The Festival Hall Complex in Petersfield exists to offer a programme of quality professional and amateur arts and cultural opportunities to the people and communities of Petersfield and beyond.
To become the local and sub-regional venue of choice for participants, audiences and other stakeholders, offering high quality and accessible spaces and facilities for the widest variety of uses, responding dynamically to change and attracting more residents and visitors to Petersfield Town.
let us entertain you!
With special thanks to our current users Penmans Antiques, Lion & Unicorn Players, Winton Players, Petersfield Theatre Group. Petersfield Musical Festival, photo credits to Tracey Howe, Melinda Lightfoot, Colin Thornhill and Vernon Nash.
festival hall rebuild proposals
This is YOUR building and YOUR opportunity to influence its future.
Having already consulted with current users of the facility, we want to open up to potential users so we can provide the widest variety of uses to benefit the whole community!
If you’ve seen this poster and followed the link then you’re on the right track to having your views heard.
This AUTUMN we would like to hear from YOU about our plans for this important community facility.
We will consider your feedback on Stage RIBA3 so we can progress to Stage RIBA4.
DID YOU KNOW that we’re investigating ways in which we can make the building more eco-friendly?
DID YOU KNOW that we want to expand the facility to accommodate a wider variety of uses?
WHAT DO YOU THINK about the design proposals?
WHAT is all this going to cost?
This is an estimated summary of costings.
Work may be carried out on some or all of the zones.
ZONE 1: Two storey extension £1,609,000
ZONE 2: Rose Room & Lobby £1,015,000
ZONE 3: New foyer extension £757,000
ZONE 4: Technical upgrades to hall £1, 478,000
ZONE 5: Main Festival Hall/Backstage £3,397,00
ZONE 6: Town Hall Offices & Small Hall £1,788,00
ZONE 7: Festival Hall Chambers 1,218,000
ZONE 8: External Landscape £118,000
ZONE 9: Energy Efficiency Upgrade £1,673,000
WHERE is the Business Plan?
Petersfield Town Council have identified that a comprehensive Business Plan is a critical element of this planning process and this will form an integral part of RIBA4 stage. 2022 will see a Business Operations Working Party set up to spearhead this important task.
Where’s the money coming from?
We are actively exploring every opportunity to access funding for the Festival Hall project including grant applications.