An Evening Out…

Now that theatres, cinemas and live event venues have reopened their doors, support the arts and be entertained at one of the many venues close to Wallops Wood. Whether you’re into the latest films, enjoy the theatre, or music is more your thing, there’s a great selection of venues close to Wallops Wood. With theatres, cinemas and music venues within a 30 minute drive, there’s plenty on offer for a great evening out. 


An evening at the theatre
An evening at the theatre

With some renowned theatres on the doorstep, there’s plenty of choice to suit all tastes in theatre. 

Mayflower, Southampton – A family friendly theatre with a free accessible membership scheme. Musicals are the focus at The Mayflower. Find out about their upcoming shows.

Kings, Southsea – Something for everyone with an extensive comedy, theatre and music programme. Find out more.

New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth – A recently restored and beautiful Victorian auditorium showing an eclectic programme of performances. Find out more.

Chichester Festival Theatre – See new productions from musicals to new plays and classic revivals before they transfer to the West End. Find out more.

Theatre Royal Winchester – A beautiful Edwardian auditorium to enjoy laughs at the Winchester Comedy Festival, dramatic stories and your favourite music. Find out more.


Local cinema
Enjoy watching a film at a local cinema

Not only have we got multi-screen cinemas in the area showing the latest blockbusters, but a selection of arts cinemas if you’re after a bit of culture.

If you’re after the latest blockbuster movie, these mainstream cinemas will have a great choice of film:

Showcase Cinema Southampton
Odeon Southampton
Odeon Port Solent
Vue, Portsmouth

If you’re looking for something a bit different, there are several arts cinemas on the doorstep:

Harbour Lights, Southampton
No. 6 Cinema, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Everyman Cinema, Winchester
New Park Cinema, Chichester

Music & Other Entertainment

Music venue
See a band at one of our local music venues

Some fantastic venues are in easy reach covering everything from more mainstream bands to smaller more intimate venues to jazz. Comedy shows and other light entertainment is guaranteed to put a smile on your face 😀

Guildhall, Portsmouth – A fantastic venue right in the heart of Portsmouth with music, comedy, dance & drama. Find out more.

O2 Guildhall, Southampton – A larger venue attracting some big name bands. Find out more.

The Concorde Club, Eastleigh – Well known venue for jazz and music entertainment. Find out more.

The Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth – A smaller, more intimate venue featuring music and comedy. Find out more.


Theatre seats – Photo by Paolo Chiabrando on Unsplash

Theatre – Photo by Vlah Dumitru on Unsplash

Cinema – Photo by Jake Hills on Unsplash

Music – Photo by Austin Neill on Unsplash