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It’s time for the curtain to go back up!

The stage is set for The Lights theatre, Andover to re-open with its first indoor auditorium show since lockdown 

Comedian Omid Djalili will be live on stage on 28 September with his aptly entitled Good Times Tour, paving the way for a packed autumn-winter season featuring drama, comedy, music, magic and more…

The support and words of encouragement the venue has received from its patrons since March, 2020 has been amazing and uplifting, and The Lights team really can’t wait to see everyone again.  If you feel that same, then maybe one of the following re-opening events is for you…

Omid Djalili: The Good Times Tour – what a way to re-open! Tuesday, 28 September

Crimes in Egypt – part of the highly successful Crimes… series Thursday, 30 September

The Take That Experience – the boys are back! Friday, 1 October

Andover Record and CD Fair – making a welcome return, Saturday, 2 October

Stephen K Amos: Before and Laughter – if life brings you lemons, add gin, tonic, ice and a healthy dose of humour! Saturday, 2 October

With a brand new bumper brochure out soon, a website brimming with shows, cakes and coffee in the Arena café freshly made, and the whole team of Lights staff and volunteers back in the swing of things, the venue will be ready to welcome customers back through the doors from Monday, 27 September.

For more information about how The Lights team are working behind the scenes to keep visitors safe and secure when they visit the venue see the Be Covid-19 Safe page on their website: which also contains information about the venue’s Covid-19 refund policy to help ensure peace of mind for customers when booking future shows. 

You don’t just need to take the venue’s word for it, as they are also accredited with The Society of London Theatres and UK Theatres ‘See It Safely’ kite mark, in recognition of the steps taken to make the venue Covid secure.

For the whole programme for this year and the next at The Lights, and to book tickets, please visit