Protopia Week

To celebrate 40 years of Proteus we are looking forward, rather than back. Protopia is the idea that we are trying to progress, to more forward in incremental, small and achievable improvements to build a better future for all. Based on the idea that just 1% change on a large scale enables the possibility of…

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Put on a ‘Play-In-A-Day’

We have a very special workshop coming up on Monday 25 October, the opportunity to put on ‘Play in a Day’ with our very own professional team at Proteus! The group, which is open to young people aged 6-14 years old*, will work on creating their very own Halloween-themed story, with a performance to family…

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Yoga Workshop – with a focus on Root Chakra

Yoga Workshop with a focus on Root Chakra In yogic philosophy chakras are described as energy centres of the body. There are seven major ones which run along the spine, and the root chakra (muladhara) chakra is located at the base of the spine. This workshop is inspired by the physical, mental and spiritual qualities…

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The Suffragette Cafe

Join Pedlars and Petticoats as they bring “The Suffragette Café” to Basingstoke, recreating the atmosphere of a women’s suffrage event in a vegetarian café of the time. Tea rooms and restaurants that offered space to suffragette meetings were vital to the cause as the campaign gained pace. Women could meet in a safe space and…

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The Late Night Assembly – Fright Night Special

The Late Night Assembly returns for a Halloween special and the bootiful Miss Becky Boobala is back with bang to host a devilish night of fun. Featuring an ensemble of talented burlesque artists, musicians, circus and variety performers for another extraordinary evening of the best in British Cabaret. Cabaret and Halloween go together like Gin…

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Talk To Me

Talk to me, shines a light on an invisible reality, John and Keith have fallen out of society and now live on the streets. Shunned by the public, they are ignored by most people. But will their chance meeting mean salvation, or deeper despair? A brand new piece of writing by writer and actor Danny…

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The Late Night Assembly: Somewhere over the rainbow

It’s been a while, but Basingstoke’s much-loved cabaret/variety/ burlesque evening The Late Night Assembly is back with a bang!!! This time round we are celebrating PRIDE in our own unique way with a brilliant line-up of queer artists (and those influenced by queer culture), welcoming EVERYONE to celebrate with our friends from the LGBTQ+ community.…

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Chilling Stories by Candlelight

Proteus presents an evening of horror and ghost stories old and new, read and performed by members of our highly regarded adult community theatre group The Proteans. An ideal way to celebrate the turn of the season and the moment in the year when the division between the real and spirit world is at its…

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Musical Bingo

Musical bingo is back! Not a many people know that bingo is game that originated in Italy and used to be played with paper, stones, buttons and pieces of bread as markers; it’s come a long way since then! With musical bingo, the numbers are replaced by music; when you hear the song you can…

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We’ve Got Each Other

The almost entirely imagined Bon Jovi musical With the modern jukebox traditionally comes a multi-talented cast, a live band (or orchestra if you are lucky), opulent sets and decadent costumes, extravagant dance routines, dramatic key changes and the odd hydraulic lift or two. We’ve Got Each Other has none of these things (they cost a…

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