Upcoming gigs and events:

  • Creeper

    As the March 24th release of their debut album ‘Eternity, In Your Arms’ edges ever closer, CREEPER can now announce details of their biggest European headline tour to date. The news follows their spectacular rise throughout 2016 which included winning Best British Newcomer at the Kerrang! Awards and Best New Band at the Metal Hammer […]

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  • The Floyd Effect

    “Toward the Dark Side (and Beyond)” Tour 2016-17 The music of Pink Floyd as it was meant to be heard Having toured since 2007, The Floyd Effect is renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the band’s members are top quality musicians with pedigrees that […]

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  • IRA (Polish band)

    IRA – polski zespół rockowy, którego zdecydowaną siłą są koncerty. Sprawdzona marka. Na scenie od ponad 25 lat. Największe sukcesy IRA przypadły na pierwszą połowę lat 90-tych. Wydana w 2009 roku płyta „9” uzyskała status złotej. W 2010 roku zespół odniósł niebywały sukces na Festiwalu w Opolu – otrzymał aż trzy Superjedynki, w kategorii: ZESPÓŁ […]

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  • Hattie Jacques + Strumpet Town

    To celebrate their 10 year anniversary together as a band (2006-2016)  Hattie Jacques Playlist  will be playing club 1865 in Southampton  with the mighty Strumpet town for night of Mod-Soul-Britpop- Northern Soul and Motown Classics. Two of Southampton’s best live bands sharing the same stage for the first time… — 7.30pm – 1am

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  • KULT

    Kult is an altenative rock band from Warsaw, Poland. Formed in 1982, the band released its eponymous first album in 1987, taking its time to blend punk, new wave, jazz and hard rock into one style. Band is 35 years on the stage.

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  • Maia

    A genre busting mix of sweet stunning vocal harmonies over funky blissed out grooves; punctuated by echoing banjo, guitar, shimmering mandolins, spooky brass and keyboards. Self proclaimed ‘Sci-fi folk’ evangelists Maia formed in 2009 as experimental acoustic alchemists playing whatever instruments were lying around. After touring and playing festivals over the last four years and […]

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  • Southampton Game Fest

    Hampshire’s biggest gaming event is back and bigger than ever. The Southampton Game Fest is entering its third year and this time we are sponsored by Arcade Europe, who will be bringing a selection of custom-made arcade machines and running a tournament.  As we did last year, we are donating a large proportion of our profits to […]

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  • LUCHA LIVE #2

    LUCHA LIVE #2 | SOUTHAMPTON: Bark twice if you’re in Southampton Lucha LIVE | Smaller, more intimate venues with all the action! Smaller but just as mighty! We debut in Southampton for Lucha LIVE Two Talent scheduled to appear include: – Bruiserweight Pete Dunne – WWE UK Champion Tyler Bate – Lucha Underground Star Angelico […]

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  • The Skids

    SKIDS – 40th Anniversary Tour 1977-2017 The Skids formed in 1977 in their home town of Dunfermline, Scotland by Richard Jobson, Stuart Adamson, Bill Simpson & Tom Kellichan. After releasing an independent single the band were played by John Peel, supported The Clash in concert and then were signed to Virgin Records in 1978. Their first singles were “Sweet Surburbia”, “The Saints are […]

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  • Blue Beat w/ Danny Searle

    SKA Central welcomes you to its first event in Southampton featuring….BLUE BEAT Featuring Ex Loonee Toons frontman Danny Searle and a Special Guest : A band put together specifically for this event by the Founder of Orange Street Lee Fletcher we see legends of all kinds come together for a cracking night of SKA with […]

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  • Will Varley

    In March 2015 Will Varley walked out on stage at the Royal Albert Hall, shortly after signing a record deal with independent music champions Xtra Mile Recordings. His new album ‘Postcards From Ursa Minor’ was released on October 30th and recieved extensive national airplay, with The Independent describing it as ‘A gem of a record’. For […]

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  • Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy

    Carl Palmer is a drummer’s drummer. A consummate professional, a brilliant technician and a dynamic showman, he has thrilled listeners and audiences alike for nearly four decades with some of music’s most memorable bands including Atomic Rooster, The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, Asia and Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Along the way his dazzling speed […]

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  • Wildboys

    Let’s go back in time to experience a 1980’s themed Christmas party’s featuring : The Wild Boys The Wild Boys are widely regarded as the best LIVE 80s Function band in the UK today. Having formed in the summer of 2009 Wild Boys have set very high standards with their vast performing experience and exciting […]

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Who are we?

The 1865 is a major new venue located in the centre of Southampton, with a capacity of more than 750 for standing only gigs, over 500 for club nights or 300 seated theatre style, 1865 is set to become the city’s new destination for entertainment.

Inside; is a great space with stage and dancefloor viewable from two bars and a large mezzanine. Featuring the South Coast’s best in-house sound system from d&b audio, our flexible seating allows various layouts to suit Live Bands, DJ sets, Comedy, Jazz and Cabaret as well as larger corporate or private functions.