New Dimensions Music and Place in Hampshire

New Dimensions is funded by Hampshire County Council, and run jointly by Anvil Arts, Basingstoke and Turner Sims, Southampton.

Artistic Direction 
Matthew Cleaver, Deputy Chief Executive, Anvil Arts and Kevin Appleby, Concert Hall Manager, Turner Sims

Project Manager
Tammy Bedford

Anvil Arts, the largest performing arts organisation in Hampshire, runs The Anvil, The Haymarket and The Forge in Basingstoke. Artistic Associates include the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Brodowski Quartet and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Anvil Arts presents world class music of all genres as well as a year round community and education programme.

Turner Sims is acknowledged as one of the finest music venues in the country. Hosting over 60 concerts a year, it attracts internationally renowned performers such as Hayley Westenra, Courtney Pine, Jamie Cullum, guitarist John Williams and pianist Alfred Brendel. Situated on Southampton University’s Highfield Campus, the varied programme includes classical, jazz, folk and world music, as well as talks from personalities such as actor and adventurer Charley Boorman, BBC geologist Iain Stewart, and award-winning travel writer William Dalrymple.

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