Exterior of The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre.
Hampshire’s friendliest little venue

The Phoenix Theatre

Converted from a former Edwardian school, The Phoenix Theatre is a thriving theatre and arts centre in Whitehill & Bordon, Hampshire.

What's On at The Phoenix Theatre


Classes, workshops and clubs

Exterior of The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre.


The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre is a creative and community hub hosting events, classes, workshops and regular interest group meet-ups. We also provide office space for businesses, run after school clubs and holiday activities for children and young people. In addition to this, we work with a number of local schools providing drama activities to complement their core curriculum. Our rooms are available for room hire.

The new Phoenix Theatre refurbishment, featuring bright green carpet and seats in the main theatre area.


Our intimate theatre space has 101 seats and plays host to over 100 shows a year including comedy, drama, music and dance. Aside from our theatre we also have several breakout rooms, a dance studio and a licensed bar.

An Old Image Of The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre


The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre, previously known as Barbados House, was constructed in 1906 the building was the Camp School at Louisburg Barracks, Bordon, providing education for junior school children before becoming a Garrison Headquarters in the latter half of the 20th Century.

In 1982 the building got converted into an arts centre, including the addition of the theatre space. 


You can find us in the northern part of Bordon, Hampshire where Barbados Road and Station Road intersect just off of the Farnham Road / Lindford Road / Camp Road / Station Road crossroads.

We are situated between the towns of Farnham, Haslemere, Petersfield and Alton. You can use the link below to open Google Maps navigation in order to find us.

Past events

The Phoenix has hosted thousands of events over the years and we have had many notable acts pass through our doors.

Comedian Alan Carr.

Alan Carr:
Work In Progress Tour

In February 2020 Alan Carr graced the Phoenix Theatre for a four night run of his "Work in Progress" tour.

Two People Stood Behind A Puddle With Blue And Pink Light Lines Flowing Towards Them

Frozen Light:

In October 2021, Frozen Light brought their futuristic sensory extravaganza for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities to us.

Lady Wrapped Up With Rope Trying To Free Herself

Kuumba Nia Arts:

In July 2022, Sold came to us, and this told the story of Mary Prince, who provides a rare insight into her life as an enslaved person.

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