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The Point, Eastleigh
The Point is a vibrant and welcoming centre for contemporary arts, performance and participation at the heart of Eastleigh Borough's community and one of Arts Council England's National Portfolio Organisations.
The innovative arts venue hosts a dynamic programme of dance, theatre, comedy, film, festivals, community events and family shows. There is also an exciting multi-arts participation programme that reaches out to all parts of the community with workshops and classes for all ages and abilities - there really is something on offer for everyone!
In recent years The Point has positioned itself as an regional hub for the development of artists and boasts award-winning facilities including the UK's first fully residential Creation Space. This state-of-the-art rehearsal facility provides opportunities for the development of new work with local, national and international companies and creates unique opportunities for the local community and visitors to experience, participate and be inspired by the arts in Eastleigh Borough.
The Point is home to The Point Youth Theatre and The Point Youth Dance Company as well as The West Wing Studios which provide affordable workspace to local arts and creative businesses. The Point also offers an Associate Artist Scheme which supports up and coming professional artists to develop new work and reach new audiences.
A case study of The Point by Arts Council England