The Spring in Havant unveils its Christmas programme

The Spring in Havant is lining up a busy December programme after reopening post lockdown.

Saturday, 5th December 2020, 9:00 am
Zoe Lyons

Spokeswoman Kelly Wickham talks you through the programme:

December events:

James Alderson presents... Zoe Lyons and friends

7th December – 7.30pm - £9, £8 concessions

James Alderson is back at The Spring for another great night of comedy to start your week. High profile acts are joined by upcoming comics to help you beat the Monday blues. Zoe Lyons will be supported by Joe Wells and Alan Francis and we'll welcome award-winning Scottish comedian Alan Francis whose written and performed with a multitude of prolific comedians including Alan Davies, Alistair McGowan, Lenny Henry and more. Seating has been arranged to meet social distancing requirements and to ensure a safe viewing experience.

Event Cinema: War Horse

11th December 7:30pm / 12th December 2:30pm & 7:30pm - Tickets - £15

The critically acclaimed and international smash-hit play War Horse will be streamed to the big screen at The Spring. At the outbreak of World War One, Albert’s beloved horse is sold to the Cavalry and shipped to France. Though still not old enough to enlist he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home. Now seen by more than 8 million people around the world, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-size puppets by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to life.

Green Matthews: Midwinter Revels

17th December 2.30pm & 7.30pm Tickets: £14, £13 concessions

Brand new for 2020! Spanning several centuries, Green Matthews' Midwinter Revels is a celebration of Yuletide Past guaranteed to warm the cockles of the most Scrooge-like heart. Featuring Christmas carols, winter folk songs, toe-tapping tunes and a plethora of weird and wonderful instruments, the show is brought to life with Green Matthews' trademark wit and humour.

The Selfish Giant

21st December - 23rd December 11am & 2.30pm Tickets: £10

Oscar Wilde’s classic family tale, The Selfish Giant, is coming to The Spring in Havant this Christmas. This winter’s tale is being brought to life by family theatre experts Tessa Bide Productions and Soap Soup Theatre.

The story has a festive setting, with Grinter the giant living alone and surrounded by a snowy garden and frost-covered walls. She has turned away from the world, but when local children find a way into her garden, everyone’s lives are changed forever. This heart- warming tale is brought to life with beautiful storytelling, captivating puppetry and enchanting music. Ideal for ages 3 – 10. The performance lasts 55 minutes with no interval.