The Lights

The Lights
The Lights
West Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1AH
  • Telephone 01264 368368
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  • Website www.thelights.org.uk
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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

Events at this venue

There are 27 events at this location

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80's Party Night

DJ Steve Randall spins all the greatest hits from the 1980s.

Sat 13 May

£8; £6 adv / 01264 368368

Adventures With Sam In Outer Space

Join Sam and Stories And More as they jump head first into a brand new interactive story and intergalactic adventure.

Sat 27 May

£17 (£12 for two) / 01264 368368

Alice In Wonderland

Imagination runs wild and logic is abandoned in this fantastical, larger-than-life musical brimming with nonsensical fun and excitement for the entire family. Performed by Immersion Theatre.

Tue 11 Apr

£8.50 ( £32) / 01264 368368

The Andover Passion 2017

Unity Christian Theatre tell the timeless story of the Passion Of Christ.

Mon 10 Apr

£7–£8 / 01264 368368

Andy Parsons: Peak Bullsh*t

You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, but this is Parsons' latest stand-up show. Can he really promise peak bullshit? Come along and find out.

Wed 19 Apr

£16 (£15) / 01264 368368

Ballet Theatre UK: Alice In Wonderland

The company presents a captivating new ballet based on Lewis Carroll's much-loved children's books, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

Sat 29 Apr

£17–£18 (£16; Children £15; £16; £60) / 01264 368368

Counterfeit Sixties Show

A nostalgic night of 60s music, interspersed with video clips from the era. The band performs songs by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Monkees and many more.

Fri 16 Jun

£17–£19 / 01502 730288

Dave Gorman's Screen Guild

Aided by his laptop and a big screen, Gorman curates a monthly gathering of his favourite established and rising stand-ups.

Mon 8 May

Phone for availability / 01264 368368

Easter Bunny's Eggs-Ellent Adventure

Join the hunt for the hidden chocolate factory and meet the Easter Bunny afterwards to receive a special Easter present in a show written by Martin Parsons.

Thu 20 Apr

£8.50 ( £32) / 01264 368368

Fay Hield And The Hurricane Party

The folk artist and her band perform songs from the latest album Old Adam, which was listed in The Guardian's Best Albums Of 2016.

Tue 4 Apr

£12.50–£13.50 (£11.50; £11.50) / 01264 368368

Hamlet

The Discarded Nut Theatre Company presents an adaption of Shakespeare's tragedy directed by Noel Jones.

Wed 10 May

£13–£14 (£12; £12) / 01264 368368

Jethro

Risqué humour from the West Country comic.

Thu 11 May

£20 / 01264 368368

The Johnny Cash Roadshow

Cash tribute from singer-songwriter Clive John.

Fri 28 Apr

£21 / 01264 368368

Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards-winning duo perform contemporary folk.

Fri 21 Apr

£13.50 / 01264 368368

The King Of Pop

Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a Michael Jackson tribute show whose star performer Navi once earned a standing ovation from the King of Pop himself.

Fri 26 May

£21–£22 / 01264 368368

Lipstick On Your Collar

An exciting 1950s and 1960s show specialising in bringing the classic pop hits from the golden era of music back to life.

Thu 13 Apr

£17–£18 / 01264 368368

The Little Shop Of Horrors

Andover Musical Theatre Company present their take on the hit off-Broadway musical.

Wed 17 May

£12; £14–£15 (£13; £40; £45) / 01264 368368

Thu 18 May

£12; £14–£15 (£13; £40; £45) / 01264 368368

Fri 19 May

£12; £14–£15 (£13; £40; £45) / 01264 368368

Sat 20 May

£12; £14–£15 (£13; £40; £45) / 01264 368368

The Mayor's Variety Show

Music, song and dance by local talent from across the borough, including performances from Suzanne School of Dance, Portway Glee Club, Ruby Slippers Show School, Fair Play Performing Arts, Ignite and many more.

Fri 31 Mar

£8–£11 / 01264 368368

The Milk Men

The London quartet performs feel good blues and R&B.

Sat 8 Apr

£8.50 / 01264 368368

Music & Memories

A nostalgia show featuring songs from 1940s to 1970s, with Neil Sands and his West End cast.

Wed 26 Apr

£13 (£12; £12) / 01264 368368

Nik Kershaw

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of his first chart success the diminutive 80s pop star hits the road for his 'Me, Myself and I Tour', performing songs, telling tales and once again inflicting 'The Riddle' on the nation.

Fri 15 Sep

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01264 368368

Paul Zerdin: All Mouth

The ventriloquist, who won the 2015 series of America's Got Talent, performs with his three puppet characters, Sam, Albert and Baby, plus two new ones.

Thu 14 Sep

£17.50–£18.50 / 01264 368368

Real Diamond

Neil Diamond tribute act John Hylton.

Sat 22 Apr

£20–£21 / 01264 368368

Richard Herring: The Best

A 'best of' compilation from the comedian as he picks the best jokes from his last 12 shows.

Thu 6 Apr

£15–£16 / 01264 368368

Russell Kane: Right Man, Wrong Age

Russell Kane discusses why it's perfectly okay to be 20 but feel 40 (or vice versa) and explains why nobody really feels their age.

Tue 25 Apr

Terry Alderton: All Crazy Now

A rollercoaster ride through Terry's crazy world. No two shows are the same as he creates a world of extraordinary nonsense and absolute mayhem. A spellbinding combination of noises, the voices, the shoes, incredible physicality and a mind-blowing insight into the inner workings of a fantastic comedy mind. Terry has…

Fri 5 May

£16–£17 / 01264 368368

Twist And Shout

Sing and dance along with an all-star West End cast to the music of The Beatles, Hermans Hermits, Gerry & The Pacemakers, The Rolling Stones, Cilla Black, Manfred Mann, Dusty Springfield, Lulu, Sandy Shaw and many more.

Sat 27 May

£18.50–£19.50 (£17.50; £17.50) / 01264 368368

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