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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 - 5pm Monday - Thursday to the public. Check our What’s On section for opening times outside of these hours.

Proteus Theatre Company Limited, Proteus Creation Space, Council Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 3DH

Proteus Theatre Company office

01256 354541

Creation Space office

01256 321621

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Parking at Proteus

Parking in Basingstoke Centre made simple, flexible and affordable.

The average price for a parking permit in this area can cost between £70 and £80 a month. Parking At Proteus offers a cheaper alternative, where you could save almost £180 a year! Our monthly permits allow you to park at the Top of Town without having to find a space or pay and display for £66 a month.
If you would like to find out about other permit options, such as our flexi-permits, get in contact.


  • £66 A MONTH
Proteus Creation Space, Council Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 3DH
Please call 01256 321621
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The Proteus Café

Coffee, cake, chat, relax

Our welcoming and relaxed café has re-opened with new regular opening hours of Monday to Thursday from 9.30am to 1pm.
We also open when we have events/exhibitions/performances in the evenings or weekends (unless otherwise stated) so make sure you pop by to our cosy space!

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 licensed 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.

Café Hire

You can hire the café for your private party or function outside of normal hours of service.
Please contact Matthew on 01256 321621 to discuss your requirements.
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Hire us

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.

Rooms Available

Room NameRoom TypeSizeCost
Heylar Board RoomMulti-purpose meeting room6m x 6m£21 per hour
Webb Art Room'Messy art' room, particularly suitable for children’s art classes6m x 6m£21 per hour
Baldwin Art RoomDrawing and painting room6m x 6m£21 per hour
Brining GalleryGallery space with wooden floor, spotlights and plenty of natural light. Gorgeous space for hosting visual art exhibitions6m x 11.5m£26 per hour
Addison StudioMirrored 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 fee6m x 12m£26 per hour

Note: Discounts may be available for multiple room/frequent bookings or charitable organisations. We also offer full day and half day rates for hirers.

For further information or to view the space

Please call 01256 321621
Heylar Board Room
Heylar Board Room
Webb Art Room
Webb Art Room
Baldwin Art Room
Baldwin Art Room
Brining Gallery
Brining Gallery
Addison Studio
Addison Studio