Summer Social returns
We are thrilled to be announcing our reopening this June with our ever popular Summer Social.
Summer is shaping up to be a super season with more outdoor and participatory fun in store as the Summer Social returns from 4 June to 28 August. Enjoy pop-up events from the local community on selected weekday evenings and our Summer Social Music & Pop-Up Bar on Friday and Saturday evenings from 5pm onwards with live music from 7pm.
See it Safely, We're Good to Go!
This certifies that we are complying with the latest Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, to ensure processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical disancing and prioritise the safety of our audiences, visitors and staff.
The Point, Eastleigh and its sister venue The Berry Theatre in Hedge End, which are owned and operated by Eastleigh Borough Council, have received a grant of £96,500 from the Culture Recovery Fund.
The funding will assist with; staffing, overheads and operational costs, Covid-19 safety measures including screens, support for community hirers, programming and audience development. It will also support freelance contracts for community work through the venues’ creative learning programme.
30th March - 5th June
17th May - 29th May
20th April - 13th July
About The Point
Based in the centre of Eastleigh, The Point is a regional powerhouse for contemporary dance, aerial and circus, theatre and combined arts.
Owned and managed by Eastleigh Borough Council, The Point became one of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations in April 2015.
Our Other Spaces
The Berry Theatre
The Point's sister venue The Berry Theatre is based in Hedge End, Hampshire.
We hand-pick the very best productions from across the UK, bringing to your doorstep wonderful tales that you know, as well as some you don’t. We specialise in presenting inspirational work for children and families alongside a programme of theatre, comedy, music and film.
We love welcoming new audiences and introducing families to theatre for the first time.The Berry Theatre
Our Creation Space
In 2009 The Point opened the first UK fully residential Creation Space – a state-of-the-art double-height light filled rehearsal studio with accommodation attached, allowing artists 24 hour access to the rehearsal room.
Four bedrooms house up to 11 artists, with the ground floor bedroom fully accessible.
This world-class facility has supported the development of work by companies including Gecko, Akram Khan, Ballet Boyz, Charlotte Vincent, Ben Wright, Fevered Sleep, Gravity & Levity and Pirates of the Carabina.Creation Space
Eastleigh Unwrapped Festival
Each June, The Point presents Eastleigh Unwrapped. A free day of live performance in the heart of Eastleigh Town Centre, bringing the best of UK and international talent to the Borough with a packed programme of circus, theatre, aerial, dance and more.Eastleigh Unwrapped
Eastleigh Film Festival
Every September The Point presents the week-long Eastleigh Film Festival. With one-off, bespoke cinematic experiences and classic films in unusual places across the Borough of Eastleigh, Eastleigh Film Festival puts the excitement back into the movies.Eastleigh Film Festival
60% of what we do is subsidised, and your generous support will directly contribute to the maintenance of our venues, and the meaningful work we do within our community.
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