Located on Council Road, Proteus Creation Space is a dynamic creative hub in the heart of Basingstoke.
A vital community resource, we offer an extensive programme of classes, workshops, events and exhibitions catering to a vast range of needs and tastes, as well as venue hire. The Creation Space welcomes everyone - whether you want to get artistic and spark new ideas or simply relax with an exhibition viewing and a cup of tea in the Cafe.
We are open from 9.30am - 6.00pm Monday - Friday. Check our What’s On section for opening times outside of these hours.
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The Proteus Café
Coffee, cake, chat, relax
Our welcoming and relaxed café has re-opened as (as of 13/09/21) with new regular opening hours of Monday to Friday from 8.45am to 4.30pm.
We serve award-winning locally roasted speciality coffee from Moonroast, a selection of teas and other hot and cold drinks delicious cakes and treats from local artisan bakery The Street Bakeshop. We also have a fully licenced bar and will be open to serve a selection of wines, beers and spirits during evening events taking place at the Creation Space.
A lovely place to visit for a meeting, a catch up with friends, on your way back from the school-run or just for some time away from the office!
From time to time we also host events within our lovely cafe space. Follow us on Facebook for details of upcoming events, daily specials and other cafe related news.
You can hire the café for your private party or function outside of normal hours of service.
Why not hire the Creation Space for your function, meeting or event?
Situated in a convenient location for the Basingstoke area, this beautiful Victorian building boasts a variety of rooms and facilities, including a cafe, toilets and free on-site parking for hirers and their class users.
|Room Name||Room Type||Size||Cost|
|Heylar Board Room||Multi-purpose meeting room||6m x 6m||£19 per hour|
|Webb Art Room||'Messy art' room, particularly suitable for children’s art classes||6m x 6m||£19 per hour|
|Baldwin Art Room||Drawing and painting room||6m x 6m||£19 per hour|
|Brining Gallery||Gallery space with wooden floor, spotlights and plenty of natural light. Gorgeous space for hosting visual art exhibitions||6m x 11.5m||£24 per hour|
|Addison Studio||Mirrored studio with wooden floor and blackout curtains suitable as performance space. May be suitable for some aerial circus work. Lighting desk and PA system also available for hire at a small additional fee||6m x 12m||£24 per hour|
Note: Discounts may be available for multiple room/frequent bookings or charitable organisations