Recovery support for flagship Eastleigh Borough cultural venues

The Point Eastleigh and its sister venue The Berry Theatre in Hedge End, which are owned and operated by Eastleigh Borough Council, have secured an allocation of £193,000 in the awards from Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund. This significant cash injection by the Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) is a vital investment in the...
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Eastleigh Climate Champions

Following the declaration of the Climate Change and Environmental Emergency, we invited residents and businesses to comment on what Eastleigh Borough Council could do. They had a big response which has helped to shape our new strategy and action plan published last month. Looking through the responses, it became clear that lots of you wanted to...
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Ten Years of The Creation Space

The Point Theatre in Eastleigh is celebrating a decade of success for its pioneering Creation Space.  A world-class facility, The Creation Space has supported the development of work by companies including Gecko, Akram Khan, Ballet Boyz, Charlotte Vincent, Ben Wright, Fevered Sleep, Gravity & Levity and Pirates of the Carabina. The UK’s first fully residential Creation...
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The Point announces summer season

The Point has announced its busy summer season, featuring family theatre, comedy, dance, circus, a six-week Summer Social, the 10th European Aerial Dance Festival and the return of the venue’s annual outdoor festival Eastleigh Unwrapped. Following a successful pilot last year, the venue brings back its Summer Social (27th June to 4th August) – this...
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The Point announces new cohort of Associate Artists

Today The Point, Eastleigh announces its new wave of Associate Artists for 2019/20. The four selected artists, working across contemporary dance and theatre, will work closely with the venue from the start of April over a 12 month period of structured support. The Point’s flagship Associate Artist programme, made possible with thanks to the venue’s...
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Contemporary/Turkish dance fusion KAYA

Contemporary/Turkish dance fusion KAYA explores the human experience of displacement and forced migration Former Associate Artist at The Point, Ceyda Tanc makes a return visit to Eastleigh venue this March with her company’s latest stunning dance work. KAYA explores human experiences of displacement, drawing on the strength and resilience of those searching for belonging in...
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Musical backed by NHS and mental health charities comes to The Point

An award-winning comedy musical that throws glitter at depression backed by NHS and mental health charities Mind and Mental Health Foundation is coming to The Point this March as part of its spring season of theatre. Silent Uproar presents A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) at the Eastleigh venue on Friday 8th March,...
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Opportunity to be part of The Point’s Associate Artists programme

The Point, Eastleigh is now seeking new artists to join its renowned Associate Artist programme for 2019 to 2020. Supported by Arts Council England and the University of Winchester, the programme is now moving into its tenth year, with a host of success stories behind the scheme. Previous artists having gone on to become Arts...
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