Hello, we’re Horndean Amateur Theatre, a small amateur dramatics group based in southeast Hampshire.

We specialise in comedies, light drama and thrillers, and have performed more than 240 plays over 7 decades. We would be delighted if you could join us, in the audience of our next production, or as part of our group.

This year we are proud to be celebrating our 75th anniversary.

Our next production

Par for the Course by Peter Gordon
Thursday 29th, Friday 30th June and Saturday 1st July 2023

Our group

We meet every Friday at 7:30pm and met online throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Since June 2021 we’ve been using our new rehearsal venue – Napier Hall in Horndean.

Our membership is drawn from a diverse range of sectors including teaching, retail, social work, administration, accountancy, librarianship and IT support. We always offer a warm welcome to new members, with or without any previous experience. We respect diversity and equal opportunity through fostering an inclusive culture of widening participation.

As a community-based group, we aim to stimulate an interest in amateur dramatics and try to provide our members with the opportunity to be involved in any aspect of amateur theatre. Above all, we like to make it fun!

We have typically staged three or four productions a year and try hard to provide all our members with the opportunity to take an acting role or, if they prefer, to try their hand at anything from the wide range of backstage activities needed, such as: