The Lights

The Lights
The Lights
West Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1AH
  • Telephone 01264 368368
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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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There are 22 events at this location

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Thu 16 Mar

£14 (Members £7.75; Students £10; Children £10) / 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


This four-piece band, originally formed in Essex in 1978 but now resident in Brittany, performs its self-penned folk material.

Sat 4 Mar

£12 (£10) / 01264 368368

Clare Teal Duo

Mainstream jazz, contemporary classics and originals courtesy of the acclaimed vocalist and BBC Radio 2 presenter.

Thu 2 Mar

£17.50–£19.50 / 01264 368368

Clare Teal

Sassy vocalist and Parky favourite Teal casts her spell.

Thu 2 Mar

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

Coldplace: Coldplay Tribute

The vastly experienced group performs hits from Coldplay's back catalogue.

Fri 24 Mar

£18; £16 adv / 01264 368368

David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom (Warm-up)

In his follow-up to Fame: Not The Musical, Baddiel paints an irreverent portrait of family life, memory, ageing, infidelity and gay cats, with a loving focus on his late mother Sarah and dementia-ridden father, Colin. Contains explicit language.

Wed 22 Mar

Derek Acorah

A supernatural stage show from the medium.

Fri 17 Mar

£18.50–£19.50 / 01264 368368

Dr Phil's Health Revolution

Dr Phil, the GP known for being funny, combines his medical credentials and humour for a show to leave you in rude health.

Tue 14 Mar

£12–£15 / 01264 368368

Elio Pace: The Billy Joel Songbook

Pace plays the songs of the Piano Man.

Sat 25 Mar

£22.50–£23.50 (£20) / 01264 368368

The Fureys

Irish folk legends perform timeless classics for a night of Irish music, songs and stories.

Wed 29 Mar

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


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

Lord Of The Flies

Nigel Williams's authorised adaptation of William Golding's gripping novel recounts the events following the stranding of a group of children on an island. This home-grown Courtyard production is directed by David Durant and features both professional actors and local youngsters.

Tue 28 Feb

£12 (Children £8) / 01264 368368


Folk-world-jazz-prog–rock fusion.

Thu 9 Mar

£8–£10 / 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

Pride And Prejudice

The spirited Bennet sisters haplessly search for love and dashing Mr Darcy unwittingly finds his match in The Pantaloons version of Jane Austen's enduring romantic comedy.

Thu 16 Mar

£10–£11 / 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

Talon: The Best of the Eagles

Eagles tribute band Talon once again perform their popular tribute to the beardy country rockers.

Sat 18 Mar

£17–£18 / 01264 368368

Vienna Festival Ballet: Cinderella

  • Written by: Sheila Styles

A fairytale ballet choreographed by Sheila Styles, set to a soundtrack of opera music by Rossini arranged and conducted by Chris Nicholls.

Fri 3 Mar

£16–£20 / 01264 368368

William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play

A comedy show celebrating the Bard.

Wed 8 Mar

£14–£19 / 01264 368368

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