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Hampshire Cultural Trust

About us

Ashcroft Arts Centre is managed by the Hampshire Arts Service, part of Hampshire County Council's Culture, Communities and Business Services department.

In addition to a varied programme of professional theatre, music, comedy, film, dance and visual arts, there are many arts activities workshops available for all ages.

The facilities at the Centre include

  • 150 seat theatre/cinema a No Smoking policy.

  • comfortable, fully licensed bar serving a range of beers, wines and spirits

  • dance/music studio (140 seats / 190 standing)

  • gallery

  • on site parking with two access bays

We are open 9.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday and any evening when there is an event, for information and ticket sales.


Centre Staff

  • Annabel Cook - Centre Director/Programmer
  • Julie Chapman - Centre Administrator
  • James Jones - Technician/Stage Manager
  • John Creedy - Operations Coordinator
  • Leigh Johnstone - Local Arts Development Officer
  • Emma Harvey - Marketing and Publicity Officer
  • Shaun Britton - Box Office Assistant
  • Matt Chapman - Saturday Assistant


There is easy access for wheelchair users. If you require wheelchair space, please ask when you make your booking and we will ensure that spaces are kept for you. We have a induction loop in all areas for those with hearing difficulties. Accessible toilet and baby changing facilities are also available.



Contact us

Ashcroft Arts Centre
Osborn Road, Fareham
Hampshire PO16 7DX
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