Anvil Arts

Anvil Arts, the largest performing arts organisation in Hampshire, runs The Anvil, The Haymarket and The Forge in Basingstoke. It is managed by The Anvil Trust, an independent educational charity.

Find us at...

  • Anvil Arts
  • Churchill Way
  • Basingstoke
  • RG21 7QR


Anvil Arts operates a free Access List in order to improve our service to patrons with access needs. Registration forms are available from the Box Office or from the links on the left of this page.Both ticket sales counters have drop-down or lowered sections for wheelchair users.The Anvil and The Haymarket are equipped with infra-red hearing enhancement systems for use with headsets, or portable induction loops. Both are available from the stewards' point.Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans are available on request.The Anvil events brochure is available in large print, and can be produced in other formats such as Braille on request. Please contact the Box Office for details.Please click here for detailed information about disabled access to our buildings.
The Anvil and The ForgeUp to six wheelchair spaces are available in The Anvil, and up to two in The Forge. There is a lift to the circle level, and accessible toilets on both floors. Four free badge parking spaces are situated at the front of The Anvil, and further spaces near the lifts in The Anvil car park. The HaymarketUp to two wheelchair spaces at stalls level, and two at circle level, reached via a lift. There is a lift to all levels, and accessible toilets on the ground floor. The closest badge parking spaces are in Haymarket Yard, with additional facilities in the other town car parks.

Our Events

  • Sarah and Duck

    Sarah and Duck's Big Top Birthday

    27 March 2018

    The enchanting world of Sarah and Duck is brought to life in a brand-new stage show, featuring the wonderful characters from the BAFTA Award-winning CBeebies show.

    3 - 7 years
  • Beauty & The Beast: Easter Pantomime - starring Bobby Davro and Dani Harmer (CBBC

    Beauty & The Beast: Easter Pantomime - starring Bobby Davro and Dani Harmer (CBBC's Tracy Beaker)

    25 March 2018

    This spellbinding pantomime tells the story of Beauty who longs for romance and adventure, a bad-mannered Prince who is transformed into a Beast to teach him a lesson and a good Fairy who makes both t...

    3 - 16 years
    Age Friendly
  • Easter Bunny

    Easter Bunny's Eggs Factor

    07 April 2018

    Everyone is excited about the Easter Bunny’s singing competition - but who will Fluffy think has got The Eggs Factor? Marty MacDonald, Henrietta the Hen and Professor Pinky are all going to ente...

    2 - 7 years
  • Dear Zoo

    Dear Zoo

    28 April 2018

    This timeless children’s book is making its stage premiere!

    2 - 7 years
  • Sing-a-Long-a Beauty and the Beast

    Sing-a-Long-a Beauty and the Beast

    30 May 2018

    Sing along with Emma Watson, Ewan McGregor and Emma Thompson in this romantic fairy tale and see if you can stop those tears at the end. Beauty and the Beast and not forgetting Gaston,&...

    4 - 15 years


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