The Lights

The Lights
The Lights
West Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1AH
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The Lights is the hub for creative activity in north-west Hampshire, with a 242-seat auditorium, an arena hall, a conference room, a dance studio, function rooms and a café bar. It has a programme of theatre, live music, comedy, dance and kids' events, as well as hosting special events such as a record/CD fair and food & drink events. It also gives regular art, craft and drama workshops for kids.

Andover station is ten minutes' walk away and the venue is served by the 2, 3, 4, 5 and 8 bus routes.

The Lights is the hub for creativity in north-west Hampshire, with a 242 seat auditorium, an arena open space, dance studio, function rooms and a conference room and board room for business meetings. The Arena Cafe bar is open for coffee, cake and food during the day and when shows are playing.

The theatre boasts a packed programme of live music, comedy, dance, serious theatre and children's events and workshops, designed to appeal to the whole community. There are also special events during the year including record and cd fairs and food and drink events.

The venue has level access.

Free parking is available after 4pm within a short walk of the venue. Andover Railway station is a ten minute walk away and the bus station is within two minutes.

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  • Provides: Free wi-fi

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ABB (The Average Blues Band)

The veteran five-piece outfit plays classic blues and originals with special guest, vocalist Ray Foster.

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£8 / 01264 368368

  • 20:00

ABBA Forever

The successful tribute act perform the songs of Swedish pop band ABBA. The show is seen as a satirical parody of ABBA and has received cult status since the band was founded in 1988 by director and musician Rod Stephen in Melbourne, Australia. The show explores the music of ABBA and the flared fashion of the 70s. Stephen…

Fri 15 Dec

£20–£21 / 01264 368368

The Bob Dylan Story

A tribute to a singer-songwriting icon.

Fri 9 Mar 2018

£20–£21 (£19; Children £19) / 01264 368368

Bon Giovi

Tribute to the New Jersey-based stadium rockers.

Fri 16 Mar 2018

£14.50 / 01264 368368

An Evening with Pam Ayres

A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.

Thu 8 Feb 2018

£25–£26 / 01264 368368

Hare And Tortoise

An adaptation of Aesop's fable about opposites, time and friendship for children aged three plus and their families.

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£7 / 01264 368368

Jive Talkin'

A tribute to the falsetto trio, the Bee Gees.

Fri 26 Jan 2018

£19–£20 (£18) / 01264 368368

Katie Piper

Philanthropist, TV presenter and former model shares what she has learnt and what helped her remain positive even through the toughest of times.

Tue 13 Mar 2018

£15–£16 / 01264 368368

Lee Hurst: Mucking About

Sharp stand-up, banter and quick wit from the stand-up and TV panellist.

Thu 12 Apr 2018

£17.50–£18.50 / 01264 368368

Mark Steel: Every Little Thing's Gonna be Alright

The star of Radio 4’s Mark Steel’s in Town and newspaper columnist of the year is back with a new show guaranteed to make the world seem even more wild than it is.

Thu 8 Mar 2018

£15–£16 / 01264 368368

  • 20:00

Moscow Drug Club

Cabaret-style songs and Gypsy swing from the Bristol-based five-piece.

Fri 12 Jan 2018

£12 (£11; Children £11) / 01264 368368

Neil Sands: Christmas Memories

A festive nostalgia show with a West End cast that features a wide range of well-known songs and popular carols.

Thu 14 Dec

£14 / 01264 368368

  • 14:00

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.

Fri 22 Dec

£21–£22 / 01264 368368

Santa's Christmas Wish (Ages 2-7)

A festive, song-filled, interactive family show featuring the opportunity to meet the man himself!

Sat 23 Dec

£10 (£9; £35) / 01264 368368

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Shappi Khorsandi: Mistress and Misfit

  • 3 stars

The TV regular and award-winning comic presents a show about Lady Emma Hamilton, the mistress of Lord Nelson.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

£15–£16 / 01264 368368

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

With a backdrop of projected photos and original film footage a full live band perform Simon & Garfunkel hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Homeward Bound' and many more. The story takes you through the stories that shaped their music, the dramatic split, their solo careers and a recreation of the 1982 Central…

Sat 13 Jan 2018

£20–£21 (£19; Children £19) / 01264 368368

Simon Evans: Genius

Sardonic and supercilious humour brought to the stage by the Radio 4 regular and writer.

Sat 2 Jun 2018

£14–£15 / 01264 368368

Sound of the Sirens

The Exeter duo perform foot-stomping folk rock.

Thu 21 Dec

£12 / 01264 368368

Stephen K Amos: Bread and Circuses

The stand-up comedian delivers his original material – based on current affairs including Trump and Brexit – with honesty and exuberance.

Fri 2 Feb 2018

£17.50–£18.50 / 01264 368368

Tom Allen: Indeed

  • 4 stars

The sharply dressed, well-spoken, disparagingly camp son of working-class Bromley discusses how living at home at the age of 33 is making life seem like its passing by.

Fri 6 Apr 2018

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01264 368368

Vienna Festival Ballet: The Nutcracker

  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Peter Mallek's company performs Tchaikovsky's seasonal ballet.

Sat 16 Dec

£19 (£18; Children £16) / 01264 368368

  • 14:00
  • 19:00

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.

Sat 14 Apr 2018

£19.50–£20.50 / 01264 368368

Whole Lotta Shakin: The Shakin Stevens Story

Tribute show to Shakin' Stevens, starring Rebel Dean and a full live band.

Sat 17 Mar 2018

£18.50–£19.50 / 01264 368368

The Wizard Of Oz

The classic children's tale gets the pantomime treatment from Oddsocks Productions with their trademark comedy, new songs, familiar faces and laughs aplenty.

Wed 10 Jan 2018

£15–£16 (£0–£14; Children £14) / 01264 368368

Thu 11 Jan 2018

£15–£16 (£0–£14; Children £14) / 01264 368368

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