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Spring/Summer 2017 Season at The Phoenix

We are very proud to announce that our new Spring/Summer 2017 brocuhure has arrived!

From comedy highlights such as Andy Parsons and Patrick Monahan to the critically acclaimed HIP and Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show Croft & Pearce, this season is our biggest yet!

Please pop in to see us at the theatre to pick up your new copy.

Tickets will be available to purchase from 6.00pm on Friday 9th December* here, with further details coming soon...

*Tickets for Andy Parsons will be available from Monday 12th December, 9.00am. 



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Alton Bike Challenge

We're very proud to annouce that we are sponsoring the Alton Bike Challenge on Saturday 20th May.

The event hosted by the Rotherfield Scouts is a fun biking-orienteering event for family groups, adult teams, scout teams, solo riders is open to all ages & abilites. All proceeds will go to Scouts in aid of their Kandersteg 2017 expedition to Switzerland.

The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre will be sponsoring a prize with a pair of tickets to Ventoux - a play focusing on the 2000 bike race between Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani - on Friday 25th May.

For more information on how to take part in the bike challenge, visit


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Casting Call for Isadora: I Dance What I Am

The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre are looking for a Director and Actor for the upcoming production of Isadora: I Am Dance What I Am on Friday 30th June, 7:30pm.

The play is written and choreographed by Phoenix Dance Officer and actress Elizabeth Blake, who plays the role of Isadora.

Rehearsals will be a combination of some daytime and some evenings/ weekends at The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre between 16 – 30 June. There is some flexibility in the rehearsal schedule. Auditions will be held at The Phoenix, times by arrangement. These are paid positions and the intention is to take the production on to arts festivals, other venues and universities (subject to further funding.)

The actor is required to play 4 different roles (non-dancing) with the relevant accents –

  • Main role - an American writer (late 20’s)

There are also 3 cameo roles -   

  • English stage designer Edward Gordon Craig (late 20’s)
  • American millionaire Paris Singer (early 40’s)
  • Russian poet Sergei Essenin (late 20’s)

Please either email CV and headshot to Elizabeth Blake at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or send to Elizabeth Blake, The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre, Station Road, Bordon, Hants GU35 0LR.

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Art Exhibition: Forces

Alison McFadden Reduced

Body/Connect/Affect Yellow Blue by Alison McFadden

Forces is a mixed media, 2D, art exhibition by three artists - Alison McFaddenJulia Keenan and Morwenna Lake -  who have all graduated from UCA Farnham and are establishing their art practice. All have exhibited widely and this exhibition at the Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre has been curated to show a particular thematic strand of their art work. These three unique artists, in Forces, present works which consider the power and nature of forces. Be it; the bursting of a seed head, the marks made by a tree branch moving in the wind or the trace of body movement marking the momentum made by swinging from gym rings, forces are at work.

The exhibition will be in the The Phoenix Foyer and Room 3 until Christmas and entry is free of charge.