Spring moves into autumn for new season shows

Stan Tracey will be performing at The Spring, Havant in October
Stan Tracey will be performing at The Spring, Havant in October
Oliver! by Petersfield School in rehearsal before showing at The New Theatre Royal

Petersfield School is asking: 'Please sir can we have some more?' as it puts on Oliver! at The New Theatre Royal

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It seems the changing seasons are having an effect at The Spring, Havant as they announce their Autumn productions.

With Paddington Bears and burlesque dancers the theatre have a full season leading up to Christmas.

Amateur dramatics companies rein supreme over the coming months with Bench Theatre’s Kiss Me Like You Mean It at the end of September and Voices from September 11th from HumDrum on the 10 year anniversary of the disaster.

October will be full with the sounds of classical music as various performers arrive at The Spring, including the British jazz musician Stan Octet (OBE, CBE), who was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2002 Jazz Musician Awards and has worked with stars such as Sting and The Verve.

Other performers include The Hamsters on their farewell tour, Ben Waters, the Brodowski String Quartet and the McGoldrick, McCusker and Doyle Trio.

October brings burlesque to Havant with a performance from Jessica Jade on October 15, and workshops throughout the month including Fascinator Workshop, Fan Dance Workshop and Burlesque Make Up.

Lastly, but definitely not the least, is the theatres Christmas show with a difference, as it’s being performed by amateur dramatics company, HumDrum.

The Adventures Of A Bear Called Paddington will be showing from December 8 until 18 with christmas season workshops running, including an arts, craft and food fair on November 26 and Medieval Christmas Carols on December 22.

Tickets and for more information contact The Spring, Havant on (023) 9247 2700 or thespring.co.uk.