- Telephone 023 8065 2333
- Website www.thepointeastleigh.co.uk
The Point showcases contemporary dance, theatre and combined arts. Their creative residencies and associate artist scheme support artists to develop new work and reach new audiences. Spaces available to hire include the main auditorium, studio theatre, creation space and conference room.
The Point is within easy walking distance of Eastleigh Train Station and Eastleigh Bus Station.
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Mountbatten Players Mountbatten Players invite you to join them for their fabulous, oriental, pantomime of Aladdin. Packed with exotic costumes, sensational special effects, lavish sets, laugh-out-loud comedy and maybe even a magic carpet. Aladdin promises to be a traditional fun-for-all-the-family pantomime and don’t…
Thu 12 Jan 2017
Fri 13 Jan 2017
Sat 14 Jan 2017
Jane Mackinnon School of Dance The enchanting tale of Alice has delighted us all for years. Come and share the magic as Alice falls down the rabbit hole, takes tea with the Mad Hatter and plays croquet with the Queen of Hearts. Let us whisk you away to Wonderland with bewitching ballerinas, snappy tappers and many…
Sat 1 Apr 2017
The Best Thing
Vamos Theatre in a Co-Commission with London International Mime Festival A swinging sixties story from the UK’s leading full mask theatre company It’s 1966. The record player is on, herhair’s bobbed and eye-lashes curled: for seventeen year old Susan, life is an adventure waiting to begin. Step into the wordless world…
James Finnemore PREVIEW PERFORMANCE A group of travellers. Strangers; nameless and defined solely by their occupation. Yet somehow intertwined. And there is something else… something in the air that is fully present, and yet never known… Visually mesmeric and aurally hypnotic, Bloom combines the haunting beats of an…
Breaking the Ice
Unicorn/ Filskit Theatre Company presents an interactive story, based on video footage of a wild polar bear and a Husky playing together.
Wed 14 Dec
Westfield Productions Poor Cinders, living with two difficult sisters and a wicked Stepmother can’t be easy! All she wishes for is to meet her Prince… well she just might! Westfield Productions brings the traditional family pantomime back to The Point in this enchanting and much-loved tale. Full of toe tapping songs…
Thu 19 Jan 2017
Fri 20 Jan 2017
Sat 21 Jan 2017
Artist event with the chance to collaborate, share ideas or just enjoy a drink.
DFuse Dance Platform
DFuse Dance Platform showcases youth and community groups from Eastleigh, Hampshire and across the South East, including The Point Youth Dance Company and Next Step Dance Company. This exciting addition to the spring season forms part of The Point’s New Dimension in Dance Programme, celebrating inclusion in dance in…
Goodnight Mister Tom
Eastleigh Operatic and Musical Society This musical version of Goodnight Mister Tom, by Michelle Magorian and Gary Carpenter, remains very true to the novel yet delves more deeply into the backstories of some characters. This tear-jerker pulls no punches, yet has some wonderfully joyous moments. The cast of EOMS…
Sat 13 May 2017
Lost in Translation Circus Meet The Hogwallops, a family unlike all others……… Every day activities are extreme, with bedtime and teeth brushing needing a bungee and high level jetspray. Dressing is a game of flying aerial wardrobe antics, and meal times are a nerve-wracking display of juggling food and crockery!
Frozen Light in association with New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich Exploring a new and unknown world, Home immerses audiences with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD) in a multi-sensory story of discovery. Scarlet and Olive must learn how to survive and create a future together in an environment that is full…
I, Daniel Blake
- 100 min
- Directed by: Ken Loach
- Cast: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires
Newly widowed Newcastle joiner Daniel (Johns) has worked all his life, but when his doctor tells him that his heart condition means he can't work, the welfare system disagrees. Familiar territory for Loach and screenwriter Laverty but despite unapologetic heartstring-tugging, the subject – the system's intrinsic cruelty…
Jonathan Pie: Live
The comic reveals the truth behind recent news events both home and abroad.
Justin Moorhouse: People and Feelings
Upbeat comedy from the former Phoenix Nights actor.
Thu 16 Mar 2017
Amateur production of the Legally Blonde musical, telling the story of Elle Woods and her mission to become, like, a lawyer.
The Little Mermaid
Upper Shirley High This production is presented by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd. on behalf of Music Theatre International of New York. It takes place in a magical sea kingdom, where the mermaid Ariel longs to live in the world above. She’ll have to defy her father, escape the clutches of an evil sea witch and…
Mark Thomas: The Red Shed
Directed by Joe Douglas. Lakin McCarthy & Mark Thomas in Association with West Yorkshire Playhouse The third part in a trilogy that started with the multi-award winning shows Bravo Figaro and Cuckooed. A story of strikes, fights, dinner ladies and commies. Crap beer, great beer, burgers and burger slingers.
Material Men Redux
Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Material Men redux features two artists of the Indian diaspora, both of whom chose to pursue different dance styles – classical Indian and hip hop. These contrasting styles, as well as similarities of origin, are the starting points for this dynamic exploration of rhythm, location and shared…
National Theatre Live: Amadeus
Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones, NT Live: The Comedy of Errors) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre, and with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia.
The Nature of Forgetting
Friday 6th January 2017, 7.30pm Theatre Re presents The Nature of Forgetting (Preview performance) ***To forget is to be unable to remember. It implies the loss of accessibility to a memory, however it does not necessarily mean that the information is lost.*** Tom is 55, today. As he dresses for his party…
Night and Day
Spinners Dance Studio and Class Act Theatre School The students of Spinners Dance Studio and Class Act Theatre School are back again for their 15th show at The Point. In this show the company will take you on ajourney to the Sun and the Moon, through Light and Shade and visit all emotions from Melancholy to happy…
Outlaw: The Story of Robin Hood
Tell everyone in Nottingham that the Outlaws rule Sherwood, that we rule in the King's name… I am Robin Hood. Lost in a forest as dark and mysterious as the secrets it hides, a young boy starts on the path to find justice for the people of Sherwood. Rescued by a crew of misfits, can Robin find the courage to rise…
Tue 20 Dec
Wed 21 Dec
Royal Shakespeare Company: The Tempest
Simon Russell Beale returns to the RSC after 20 years to play Prospero in a production directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran. The play is brought to life with the help of Intel and Andy Serkis' Imaginarium, featuring advanced technology in a bold reimagining of this Shakespearean classic.
2Faced Dance Fight or flight? There is always a choice. A gritty and explosive triple bill from the award winning and physically adventurous 2Faced Dance Company. Featuring three exhilarating commissions by world class choreographers Tamsin Fitzgerald, Lenka Vagnerová and newcomer Rebecca Evans, RUN explores the…
Blue Butterfly Dance Company in aid for the Mayors Appeal Blue Butterfly Dance Company is a local dance company which provides fun dance, fitness and musical theatre classes in the local area and in local schools. Showtime is their very first show with all their amazing performers coming together to bring audiences an…
Singin' in the Rain
- 102 min
- Directed by: Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen
- Written by: Betty Comden, Adolph Green
- Cast: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell
Hollywood undergoes the transition from the silent era to the talkies and reputations rise and fall. Absolutely wonderful musical entertainment, with the slickest of snappy dialogue, enduringly catchy numbers, a cast of genuine charisma, and an engaging picture of the industry in transition into the bargain. Quite splendid.
A Street Cat Named Bob
- Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode
- Cast: Luke Treadaway, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head
- UK release: 4 November 2016
James (Treadaway) is a homeless heroin addict who gets onto a support programme, which offers him a flat on condition he stick to the rules. Enter the titular cat, which forces James to care for something else. Based on a true story; Treadaway is very watchable, and Bob the cat is (largely) played by himself. Gritty and…
Zest Theatre and house Research suggests that roughly half of the British population will experienceat least one traumatic event in their lifetime. How do you think you would you cope if it happened to you? A visually stunning new production from Zest Theatre, Thrive follows the journey of three young people whose…
Toward The Dark Side (And Beyond)
Sanarac (Productions) Ltd The Floyd Effect is renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. Every note that you hear is played and sung by the band, making each concert a genuine ‘live’ experience; powerful, immersive and emotional. Unless you were there the first time…
- 92 min
- Directed by: Mike Mitchell
- Cast: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, Russell Brand, James Corden, Gwen Stefani
- UK release: 21 October 2016
Trolls are cute creatures who love EDM and warm hugs, but they're preyed on by Bergens, toothy monsters who think eating Trolls will bring happiness. Hyperactive buddy movie with dazzling visuals and lots of ditzy fun, but not as fresh or original as some of the competition.
Turn Around Three Times and Spit!
BA (HONS) Performance at Southampton Solent University Using as their stimulus Volcano Theatre’s recent visit to The Point with their retelling of Shakespeare’s Scottish Play, students from Southampton Solent University’s BA (Hons) Performance degree present an evening of murder, magic and theatrical superstition. See…
A United Kingdom
- US / UK / Czech Republic
- 111 min
- Directed by: Amma Asante
- Cast: Rosamund Pike, David Oyelowo, Tom Felton, Laura Carmichael
- UK release: 25 November 2016
In post-war London, Ruth (Pike) and black law student Seretse (Oyelowo) fall in love; the thing is, he's first in line to the throne of Bechuanaland (today's Botswana). Based on a true story; Pike and Oyelowo bring a warm human touch to this sentimental but well-crafted history lesson.
Welcome to Cherry Tree Lane
Oakwood Academy of Dance Come along and meet the familiar all singing and dancing characters from this happy street, along with one very special person. Be entertained by our amazing students aged from 2 years to adults, who will perform ballet, modern, jazz, cheerleading, tap and musical theatre numbers. We look…
West Side Story
- 152 min
- Directed by: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise
- Cast: Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris
Romeo And Juliet revisited against a background of New York gangs. Great songs, classic film.
Moxie Brawl Volta Flatulence, Caroline Trumpface, Sally Silent But Deadly and Daisy Parphead invite audiences into the Windibops laboratory to investigate flatulence (yes we mean farts) and global warming. Four dancing scientists manoeuvre in this comical, fun world combining high quality dance, humour, strange sounds…