Since 1988, The Hawth has welcomed big name acts and well-known shows through its doors: big name acts from Ravi Shankar to Richard Wilson; comedians including Eddie Izzard and Jimmy Carr, as well as the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal National Theatre and all manner of companies from across the globe.
The intimate 146-seater Studio has also welcomed up-and-comers throughout the years, who have gone on to stardom.
There is also a foyer exhibition space, seven meeting rooms, a café, two bars and an outdoor marquee and amphitheatre.
Events at this venue
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Andy Zaltzman: Plan Z
One half of the satirical podcast The Bugle is back with a show encompassing national identity, hope, fear and live action democracy.
Babe, The Sheep-Pig
The story of a pig who wants to be a sheepdog.
Tue 22 Aug
Bye Bye Baby: A Celebration Of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons
Jamie Ledwith scales the falsetto heights of Frankie Valli, along with snappy choreography and a vast catalogue of hits making for a memorable and unforgettable night of nostalgia.
Thu 28 Sep
£22 (£21) / 01293 553636
Chas & Dave
The cheeky cheery Cockneys return with 'Rabbit', 'Gertcha', 'Margate' and more.
Count Arthur Strong: The Sound of Mucus
Steve Delaney's deluded thespian creation returns with a new show.
Danny Baker: Cradle to the Stage
Stories and comedy from the veteran broadcaster.
Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.
Eliza Carthy & the Wayward Band
The Scarborough-born singer and fiddler performs traditional English folk, backed by an ensemble which includes members of Bellowhead, Mawkin, Blowzabella, Edward II and more.
Geoff Norcott: Conswervative
Satirical comedy from the comedian, a trade unionist's son who grew up on a council estate, now wondering how the hell he ended up leaning to the right.
Fri 16 Jun
Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01293 553636
Icarus Theatre presents Shakespeare's Danish tragedy.
The band performs a tribute to David Bowie known for hits 'Jean Genie', 'Starman', 'Changes', 'All the Young Dudes', 'Ziggy Stardust' and 'Heroes'.
Joe McElderry: The Gloria Tour
The singer-songwriter, who won the sixth series of The X Factor in 2009, performs iconic songs from the stage and screen. X Factor's Lloyd Daniels and Any Dream Will Do runners up Keith Jack and Ben James-Ellis also perform.
John Bishop: Winging It
Observational humour from the multi-award winning Liverpudlian stand-up.
Elder statesman of British blues, who mentored the likes of the young Eric Clapton and Peter Green on his 80th Anniversary Tour.
Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment. Featuring guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall.
A Judgement in Stone
Crime drama based on the best-selling novel by Ruth Rendell.
Wed 24 May
The Magic of Motown
Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.
Marcel Lucont's Whine List
Alexis Dubus's quick-witted Gallic alter ego muses on mortality, masculinity and his own magnificence.
Milton Jones is Out There
Absurd one-liners from telly regular Jones.
Naomi's Wild And Scary
Children's TV presenter Naomi Wilkinson will let you in on the secrets of her wild adventures to the corners of the earth where she has travelled in search of fierce, frightening and furry animals. Joined on stage by Animal Mark, the pair will offer an exciting discussion on the global population of animals, and who to…
Irish charmer Nathan Carter and his band play an easy listening mix of Irish, country and popular songs.
Northern Ballet: Goldilocks and the Three Bears
The company performs this child-friendly ballet, based on the fairy tale, that is an opportunity to introduce young children to the live ballet, music and theatre.
Tribute to the Latin-rock of Santana.
Paul Foot: Tis a Pity She's a Piglet
Surreal and chaotic humour from the 2013 Sydney Comedy Award-winning stand-up.
Blues sounds from Red Butler – who were voted Best New Act UK by Blues Matters Magazine in 2014.
The Roy Orbison Story
Roy Orbison tribute singer Barry Steele and his five-piece show band singing hits by the Big O plus a special tribute to the time Roy spent with The Traveling Wilburys, and Bono.
Russell Brand: Re:Birth
The controversial stand-up embarks on his latest tour, inspired by the birth of daughter.
The auctioneering star of the hit TV show, Storage Hunters, return to his stand-up roots.
Some Guys Have All The Luck: The Rod Stewart Story
The story of the legendary mullet-headed rocker, whose scratchy pipes lent a welcome note of sandpaper to such hits as 'Maggie May', 'I Don't Want To Talk About It' and 'Baby Jane', but who also wrote such enduring classics as 'You Wear It Well' and 'Every Picture Tells A Story'.
Wed 14 Jun
£22.50 (£21.50) / 01293 553636
Some People v Reginald D Hunter
The self-proclaimed 'comedian, swashbuckler and scientist' takes his latest and no doubt controversial show on the road.
A Vision of Elvis
2008 European Elvis Tribute Artist Champion Rob Kingsley presents the total Elvis package, from custom-made costumes to that curl of the lip.
Wall Of Floyd: Pink Floyd Tribute
The outfit plays all the hits of the influential British prog-rock group, including Comfortably Numb, Money, Wish You Were Here, Shine On You Crazy Diamond and Another Brick in The Wall.