Interview with SESSIONS Set and Costume Designer

Ahead of Paines Plough’s latest touring show SESSIONS by Ifeyinwa Frederick coming to South Hill Park on Wed 27 Oct, the company took a few moments to speak with the show’s designer, Anna Reid, to find out about her work, what it takes to create the look of a Paines...

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day Fri 8 Oct Join us for a walk or tai-chi session in South Hill Park's beautiful grounds, Bracknell. Tai Chi: 11am-12noon Walk: 12.30-13.15pm Join us for an optional tea or coffee, cake and a chat to find out more about local mental health...

Auditions for the Studio Theatre Company’s next production Road

Come audition for the Studio Theatre Company's next production Road, by Jim Cartwright on Mon 27 Sept 7.30pm, and Fri 1 Oct 7.30pm. They will be group auditions, nothing to prepare. The company are looking for 7 actors most of whom will multi role. The performance...

Shrek 2022 Auditions

We are excited to share that our 2022 Easter Production will be Shrek The Musical - coming to the Wilde Theatre in April 2022! If you would like to be part of the greatest fairy tale never told, that's guaranteed family fun, then book your audition here. Auditions...

RARE Productions Hairspray Auditions

Visiting company RARE Productions will hold open auditions for their production of Hairspray at South Hill Park from Thu 3 - Sat 5 Feb 2022. Auditions will take place at South Hill Park on Tue 5 & Sat 9 Oct and are open for anyone aged 8-21yrs. Audition event...

Excellent results for South Hill Park’s LAMDA students

Eleven learners took their LAMDA exams at South Hill Park this summer under the tuition of Mark Hooper (Director of Learning, Participation and Community Engagement). The learners (10 Grade 8 & 1 Grade 1) had their exams cancelled at the start of the pandemic and...

Bracknell resident completes 500km run for South Hill Park Trust appeal

On 12 June 2020 Bracknell Forest resident David Baker pledged to run 500km in aid of South Hill Park Trust’s major public fundraising campaign following the potentially devastating impact of Covid-19. On Saturday 12 June 2021 David will complete this mammoth feet at...

An acting debut in Rope 2021

Gordon Vince, who will make his acting debut in the Studio Theatre Company’s 50th show celebration performance of Rope from Wed 23 – Sun 26 June, has shared with us what made him want to audition, what audiences can look forward to, and some behind the scenes...

Live events return to the Wilde

‘The social distancing at this was amazing; lines and rows of seats physically removed to keep all groups apart with a fantastic one-way system and oodles of sanitiser everywhere. It was lovely to support a local production and the cast were insanely good.’ – Louise,...

Calling all 8-18yr olds to audition for this year’s Pantomime, Cinderella (2021)

Panto Auditions – Junior Ensemble Want to be in panto? Oh yes, you do! Audition for South HiIl Park’s in-house pantomime production this Christmas Cinderella (Fri 26 Nov 2021 – Mon 3 Jan 2022). We are looking for 30 young performers who can dance, sing and act to form...



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Community Groups & Societies

Community Groups & Societies

 Below is a list of local groups that support South Hill Park Arts Centre and hold some of their sessions at our venue.  

Bracknell Film Society

Showing exceptional films for cinema lovers since 1960, Bracknell Film Society is open to anyone over 16.

The Society encourages interest in film as an art form, and medium for education, by screening exceptional arthouse, foreign language, classic, independent, documentary and short films.

The study and appreciation of films are promoted through screenings, discussions, lectures from visiting speakers and visits to relevant institutions and places of interest.

We choose about 16 films per year for showing at South Hill Park cinema. This usually consists of 1 film per month with a Quarterly Classic every 3 months. We also present occasional themed seasons. Our films are always followed by a discussion afterwards ‘In the Bar’.

For our programme and membership information see

SOTA Bracknell

Welcome to SOTA! Founded in 2005 and independently owned by former West End performer and screen actress Juliette Caton.

SOTA is Berkshire’s leading part-time performing arts academy and theatre school, providing a professional, vibrant and fun environment for 3-16 year-olds to enjoy dance, singing and drama classes. These classes run every Sunday at South Hill Park.

From building creative confidence to training professionally for a career in performing arts, SOTA can help you to achieve your goal.

For term dates and free sample sessions, please visit

Thames Voyces

Thames Voyces is a chamber choir based at South Hill Park Arts Centre in Bracknell, Berkshire, attracting choral singers and audiences from many miles around the area.

We pursue a love of singing through a wide repertoire of choral works from early music through to the present day, whilst aspiring to reach the highest possible standards.

New singers will be warmly welcomed.

Sessions are Tuesdays 7.45–9.45pm. All year round. Termly subscriptions payable directly to the treasurer.

For more information, please visit or call Dawn Pickett on 01252 558225

Zumba Rhythms

Fun and relaxed sessions with Suzanne and Sophie.

Classes are on Wednesdays 8.15-9.15pm

£7 per class or 5 sessions for £30. First session is free and there’s no need to book in advance. Beginners welcome.

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