Great experiences for everyone
Box Office: 023 9247 2700



Our rooms are bright and airy creative spaces that businesses, community groups and individuals can hire for meetings, events, workshops and parties. And our theatre is the perfect location for community performances, conferences or tribute band gigs. Wifi is available throughout our building.

Take a look at the spaces available to hire and contact Sue Dickinson for more information by sending an email to or phoning 023 9224 9068.



Our theatre has a seated capacity of 137 or 152 alternatively you can choose a seated and standing layout for up to 219.  

We work with our theatre hirers to make sure that you and your audience have the best experience possible. We provide full front of house staffing for every event and technical support for up to three hours before your performance, for the duration of your event and for an hour afterwards as standard. Additional technical support or equipment or extra time in the theatre can be arranged if required.

We host anything from community performances to conferences, sell out rock gigs in our professional back box theatre space. Please contact us to discuss your ideas.

We generally book the theatre between 9 – 12 months in advance and therefore recommend contacting us early to arrange theatre hires. Please note our theatre is dark for most of August for maintenance.

The cost of theatre hire varies and depends on the time of year, day of the week and length of booking. Please contact us for a full quote. We are happy to support charities by offering a discount on our standard rates.

Full payment is required at the point of booking and is non-refundable.

Additional charges will be made for specialist technical equipment, additional support and entry into The Spring’s season brochure.

View our theatre specification here  

Saltings Room

The Saltings Room is a large workshop and rehearsal space on the ground floor. It can comfortably fit up to 25 people for an activity or 50 theatre-style.

The room has a sprung wooden dance floor.

Art Space

Situated on the ground floor the Art Space is a room that can get messy!  Perfect for workshops and creative activities, the room holds up to 12 people.

Harrison Room

The Harrison Room is an ideal space for lectures, talks, films and presentations as well as rehearsals and workshops.

The room is situated on the first floor and has chair lift access.

It seats up to 50 theatre style and has a projector, screen and PA ready to go.

Garden Room

Oyster room

The Garden Room is a smarter meeting space in our museum. Seating up to 15 people, the room has a screen to connect a laptop.

It is also the home of two of the hand painted Royal Doulton tiles that used to decorate the walls of Havant War Memorial Hospital.  With original features and large windows this space makes a great meeting room.

Mezzanine and Research Room

Mezzanine and Research Room

Although usually open to the public it is possible to hire these spaces for talks, meetings and special events. If you want to inspire your guests or colleagues by meeting in a space surrounded by research materials or exhibition displays these could be what you’re looking for!


Our museum may be the perfect location for a business networking reception.  You can learn about Havant’s history in a relaxed environment while making those all-important contacts!

We want you to have the best time at The Spring and will work closely with you to organise and plan your event, including catering.