THE HAVANT COMEDY CLUB 19 January

ANDREW O’NEILL INSTANT SOOP

As seen on ‘Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle’. Plus support from Suzi Ruffell and Helen Arney.

KEVIN PRECIOUS

16 February

IN ‘NOT APPROPRIATE’

SOOP’s energetic blend of sketches, spontaneous songs and long form improvisation is a recipe for high octane, hilarious entertainment, where anything (and that means ANYTHING) can happen!

This is a show that will appeal to anyone who has ever taught or, for that matter, been to school. Parts of it are likely to be not appropriate.

Saturday 22 June, 8pm

£8, £7.20 concessions, £6.80 members

£9.50, £8.55 concessions, £8.10 members

‘Not Appropriate’ is the most over-used term of disapproval in the teacher’s canon. Former teacher turned standup comic Kevin Precious returns to reflect once more on his former profession.

Thursday 11 July, 8pm

JAMES SHERWOOD

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Imaginative musical jokes and original comedy songs. Plus support from Romesh Ranganathan and Ben Target.

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DAVID TRENT Fosters Comedy Award Nominee (formerly Perrier). Plus support from Julian Deane and Angela Barnes.

18 May & 15 June

LINE-UPS TBC Above Saturdays, 8pm £9.50, £8 concessions/members BOX OFFICE: 023 9247 2700 | THESPRING.CO.UK

COMEDY

Take a few actors, stir in a musician or two, dust generously with audience suggestions, serve it up with a genial host and you have ‘Instant Soop’, the live improvised comedy show where every performance is different because you provide the material!


MUSIC  OUTSTANDING BLUES, FOLK, JAZZ, CLASSICAL AND POPULAR MUSIC

BULLY WEE BAND Originally formed in the 1970s and still a force to be reckoned with in the folk world. Featuring Ian Cutler on violin (Feast of Fiddles), Fergus Feely on mandocello and vocals (Dolores Keane), Colin Reece on guitar and vocals (Jim Davidson), and Jim Yardley on mandolin and vocals (Corner Boys).

Thursday 24 January, 8pm £12.50, £11.25 concessions, £10.65 members

STEVE KNIGHTLEY

PHIL BEER A popular ambassador for acoustic roots music and top flight fiddler who also plays slide, Spanish and tenor guitar, mandocello, viola, mandolin and South American cuatro. Phil also contributes rich vocals to his songs.

Saturday 9 February, 8pm £14, £12.60 concessions, £11.90 members

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THE ALTER EAGLES An independently promoted event. The Alter Eagles return with their not-to-be-missed tribute to one of the world’s best country rock and harmony bands. The two hour show features Eagles’ classics like ‘Hotel California’, ‘Desperado’ and ‘Tequila Sunrise’ – as well as tracks from 2007’s smash hit album, ‘Long Road Out Of Eden’. Expect rocking twin guitars & pinpoint harmonies.

Friday 1 February, 8pm £12.50, £11.50 concessions & members BOX OFFICE: 023 9247 2700 | THESPRING.CO.UK

Alone and Unsupported! One of England’s greatest ever singer songwriters and the writing force behind Show of Hands. Steve is renowned for his strong, trademark narrative songs which reflect the escapades, hopes and fears not only of people in his native West Country but those beyond. “Knightley dares to tackle subjects other songwriters leave well alone – his best songs are bleak, witty and finely observed” The Guardian

Friday 1 March, 8pm £15, £13.50 concessions, £12.75 members


BADKE QUARTET SLIM CHANCE When Ronnie Lane left The Faces and formed Slim Chance he created a band which was hugely enjoyable as well as being a platform for his great songwriting skills. Original members Steve Simpson, Charlie Hart, Steve Bingham, Alun Davies and Colin Davey have established a reputation around the country as a top quality band playing Ronnie’s songs with passion and commitment.

Lana Trotovsek (violin), Jonathan Byers (Cello), Jon Thorne (Viola), Emma Parker (Violin) The Badke Quartet is widely recognised as one of Britain’s finest string quartets. Winners of the 1st prize at the 5th Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition in 2007, the Badke Quartet has received widespread acclaim for its energetic and vibrant performances. Lecturer and writer Terry Barfoot will introduce Britten String Quartet No. 3 with musical examples played by the quartet.

Monday 4 March, 7.30pm £15, £13.50 concessions, £12.75 members

Saturday 2 March, 8pm £12.50, £11.25 concessions, £10.65 members

Programme: Benjamin Britten: String Quartet No. 3 Op. 94 | Interval | Wolfgang Mozart: String Quartet No 14 in G major K.387 Johannes Brahms: String Quartet in C major, Opus 51 No. 1

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HAZEL O’CONNOR

BREAKING GLASS BAREFOOT TOUR

Tuesday 5 March, 8pm £15, £13.50 concessions, £12.75 members BOX OFFICE: 023 9247 2700 | THESPRING.CO.UK

MUSIC

Plus Support Coinciding with the publication of Hazel’s long-awaited autobiography Breaking Glass Barefoot and celebrating the release of the digitally re-mastered DVD movie ‘Breaking Glass’. Hazel teams up with two legendary performers – saxophonist Clare Hirst (Bellestars, Communards, David Bowie) and Sarah Fisher (Eurythmics) on keyboards. Expect a soulful introspective dip into the old and the new with stories and tales along the way. Hear live her unforgettable songs from the film including ‘Eighth Day’, ‘Will You’ and ‘If Only’. With the release of a critically acclaimed new album ‘I Give You My Sunshine’ and a special Meet & Greet immediately after the show you’re in for a real treat!


MUSIC  MUSICAL CHAIRS! A Fundraising Concert for theatre seating refurbishment. HLO sing for The Spring! New chairs for old! The Spring’s resident choral society present a magical musical mishmash to enable the cushioning of posteriors for posterity!

Thursday 28 March, 7.30 pm £10

DAMIEN O’KANE

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O’Kane is primarily a banjo player who has recently been winning accolades as a singer. Probably best known for his work with Shona Kipling (the duo were nominated at the 2007 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards), Flook and as a fulltime member of Kate Rusby’s band. BBC Music said of his debut solo album ‘Summer Hill’: “…what hits you immediately is the richness of O'Kane’s voice. It is both strong and sweet, rough and romantic…” Damien tours with his own band including some of the finest musicians on the scene: Ed Boyd, John-Joe Kelly, Duncan Lyall and others…

THE SECRET POLICE The world’s longest running and most respected Police tribute band, together since 1996.

Don’t miss him live!

In those years they have played more than 1000 gigs, from small and intimate venues right up to audiences of 12,000 at festivals around the world. Their love and respect for the music of Sting, Andy & Stewart will be obvious in the way they play it live for you.

Saturday 16 March, 8pm

Saturday 6 April, Doors 8pm

£11, £9.90 concessions, £9.35 members

£10, £9 concessions, £8.50 members

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THE HISTORY OF JAZZ PIANO WITH

RICHARD MICHAEL Edinburgh Fringe sell out show 2011. One of Scotland’s most versatile musicians and Radio Scotland’s ‘Jazz Jargonbuster’. Richard is the author of ‘Jazz Beginnings’, was voted Jazz Educator of the year in the 2009 Parliamentary Jazz Awards and has just released his first solo piano CD. He is currently Visiting Professor of Jazz Piano at St Andrews University and his 2010 Edinburgh Fringe show, ‘The History of Jazz Piano’, won a Glasgow Herald ‘Angel’ award for outstanding performance, and sold out in 2011 and 2012. For services to Music Education, Richard was awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2012. “Far too entertaining to be called a lecture recital” The Herald

Thursday 18 April, 7.30pm £10, £9 concessions, £8.50 members


MEGSON Stu Hanna & Debbie Hanna are the husband and wife duo MEGSON.

LARRY GARNER & THE NORMAN BEAKER BAND A night of fantastic blues music with two modern day Troubadours. Born in Louisiana, Larry Garner is one of the most adored blues artistes touring the world today. A fine guitarist with a wonderfully expressive voice he has won many awards including the WC Handy Award. The Norman Beaker Band have been at the forefront of the UK blues scene for over 3 decades working with a who's who of blues stars including BB King, Chuck Berry and many more.

Thursday 9 May, 8pm £15, £13.50 concessions, £12.75 members

Three times nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards for BEST DUO and double winners of the 2011 Spiral Earth Awards, they draw heavily on their Teesside heritage to create a unique brand of folk music. Their infectious sound is a mix of heavenly vocals, lush harmonies and driving rhythmic guitars and mandolas. “A force in the folk revival” Neil Spencer - The Observer

Friday 17 May, 8pm £12.50, £11.25 concessions, £10.65 members

JAZZ HEAVEN

SIX OF THE BEST JAZZ MUSICIANS IN THE COUNTRY WILL BE ON STAGE FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY…

ERROL LINTON Three times winner of the UK Blues Harmonica Player of the Year! This gifted bluesman is one of London’s greatest undiscovered talents. His voice has a warm unforced timbre that perfectly complements the rasp and wail of his mercurial harmonica playing. “Britain, once a blues powerhouse, has several fascinating new talents. Most notable is Errol Linton” Independent on Sunday

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Friday 31 May, 8pm £10, £9 concessions, £8.50 members (M)

The line-up reads like a who’s who of Jazz: Anita Wardell (Vocals) Tony Kofi (Sax) Dave Newton (Piano) Martin Shaw (Trumpet) Arnie Somogyi (Bass) Clark Tracey (Drums)

Saturday 25 May, 8pm £10, £9 concessions, £8.50 members, £2 jazz weekend attendees BOX OFFICE: 023 9247 2700 | THESPRING.CO.UK

MUSIC

For Jazz workshop weekend details see page 28


MUSIC  SLICK MINDED INDIVIDUALS TICKLIN THE PICKLE Live Funk Mayhem! TTP have been laying down the funk for over a decade and have appeared alongside the likes of the James Taylor Quartet, The Wailers, Leroy Hutson, Rose Royce and Selina Jones. They have performed at The Isle of Wight Festival, Vintage at Goodwood Festival and Blues on the Farm to name but a few. “TTP - they come with a government health warning of guaranteed enjoyment”

A unique 6 piece hip hop, rock, funk, jazz, metal, DnB, reggae fusion band who have been busy ‘sparking a big buzz’ along the south coast and in the Capital for the last two years. Their live show is always exciting with tons of energy, passion and honesty.

Saturday 8 June, 8pm £6, £5.40 concessions, £5.10 members

Roots Around The World

Thursday 6 June, 8pm 10 £10, £9 concessions, £8.50 members

MUSIC

OASISH Oasish accurately re-create all of the biggest hits from arguably the biggest British band since The Beatles and are the ONLY Oasis tribute band to use a live string quartet. Oasish will leave you begging for more.

ANDREW FOSTER A slice of acoustic wonderment. Man and guitar who paints pictures with songs and is often compared to Nick Drake and even Bowie, but with a contemporary twist. Andrew’s fragile but self-assured melodies wrap you up in your own little world. Andrew has toured with the likes of Mumford & Sons, Hard Fi and Amy McDonald to name but a few. “… blend of indie rock laced with a handful of folk and a pinch of psychedelica” Portsmouth News

Friday 7 June, 8pm

Thursday 20 June, 8pm

£10, £9 concessions, £8.50 members

£8, £7.20 concessions, £6.80 members

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Photo: Aaron Bennett

Havant Light Opera present

THE GONDOLIERS By Gilbert & Sullivan Non-professional musical theatre From its first performance in 1889, ‘The Gondoliers’ has been loved by audiences of all ages. Sullivan’s music bubbles over with joy and melody, whilst Gilbert’s topsy-turvy plot sparkles with memorable characters and witty dialogue. Meet the two kings, who, because of mistaken identity, have acquired three would-be queens! Greet colourful characters such as the brutal Grand Inquisitor, the haughty but penniless Duke of Plaza-Toro, the formidable Duchess, and their beautiful daughter Casilda, wed in infancy to a King.

Tuesday 25 to Saturday 29 June, 7.30pm £10, £5 young people (under 18), £8.50 members


THEATRE  A PROGRAMME OF NEW, EXCITING THEATRE STARTS HERE

“A MACABRE MASTERPIECE. GHOSTLY, GRISLY AND GORGEOUS” Three Weeks

Forest Forge Theatre Company present

Dyad Productions present

MIDNIGHT IS A PLACE

FEMALE GOTHIC

By Joan Aiken Inside the gloomy Midnight Court Lucas Bell and Anna-Marie Murgatroyd live under the stewardship of Sir Randolph, owner of Blastburn’s dangerous carpet factory. When a mysterious fire forces them onto the icy streets they face danger at every turn. Will they survive in the snow? Forest Forge return to Blastburn with a shadowy but uplifting family adventure by one of Britain’s best-loved children’s authors. Suitable for children aged 5+

An artist, gripped by the clutching fingers of a dead past; a scientist, defying nature in the dark realm of the senses; an expectant father, driven mad by creeping shadows…

Thursday 31 January, 7pm

In the unquiet, stygian darkness between life and death, a lone, haunted woman tells chilling tales of the macabre and terrifying, illuminating the curious frailties of human nature… The Victorian fascination with tales of mystery and the supernatural created an enduring legacy of Gothic fiction; but it is often the male writers that we remember. Many thrilling and eerie stories from the great female writers of that era have gathered dust and been forgotten. Until now. Adapted and performed by Rebecca Vaughan (Austen’s Women, I, Elizabeth, The Diaries of Adam and Eve). Directed by Olivier Award Winner, Guy Masterson (Morecambe).

Friday 15th February, 8pm £12.50, £11.25 concessions, £10.65 members BOX OFFICE: 023 9247 2700 | THESPRING.CO.UK

THEATRE

£8, £7.20 concessions, £6.80 members (M)

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THEATRE  Bench Theatre present

LipService present

IRON

INSPECTOR NORSE

Rona Munro’s precisely worded, emotionally loaded drama was premiered in Edinburgh at the Traverse Theatre in 2002 and performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London in 2003. The drama starts with the first visit by Josie to her mother, Fay, who has served 15 years of a life sentence for killing Josie’s father. Josie has no memory of the first eleven years of her life. Fay longs to live vicariously through her daughter without confronting the moment of her crime. ‘Iron’ gradually but relentlessly draws its audience into a psychologically gripping mother-daughter relationship set within the claustrophobic world of prison life. Like all of the best drama, ‘Iron’ resonates and will stay with the audience long after they have left the theatre.

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Bench are an award-winning amateur theatre group.

Evenings: Wednesday 20 to Saturday 23 February, 7.30pm Matinee: Saturday 23rd February, 2:30pm

THEATRE

£8, £6 concessions/members Buy One Get One Free on Opening Wednesday (20th Feb)

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(OR THE GIRL WITH TWO SCREWS LEFT OVER) A self-assembly Swedish crime thriller from award-winning comedy duo LipService that will leave you in stitches! A man is found dead in a barn with a walking pole in his forehead. Enter Inspector Sandra Larsson in her authentic, rustic knitwear. With her own personal life unravelling before our eyes, it is up to her to follow the pattern of a mystery with many holes. Featuring Nordic walking and a drunken moose!

CALLOUT TO LOCAL KNITTING GROUPS: COME AND KNIT OUR SET! Please email knittingfornorse@gmail.com to get involved!

Friday 8th March, 8pm £15, £13.50 concessions, £12.75 members

“LIPSERVICE ARE THE LAUREL AND HARDY OF LITERARY DECONSTRUCTION” The Guardian


Black Fish and makin projects, in association with the Exeter Northcott Theatre present

ALASKA Journey to one of the last great frontiers of the modern world, to a land where steam freezes, fish have mastered cryogenics and the Yukon River can make you disappear. But faced with ‘a piece of the good life’ the reality is no picnic, with plummeting temperatures, technical disaster and virtually no practical skill ALASKA is a story of one man's carefree, joyous journey which becomes a nightmarish plunge into extreme survival. Boldly following in the footsteps of Bear Grylls and Ray Mears, through a whole host of forest wildlife, film, firelight, shadows and one hell of a soundtrack, this riot of tragic-comedy / Pythonesque dottiness, is guaranteed to have you spellbound.

Thursday 14th March, 8pm

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Darkest Devon… A misty moor with a towering tor; a horrible hell-hound howling hellishly! Baskerville Hall; Sir Hugo’s fall! Sir Charles chomped! Sir Henry haunted! Sherlock solves; Watson wonders; resolution reached! And they hall live happily hever hafter.* After the success of their ‘Complete Works of William Shakespeare’ (Abridged) and their award-winning ‘The 39 Steps’, HumDrum bring you another small-scale comic masterpiece with Peepolykus’s ‘wonderfully barking spoof’ of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most famous work. Forget Rathbone! Forget Brett! Forget them all! We promise you – you’ll never forget this… *OK. Point stretched. We accept this.

Portsmouth’s foremost amateur dramatics company

Tuesday 19 March to Saturday 23 March, 7.30pm

Forest Forge Theatre Company present

THE BOY AT THE EDGE OF THE ROOM “He was not like other boys… He did not see the world through the same eyes as us.” Tony struggles to fit in. He has a different way of looking at the world. Those surrounding him have little patience for his dreams, with the exception of his mother who will do anything to ensure his happiness. But when Tony is offered a lifechanging chance, his mother must face a future without him, and the audience is forced to confront a moving ending. This beautiful fairytale for adults is inspired by Lucy Clifford’s 1882 story Wooden Tony. It focuses on a boy who displays many classic traits of the autistic spectrum, examining difference and acceptance through song, movement and puppetry. Recommended age 12+

Thursday 4th April, 7.30pm £11, £9.90 concessions, £9.35 members

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£12.50, £11.25 concessions, £10.65 members

HumDrum present


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Gonzo Moose present

Bench Theatre present

Les Enfants Terribles present

WHAT THE DICKENS?

ABSENT FRIENDS

THE TRENCH

Young Charles Dickens is reporting for The Morning Chronicle when he accidently stumbles on a story that could make his reputation. Expect a world of pockmarked pickpockets, cobwebby convicts, teeming slums and empty marshes, dark secrets and convoluted plots, and lots and lots of fog…

By Alan Ayckbourn It’s always good to see old friends – isn’t it? All Diana wants to do is to console the recently bereaved Colin with a gathering of old friends and a nice cup of tea. But the reunion succeeds only in pouring salt into wounds, and what a shame Gordon couldn't come, being so poorly. Ayckbourn treats this roadcrash of a party with a typical sureness of touch – it is at times sad and touching, but always bitingly funny. At least Colin seems to be enjoying his bereavement. Bench are an award-winning amateur theatre group.

This inventive comedy features just three actors playing over 20 roles in 80 minutes of fastpaced fun. Brimming with unfeasibly quick costume changes, stupidly surreal characters and wonderfully daft jokes, it is the most absurd contribution to the Dickens bicentenary you could hope to see.

Saturday 20th April, 8pm

THEATRE

£12.50, £11.25 concessions, £10.65 members

“ANARCHIC COMEDY THEATRE AT ITS BEST” Fringe review

Evenings: Thursday 25 April to Saturday 27 April & Tuesday 30 April to Saturday 4 May, 7.30pm Matinee: Saturday 4 May, 2.30pm £8, £6 concessions/members Buy One Get One Free on Thurs 25 & Tue 30 April

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The award-winning team behind The Terrible Infants present a play inspired by the story of a miner who became entombed in a tunnel during WW1. As the horror engulfs him, not everything in the darkness is what it seems when he discovers a strange world beneath the mud and death. Blending live music, mime, film, puppetry and physical performance, The Trench is the eagerly anticipated new show “from razor sharp theatre company,” Les Enfants Terribles (The Telegraph).

Wednesday 15th May, 8pm £12.50, £11.25 concessions, £10.65 members

“THE OVERALL VISION STAYS WITH YOU LIKE A STRANGE, SIGNIFICANT DREAM” The Times


Soop Theatre present

HumDrum present

Bench Theatre present

A VIKING TALE — 84 CHARING LADIES DAY By Amanda Whittington THE STORY OF CROSS ROAD Ladies Day at Royal Ascot! In 1949, Helene Hanff, a New It conjures up images the world SIGURD THE York-based writer, contacts over of glamour, culture and an antiquarian bookshop in DRAGON sporting excitement, but now London – Marks & Co. – four fish packers from Hull SLAYER for help acquiring some have decided they want in on Join Sigurd, the greatest Viking of them all, on an epic adventure, slaying a dragon, capturing gold and conquering a forest of flame – all with his faithful horse by his side. But when a cruel witch’s spell betrays his true love, Sigurd faces his toughest challenge yet. Inspired by a sweeping Icelandic folk tale, SOOP Theatre weave a magical tale for brave adventurers. Age 9+

Saturday 1 June, 7pm £8, £7.20 concessions, £6.80 members

volumes she wants to add to her collection.

Manager Frank Doel replies to her letter. Thus begins one of literature’s great love affairs. For twenty years Hanff and the staff of the shop exchange letters; life-long friendships develop and Hanff promises, when times get easier, that she’ll cross the Atlantic to pay a visit… Multi-award-winning HumDrum return to The Spring with this adaptation of Hannf’s own account of this astonishing twenty-year correspondence. “Charming, warm and life-affirming”.

Portsmouth’s foremost amateur dramatics company

£9, £8 concessions, £7.65 members

Evenings: Thursday 18 to Saturday 20 July, 7.30pm & Tuesday 23 to Saturday 27 July, 7.30pm Matinee: Saturday 20 July, 2.30pm £8, £6 concessions/members

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Tuesday 2 July, to Saturday 6 July, 7.30pm

the action. Unfortunately they haven’t got any tickets, but they won’t let a little thing like that stand in their way. Join Pearl, Jan, Linda and Shelley in this hilarious comedy from Amanda Whittington (‘Be My Baby’) in their quest to find love, happiness and Tony Christie! It’s a safe bet Bench Theatre will give you a great night out with this heart-warming comedy from the team that brought you ‘Daisy pulls it off!’ Bench are an award-winning amateur theatre group.


CINEMA  CATCH THE FILMS YOU MISSED FIRST TIME ROUND Cinema tickets £4.85, £4.35 concessions, £4.12 members FREE tea or coffee and biscuits during the interval of the 1.45pm screening. FREE tea or coffee before the 8pm screening. Programmes subject to change as distributors can make changes to film release dates after we have gone to press. We screen films in DVD format.

SCREEN IDOLS ATTEND 6 FILMS IN A YEAR AND GET THE 7TH FREE Terms & Conditions: One voucher per person only. Your voucher must be stamped at the time of purchase. Vouchers must be handed into the Box Office. Not available online. Expires 31 Dec 2013. Pick up your voucher from the Box Office.

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WEDDING VIDEO

CINEMA

A comedy set in the cut-throat world of English society weddings. A newly married couple’s best man decides to capture their wedding on video and present them with it as a gift.

HYSTERIA

RUBY SPARKS

In Victorian London, Dr. Mortimer Granville, a young doctor, struggles to establish himself. He is hired by a doctor to investigate treatments for women diagnosed with female hysteria using ‘pelvic massage’. The truth of how Mortimer Granville devised the invention of the first vibrator in the name of medical science.

A novelist struggling with writer’s block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence.

Wed 23 January, 1.45pm & 8pm Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy and Jonathan Pryce. Cert 15 / 100mins

HOPE SPRINGS After thirty years of marriage, a middleaged couple attends an intense, week-long counselling session to work on their relationship. What follows is an insightful experience as Dr. Feld manages to help the couple understand how they have emotionally drifted apart and what they can do to reignite their passion.

Weds 16 January, 1.45pm

Wed 6 February, 1.45pm & 8pm

Starring Rufus Hound, Robert Webb and Lucy Punch.

Starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell.

Cert 15 / 94mins

Cert 12A / 100mins

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Wed 13 February, 1.45pm & 8pm Starring Antonio Banderas, Paul Dano, Annette Bening and Steve Coogan. Cert 15 / 104mins


UNTOUCHABLE An irreverent, uplifting French drama focusing on a superficially mismatched friendship between a wealthy quadriplegic and his ex-con carer.

Wed 27 February, 1.45pm & 8pm Starring Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot, Francois Cluzet, Clotilde Mollet and Omar Sy.

SPARKLE

Cert 15 / 112mins (M)

Set in the 1960s, three sisters form a girl group and soon become local sensations with major label interest, but fame becomes a challenge as the close-knit family begins to fall apart.

Cert 12A / 116mins

TO ROME WITH LOVE A story about a number of people in Italy, some American, some Italian, some residents, some visitors, and the romances and adventures and predicaments they get into. Woody Allen takes us on a romp around yet another beautiful European city, set in one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in the world – Rome.

Tues 12 March, 1.45pm

Wed 20 February, 1.45pm Starring Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo and Whitney Houston.

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

PEOPLE LIKE US While settling his recently deceased father’s estate, a salesman discovers he has a sister whom he never knew about, leading both siblings to re-examine their perceptions about family and life choices.

Cert 12A / 112mins

Wed 13 March, 1.45pm & 8pm Starring Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes and Jeremy Irvine. Cert 12A / 128mins

YOUR SISTER’S SISTER

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Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family’s island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack’s drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris’s sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days.

Wed 20 March, 1.45pm

Starring Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Starring Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt, Mark Duplass, Mike Birbiglia, Jeanette Maus and Mel Eslyn.

Cert 12A / 114mins

Cert 15 / 90mins

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CINEMA

Wed 6 March, 1.45pm & 8pm

Starring Woody Allen, Penélope Cruz and Jesse Eisenberg.

A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor. A new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic story.


CINEMA 

GAMBIT An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.

Wed 27 March, 1.45pm & 8pm

THE HOBBIT

QUARTET

A curious Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, journeys to the Lonely Mountain with a vigorous group of Dwarves to reclaim a treasure stolen from them by the dragon Smaug.

At a home for retired opera singers, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi’s birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents.

Wed 10 April, 1.45pm & 8pm

Wed 1 May, 1.45pm

Starring Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood and Benedict Cumberbatch.

Starring Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon and Billy Connolly.

Cert TBC / 195mins

Starring Cameron Diaz, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, and Colin Firth. Cert 12A / 89mins

THE WORDS

Set in late 19th century Russia highsociety, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.

Young writer Rory Jansen finally achieves long sought-after literary success after publishing the next great American novel. There’s only one catch – he didn’t write it. As the past comes back to haunt him and his literary star continues to rise, Jansen is forced to confront the steep price that must be paid for stealing another man’s work.

Wed 3 April, 1.45pm & 8pm

Wed 17 April, 1.45pm & 8pm

Starring Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.

Starring Bradley Cooper, Dennis Quaid and Olivia Wilde.

Cert 12A / 130mins

Cert TBC / 97mins

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CINEMA

ANNA KARENINA

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MORRIS: A LIFE WITH BELLS ON The film follows the fortunes of an avantgarde Morris team in their struggle to push the boundaries of the ancient dance. Set around a country pub the docu-style comedy proves that Morris is not just an innocent pub pastime involving hankywaving and bearded men with staffs, but also that it has its politics-laden, ultracompetitive side too.

Cert & Running Time TBC

THE GUILT TRIP

Wed 24 April, 1.45pm

An inventor invites his mother on a crosscountry trip as he tries to sell his new product while also reuniting her with a lost love.

Starring Lucy Akhurst, Brodie Bass and Andy Black.

Wed 8 May, 1.45pm & 8pm

Cert 12A / 100mins (M)

Starring Barbara Streisand and Seth Rogen Cert 12A / 95mins


PLAYING FOR KEEPS

TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE

A former professional athlete with a weak past tries to redeem himself by coaching his son’s soccer team, only to find himself unable to resist when in scoring position with his players’ restless and gorgeous mums.

Wed 22 May, 1.45pm & 8pm Starring Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Uma Thurman, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Dennis Quaid. Cert TBC / 95mins

LIFE OF PI A magical adventure story centring on a young man named Pi Patel. After a shipwreck, Pi finds himself adrift in the Pacific Ocean on a 26-foot lifeboat with a zebra, a hyena, an orang-utan and a 450pound Bengal tiger named Richard Parker; all fighting for survival. Based on the bestselling novel by Yann Martel and Directed by Ang Lee.

Starring Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan and Adil Hussain. Cert 12A / 127mins

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel set in 19thcentury France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.

Wed 19 June, 1.45pm Starring Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams and John Goodman. Cert 12A / 111mins

WON’T BACK DOWN Two determined mothers, one a teacher, look to transform their children’s failing innercity school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children.

Wed 26 June, 1.45pm Starring Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Holly Hunter. Cert PG / 121mins

Wed 5 June, 1.45pm & 8pm Starring Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway and Russell Crowe.

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Cert TBC / 152mins

CLOUD ATLAS An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.

Wed 3 July, 1.45pm Starring Tom Hanks, Halle Berry and Hugh Grant. Cert 15 / 172mins (M)

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CINEMA

Wed 29 May, 1.45pm & 8pm

LES MISÉRABLES

Gus is a baseball scout with eye problems. He can’t see the baseball go over the home plate. His daughter Mickey wants to help and so leaves her job to go on a recruiting trip, which might be his last if Gus can’t make the right call.


CINEMA  A LATE QUARTET

HYDE PARK ON HUDSON The story of the love affair between Franklin D. Roosevelt and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centred around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.

SKYFALL Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

Members of a worldrenowned string quartet struggle to stay together in the face of death, competing egos and insuppressible lust.

Wed 17 July, 1.45pm Cert TBC / 105mins

Wed 31 July, 1.45pm & 8pm

LINCOLN As the Civil War nears its end, President Abraham Lincoln clashes with members of his cabinet over the issue of abolishing slavery.

Starring Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem and Judi Dench. Cert 12A / 143mins

Wed 24 July, 1,45pm

Wed 10 July, 1.45pm & 8pm Starring Bill Murray, Olivia Williams, Laura Linney, and Samuel West.

Starring Daniel DayLewis, Joseph GordonLevitt and Tommy Lee Jones.

Cert 12A / 94mins

Cert TBC / 120mins

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JUDI DENCH AUGUST

IN CELEBRATION OF ONE OF THE GREATEST ACTORS OF ALL TIME WE HAVE FOUR GREAT DAME JUDI DENCH SCREENINGS FOR AUGUST:

CINEMA

THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL Also starring Bill Nighy and Maggie Smith.

Tue 20 August, 1.45pm Cert 12A / 124mins

NOTES ON A SCANDAL Also starring Cate Blanchett.

Wed 21 August, 1.45pm Cert 15 / 92mins

MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS

LADIES IN LAVENDER

Also starring Bob Hoskins.

Also starring Maggie Smith and Daniel Brühl.

Tues 27 August, 1.45pm

Wed 28 August, 1.45pm

Cert 12A / 103mins

Cert 12A / 104mins

BOOK ALL 4 JUDI DENCH AUGUST FILMS FOR ONLY £12* *Must be booked in one transaction.

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TALKS  DELPHI: BELLYBUTTON OF THE ANCIENT WORLD SPEAKER BBC4’S DR MICHAEL SCOTT

What really went on at the ancient Greek oracle at Delphi, how did it get its awesome reputation and why is it still influential today? Michael Scott uncovers the secrets of the most famous oracle in the ancient world. A vital force in ancient history for a thousand years, it is now one of Greece’s most beautiful tourist sites, but in its time it has been a gateway into the supernatural and a cockpit of political conflict. Michael Scott is currently a Research Associate at Darwin College and an Affiliated Lecturer at the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, UK.

Friday 8 February, 8pm £9, £8.10 concessions, £7.65 members

SHOW AND TELL: SEMIPRECIOUS STONES SPEAKER MARY LAW

Come along and learn about the legends and healing properties of semiprecious gems. In popular belief the amethyst offers protection against drunkenness. Mary Law will display her love of gems and her knowledge of the legends about them. Over a cup of coffee ask questions and examine the gems.

Wednesday 6, 13 & 20 March, 10am – 11am £10 for all 3 sessions (includes tea/coffee and a small gem to take away at the final session).

FRIENDS OF HAVANT MUSEUM Tuesday 15th January, 7pm

THE BRITISH SOLDIER AND THE 1879 ZULU WAR MICHAEL FOREST

Tuesday 12 February, 7pm

WESSEX FILM & SOUND ARCHIVE (INCLUDING FILM OF THE HAVANT AREA) DAVID LEE

Tuesday 12 March, 7pm

THE HISTORY OF WARBLINGTON CASTLE PHIL ADAMS

Tuesday 9 April, 7pm

FORGOTTEN PURBROOK ANDREW PERRIN

Tuesday 14 May, 7pm

POVERTY IN EMSWORTH AND WESTBOURNE IN THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY PHILIP ROBINSON

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Tuesday 11 June

WALK AROUND PURBROOK (members of FOHM only) JOHN BRIGGS

Tuesday 9 July, 7pm

CHARLES LEWIS, 19TH CENTURY – SURVEYOR OF HAVANT ROBERT WEST

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TALKS

£2 non members Free to members of Friends of Havant Museum For further information contact Robert Walker, Membership Secretary at: rpw17new@gmail.com


ST. GEORGE’S WEEK  ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON OPEN DAY COME ALONG AND CELEBRATE THE LEGENDS OF THE PATRON SAINT OF ENGLAND. Saturday 20 April, 10.30am – 3.30pm Please note that not all events listed below are at The Spring in Havant.

10.30am STORYTELLING

11am BY GEORGE!

Listen to the story of George and the Dragon with Nicki.

St. George – Saint, soldier, martyr, dragon slayer? Soop Theatre attempts to sort the truth from the myth about England’s Patron Saint in a fast-paced 15 minute performance of hysterical fact and historical fiction.

10.30am – 2pm COMPETITION Make a model dragon (all materials provided.) Winner picked at 2.30pm. The prize is a family ticket to the next children’s theatre show.

1pm – 3pm MORRIS MEN Watch the Morris Men’s performance.

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HAYLING FOR ST. GEORGE Listen to the Collingwood Band from 2pm after a few words of welcome from The Mayor. Then enjoy an afternoon of patriotic music, dancing from the Martlett Morris Men, Punch and Judy and of course St George. Soop Theatre Company will also be reenacting their ‘By George!’ performance performed earlier at The Spring (see above). The event concludes with a sunset ceremony and ‘The Last Post’ by the Collingwood Volunteer Band at 6pm.

Event takes place: Eastoke Plaza, Eastoke Corner (junction of Rails Lane and Seafront), Hayling Island PO11 9LU For further details contact Leah Turner: 023 9246 5400 www.haylingforstgeorge.co.uk

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Throughout the day: • Make a sword and shield ready to fight that smoke breathing dragon! • Style your own coat of arms to put on your shield or take home to decorate your bedroom door. • St George Patron Saint of England museum trail. • Face painting. • ‘Dragons – Gift of the Night Fury’ will be running in the museum. • Delicious dragon cupcakes will be available to purchase from the café as well as children’s meals at £1.99

All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

ST. GEORGE’S DAY EMSWORTH

Emsworth will once again be celebrating this special day with a Military Parade by 47 Regiment of The Royal Artillery beginning at 10.30am (viewers need to be in position by 10.15am). Come and see the ‘Emsworth Rose’ presented to veterans of wars and other conflicts. A jazz band will be playing in the town centre. Please contact Brendon Gibb Gray for further details at: brendan.gibbgray@talktalk.net

Tuesday 23 April from 9.30am


MUSEUM & HERITAGE  TWO UNVEILINGS… Monday 11 March, 6pm – 8pm

HERITAGE TRAIL OF HAVANT

THE HERITAGE TRAIL WILL BE UNVEILED IN THE THEATRE GALLERY. Come along and have a FREE glass of wine and take a leisurely look at the buildings of Havant. Pictures by photographer Aaron Bennett.

MORRIS: A LIFE WITH BELLS ON (FILM) See page 18 for details.

Wednesday 24 April, 1.45pm

VISITOR INFORMATION KIOSK

THE GRAND UNVEILING OF THE VISITOR INFORMATION KIOSK IS THE CULMINATION OF THE SECOND YEAR OF OUR HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND PROJECT. Helped by all our Museum Researchers The Spring has started transferring information from our Research Room to an easily accessible information kiosk which will be situated in the museum.

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LOVELY THINGS MADE IN ENGLAND ART, CRAFT & FOOD FAIR MUSUEM

See page 38 for details.

Saturday 27 April, 10.30am – 4pm BOX OFFICE: 023 9247 2700 | THESPRING.CO.UK


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Come along and watch the Morris Men – part of the St. George and the Dragon Open Day.

Saturday 20 April, 1pm

DANCE

FREE event See page 22 for details.

ETCH DANCE TRUE COLOURS COMPANY & Independently promoted event INTACT THEATRE hosted by The Spring Dragonfly Dance present

Every generation tells the classical love story with the hidden twist. True Colours brings you romance and comedy, heart ache and heartbreak, life and love all in one production. A complete ensemble of much-loved music combined with a fusion of colour and sealed with the talents of The Dragonflies showing their unique style of dance. FuZe is the newest craze including breathtaking lifts and amazing stunts. This is the performance not to miss, leaving you spellbound in our tale!

Friday 10 May & Saturday 11 May, 7pm £7.50

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Independently promoted event hosted by The Spring Chichester College undergraduates Etch Dance & IntAct Theatre come together to present an evening of inspiring and exciting performances in a range of techniques and styles. Etch Dance brings together exciting choreographies including repertory from Beyond Repair Dance Company and Replica Dance Company. IntAct Theatre is the company name for the professional development acting programme and presents varying performance styles. More details of the courses at: www.chichester.ac.uk

Tuesday 21 May, 1.30pm & 7.30pm £7.50, concessions £6.75


YOUTH PERFORMANCE  ReMix Youth Theatre present

THE DEMON HEADMASTER

Dynamo Youth Theatre present

ONE PRIDE, ONE PEOPLE One Pride, One People is a musical set against the background of real historical events that took place in Portsmouth during the First World War and its aftermath. With stunning musical and dance numbers, One Pride, One People celebrates the spirit of the people which kept the community and friendships alive, despite the unemployment and hardships. Written by local composer John Gleadall and Andrew Bowker (Artistic Director of Dynamo Youth Theatre).

Evening: Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 January, 7.30pm Matinee: Saturday 12 January, 2.30pm £9, £7 concessions & members

The pupils of St Campion’s Comprehensive, ultra-disciplined exam machines, are devoted to their headmaster. But something strange is going on and the worst class in the world – 6Z – are going to get to the bottom of this mystery and expose the DEMON HEADMASTER!

REMIX SHOWCASE FUNDRAISER An opportunity to see the young actors of ReMix Theatre Company in a show of sketches and short acts.

Tuesday 26 March & Thursday 23 May, 6pm £3 (no concessions)

Dress and technical rehearsal 16 January.

U-SOUND-SCENE

If you would like to perform in this production then join ReMix Youth Theatre. See page 27 for more details.

An energy blast of the freshest sounds around, from minimalist art house to thrash core dark wave – it’s all here and so should you be!

Saturday 19 January, 2.30pm £5, £4.50 concessions, £4.25 members

New bands New sounds that’s U-SOUND-SCENE.

Wednesday 12 June, 7pm £3 (no concessions)

ROCK SCHOOL ROCKS Hi-energy nu-sounds will be coming at you from the stage.

Wednesday 30 January, 7pm £3

SHOWTIME PERFORMANCE Monday 25 March, 6.30pm £4.50, £4.05 concessions, £3.80 members

BILL THE BARD’S FUNNY BITS In the dark about Shakespeare? Baffled by the Bard? Let ReMix Youth Theatre take you on a comedy journey through William Shakespeare’s comic scenes and roles. Nagging nurses, pickled porters, wonky watchmen and a host of other characters are on a quest to prove that Shakespeare is funny! If you would like to perform in this production then join ReMix Youth Theatre.

Thursday 13 June, 7.30pm £5, £4.50 concessions, £4.25 members

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YOUTH PERFORMANCE

A glee-style musical showcase for the talented young performers of the ‘Showtime’ weekly class.

ReMix Youth Theatre present


REGULAR CLASSES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE



SPRING TERM DATES 2013 5 sessions – W/C 14 January to W/C 11 February Half Term Holiday 5 sessions – W/C 25 February to W/C 25 March (No workshops on Friday 29 March)

SUMMER TERM DATES 2013 6 sessions – W/C 15 April to W/C 20 May (No workshops on Monday 6 May) Half Term Holiday 6 sessions – W/C 3 June to W/C 8 July

PRICES DANCE MOVES & HIP HOP £24.75 for 5 sessions & £29.70 for 6 sessions

Do you love acting, singing and performing? Then ‘Showtime’ is the perfect opportunity for you to show off your skills! Showtime is a weekly Glee-style performance group. You’ll experience all the spectacle, the lights and the costumes in twice-yearly performances. And you’ll meet new friends as you rehearse in a fantastically creative environment, with experienced tutors and plenty of support to help create the show of a lifetime. Specifically designed for children and young people with disabilities or additional needs.

11 – 19 years Monday 4.30pm – 5.30pm

DANCE MOVES

ROCK SCHOOL & FASHION SCHOOL £26.75 for 5 sessions & £32.10 for 6 sessions

Dance classes where you can learn new dance styles and performance skills and explore your own creativity.

REMIX YOUTH THEATRE £32 for 5 sessions & £38.40 for 6 sessions

7 – 16 years Monday 5.15pm – 6.15pm

SHOWTIME £26.75 for 5 sessions & £32.10 for 6 sessions

SUPER SAVER DISCOUNTS

26 BUY A SPRING OR SUMMER TERM (BLOCK OF 10 OR 12 SESSIONS RESPECTIVELY) AND GET ONE WEEK FREE. Discounts are available to members of The Spring.

TRY BEFORE YOU BUY Try a workshop once before you pay. If you like it and want to continue, then you can pay for your trial week when you pay for the rest of the term.

YOUNG PEOPLE’S CLASSES

SHOWTIME

Tutor: Katie Hewitt

FASHION SCHOOL Learn to create your own fashion garments and accessories. Customise your clothes and create your own unique look. Work towards designing your own collection and put on a fashion show.

10 – 16 years Tuesday 5.30pm – 7pm Tutor: Ami Lowman

ACCESS

ROCK SCHOOL

We welcome individuals with special needs and disabilities. We have 5 disabled parking bays. Carers are welcome to attend. Guide dogs are welcome. There is an adapted toilet. The ground floor is fully wheelchair accessible.

Do you want to form a band, jam some tunes, make some noise and play some gigs? You can learn how to play, write songs and perform them at the U-SOUND-SCENE show.

Please note that most classes require a minimum attendance in order to run – we recommend pre-booking.

That’s Rock School, you say it’s SICK we say it’s AWESOME.

9 – 14 years Wednesday 4.30pm – 5.30pm Tutor: Simon Gray

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ROCK-SCENE

REMIX YOUTH THEATRE

Are you looking for band members, or are they looking for you?

Join ReMix theatre company and be part of two large theatre productions per year. You will audition, create your role, and be involved in set, music and costume design. Show off your acting talents to your public. Each term ReMix will get the chance to see a professional theatre production. One of these will be ‘The Trench’ on the 15th May (see page 14).

Already in a band and want the opportunity to work with industry professionals and headline at U-SOUND-SCENE. Get the knowledge on Sound / Structure / Performance and Image from garage to stadium. Rock-Scene’s your scene.

14 – 18 years Wednesday 5.45pm – 6.45pm Tutor: Simon Gray

HIP HOP & STREET DANCE

7 – 11 years Thursday 4.30pm – 6.30pm 12 – 16 years Thursday 5.30pm – 7.30pm Tutor: Nathan Chapman of Soop Theatre Company

With Dynamic Dance Co Hip hop floor moves, amazing spins and cool footwork. Perform at the Portsmouth Guildhall as part of the Dynamic Dance Show.

7 – 16 years Wednesday 6pm – 7pm Tutor: Emma Waters

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WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS  4TH ANNUAL JAZZ WORKSHOP WEEKEND AT THIS WEEKEND WORKSHOP JAZZ MUSICIANS OF ALL LEVELS CAN ATTEND EITHER TO IMPROVE THEIR SKILLS OR LEARN THE BASICS OF JAZZ. THE JAZZ TUTORS ARE DRAWN FROM THE HIGHEST LEVELS OF BRITISH JAZZ AND INCLUDE: TONY KOFI, MARTIN SHAW, ANITA WARDELL, DAVE NEWTON, CLARK TRACEY AND ARNIE SOMOGYI. The daytime on the Saturday and Sunday will consist of workshops and seminars. Attendees will create bands and can perform in the Student Showcase on the Sunday evening.

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The Jazz Weekend costs £140 and includes: • All tuition • The chance to perform on the Sunday evening • All meals – lunch and evening meal on the Saturday and lunch and an evening buffet on the Sunday. (Vegetarian option available if requested at the time of booking). • A very reduced ticket price to Jazz Heaven on the 25th May at 8pm (£2 only). Accommodation is available at the nearby Bear Hotel. Tel: 023 9248 6501 (Accommodation is not included in the weekend price.)

ADULTS WORKSHOPS

Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May, 10am start both days

THE JAZZ STUDENT SHOWCASE Your chance to shine and show off your newfound skills in this public performance.

Sunday 26 May, 6.30pm Tickets to see the Jazz Students cost: £4, £3.60 concessions, £3.40 members

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ONE-OFF WORKSHOPS

ALL ONE-OFF WORKSHOPS INCLUDE BREAK TIME TEA/COFFEE & BISCUITS IN THE PRICE.

WILLOW OBELISK

Please note that most classes require a minimum attendance in order to run – we recommend pre-booking.

Learn how to get creative with willow and make a Willow Obelisk for your garden. Leave with your finished obelisk, and Sweet Pea seeds to plant when you get home.

SILK PAINTING

Saturday 20 April, 1pm – 5pm

Spend the afternoon learning silk painting techniques. Design, make and take home your own hand-made large scarf.

Tutor Rebecca Dunn £38, £34.20 concessions

Saturday 26 January, 1pm – 5pm Tutor Rebecca Dunn £38, £34.20 concessions

ARTIST TO EXHIBITOR For artists who want to put on their first exhibition and sell artwork. Learn about curation, applications to galleries, marketing, framing and pricing. Go home with a personal action plan.

Saturday 9 February, 1pm – 5pm Tutor Lyn Unsworth £28, £25.20 concessions

EXPRESSIVE LIFE DRAWING

Beginners welcome.

Saturday 2 March and Saturday 15 June, 1pm – 5pm Tutor Kate Sims £38, £34.20 concessions

For first-time and returning students. Learn to take exhibition quality photographs on location. Start with digital techniques and plan your field trip. Then go on location, creating your shots with an expert on hand. Return to The Spring for manipulating, editing and cropping techniques. Bring your digital camera, laptop with Photoshop if you have one (laptops can be safely stored).

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Saturday 4 May, 10.30am – 3pm Tutor Matthew Cleveland £28, £25.20 concessions

WIRE SCULPTURE Back by popular demand, an opportunity to learn to make a 3D wire sculpture. Design and create a piece for that special spot in your home or garden.

Saturday 18 May, 1pm – 5pm Tutor Rebecca Dunn £38, £34.20 concessions OFFER: Book Wire Sculpture in one transaction with the Willow Obelisk workshop (see above) and pay only £60 (£50 concessions) for these two workshops. BOX OFFICE: 023 9247 2700 | THESPRING.CO.UK

ADULTS WORKSHOPS

Enjoy an uninterrupted afternoon of life drawing. Learn new or practise existing techniques to become creatively more expressive whilst having fun. A materials list will be provided and cartridge paper can be purchased. Easels are available.

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE FIELD


REGULAR CLASSES FOR ADULTS



SPRING TERM DATES 2013 5 sessions – W/C 14 January to W/C 11 February Half Term Holiday 5 sessions – W/C 25 February to W/C 25 March (No workshops on Friday 29 March)

SUMMER TERM DATES 2013 6 sessions – W/C 15 April to W/C 20 May (No workshops on Monday 6 May) Half Term Holiday 6 sessions – W/C 3 June to W/C 8 July

A new style of dance and exercise. Zumba Gold is an alternative to regular Zumba and is gentler, easier to follow and tailored to suit your fitness level.

Monday 10.30am – 11.30am Tutor: Sarah Calton

ZUMBA A fast-paced and exciting fitness dance class.

Monday 6pm – 7pm Tutor: Emma Waters

PRICES

TAP DANCING

DANCE & ZUMBA £26.75 for 5 sessions & £32.10 for 6 sessions

Tap dancing for fun, fitness and entertainment.

LIFE DRAWING £39 for 5 sessions & £46.80 for 6 sessions ART £32.50 for 5 sessions & £39 for 6 sessions

SUPER SAVER DISCOUNTS

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ZUMBA GOLD

BUY A SPRING OR SUMMER TERM (BLOCK OF 10 OR 12 SESSIONS RESPECTIVELY) AND GET ONE WEEK FREE. Discounts are available to members of The Spring.

Beginners Tuesday 9.30am – 10.30am Improvers Tuesday 10.30am – 11.30am Tutor: Kate Livingstone

SHOWSTOPPERS A dance workshop inspired by the musicals. Dance to all the show tunes. All levels are welcome and no partners are required.

Tuesday 11.45am – 12.45pm Tutor: Kate Livingstone

TRY BEFORE YOU BUY Try a workshop once before you pay. If you like it and want to continue, then you can pay for your trial week when you pay for the rest of the term.

ADULTS CLASSES

Please note that most classes require a minimum attendance in order to run – we recommend pre-booking.

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LIFE DRAWING

KNIT BITS

Life drawing is the traditional cornerstone of art training. The human body offers every challenge in line and tone, perspective and composition. All abilities are welcome.

A monthly Saturday group for those who like to ‘knit and natter’ over a coffee, run by knitting expert Sue Arnold. Bring along your knitting and try out new techniques with an expert on hand.

Weekly drop-in £8: Please note that it is cheaper to purchase a series of sessions in one go.

Tuesday 7.30pm – 9.30pm

£2 per week (includes tea or coffee)

2nd Saturday of the month 10am – 12noon

Tutor: Kate Sims

DRAWING Learn to draw still life in class and landscapes on some outdoor short walks. Start to hone your drawing skills in this fun and relaxed class. As you improve you can branch out into mixed media. You will work on perspective, composition, line and tone, while experimenting with a variety of materials and textures.

KNIT ‘N’ NATTER Knit ‘n’ Natter is the New Yoga! Bring along knitting, crochet or embroidery.

FREE

Thursday 10am – 12noon

Beginners Wednesday 10am – 12noon Improvers Friday 1pm – 3pm Tutor: Heather Gray-Newton

WATERCOLOUR PAINTING A watercolour workshop showing you how to start and improve your techniques, understand colour mixing and achieve the paintings you have always wanted to produce.

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Please note that you will need to bring your own materials: palettes, brushes, watercolours, paper, pencil, board and masking tape: full details on The Spring website.

Beginners Friday 10am – 12noon Improvers Wednesday 1pm – 3pm Tutor: Heather Gray-Newton

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FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES 

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BY THE SEA

‘MAKING MEMORIES’

A MUSICAL CONCERT WITH THE MINI BSO

CLAYTIME

Come and be Beside the Seaside with the Mini BSO. You can ride on the ocean waves, take a walk along the beach or even dance with a jellyfish. There is plenty of music to listen to, sing along to or join in with, as well as fantastic stories, for all the family. The Mini BSO look forward to seeing you there. The Mini BSO is a quintet that includes all four families of musical instruments found in the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. In the last ten years the ensemble has encouraged, entertained and educated thousands of children of all ages. Suitable for ages 3 – 103

Saturday 26 January, 11.15am

FAMILIES

£7 adults, £4 children, £20 (family of 4)

“THIS IS A DELIGHTFUL SHOW THAT ENGAGES THE AUDIENCE DIRECTLY IN ITS STORYTELLING AND THE USE OF CLAY” Adrian Stokes: Mercury Theatre

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Indefinite Articles present

A PLAY WITH CLAY — WHERE THE AUDIENCE ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE Indefinite Articles invite you to a place where the earth’s natural material meets with children’s imaginations: a world of fabulous forms, amazing animals and morphing monsters. Each Claytime is totally unique – creating its own world, its own characters and its own stories drawn directly from its young audience. Performed and Devised by Steve Tiplady and Sally Brown. Instruments made and performed by Giles Leaman. Suitable for children and young people of all ages and their family members or carers.

Please note: Additional support will be available for children and young people with disabilities and/or additional needs. During the show the lighting won’t be too dark and the front of house staff will be on hand to assist with the opening of exit doors should a member of the public feel it necessary to leave/return during the show. An additional workshop for families with a Gateway Card will run after the show (places limited).

Saturday 9 February, 11am & 1.30pm £7 single ticket or £22 (family of 4) Hardship concession available on family tickets – please enquire via the Box Office.


‘MAKING MEMORIES’ Mirror Mirror present

AN EXPEDITION TO THE GREAT EXHIBITION Victorian sisters Alexandra and Margaret have got their wires crossed! Alexandra, the loud and adventurous explorer, believes she will be preparing young volunteers for a ‘Great Expedition’ to foreign lands. Margaret however, a collector of weird and wonderful artefacts, knows their young audience will be presented with some of the worldly wonders on display at the 1851 ‘Great Exhibition’. Upon realising their misunderstanding they decide to present a magic lantern show, demonstrating survival tips for a trip to the London extravaganza.

LOUIS PEARL IS THE AMAZING BUBBLEMAN A show with lots of fun activities with Bubbles: people inside bubbles, square bubbles, Spaceship, Universe, & Centipede Bubbles, Edible Bubbles, Bubble Brains, Trampoline Bubbles, Trumpet Bubbles, William Tell Bubbles, and how to invent your own bubble toys. And then Louis covers science themes such as the colours of bubbles and why are bubbles round? He makes all of the science as fun as the fun!

Tuesday 9 April, 11.30am & 1.30pm £7 adults, £4.50 children

This interactive part-workshop part-performance combines theatrical games (such as Prince Albert Says… and Build a Brunel) with creative activity in an immersive, character-led setting which informs participants about Victorian culture and entertainment. Running Time: 1 hour. Suitable for children and young people with disabilities and/or additional needs.

Please Note: This show is adapted for people with visual and hearing impairments and those with learning difficulties; the activity includes touching and guessing about objects and has a clear, detailed script which describes the slides and their historical context. It includes an additional information/activity sheet. The Company communicate clearly for those who lip-read.

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Saturday 2 March, 11am £5 (the cost includes entry for up to 4 people / family members). A Gateway Card MUST be shown to purchase tickets.

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FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES 

Hand to Mouth Theatre present

JACK AT THE BEANSTALK CAFÉ

A nourishing bean-feast of stories in the Beanstalk Cafe, including ‘The Old Woman in a Vinegar Bottle’, and a sideways look at Jack and the Beanstalk – a visually witty, musical and comical confection. Watch and giggle as two full-grown adults play with their food and learn how many beans make five, using shadows, puppets and live music. Suitable for ages 4 to 8

Thursday 30 May, 11.30am £7 adults, £4.50 children

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Hear about and get involved in a magical world full of faraway places and silly stories.

For 4 – 8 years | FREE

CRAFT4KIDS | FREE CRAFT ACTIVITIES

FAMILIES

Every Saturday, 10.30am – 1pm

“IT IS UTTERLY, SOMETIMES ALARMINGLY, CONSISTENTLY MAGICALLY, WONDERFUL” Mal Peet, The Guardian

house presents Bootworks Theatre with

THE INCREDIBLE BOOK EATING BOY By Oliver Jeffers Henry loved books, but not like you and I like books… he loved to EAT books. The more he eats, the smarter he gets. But a book-eating diet isn’t the healthiest of habits, as Henry soon finds out! Each performance is 5 minutes long, performed for one child and an accompanying adult at a time, and will provide books to read, activity packs and the chance to meet Henry’s goldfish Ginger. An exciting adventure for 4+ year olds and their grown-ups using live performance, puppetry and back projection. Please note: there are 30 shows (of 5mins) available across the afternoon. Show time slots can be pre-booked over the phone or at the counter: NOT available online due to the large number of available performances.

Saturday 22 June, starts at 12noon (individual 5 minute shows until 4pm)

Come along and create small works of art.

£5 per 1 adult and child

During the February Half Term holiday: Make pieces of art work based on Super Heroes Every day 11am – 1pm Celebrate Easter every day of the Easter Holiday with Easter chicks, cards and eggs | 11am – 1pm All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

© Oliver Jeffers. Published and Licensed by HarperCollins Children’s Books.

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CHILDREN’S HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS 

 SPRING HALF TERM HOLIDAY SUPER HEROES

TIMES: 10am – 3pm (unless specified) | COST: £15.50 per day DISCOUNTS: £65 for any 5 days (purchased in one transaction) Packed lunch: incl. filled roll, crisps, fruit or cake and fruit juice £4 per day.

Please note: most classes require a minimum attendance in order to run – we recommend pre-booking. Take a look at our website for more information on our fantastic holiday workshop tutors. All Children’s Workshops at The Spring are part of The Children’s University.

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20 FEB WED

CIRCUS SKILLS Become a circus super hero. Show at 2.45pm. With Rachel Carter

Age 8 – 12

CIRCUS AND DRAMA

SUPER STREET DANCE

DANCE

Create your own street dance. Learn how to choreograph contemporary dance moves. With Kate Hewitt

21 SUPER HERO MUG CERAMIC PAINT YOUR ART Make a super hero and paint PAINTING CANVAS FEB super ceramics. AND ART Design and paint your own THUR your With Alison Richer super hero canvas to go on your bedroom wall. With Lyn Unsworth

EASTER HOLIDAY TOP CIRCUS

22 FEB FRI

SUPER STORIES

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Age 5 – 7

10 APR WED

CIRCUS CIRCUS

Hear about some strange super heroes and make your own super hero puppet. With Nikki Kidd our resident Storyteller

Learn some circus skills and be part of the Big Top Show at 2.30pm. With Rachel Carter

COMPUTER

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Design your own computer art and games. With Chi Nguyen

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Age 8 – 12

CIRCUS SKILLS

ROLL UP ROLL UP Learn some circus skills, physical theatre and clowning. Be part of the Big Top Show at 2.30pm. With Nathan Chapman

THEATRE AND CIRCUS SKILLS

ART AND ROCK SCHOOL 1 ROCK CIRCUS Play in a band, write a song, SCHOOL play in your mini gig at 2.45pm. With Simon Gray

use them too! With Lyn Unsworth

12 APR FRI

CIRCUS STORIES Hear some circus stories, play parachute games and make a circus mobile. With Nikki Kidd our resident Storyteller

ART AND ROCK SCHOOL 2 ROCK DRAMA Play in a band, write a song, SCHOOL play in your mini gig at 2.45pm. With Simon Gray

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HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS

11 CIRCUS ART APR Make and decorate your Poi, juggling balls THUR circus and Maori Sticks. Learn to

DRAMA 1 SCRATCH AND ART ANIMATION


CHILDREN’S HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS 

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29 MAY WED

FANTASY CREATURE FASHION PLAY IN A DAY DRAMA Decide on your magical Anything can happen. You AND creature alter ego. Turn See what mayhem MAKE UP decide. yourself into another can unfold in a one day play.

SUMMER HALF TERM HOLIDAY MAGIC 30 AND MAYHEM MAY THUR 31 MAY FRI

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HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS

SUMMER HOLIDAY UNDER THE SEA

creature with costume and face paint. With Rachel Carter

MAGICAL CERAMIC Make a magical picture to paint on your pottery and have it fired. With Alison Richer

MAGICAL SECRET Learn a magic secret and make a wand and wizard’s hat. With Nikki Kidd our resident Storyteller

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Age 5 – 7

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GETTING FISHY

Show at 2.45pm. With Nathan Chapman

CERAMIC GLEE SHOW PAINTING A magical 2 day glee

SONG AND DANCE

ART AND GLEE SHOW STORIES Day 2 (see above).

SONG AND DANCE

extravaganza. Dance and sing your heart out, create a stage outfit and makeup. Show at 2.30pm on 30 May. With Rachel Carter

Age 8 – 12

ART

Make some felt fish puppets and fishy pictures. With Ruth Cargill

1 UNDER THE SEA AUG Create an under the sea Make a fishy face THUR dance. mask too. Show at 2.45pm. With Kate Hewitt

2 AUG FRI

Age 8 – 12

SEA HORSES Hear some seahorse stories and be part of the seahorse races. With Nikki Kidd our resident Storyteller

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WAR HAMMER PAINTING

ART

Paint a War Hammer picture. Bring your War Hammer models to paint. With Ed Owen-Jones of ‘Dragon Armoury’

DANCE

MONSTER CREATURE

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Sculpt a monster creature model from air dry clay and wire. With Lyn Unsworth

STORIES 2 SCRATCH AND ART ANIMATION Design your own computer art and games. With Chi Nguyen

COMPUTER

DESIGN


SUMMER HOLIDAY JUNGLE

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Age 5 – 7

7 AUG WED

WILD DANCE

CREATURES

Age 8 – 12

DANCE

Turn yourself in to a wild creature with face paint and create a wild dance. Show at 2.45pm. With Kate Hewitt

JUNGLE DRUMS Make some jungle drums and instruments and create cool beats and rhythms. Show at 2.45pm. With Ollie Corbin

8 WILLOW AUG CREATURES THUR Create some weird multi-

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GO WILD!

ART AND 3 SCRATCH STORIES ANIMATION

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Age 5 – 7

SUMMER 21 HOLIDAY AUG WED PIRATES AND PARROTS

PIRATES DANCE

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Age 8 – 12

DANCE

PIRATES SEA SHANTIES Sing some loud and raucous sea shanty songs. Bring your instruments too. Show at 2.45pm With Ollie Corbin

ART AND SLING YOUR STORIES HAMMOCK

23 AUG FRI

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Make your own hammock in a day. Decorate it too. With Lyn Unsworth

a pirate. Make a hat, patch and parrot. With Nikki Kidd our resident Storyteller

PIRATE SHIP MODELS

ART

Build an awesome pirate ship with a master prop maker. With Ed Owen-Jones of ‘Dragon Armoury’

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HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS

22 AHAAARRRRGH! AUG BE A PIRATE THUR Talk like a pirate. Look like

Make and paint your flying parrot to hang in your room. With Ruth Cargill

COMPUTER ANIMATION

Design your own computer art and games. With Chi Nguyen

Make a pirate’s hat and dance the pirates’ hornpipe dance. Show at 2.45pm. With Kate Hewitt

FLYING PARROT

DANCE

Create wild urban moves in your street dance creation. Show at 2.45pm. With Kate Hewitt

coloured creatures with willow. With Lyn Unsworth

Make and decorate wild jungle drums and instruments and create cool stories, beats and rhythms. With Nikki Kidd our resident Storyteller

STREET DANCE

MUSIC AND ART


ARTS & CRAFTS  LOVELY THINGS MADE IN ENGLAND ART, CRAFT & FOOD FAIR

With a theme of Made in England, the Fair will run throughout the whole building and offer a large selection of original and tempting gifts. Come and indulge in jewellery, textiles, ceramics and art, both contemporary and vintage. Our Cafe will be open all day serving some tempting traditional festive food.

Saturday 27 April, 10.30am – 4pm FREE ENTRY

If you are an artist, craft or food maker and would like to have a stand at this event please contact: kates@thespring.co.uk

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MAY DAYS ARTS TRAIL

ARTISTS FROM ACROSS THE BOROUGH WILL OPEN THEIR STUDIOS TO WELCOME VISITORS. COME AND FIND OUT ABOUT THE HIDDEN TALENTS RIGHT ON YOUR DOORSTEP. Brochures will be available from The Spring, Making Space, Springwood Community Centre and Local Libraries.

Hayling Arts Trail 11 & 12 May Havant & Leigh Park Arts Trail 18 & 19 May Waterlooville Arts Trail 18 & 19 May Emsworth Arts Trail 27 & 28 Apr & 4 to 6 May

UNIQUE

HANDMADE ART, CRAFT AND FOOD MARKET The ‘Unique Makers’ Market’ takes place in the Gallery and offers beautiful contemporary arts, crafts and food where every item is created by hand. Come and enjoy ‘Unique’ most months with a changing group of select quality makers.

ARTS & CRAFTS

Our Café will be serving delicious cakes, soup and savouries.

Saturday 2 Feb, 2 March, 6 April, 1 June, 6 July, 10.30am – 3pm FREE ENTRY

If you are an artist or craft maker and would like to have a stand please contact: Zoe Chapman on 07792 747991 or polkadotzoe@gmail.com

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The Spring’s UNIQUE moves to Waterlooville on the following Sundays: 17 Mar, 16 Jun, 21 July from 10.30am to 3pm Location: Springwood Community Centre, 110 Springwood Avenue, Waterlooville, PO7 8BJ Contact Lyn Unsworth on 02392 230330 or lynunsworth_springwoodcc@btconnect.com


MAIN EXHIBITIONS  TREELINES

TEXT IN TEXTILES

In the Sadler Gallery 5 November 2012 – 9 January 2013

By Alison Stewart In the Sadler Gallery 27 April – 30 July

Jenny Graham has worked as an artist and printmaker for 15 years. In this exhibition she explores the graphic intricacies of line, light, pattern and mystery to be found within our native trees and woodlands through a series of large monochrome photo-etchings and digital installation.

TIDEMARK TIME By Group 31 In the Sadler Gallery 16 January – 22 April Private View: Tues 22 Jan, 7pm This exhibition, inspired by the sea, presents unusual ways to experience and connect with the sea via striking visual impressions using found objects, paintings, collage, photography and sculpture. Group 31 are affiliated through friendship and a shared passion for art and are Rachel Stockholm, Jenny Grant, Eve Maple, Liz Osbourne, Lance Yeomans, Clare Redgrove, Jules and Tim Simmons.

Private View: Tues 30 April, 7pm Alison’s textile maps explore visual systems of communication; investigating signs as a means of removing textual barriers. She personalises her maps by mixing the modern with the historical, including inaccuracies and personal impressions that represent the cultural diversity of modern society.

CAPTURING THE EPHEMERAL WILLIAM GRANT’S HAVANT In the Mezzanine Gallery 12 January – 27 March

AARON BENNETT In the Mezzanine Gallery 1 April – 15 May Based on the local history trail around Havant and referencing the beginning of photography with the use of daguerreotype wet plate images, Aaron wants to try to replicate a moment in time. The images are photographed using up to date digital cameras, but the post production photo manipulation creates a texture which harks back to the wet plate image which was very fashionable at the turn of the 20th century.

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Meet the Artist: Sat 8 June, 2pm – 4pm (incl. refreshments and poetry reading) Bobbie’s paintings express the feeling in a fragment of space and time. She is inspired by moments in a garden, mist, stillness, grass, cobwebs, fading light, mud and brambles. Through her paintings she makes pathways in memory to hold and preserve a transient sensation.

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EXHIBITIONS

Born in 1893, William Grant began painting in earnest in his late teens and carried on for over half a century, during which time he captured images of Havant and the surrounding area and its people. His favourite medium was watercolour but this didn’t prevent him from capturing strength of character in his sitters, nor indeed the vivid colours of the summer gardens and landscape surrounding the town he loved.

By Bobby Bale In the Mezzanine Gallery 21 May – 27 June


EXHIBITIONS 

IN THE CABINETS CAROL DILLEY

10 January – 28th March

Quite extraordinary pottery leaves exquisitely made – why not treat yourself to an original and beautiful gift.

Like many children, John was introduced to stamps at about the age of seven. After many years of collecting stamps from all over the world, he eventually discovered First Day Covers. He collects British Limited Edition Covers, preferably with fewer than 100 being produced but up to 500 are acceptable. His ‘speciality’ is the collection of Autographed First Day Covers, featuring actors and actresses. Some have been bought from stamp fairs, dealers and online, but he prefers to send the covers to the theatres and hope they will be returned duly signed by the celebrities concerned.

3 April – 29 May Hand selected local wood is turned and shaped in exploration of the positive and negative. The wood that is taken away to create the negative shape is as important as the final piece.

SERENA PARTRIDGE 4 June – 31 August

EXHIBITIONS

STAMPS AND THEATRE JOHN FORSTER

9 January – 26 March

KEN BRIFFETT

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LOCAL COLLECTIONS

Serena makes accessories and garments inspired by a passion for European costume dating back over 600 years. Her work is not constrained by historical accuracy but is distorted to create a curiosity that mocks frivolity and the futility of life à la mode.

BEADWORK BEAUTIES SIAN NOLAN 4 April – 31 July This eclectic collection of beadwork has been created over a number of years and is a mix of Sian’s own designs and other Bead Artists she admires. Many of the 3D pieces have been made following Japanese instructions, a style and culture Sian has an interest in. Sian does not sell her work as she can’t bear to part with it! Some items can take weeks or even months to complete and each piece feels very ‘personal’.

I WONDER WHAT THAT IS? 1 August – 30 September Items donated to The Spring by the local community. Come along and work out what they are and who gave them to us.

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Elgar’s birthplace at Broadheath.

CRAFT & GIFT SHOP

ELGAR SOCIETY SOUTHERN BRANCH

OUR CRAFT AND ELGAR AND THE ORGAN GIFT SHOP, David May, a member of the Elgar Society’s Southern Branch, will talk about and play recordings of Elgar’s music for the organ. LOCATED IN THE CAFE AREA OF THE Saturday 5 January, 2pm | Admission FREE CENTRE, STOCKS ELGAR THE EDWARDIAN JEWELLERY, Philip Petchey, Vice-Chairman of the London Branch of The HANDBAGS, Elgar Society, describes aspects of Edwardian life and attitudes SCARVES AND that form the background to some of Elgar’s finest works, and PASHMINAS ALONG considers how these may have affected his music. WITH MANY OTHER Saturday 9 February, 2pm | Admission FREE GIFTS FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN. ELGAR AND THE CRITICAL EAR We regularly feature beautiful, hand crafted jewellery. We also stock a lovely selection of greetings cards by Art Angels, Emma Ball, Jan Harbon, Caroline Gardner, Wishart, Trumpers World and Lou Mills among others. Take a look each time you visit – you will always find something new and irresistible at an affordable price.

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Stuart Freed is well-known to members of the Southern Branch, having been its Chairman for many years. His talk will be an interesting musical mystery tour.

Saturday 9 March, 2pm | Admission FREE

ELGAR AND CARICE Martin Bird, editor of The Elgar Society Journal, is an Elgar enthusiast and social historian. Martin will be speaking about the correspondence between Sir Edward Elgar and his daughter Carice.

Saturday 13 April, 2pm | Admission FREE

We are pleased to welcome back to the Southern Branch Andrew Neill, past Chairman of The Elgar Society and well-known writer. His informative talk will focus on Elgar, India and Empire.

Saturday 11 May, 2pm | Admission FREE BOX OFFICE: 023 9247 2700 | THESPRING.CO.UK

ELGAR

ELGAR, INDIA AND EMPIRE


YOUR ARTS CENTRE NEEDS YOU  THEATRE SEATS REFURBISHMENT Unfortunately, due to anticipated project monies falling through the planned theatre seating refurbishment has been postponed. We hope that the theatre refurbishment will take place no later than August 2013. However, this is still dependent on us raising enough money through our fundraising efforts and further project funding. Many thanks go to the people listed (right) who have sponsored a seat. We still have a few vacant seats looking for sponsorship at time of publication. Sponsoring a seat costs £30 for one seat or £50 for two seats, this price also includes a plaque with your name attached to your sponsored seat/s and your name published in the next brochure. Or you can simply make a one-off donation of £10 or more and your name will be published in the next brochure. The Spring would also like to thank all of our Partner Groups for this campaign: Havant Light Opera, Bench Theatre, Havant Dynamo Youth Theatre, HumDrum Theatre and ReMix Theatre.

INFORMATION

VISIT THE SPRING WEBSITE FOR MORE DETAILS OR CALL THE BOX OFFICE ON 42 023 9247 2700 IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.

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NIGEL ASHDOWN-WATTS, MATTHEW BARBER, ELIZABETH BARTON, VALERIE BIRD, DAVID & JOCELYN BOOTH, JIM BOXALL, CLLR J BRANSON, STELLA BRIGGS, M A BROWN, ANN BUCKLEY, S BULLEN, E CAWTE, J CAYLEY, NORMAN CHALMERS, I CORRIGAN, TIM & SUE DAWES, DENZIL DUFF, K EDNEY, PAULINE FREEMAN, PETER & JAN GAMMONS, ROGER & TINA HARRISON, JEAN HARTLEY, SALLY HARTLEY, D HICKS, J HOGBEN, PAUL JEROME, ANNE JONES, NEIL KENDALL, ANN LIPMAN, P LOUTH, PATRICIA MANLEY, ROGER MAY, FREDERICK MCKEE, B MORLEY, BRIDGET NASH, MONIQUE NORRIS, BRENDA NOYES, S C PARKER, JACQUIE PENROSE, DOUGLAS PHILLIPS, LEZLEY PICTON, D PORTER, RUTH PRIOR, A ROCHE, HAZEL ROUSE, ROGER SIMMONS, J A SIMS, PETER SMITH, SUSAN TATE, N WATTS, ANNETTE WOOD, PETER WRIGHT. If we have missed anybody who has donated from the list above (or included anybody who didn’t want to be listed), please accept our sincere apologies and our grateful thanks!


RESIDENT COMPANIES MUSIC FUSION Provides music making activities for young people and specialises in contemporary music genres. Music Fusion’s East Street Studio houses a digital recording studio and fully soundproofed rehearsal space. www.musicfusion.org.uk HAMPSHIRE DANCE Creates opportunities to participate in dance and watch performances in less usual settings. It also supports the development of dancers, dance makers and the leaders of dance activity. www.hampshiredance.org.uk SOOP THEATRE A Hampshire-based theatre company with a strong emphasis on creating original work in a physical style. www.soop.org.uk

PARTNER COMPANIES DYNAMO YOUTH THEATRE www.dyt.org.uk

BENCH THEATRE www.benchtheatre.org.uk

HAVANT LIGHT OPERA www.havantlightopera.co.uk

FRIENDS OF HAVANT MUSEUM

“Acting is the ability to live truthfully under imaginary circumstances” Sandford Meisner

Acting Coaching Are you feeling frustrated with your acting ‘technique’ and struggling in auditions and performance to ‘make it real’? One-to-one private coaching on all levels: Beginners, intermediate and professional, in acting, voice-over and presentation.

Tel: 07771 857194 www.youractingcoach.biz “I now deliver my lines as if it were the first time they’ve been spoken” Zee Hilson | Actor

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professional dog walking services • Dog Walking Doggy Day Care • Pet Feeding • Pet Taxi • ‘Let outs’ • Care when owners hospitalised • Holidays/weekends

Call Gary on 07951 088 044 gary@walkyourdoggy.co.uk walkyourdoggy.co.uk BOX OFFICE: 023 9247 2700 | THESPRING.CO.UK

INFORMATION

HUMDRUM www.humdrum.org.uk

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INFORMATION  BOX OFFICE 023 9247 2700 CAFÉ 023 9224 9065 info@thespring.co.uk FOLLOW US ONLINE: www.thespring.co.uk F: www.facebook.com/thespring.havant T: @the_spring

FINANCE AND OPERATIONS Jacqueline Fagg jacquelinef@thespring.co.uk 023 92 249068

ADDRESS The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre 56 East Street, Havant, PO9 1BS

FINANCE INTERN katiet@thespring.co.uk 023 92 249068

BOX OFFICE OPENING HOURS: Monday to Saturday 10am – 8pm Closed at 5pm during August.

TECHNICAL MANAGER Simon Gray simong@thespring.co.uk 023 92 249066

MUSEUM OPENING HOURS: Monday to Saturday daytime 10am – 3.15pm & Weds to Sat evenings 7pm – 9pm. The museum will be closed when there is no show or event taking place. The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre is closed on Bank Holidays HOW TO FIND US By train: We are 5 minutes walk from Havant station By bus: We are 5 minutes walk from Havant Bus Station, Elm Lane By car: We are just off the A27. Leave the A27 either at the B2149 Park Rd South junction or at the A259 Emsworth exit (see map). CAR PARKING The Spring is next to an HBC pay and display car park which is free after 6pm in the evenings. There are five spaces available for disabled badge holders.

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MARKETING MANAGER Darren Corps darrenc@thespring.co.uk 023 92 249062

EDUCATION & HERITAGE INTERN Josephine Payter josephinep@thespring. co.uk 023 92 249064

DIGITAL MARKETING ASSISTANT Jennifer Le Roux jenniferl@thespring.co.uk 023 92 249064

CAFE BAR SUPERVISOR Katie Thackray katiet@thespring.co.uk 023 92 249065

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INFORMATION

BOX OFFICE MANAGER Debbie Barton debbieb@thespring.co.uk 023 92 249060

CENTRE DIRECTOR, PROGRAMMING AND HIRES Sophie Fullerlove sophie@thespring.co.uk 023 92 249067

CHICHESTER

BOX OFFICE: 023 9247 2700 | THESPRING.CO.UK


BOOKING TICKETS

THE SPRING MEMBERSHIP

Tickets can be purchased by telephone using a credit/debit card or in person at the Box Office with cash, cheque or credit/debit card.

• Members receive 15% off the price of most shows and workshops • FREE postage of tickets purchased by phone • No £1 transaction charge for credit/debit card purchases made by phone or at the counter • 10% off art works, crafts and shop purchases on presentation of membership card • 10% off daytime food from the café on presentation of membership card • Opportunity to support a thriving arts venue & museum • Bring a friend for FREE, once per year, to any film or other selected event (denoted by the members ‘M’ symbol). Not available online. This must be booked at the Box Office in person or by phone.

ONLINE PURCHASES Tickets for most events and workshops can be purchased online at www.thespring.co.uk

TRANSACTION CHARGES AND POSTAGE The Spring is a charity and a non-profit-making organisation. We make a £1 transaction charge for the use of credit and debit cards for ticket purchases online, over the telephone and at the Box Office. This charge helps to offset the cost incurred for providing this payment facility. There is a charge of 50p for posting tickets if requested.

RESERVATIONS Reservations can only be made for bookings of 10 or more seats and must be confirmed and paid for no later than 10 days prior to the show.

£17.50 for single membership per year entitles you to one ticket to each show at the member’s price. £29 for joint membership entitles you to 2 tickets for each show at the member’s price.

DISCOUNTS / CONCESSIONS

ROOM AND VENUE HIRE

We offer 10% discount on ticket prices for under 18’s,students, senior citizens, people in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support or Disability Living Allowance. Discounts must be requested at the time of booking and discounts may not be applied to tickets already purchased. The Spring reserves the right to make special offers from time to time. Group Bookings can be made for most shows: buy 10 tickets and you will get the 11th ticket FREE. Please note that not all discounts are available online.

THEATRE SHOW HIRE

TICKET RETURNS OR EXCHANGES All tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable.

We offer both Charity and Business rates. C = Charity Rate B = Business Rate Includes front of house staff & technician. C £195 per session B £235 per session

THEATRE SPACE ONLY C £20 p/h B £25 p/h

LANGSTONE OR SALTINGS ROOM (CAPACITY 50) C £13 p/h B £15.50 p/h

MAILING LISTS/DATA PROTECTION The Spring is committed to upholding the Data Protection principles of good information handling practice. When processing your bookings the Box Office will ask you for your name, address, telephone number and email address. This information will be added to our Marketing Lists and may be used to inform you about events and other developments at our venue. If you do not want your details used in this way please contact the Box Office. Contact darrenc@thespring.co.uk if you would like to be added to the mailing list.

PERFORMANCES All performances take place at The Spring unless otherwise specified.

ACCESS

C £10.50 p/h B £12.50 p/h 10% Discount is offered for bookings of ten weeks or more. For more information on room/venue hire contact Sophie Fullerlove at sophie@thespring.co.uk or tel. 023 9224 9067 Comprehensive Sound Systems, Lighting & Stage Systems available for hire. From small dry hire to fully managed outdoor events. Contact Simon Gray at simong@thespring.co.uk or tel. 023 9224 9066

HOSPITALITY/CATERING If you are hiring a room please contact the Café & Bar for any hospitality requirements. For enquiries please call 023 9224 9065 or email katiet@thespring.co.uk

VOLUNTEERS We would like to thank all our volunteers for the vast contribution that they make. If you would like to volunteer please contact Kate Saunders at kates@thespring.co.uk or tel. 023 9224 9063

PROGRAMME CHANGES Please note that all information given was correct on going to press, but The Spring reserves the right to make alterations as necessary. A large print version of this brochure is available on request.

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SOUND & PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT HIRE

Registered Charity Number 297353

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INFORMATION

We welcome individuals with special needs and disabilities. We have 5 disabled parking bays at the front of the building. There are a limited number of wheelchair spaces available in the theatre. Carer goes FREE when accompanying a person with a disability to a show/ screening. An Induction Loop is installed in the theatre to assist those with a hearing impairment. Guide dogs are welcome. There is an adapted toilet with baby changing facilities available.

SMALL MEETING ROOM (CAPACITY 15)


EVENTS CALENDAR  JANUARY TO AUGUST 2013

JAN

FEB

MAR

EVENTS CALENDAR

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APR

Sat 5, 2pm Tue 8 – Sat 12 Sat 12, 10.30am Tue 15, 7pm Wed 16, 1.45pm Sat 19, 2.30pm Sat 19, 8pm Wed 23, 1.45 & 8pm Thu 24, 8pm Sat 26, 11.15am Wed 30, 7pm Thu 31, 7pm

Elgar and the Organ One Pride, One People Children’s Storytelling Friends of Havant Museum Wedding Video The Demon Headmaster Havant Comedy Club Hysteria Bully Wee Band The Mini BSO Rock School Gig Midnight is a Place

Talk Youth Theatre Stories Talk Film Youth Theatre Comedy Film Music Children’s Music Music Family Theatre

P41 P25 P34 P21 P16 P25 P5 P16 P6 P32 P25 P11

Fri 1, 8pm Sat 2, 10.30am Wed 6, 1.45pm & 8pm Fri 8, 8pm Sat 9, 11am & 1.30pm Sat 9, 2pm Sat 9, 8pm Tue 12, 7pm Wed 13, 1.45pm & 8pm Thu 14, 8pm Fri 15, 8pm Sat 16, 8pm Sat 16, 10.30am Wed 20, 1.45pm Wed 20 – 23 Wed 27, 1.45pm & 8pm

The Alter Eagles Unique Hope Springs Delphi: Bellybutton of the Ancient World Claytime Elgar the Edwardian Phil Beer Friends of Havant Museum Ruby Sparks Jo Caulfield Female Gothic Havant Comedy Club Children’s Storytelling Sparkle Iron Untouchable

Music Makers Market Film Talk Family Theatre Talk Music Talk Film Comedy Theatre Comedy Stories Film Theatre Film

P6 P38 P16 P21 P32 P41 P6 P21 P16 P3 P11 P5 P34 P17 P12 P17

Fri 1, 8pm Sat 2, 10.30am Sat 2, 11am Sat 2, 8pm Mon 4, 7.30pm Tue 5, 8pm Wed 6, 10am Wed 6, 1.45pm & 8pm Fri 8, 8pm Sat 9, 2pm Tue 12, 1.45pm Tue 12, 7pm Wed 13, 10am Wed 13, 1.45pm & 8pm Thu 14, 8pm Fri 15, 8pm Sat 16, 10.30am Sat 16, 8pm Tue 19 – 23rd, 7.30pm Wed 20, 10am Wed 20, 1.45pm Mon 25, 6.30pm Tue 26, 6pm Wed 27, 1.45pm & 8pm Thu 28, 7.30pm

Steve Knightley Unique An Expedition to the Great Exhibition Slim Chance Badke Quartet Hazel O’Connor Semi-Precious Stones People Like Us Inspector Norse Elgar and the Critical Ear To Rome with Love Friends of Havant Museum Semi- Precious Stones Great Expectations Alaska Boothby Graffoe Children’s Storytelling Damien O’Kane The Hound of the Baskervilles Semi- Precious Stones Your Sister’s Sister Showtime Performance Remix Showcase Fundraiser Gambit Musical Chairs!

Music Makers Market Family Theatre + Workshop Music Music Music Talk Film Theatre Talk Film Talk Talk Film Theatre Comedy Stories Music Theatre Talk Film Musical Theatre Theatre Film Music

P6 P38 P33 P7 P7 P7 P21 P17 P12 P41 P17 P21 P21 P17 P13 P3 P34 P8 P13 P21 P17 P25 P25 P18 P8

Wed 3, 1.45pm & 8pm Thu 4, 7.30pm Sat 6, 10.30am Sat 6, 8pm Tue 9, 11.30am & 1.30pm Tue 9, 7pm Wed 10, 1.45pm & 8pm Fri 12, 8pm Sat 13, 10.30am Sat 13, 2pm

Anna Karenina The Boy at the Edge of the Room Unique The Secret Police The Amazing Bubbleman Friends of Havant Museum The Hobbit Doug Segal Children’s Storytelling Elgar and Carice

Film Theatre Makers Market Music Children’s Show Talk Film Comedy Stories Talk

P18 P13 P38 P8 P33 P21 P18 P3 P34 P41

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See pages 26– 31 & 35 – 37 for classes & workshops details and pages 38–40 for exhibitions

APR CONT.

MAY

JUNE

JULY

Havant Comedy Club The Words The History of Jazz Piano Lucy Porter St George and the Dragon What The Dickens? Morris: A Life with Bells On Absent Friends Lovely Things

Comedy Film Music Comedy Open Day Theatre Film Theatre Makers Market

P5 P18 P8 P4 P22 P14 P18 P14 P38

Wed 1, 1.45pm Wed 8, 1.45pm & 8pm Thu 9, 8pm Fri 10 – Sat 11 May, 7pm Sat 11, 10.30am Sat 11, 2pm Tue 14 May, 7pm Wed 15, 8pm Fri 17, 8pm Sat 18, 8pm Tue 21, 1.30pm & 7.30pm Wed 22, 1.45pm & 8pm Thu 23, 6pm Fri 24, 8pm Sat 25- 26, 10am Sat 25, 8pm Sun 26, 6.30pm Wed 29, 1.45pm & 8pm Thu 30, 11.30am Fri 31, 8pm

Quartet The Guilt Trip Larry Garner & The Norman Beaker Band True Colours Children’s Storytelling Elgar, India & Empire Friends of Havant Museum The Trench Megson Havant Comedy Club Etch Dance & IntAct Playing for Keeps Remix Showcase Fundraiser Matt Parker – The Number Ninja 4th Annual Jazz Weekend Jazz Heaven The Jazz Student Showcase Life of Pi Jack at the Beanstalk Café Errol Linton

Film Film Music Dance Stories Talk Talk Theatre Music Comedy Theatre/Dance Film Youth Performance Comedy Music/Workshop Music Music Film Children’s Theatre Music

P18 P18 P9 P24 P34 P41 P21 P14 P9 P5 P24 P19 P25 P4 P28 P9 P28 P19 P34 P9

Sat 1, 10.30am Sat 1, 7pm Wed 5, 1.45pm & 8pm Thu 6, 8pm Fri 7, 8pm Sat 8, 8pm Wed 12, 7pm Thu 13, 7.30pm Sat 15, 10.30am Sat 15, 8pm Wed 19, 1.45pm Thu 20, 8pm Fri 21, 8pm Sat 22, From 12 noon Sat 22, 8pm Tue 25 – Sat 29, 7.30pm Wed 26, 1.45pm

Unique A Viking Tale Les Miserables Ticklin the Pickle Oasisish Slick Minded Individuals U-Sound-Scene Bill the Bard’s Funny Bits Children’s Storytelling Havant Comedy Club Trouble with the Curve Andrew Foster Mrs Barbara Nice The Incredible Book Eating Boy Instant SOOP The Gondoliers Won’t Back Down

Makers Market Family Theatre Film Music Music Music Music Youth Theatre Stories Comedy Film Music Comedy Children’s Theatre Comedy Music Film

P38 P15 P19 P10 P10 P10 P25 P25 P34 P5 P19 P10 P4 P34 P5 P10 P19

Mon 1 – 31 August Tue 2 – 6, 7.30pm Wed 3, 1.45pm Sat 6, 10.30am Tue 9, 7pm Wed 10, 1.45pm & 8pm Thu 11, 8pm Sat 13, 10.30am Wed 17, 1.45pm Thu 18- Sat 27 Wed 24, 1.45pm Wed 31, 1.45pm & 8pm

Bumper Beach Booksale 84 Charing Cross Road Cloud Atlas Unique Friends of Havant Museum Hyde Park on Hudson Kevin Precious Children’s Storytelling A Late Quartet Ladies Day Lincoln Skyfall

Event Theatre Film Makers Market Talk Film Comedy Stories Film Theatre Film Film

P2 P15 P19 P38 P21 P20 P5 P34 P20 P15 P20 P20

Tue 20, 1.45pm Wed 21, 1.45pm Tue 27, 1.45pm Wed 28, 1.45pm

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Notes on a Scandal Mrs Henderson Presents Ladies in Lavender

Film Film Film Film

P20 P20 P20 P20

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EVENTS CALENDAR

AUG

Sat 13, 8pm Wed 17, 1.45pm & 8pm Thu 18, 7.30pm Fri 19, 8pm Sat 20, 10.30am Sat 20, 8pm Wed 24, 1.45pm Thu 25 – 4 May Sat 27, 10.30am




THE SPRING ARTS & HERITAGE CENTRE 56 EAST STREET HAVANT PO9 1BS 023 9247 2700 THESPRING.CO.UK

Supported by

Registered Charity Number 297353


The Spring Brochure - Jan-Aug 2013